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Solbakken Resort

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

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 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Our stay was very enjoyable at cabin 3, located right on the shore of Lake Superior. Very clean cabin, friendly staff and excellent service. We will stay again! Close to Grand Marais if you want to shop or go out to eat.

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

Thanks so much! It is so rewarding to us when folks have a good time. It is why we do what we do! We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I stayed in the Trondheim Suite this past weekend and had a wonderful stay at the Solbakken. Solbakken is great old time resort on the North Shore. The room was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. As this is an older resort, there are certainly updates to be made, (I would start with new carpets... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and appreciated the new bedding and emphasis on cleanliness. We have been making many new improvements since the new ownership took over 16 months ago. One of the next projects on the list is updating the lodge suites while still keeping the North Shore charm. Please come again! More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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 

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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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