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Mangy Moose Motel

202 1st Ave East & Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Grand Marais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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John B Agawam, Massachusetts
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife's comment pretty much sums it up - "the best cabin/motel we've ever stayed in". Clean, well maintained (inside and out). Walking distance to shops, restaurants, and lake walks. Just off main road but you would never know it; it was so quiet. We appreciated the added touch of "where would the moose ___________" guide to eating and activities... More

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Northfield, Minnesota, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Mangy Moose was everything we had hoped it would be. Cute, clean, comfortable and close to everything. The owners are friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable about the area. The price can't be beat. A great stay!

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Berlin, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a week while attending a class at the nearby Art Colony. Close to everything (I was able to walk everywhere), and very comfortable. All furnishings and bathroom fixtures appear to be much newer than the structure itself. All windows open to let the fresh air in. Super nice staff who left me alone. Recommended.

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Alvin, Texas
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice, quiet, good location. Spent the night here on the way to Canada. Rooms are small, but comfortable. We would stay here again if our travel plans ever take us near " the moose". The owners were very nice. Dave & Theresa Blanks Alvin, Tx

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Marion, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Mangy Moose is clean, neat and well kept. It is also very reasonably priced. One of the proprietors checked us in and made sure we had everything we needed. The only thing keeping it from 5 stars is the inevitable traffic noise from nearby Highway 61. There's no way to avoid it, and the noise level isn't bad (it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I stayed at the Mangy Moose in mid August for 2 nights. We were unsure of what to expect as we had never been there before and were thrilled with our experience. Dave and Don were wonderful and gave fantastic restaurant recommendations, the room was beautiful, quaint, and clean. The bed was very comfortable and provided some... More

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice quaint little motel. There is no laundry facility which would have been helpful. We were also surprised there was no air conditioning but it was comfortable enough as it was cool outside. Our room had no tub in it but the couple we were traveling with had a tub so if you have children you might want... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice affordable motel, very clean and comfortable. Love the beautiful flowers all around the premises. The owners were friendly and welcoming and answered our many questions. We enjoyed our stay - will definitely stay at the Mangy Moose again.

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New Market, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, my family and I were only passing through the lovely town of Grand Marais, but Mangy Moose was a wonderful addition to our stay. Comfortable, clean and nicely located and just a short walk from downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though we have been to the North Shore many times, my husband and I had been looking for an affordable place to stay in Grand Marais that allowed dogs, and the Mangy Moose was just what we were looking for! Not only was the price right, the owners are extremely nice, they provided doggie treats and a sheet for our... More

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Additional Information about Mangy Moose Motel

Address: 202 1st Ave East & Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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The Mangy Moose Motel is conveniently located just blocks from the harbor and walking distance to the downtown area with its shops, restaurants, bar. ... more   less 
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