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774 Clearwater Road, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Clearwater Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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St. Paul
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Clearwater bunkhouse the night before our Boundary Waters. We arrived late but were able to find our room with the help of the map that the staff told us they would leave on the front door. The bunkhouse is a simple room that is a perfect staging area for a trip. The shared toilet and shower... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Erik and his crew at the Historic Clearwater Lodge made our first trip to the Boundary Waters so simple. Erik helped me secure our entry permit well in advance and was always helpful with good suggestions and advice on what to bring and expect. While we visited on one of the busiest weeks of they year the staff helped us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew and team at Clearwater were very helpful. We were introduced through our UBS Concierge. Eric and Adam handled the "vetting" process of our Concierge, Jack Farmer very well. UPon arrival, Eric, Kelsey and Adam listened to us and gave us some pointers in how to survive and enjoy our time on the BW. My suggestion is to follow... More

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Ogema, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 3 days with our daughter's family in one of the marvelous cabins at Clearwater. There is a reason that this lodge is on the historic register! The history of Petra and Charlie is absolutely fascinating and we were fortunate enough to be able to spend time with Harriet, one of the daughters, and learn first... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous Historic Lodge!! My family rented a cabin at Clearwater and took day trips into the BWCA. The cabin was perfect -- impeccably clean, great beds and linens, fully furnished kitchen -- absolutely wonderful. The staff at Clearwater was first rate -- friendly and superb service. The staff catered to our every need for watercraft for our day trips as... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our trip in the boundary waters my girlfriend and I stayed our first and last nights in bunkhouse 3 of Clearwater Lodge. For $20/person/night, I was very impressed by the accomodations. Very clean, very close to an immaculate couple of shower houses. Breakfast in the morning was delicious and the servers was very charming. The shop in the lodge... More

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

My son and I vacationed at Clearwater Lodge, going bed-and-breakfast style, where we were provided a comfy room, delicious food (Gloria's food is amazing!), and great service from all the staff members. Whether we needed a canoe or motor boat for our day trips, Clearwater provided quality equipment and were 'right there' when we were ready to head out for... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearwater Historic Lodge was the perfect place to outfit our BWCA camping trip! They made it so easy to schedule and book everything we needed for our trip. Camping permit, cabin for the night before, canoes, packs, food, etc. Whatever you need, they have.and are the perfect people to advise on what you need if you have questions. They will... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time I stayed at Clearwater Lodge was in 2009 and I have been coming back every summer since. I have come solo, part of a big camping party, and as a family and every experience is phenomenal. The staff are always friendly and very resourceful. The crew's knowledge of the area is very impressive. Whether it is the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group of 8 was fully outfitted by Clearwater Lodge on our 5 day canoe trip into the BWCA and we were very well equipped and taken care of. We were treated like family by all the staff. The hot shower with a clean soft towel was the best I've ever had.

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Address: 774 Clearwater Road, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
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Oldest Resort on the Gunflint Trail. Main lodge has 5 rooms, and is run as a bed and breakfast. 7 lakeside cabins, all with kitchens and bathrooms. 6 Bunkhouse accommodations for those entering the BWCA. Motorboat, canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals available. ... more   less 
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