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Ludlow's Island Resort

8166 Ludlow Road, Cook, MN 55723
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No, there's no snow in MN in summer. It's a fantastic place to vacation, and there is no better place than Ludlow's. The service and amenities keep me coming back year after year. Massage, grocery delivery, great fishing, you never have to leave the lake. I book my next visit while I'm there so the leaving isn't so hard, I... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We look forward to seeing you and your family every year! Its easy to provide good service when we have such a great guest as you Ms. T. Our guests are our friends and we like to treat them that way. More 

Kansas City, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my first trip to this property. Experience was well above my expectations due to the incredible service provided by all Ludlow's employees. I stayed in Sundown with my wife and two teenage boys. The cabin is old with lots of charm...it's not the Ritz. Two bedrooms, above average beds, with each room having a full bath. Nice living... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was skeptical! I don't like nature and I don't like to cook. A week on a (cold) island with no restaurant didn't sound that good to me. But, we really had a great time, and my 9 year old son LOVED IT! There aren't that many places where you can just let kids run around without fear of strangers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

highly recommend - service is awesome and everyone is so nice! I loved my cabin and the food was outstanding! Lots of attention to detail and I didn't want to leave. I will be returning to visit and you should do yourself a favor and visit too!

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Deb. It was great having you with us last week. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time Memorial weekend with our daughter and grand daughter on the Island. This was the 17th consecutive year of our family making time to spend with our friends at Ludlows. Every year we notice improvements in the facilities, a trait Paul and Kelly learned well from Mark and Sally. As usual Lori, Mike... More 

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Lori P, Front Office Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Bill and Mary, Thank you for the wonderful review. We love having you and your family with us every year. It has been a pleasure watching your children and now your grandchild grow up at Ludlow's. See you in the fall! Lori More 

Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Ludlows has been home to our summer family vacation for more then 20 years. The island is safe for kids. The Ludlow family runs a very service oriented resort. They seem to anticipate your every need before you even know it. A true bit of paradise on a very scenic lake.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Ludlow is our family's best vacation spot. We look forward to it every summer we go. Our three boys have so much fun being on the island, boating, swimming, fishing and meeting new friends. We love that it's such a great place to unwind, unplug, and spend so much time together relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. It is like... More 

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st paul, mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We have stayed in the island may times. Each time we have been treated like family. You can't find a more serene, beautiful setting, charming cottages and friendly staff. It is unique and fun experience, in a beautiful setting.

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Story City, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have a large family so we rent two BIG cabins (guys and gals). For 7 days we play, boat, ski, read, chat, play cards/games, do puzzles, cook/eat, laugh and reconnect with our kids, ages 28 to 12. No phones, no computers just real people and real fun! Cameras are a must for the sunsets and the family antics. Last... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Our family has been spending a week at Ludlow's every summer for the past 12 years. Its our version of "a cabin up north" and we all love it. We find that we shed the stress of regular life as soon as we turn off the highway, and are relaxed by the time the shuttle gets us to the island.... More 

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