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Ridge Motor Inn

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160 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The front desk staff was helpful but the place needs major work. The hallway carpet was dirty and frayed with ripples the length of the hall. The veneer on the doors was beat up and in some places ripped off the doors. The hot water in the hand sink was scalding hot and you could stand in the middle of... More 

Thank John C
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel with friends for one night. The room was horrible. The carpet was stained, the wallpaper was peeling off. The room smelled terrible. I would not even take off my shoes while in the room. The door was scratched everywhere. I will not be staying at this hotel ever again. Very disappointing!!!

Thank Kristy G

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57 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant and bar area, but through those double green doors lies their dirty little secret. While the common areas tge check in, the leather seating area, the game room and maybe the pool areas were decent..the rooms and the hallways leading up to them are a nightmare. Pretty disgusting. ..torn and badly stained carpet..I wish I had my camera..we... More 

Thank ronna1970
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This place gives me mixed feelings. It was reasonably priced for a last minute stay and was relatively close to the dells (approximately 20 minutes). The staff were friendly and the check out process was as simple as handing in keys. There were fresh towels, a coffee machine, mini fridge, microwave, air conditioner, and tv. The amenities were appreciated. However,... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

One star rating for this hotel is generous. This place is so bad, we had to leave after we had checked in for 1/2 hour. Too many problems to describe but here are a few. -non smoking room smelled like smoke - sticky carpet -holes on the blanket -walls are Un kept, I mean all walls including the hallway. I... More 

Thank Albert B
Beg Bend, WI
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81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

You can tell from the outside that this place was probably pretty good in the 80's of 90's. It had a pool and WI FI and exercise room. Was a 15 minute freeway drive from the Dells. Also had an attached restaurant. Room had very old carpet with the lingering smell of cigarettes. The TV was old and small but... More 

Thank Jerry W
Portage, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Had to stay here last minute due to power problem at home. First time my fiancé and I have stayed here. Price was the main reason for this stay. What can I say, you get what you pay for. Room was clean, but is very dated. If you need a place to crash for the night it works perfect. Rooms... More 

Thank burnstad87
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145 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

So we stayed here a night before our arrival to Wisconsin dells. It was $86 which I thought was a decent price. First. The entrance had 2 male employees sitting on the floor outside smoking. We met with the checking and that was a nightmare. She pulls out 2 keys out of a shoebox type thing. As we walked to... More 

Thank rpm1774
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Grubby, old, and false information. This property needs maintenance and an overall remodel. Inside our room the towels that were put there for use were torn and ragged on the sides. There is an anti-slip mat in the shower that I was afraid to look under. The shower head needs to be dipped in some CLR. Door wood was chipped.... More 

1 Thank Starlitskeyes
Carson City, Nevada
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152 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

The Ridge has started to show its age. But... the rooms were clean and the staff was quite helpful. The kids had a lot of fun at the pool and the restaurant, Dino's was on site and AOK. Dino's Pub is quite friendly and well stocked.

Thank Bag69

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ridge Motor Inn

Address: 2900 New Pinery Rd., Portage, WI 53901
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Portage
Price Range: $114 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ridge Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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Ridge Hotel Portage
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“Ask to be away from the pool”
 of 5 bubbles 404jerryw, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Second floor entry stairs aren't good so stay on first floor”
 of 5 bubbles Starlitskeyes, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask the staff and go look at the rooms they suggested.”
 of 5 bubbles Bag69, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask to see the room before you hand over your credit card. Although the back building is away from the road, the rooms are disgusting.”
 of 5 bubbles CDMcD, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms across from pool have a cute little sitting area and a great complementary coffee bar. Great for watching the kids, work on business and not sweat!”
 of 5 bubbles Briggs-JetsonBikes, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
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