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Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

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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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a setting right next to the lakes edge. My great grand niece was our server and quite good at what she does. Walleye was the special and very tasty. As we ate the lodge old wooden crist craft boat returned with it's passengers. The boat was pulled out of the water, wiped down and stored in it's shed next... More 

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Park River, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a 3 bedroom cabin. Very clean and comfy. 30 feet from the water. Resturant is very busy so make a reservation early. Had a lot of fun. Stayed with 3 other couples we were on a motorcycle trip with but would be a great place to take the kids.

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Hallock, Minnesota, United States
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed this weekend in Cedar Lodge. Both the fair and dragon boat races were happening this weekend, and when we arrived in Bemidji we learned that there had been an error in booking so we had no hotel room. Lucky for us, Ruttgers had a room that would accommodate our family. The resort is very historic, and we loved... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in lodge with room facing lake. Beautiful view. Room as expected - not fancy but rustic and fit our needs. Went kayaking with their equipment on lake. Great fun. Enjoyed 3 meals there. Recommend walleye everything. Perfect for families of all ages.

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Snow Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had a lakefront room in the Cedar Lodge. Great views! Enjoyed the lake with the kids. They swam in the lake and the pool. The breakfast, which was complimentary with your stay, was very nice. Can't wait to come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I thought Ruttgers would be awesome before we went there, but I had no idea! We were able to swim in both the lake and pool, kayak, and bike. My husband and I even got to have dates because of their awesome free with the stay children's program! The staff was wonderful and accommodating! If you're staying, the lakeside rooms... More 

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Oahu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My family has a history with Ruttger's, my parents met there and I worked there as a waitress in the restaurant in the early 1980's. I stayed in the hotel 2 years ago. That said, we love to go eat on the terrace by the lake. They have the Minnesota version of crab cakes made with walleye and wild rice.... More 

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We had a family gathering with about 20 people, and they accommodated us as efficient as a small group. Unbelievable view of Lake Bemidji, beautiful patio dining area and be sure to check out Pirate's Cove (bar) and say hi to Cody! See attached photo of the plate presentation for their salmon last night served with Minnesota Wild Rice. A... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Each summer when I was a child we'd go up north for a week and rent a cabin on a lake. It was fun, definately not the Ritz, but the Ritz isn't what you should expect when you go up north. Ruttger's is what I'd expect, with a little bit more. I found the history of the resort facinating, family... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Extended family vacation here in September; my wife and I had a lovely cabin and other family members stayed in a larger cabin (headquarters for meals, as they had a full kitchen and dining room). Our own cabin was wonderful - bedroom, sitting room, screened in porch, along with a small kitchenette. We loved the quiet (post Labor Day) atmosphere.... More 

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