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Surfside on Lake Superior

#1 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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic 3-day weekend at Surfside. The accomadations are first rate, very spacious and very well equipped. The Staff provided many great recommendations for hiking, fishing, eating, drinking and just hanging out. They even built us a great campfire and delivered S'more fixings!! We both took advantage of the Waves on Superior Spa and ate Chef Judy's delicious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great stay up at Surfside on Lake Superior!! What we like so much about staying here is that the staff treats you like friends and the townhome is beautiful. The location couldn't be better, right on the shore of Lake Superior. One day the lake can be like a piece of glass and the next day it could be... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed the 3 bedroom townhome at Surfside on Lake Superior at least 4 times in the past few years. The views are gorgeous and the interiors are clean and very nicely decorated. The indoor pool, sauna and hot tub are wonderful for all of our family members, and the Spa was used by 3 of us for great... More 

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Surfside Resort. We stayed in a Master Suite #7B. Check-in was easy and quick with a friendly woman and our room was ready so we were able to check in early. Upon entering our room, I noticed that it appeared to have been cleaned very quickly. A cupboard door was open in the kitchenette... More 

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

Thank you very much for your constructive comments. I sincerely apologize that you found problems with the cleaning of your room and also found light bulbs out. We are in the process of converting all of our homes at Surfside, Bluefin Bay and Temperance Landing to LED bulbs. Not only are these more energy efficient, but each bulb lasts many... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alone time to relax on the north shore. Stayed in the master suite again. The room is large with plenty of space to move around. Great bathroom and the jacuzzi was very relaxing. Really enjoy just sitting on the patio and staring at the lake and forgetting the problems of daily living. Surfside is a very special place. Will be... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfect family vacation. Professional, friendly,and responsive staff. Spacious, clean and comfortable accommodations. Exceptional location, quiet, and a stones throw away from Lake Superior quintessential shoreline. Great Spa.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love, love, love Surfside! Our family has been here twice and each time were delighted by two key things: 1) the accommodations are contemporary, artful, multi-dimensional and just make you feel like you're in a special place. You have privacy right on Lake Superior and the view is amazing. 2) Surfside rests on a rocky hillside that's fun to explore... More 

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Maple Lake, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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 July 9, 2015

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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