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Surfside on Lake Superior

#2 of 4 Hotels in Tofte
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Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maple Lake, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am always looking for the best place for us to stay with our westies. We loved it at Surfside! Coho and BlueFin offered food delivery which used each night we were there as we didn't want to leave our pups. The room was clean and comfy. My hubby had a mishap with a champagne bottle and housekeeping arrived and... More 

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Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a few days while on a north shore trip. Pros: The room was fabulous! We got a master suite. I was expecting a typical king bed hotel room however the room was huge with plenty of living space. The bathroom was huge, the living room (with wall mounted movable TV and gorgeous fireplace)... More 

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BluefinGM, General Manager at Surfside on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort and give us feedback on how we're doing. Our Surfside Guest Services building is open 9AM - 7PM daily during the summer, fall, and holiday periods and on weekends during the slower seasons, providing check-in, check-out, area information, recreational equipment, and other services, while Bluefin Bay Guest Services... More 

Hartland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at Surfside from June 23 to June 28. I was at a chamber music workshop there. We ate at the Blue fin bay restaurant. On June 27 we had a picnic outside of blue Fin bay. It was a nice evening along the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We have been three straight years with a large family. So many things to do that the resort provides for you. Service is impeccable and the accommodations are very functional,relaxing, and top notch. What we like most is there are things to do for everyone from the small kids to older adults. You will not be disappointed!

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Although this was our first stay at Surfside, we have been staying at the sister resort, Bluefin, for years so we had a pretty good idea of what to expect. This exceeded even those high expectations. Check-in: The check-in people were very pleasant and friendly. We were told to check-in at Bluefin Bay, about a mile North of Surfside. I... More 

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MSP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A girlfriend and I stayed here for a spa getaway weekend. I found a package on the website, called to book, and called the following day to book spa services. There was confusion surrounding a gift card to the Surfside on-site restaurant, which did end-up being closed this month, but the resort simply deducted the value from our hotel. When... More 

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Surfside for 3 nights for our anniversary in February. We rented suite 5B. It is located on the north end of the resort. Although they said every room had a water view, 5B's water view was somewhat obstructed because the suite was on ground level with a slight berm in the landscaping overlooking the... More 

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New Brighton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We spent four nights in room 15A/B and had a great time. This is a pet friendly room. It was clean and comfortable. We have found our place to stay whenever we are in the area. Nothing like sitting by the fireplace with a good book while the winds howl outside. AND the winds were howling. We went from the... More 

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New Brighton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Another great stay at Surfside 14. Our son's dog wasn't with us this time but we are glad that he is welcomed there in that unit. Stayed there for three nights during the peak Fall colors. Everything was once again fantastic. We are a return customer and will be for years to come. Quiet, peaceful, and wonderful views.

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

First time at Surfside although we have been coming to the North Shore for our anniversary for many years. The condos are spacious, clean and comfortable. Checking in was quick and easy all done by a pleasant person. We stayed 6 nights in a 2 bedroom condo in May and wished that we could have stayed longer. we hope to... More 

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