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Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B

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11 Poplar Creek Dr, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided on Poplar Creek not accounting for the fact that the location is 30 miles outside of Grand Marais. At first, we were a bit disappointed as the magic of Grand Marais and Lake Superior have lulled us in. Then we met Barbara and Ted. Their hospitality, no frills approach, Barbara's cooking, Ted's humor, the secluded location, fellow guests,... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Poplar Creek, even though you had to drive 30 miles more. We like your comments about taking time to explore the area and coming back to the seclusion of the bed and breakfast. Hope to see you again. Barbara Young More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

My husband and I had the privilege of enjoying a peaceful getaway at Poplar Creek back in July. We chose the Special Time for Two package, and were thrilled with the experience! Though the B&B itself appeared small at first sight, we found Ollie's Suite to be lovely and just what we hoped for. From the whirlpool tub to the... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying our Special Time for two. It really is nice to have breakfast near the fireplace. I love lavender and am so happy that I can share that fragrance in the bouquet that hangs above the guest bed. Thank you for noticing. Ted and i appreciate your thoughtful review; and we hope that we see you again.... More 

Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

what a great place to stay in this amazing area. Barbara and Ted were great hosts, Barbara's breakfasts and Ted's commentary were a great way to start the day. The room was outstanding, a bit hot at night, but I guess that is a summer problem. Ted gave us great suggestions for canoeing and hiking. Exceptional

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your stay at Poplar Creek. I love making breakfast and glad you enjoyed it. We agree, it does get a bit warm/hot some summer days in the rooms. We may have to put in AC, if the fans do not cool the rooms enough. Glad you went canoeing and hiking. We are lucky to live... More 

Waimea, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Barbara and Ted are wonderful hosts! We spent two nights in the Dorothy room and were very pleased. The property is beautiful and secluded and the access to hiking and canoeing was a plus. We spent one morning canoeing in the nearby lake and saw a moose with her two babies! Barbara makes a terrific breakfast! Next time we will... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Poplar Creek. Yes, we are very lucky to live near a lake and hiking trails. How wonderful that you saw a cow and her two calves. Not everyone gets the honor. Hope you got good photos. Glad you liked breakfast. I do enjoy cooking and Ted loves to serve. Barbara Young More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We spent 4 nights at the Poplar Creek Guesthouse, combining the 2-night romance package (for our 15th anniversary) with the 2-night nature package (guided birding) and loved every minute of it. The food was excellent, the service great, and Barbara and Ted were great hosts!! They are full of information and history about the area, very helpful, and accommodating. We... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Sorry for the delay in responding to your review. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your guided birding tour. Our guide really knows the birds in our area and is very happy to share with our guests. Thank you for enjoying your stay at the B&B too. It was so nice that you decided to come here to celebrate... More 

kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and I spent three nights here in July 2014. We stayed in Dorothy's room and could not have been more pleased. The room was spacious, comfortable and immaculate. It is upstairs and their is a lovely sitting area right outside the room that also has a small kitchenette if you would like to prepare meals. Barbara went out... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about your stay. Dorothy's room is a nice and comfortable room and we are pleased you liked it. Right now Spring is trying to figure out when to stay put. We have had warm weather and then it cools. The lakes are open for canoeing and the trails are ready to be hiked. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed the weekend and had the greatest experience with Barbara and Ted. They took care of everything and were so hospitable. Both breakfast and our room were excellent, and the gorgeous property gave us tons to explore. We can't wait to return!

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We also remember how much you enjoyed hiking and canoeing in our area. We hope to see you again. More 

Ramsey, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We booked a lodge to lodge ski and every detail was taken care of. The snow was great and plentiful...snowed five more inches while we were there. The ski trails were beautifully groomed,the snowshoeing amazing and the breakfast beyond delicious. Would definitely recommend. Staying here

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Skiing lodge to lodge is a nice way to stay while cross country skiing. So glad that you enjoyed breakfast. Wish we could make the moose appear for you. More 

Bloomington, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It is always tough to head back to the city after spending the weekend with Ted and Barbara, the wonderful hosts of the Poplar Creek Guesthouse! Great accommodations, fantastic food, and the best cross country skiing and snowshoe trails in Minnesota! Don't miss this hidden treasure on the Gunflint Trail. We will be back in the Fall for another hiking... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay at Poplar Creek. We have even more snow; and the guys are out tracking again. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a great time here early this summer. Ted and Barb were great hosts. The breakfasts were very good too. The stuffed french toast was amazing! We stayed in the Ollie room and it was fantastic. It is a secluded place which is nice for a little getaway. We even saw a family of moose while... More 

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