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North Shore Cottages

7717 North Shore, Scenic Drive, Duluth, MN 55804
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St. Marys, KS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are old, old cottages, dank and not very updated. We went ahead and stayed here because we like the cottage experience and it was close to Duluth. We wanted to spend the day in Duluth and the next day go up the North Shore Scenic Drive. Although there was no one manning the office, and we had to call,... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The Only reason I am not giving them 5 stars is because the dvd player does not work and the tv channels go in and out. Otherwise I love this place. It is like going to your grandmas cabin for a getawy! Beautiful view of the lake, quiet, and very peaceful. will be back!!!!

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Hugo, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Very easy to find and a beautiful view of the lake. It is a very easy drive to downtown and very close to nearly anything. These are old-fashioned quaint cabins - our cabin had a brook running by the bedroom window, which was extra relaxing. The kitchen is well-stocked with plates, utensils, pans, etc, so you can bring your groceries... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

These cabins are nice little places to stay if you want to stay just outside of Duluth but still be close enough for a short drive into town for dinner/etc. Being right off of (old) 61 makes it a convenient spot to take off north for a day hike. The cabins are clean and well maintained. They provide firewood for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We called ahead. The woman owner was nice on the phone, but when we got there, she wasn't around and the guy was there. I think his name was Mark. He was sarcastic and unfriendly. My kids both commented that he was rude and surly. Also, it was a hot night and the cabins have no a.c. And the wi-fi... More 

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We were very happy with our stay at North Shore Cottages. The price was right, the cabins were clean, nice view from our deck. It could use some updates and maintenance work on the cabins and grounds, but we were comfortable there, except for the extra hard bed. It was close enough to Duluth to make grocery shopping and sightseeing... More 

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Cottages are well maintained vintage cabins. Our bed was comfortable, sheets good quality, bathroom spotless. Many original fixtures are still in use which gives it a "walking back in time" quality. The location is close to Duluth and good value when compared to overpriced rooms in town. We stayed at North Shore Cottages on a foggy December night, which... More 

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Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My husband and I have been staying at North Shore Cottages since we first started dating. They are affordable, comfy and have a wonderful view of the lake. We loved them so much that we actually got married across from the cabins on the shore of Lake Superior, and had our humble little after the wedding get together in one... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed here for a night recently and loved it! Had a one bedroom cottage with a view to Lake Superior. Was impressed at how clean everything was (the sheets and towels felt clean and didn't have that gross worn in and overused smell some hotels have). The kitchen was small but functional and came stocked with pots and pans for... More 

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Liverpool, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Stayed for a single night at the cottages on a road trip around the Lake. Originally intended on staying in Duluth but after driving through was much happier with this location. Directly over the road from the lake, the cottage we stayed in was small, rustic but comfortable, I'd even go as far as cosy. The manager was very friendly... More 

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