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Fenske Lake Resort Cabins

3788 Fenske Lake Road, Ely, MN 55731
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Fenske Lake Resort Cabins
Ranked #9 of 29 Specialty lodging in Ely
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Noticed there haven't been many reviews over the Summer so I thought it was time to say this is a wonderful place to kick back and veg (or paddle and fish). We spent one week in the White Pine cabin and just loved it. Cabin was clean and equipped with almost everything you could think of. We'd planned to eat... More

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Parma, MI
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We stayed in the Spruce Cabin for a total of 12 days, 5 with just two of us and a week with our grandson. We had a very nice time. As has been said already, there is lots to do in the Ely area, and just canoeing on Fenske Lake is fun, too! We had cookouts on campfires, and played... More

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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

This was our second trip to Fenske Lake. We loved it there last year, and loved it now. Jackpine cabin is very comfortable, the lake is great for fishing and swimming. There are lots of hiking trails nearby - around the lake and within a few miles drive in the superior national forest. Laurie and Chris are great hosts. Our... More

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Western North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Over the last few years we have been at Fenske 5 times. We stayed in several cabins - all with cold water only and a half bath. We were looking for an rustic cabin experience in a quiet setting and we obviously were not disappointed! We always caught a lot more fish than we could eat - some years catching... More

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed at Fenske Cabins in September of 2012. Laurie, Chris and Chase were the perfect hosts! The cabins are enormous and have all the comforts of home. We stayed in the Spruce and it even had a dishwasher (though we didn't use it). We had our own private dock, boat, canoe and firepit. It was extremely peaceful and relaxing,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The Fenske Lake Resort Cabins are truly exceptional. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Jackpine cabin at the beginning of October 2011. The family that owns these cabins were great to work with - they could not have been kinder or more accommodating .The cabin was comfortable and relaxing, with just the right amount of amenities.... More

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Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Spent 4 nights at Fenske resort and what a wonderful stay it was. We had a one bedroom (Norway) cabin...very simple, pine floors and walls, somewhat rustic but very comfortable. Pvt dock, canoe, full kitchen, outdoor grill and fire pit. Everything one could one for a great north woods stay. Beautiful lake...just a few miles from the Boundary Waters. Lots... More

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Chicago
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We stayed in a one-bedroom cabin directly on Fenske Lake, just off the Echo Trail. Our cabin had all the comforts of home, including a refrigerator, stove, microwave and full range of dishware, pots and pans. You need to have all of your provisions with you because the ride to town (Ely) is about 30 minutes. We made all of... More

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Topeka, KS
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

This was our first official non bushiness related vacation as a family and it truly was the best of anywhere we've been. Fenske Lake Cabins is really special and Laurie, Chris and family do a wonderful job of making it a relaxing space and time for guests. The accomodations were excellent, the views are spectacular and the whole experience is... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

This is a wonderful family-run resort. The cabins are nicely updated, the fishing is good - right from the dock, and the views are beautiful. Take a canoe or boat to the other end of the lake, take a hike, and come back to an old time sauna! Highly recommended.

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Address: 3788 Fenske Lake Road, Ely, MN 55731
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
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A secluded, peaceful resort with true Northwoods charm on the edge of the BWCAW. If you are looking for that perfect getaway, Fenske Lake Cabins is the place for you! ... more   less 
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