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2170 County Road 139, International Falls, MN
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommended by the U.S. Customs agent when we crossed the border.....this was an excellent place to stay and eat dinner. Janine, Manager, was exceptionally friendly and helpful and our server, Tracy, made our dinner a very fun and relaxed experience. Would highly recommend this place to stay for an extended period.

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Austin, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to stay close to Voyageurs, searched websites & reviews to find what seemed to be a more updated lodge than others in the area. Pictures and reviews can be very misleading. I get that it's mainly a fishing lodge, but we stayed in the lodge itself, not a cabin, & expected a little more. Carpets in hallways haven't been... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Overall it was a pleasant experience staying here primarily because of the views of the lake and the very helpful staff. However, the rooms and especially the bathrooms are very dated. I suspect that it is designed more to house fishermen than tourists. The restaurant has a lovely view of the lake.

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Shattuck, Oklahoma
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Enjoyed the lake views from our room - be sure to buy some Deet Mosquito Spray! Blueberry pancakes with more blueberries than cake were fantastic! Staff worked around clock to sandbag for flood waters, but made us comfortable our entire week's stay! Beds very comfortable with nice shower, too. When ready to check out, desk staff was so helpful to... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I start this review with the mantra: "You get what you pay for." With the Thunderbird, what you're mainly paying for is the view/location. It is very close to Voyageurs National Park, and is right on Rainy Lake, so the views are lovely. Yes, the lodge itself is "tired", as many others have said. Noise carries easily between rooms and... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed here in January 2014 with members of my son's hockey team. The place is dirty and dated (nothing like in the pictures on their website, as it appears we are missing furniture), our rooms did not have the 2 queen beds as per our confirmation letter, there was a weird buzzing sound cycling on-off allllll day and night,... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We have our favorite choices, mine is the walleye almondine, our son's is the filet mignon - he claims it is better than the one I grill at home. The wait staff will anticipate preferences for regulars. The view is one of the best on the lake, and ever changing with the seasons.

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Roseau, Minnesota
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

We decided to celebrate Mothers Day in International Falls - a halfway point for us coming almost from the Northwestern Corner of Minnesota and our daughter coming from close to Duluth. It was a beautiful day for a drive and made the more so at our arrival at Thunderbird Lodge. My wife and I made ourselves comfortable on the front... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

http://thunderbirdrainylake.com/ Thunderbird Lodge is a Full Service Resort offering lodging accommodations - both rooms and cabins, fishing, snowmobiling and a Marina, and a Dining Room and Lounge with services for Banquets & Group Meetings. It is in a beautiful yet convenient spot on Rainy Lake with plenty of acreage and shoreline. 10 miles outside of downtown International Falls on Hwy... More

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Oak Harbor,OH
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

We chose to stay here due to the proximitry to Voyageurs National Park. Dated furnishings, noisy room but nice lake views. The attatched restraunt had large menu, good food and service although somewhat pricey.

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Address: 2170 County Road 139, International Falls, MN
Location: United States > Minnesota > International Falls
Also Known As:
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