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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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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My children and I stayed at the Lutsen Resort at the end of August. While the trip was on the whole, very enjoyable, it did not start out well. We arrived slightly early and were told we would not be able to check in until 4 so we went to the dining room for a late lunch. Although we were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I scheduled a 90-minute massage at Lutsen Resort @ their WaterMeets Spa. The therapist was very good, BUT: I was brought back to the room at 1:05 (my massage was schedule for 1:00 pm for 90 minutes). The therapist then spent 10 minutes explaining to me what she was going to do. She then left the room for me to... More 

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

Thank you for the review of the spa business located at the resort. It am happy to hear that you were pleased with the quality of the massage as they do have a great reputation for the work they do. I am sorry you were disappointed in the length of the massage. I see that you have spoken directly with... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I (wife, boys 3 and 1) stayed at the Lutsen Resort Sea Villas for 3 nights/4 days in late August of 2015. The North Shore is a fantastic place to visit all by itself and the Lutsen Resort just offered a great place to stay and enjoy all the surroundings. Location is everything right, well the Sea... More 

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Hector, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 3 days we covered a large part of the north shore on a motorcycle. This was a 2 nd night stay for us. We decided the night before about midnight that that would be our next stop. We arrived about 6pm to find out that there was a glitch in the computer and some how it booked for the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited during the popular summer season. We stayed in the "poplar river condos...king bed room. These units are designed to give everyone a look at the lake so you and your neighbors are "close." Would not book this room again, very expensive and very mediocre. The resort has many activities on a beginner level for families....fishing, kayaking, etc. In the... More 

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Wausau
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was so old and dirty, we turned around and left immediately. The pictures totally misrepresent the age and condition of this resort. The rooms have no air conditioning or even fans. It looks like an old kids camp. Just awful. Totally disappointed!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights in poplar river condo - lake view was just a tiny view if you were standing. Condo was clean, nothing special or above average - especially for the high price you pay. Hope for good neighbors as you will hear them. Property is beautiful - covered bridges, lake, trails and seating areas. Camp fire by lake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lutsen Resort is steeped in the culture of Lake Superior's North Shore. It's been there for decades, and feels like it's a part of the beach. The area was settled by Scandinavian immigrants, the lodge is built in Scandinavian style. It's away from the highway, so there's no traffic noise. There was a naturalist program in the evening, and campfires... More 

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Lake City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled with family to Lutsen Resort and stayed in the Sea Villa. Excellent space, kitchen to cook in, and plenty of beds and bedrooms. Beautiful views and pool on site. Only disadvantage was the restaurant which was quite spendy was located 3 miles up the road. We did also have a grill and picnic table, also playground for kids.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely not worth the money. Paid extra for a lake view room, but wound up being kept up by people laughing it up at the bonfire until late at night. Instead of listening to the relaxing waves of Lake Superior, we had to use the crummy fan in the window to create white noise so we could block out the... More 

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