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Garden Lake Resort

Garden Lake Road, P.O. Box 25, Ely, MN 55731
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Elkhorn, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My family has been coming to Garden Lake Resort for many years. It isn't the only resort that we have been to in MN, but it is the one we keep returning to. The resort is small, four cabins. The grounds are meticulously maintained. No old retired machinery or other "junk" hidden around the corners, etc... The cabins are very... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Have been staying @ Garden Lake resort for well over 10 years. Nice wide docks and close to town. Owners maintain this property superbly. Fishing can be great or spotty, always weather dependent and you have to know the chain as there is plenty of water to fish.One of our, wife and I , favorite vacation spots in Ely area.... More 

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Lake Forest IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We stayed here to fish and it was not very good. The cabins were just ok, very sparse and the kitchen was not very well stocked, no tv or radio. The service staff didn't really act like they cared about the customers. Would not go back.

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Alexandria, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Garden Lake Resort is easy to find. When we arrived, a deer greeted us on the driveway. We stayed there March 14-17, 2013. The Ely area is beautiful in the winter. We brought our snowmobiles and were able to get to the trail via a short ride on the frozen lake. I checked rates at several other resorts and found... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Pros:The gentlemen was a very nice guy and very helpful over the phone. He was willing to provide insight on several fishing areas. They are one of the few locations that prorate daily rates by 7 and not by 5 days, should you chose to not stay for a week. Cons: Though their website says that they provide 100% full... More 

Thank John H
Staunton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

Garden Lake Resort is a quiet and secluded location just outside of Ely. You're in the beautiful north woods surrounded by tall birch and pine trees, yet within 10 minutes of wonderful restaurants, shops, and other services. Cabins are clean, well kept, and sport wonderful views of Garden Lake. The owners are close by and were always helpful to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

We have stayed at Gardent Lake resort for the past fifteen years with our family. We enjoy the location, small quiet atmosphere, clean cabins, and the personal touch of the owners. Owners are very accomodating to every need. They are constantly updating the cabins. Resort is located on a four lake chain with an excellent variety of fishing .

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