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Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

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7598 Bemidji Rd NE, Bemidji, MN 56601
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may have history and a beautiful beach but that is it. We were in a 2nd floor park side "suite". A small small room with a terrible double bed and a smaller room with 2 twin beds. It smelled so bad we had to have the windows open, which in turn kept us from getting much sleep because of... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

There check in policy should be reviewed, at 5 pm we were still waiting for one of our rooms The lodge and the restaurants were very nice and the service at the restaurant was excellent The rooms need at lot of work but for this area it is the best in town

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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife Had fish tacos.Great tasting and fish was perfect.Great service nice to have people that make your lunch perfect.I had BBQ burger with bacon that was awesome.Go enjoy not to many resort restaurants left.We rented a pontoon for the afternoon after lunch and what a beautiful lake.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ruttgers was great fun. I recently visited the resort with my fiance for his family reunion. The cabins are nothing extravagant but they are comfortable enough for sleeping. You go there for the lake, which is absolutely beautiful. Bring a boat with you or lake toys (kayaks, paddle boards, etc) so you can trually enjoy your time there. You can... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We had just a weekend in the area and this was the only place on a lake nearby that I could find that didn't require a week stay. Our room was in the main lodge. I'd guess the room hadn't been updated in 40 years. Restaurant has a nice patio. Food was OK, nothing special and a bit overpriced for... More

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Our family of 12 stayed here for 5 days in 2 cabins. The lakeside activities are awesome. The kids played with the free kayaks for hours. We also rented a pontoon, a speedboat, and a canoe. The breakfast is so convenient and the kids looked forward to their waffles each morning. We didn't have a kitchen in our cabins, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We loved this place! We were driving through and wanted to find something with charm rather than the standard hotel chain type of place and this was it! We were able to get one of the last rooms available. It was on the second floor with a view of the lake. The place is filled with charm and the staff... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Be warned. I love this place. Old school, oddly plush, warm like an old fireplace. The outdoor dining on a beautiful day is as good as it gets. Good food too. The main lodge is comforting. Rutgers has always been my first choice in spite of the newer versions of road hotels appearing along the lake. The warning is this:... More

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This place is really neat. They have big floating jungle gyms in the water the kids can play on. The Pirates Cove bar is awesome and the bartenders are great, super friendly people! Would recommend this place to any visitor and locals looking for a fun night out!

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This place has charm. But during the high season the cabins are way overpriced. The cabins are old, outdated, rustic and falling apart in places and I actually don't mind it because they are just indeed charming. Here is the good: 1) Cabins are steps away from the beachfront and a great location to other cabins and the lodge. 2)... More

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Address: 7598 Bemidji Rd NE, Bemidji, MN 56601
Location: United States > Minnesota > Bemidji
Also Known As:
Ruttger`s Birchmont Hotel Bemidji

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