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Rock Island Lodge

10 Government Dock Rd | Lake Superior, Wawa, Ontario P0S1K0, Canada
Rock Island Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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69 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew we weren't getting a Delta, and by comparison, perhaps Rock Island is pretty good - compared to the roadside motels in this part of the country, but is was not at all what we had in mind. Its like a camp - the food, the rooms and the common area. The first and "best" room has its own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've spent several nights at Rock Island and will spend many more. The setting is superb, the lodge is cozy and welcoming. Rooms are clean and spacious, most with wonderful views out their windows. In the evening you can relax down at the beach in front of a fire or inside the main room of the lodge beside the fire... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

3 nights 4 days of pleasure. The staff is great the views are better. Overall this is a great place to stay and recover from the world! We hiked, rock hunted, rested, paddle boarded, kayak, read, and had some great times talking with staff and fellow lodge guests. The views are to die for. The meals are first class. The... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Spent a wonderful spring weekend here with family. Weather cooperated, with sunshine and comfortable hiking temperatures on both Saturday and Sunday. Lodge was a great base, comfortable beds, filling meals, cheerful staff and a magnificent view of Lake Superior. This is not a luxury resort, but rather a comfortable base for outdoor activities. Upscale camping with very nice rooms, homey... More 

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had one room in the lodge and the teepee as well in August and we would have stayed a second night but there was no vacancy. It was only because of a cancellation that we could get the room on short notice. We never book our trips to Wawa with much notice and have wanted to try Rock Island... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Sadly, I didn't get a chance to stay here. It was our first choice when searching the internet on our way up to Superior. We were just passing through and it caught my attention right away. I called and left a message and David called me back within 30 minutes. Sadly at the time I was out of cell range... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you love Lake Superior, good conversation, healthy food, wood stoves, eco-conscious tourism, and bald eagles....it doesn't get any better than this! I haven't been lucky enough to stay in warm or sunny weather to try out the kayaks, but there is always next time!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We broke a road trip across Canada by staying here for three days. Had no idea what to expect, but were blown away by the beautiful location, right on the shore of Lake Superior. It's quite a basic, dormitory style set-up, with only 4 rooms, and primarily aimed at outdoor lake activities. It was early in the season when we... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

In July 2013, the Mac ( McMaster University) girls from Brandon Hall got together for our annual good time at Rock Island Lodge. It was raining when we arrived from London, Hamilton, Mississauga and the Soo but that did not deter us from hiking from Silver Falls through a lovely peaceful forest. Our accommodation was shared with two gals in... More 

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Michigan
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

On a recent camping trip to Ontario, we discovered we'd left our tent poles at home. We asked the nice folks at Naturally Superior Adventures/Rock Island Lodge if they could rent us a tent for a week. They did, for a very reasonable price, as well as a campsite at their rustic beach for the first night. It saved our... More 

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