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Budget Host Inn & Suites

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Reviewed 23 May 2007

It was/is filthy, smelly and not safe. The staff/owners are rude and disrespectful. The person who took my reservation misquoted gov't discount rules. DO NOT GO HERE!!!!

2Thank Millisent
Reviewed 7 March 2007

My wife and I frequent the area and it was the only place that had a room to reserve (no wonder) We were unable to go so cancelled 3 days in advance. They still charged us and refuse to refund the money even with phone records to prove it. They can't speak english and are very rude. Stay away from...

1Thank rudeboysaude
South Pole
Reviewed 29 June 2005

To call this motel a "dump" as the last reviewer did is a little over the top. It is an economy motel and the standard of appointments reflects this. Our room was large enough, very clean and quiet with an aircon that worked well and a bathroom that was more than adeqate. Breakfast is a minimalist affair but better than...

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Eagan, MN
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Reviewed 26 May 2004

First sight of the property raised suspicion; overgrown weeds, lawn never mowed, and general maintenance issues. We were greeted by a guy who looked like he just got out of bed, walked through hallways littered with piles of linens to a nonsmoking (we reserved smoking) Jacuzzi (little more than a bathtub with bubbles) room. We were then lied to by...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This charming hotel is situated near beautiful Mille Lacs Lake, Mille Lacs Kathio State Park and Grand Casino. The hotel offers shuttle service to and from the casino. Camp Ripley military and civilian training facility, Central Lakes College Brainerd Campus and the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport are just minutes away. No matter what the time of year, you will enjoy the area's many outdoor activities, including fishing, ice fishing, boating, swimming, golfing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Several shopping options are available close by for your enjoyment. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges can be found in the surrounding area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Budget Host Inn & Suites

Address: 40847 US Highway 169, Onamia, MN 56359-2231 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Onamia
Price Range: €55 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Onamia
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