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Cascade Lodge

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3719 West Highway 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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NORTH LITTLE ROCK
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Centrally located for activities around both Lutsen and Grand Marias areas. Cabins are very neat and clean. If you want to get away from internet and cell phones, this is the place to be, although it is available at the lodge only. Restaurant and breakfast available til 2pm is great! Reasonably priced,

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Linz156
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would give this hotel a 5 but it didn't have any air conditioning and it was about 75 in our room for sleeping after having the windows open all day and a fan blowing. Other than that the hotel had everything we needed and the front desk personnel were very helping in pointing out different trails we could hike.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in cabin #9 at the Cascade Lodge. Ours was a cozy cabin with a nice bathroom and good view of the lake. Although our cabin was fairly close to the highway, it was extremely quiet; we didn't hear any highway noise. We crossed the highway several times to walk on the fascinating rock formations on the... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our property. It would be great to have you come up for cross country skiing. All of our cabins and Lodge are open all winter long and the skiing could not be finer. Cascade is proud to be the only resort on the North Shore which owns a Pisten Bully groomer that provides... More 

Garden Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed at the Cascade Lodge for 2 nights but would have liked to spend a few more. We stayed in a small cabin and that made all the difference!! I would strongly recommend the cabin over the lodge, although I didn't stay in the lodge. The cabin does not get cell or internet reception but you can hang... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of our property and mentioning our award winning restaurant. Just FYI we are presently running cabling and WIFI throughout the entire resort and should have this completed shortly. We will also be providing cel service to Verizon customers throughout the resort. Thanks again, Michael and Maureen O'Phelan, Owners More 

Oak Ridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cascade Lodge wins awards for a reason. Nestled just across from Lake Superior with its own rockhound's beach, the Lodge features clean, unique rooms in a homey atmosphere, many with gorgeous views of the Lake. There are also cabins to rent, and a restaurant on site serving three meals a day at reasonable prices. We stayed in room 214,... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review of our property! I am almost always available to steer guests towards fun activities in our area. And my staff are all long term locals who grew up here and know the area super well. Thanks again, Michael O'Phelan, Owner More 

Delano, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent four nights at Cascade lodge, second floor room, overlooking Lake Superior. We loved the time we spent there. It's location is great, easy trips to the state parks, and other attractions in the area. The lodge is old but has a lot of character with the wood floors and stairway creaking as you walked through... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words! I appreciate you pointing out our activities which we work really hard at having most of the summer. Hope to see you again soon! Michael O'Phelan, Owner More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the cabin. It was perfectly set up for our needs. The food in the restaurant was top notch as well. Great breakfast, happy hour appetizer deals and dinner. The whitefish was outstanding. My only complaint was the internet wifi advertised did not work in the cabins and was spotty in the lodge. They said this was being upgraded.... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I just wanted to state having cel coverage is nothing I have any control over. It is clearly a ATT, Verizon or other cel carriers responsibility to get service where you need it. Having said that, we just installed a verizon extender that routes calls over the new broadband that got here in February. This resulted... More 

Lanesboro, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place needs a ton of work to update it. Smelly (? septic system down across from the lodge?) air wafted around the property when the wind was coming our way. Cabin #3 - small, dark, dingy, cramped, rickety dining room chairs, bathroom had an odor of urine, uncomfortable futon couch that kept sliding forward when you sat on it.... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate your review. I am happy you enjoyed portions of our resort and sorry that our Pioneer Rustic Cabin #3 was not up to your expectations. Obviously, I have no control over what you choose to stay in, but when you choose a Pioneer Rustic Cabin, that is what you get. You certainly could have chosen a more expensive... More 

ely, mn, usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time there, and we'll be back. Cabin 12 is tucked away on the loop of cabins. Three sides are surrounded by woods, or the rushing creek. Lots of great hiking right out the door. Staff were all friendly. Some times it is hard to tell from the pictures what you are getting. This cabin was reasonably well-maintained, nicely furnished,... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your helpful review and especially thanks for becoming another Cascade Lodge repeat guest! Michael and Maureen O'Phelan, Owners More 

Billings, Montana
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel "lodge". There is also cabins available. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. We arrived for our stay in our motorhome and with our dog. The staff helped us find a big parking spot and told us that if we showed our room key at the restaurant next door we would receive a... More 

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cascadelodge, Owner at Cascade Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Hope to see you again sometime. Michael O'Phelan Owner More 

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