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Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites

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2920 West Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Thomsonite Beach Inn while on an Up North trip. The owners, Lee and Scott, were gracious, very well informed about trails nearby and things to see and do in Grand Marais. Our room was nicely appointed (coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave), clean and tidy. We were on the second floor and had a private deck,... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell potential guests about our Inn. We really appreciate it when our guests do this as it helps others to make a choice based on others experiences and not just what we tell them. I love the part of my job when I go for hikes or ski for instance, so I can... More 

Kimball, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here 3/14/14 thru 3/16/14 as part of a Lutsen ski package. What a nice place, absolutely no complaints. Inn keeper Lee was such a nice woman and very knowledgable about the area. We stayed in room 11 which is nearest the front driveway. One room with queen bed and one bathroom. Both were perfectly clean.... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We love to share our little slice of paradise here on the North Shore. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and accommodations. I know that Rip would love to play catch this summer. As you may know, there are so many fun activities available in our area. If not, I am sure we can find some to add to... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We just returned from a New Year's winter vacation to Grand Marais to do some skiing at Lutsen Mountain. Our family of four stayed in Unit 7 which had a living room with a fireplace (we used it every day because it was so cold during our stay, -20 degrees). The kitchen had a dining area which was terrific for... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We hope you are enjoying your Thomsonite gemstone purchases and that you are still having conversations about your recent North Shore get away and time at our Inn. We look forward to your repeat visit. Happy New Year. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here again this year! Love this place--unpretentious, comfy, clean, and the owners Lee and Scott know everything there is to know about the Superior Hiking Trails! Conveniently located to great restaurants, vistas, hiking...I highly recommend staying here when visiting the North Shore!

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TBILEE, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Ellen: Thanks for sharing your experience on the North Shore and lodging at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We always say one of the best parts of our job is going out for a hike or ski so that we can give a first hand report to our guests on the best vistas, conditions, etc. We live in such a spectacular area... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I was on vacation with two friends and trying to keep costs low. My friend had called and talked to one of the owners who suggested a two bedroom suite. Even though we had to share the bathroom it was perfect. The room had a view of Lake Superior and a nice lawn with table, chairs, and firepit. We had... More 

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TBILEE, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you Paula for taking the time to share your experience at Thomsonite Beach Inn. It is our goal to have our guests continue to make our Inn their lodging choice on the North Shore and to share it with their friends. We hope you will be back to our beautiful slice of paradise when time allows. More 

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

My husband and I have been staying at Thomsonite nearly every summer for 10 years and will not consider any other place on the North Shore! We always choose Unit 7, "our cabin," which is tucked on the edge of the property next to the woods and quite private, with a covered front porch and Adirondack chairs. Magnificent views of... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the gracious comments. Our goal is to give our guests a place to call home when away from their usual day to day life. Thomsonite Beach Inn on the North Shore of Lake Superior holds a special place in our hearts and we are very pleased to share it with our guests. We look forward to your next... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

It probably is a good place to stay, but I'll never know. They wouldn't honor a confirmed reservation from their own online reservation system. Evidently they are unable to program all their fine print rules into their reservation system so it accepts requests contrary to their own rules and they can cancel your confirmed reservation without much of a warning.... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate when our guests let us know when we need to provide better service. I have contacted our reservation software system technical support and believe I have improved the response to reflect our actual reservation request/confirmation/minimum night requirement process. I hope this will not deter you from giving us another chance to stay with us when you travel to... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My husband and I used a Living Social voucher to escape from Minneapolis to the North Shore. While we didn't get our first choice of unit, we enjoyed our stay very much. Lee (the owner) is nice and friendly. She assured me that we would enjoy our room, and she was right. Unit 6 (with a loft and pullout sofa... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We want to once again thank you for purchasing the Living Social voucher to stay at Thomsonite Beach Inn on your North Shore getaway. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to your next visit. Hopefully you will be able to escape to... More 

Plymouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

My boyfriend and I came to Thomsonite with a two night Living Social deal. The cozy, clean cabin style room was a great place to relax! Lee, the owner, was super knowlegable about local hiking trails and information. Any question about Grand Marais area- you can bet she has the answer! And so kind! We were so impressed with Thomsonite... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your escape to the North Shore with lodging at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We are happy you took advantage of the Living Social escape package and found our slice of paradise a great spot to extend your stay. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Bloomington, MN
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5 reviews 5 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This is the second time we have stayed at Thomsonite. We skiied at Lutsen and stay here to get away from all the hill. Before I booked our stay this winter, my daughter asked if we could stay there again. She is 18. It is quiet, clean and has beautiful views of Lake Superior. I will definately stay there again.... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We appreciate your repeat business and look forward to a return visit in the future for another ski and stay package or to check out what the other seasons are like here on the North Shore. There is always a variety of activities for... More 

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