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Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites

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2920 West Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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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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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Thomsonite Beach Inn is located right on the edge of Lake Superior with rocky cliffs and gorgeous views of the Lake. We had Unit 6 which had two beds and a fold out couch. Well-laid out kitchenette and nice bathroom.Conveniently located 6 miles from Grand Marais and next to Cutface Creek beach where you can rock hunt all day long.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

My husband and I stayed in Unit 3 for a week in June as a home base during our day hikes of the North Shore region. Our room offered a beautiful view of the lake and surrounding woods. On stormier days, the pounding surf could even be heard from our living room. The room itself, though not fancy, was clean... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

We stayed here as part of a ski package through Lutsen. The owners are super nice, and very accommodating. We decided (last minute) to change our dates, and they were more than happy to oblige. The view of Lake Superior is fantastic, and I could see this being an above average spot in the summer. However, the room was nothing... More 

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Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

It reminded me of places I would stay at with my parents in the '50s. It was reasonably clean and rather spartan. It has a beautiful beach--but beware Cape Coders, most of Lake Superior's beaches are rocky, not sandy. The lodge is about 5 minutes drive from Grand Marias.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

We have stayed at Thomsonite 7 of the last 9 years to enjoy fall on the North Shore. If you are looking for a luxury experience, this is not it. This place has a homegrown feel, welcoming and informative hosts, a beautiful location, and a relaxing atmosphere. It is the perfect place for us. We have been here as a... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

We stayed here for one night in August. It was a spur of the moment trip, so we had limited selection of rooms, but had no complaints about the room we got - unit #6. For the same price as a regular motel room in town, we had a small suite, with kitchen, living area and 2 beds. It was... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

We really liked the Thomsonite Beach Inn and Suites. We stayed in their most economical room and it was a great value for July 4th weekend. They have 3 fire pits and lots of free fire wood to use. One pit was literally on the rocks just above the water. We loved sitting in front of the fire, watching the... More 

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2010

We stayed at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suite for a 3 night getaway from the kids in August 2010. Our stay was wonderful, relaxing and just what we needed. The shore was amazing! I loved hearing the waves crash on the shore as I was laying down to go to sleep. The room was neat and clean. We had our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

My husband and I stayed here during our Lake Superior Circle Tour by motorcycle. We did not know anything about the area and picked Thomsonite Beach Inn based on reviews. What a nice place! They have a great location on Lake Superior with a warm and welcoming facility. The room was comfortable and attractive. The bathroom could use a little... More 

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Granite Falls, Minnesota, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

We have stayed at Thomsonite Beach Inn several times over the last 9 years. It is the the favorite spot of our family to stay on Lake Superior! We and our children have enjoyed every stay. We enjoy the secluded Thomsite rocky area where the kids and we can climb on the rocks or just sit and watch / listen... More 

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Thank you so much for taking the time to share your stay at Thomsonite Beach Inn and your North Shore experience with others who refer to Trip Advisor to assist them with their travel plans. It is always nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and the area we love so much. We know we have a... More 

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