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Grand Ely Lodge

400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
JohnandLin Minnesota
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed one night at the Grand Ely Lodge before heading out to dogsled. The room itself wasn't overly fancy, but had large comfortable beds, the room was clean, and it had pretty much everything you would need for a night's stay. The mini-fridge was a nice tough. We did have a chance to visit the pool... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have gone to Ely the last 3 years snowmobiling and have stayed at this hotel. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the restaurant has great food, the bar good drinks and service. The staff has always been very helpful and friendly We always enjoy our time here and look forward to going back next year. No complaints.

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Duluth, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm staying in room 118. One level below "deck". I suggest nobody else stay here unless u want to hear people that sound like they weight 600 pounds trampling towards the food bin. Seriously. It's 1054 pm. Friday night. Back and forth stomping. What the hell is going on up there. Never again! Also. We did get a smoking room.... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't have high expectations coming into this place based on the recent reviews, but I have to say there was absolutely nothing to worry about. The room was clean, had a 3 cup coffee coffe maker, and had a great view of the lake. Reception was nice, the pool area was nice. We had the fish fry on Friday... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Our room was clean and neat with a comfortable bed. The view was magnificent. We enjoyed breakfast two times at the restaurant and cocktails at the bar in the evening. The service was always fast and friendly including at the front desk. Unfortunately, there was an unexplained smell of cigarette smoke in our non-smoking room. The unpleasant aroma really took... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have come back now twice for a four day stay in February. The lodge is very comfortable and clean. The restaurant is great especially the Bar area. The hotel staff is super friendly and Margy in particular is excellent at customer serivce and making your stay feel accomodated. They have ice house rentals which is great if you like... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Grand Ely Lodge is a decent hotel. What made it less nice during our stay was that it was completely overrun by a group of hockey kids and their parents. The kids were largely unsupervised and turned the pool into a running, jumping cannonball zone. The parents dropped them off at the pool and spent hours in the bar. All... More

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Emo, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We came to Ely for girls spa weekend and had a fabulous time. Hotel was completely booked and there were lots of people. We booked the Golden Tamarac suite and enjoyed the huge room, jacuzzi tub, beautiful view and comfortable beds. The only suggestions we have for the resort is that the carpets need to be cleaned and parking was... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I stayed here with my 21 yo daughter in March 2013 for one night. We were going dog sledding for the weekend and went up the night before from Minneapolis where my in-laws live. our stay was very short. we got up around 6-7pm and and left the next morning around 7 am. The people were nice and the location... More

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Northern Minnesota, USA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

View was amazing. We could see the sea plans taking off and landing. There were paddle boat and canoe rentals free for guests. The lake was beautiful and easy for paddle boats and canoes. Restraunt was ok, but preferred cooking homemade sausages and brats from Zups grocery store over the fire. Room was partially clean (clean sheets, dirty floor, clean... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Ely Hotel Ely
Grand Ely Hotel
Grand Ely Resort
Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Ely
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