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The Great Northern Motel

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Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring beckon you North to the Great Northern Motel. We're offering fun for the whole family including hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, swimming, and more. You will never get bored! Our motel has 80 rooms available, plus we now offer are very spacious and comfortable whirlpool suite. You'll feel like you're right at home. We include a complimentary breakfast every morning you're with us; and pets are also welcome.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Lake View
Quaint
HOTEL CLASS
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13Room tips
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We go to the Hurley/Mercer area twice a year, for the Memorial Day ATV ride and in October for the Pumpkin Run. This is the first time we have stayed at this motel. We arrived Thursday evening. The Bar/Restaurant was very busy, and there was one waitress that we could see,
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Our stop in Mercer wasn't planned and happened to fall into place. We stayed at The Great Northern for one night and really wish it would have been longer. We had dinner at the restaurant on property and really loved the food. In the morning, we went down by the dock for a
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We stayed two nights for a family event. Found the hotel to be dated, the carpets in hallway extremely dirty. We saw a large black bug in the room the first night. We had two rooms and couldn't use one bed because when we pulled back sheets there was grass and mud on the
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We were surprised to find a larger than expected motel in the unincorporated city of Mercer! The lake view room we had was spacious.The carpet and some furniture in the room are showing some wear and could use replacement. The beds were comfortable and had nice sheets. We could
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We rented a room for 4 days in July of 2018. We walked into our room and had to remind myself that I just needed a place to sleep because the carpeting was so dirty and stained that I didn't like walking barefoot on it. There was a big spider in the corner of the bathroom that
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After the room was cleaned.
This actually looked like a big puke stain.
Would not take much time or money to fix things like this
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Not sure about grills, but there are picnic tables and green space and a dock, as the hotel is on a small lake. I'm guessing there might be a grill.
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"The lake view rooms are more expensive but worth the extra charge. The other side of the motel faces the highway."
"If you must stay here, make sure you get an updated room."
"Lake behind motel, the Restaraunt is a must stop to eat."
"They offer street view and lake view rooms."
"All of the rooms are good."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 98 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the great northern hotel
LOCATION
United StatesWisconsinMercer
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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