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Aspen Inn

1711 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-0667
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are used to big chain hotels you will probably not care for this Inn. We came in to town with out reservations from Thunder Bay only to find nothing available through Duluth. I continued to call and this spot had a king smoking room and agreed to take three adults. The room smelled but was a smoking room... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the negative reviews I was concerned about staying here. But we were in town for an event, only staying one night, and had a dog with us, so decided to book anyway. I was pleasantly suprised. Staff was super nice and accomodating. We were put in the older part of the hotel (assume because we had a dog,... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the hotel itself is nothing fancy, the person at the reception desk was friendly and helpful and the room was clean and comfortable. It is always great to find an environment that welcomes guests who travel with their dogs. I enjoyed its proximity to Grand Marais and its affordability as well.

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Negril, Jamaica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Have to say I REALLy didn't like this place. The room was small and the bed was HUGE. Only one person can move around at a time and while it was clean enough it is desperately in need of updating and sprucing up. The service at the front desk stunk as well. We won't be back

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Sometimes I truly wonder where people are coming from. This establishment is locally owned and cared for by a wonderful lady, who couldn't have been more welcoming and responsive to our needs. Yes, the hotel is a bit older, so wear and tear is to be expected; however, the beds were comfortable, the water hot, coffee and treats in the... More 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Overall, quite poor, but cheap. Rooms and public areas seem to be in a general state of disrepair. For example, someone painted the walls when a drywall needed to be repaired. The hot tub was more like a warmer swimming pool temperature. "Nestled in the woods surrounded by Aspen trees" as advertised really means "hotel surrounded by unkempt yard with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Lake Superior's famed "North Shore" is a drive all should take--one to be made in any season. Autumn is an especially wonderful time of year: the colors (foliage), the light on the water, the shoulder-of-the-season festivals in the little towns that dot the highway, the lack of bustling crowds, and so on. Our little party stopped short in Grand Marais... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have stayed with these folks several times - great rates, clean rooms. Nice, but not extravagant. DOG FRIENDLY!!!! Hard to find a spot traveling with our pets, but we have always been welcomed their. Great staff - nice, clean, comfortable rooms. Have a great hot tub on site - nice to warm up after being out in the cold.

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Topeka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

The rooms were clean enough, but in bad need of updating their furniture. The table in our room was so wobbly it would fall over. Just needed a screw. The door wouldn't latch and electrical outlets didn't all work. Bathroom had been recently remodeled. For the price of $99 I thought it was a little high for the quality, but... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed here in the spring. We were skeptical because of previous reviews but the rooms were clean (yes outdated to the 80's), the staff was friendly, and the morning breakfast was what would be expected (carb loading). The fact that it was on the edge of town made the place even better because then we didn't have to deal... More 

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