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Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior

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5700 W Highway 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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DeWitt, Michigan
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185 reviews 185 reviews
56 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were driving up Minnesota’s scenic North Shore (Highway 61). I had read about the Lutsen Resort and wanted to check it out. We made a reservation for the following night. The staff here is friendly and helpful. The check in and check out process was easy. Our room was not in the main lodge but in the Poplar River... More 

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Fresno, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lutsen resort is a lovely, quaint hotel right on Lake Superior. There's a massive fireplace in the cozy lobby, which looks right onto the very nearby lake. Rooms are basic, as are the restaurants, but the ambiance is classic. Very nice heated indoor pool and hot tub as well.

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Rogers, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying here for the first time this evening. Check in was professional and pleasant. This old resort lodge sits right on Lake Superior at the confluence of the Poplar River. I noticed they have kayaks for rent but I will not be using in spite of it being a gorgeous late April day. I chose the Lakeview King room. The... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are making the beautiful trip along the north shore, you really need to stop and stay at least one night at Lutsen Resort. They have a lot of properties to choose from. Or you can stay in their beautiful lodge. The restaurant is top notch. It has glass plate windows over looking Lake Superior. There is a big... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My dad and I stayed here on a father daughter ski trip and we couldn't have been happier. We loved our cozy, cabin like room. The views of the lake were breathtaking (I think we talked about it at least five time a day) and the live music, fireplace and accommodating staff made it all that much better!

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purgatory, mn
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the North Shore during the transition from winter to spring. The Sea Villas were a great place to base our vacation out of. Note that the Sea Villas are privately owned as condos and timeshares, but are managed and rented out by Lutsen Resort on behalf of their owners when the owners are not around. This is likely... More 

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Auckland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed at Sea Villa at Lutsen Resort which is a few mins drive from the main resort for 4 nights. We got the deal from the stay and ski package. We had to get the key from the main resort because the guest services desk wasn't open. And the receptionist my husband dealt was not the friendliest sort. When... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

What could be more romantic than a log cabin with wood burning stove?. How about the sound of crashing waves ? If you stay here make sure to ask about the cozy 2 bedroom real log cabins. They are hidden away and have large decks overlooking the water. Plus an easy stroll down to the lodge for dinner or live... More 

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Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have been to Lutsen resort probably 10-15 times. The drive from the twin cities is not too bad, and Duluth is a perfect pit-stop. Lutsen is always gorgeous, from fall, to spring and every season in between. Lutsen Resort has a wide array of places to stay. You can stay at the small lodge rooms, or in the modern... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I loved our condo - nice and quiet and exactly the room we needed for the price (king bed, poplar condos, single room). Loved the fireplace and view of the lake. Small things though.... Plastic cups only in the room, no wine glass or silverware in the mini bar. Poor maid service in which the bed was kinda made. At... More 

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LutsenResort, Owner at Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your lodging and fireplace as well as the view. If we missed the daily housekeeping service I sincerely apologize, It is personally embarrassing and certainly not in keeping with our commitment to guest service. I'm glad to see that you will return and try a larger lodging style as they have... More 

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