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tel aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am currently sitting on the porch of our cabin at Ludlow's listening to the lake's small waves hit against the dock. This place is amazing! Our cabin is relatively secluded. It is on one side of the island on the edge of the water. The outer wall is built entirely out of storm doors so that you have a... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Its been great having you at Ludlow's More 

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from our annual visit to Ludlows and had another great week. The setting is beautiful and there is lots to do - including nothing - if you just want to relax and stare at the lake. Our 10 and 12 year olds love hanging out and swimming with the other kids at the resort. If you are... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It was great having you at Ludlow's More 

St. Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our first trip to Ludlow's two years ago, we decided to make it the destination for our family summer vacation every August. When you dream of the perfect northwoods luxury vacation, this is it - beautiful location, endless amenities, and flawless service. The staff at Ludlow's treat you like family and have earned our loyalty and appreciation for years... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

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Victoria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We had a wonderful time on the island. Their cabins are well maintained and convey a charming north woods ambiance. However you wish to enjoy Lake Vermilion, the staff at Ludlow's makes the experience totally enjoyable. It's a great place for children with all of the daily activities suited to their attention level. The Ludlows crew makes this vacation experience... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you are looking for a extremely high level of service, Ludlow's Island resort is the place, family run for three generations, They meet you at the landing, shuttle you to the island in an antique wood boat, then tour the amenities, lodge, and then your special cabin that was built with views in mind, all have screened in porches,(ours... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We visited Ludlow's for a work retreat. All of the employees had a great time! Our experience was well beyond our expectations due to the incredible service provided by all Ludlow's employees from the moment we arrived until the day we left. The cabins were very clean and we enjoyed great meals. Thank you!

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LudlowsResort, Owner at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. You were the perfect guests....just what we enjoy. People who appreciate our northwoods setting (some of your meetings were held out of doors). Come back! More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic resort for families, groups, or couples. Being on an island means that kids can run around, play, and explore without the usual parental concerns. Staff and Service are outstanding. The cabins are beautiful and clean. Tons to do for kids and totally relaxing for adults. We return every year because we love it.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The last time we were to Ludlow's was almost twenty years ago, but I'm very happy to report that the important aspects of the resort haven't changed a bit. They still manage to preserve the feel of a rustic, knotty pine cabin in the North Woods, but provide amenities that make it a luxurious experience: updated bathrooms, wine glasses, a... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This was our first opportunity to stay at Ludlow's after many years spent at my fathers cabin on Lake Vermilion and we had an absolutely fantastic time! Our adventure began the moment we arrived, as we called for transport to the island from the mainland on an old crank phone. As we were transported to the island, our car was... More 

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LudlowsResort, Owner at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about Ludlow's. One of our goals is to provide a great experience for families. Kids can't get lost on an island so they are free to explore and roam in our wooded environment. We appreciate your being with us. Mark and Sally Ludlow More 

Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

No, there's no snow in MN in summer. It's a fantastic place to vacation, and there is no better place than Ludlow's. The service and amenities keep me coming back year after year. Massage, grocery delivery, great fishing, you never have to leave the lake. I book my next visit while I'm there so the leaving isn't so hard, I... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We look forward to seeing you and your family every year! Its easy to provide good service when we have such a great guest as you Ms. T. Our guests are our friends and we like to treat them that way. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
22 Hand crafted knotty pine cabins located in northern Minnesota on Lake Vermilion. Each cabin has a wood burning fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, screen porch, deck, multiple bedrooms and multiple baths, on a private secluded island. Fishing, children's activities, boating, skiing, tubing, meetings and weddings. Ludlow's Island Resort has been in the same family for over 75 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ludlow's Island Resort

Address: 8166 Ludlow Rd, Cook, MN 55723-8706
Location: United States > Minnesota > Cook
Price Range: $269 - $548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ludlow's Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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