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Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast

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827 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN 55731
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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St Louis
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Blue Heron B&B July 19-22nd. It was our second time there. It was truly an amazing experience. We had heard there were new owners and hoped we would be taken care of as well this year as we were last year. We were far from disappointed. It's like Mark and Dawn have been... More

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Kendallville, Indiana
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We couldn't have asked for a better getaway in our BWCA vacation. Dawn and Mark are warm, welcoming, and helpful...not to mention excellent cooks! Each breakfast was fabulous--from wild rice quiche and peach scones to pumpkin waffles, raspberry pancakes, made-to-order eggs, and eggs benedict! The Blue Heron is cozy, charming, and located right on Farm Lake, just outside the Boundary... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've never slept so well and eaten so well visiting the BWCA before! This so very much beats lugging around gear, donating blood to insects, and sleeping on rocks. And honestly, there were less people out on the lake here than on any of my previous BWCA trips. This B & B has very recently come under new ownership, and... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Blue Heron sits on the the edge of a lake in the boundary waters of Minnesota. The house is large, comfortable and decorated to fit completely with its environment in the woods. Visitors can canoe the lake, hike or just enjoy the scenery without taking a step off the property. Dawn and Mark are friendly, helpful hosts. They know the... More

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Home away from home. That's how we felt staying at the Blue Heron. Mark and Dawn made us feel so comfortable from the minute we arrived. I loved our room and I was most impressed by the cleanliness and physical comforts. We will definitely make the Blue a Heron B&B a destination again !

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had a wonderful time at the Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast. It is so beautiful and peaceful there, we did NOT want to leave. I am still watching their webcam, trying to take myself back there. Dawn is a wonderful cook, and she and Mark and Scott are all so warm and loving. The room was beautiful, too. (My... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a charming B&B on the edge of the BWCA. We were able to get a feel of the Boundary Waters while having some of the comforts of home. Mark and Dawn were wonderful engaging hosts providing knowledge of the area and yummy breakfast. The rooms were charming and comfortable.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We feel so blessed to have discovered The Blue Heron B&B! It is, by far, the best B&B we have stayed at in the US. We stayed 4 nights in the "Other" room on the ground floor. It was perfect! We are an older couple who enjoy a great atmosphere, & we definitely got that here. Although Mark & Dawn... More

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Gordon, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We celebrated our 17th Wedding anniversary with a two night stay. It was our first visit here but hopefully not our last. It was an absolutely wonderful experience from the warm welcome of Dawn and Mark, to our long Minnesota/Wisconsin good-byes. The breakfasts were scrumptious and we found new friends over the breaking of bread. The beds were comfy and... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We spent three nights at The Blue Heron, in the So Forth room. Comfy bed, a small table to write postcards, and direct access to the upper deck made it a cozy spot to relax only steps from the BWCA. Delicious breakfasts included almond cream scones with home made lemon curd, pumpkin waffles with orange-pecan butter, and local specialty Zups... More

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Address: 827 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN 55731
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Number of rooms: 5

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