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Spruceglen Inn

2.0 of 5 310 East Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I spent five nights here in September and found it perfectly fine. Yes, it's an old building and yes, the room is a bit dated. There was some chipping paint in the bathroom, but nothing that I would consider unsightly or unclean. I didn't even notice it until the second day. The room was small, but I wasn't looking for... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here instead of camping in the rain, we should have toughed it out and camped. We had room 409 and could barely open and close the door. The carpet was beyond stained, the beds appeared to have been laid on, paint was chipping off the window on to the floor, and the bathroom was dirty... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The rooms are very small. The bathroom was so incredibly dirty, it looked like no one had cleaned the bathtub in a very long time. The ceiling in the bathroom was moldy and falling apart. No air conditioning. The staff were very unfriendly, with the one exception of the nice gentleman I spoke to on the phone when I made... More 

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st paul
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This old motel should be demolished. It is in very bad condition. I had to shoulder my way in to get the door open. Paint is peeling and walls are marred. If the rate was $29 per night, it might be worth the price, but certainly not what I had to pay! The only saving grace was the use of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Our room was in an adjacent property (Spruce Glen) which is a converted motel. We were informed *at check-in* that there was no air conditioning. While the room itself was fine (albeit, stuffy and warm), we were placed in a room next to a series of three rooms that are apparently used to house employees and equipment (this despite the... More 

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Roseau, Minnesota
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15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My wife had signed up for a two day Writers Workshop at the Grand Marais Arts Colony. All we needed was a clean place to lay our heads at night. This was it! The price was right, the room, while dated, was very clean. No AC wasn't a problem - we are Northern Minnesotans so we know the nights cool... More 

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Spruceglen Inn is an adjunct to the more highly rated and pricier Aspen Lodge. In fact, you check in at the Aspen Lodge for the Spruceglen Inn (SGI) which is right next door. SGI has no AC which is probably not needed most days, but it was when I was there. Fortunately, there is a ceiling fan in each... More 

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Duluth, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

The forecast was for a beautiful weekend in Grand Marais and my wife and I were looking for an affordable option to enjoy the downtown area. After considering our frugal budget we made reservations at Spruceglen. Everything else was either too expensive or a fair drive from Grand Marais. We were quite tempted to cancel our reservation after reading the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

Had an unplanned delay in getting to Isle Royale (Wenonah didn't sail due to high waves), so had to lay over... it was a Wednesday in July, and found walk-up rates of around $100+ in Grand Marais, so we worked our way down... Pros: walking distance to the harbor/downtown/restaurants. Use of the pool and hot tub at Aspen Inn. Free... More 

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AspenLodge, Front Desk Manager Aspen Lodge & Spruceglen at Spruceglen Inn, responded to this review

Zman319 is correct. These rooms are very basic. A place to lay your head, watch tv, keeps you warm and dry on wet days...our price reflects the same when compared to other rates around. Aspen Lodge and Spruceglen are run with the same staff. You may have read on Aspen Lodge's review that we have just gone through a staff... More 

3 reviews 3 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2008

My boyfirend, dog, and I stayed at this hotel to finally have a getaway together and see the fall leaves. We were put in a smoking king room b/c that's all they had available when I called a week in advance. The price was $79 a night. We were very disappointed to get their and realize we had ended up... More 

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Address: 310 East Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Hotel Class:2 star — Spruceglen Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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