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Solbakken Resort

4874 W Hwy 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
MNmom535 Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thanks! See you again, I hope! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Eagan, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful 4 days relaxing on the North Shore at Solbakken. First time back in a few years. Have spent many wonderful family vacations there in the past. Now that I am an "empty nester" I went back and rented a 2 bedroom cabin with my sister. The cabin was spotless. New comfy beds with new linens and pillows.... More

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

Thank you so much! It was great to have you. We are glad you were able to relax and enjoy your getaway! See you next time. More

Mankato, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had booked a room in the motel at Solbakken on short notice for Memorial weekend, but got upgraded to a two bedroom cabin at no request. We were right on the big lake, spent our early mornings drinking coffee and watching the birds, and our evenings around a campfire on the rocks and watching the kids do their mountain... More

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

Thanks for letting us know that you had such a great time! We love to hear the stories of what people do when they are here. Hope to see you back in the near future! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Warmly welcomed at check-in.Prior to coming we called about conditions for skiing they were totally honest that the trails were bad. Cabins spotless,new beds sheets/towels, great old Lodge! The owners are incredible made us feel at home immediately, Debbie found out it was my birthday and brought out a truffle with a candle in it while I was reading next... More

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SolbakkenResort, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are happy that you appreciated our renewed focus on cleanliness and customer service. It was nice to meet you and we look forward to your visit in October. The Guest House is a wonderful place with fabulous views that I know you will love! More

Hugo, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Amazing weekend with Family at Solbakken in the Jonas House! The home was very accomodating and worked perfect for our time there. We had 22 people at Solbakken with 10 of them kids. It was a great space to spend time in. The Motel rooms were perfect as well for getting away from it all! The resort came by every... More

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SolbakkenResort, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

It was fun to have your family here and we enjoyed meeting you! Thanks for the review. Hope to see you again before too long. More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We stayed in Cabin 5 and it was very nice. Enjoyed the fireplace. Free cross country ski and snow shoe rental was awesome. Staff was very nice and helpful. Great view of the lake. Comfy and cozy. Would like to come back.

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SolbakkenResort, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

It was so nice to have you stay with us! Please do come back any time. We would love to see you again. More

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We'd stayed here previously and really like it. When I heard that the water problem had been fixed I thought it would be the perfect place. However, the water system is still not working. The water is very salty and you still have to use bottled water provided by the resort. When checking in I had to initial that there... More

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SolbakkenResort, Front Office Manager at Solbakken Resort, responded to this review

Sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. Our water is softened, so yes, in heavy use times it does have a salty taste. Unfortunately, it is very challenging to solve this problem since the solutions are in the 6 digits, but we have not given up yet! In the meantime, the bottled water we provide free of charge is... More

Buffalo, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We spent the last week of February 2014 at Solbakken, during an extremely cold week - and loved it. Our cabin (#6) was cute, cozy & comfortable. If we opted for the one bedroom cabins again, we'd choose cabin #5. The entire staff was very nice during our stay. Dale was very nice & gave us keys to view several... More

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

We really enjoyed having you. Hope to see you back soon! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My husband and I spent a winter weekend at Solbakken Resort. We loved our room (#12) with a kitchenette. Cozy room that was so comfortable. Nice having the kitchenette and an outside grill where we did our dinners. Nice view of the lake and the little cabins along the lakeshore. The log lodge was lovely, and people there were so... More

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

Thanks for the review. It is great to hear that so many people enjoy our hospitality and our beautiful neighborhood! Hope to see you again. 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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Our property includes cabins on Lake Superior's beautiful shore, 3 bedroom Jonas house (also on the lake), kitchenette motels with lake facing deck, and 3 suites in our historic Sawbill lodge. Relax in the main lodge in front of the stone fireplace in living room or the hot tub and sauna. In the summer, rent a pontoon or canoe or book a guided fishing trip. Great place in the winter for skiing with direct access to XC ski trails and daily ski hill shuttles for alpine skiing. Come experience the North Shore! ... more   less 
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