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Whispering Pines Motel

5763 Highway 61, Silver Bay, MN 55614
Whispering Pines Motel
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ventura, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had spent too much time at Split Rock Lighthouse exploring and by the time we started looking for a motel it was getting dark. My first choices from Trip Advisor reviews were all full and a couple that I called also were full. Then one of the motel owners recommended we try Whispering Pines. It was now dark and... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We spent a few days in the honeymoon cabin to do some ATV riding and sightseeing. The cabin was very cozy with a nice fireplace and comfortable bed! We were able to access the ATV trail from the room which was very nice. Gary is a great owner, very accomodating and friendly. We will definitely be back!

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Castle Danger, Minnesota, United States
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Spent a few days on the North Shore and found the Whispering Pines to be a good home base for exploring the area. This is a well maintained and clean classic motel with a little northwoods charm that is just a short walk or drive to the Tettegouche State Park visitor center. Situated on a hill north of Hwy 61... More 

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Virginia, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have stayed two times in the last month for atv riding. Both times the Owners were super friendly and accomodating. The rooms are clean and simple. They have a fire every night. The hotel is close to the river and trails. We have stayed other places but would hands down stay here again. Would stay again and reccomend to... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were on our way back from a bear hunting trip in Canada over Labor day weekend, that we'll just say, was the most horrible event in my lifetime. We called the trip short due to the hospitality of the Canadian outfitters and decided to head back to the states to try and salvage a trip and do some fishing... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Whispering Pines is a clean, comfortable motel, close to the Superior Hiking Trail system. But what makes it great is the owner, Gary. He was very friendly and accommodating, making sure we had everything we needed. We were there on a hiking trip, and he even offered to drive us to the trail head if needed. Although we didn't use... More 

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Brownton, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Love this place! Jill & Gary the owners are the best! Friendly, warm & welcoming. Will definitely be on the list for repeat visits when we make it to the North Shore. Perfectly positioned between Duluth, Ely, & State parks are close too. Wish we had more time to stay.

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Waseca, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Whispering Pines Motel on a recent trip to the North Shore. The owners were wonderful and the room we had was great. It was clean, well taken care of, and cozy. The owners were so considerate and thoughtful. Our room had everything we needed, and Gary and Jill offered us their grill for... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Whispering Pines Motel is a small family owned motel at a great location and price. From the moment we arrived, Jill and Gary were friendly and welcoming. The room was clean and had a coffee maker, microwave and small fridge. They wete also very accommodating to anything we needed. There is a fire pit and seating for nightly bonfires... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We felt welcome here on a midweek visit. The couple that own the motel and are renovating it were friendly and accommodating, even building a fire in the fire pit though we were the only guests. We prefer small, owner-occupied places to chain motels, so this was perfect for us. It's set in a wooded area outside of town--there was... More 

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Address: 5763 Highway 61, Silver Bay, MN 55614
Location: United States > Minnesota > Silver Bay
Number of rooms: 8

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