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Mom & Pop motel

Spery, Iowa
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Mom & Pop motel

Looking for a one night stay in a mom & pop style motel. I see several listed, but no reviews or websites. Any recommendations or negative reviews?

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1. Re: Mom & Pop motel

Shady Lawn Motel/Review:

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&biw=1003&bih=588&gs_upl=1703l4594l0l4828l18l14l0l0l0l0l422l3656l0.1.1.8.1l11l0&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=portage,+wi+motels&fb=1&gl=us&hq=motels&hnear=0x88072142e278caa7:0xe87ae504fd6cf193,Portage,+WI&cid=15291825620663805155

Lamp Lite got two bad reviews....

There's the Ridge Motor Inn....which is bigger but not a chain so perhaps somewhere in between the two options and they do have a website:

http://www.theridgemotorinn.com/index.asp

Also you can look into Baraboo which isn't too far and a good place to stay if you're looking for a smaller location. Or there's certainly bigger in Wisconsin Dells or Madison which perhaps you're wanting to avoid.

Spery, Iowa
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2. Re: Mom & Pop motel

Shady Lawn looks like a good choice for us. Just passing thru, don't need any extras, just a quiet motel with a clean room and comfortable bed at a reasonable price. Thanks!

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3. Re: Mom & Pop motel

Shady Lawn was fine for our short stop over. Room was clean, some traffic noise, but not too bad. Took advice at cxheck-in and ate burgers at Tamarack Pizza. Good, greasy bar burgers and fries. A&W for icecream before turning in, right next to the motel.

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4. Re: Mom & Pop motel

Thanks for the update - it's not an easy town to recommend a hotel for, so it's good to know that this one was acceptable for a simple stop over. Hope you had fun!

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5. Re: Mom & Pop motel

glad to hear...I like mom and pop style places every now and then still. Thanks for reporting back about your stay.

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