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North Shore Cottages

7717 North Shore, Scenic Drive, Duluth, MN 55804
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The throw-back appeal of these quaint cottages, from the lack of A/C to the knotty pine walls, to the Superior view make this a wonderful little get-away. As a couple just staying for a night on our way through to Canada, we found the room to have everything we needed; very clean, quiet, low-key, and relaxing. An incredibly scenic and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Although we were warned that the rooms were "just rustic cabins," Northshore was a perfect place to spend the night for a pair of typical tent-campers. Very clean and well kept, private kitchenette, fridge, sink, shower, and bathroom. Sheets were fresh and soft. Lake was in view, prairie of flowers out back. Highly recommeded for simple folk on budget--great deal!

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

A group of four of us rented their two-bedroom cottage for a night. It was a great property, with a view of the lake and a clean, well-supplied place to stay. The two beds and two baths cabin has a full kitchen, so we had no trouble cooking supper and breakfast. The cabin was excellent value for money - much... More 

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Atoka, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We stayed here for two nights in late September. The cabins were definitely older but were kept clean. Needed some serious updating but for the price you can't expect too much more. Bathroom was extremely small though. View was great though, right across the street from Superior. Quiet and the price was very reasonable. Manager was super nice as well.... More 

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