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West Sacramento, California, USA
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This is an older hotel that has charm but it's potential isn't being fulfilled. Some of the rooms have been remodeled and others have not. You do not want to stay in a room that has not been remodled. They originally put us in one of those rooms and it is one of the worst rooms I have ever seen....

1Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

After driving 18 hrs from Georgia I get ready to take a shower there's a ring around the tub and 3 hairs in the tub I called down to front desk and advised the clerk that the tub is dirty the clerks response is Okay like that's normal for the tub to be dirty so I said do you expect...

Thank Tonya B
Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Front desk area was nice, clerk was nice, thought the room would be too. Disgusting. Carpet was FILTHY, no padding under it, walls were FILTHY, carpet in halllway - FILTHY, bed was rollaway bedframe with no headboard, lame mattress, felt like a flophouse. I would not let my dog stay there, we unfortunately, were stuck with the reservation. NEVER again,...

Thank Dianna G
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Front desk clerk was unpleasant. Our room could have used a complete renovation especially the carpet. The parking lot had tailgating that was off putting (scarry). I would not recommend this hotel to anyone.

Thank peab69
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 July 2014

You stay at the Coates all depends on luck. I have stayed at the Coates three times. My stays have consistently gone downhill but with a grudgingly acceptance that the could-be charming place is overpriced and underwhelming for its prices and location. Your stay depends on luck. Luck with the cleanliness of your room. Luck if your room has a...

1Thank G0PackGO
Virginia, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I've lived in the area my whole life and stayed there for business. I arrived very late at night on a weekday and was greeted reluctantly by the front desk staff. The room was not clean, to put it gently, and in definite need of updating. I requested more pillows from the front desk, which seem to annoy the staff...

Thank Brad S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Awoke from a much-needed nights' sleep, turned on the bathroom light and was greeted by a HUGE cockroach scurrying around. Had to grab a shoe and he did not go down without a fight -- definitely not the wake-up call I wanted or expected! I mentioned to the front desk (put the dead guy in a ziplock bag and gave...

4Thank Mike S
Andover, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Out 2 keys didnt match the deadbolt- Meaning some1 switched out a key. So a stranger had access to the room at all times. Front desk says oh we have a problem with prostitution. Our cameras dont cover those rooms. How easy for clients! Ahem! We asked for another rm with a KEY CARD- she says ih thats an upgrade...

5Thank SnoopiMN
Washburn, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I stayed at The Coates for an event. The staff was very accomodating and friendly. There appear to be two sides of the hotel, an older one and a new one. They are currently in the process of updating the hotel in sections. However, considering the price, I had very few things to complain about. Yes, having a room near...

Thank Cheryl H
Virginia, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 January 2014

The hotel is an older one but a very charming, and welcoming place to stay. The front desk staff was helpful, and nice. The room was basic, but clean. There was a lot of things to do, and places to eat right within walking distance from the hotel. No continental breakfast, but they do have coffee, and doughnuts in the...

Thank qtpunk_3691

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Coates Plaza Hotel is proud to extend to you a warm atmosphere of style and comfort. Our northern Minnesota location in the heart of downtown Virginia, on the corner of Chestnut and 5th Avenue, is the perfect location for a business stay or a wonderful vacation. We are pleased to offer 72 guest rooms arranged in two connected buildings with a three story glass atrium pool area with swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna. Full Service banquet facilities are available for all occasions. An on site lounge is open 4pm daily, Happy Hour lasts until 7pm. Free Coffee and pastries are served from 6am to 11am daily. Our friendly and professional staff will make your stay memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coates Plaza Hotel

Address: 502 Chestnut St, Virginia, MN 55792-2532 (Formerly Park Inn International Virginia)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Virginia
Price Range: $141 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coates Plaza Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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“Stay away from the pool”
 of 5 bubbles Outsider33, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to get a room with a "Pool View"”
 of 5 bubbles DAH01FIB, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all very good!”
 of 5 bubbles shaleeg, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet because the hotel is several blocks off the main highway (US53).”
 of 5 bubbles Zunitalks, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
“ask for one of the recently renovated rooms. its an old character hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles macherry, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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