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East Bay Suites

21 Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Ranked #3 of 11 hotels in Grand Marais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014
Diane K Shoreview, Minnesota
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  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shoreview, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Mid-week escape with family to celebrate husband's 50th birthday. Booked a 3 bedroom corner suite with a view of lake and Artist's Point (to accommodate 3 large teenage boys). I was so disappointed to find our suite was the 'back' corner and only had a 'partial' view of the lake (mostly looked over the back of grand marais). The room... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

We truly appreciate that you took the time to review your visit! We understand our 3 bedrooms are a little quirky being on the corner. While the layout has been great for larger groups, some individuals do miss the full lake views from the unit (especially in the winter when the balcony is not really an option). We’re grateful that... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I needed a place to stay on a Saturday night and East Bay Suites had a 1BR with kitchen available for around $120. When we arrived, the front desk staff was great and they seemed to have lots of activities that we could partake in at no additional cost. Would be great if we would have planned... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate that you took the time to review your stay at East Bay Suites. $120 for a one bedroom lake view suite with a full kitchen is a great deal, we’re glad you thought so too. We, and our owners, take great pride in the quality of our suites. Most of our guests enjoy our enhanced accommodations, character, specialty... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We've stayed here three times now and each time had excellent service. This past Christmas weekend we had to arrive past reception desk hours due to weather--the night person had left a our key in the lobby. He happened to still be there, but told us we could take care of check in the next morning. Then we realized our... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We understand the importance of feeling secure and satisfied while traveling. I'm glad that you noticed the integrity of our staff and willingness to help you enjoy your stay on the shore to the fullest. We look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for being our... More

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I love staying at this hotel. The pet friendly rooms come with dishes, a dog bed, and a leash tie-out off the patio area. We booked the pampered pooch package and they had a welcome basket with treats, water bottle and goodies!! The furnishings are modern and upscale. The best part is having instant access to the lake and waking... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I'm glad to see that you (and your dog) enjoyed our pet package. We're happy to offer a home away from home for the whole family. Plus, nothing beats watching the sunrise over the lake! Thank you for being our guest, we look forward to your next... More

Wabasha, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This is our second stay at East Bay Suites and would recommend it to anyone. We love the location: right on the lake, yet downtown. We always go after the main tourist season, so the price for a 1 bedroom has been reasonable. We stayed 3 nights, but talk about staying longer.

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! It’s great that you’ve once again found our lakeside location so enjoyable. We love that we can offer the serenity and quiet of Lake Superior waves, but still be within walking distance of all the unique shops and restaurants Grand Marais has to offer. I hope you... More

St. Paul
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I booked a suite with kitchenette at the East Bay Suites in mid-October, 2013. Our three night stay started the day after the official summer/fall tourist season ended. What a fabulous place, what a wonderful mini-vacation! Location is right on Lake Superior - each room faces the water, sort of east/south east. The rooms were impeccably clean, the kitchen/dining area... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We’re happy to hear that you found your accommodations to exceed your expectations. We are proud to be able to offer our guests the luxuries of home while relaxing on the water’s edge of Lake Superior. Thank you for being our guests, we look forward to welcoming... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I have stayed at East bay several times in the past and have always been impressed. Price wise East Bay is overpriced.. Sorry but almost $400 a night for a 1 bedroom isn't good value!! I would definitely recommend this spot for a get away as it's clean and friendly and sits in a wonderful location. When booking be sure... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We understand that our Village View Studios do not offer the ideal views of the shores and for this reason they are our least expensive accommodation. The majority of our accommodations however offer gorgeous views of Lake Superior with a price point similar to our competitors. Summer... More

Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Spent a getaway weekend here at the end of the season. We were warmly welcomed by the front desk clerk. Our room was right on the lake with an exceptional view. These are condo units that are rented out. Our room was very well equipped and a week's stay here would be easy. The place is quiet, rooms very clean... More

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations. We’re very proud to be able to offer our guests the comforts of home with spectacular views of Lake Superior. Several of our units are in the process of updating their sofas, I think you’ll be pleased... More

Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Located at a quiet end of town right on the rocky Lake Superior shore, this is an ideal 'dog friendly' vacation spot. Most suites/rooms overlook the water and have balconies; we reserved at the last minute and ended up with a 'village view' (really the parking lots complete with dumpsters) BUT still thought the complex as a whole was great.... More

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JenniferG183, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We do understand that the Studio Village View units do not provide guests with the ideal views of the shore however there are several other options that do give you pristine and breathtaking views of the lake. We are happy that everything else met your needs and... More

Minnesota
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89 reviews 89 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We had a 1 bedroom with a lake view, it was fantastic. Full kitchen that is stocked with pretty much everything you need including a dishwasher. Also had a washer/dryer in the unit which if we were staying longer would have been wonderful. The room had a large bathroom and a private bedroom off the living room. The balcony overlooked... More

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JenniferG183, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are overjoyed that you found your accommodation to exceed your expectations. We are proud to be able to offer our guests the luxuries of home while relaxing on the water’s edge of Lake Superior. Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to welcoming... More

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Address: 21 Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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East Bay Suites sits in the heart of it all: on the edge of the world's greatest fresh water lake, at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains, a short drive from the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area and world class Superior Hiking Trail, and just steps from your favorite local shops and restaurants in the center of the quaint harbor village of Grand Marais. The perfect blend of outdoor recreation, unique shopping and culture, East Bay Suites has something for everyone. ... more   less 
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