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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Forest Lake

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Carver, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We went to this hotel because we went to the dead end hayride. It was a great hotel! Staff was nice! Rooms were nice and clean! Overall great stay. Something is up with the whirlpool though it was giving off a weird smell and made me and my friends start coughing. Other than that it was great!

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Burgdorf, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The front Desk is helpfull and friendly, rooms are cleane i would say ok. But The horrible smell in the elevator... As well the breakfest Buffet is one of the worst what i have ever seen- nothing is fresch.

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Peter S, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Forest Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We apologize for the dissatisfaction of your stay. We take the time to listen to your constructive comments so we can continually improve our services. We hope for another opportunity to exceed your expectations. Should you have any concerns during or after your stay, please reach out to any of... More 

MOntrose, United States
1 review
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great place to stay - especially if you are traveling with pets! The hotel employees were all excellent and we enjoyed our stay! It is a smaller hotel - which was perfect for us! We weren't crowded in the pool or at breakfast. And the kids LOVED the free cookies at the front desk.

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Wayzata, MN
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Was in town for a wedding over the weekend. With only a couple of choices for hotels, we picked this one based upon location. First impression was, "Wow, this place looks run down." Parking lot is a mess, smoking lounges on both sides of the front entrance with cigarette smoke and used butts everywhere, tired lobby -- you get the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Forest Lake. You may already be familiar with us, but do you know that we offer amenities that will greatly benefit your visit including; complimentary hot "Be Our Guest" breakfast, complimentary USA today Newspaper, complimentary Wifi, complimentary cribs, Rollaway (fee does apply) Meeting room Rental (holds up to 30 people), indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, Short In House Menu, Wedding Packages and Birthday Packages, complimentary cookies and fruit coffee 24 hours/day, 100% non smoking and a Pet Friendly Hotel. Our Pet Policy is small pets only, under 25 pounds, pets must be fully trained and appropriately restrained by guest, pet must comply with local legislation requirements, pets must be kept on a leash when in the hotel or on hotel property unless in the Guest lodging room. Pets must not be left unattended nor are pets allowed in the Pool, Breakfast Area and Meeting Room. A Pet fee does apply, $30.00 per day. Currently we offer an offsite Fitness Center, in 2015 we will offer a Fitness Center within the hotel. We will have onsite laundry service machines available to our guests in 2015 (the machines do have a fee). We have only a certain amount of Pet Lodging Rooms, please let us know when making your reservation that you require a Pet Lodging Room. We offer traditional queen and king lodging rooms, King Suite lodging rooms and Jacuzzi Suites. You may enjoy many attractions when visiting us, Running Aces 24/7 gaming excitement, Champion's Grill open 24 hours, live horse racing, North Branch Outlets, Forest Lake Public Beach, Forest Lake Movie Theater, golfing, Taylors Falls and Wild Mountain, Trollhaugen Ski Area, National Sports Center and so much more. I wish you a warm Welcome at the Country Inn & Suites Forest Lake, we invite you to experience hospitality at its finest. We do offer Corporate lodging Rates, Direct Billing and welcome any Group for future blocks/reservations. I hope you enjoy your stay with us, Welcome to Country Inn & Suites Forest Lake! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Forest Lake

Address: 1954 Broadway Avenue West, Forest Lake, MN 55025
Region: United States > Minnesota > Forest Lake
Price Range: $137 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Forest Lake 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Forest Lake Country Inn
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“Ask for a room up high. You might then look over the Jiffy Lube out back instead of directly into it.”
 of 5 bubbles mrfargo2, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles mommybot2, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“$30 for roll away, never paid that before anywhere!!”
 of 5 bubbles 64DougA, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If your rooms smells like smoke when you check-in asked to be moved and the staff should be helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles ADM20132013, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We booked a king suite which had French doors separating the sofa bed from our bedroom. Third floor was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretd996, 27 Dec 2013 | Read review
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