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Kettle Falls Hotel

10502 Gamma Road, Voyageurs National Park, MN 56669
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

There is a fundamental difference between staying at Kettle Falls Hotel and stopping there for lunch, particularly on the two days a week when the National Park boat tour stops for lunch and the small staff can be overwhelmed. Staying there allows you to be transported for a short period into a different and simpler time. We stayed two nights... More

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Atlanta
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We went on the National Park's Grand Tour from the Kabetogoma Visitors Center, which took us to this hotel and restaurant. The only people they served while we were there at prime lunch time were from the boat. We had walleye sandwiches, with the wild rice soup (recommended on TA). The meal was seriously overpriced, but we thought at least... More

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Plano, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Waited an hour and still did not get served our food. Finally had to leave. Mgr said they were short-handed, yet others who arrived in the restaurant after us were served. The boat tour to reach Kettle Falls is pretty good, although it could be cut down by 2 hours at least. You can only look for so many bald... More

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Plano
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

The worst service I've ever had. I came here for lunch with my family and we waited over an hour for our food to arrive but it never came. They had one waitress working, who we took pity on, but there was no organization in the restaurant whatsoever. The people that had arrived after we did got served almost immediately.... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This family friendly place was a hoot. If you look at my individual scores of this place you may wonder why over all I rated this little Hotel a 4. In short, personality and history. You start with a 30 minute boat ride through beautiful Voyagers national park. A nice change from the 8 hour shuttle we had just taken... More

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pleasant hill, MO
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This trip was a step back in time as we enjoyed our week-stay at Kettle Falls Hotel. Our first night was in the hotel (which we later found out might be haunted ... but we didn't hear any ghosts). Our next three nights were in the lower level of one of the cabins, right by the water! The last three... More

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Milwaukee, Wi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

If I was looking for a place that, by simply arriving, would lower my pulse rate from 75 beats a minute to 55 beats, it would be this place. There is absolutely nothing to do, and you have all day to do it. And by absolutely nothing to do, I mean all you can do here is hike, canoe, take... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I have fond memories of this place. My grandmother's friends the Williams ran this hotel and their daughters Fran and Betsy were childhood friends then they went on to run the Thunderbird Lodge. I got to stay with them my 9th summer and run through the kitchen. The Williams always had dogs and puppies. We would take the boat over... More

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Brooklyn Park
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I love this place. It is not easy to get to which is why it maintains it's charm. Rick the guy who runs it was a bush pilot and has great stories. As a pilot myself I can relate to his stories. The fishing can be spotty without knowledge of the lake system or a guide but fishing is not... More

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Chicago, IL
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

This has got to be the most unusual National Park Lodge in the nation. Mercifully not run by one of the big concessioners, it has more of the atmosphere of a remote state park lodge, low key and informal, run by a couple of locals. The rooms are sunny and comfortable and very clean except for the flies, which look... More

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Address: 10502 Gamma Road, Voyageurs National Park, MN 56669
Location: United States > Minnesota > Voyageurs National Park
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Voyageurs National Park

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