We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Ely hotels

Grand Ely Lodge

400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Grand Ely Lodge to your Saves list
Grand Ely Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Zirbes72 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Overview
  • Reviews (100)
  • Photos (22)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (30)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

100 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (30)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Forest Lake, mn
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Growing up this was my favorite place for wild rice soup!! It is still as wonderful as I remember it!! We had prime rib dinner one night. Great food. Great prices. Bar service and staff are so so friendly. We came back for lunch one day. Place was packed. Still, great service/ great food. Their prime rib sandwich is HUGE!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was pleasant and staff were very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately we didn't get to make the most the jacuzzi/swimming pool but all looked very clean. The setting of the hotel is awesome and over looks a beautiful lake. The room was clean, certainly large enough for a couple but I would not recommend adults sleeping on the pull... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

all the machines in the exercise room (all 3 of them that is) were in various stages of brokenness. the staff were obviously annoyed that i had alerted them to this and said" you're not the first one to complain. this place is owned by a huge corporation and nothing gets done very fast. so, the exercise room is what... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warroad, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very comfortable & beautiful place to stay overlooking the lake! The restaurant had a delicious breakfast! Access to the 2nd floor was wonderful, as we were able to park right by the door & walk in!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Duluth, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Grand Ely Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Grand Ely Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Grand Ely Lodge

Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Cheap Tickets and Hotels.com so you can book your Grand Ely Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Grand Ely Hotel Ely
Grand Ely Resort

22 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (18)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Dining (3)
View from room (5)
Room/suite (1)
Videos (1)
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (5)
Pool/beach area (1)
Room/suite (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Other (2)


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
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer