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    Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

    1685 Kavanaugh Dr, East Gull Lake, MN 56401
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    Traveler (29)
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good21%
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    Travelers talk about
    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 75 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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 5 days ago

    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

    Reviewed May 23, 2017

    We spent a couple of days with our son and his family in one of the Cottages at Kavanaugh's recently. We had 4 adults and 2 preschoolers. We were not cramped, had plenty of room and the set up in the cottage with 2 bedrooms...More

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    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded June 4, 2017

    Thank you for your kind review. As a family owned and operated resort (since 1969) it is always very important to us that our guests have a wonderful and memorable stay with us. We are happy to hear your cottage worked well for your family...More

    Reviewed May 17, 2017

    The best thing I can say is that we stayed here for the first time last summer and after a long winter, when they announced their Memorial Day weekend specials we jumped at the chance for another long weekend at this lovely spot. We have...More

    1  Thank TravelFan123_10
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded June 4, 2017

    We are so glad that you enjoyed our property and are happy you took advantage of the great Memorial Day Weekend special! It's wonderful that you were able to enjoy our many amenities and that the kids had so much fun! As a family owned...More

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    Amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $228 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Minnesota >
    • East Gull Lake
    • Also Known As
    • Kavanaugh`s Hotel Brainerd ,
    • Kavanaughs Hotel Brainerd
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    Traveler (29)
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    Room & Suite (21)
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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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    "I think all units would have a pretty good view."
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    "For larger groups, we recommend one of the cottages, though they have accommodations to fit all."
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