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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I took an overnight trip up the north shore and stayed here. The staff was friendly and helpful upon check in and the room was nice. We brought our bikes and rode the gitchi gammi trail to the Temperance River where we hiked and enjoyed the scenery. Highly recommend

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Ham Lake, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With other hotels and lodges asking high prices, or being booked, we found a good deal at Caribou. While primarily a winter resort, this worked out well for us in seeing a number of sights on the North Shore of Minnesota. Caribou has different lodging options - we were in one unit of a three unit lodge. Kitchenette (no stove,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were not pleased with the room or staff during our stay. The bathroom sink was clogged, the refrigerator was broken, and room service/cleaning lady did not come during our stay (note that daily room cleaning occurs in the rooms located within the main lodge - which is where we were staying). When we notified staff of these things and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in the Main Lodge of the resort and I wasn't impressed. The staff is friendly enough. I could hear my upstairs neighbors stomping and thumping most of the time. There weren't any instructions on how to use the dvd player and I couldn't get it to work. I went to the front desk for help and they told... More 

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North Branch, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a nice visit at Caribou Highlands Lodge. It was a basic room with two double beds. Clean and spacious, with a beautiful view of the mountain and Gondola. I was pleased to see it was pet-friendly, even though we didn't have our dog with us on this vacation. Our daughters swam in the indoor pool on a rainy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Caribou Highlands Lodge during the Grand Marais Fisherman's Picnic. Everything in Grand Marais was book and now I feel lucky that was the case! My family enjoyed the North Shore atmosphere, nightly campfires with s'mores, indoor and outdoor pools, and more. We signed up for a one room condo and somehow were upgraded to a two bedroom... More 

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Thank Richard M
Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this place for a last minute vacation with our elderly dog. Got a great price on a lodge room. When we arrived, I asked if they had any pet friendly upgrades available. We were given a room to wait in and relax as well as a discount for the restaurant while they prepared a condo for us. The... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 12th year of staying at Caribou Highlands and we absolutely LOVE it! We just got home from staying over a week there. They have awesome family activities and are right by lots of other fun activities (highly recommend the alpine slide and the NEW gondola up to Moose Mountain….get the all day combo pass if you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was great! Quiet, great star gazing. House was super nice, beds and linens a great surprise. Housekeeping was spotless. Appliances were all new, tv was state of the art with surround sound. Air conditioning during the day, windows open at night. You could clearly hear the river rushing, very calming. We found nothing to complain about, we will return.

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Thank Bob M
St. Paul, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This promising resort did not quite live up to expectations. There are town homes on the property that seemed newer, but the hotel appears run down. Main entrance does not even look like an entrance. Lobby is nice and staff friendly but rooms are in need of some serious TLC. Bad shower heads, wall damage, dark hallways, indoor pool could... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Caribou Highlands Lodge on Lutsen Mountains, Minnesota's and the Midwest's largest ski destination located at the tallest mountain in the Midwest. Caribou Highlands is Minnesota's favorite ski resort. Our location nestled in amongst the Sawtooth Mountains just one mile inland from Lake Superior's North Shore, offers great views and a unique ski experience. Where else can you get big skiing and enjoy the unbroken Lake Superior horizon at the same time.The mountain views as enjoyed from our lodge rooms, condos, townhomes and spacious four-bedroom Poplar Ridge log homes are magnificent. Take the mountain gondola to the top of Moose Mountain and enjoy the breathtaking vistas of wide open water of Lake Superior.A Minnesota Family Ski ResortOnce you arrive at Caribou Highlands family ski resort in Lutsen, you'll find so much to do that there's no need to drive further. We have many resort activities that are offered as complimentary guest services, and are included in the very popular Explore! program. One of our most popular activities is the Mountain Kids Camp where kids are entertained with games and activities that are both challenging and fun. With so many choices of activities, it's nice to know there are also many ways to relax. There are three spa areas at the resort and an indoor pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caribou Highlands Lodge

Address: 371 Ski Hill Road, PO Box 99, Lutsen, MN 55612
Location: United States > Minnesota > Lutsen
Price Range: $124 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Caribou Highlands Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 149
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Caribou Highlands Hotel Lutsen
Caribou Highlands Resort
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