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1711 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-0667
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Aspen Inn
Ranked #10 of 11 Hotels in Grand Marais
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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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Wyoming, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Stayed here for one night on our way up the north shore. After walking into the room we immediately were hit with a gross smell. The floor was full of stains and the bathroom was unclean, especially the shower where there were hairs that were not from my head. The wallpaper looked to be original from the 60s. The ac... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

$125 is a value when it's your very last resort. Yes, a smoking room is expected to have some odor but it was ridiculous. When we opened the door it activated our gag reflex. We found out afterwards that the smoking room doubles as the pet room which explains why it smells like excrement. Ew ew ew

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The Aspen Inn is an older property and it looks it. It was an ok place to stay if you just need a bed and bath for the night. The location was convenient to town, and the staff was nice. Breakfast wasn't bad, but the area is small. We were in the newer building. The rooms were just worn down... More

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Kittredge, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We were so pleased to find this hotel on our drive through MN back to Colorado. Weary roadtrippers looking for a late check-in with dogs, offering free breakfast, wifi and an extended late check out upon special request PLUS a very reasonable price this place accomodated all of our needs with a smile to boot. This hotel will more than... More

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Richfield, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It was a nice room, and wish it had a pool but the whirlpool was huge and the rooms were a little cramped for more than 2 people, but overall was good experience for the trip I was on at the time. The room had an okay TV and channels but did have overall okay beds. But the selection of... More

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Paxton, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

A former Super 8, conveniently located just south of Grand Marais on Hwy 61. Hot tub and sauna but no pool (who planned that???). Dog friendly with minimal surcharge. Easy parking next to door for some rooms, you might want to ask for ground floor if you like this convenience. Friendly and helpful staff, even to a couple that wandered... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We were lucky to get a room here on a busy Saturday night in GM. The Visitor Center gave us a few recommendations for places to check for vacancy, and since this was on the south end of town (to far to walk to the restaurants), it would get us home sooner the next day. Room was clean and it... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Honestly, we meant to reserve at the Aspen Lodge, but this former Super 8 has apparently been bought by the company that owns the other "Aspen"hotel in town and been renamed accordingly. Once we got over our confusion, this was just fine. It served our purpose of a clean place to sleep and shower while we went up the Gunflint... More

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Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

This is a good basic hotel. Nothing fancy but the rooms were clean, the bed was fine; the hotel was quiet. You could open the window and let the fresh air in. We stayed here one night before heading up the Gunflint Trail to stay at one of the resorts. The price was right. The people who worked here were... More

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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Spend a little more and get your monies worth. I WILL NOT stay here again!

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Address: 1711 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-0667
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Also Known As:
Aspen Hotel Grand Marais
Super 8 Grand Marais
Super Eight Grand Marais
Grand Marais Super 8
Grand Marais Super Eight

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