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Solbakken Resort

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4874 W Hwy 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the suites connected to the main lodge / great room in January 2016. There is dedicated parking for the suites, and friendly staff available to assist. The great room is very cozy,and I imagine the facilities / grounds are very nice in the summer. Although I did appreciate the utensils / cooking gear, I wonder... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Im so glad my mother picked Solbakken for our family Christmas trip. We enjoyed everything about it! The staff members were all very friendly and knowledgable, and they were very helpful in recommending both ski trails (which I would probably expect) and a Christmas Eve service (which was above and beyond in my book). Our cabin was a three bedroom... More 

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Thank HaleyWoods
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Eight days of quiet and relaxing bliss. This is one of those " slow down and mellow out " kind of places .... nothin' fancy, but not all of us need "fancy" ..... where NOT turning the TV on is a GOOD thing. Reasonable rates. Build a fire in the fire pit and absorb the crashing waves on the shores... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This was my second visit (7 days this time) and it probably won't be the last. Got a small cabin on the lake again. Dog-friendly; there are plenty of places to walk with dogs. What's new in the cabins is that they now have TV. The small cabins aren't supposed to have wi-fi, but I got it anyway because, i... More 

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Thank Samuel C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

What wonderful friendly people who own/run this property, and a true example or Minnesotan hospitality! My family and I rented a two bedroom cabin for one night on our way further north to canoe in BWCA. We joked that we wished we could just continue staying there. The cabin we stayed in was refreshingly simple and pleasant, with everything we... More 

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Thank Christina J
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I have stayed here many times, always a delight. They are dog friendly, and right on the water. The cabins are very homey, and the motel rooms all have kitchenettes. It's not one of those fancy resorts that, frankly, make me feel like I don't belong, but an old fashioned comfy place. No TV in the cabins, just the sound... More 

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Thank Ana B
Ada, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I guess this is an OK place for the money, but I would not stay there again. The walls are thin and I could hear people talking in the next room until 12:30 am. Also, I didn't think my motel room was very clean. I walked around in my stocking feet for awhile and when I looked at them they... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Have been going to Solbakken resort for over 15 years. Nothing matches the attention detail by the staff. Rent Jonas House and appreciate the seclusion of the big lake. The Lodge offers a nice meeting place to get to know other guests. If you are looking for a great place to recharge yourself Solbakken is the answer all year round.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We chose Solbakken because they were listed on dogfriendly.com as a dog friendly resort. Solbakken is such a special place on the lake side of Hwy 61 in Lutsen, MN. We stayed in room #10 in the motel. It looks like a normal hotel room from the front, where you park your car outside your room and you enter through... More 

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Thank Sherrill P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I stayed at the Solbakken Guest House with 5 other friends. This is an unbelievable find! We cozied up here for a weekend and skiied at Lutsen. Comfortable beds, great lighting, breathtaking winter views from the deck and kitchen/main room. Great deal when split with other people, too.

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