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MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast

520 W Second Street . P.O. Box 1270, Grand Marais, MN 55604
MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the MacArthur House B & B last Saturday night. It was a great location, just a few minutes walk to the restaurants downtown. We stayed in the North Shore room, the smallest of their rooms. It was quite an adequate size, with a small fridge, and a good sized closet. There is a small shower but no... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

I had stayed here under previous owners and a different name and loved it. The newest owners updated the motel room I stayed in and it was fantastic. Tile floor and bathrooms have been updated. Prices for the motel room only increased about $20 with new owners and updates. Location is up the street from the main street in and... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We went to Grand Marais to celebrate a special birthday of my wife's. We love the north shore and Grand Marais is situated on the shores of Lake Superior, a charming village with artist's shops, good restaurants and friendly people. It is a scant half hour from a number of State hiking trails. Our stay with Max and Sherri was... More 

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Goodland, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband and I spent 3 nights at MacArthur House for our Anniversary in mid-October. We stayed in the Superior Room. We had a very pleasant stay. The owners are very nice & personable. The breakfasts were well prepared and filling. We are frequent B&B guests and compared to other B&B's we've stayed in, this one is average. Very pleasant,... More 

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Dodgeville, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed a night in the Mt Ash cabin. It's a cozy little place but has enough space. The owners had put together a binder of restaurants & rated them which was nice to use when looking for a place to eat. The check in & out process was very easy. We would stay again.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was our first trip to Grand Marais, and staying at MacArthur House made it even more memorable. Max and Sherrie were very nice and welcoming, and the breakfasts were delicious. We stayed in the Harbor Suite, and we loved the room (especially the Jacuzzi tub). The location was perfect as the walk into town was short. We highly recommend... More 

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Saint James City, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Bed and Breakfast The beds were hard as rocks. The breakfast was wonderful. The whole place was somewhat sterile, clean, but without charm. Breakfast is served to every guest at the same time at a big table, which for me was nice, because I like meeting people, but if you choose to be a loner, beware.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I really love the town of Grand Marais, and was thrilled to find this place to stay. I loved the walk into town, it is just a few blocks. But by being in a residential neighborhood we could sleep with the windows open, and still have a peaceful and quiet nights sleep. We stayed in The Superior Room - second... More 

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zman319
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Met expectations, would recommend, would stay again. Stayed for one night before taking boat to Isle Royale; our old favorite, the Wedgewood Motel, has closed for good. Sigh. But, life goes on, and we were happy to find the Sugar Maple unit at the MacArthur B&B. Location: in a residential neighborhood, within (reasonable) walking distance of the happenin' parts of... More 

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Wisconsin
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for three nights as we celebrated our anniversary at the end of May. We did a lot of research on line and through Trip Advisor and, as a result, booked the Harbor Suite in advance. It is a spacious room with a sitting room that has a kitchenette table and small fridge. The description... More 

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