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310 E Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Aspen Lodge
Ranked #8 of 11 hotels in Grand Marais
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This company owns quite a few properties in town. I called to make sure we would have a king room, no one answered the phone and I called 4 times. The rooms are desperately in need of renovation- the carpet was filthy and there was black mold in our shower. Holes in the covers, tube tvs & an alarm clock... More

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Ely, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were going to this popular vacation destination the hotels of the GM Hotel company were the only ones that had one-night stays, All other hotels that I checked required two night stays. That should have raised a red flag but I did not pay attention. These folks are not honest. When they slip an invoice under you door... More

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Northfield, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff that works there is very friendly. We stayed on the second floor and were hoping to see the lake from our room but all we saw was trees. But that was ok. The hotel is very clean and is an old hotel. The mattresses need to be thrown out. We could feel the springs in our mattress and... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

PROS - This was a nice place to stay due to it's close location to town. It is about 4 blocks away from downtown which makes it quieter than staying in town. The view was great, it overlooked the east side bay. We stayed in the King suite with a Jacuzzi tub and everything was nice. The room was spacious... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had a wonderful experience at the Aspen Lodge. We showed up without a reservation after our motorcycle broke down and needed a place to stay. Joan at the front desk was so nice and very accommodating, She and Mark treated us great, allowing us to check in early and even upgraded our room to help turn our bad day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stay at Aspen Lodge each June on our way back from Isle Royale in Lake Superior. We had our reservation booked in advance. We couldn't cross the lake because of the weather until late afternoon. With no cell phone reception I couldn't call the lodge to say we'd be late. Their front desk closes at 10. We got there... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to stay at Aspen Lodge during our trip to Grand Marais so we booked a room multiple days advanced. Since we were traveling with a pet we wanted to make sure they offer rooms that allow pets and over the phone we were told they do. We were also informed about their pet fees and policies. When we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We found our late springtime stay at the Aspen Lodge to be excellent. We needed a clean comfortable place to stay in/around Grand Marais and got all of that plus great late-spring rates at Aspen Lodge. The staff was outstanding and we were treated like family. As nice as any medium priced lodging we have stayed at.

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Walworth, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here because of the location and having kids a pool with the breakfast....my kids and I ended up going out to eat most of the time because cheap cereal and bread wouldn't keep the kids hunger at bay. Pool was really cold we asked several times if heat could be adjusted, asking for new linens seemed like a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I stayed here after I was able to be transferred from the Aspen Inn thinking that with the price this would be a great hotel I was wrong. The hotel is stuck in the 70s and there are no good views of the lake. The only decent thing about the hotel is the location. Stay at the Best Western for... More

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Address: 310 E Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Also Known As:
Aspen Hotel Grand Marais

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Aspen Lodge, located on the east edge of Grand Marais, is an in-town lodge and your ideal, four-season, vacation getaway. Nestled in a park-like setting, with views of Artists' Point, East Bay and the Coast Guard Station, Aspen Lodge is an easy walk to shops, restaurants and entertainment.The beautiful swimming pool, giant whirlpool spa, sauna and sundeck are a favorite for end-of-day relaxing. For different family needs, Aspen Lodge offers a variety of room-types, many with lake or wooded views, especially colorful in the fall. These include king or double-queen rooms, family suites, in-room spas and some handicap accessible rooms.After a long day exploring, relax in the fireside lobby for cards, games and reading. For meetings, workshops or family reunions, a hospitality room for 10-25 is available. -Pool, giant whirlpool spa & sauna -Breathtaking Lake Superior & Artists' Point views -Free WIFI and Continental Breakfast -In-room refrigerators and Free guest laundry -Free local calls, voice mail, and message service -Air-conditioned, Smoke-free building -Walk to shops and restaurants -Meeting room for 10-25 -Closest to North Shore State Snowmobile Trail -Boat & trailer parking with winter plug-ins ... more   less 
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