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Harbor Inn Restaurant & Motel

207 Wisconsin St., Grand Marais, MN 55604
Harbor Inn Restaurant & Motel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 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 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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