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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days 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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Grapevine, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful location and a beautiful view. Unfortunately the room smelled like an ash tray. We were only there two nights, did laundry and hung clothes. The clothes smelled like smoke for a week. Room opened to outside hillside with chairs, might have been nice but there was a party going on just outside our door, maybe 10... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't a 5-star property, but it's run by very friendly, helpful people. The rooms with views of the lake are nice, and in season, you can hear the loons! There is access to the lake and its amenities via a path from the ground floor of the hotel. The Lodge is kept very well, and its restaurant is friendly... More

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed but a single night at the Grand Ely Lodge due to our travel itinerary, but we could see how the lodge is a place that would suitably RELAX travelers for a few days. The view of Lake Shagawa is beautiful, and the small marina at the lodge property has a variety of boating possibilities for the guest... paddle... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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 September 2, 2014

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 August 30, 2014

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 August 30, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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 August 17, 2014

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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Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 61
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