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30501 Maplelag Rd., Callaway, MN 56521-9643
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, MN
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Please read this thoroughly to understand the range of both advantages and possible shortcomings of this property. Another reviewer had the same surprise I had about accommodations here. Maplelag, in most rooms we saw, has camp [dormitory] style accommodations, and not what most people in Minnesota would describe as a fancy lakeside resort. Most guests here are winter cross-country skiers... More

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Morris, MN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We go to Maplelag every year and look forward to our trip virtually all year long. The Richards family is so welcoming, the food is just great (and plenty of it!), the accommodations are nice and YES, the skiing is excellent. Jay keeps the trails in great shape, even when the conditions aren't the greatest. The Swedish pancakes, Jim's popcorn... More

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I've been to Maplelag for cross country skiing many times since 1997 and each experience has been awesome. Ski trails are constantly groomed and offer a wide variety of trails for every level of skiing. Food is delicious home cooked meals and incredible desserts. And the cookie jar is always full of very tasty treats. The Richards families are very... More

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Garfield, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I spent one night (2 days) at Maplelag this past weekend. We had a wonderful time skiing, eating the delicious food, and just relaxing together. The staff is friendly, the accommodations are clean, and the food is whole and hearty. The ski trails through the pristine woods will quicken your heart and quiet your soul. We will... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We visited Maplelag for the first time 10 years ago, invited to join friends for Presidents Day weekend. We have gone back every year. The Richards family welcomes you and makes the stay special. The x-country skiing is the best we have ever experienced. Even when the rest of the state has little or no snow, Maplelag has had just... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This was my first time at Maplelag and I was in the minority. This cross country ski resort is an annual migration for the majority of the guests, with some coming once a year for more than 30 years. The ski trails were amazingly groomed, the family owned resort was huge with a hot tub, nooks for talking, reading, email,... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

An excellent cross-country ski resorts. Accommodations are a bit rustic, but very comfortable. Do and excellent job of grooming the trails and the meals very good and plentiful. Unlimited hot drinks and cookies are very nice. Highly recommend.

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

2 of my friends and I went here (all mid-twenties) for a weekend and it was awesome. The food was great and the concept of family dining was so much fun! We learned so much about cross country skiing from them and shared much laughter. The staff was accommodating and pleasant to talk to. We also rented their skis and... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This family owned and run cross country skiing, biking, wedding and conference destination is a diamond in the rough but once found becomes an annual place to gather with family and friends. I have been going there since the 80's with friends to x ctry ski and snowshoe on trails and tracks that are the best in the state. Whether... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This was our 4th visit to Maplelag over the holidays. The trails are absolutely beautiful and well groomed. We love the beautiful, enormous lodge with stained glass windows in the dining room, ample sitting areas on the 1st floor and upstairs, as well as the amenities downstairs: sauna, steam room and large hot tub, among other things. The food was... More

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Address: 30501 Maplelag Rd., Callaway, MN 56521-9643
Location: United States > Minnesota > Callaway
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