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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I had read the reviews before I went to Northern Lights, so I was expecting to run into rude people, no towels at the pool and an overall attitude of not caring. What I got was anything but the above. Cheryl in the Dancing Fire Restaurant was so attentive no matter how full the restaurant was. The second day my...

1Thank iamcatwmn
Milaca, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My family and I come to the Walker area yearly but this was the first time staying at this hotel and casino. We ended up booking a 2 night stay and only stayed the one after a night of being eaten alive! My husband and I woke up to bites all over our bodies and found bed bugs in our...

3Thank alfinator05
St. Laurent, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We came here on a casino bus tour. The hotel lobby was very clean and has a very nice aboriginal theme. The elevators, hallways, and rooms need to be upgraded. New carpets, new blankets, updated telephones and the addition of fridges and microwaves would be a definite improvement. The casino has many older slot machines with some new machines being...

Thank Piper C
Brainerd, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 September 2016

While booking our concert tickets we found out that the hotel was booked. We were told that we could stay in town and the casino' shuttle service would take us back and forth. No one at the casino knows anything about the service-we were given a phone number to call and when we called were told that the shuttle would...

1Thank jacicarl
Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We came here to visit the slots and buffet. From the outset, it appeared that none of the employees are happy - polite, but unsmiling, businesslike. Older machines, not too clean, and everyone complaining about the low payouts. We visited on senior's day so the buffet was $8 but was barely worth it. Small salad bar, very small dessert area,...

2Thank Meanderman01
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is our sixth annual trip to Walker Minnesota (two couples). This was not a good hotel experience. For starters, the elevator floors were filthy. I'm sure they used to vacuum the elevators weekly and steam clean once a month. Our guess is neither had been done for several months. On our second day, we went to our rooms around...

Thank William F
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at Northern lights before for moondance jam week but this has got to be one of the worst visits we've ever had. Our check in was fine; it went smoothly and the concierge was nice. Unfortunately, we had booked our room a little late so we were stuck in a smoking room; we didn't think it would be...

1Thank Chia K
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Options are limited in and near Walker, but don't stay at Northern Lights if you can help it. The rooms are dingy and in need of an update. During our recent stay we saw dirt in corners, wallpaper splattered in places, mildew at the top of the shower and the wall covering was peeling away. Our room just had an...

Thank Laurie O
North Dakota
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Husband and I decided to check this casino out on our way home to Fargo after a business trip. Upon arrival we went to the player's club to get a player's card and asked how many $$ to get one point as we see that there is a promotion going on( 25 pts to swipe for slot cash). The staff...

2Thank ohoppers
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We came through the Walker area and had not planned for our overnight stay. The advisor at the Fargo Visitor's center recommended the hotel and casino. We called and they offered a $60 double room with a $30 credit per person for food and gambling. We had the buffet with part of the credit and then played the balance at...

Thank Rebecca G

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Northern Lights Hotel & Casino

Address: 6800 Y Frontage Road NW, Walker, MN 56484
Region: United States > Minnesota > Walker
Number of rooms: 105
Also Known As:
Northern Lights Hotel Walker
Northern Lights Hotel And Casino
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“Ask for a room away from the indoor pool, they have windows that face the pool and are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles U3027NJrebeccag, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pool is on second floor, if you want the use of the pool. Request a room on second floor at the end away from pool, elevator and pop mach.”
 of 5 bubbles 276DavidR276, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“we were on fourth floor very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles bcadotte, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“we had a room on the 4th floor in the back, the halls were clean, the area was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles FayW467, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the back side of the hotel overlook a pretty pond/marsh/wetland. Try for one of these.”
 of 5 bubbles 180KerryS, 17 Jul 2013 | Read review
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