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Lou's Lodge

815 8th Ave, Madison, MN 56256-1150
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If you are a hunter or fisher this is the place to stay, we offer a cleaning area for all your effort, cutting tables, running water, even knives. Don't take it home and clean it do it here and keep the wife (or hubby) happy! But please do not think its just for hunters, we are here if your wedding and vacation needs.
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Karen in Mpls. wrote a review Jul. 2020
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota20 contributions5 helpful votes
My room was small but had several amenities I was not expecting: coffee maker with packets of real coffee (not instant), microwave oven, and a combination refrigerator/freezer (the freezer was not tiny but had plenty of room for several large blocks of "blue ice.") It was a very hot day and the air conditioner worked great.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Travel149631 wrote a review Jun. 2019
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We just stayed in one of the recently remodeled rooms and it was very good! In the past it had smelled musty, but the new owners have done a great job on the update of the rooms. The only suggestion I would have is that the lighting is not good enough for reading when in the room. Need taller lamps so that it shines where it needs to, and the side of the bed with the recliner next to it needs to have a wall lamp between the bed and the recliner (this could be corded into the nearby outlet). There is no light on that side of the bed.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
c v wrote a review May 2019
Roseville, Minnesota2 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed at Lou's Lodge during Salt Lake Birding Weekend. Rooms are clean and updated. Beds are very comfortable. Had a plumbing issue late on Saturday night and contacted owner who came immediately and came up with a workaround plan for the night. Owner is very motivated to provide excellent customer service and ongoing updating of the resort.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Beckita wrote a review Feb. 2019
Minnesota12 contributions3 helpful votes
The rooms are clean and updated. My husband and I stayed for several nights with our dog while hunting. Chad is really a nice guy and very hospitable. The rooms have been redone since he bought the place. The garage has been turned into a neat place to hang and have a drink with the locals. The happy hour bar is always a good time too, and not too far from the motel... Until our hunting shack nearby is complete, this is definitely our go to for lodging!
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
BioButt wrote a review Sep. 2016
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As many have already noted, this place is basic. Hunters place to stay. Clean place to sleep and shower. Air Conditioning was very loud and hard to sleep at night. I think it is just fine for a few nights and pretty cost effective
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Date of stay: September 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
Responded Mar. 21, 2017
Thank you for your review, while OK is not what we shoot for your review is. We are a basic old school motel. and Hunting and fishing is our thing. We offer free use of a cleaning area for our guests, so come fish or hunt, Bring it back here, and clean your hunting or fishing rewards.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lou's Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lou's Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Lac qui Parle County Museum (1.2 km), Grand Theatre (0.8 km), and Mojo's Boutique LLC (0.2 km).
What are some restaurants close to Lou's Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include After Five Supper Club, Pantry Cafe & Catering, and De Toy's Family Restaurant.
Is Lou's Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Madison.
Are pets allowed at Lou's Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.