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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My parents stayed here in October. They were not pleased. The person working at the desk did not speak English and had an interpreter. The room they stayed in was not very clean- the garbage had not been emptied from the previous guests! The doors were badly damaged. Housekeeping only left one set of towels for two people. On the... More 

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Fox Lake, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Used conference room for 3 days. Whole ceiling had water stains, mold, and mildew really bad. Some tiles are ready to fall. Smelled so bad down there. Carpet was not vacuumed for us. Stuff on floor in corners looked like it fell from ceiling, cobwebs with spiders. Looked like it had been there awhile. Wallpaper was taped where is was... More 

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Joliet, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

This isn't the place to stay if you're looking for wow-factor luxury and entertainment. But if you find yourself in or near Ripon and need a decent place to lay your head for the night and bath/shower in the morning, I would highly recommend The Welcome Inn. The room decor is mid-90's, but not shabby. There's wi-fi. If you're trying... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Well it was clean. This is a very low economy hotel at at high end hotel price. The room was very small with an even smaller bath room. The bed was uncomfortable and the pillows were lumpy. This establishment is in need of a major remodel. The clerk was pleasant but was not available in the early morning. The fair... More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Friendly staff, clean room. Very old facility, looked like original bed spread etc., still being used. If you enjoy old motels, and are not accustomed to entry level modern hotel chains, this might work.

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Thank Mark M
Arlington Heights, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I was on a long bike trip with friends through Wisconsin and we were stopping at small local Hotel/Motels. Welcome inn in Ripon was great. The owner was working the front desk and he was delightful. The room was big, clean and very affordable. The next time that I am close to Ripon, Wisconsin I will make sure I stay... More 

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Thank Paul P
Cary, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We arrived without reservations at the end of a long day riding bicycles across WI county roads. Asked for one room w three beds. The Manager explained he had one but need 30 to prepare it since cleaning staff were absent that day, a Sunday. He offered us weary travelers some ice cold beers while we waited. Wow, we were... More 

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Thank Daniel K
Lima, Peru
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2015

After a century bicycling day we arrived at the Welcome Inn in Ripon, tired but looking forward to relaxing and getting a bit to eat. The management was excellent and offered us two cold beverages to cool down. We had stayed there a couple of years earlier on the same route and the management remembered us and gave us a... More 

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Thank JXFP22
Moab, Utah
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

Rooms are dated. Internet is mediocre at best. If you have work to get done that requires internet do not stay there. No coffeemakers in room despite their website stating that they are furnished. Continental breakfast and breakfast room is the smallest we have ever seen and I travel a lot. We stayed for 2 nights because we had no... More 

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Thank dallard101
Ripon
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

Starting with the Cons, the hotel is quite out-dated. The bathroom was small and in need of some repairs. The television worked for an hour and then for the next 3 days all we could watch was ESPN. The 2-cup coffee maker was reluctant to work properly and brewed the first time entirely in the grounds reservoir. Once we figured... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Welcome Inn

Address: 240 East Fond Du Lac Street, Ripon, WI 54971
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Ripon
Price Range: $75 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Welcome Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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Best Western Ripon
Ripon Best Western
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“Try another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles jackc1212, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back of the hotel and on the 2nd floor (there are only 2 floors).”
 of 5 bubbles 841erikas, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for rooms in the back, the front ones facing street can be quite noisy, being Wisconsin, a lot of bikes, and the traffic light right in front foes not help. And even on week nights there were people talking just outside the window at 11:45 pm, when the shops and restaurants in Ripon closes around 4 pm. This is Ripon Downtown. I do not recommend the ?Comfort Inn, which is in the Industrial Zone.”
 of 5 bubbles kbiscuitt, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
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