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Idle Spurs Inn

960 US Highway 75, Ortonville, MN 56278-4087
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Formerly know as Vali-Vu Motel, the Idle Spurs Inn has 12 completely remodeled rooms. Nine rooms have 2 full beds and three have 1 queen bed.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Air conditioning
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Denise Oatley Hall wrote a review Apr. 2021
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I pulled up in the outside the building was nice neat well kept. I went inside and was greeted warmly, checked in and was told that I needed anything to just let them know. I went into my room and it was surprising and lovely. I’ve been told they redecorated lately and the rustic feel and the clean minimalistic space was just right. There’s a small refrigerator and a microwave and a nice television a comfy bed, beautiful shower with a rain head. I was happy to find tile and rustic flooring...no carpeting! I highly recommend this lovely gem to rest you head. Nice leather recliner.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
James W wrote a review Dec. 2020
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Note that the poor reviews are 5 years or older! The new owners didn't just put on some fresh paint and buy new lamps - the rooms are all updated, remodeled, and sleek. No bad smells or bad grout - the rooms are simple and pleasant with a clever twist of iron fittings. I cover about 40k miles per year with my dogs, from nice Kimpton hotels in big cities to small town roadhouses, and the Idles Spurs is now one of my favorites.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: Room decor is similar to the Iron Works Hotel in Beloit, WI (yes, really!)
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Response from Jolene Rick, Marketing at Idle Spurs Inn
Responded Dec. 14, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope you stay with us again sometime!! Idle Spurs Inn
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David H wrote a review Dec. 2020
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I've stayed here when it was the ValiVu Inn. It was old but clean and comfortable and cheap and the people were great. Now its the Idle Spur Inn the new people are great the rooms are clean and comfortable BUT!!! beautifully updated. I usually stay there while pheasant hunting in South Dakota. They really went all out to accommodate the hunters with having a clean and heated building behind the hotel set up with a cleaning table and freezer to keep your birds in or fish in. If fishing big stone lake is what brings you to Ortonville. Cost is obviously higher but still well worth the stay
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Jennifer J wrote a review Aug. 2019
Eagan, Minnesota193 contributions49 helpful votes
We needed place to stay for a family reunion and found a vacancy here. It was great! Room was completely remodeled. It was clean and perfect place to stay for our family of 4. The person in the office was very helpful!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Rev Johannes M wrote a review Oct. 2015
Hattiesburg, Mississippi461 contributions208 helpful votes
Very old motel. The parking lot needed to be repaved. Rooms were small but they were comfortable. They could have used some updating. There was wifi. A Dollar General was next door. There are a couple of fast food places North on US 75.
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Date of stay: June 2015
Trip type: Travelled on business
United StatesMinnesotaOrtonville
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Frequently Asked Questions about Idle Spurs Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Idle Spurs Inn?
Nearby attractions include Headwaters Grill and Bar (1.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Idle Spurs Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and free instant coffee.
What food & drink options are available at Idle Spurs Inn?
Guests can enjoy free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Idle Spurs Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Idle Spurs Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lakewood Supper Club, Lingonberry's Pastry and Coffee Shop, and Big Rock Grill & Casino.
Is Idle Spurs Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Ortonville.
Are pets allowed at Idle Spurs Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.