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Surfside on Lake Superior

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Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615
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Surfside on Lake Superior
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Tofte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Twin Cities
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Master Suite for a couple days - very nice. Walk out right to the lake shore. There is a long stairway you have to go down to get in to the unit. Also, when the patio doors on the unit above are open it does get a bit noisy on the bottom floor. In any case,... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to stay. We stayed in a villa for our honeymoon and it over looked Lake Superior. Walking out on the rocks to see the lake was absolutely breathtaking. Staff was helpful with questions. We enjoyed renting board games and bikes. I would recommend surfside to anyone.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Just returned from another stay at Surfside on Lake Superior. We try to go either here or Bluefin at least twice a year. Although we have had some minor issues at Bluefin with the noisy hot tubs in the rooms above us, we have never had a problem at Surfside in a 2-bedroom unit because the hot tub rooms are... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My Husband and I stayed at Surfside for 4 days/3 nights to celebrate our 1st Wedding Anniversary! We stayed in a Master Suite. I was blown away by the beauty of the area (this was my first time on North Shore). When we arrived at the resort, we checked in and the staff was extremely friendly and welcoming. They offered... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is one of the best places to stay if you are planning a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation be it for couples or family or with friends! We stayed at the three-bedroom townhome that offered a breathtaking view of Lake Superior. The rooms are spacious, the nice living room is comfy and the kitchen is state-of-the-art with all the equipments... More

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Minneapolis, MN
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at Surfside resort on Lake Superior 2nd weekend in May. The weather was gorgeous and it was nice with low season, not too many people on the North Shore. The condo was a two bedroom could sleep 8 if needed. it was very attractive and clean. The staff was very nice and had some good hints for the... More

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We have stayed twice at this resort and both times the stay was exceptional. The first time was in a dual unit, 7 A/B and the second was just in the main B unit of 17. both were on the end of the condo unit and had great views and lots of balconies and porches. The condos are spacious and... More

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Burnsville, Minnesota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I have been staying at the Bluefin family resorts for a number of years now. I stayed the at Surfside for the first time last year I believe it was and was impressed. I had always stayed at Bluefin before. So when I wanted to plan a special trip with my boyfriend I knew right where we should go. We... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have been to Surfside many times but this time in the winter. The beautiful lake looks totally different at this time of year with awesome ice chunks and deer in our yard in the morning. The massage and facial were spectacular and so relaxing. The food and people were so friendly and helpful. Wish I could take the beds... More

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Waseca, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed here in December in a two bedroom with the family. Typically have stayed closer to two harbors but stumbled upon this property online. View from 15 was amazing. We took the free shuttle to Lutsen mountains and also checked out free snowshoes from the lodge. We really enjoyed it and can't wait to come back again.

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Address: Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615
Location: United States > Minnesota > Tofte
Also Known As:
Surfside On Lake Superior Hotel Tofte

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Located in the heart of the Lutsen/Tofte area, just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from the Twin Cities. Surfside on Lake Superior™ is set against the backdrop of the Sawtooth Mountains, surrounded by Lake Superior and the magnificent Superior National Forest. Surfside combines all the comforts of a luxury vacation on the North Shore, with the rewards and benefits of owning a second home. ... more   less 
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