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Solbakken Resort

4874 W Hwy 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed our stay in Motel #7 and really appreciate having such nice, pet-friendly accommodations right on the lake for an affordable price. Our beds were comfortable, the comforters were fantastic, everything was clean and we had everything we really needed either in the room or right next door in the lodge – plus everyone we talked to... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you. Thanks for the words of appreciation for all our hard work! Hope to see you again soon! More

Luck, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time even tho it was cold out. The cabin was very clean, and I am very picky. Staff were friendly and very willing to help with what ever we needed. They even had champagne glasses and a bottle of sparkling grape juice for 34th anniversary. It is right on the lake which is really great.

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

We were very happy to have you spend your 34th anniversary here. What a reason to celebrate! Please come back again anytime! More

Charleston, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stayed for most of a week. We rented one of the suites below the office/community area. Overall the rooms were a bit frayed at the edges (including carpets showing evidence of burns in front of fireplace). Generally clean but the shower was a bit more than a trickle and shower handle fixture had tape surrounding it. Kitchen had a coffee... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Our new management has been working, since they took over last year, to take care of much neglected maintenance and make improvements. We are steadily working through the list, but in the meantime, we are making sure everything is clean, comfortable and functional. At the same time, our rates are lower than many other options..Long term... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Breakfast at Cascade one morning and the other end of town with only 4 tables the next. Both were great. Went to the Trail Center after zip lining at Gunflint. Tried the campers berry cheesecake and brought a few packages home. Bought 4 paintings from a local artist in Grand Marais. You guys fed me dinner Friday night and one... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know you had such a good time! I'm glad you got to have some fun even if you had homework to do. We will look forward to seeing you and your boys next year. See you then! More

Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very Warm and Homey...Very friendly helpful staff..Very clean rooms . Great view of the lake.Loved the compact motel room we stayed in complete with stove, sink,dishes dish towels. The bathroom towels were very white and fluffy!Well stay again.

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! See you next time! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I had a WONDERFUL stay. The staff was very helpful and polite. It was very clean, loved the small kitchen although I didn't use it. Loved how it was right on Lake Superior I was able to walk down and sit on the rocks and just relax. It was very quite even though the lodge was full that night. The... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our setting! We hope to be able to update the bathrooms in the future. One step at a time. Look forward to seeing you again soon! More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the setting of compact but complete cabins listening to the waves of the lake, a chance to have a sauna or a warm jacuzzi in the nearby lodge amidst a setting of wild flowers and fruits. All completely loaded with cooking tools, etc. Staff are service oriented, wanting nothing more than visitors smiles.

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

We enjoyed meeting you while you were here. Glad you enjoyed your cozy one bedroom cabin! Looking forward to your next visit! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed in the motel rooms , as we like to go explore as much of the area while we are up the north shore. The rooms are very clean, and charming. The heater heats up the room quick when needed, even in July. If you are a complainer , I am sure you will find something to find wrong,... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed our free Friday night BBQ and the fire ring! Please come back and see us again soon! More

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Our family of 4 had more than enough space in the Guest House of the Solbakken resort. The cabin is about 10 minutes from the resort, overlooking Caribou Lake (not Superior), hidden in the woods and very secluded and quiet. It's high up on an overlook so you can't walk down to the lake. The lakes in this area are... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Thanks! See you again, I hope! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We've been going to Solbakken for almost 10 years and it never disappoints us. We usually stay in one of the cabins and we love how close you are to the lake. It is so peaceful and relaxing to sit on the deck and just listen to the waves of Superior. On our most recent stay, we spent a rainy... More

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Margie D, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

That's why folks love our cabins! Hope to see you again next year. More

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Address: 4874 W Hwy 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Lutsen
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Number of rooms: 17
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