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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the sweet sleeper cottage for two nights, with family nearby in cabin 1. Comfortable bed, shaded location kept cabin cool. Loved the vintage, spacious fridge! Green practices of owners assure this property to be as lovely for future generations. Friendly, helpful, personable staff welcomed us and shared the history of the property; fascinating. The fairy houses and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at cabin #19 which has about everything you may have at home but in a rustic setting with a Heck of a nice view. There is plenty to do around here and the staff is more than helpful. If staying here for more than a few days. I would not pack up a bunch of food for your... More 

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Glenwood, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

1st Time but not the last!! The cabins are beautiful and comfortable and wonderfully stocked! No need to bring anything but your favorite foods. Kim, Big John, Chris, Ryan and Emily are the Best!,,,, So talented and incredibly helpful. We had reflexology, foot detox, free aromatherapy class, free photography class....much much more Wow!!! Two teen boys had a blast on... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My family has been coming here every summer for 12 years now and we have no complaints! Kim and John are wonderful. We always take advantage of Bingo night and Reflexology or Massage when we're there and love using the kayaks and sauna. Bring your own boat or rent one there, and bike on the Heartland Trail. If you are... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Like many other Crow Wing Crest reviewers, our family has been vacationing here for decades (since the 50s!), which provides a unique perspective on why the place is so special. Yes, there are plenty of modern amenities, but in other ways, time stands still at Crow Wing. The kids in the playhouse, the teens on the beach, the adults around... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Crow Wing Crest Lodge is a haven - a quintessential MN family resort. The cabins run the gamut from relatively old-fashioned to sparkly new with dishwashers and jacuzzis. The beach is lovely and always well-kept up. Kayaks, canoes, & boats are available, as are pontoons for renting. It's a quiet small lake - great fishing, swimming and boating (no jet... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

My family has been coming here for 40 years. We have always loved the lake, but Kim and John, the new owners, have made tremendous improvements. I can't recommend this lake enough!

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1 Thank gpok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

I've been vacationing at Crow Wing Crest for over 30 years. The cabins are comfortable, Kim and John are friendly and responsive, the lake is perfect for swimming and fishing, and the Heartland Trail is close by for biking and Rollerblading. And is there anything better than going to sleep to the sounds of loons calling on the lake!

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Anoka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

I have been going to CWC for 3 years, and it is wonderful every year! Cabin 6 is fantastic! Great fishing for kids and adults, a quiet morning on the lodge deck, swimming out to the floating dock, or CWC bingo, always a fun time!

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Sioux Falls, S.D.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

we have had numerous vacations there with the whole family. it is a must for us and our kids now are coming on there own with their kids great week every year

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  • Beachfront
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With 19 cabins, 2 campsites and an historic lodge (built in 1898), Crow Wing Crest Lodge is a traditional three season resort catering to family vacations in the northwoods of Minnesota. On crystal clear 11th Crow Wing Lake, the fishin' is fun, the big sandy beach and scheduled activities like Bingo, craft hour, pool table tournament and sand castle contest are a big hit with kids. Unique amenities: on-site massage, reflexology, lakeside sauna, aromatherapy class, drum circles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crow Wing Crest Lodge

Address: 31159 County 23, 11th Crow Wing Lake, Akeley, MN 56433-8245
Location: United States > Minnesota > Akeley
Price Range: $326 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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