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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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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay there was a mixed bag of experiences. On the upside we were very impressed with the welcoming attitude from the manager and wait staff at the restaurant located onsite. The location is right across the street from the bay and only a block from the downtown shops. Having the restaurant in the same building is definitely a plus!... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ellie at the front desk and Jeremy the manager are so great and friendly. The rooms are super clean. The bed was so comfy and plush. We had the view of the harbor which was fantastic. Close to restaurants and bars. We needed a hotel at the last minute and they helped us and got us a great rate. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I actually left another motel to come here and it was an excellent experience! The staff was very friendly and helpful from finding perfect rooms to finding us parking spots for our trucks and boats. very very helpful people! will be staying here from now on very year on our way to Canada .

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed at this motel on two separate occasions recently and both times I had a great experience. The owner was very friendly and accommodating, a pleasure to interact with, in fact. The view looking out on the Grand Marais harbor (hence the property name) is fantastic and it's close to many activities in the city. The second time I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stop here on our way to fishing trip in Canada. Very clean, nice and friendly people. Would definitely recommend to others. The rooms are nice and clean. Very accommodating for our needs. Perfect location!

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Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Good food, clean rooms and good location. The people there are very friendly and helpful. We have been staying at this motel for several years in route to Canada for our annual fishing trip. The location is perfect and the facility is very adequate for what we need.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I love to go to grand marais and spend some time unwinding away from the city. I stayed at the Harbor Inn and found just that! Great views from the top floor on the lake side, comfy and clean room, excellent food in the restaurant downstairs! The staff was great, very friendly. The location was perfect, i could walk to... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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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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