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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Very clean, and much more interesting to stay at a location with historical interest, instead of the look-alike modern hotels. If you need a pool and exercise machines, go to a franchise place. If you can walk for exercise and take in the local ambiance, great! Think
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I enjoy historic hotels and this property fits the bill. Built around 1903 or so, the Franklin Hotel has been renovated and provided EXACTLY what I wanted...a clean room, comfortable bed, basic shower and bathroom...very clean, but no frills. I was in town working on some
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Since I had a bad experience with another hotel in the past, I have a habit of checking for bed bugs at every hotel I stay at. Before bringing bags up to the room, I pulled down the covers on the bed to check for bugs, and sure enough, at the foot of the bed I found the black
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Responded 16 Aug 2017
We have recently treated our rooms and continue to inspect them regularly. It has been a big concern of ours and will continue to be as we want the stay for our guests to be as enjoyable as possible. We strive daily to provide the best accommodations, and look forward to serving you.
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This was the perfect hotel in a nice quiet town to fit my personality. The hotel is beautiful. It looks how it must have looked back 100 years ago. For those who don't do stairs, this hotel isn't for you although you can access the restaurant downstairs, you wouldn't be able to
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Our room and bathroom had been recently and very nicely remodeled. The wifi was good, stable and fast. We asked for extra pillows which they supplied. The food and drinks were fine and very well priced.
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World's Biggest Strawberry
"Our room was very comfortable. Restaurant, hallways, bathroom and beds all very clean. We'll stay again this summer. ."
"We chose one of the larger rooms and were very happy with it."
"Ask for a room with a new bed."
"Anything wrapped in bacon is good. Ask questions. Show yourself friendly, so that you will have friends. Take your time and do not get in a hurry."
"Even for 45.00 a night stay it isn't even worth 10.00! Stay in a different town!"
United StatesIowaStrawberry Point
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