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Grand Ely Lodge

400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely hotel with a great atmosphere and welcome for outdoorsy types who want to explore the lakes of northern Minnesota. Stayed two nights in a lake view room, beautiful view. Hotel has a bar and restaurant on-site so you don't need to leave the grounds, but Ely town has some great options for dining and drinking too. It's a... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at this hotel multiple times while visiting our daughter who lives in the area. The staff is friendly, we have always had clean guest rooms that allow our dog to stay with us, the pool is nice for families, and our room walks out to a grassy area on a hilltop overlooking one of... More

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Hastings, Minnesota, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at the Grand Ely Lodge for years and I think this will be the last time until they remodel and clean the place up. Carpet was filthy...rooms were out dated and worn looking...everything was dirty. What makes me so said is its such a wonderful location and has so much to offer but a little attention... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to tour northern Minnesota the last week before school starts for kids on Sept 2nd. Stayed first two nights at Grand Ely Lodge in a family suite, which had very nice log bunk beds for the kids. While expensive, the room was very nice and roomy for a family with two tween/teen kids, and nice patio with lake view.... More

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minneapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start with the good... Quiet room with an incredible view of the lake! I sat with the windows wide open enjoying the view, watching Bald Eagles soar and listening to the loons cry. It was so peaceful and really just lovely. Room 308, but I think all the rooms that face the lake would have the same view. Even with... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a long weekend in July for a family funeral. Pros: --Friendly front desk. --Beautiful view from our bedroom of the lake. --Near Ely and many lakes. --Restaurant was great with my allergies, and service there was wonderful--we ate breakfast there twice and dinner once with a group of 12 people, and the waitress remembered all of our preferences.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The hotel is pretty average but the view is great on the lake side. Restaurant has a good breakfast and it gets pretty busy for dinner. Nice little bonfire at night, bring your smores kits or buy some smoked Zups meats to roast for dinner. Lots of water toys to use...canoes, paddle boats, water bike, kayaks.....

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is the 3 time staying here and my wife and I will continue to come back. The Staff is very friendly and when there was a slight goof on our reservation, they quickly corrected it with a smile. There are many things to do around the hotel and there is a great running/biking path just across the street that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Beautiful location, awesome views. The rooms are nice and roomy, my only complaint would be they don't use full size pillows, they have throw pillow size on the beds. The food at the bar and the dining room is very good and well priced. Love the bar area for gathering with friends and having a good time. The use of... More

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Forest Lake, mn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Beautiful lobby and great staff and food was great, but no insulation between the rooms. Very loud people in the halls and the cheapest toilet paper known to man. One expects more from this moderate to high priced hotel. Best thing about this hotel is it's location, it's just beautiful with access to walking trails and free canoe and knacks.

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Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
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Also Known As:
Grand Ely Hotel Ely
Grand Ely Resort

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