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Janesville, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is showing age. We have stayed here for quite a few years. They are doing updates on stairs on one end. Rooms need thorough cleaning in the tough to reach areas seems overlooked. Employees are very friendly and care about the guests. Room size is a plus .Will be trying elsewhere on next visit.

Thank Mike S
Puerta Vallarta
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The staff were amazing and super friendly! The lobby was beautiful. Room was cozy...the one bedroom suite was great to be able to have a fridge and make breakfast before the marathon. The staff gave us a very late check out without any problems so we could shower after the run.

Thank Chrissy2213
Fairmont, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

GREAT sized room / GREAT breakfast / GREAT daytime staff / GREAT price! BAD: the condition of the lighting... which included missing light bulbs and torn shades / broken kitchen dishwasher / bad phone with NO helpful night staff / NO hotel directory in room / NO "do not disturb" sign / and noisy running in hallways on 3rd floor... More 

Thank BFF67
Pezenas, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were traveling in California and I made a reservation through booking.com on River Hills Hotel in Cambria. Unfortunately River Hills is in Minesota so of course I cancelled immediatly and made a phone call to River Hills explaining my mistake!! They say no pb to me and to booking and in the end they Keep my money. The owner... More 

Thank sdalic
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was very nice. Clean rooms and a full kitchenette including a full refrigerator. Location was great with the hotel being right next to the mall. The patio area in back was really relaxing except for all the mosquitoes. Would definitely come back!

Thank Jim P
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

If there was another hotel nearby with a vacancy we would check out now but there is not We have barely had room Service The floors are dirty with spider webs everywhere The breakfast buffet is limited Someone used the hot tub as a bathroom Do not stay here

Thank Mark J
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Stayed here for 5 nights in July. Had to switch rooms due to humid feeling, bad smell, and AC not working at times. Dryer did not even dry my underwear and had to go to laundromat to dry an entire load. Housekeeping some days came as late as almost 4pm. Upon arriving home after my trip I noticed several brand... More 

Thank PTerry1515
Mpls, MN
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The potential is there but won't be back anytime too soon! I have never seen a hotel with 2 single doors (no handicap access) to go through to get to the lobby. It was a constant struggle to open the doors with your arms full! Lobby area, backyard seating and new hallway carpet give you a first good impression until... More 

Thank princessk
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Like i said, great extended stay style hotel. The bad reviews are by those who seem to expect 4+ star service and rooms no matter where they stay lol. Arrived late, but they were really nice, friendly, helpful, and laid back while helping me check in. They are going through the process of remodeling/upgrading with new local ownership. Which means... More 

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Thank Guddler1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I had the misfortune of spending three nights at this hotel during a visit to Minnesota to see my daughter. The lobby had been freshly redecorated and they did a good job but that's where they stopped caring. The room was so musty smelling I had to keep the windows open the whole time. The decor wasn't updated since the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether taking a vacation, traveling for business, or looking for extended-stay, the River Hills Hotel and Suites of Mankato, MN offers spacious family and business hotel suites. We are conveniently located east of the intersection of Hwy 169 and Hwy 14, next to the River Hills Mall. This all-suite hotel features a delightful complimentary breakfast buffet, high-speed Internet, 39" HD LED televisions, fully equipped kitchens in every suite and more! Enjoy your stay in Mankato, MN and experience all the comforts of home during your stay at River Hills Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Hills Hotel

Address: 1000 Raintree Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-4890 (Formerly GrandStay Residential Suites Hotel Mankato)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Mankato
Price Range: $170 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — River Hills Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Grandstay Residential Suites Mankato Hotel Mankato
Grandstay Residential Hotel Mankato
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“If you get a room with a sleeper sofa, make sure you ask for extra bedding and blankets.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrissy2213, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the top floor, but so were the partying teens. Not so good for sleeping. Maybe we should have gone for floor number 1.”
 of 5 bubbles BFF67, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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