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    Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

    1685 Kavanaugh Dr, East Gull Lake, MN 56401
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    Overview
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    Travelers talk about
    “outdoor pool” (7 reviews)
    “paddle boats” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Fitness center
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair access
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 77 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent a week at this lovely resort (4th time) to unwind and renew. Everything From the beautifully landscaped grounds, fabulous view of lake, attractive cottages, walking paths at the resort and trails into the woods are perfect for an escape from city life. The four...More

    Thank Marilyn Q
    Response from sylvanlakeresort, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Marilyn Thanks for your kind review. We enjoyed having you as our guests and hopefully you can return soon.

    Reviewed September 16, 2017

    This resort is like visiting family. The owners are the ones who greet you when you check in. We've been coming here for several years. The location is great for fishing, golf, skiing, ice skating. Here is an example of how friendly the owners are:...More

    Thank cglmd
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you feel as though you are welcomed as family and enjoy your experience when staying with us. We always try to make it seem that way since as a...More

    Reviewed August 14, 2017

    Not sure if I can say enough good things about this place. It's a wonderful resort! Our family visits there every summer. There are tons of things for kids & adults to do......swimming at the pools (indoor & outdoor), 2 beaches, sand volleyball, tennis/pickleball court,...More

    Thank MrsGator
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded August 16, 2017

    Thank you so much for your very kind words and making Kavanaugh's your yearly summer vacation spot for you and your family. We are so glad that you take advantage of all the the things we have to do here at the resort and are...More

    Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

    Five adults, two kids, three generations. Four days, three nights (needed four nights, five days). Only fair weather, but who cared? So many high quality options at and around Kavanaugh's (Sherwood Forest, Bar Harbor, downtown Nisswa, Pirates Cove minigolf, the indoor pool and recreation room...More

    1  Thank Jake S
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded July 16, 2017

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy that each generation of your family had a great time and were able to enjoy so much of the lakes area (we think it's pretty amazing too). As a family owned, multi-generation property...More

    Reviewed June 1, 2017

    We were highly impressed with the level of care and maintenance. The indoor pool was a bit cool, and the outdoor pool and lake were, of course, frigid mid-may. They have excellent paths and trails on and near and connected to the property. Bike rentals...More

    1  Thank healthcommando
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded June 3, 2017

    Thank you for your review and your stay at our resort and we are glad you had a good experience. The spring has been cool and that lake is not warming up as quickly as we would like, however, as of today (June 3) it...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • East Gull Lake
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    "Various sizes and layouts to chose from."
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    "It all depends on who is in your party. They have accommodations for everyone"
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    "We had a cottage on the pond on the end. It felt very private and was easy to get to."
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    "Their website has floorplans to help you pick the right spot, but calling in is even better. So helpful!"
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