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Douglas Lodge

Lake Itasca, MN
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our room at Douglas Lodge. In 3 days, we were never inconvenienced by having to share bathrooms with other guests. We had 3 meals at the restaurant and we enjoyed every bite. Kudos to the chef who came up with chicken wildrice tettrazini! Our service was great and the scenery was spectacular. Don't change a thing! We'll be back.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Douglas Lodge Suites, close to the actual Douglas Lodge. We had one of 1 bedroom suites. The unit was very clean, fully stocked, and was certainly as advertised. It was beautifully decorated, and very comfortable. The screened in porch was a real plus, as we could sit there, enjoy our meals, or just relax, without the... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at one of the suites near the Douglas lodge. It had a kitchen, bedroom, private bathroom, and screened porch. One of the best parts of the trip was sitting on the porch as the sun was setting listening to the loon calls with the smell of camp fires in the air. What a great time! We visited the... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of four and my parents went to Douglas Lodge only for lunch, so that is strictly upon what I base this review. The lodge has a nice dining area with large windows. A trail starts/ends near the lodge, so you can see many visitors walk by (which can be quite entertaining). I didn't expect much out of my... More 

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

It has the charm of an old lodge where you feel you can relax after a taxing day of hiking or biking. Food is average but ample. Plenty of history inside and spacious. It is closed in the winter so check out the availability well in advance. It is a popular park in Minnesota even for the locals.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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158 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We stayed at the Douglas Lodge this fall because our friends were getting married in the park. The Lodge was actually closed down for the season and was rented out only by the other wedding guest so we had the run of this area of the park, the lodge, and the restaurant. Overall we had a great time. The lodge... More 

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful, beautiful place to stay, this is it - especially during the week in the fall when school is back in session. We stayed in cabin #11 which is simply idyllic. Though not fancy, it was clean, comfortable and in a beautiful setting. Like staying in some of the old style cabins at... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Reasonably-priced, sub-par, dated rooms in a fantastic north woods setting with a beautiful lake and convenient restaurant. Book early and request a room with its own bathroom, otherwise rooms are beds-only + a communal bathroom in the hall. Beds are "OK" to back-breakers and guests awaken early, so don't expect quality sleep. The door knobs on the rooms don't turn... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

There was a lot I liked about Lake Itasca and the lodge but if you are looking for amenities like shampoo and hair dryers and plush comfort, this is not the place. Some of the rooms do not even have private bathrooms. Luckily, one of ours did, so we left the connecting door open and made it suite-like. The rooms... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a suite at the lodge. I thought we would be I the same building as the lodge, but oh no. We had our own mini apartment in the forest. Their was an enclosed porch with a table for outside seating. All the furniture inside was made of pine. There was a small kitchen area, bar seating at the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Turn-of-the-century Log hotel located in Itasca State Park and overlooking the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Douglas Lodge

Address: Lake Itasca, MN
Location: United States > Minnesota > Lake Itasca
Number of rooms: 12
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