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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our "home away from home" when we visit our family nearby. It is always very clean, comfortable and quiet. The owners are very responsive to any and all requests/inquiries. Great up-keep of the property and rooms and we appreciate being able to utilize the free WIFI. We don't always look forward to our family visits but we do...

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Crestwood, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This quaint little motel is truly a gem. The proprietor is a wonderful and friendly woman. She offered many tips to enjoy the local community. The rooms are individually decorated and very well kept. I would definitely recommend this place, a nice quiet place by the woods.

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1Thank Lynda A
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stopped here on the way up to Canada on my motorcycle based on other reviews. It was very clean, the bed was very comfortable and the owner was very kind and engaging. For $51 for a single person you can't beat it I'll take this place over a motel 6 any day. Thank you for a pleasant experience.

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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

This was a fantastic place to stay! Very comfortable and clean and the owners were very hospitable and knowledgeable about the area. I want to go back here with my children and do some more exploring. The area is beautiful and I can't wait to come back again and again!

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Thank Amber B
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We are frequent guests of the Drake Motel and we love it here. Right off the highway and pet friendly. The rate is $56 for double occupancy and you get a spacious and comfortable room. Beds are comfortable and the owners are incredibly hospitable. Stumbled on this gem late at night as we come back every time we pass through.

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1Thank jocanadianeh
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 December 2014

I've been coming here to stay for years. Wonderful rooms, great price and the things I need when I come up to fish. Mike and Diane make your stay wonderful. Ideally located near many great lakes for fiching.

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Thank Byron T
New Hampshire
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

This place is very comfortable my boyfriend and I were passing through and decided to book a room granted if you don't fish or hunt there isn't much to do in blackduck but the room itself made up for that comfy beds spacious very clean my only complaint is the bathroom is too small and I wish there was a...

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1Thank ToffeeCookie
Aguanga, California
Reviewed 6 July 2014

My husband and I stayed here while visiting relatives. Rooms were tidy and clean. No coffee, microwave or refrigerator, just the bare bones, but nice place to sleep. Walls are thin and you can hear your neighbors TV. Would stay here again

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Unfortunately our Standard rooms do not have cooking facilities, but our Kitchenettes have the microwave, refrigerator, toaster, 2 burner range top, pots, pans, dishes (and the Large Unit has a full size kitchen with everything inc. table & chairs, and the picnic area has a gas grill for our guests to use & a deep...

Marion, Iowa
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Nice rooms, option for kitchenette is a plus. Very reasonable rates. Fish cleaning house and freezer storage is perfect addition that most places don't provide. Owners are wonderful friendly people and gratious hosts. Great central location for many great lakes (Blackduck, Winnie, Red, Bemidiji, and many others). Parking available for boat trailiers and outside outlets to be able to charge...

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The fish cleaning room & freezer space definitely gets used a lot! Thank you for your kind words, we do try to do what we can to make our guests stay enjoyable, thank you!

Suring, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 June 2014

My husband and I stay at the Drake for the simple fact the it is reasonable priced, clean and neat. We rent one of the rooms with a kitchenette in it so when we came back with our catch of the day we have a place to make our own meals. Oh ya and they have a fish cleaning house,...

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Yes, the kitchenettes come in handy to fry up fresh fish! So many lakes around us with great fishing we try to keep up on it to at least give folks a starting spot of where to fish or interesting things to see! Again, thank you for your review & hope to see you folks...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Drake Motel

Address: 172 Pine Avenue, PO Box 362, Blackduck, MN 56630
Region: United States > Minnesota > Blackduck
Price Range: $85 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Drake Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“All of the rooms are nice, it just depends on what your there to do.”
 of 5 bubbles lisapN6331RV, 15 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Depending on the group, some rooms are attached, others with mini kitchens and one large family unit. Ask for what is available to fit your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles 448berniew, 23 May 2014 | Read review
“Kitchenette's are available in some rooms for those looking to prepare light meals or a fresh catch.”
 of 5 bubbles 683anthonyg, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Big room is the best set up like a apartment with a private bedroom then big kitchen and living room. Rooms are on the front and back side of the building, circular driveway on both side although the front drive is a little deeper for the trucks and boats but still plenty of boat parking on the back.”
 of 5 bubbles perchmanw, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
“With a dog, the rooms on the backside were really nice. There is a grassy area in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles MNWineLady, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
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