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Solbakken Resort

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it. Management very warm, great environment. Views are beautiful, nearby tons of trails with beautiful waterfalls and high terrain. NO WIFI IN CABINS. Only in or near loby. But hardly a problem as you'll want to be exploring outside for most of the time. 5/5

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

That is what we strive to be - your base to experience the North Shore! Thanks for staying with us and please come again. As a side note for future guests, we have WIFI in the motels, suites, Jonas House, Guest House and main lodge. We plan on putting in access points for the cabins in the near future. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. I have stayed here many times over the past several years, sometimes with family and friends, sometimes solo. The owners and staff are friendly and helpful. Great location, great ambience, reasonable price. Absolutely awesome!

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

Thank you so much for the vote of confidence! We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bottom line: This place is great! The staff was outstanding and eager to answer any questions. We stayed in the motel side and it was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed a nice campfire and made smores while looking out over Lake Superior. Coming back to our room was more than a place to sleep, it was another part of our... More 

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

Thanks for the wonderful review! It was our pleasure to help make sure your vacation was everything you hoped for! Looking forward to your next visit! More 

River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for a weekend. We were looking for somewhere quiet and relaxing, away from the hustle and distractions from home. That is exactly what we got, and more, at Solbakken. I travel fairly often in my line of work and have staying in many high-end, business-class hotels and the Solbakken staff were far superior to... More 

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

Thank you so much for the fabulous review. Our goal is to provide a comfortable, relaxing environment at a reasonable price for folks to enjoy all our area has to offer. We are happy to have exceeded your expectations and look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (two parents and two kids ages 8 and 10) stayed at Solbakken for our first family ski trip and they were wonderful from beginning to end. They let us check in early because one of our children was sick and then helped us with a second room during the night because the sickness was keeping everyone awake. The rooms... More 

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

Thanks for your kind words! It was great to meet you. We were very happy we could help you enjoy your stay and look forward to the next one. Hope everyone stays healthy. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, We just got back a couple of days ago from spending a weekend at Solbakken Resort. It is a charming resort. We stayed in a queen room in the hotel part. The rooms were nice size and have a great deck on back overlooking Lake Superior. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Everyone was very friendly and they... More 

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

Thanks so much for the great review of your recent stay with us. Glad you enjoyed it! We look forward to your visit in April. You are welcome to bring your dog anytime. More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a simple, affordable place to stay, convenient to the ski resort in Lutsen (~5min easy drive.) We saved money by staying in the motel portion of the resort & still had a nice view of Lake Superior. The only negative is that the walls are paper-thin & I could hear the small child in the room next to... More 

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

Thanks for your comments. Please come again and try one of our cabins on the shore. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our stay in the 10 person guest house could not have been better. Reservations and check-in were a breeze. The house is more beautiful than the pictures can show. Everything we needed was accommodated and our few interactions with management were always pleasant. The Lutsen ski hills are only a few minutes away and the convenience of having a remote,... More 

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

Thanks for the positive feedback! We are always encouraged when people have a great time staying with us. It's why we do what we do! Please do come back and visit us again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Our family stay was perfect! The owners were friendly and very attentive, though we really didn't need anything to make our trip any better. The house is a work of art and well stocked with anything you could need. Make sure to bring Napkins, paper towels and a DVD player for the kids if needed. A perfect gigantic cabin in... More 

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

Thanks for the review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Guest House. Let us know when you can return for another visit! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Well, there really wasn't any order from any doctor, but my wife and I desperately needed a getaway after nearly 3 years of being unable to do so. Our eldest daughter passed away at 24 from cancer 18 months earlier, so we haven't been in the right frame of mind to go anywhere before this. The resort was spotless, large... More 

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

I'm glad you found your stay restorative. Thanks for the positive feedback. Please come again! More 

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