We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

East Silent Lake Resort

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Dent
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
East Silent Lake Resort
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 49: English reviews
Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My entire family have gone to East Silent Resort for over 20 years. We've seen the resort blossom and flourish since the Leonard Family arrived and highly endorse it as the perfect place to spend fun and relaxing times at the lake. The cabins, grounds, beach and the beautiful new lodge are immaculate and well-appointed, but if there's anything you... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Erin O
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Erin, Thank you very much for taking the time to fill out a survey. It is great to know that you and your family have enjoyed another year with us at the resort. It's always fun to see everyone each year. We also want to make sure that you are able to enjoy your vacation and relax, so it is... More 

Palo Alto, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Family who owns the resort are hospitable and nurture your experience. The resort is beautiful. The new Lodge is a great space to meet and greet. The lake is free of traffic. The added option of a meal serviced at lodge sounds wonderful but we did mot take advantage of it yet.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Margaret S
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Margaret, We are always happy to give you and your family a relaxing vacation. And, our dinner to go option will be a great option for a lot of families that come to our resort. We try to make it as convenient as possible, so if you would like to come to your cabin and already have a pan of... More 

Grand Forks, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quite place to vacation with family. Our family rents 4 cabins for a week long family get together. We have stayed her for 14 years in a row!!! Just love the weekly activities they plan, the owners are great and really love to take care of their guests at this beautiful lake resort.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank bobbi947
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Bobbi and Kyle, Thank you so much for yet another great stay with us. It has been great getting to know your family and watching as your sons get taller and taller. It's always fun to see you and the rest of the family each year, and we are looking forward to next year as well. Even as the resort... More 

Fargo, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very excellent resort. Clean and friendly staff and environment. Reserved a stay for next year. Comfortable and enjoyed my stay. Swimming area is wonderful and boats and beach supplies are available. Kid friendly.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank kentj506
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Kent, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us this summer! It's always nice hearing that you and your family have enjoyed our beach area, and all the amenities that we have to offer. We will see you next year! Best Wishes, The Leonard Family More 

Schenectady, New York
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel to ESR every year to meet with family member from Minnesota Colorado and New York. It is a safe, lovely time that we all look forward to. The Leonard's have done a great job keeping the resort family friendly and up to date.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Suzinuke
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Suzi and Mike, It great to hear that you have enjoyed our little piece of paradise. It always helps when you can see family that you don't get to see very often too. We hope that you have a great year, and we will see you again next year! Sincerely, The Leonard Family More 

Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The resort is operated by the Leonard family. Everything they do is first class. The landscaping of the grounds is beautiful. The cabins are clean. Everything works. Everyone is friendly. There activities everyday. The little kids are kept busy with their activities. We have a great ice cream social one night and smores another night. We have a large expanding... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Joe M
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Joe, it is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We like to take pride in the resort, so that the guests can truly enjoy their time with us. Having the new resort gives us a lot of opportunity to accommodate more activities and events and it is good to know that you and your family... More 

Fargo, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Wonderful family surrounding. The children love all the special activities offered. The beach and water can't be beat. We've been going to East Silent Lake for 12 years. The owners are continually making improvements to the property. The new lodge they built this year is beautiful and spacious.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank shirleyj1901
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Shirley and Cliff, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yet another year with us. It has been great getting to know you and your children over the years, and we are excited to have you all come back next year. It will be fun to see what happens to the resort in the next few years, and we... More 

East Lansing, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

After vacationing at this resort for 11 years, our family (80+ parents, adult siblings, children, grandchildren) will be discontinuing this tradition. We kept returning to East Silent Lake Resort because is was a great place to gather. Great hospitality, wonderful beach, excellent activities, clean accommodations. For fishing, we would try East Silent Lake, but often went to surrounding lakes for... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 374dwr
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Although we are sorry to see you and your family go we have really enjoyed getting to know all of you. Seeing all of the kids, and grandchildren grow up it will not be the same without all of you joining us for the 4th of July. It is always nice to hear that you, and your family have enjoyed... More 

Fargo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our Family of three spent a week in cabin 8. The cabin was a well appointed housekeeping cabin. First night out we caught two great walleye and great keeper sunnies..swimming beach is awesome. They have a great collection of water toys ie paddleboats, canoes, water slide. The whole family loved it. We will be back next year..

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Lklocke
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Lee and Susie, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! East Silent Lake is well known for the walleye that can be found in hear and I'm happy to hear that you were able to find some too. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Sincerely, The Leonard Family More 

Elgin, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Very nice overall. Friendly Owners are for the most part business like. Check out was very cold unfriendly. Seemed unconcerned about our time spent there. Not the homey resort feel it had in the past. Cabins need some upgrades to fit in with the new buildings.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank John F
Nick L, Owner at East Silent Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, John. It has been our privilege and pleasure to host your family for a decade. The family tradition and memories that you have created will undoubtedly last a lifetime. All the best to you and your family! Sincerely, The Leonard Family More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

20 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (12)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
2:56
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Dent
17.1 mi away
BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Lodge on Lake Detroit
16.0 mi away
Thumper Pond Resort
Thumper Pond Resort
#1 of 2 in Ottertail
3.5 of 5 stars 80 reviews
17.4 mi away
Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes
Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes
#4 of 9 in Detroit Lakes
4.0 of 5 stars 158 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
13.6 mi away
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham, MN
17.6 mi away
Budget Host Inn
Budget Host Inn
#6 of 9 in Detroit Lakes
3.5 of 5 stars 20 reviews
22.3 mi away
AmericInn Lodge & Suites Fergus Falls - Conference Center
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Minnesota Family Resort!!! Experience a relaxing getaway amidst 50 wooded acres next to crystal clear East Silent Lake. ACCOMMODATION:We offer 3 types of accommodation, including: cabins, luxury vacation homes, and guest rooms/suites. Our rental units are well-built and nestled next to the shore of the clear, sparkling lake. The cabins are newly updated, clean, and well spaced for privacy. During your stay, we will supply you with all the modern amenities of home. AMENITIES:East Silent Resort has a long history of being an active family resort. We offer a wide variety of scheduled activities for kids, teens, and the entire family. When you aren't participating in activities, enjoy the excellent swim beach and marine area with gas and bait. We have a large collection of free water toys, boats, kayaks, canoes, and more. Kids love our water trampoline and outrageous human launch. Call today and let us help you begin a timeless family tradition! ... more   less 

Additional Information about East Silent Lake Resort

Address: 30424, 410th Street, Dent, MN 56528
Location: United States > Minnesota > Dent
Price Range: $115 - $588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing