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Harbor Inn Restaurant & Motel

207 Wisconsin St., Grand Marais, MN 55604
Harbor Inn Restaurant & Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Freeport, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a great stay! Friendly staff, quiet room right across the street from park and Lake Superior ... definitely a million dollar view and great place to walk the dog. I'll be staying here again ... very pleasant experience and the best rates. Have a great 2015!

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I will preface this review by saying that I am a frequent traveler and an international traveler who has stayed at plenty of hostiles, hotels, and resorts. This was the worst motel stay of my life. As another reviewer has mentioned, everything needs updating. The user uploaded pictures will tell the most accurate story of what I experienced. The bathrooms... More 

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DULUTH
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We received an e-mail confirmation about 3 days before our arrival. This told of all of the hotel extras including 50% off breakfast in the Pie Place Restaurant and free Internet. When we arrived, we couldn't figure out how to check in. You needed to find a back door and call the manager to come down and give you a... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This establishment is in a good location on the harbor at Grand Marias. The good news is that overnight guests get 50% discount at the restaurant which has a fairly diverse menu. The bad news is that the motel is sorely in need of renovation. The carpets appeared worn, the curtains were really worn and "stringy," and the bedspreads need... More 

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Anoka, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We chose the Harbor Inn based on price and location and found you get what you pay for. The pictures on their website make it look like it is right on the water. It is actually across a road from the water. The view from our balcony room was good but the room itself left a lot to be desired.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

We were very pleased with our room and the location. It is right on the Grand Marais harbor and near all the shops. The room was more spacious than most and the shower was nice. The towels were thick and fluffy. The best thing was we got 50% of our breakfast at the Pie Place cafe which is part of... More 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We come to Grand Marais often and have our favourite hotel to say, but for this short overnighter, we decided to stay here. We often come to the restaurant: The Pie place which we love for their great breakfasts. The hotel is built in the old style with individual street entry on the ground floor where our room was. Room... More 

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Sacramento, Ca
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20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

When I started trying to find a place to stay in Grand Marais I was discouraged by all of the high prices and almost gave up. Then I found the Harbor Inn. The price was very reasonable for the area and I must admit I was a little skeptical, but it turned out to be everything we could have wanted... More 

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We stayed Oct 1 & 2. Rate $125. The room was not clean. The air was stale. The sheets and pillows smelled. Mold around the rim of the bathtub. Drapes didn't close. Outdoor carpeting on the balcony ripped and torn. We needed to leave after one night due to a family situation. Jeremy the manager was not in and would... More 

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Wayne, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We checked in (cost about $170 for a weekday) and immediately realized this place wasn`t as great as their webpage indicated. When we arrived we had to wait for the cook in the kitchen to check us in. On the way to our room we had to pass through a dark concrete rear passage which was dungeon like. We immediately... More 

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