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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So disappointing. The cabin was filthy - greasy dustballs in every corner, a carpet so stained it was repulsive, a dead spider in the tub... No other room was available so after 2 nights we took off to find something better. I took pictures but not sure if there's a place here to post them. Also, the food was below... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our extended family of 9 had dinner on the patio. It was the perfect end to a perfect vacation; excellent food and outstanding service. Feeding the ducks on the beach of the lodge totally engaged our 3 year old while parents and grandparents enjoyed the view and the dinner. We'll be back.

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your vacation at Gunflint Lodge and Outfitters. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for a better place to make great memories. We stayed 8/18-8/21. 9 of us in adjoining cabins. Will admit they could use some updating but most of our time was spent doing the great activities available. Wolf howling, horseback riding, massage-which was fabulous, canoeing, took out a motor boat and of course the zip lining. If ever there... More 

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Thank dlwold
GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your family vacation at Gunflint Lodge and Outfitters. Our staff really go out of their way to make sure every guest has a great time and I will pass your compliments along to them. We enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, My husband and I made reservations for Horseback Riding, So the day of we drove there and it took us three hours to get there. Filled out all the paperwork, went up to the stables, was told that everyone had to step on a scale before we went on the ride. Well as soon as I stepped on the... More 

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you were not able to participate in the horseback ride at Gunflint Lodge and Outfitters. Please understand that the 240 pound weight limit is for the safety of our guests as well as our horses. This requirement is clearly posted on our website, as well as covered by our front desk... More 

St. Croix
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for the Northern Lights simply expecting a hunting lodge in the woods, but what we found was an AMAZING resort in the woods. Nestled right on the lake, the cabins are huge and well appointed. Quite comfortable and roomy the lodge was fantastic and clean. The staff was wonderful and kind, and don't get me started on the... More 

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters. We do have a beautiful view of Gunflint Lake and the Northwoods. Our restaurant staff definitely aims to please with a wide selection of native foods, including blueberries, wild rice, and our famous Walleye Chowder. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Warrensburg, Missouri
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

About halfway along the Gunflint Trail as the pines are growing taller and the people scarcer, you come to the beautiful Gunflint Lake, which straddles the US-Canadian border. A quick turn down the dirt road leads you to this lakeside resort, straight from the Catskills or Adirondacks. It's a step back into a time when families took vacations on the... More 

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Thank EGT1966
GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

I'm glad you took the opportunity to drive up the Gunflint Trail to enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife we have here. In addition to kayaking and canoeing, we offer horse rides, hiking trails, and our Towering Canopy zipline to help our guests explore this beautiful piece of Minnesota Northwoods. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The setting of the Gunflint Lodge is spectacular. What sets Gunflint Lodge ahead of it's competitors the setting, restaurant, naturalist program and the way Gunflint encourages their guests to interact with the outdoors. The naturalist program offers a daily menu of hikes, kids activities, fishing, music, canoeing, and a myriad of other activities that could engage even the most dedicated... More 

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your time here and took advantage of the many opportunities Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters offers to experience our beautiful Minnesota Northwoods. I will certainly share your compliments with our wonderful staff here. We are thrilled to be here and are looking forward to continuing to improve our accommodations while... More 

Mishawaka, Indiana
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband purchased an online deal for the lodge.We read the various Trip Advisor reviews and wasn't sure what to expect. It is not a luxurious resort. A bit of a hiccup with housekeeping.We would prefer to just exchange our towels ourselves as to wait for housekeeping to eventually discover the need. The cabins were adequate ,not stand alone but... More 

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. We offer a wide variety of cabins, ranging from one bedroom to five bedroom, and while most are standalone, we do have a duplex or two in the mix. You did catch us in our busiest season, which has led to longer wait times... More 

Grand Marais, Minnesota
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant located in the lodge at Gunflint Lake resort. Service was great. Good was tasty and hot and arrived quickly. Like all restaurants on the Gunflint Trail the meals are a little pricey but their remote beautiful more than makes up up for the price. The lodge will soon change ownership. We can only hope that this wonderful... More 

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. As new owners, we have been at Gunflint Lodge and Outfitters for about two months now and are enjoying meeting our guests. We certainly intend to continue to offer quality food and service that have made Gunflint a Northwoods icon for nearly 90 years. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

My wife and I recently visited Gunflint Lodge for our honeymoon and couldn't be happier with our stay. They offer a great "inclusive" honeymoon package that is definitely worth the price. We stayed 5 days in one of their cabins, and it was perfect. The cabin we stayed in had a wood fireplace, and a Jacuzzi tub, and we took... More 

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge, responded to this review

Congratulations to you and your wife on your marriage! I am glad you enjoyed your honeymoon at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters. We agree that the solitude you can enjoy here is the perfect way to spend time together after a wedding and the beautiful lake and sunsets are incredible. We look forward to seeing you both again soon! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury family accommodations on the Canadian Border in northern Minnesota adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Cabins accommodate 2-10 people. Activities include canoeing, hiking, guided naturalist activities, swimming, horse back riding, full meal service, and the new Towering Pines Canopy Tour. Special programs for "Becoming a Boundary Waters Family." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gunflint Lodge

Address: 143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-3009
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $277 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gunflint Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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