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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cabins here are wonderful. We have stayed in 3 different cabins the last three years. All beautiful and offer a wonderful space in "the woods!" The hosts are amazing and make you feel so welcome. A big beautiful and warm lake is just steps away from your cabin. Swimming, kayaking, fishing and simply gazing at the stars are so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Staying at Burntside Lodge is akin to visiting distant friends who have a really great historic lodge. Lonnie and Lou will make you feel at home the minute you step over the threshold, from the beautifully appointed, comfortable cabins to the wonderful restaurant and bar (don't miss the Old Fashioned!). The lake is stunning and there is so much to... More 

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Davison, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were fortunate to stay for three nights and wished we had decided to stay longer. We stayed in cabin 9 which is a two bedroom and perfect for two couples and had a beautiful view of the sunset and sunrise. The cabin was roomy and clean. The whole area was extremely quiet and at great place to kick back... More 

Thank lar3313
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We were lucky to get 2 nights in cabin #27 which is considered the "honeymoon" cabin. This was our first visit to Ely, MN and the Burntside Lodge. We did not know what to expect, but we settled in and let the deep woods experience take over. The cabin had all that we needed to relax and unwind. It was... More 

2 Thank Mudhenslorry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in cabin #25, and had a great time. Very peaceful, with wonderful north-woods ambiance. We hit the standard Ely tour spots (bear/wolf centers), but truthfully it was hard leaving Burntside each day. The restaurant was great, and we enjoyed dinner/drinks in the lounge. "Rustic yet sophisticated" is a very good description.

5 Thank Gomez22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Delicious dinner, excellent service. It was a busy weekend in Ely with the Harvest Moon Festival taking place, which was was an excellent festival. We always try to make it to Burntside for dinner every summer and we are never disappointed. Always a wonderful experience. Looking forward to next season.

1 Thank Mdanita1
Byron, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

As other reviews have stated, this is a bit of a sophisticated resort, and not a sporty one (although you can go to the marina and rent a canoe or motor boat). We came after the busy summer season just 2 weeks ahead of the season closing. Although staffing was down (many headed back to college) the resort paced their... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

I am so picky. As a lodge, Burntside fulfills every requirement I have for a retreat that provides a smart, quiet, sophisticated, beautiful experience. Great cabins, lovely grounds, guests who mostly get that this is a sophisticated resort, not a sports bar where we yell at each other and yuk it up. The views are phenomenal, the staff courteous and... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

I am generally the type of person who always needs to be pushing forward and doing something and Burntside Lodge is proving to be a temporary cure to this affliction. The amazing setting, generous and personal hospitality and comfortable accommodations at the water's edge provide a magical and genuinely relaxing experience for my family and me. We are definitely adding... More 

Thank Brad P
Jarvenpaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Cannot even find the right works to describe our stay at Burntside. It was a week of much needed rest and relaxation spent in the best of company at the best place for R&R! Our cabin was perfect, perched high up on the hill. The sunsets were breathtaking and the staff like family. Walking around the grounds, every little detail... More 

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Additional Information about Burntside Lodge

Address: 2755 Burntside Lodge Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8402
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Burntside Hotel Ely
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