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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

What a great location, and what lovely property, dotted with tall pines, right across from Lake Superior. But the cabin we stayed in--No. 11--was like an abandoned house. It smelled moldy and mildwey. The knob fell off the bathroom door. The refrigerator was so loud we had to unplug it so that we could sleep. The carpeting was filthy. The... More 

4 Thank LaurieMinnesota
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

We rented a cabin for 3 nights while we were in town to run Grandma's Marathon. The cabin was perfect complete with a nice kitchen, bathroom, table/chairs, and a comfortable bed. Additionally, we found the hospitality provided by the owners to be outstanding. They even held a BBQ after the race to celebrate the day. If you enjoy a comfortable... More 

1 Thank Abram B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

The gardenwood was a nice place to get away, there were families there and couples and everyone seemed to be there for the same reason a decent place to stay for a decent price with that north shore "woodsy" feeling. The cabins are cozy a little dated, but it really didn't matter to us because we weren't looking for fancy....... More 

Thank Sherzinminnie
Holdingford, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

My wife and I stayed here back in October. The place has a nice location and the owners are also very nice people. The cabins are old and are not very well kept. There was a hole in our ceiling, mold in places, furniture was out of date, took a while to get warm water, etc. Also I am 6... More 

Thank dannymn
Hutchinson, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

This was a terrible place to stay . Cabin #5 was so small you couldn't turn around in it and the 13" TV left alot to be desired. Room was dirty and had alot of flies, will tell all my co workers at 3M this is not the pace to stay, way over priced for this cabin. Way to take... More 

3 Thank Bev S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

Very sparse on amenities, but a good value for the money. Clean but a bit old. Just not a place to take your wife for a memorable weekend.

2 Thank Bbruce9789
Hopkins, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

This place has a lot of history and charm. Pam and Lee were nothing but generous and kind folk who made the trip even more enjoyable. Every minute I was there, i was enjoying myself. whether I was just staring at the fire or talking to the locals I learned so much and have nothing but good things to say,... More 

Thank Michael I
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

If you want a great place to stay where it feels like you are visiting your friends Pam and Lee and not staying at a resort then this is the place for you.

Thank Pat S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

My fiance and I have stayed at Gardenwood many times and each stay is better than the next! Lee and Pam are extremely hospitable and the rates can't be beat. 5 short miles north of Duluth on scenic Highway 61 you are within driving distance to many local attractions. Gardenwood is highly recommended!

Thank imagine_peace20
Mankato, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Liked the spot easy to leave and go to. The cabin was cute clean and well equipt. The owners were nice and stated we could stay as long as we wanted to the next day because no one was checking in. They even gave a guest a ride into town cause the taxi didn't show. I would stay again and... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gardenwood Resort & Motel is located 10 miles from Downtown Duluth, MN on the Scenic North Shore Drive. Our comfortable resort accommodations include 13 cabins and a 4-room motel settled into the woods next door to the McQuade Small Craft Harbor on Lake Superior. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gardenwood Resort and Motel

Address: 5107 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2924
Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: $79 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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