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Douglas Lodge

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Lake Itasca, MN
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Douglas Lodge
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Lake Itasca
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vacation up north each summer and always spend one day at Itasca state park. We always eat lunch at the Douglas Lodge restaurant. The kids love the food. They always get malts and I always order the rhubarb strawberry pie. Service is quick and the view of the hummingbird feeders is very entertaining.

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Arlington, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My experience was limited to the lodge's restaurant, which was pretty decent. The menu is pretty amazing, especially if you're one to try out local fare. It's expansive and diverse with harder-to-find offerings like walleye, elk burgers, bison burgers, etc along with standard Americana. I had the perch chips and walleye sandwich for lunch. The food was tasty, so no... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I and our 8 and 10 year olds had a great weekend in the park. We stayed in the Itasca Suites - small but sufficient living room and kitchen area, roomy bed room with two queens, full bath and screen porch with table for four and room to put fishing gear. There is a TV in the... More

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay at the hotel. We ate at the restaurant. It was excellent and offered a good view. The wild rice dish was excellent. Walleye was very good. Waitress was very friendly and took our picture for us

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

...and we didn't know what to expect. As it turned out, the lodge and it's dining room experience were both terrific. We booked online, and the park system reservation process was smooth and efficient. We reserved Room 9 (DSL9) in order to have an in-room bathroom, and the accommodation was actually two rooms (connected) with a bathroom in one of... More

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Five of us had 2 adjoining rooms, each with 2 Queen beds and a small futon. The kitchenettes had a dishwasher, 2 burner stove, microwave, & toaster, but no oven. Cable TV and Internet access (not wifi) were good. There is also a second sink in the bedroom and a partially screened porch/entryway. Ample parking is available at the end... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
39 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stayed one night at the Douglas Lodge Itasca Suites (a four-season six-plex room) in August 2013, for $147.49 total. We did have trouble making our reservation online, but were able to make a reservation over the phone. There was a cute screened-in porch with a table. The living room had a couch and television, the kitchen had a microwave,... More

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Nassau Bay, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My wife and I ate at the lodge on our visit to the headwaters of the Mississippi. The food was extremely good. We found the food in Minnesota bland at almost everywhere else we ate but not here. My wife had the Minnesota wild rice and loved it. My chicken sandwich was also good. The fresh baked bread products were... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were sorry to have just one night in our 'fireplace' room at the Douglas Lodge. Right on Lake Atasca and only five miles from the Mississippi headwaters this is a real peaceful break. The room was lovely and we had a covered porch. Wood supplied for the fireplace and the fire pit outside. Only downside was the little bath... More

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minnesota metro area
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Staying at the Lodge is a good way to see all that Itasca State Park has to offer. We found all of the park clean and well kept. It may have been the heat or the fact that it was the end of the season, we found the Lodge staff were not going out of their way to be friendly,... More

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Address: Lake Itasca, MN
Location: United States > Minnesota > Lake Itasca

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