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143 S. Gunflint Lake, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Gunflint Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We reserved a cabin for our anniversary. A couple days after we booked the cabin our plans changed and we had to change the date and they accommodated our change perfectly. We took advantage of the canopy tours, boating and fishing. All of the staff were extremely helpful and when we made last minute changes they made it easy for... More

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Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We received a crowd cut coupon last fall as a gift for 2 nights @ Gunflint Lodge, however the availability didn't line up with our schedule. We tucked the coupon away and were able to use the face value (now worth less than the cost of 1 night) towards a package. We stayed for 4 nights and had a blast.... More

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Victoria, Minnesota, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are typically hotel goers, but were attracted to the numerous naturalist activities and availability of the canoes and kayaks at anytime so we decided to try a Canoer Cabin since it was so much less than the other cabins. It was just built in 2012 and still had that "fresh wood" smell. Very clean, beds were great, got several... More

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grandmahenry
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53 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in the evening and after dodging road work which no-one has any control over, checked into our cottage. It was smaller than we expected, but that was fine. What puzzled us was that the light was on and the doors unlocked, but whatever. We settled in and were disappointed to find that despite the DVD player and CD... More

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GunflintGuy, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

We feel very badly that these guests had a bad experience with us, and we are sorry to have disappointed them. Responding to their concerns: They did not give us a chance to solve any of their problems, or to upgrade them to something more to their liking. When guests arrive late, after we close, we always leave the light... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We originally planned a camping trip to the Boundary Waters Wilderness area and purchased a special package through the Gunflint Outfitters. We arrived to some nasty weather.., cold, wet and very windy. We are not experienced rugged outdoorsmen and I think Bonnie Schudy, recognized this and worked out a plan wherein we lodged in a cabin and were furnished a... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Rented the Pow Wow Lodge for a family reunion. It is the owners previous home and it includes all the amenities, including large kitchen, satellite TV and WiFi- which is always sporadic in this region. The Pow Wow is spacious:5 bedrooms/ 3 Baths which are spread across one floor and is perfect for a large group. Book your pontoon rental... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here last weekend and couldn't have felt more welcomed in this cozy, family run resort. We stayed in cabin 20, which was absolutely perfect with a wood burning fireplace, jacuzzi shower and lakefront view. We were truly relaxed and "away from it all" with the gorgeous views of Gunflint lake. We did an... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had a nice time despite our rainy, end-of-May weekend. Definitely a great Northwoods getaway. Our cabin w/2 BR was spacious, pleasant, clean, comfortable and secure. I was comfortable as mom and daughter guests. We made use of the kitchen, bringing groceries and only went to restaurant on Sunday for the all-can eat BBQ, which was delicious with great service.... More

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GunflintGuy, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and I am glad to hear most things were to your liking. I have followed up on your comment about needing more hot water in the kitchen sink and have taken care of it, so it will not be an issue in the future. I hope you can work Gunflint into your schedule again in... More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We didn't stay at Gunflint Lodge, but we enjoyed their horseback riding. Our lady guides were very informative and they know their job. They taught us how to rid, control and treat a horse. The price for an hour rid was very reasonable, considering that there is no other horse stables in the area. The weather was cooperating and trail... More

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed in one of the Romantic Cabins in May, arriving when there was still ice on the lake. We absolutely loved our long weekend here. The cabin was great, from the pier fireplace and pine panelling to the hot tub to the bed, everything was excellent. Oh, the view from the big windows, through the cedars? The lake entertained... More

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GunflintGuy, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. The ice has finally cleared the lake and the lake trout and walleye fishing is great. More of our migrating birds have arrived and today our spring order of 4,000 flowers arrive, so we have all hands on board to start with the planting. In a few weeks the whole grounds will have blooming... More

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Address: 143 S. Gunflint Lake, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Gunflint Hotel Grand Marais

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rustic family accommodations on the Canadian Border in northern Minnesota adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Cabins accommodate 2-10 people. Activities include canoeing, hiking, guided naturalist activities, swimming, horse back riding, full meal service, and the new Towering Pines Canopy Tour. Special programs for "Becoming a Boundary Waters Family." ... more   less 
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