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Cross River Lodge

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196 N. Gunflint Lake Road, Grand Marais, MN 55604 (Formerly Moosehorn Lodge)
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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We had the best time at Cross River Lodge! We went as a mini-vacation/anniversary get away in mid October. It was one of the best experiences at a Lodge we have ever had. John and Rose were unbelievably accommodating and so nice! It had a bed and breakfast feel to it but with tons of privacy at the same time.... More 

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Dayton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We have vacationed at Cross River for the last three years. John and Rose are definitely the Hostess’s with the mostess’s!! The lodge, lodge rooms, and cabins are top notch. Cross River Lodge is so beautiful. John and Rose make you feel like Family. John is an outstanding cook, we look forward to the made to order awesome breakfast every... More 

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Pittsburg, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We just spent our fifth vacation in a row at Cross River Lodge this past July. We stay in a cabin called "Up North" and it's perfect for us. The owners, John and Rose, are welcoming, friendly, and fun. The "made to order" breakfasts by John--every day--are superb! Can't wait until next year. Is it July yet?

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Turon, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We stayed at Cross River Lodge for the first time in late September....a beautiful place and beautiful hostess and host. In years of stays in the area, these are top notch lodge suites, great breakfast and all around just down to earth people. We are talking to our family about a possible wedding and retreat there next year...just find us... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We have been visiting this resort for the past 14 years - with multiple visits many of those years. The serenity, beauty and customer service are just a few of the reasons we make this resort our destination year after year. With no cell service up the Gunflint Trail and limited internet access (and grocery stores) - you can truly... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Cabin was very clean and more modern than expected. The view from our cabin was right on the lake so it was an added bonus. You will need to bring food with you or drive back to Grand Marias to grocery shop. John and Rose were great hosts. I would recommend this property to friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

In addition to the outstanding service and absolutely lovely cabins, they have now added a most delicious breakfast each morning included in the cost. John and Rose keep you wanting to come back for more because of their open nature and great personalities. Thank you once again for an outstanding two weeks. We have no hesitation about returning in the... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Our family has been coming to Cross River Lodge for the last 4 years and this year we extended our trip to 10 days and it still wasn't long enough! The hospitality of John, Rose and their staff is second to none. The breakfast is fantastic and the rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. It is the most relaxing vacation... More 

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Hastings, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

What a beautiful place. John was sooo nice and welcoming. Great people. I have nothing bad to say about this place. The only reason I gave 4 stars is because when I made the reservation I said this was my first time. I'm disappointed that I wasn't told there was NO cell phone service, that I should of gone to... More 

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Johhhhn, Owner at Cross River Lodge, responded to this review

For not spending a night with us, I will accept this as a great review! We are indeed located right next to the BWCAW which means Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Yes...WILDERNESS! This is where our guests come to disconnect from the digital world. Yes...we do have limited internet in the lodge via satellite and we have a large screen... More 

Spicer, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Cross River Lodge for 3 nights after our wedding a couple years ago and it was one of the best decisions we could have made. Cross River was perfect for getting away, enjoying nature, and spending some quiet time together. We felt welcomed even before we arrived as John & Rose were so pleasant... More 

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