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Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We stayed in the lakeside cabin in the middle of May, 2016. The two bedrooms accommodated us nicely - one upstairs just off of the kitchen; the other downstairs next to the one bathroom. The kitchen was well equipped. We cooked dinners in the cabin but ate breakfast at the main house. Barbara is is an extraordinary cook - french... More 

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Thank Ron S
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Thank you for your kind review. Ted and Ii enjoyed having you and your family stay at the cabin and have breakfasts at the B&B. I really do love to cook, especially breakfasts. Our Little Ollie cabin has new mattresses too and glad that they were comfortable. We think the local lakes are great for canoeing too; and how nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed with Ted and Barbara in the main house and it was fantastic! We arrived ready to do some great hiking; overnight it snowed 9 inches!!! Turned out to be one of the best getaways two girls could have. While Ted diligently worked at digging us out, we ended up having the best snowshoeing experience we've ever had! They were... More 

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tedyoung78, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay. When life throws you a lemon (lots of snow in April) , you make lemonade (snowshoeing). So glad you enjoyed your visit. It was fun for us too. Having guests like you two gives us so much pleasure. The lakes are open; patches of snow in the woods; warm and light breezes. Perfect spring.... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Poplar Creek Guesthouse is likely the most remote Bed and Breakfast in Minnesota. It is 28 miles from Grand Marais up the paved Gunflint Trail Highway followed by about 2 miles of driving on narrow dirt National Forest roads. The property owners make sure to keep these access roads well-plowed during the snowy months. Our small, 2WD Chevy Spark was... More 

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Ted Y, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We really enjoyed having you as guests and that you enjoyed the Suite. We appreciate the comments about your visit and that you found the road accessible in the winter. By the way, we are on a lake and creek. However, you cannot see the lake unless you cross the bridge to the overlook.... More 

Grantsburg, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Needed a spot to stay for a night to snowmobile the gunflint trail. Had an amazing trip! Barbara and Ted are some of the nicest people you will meet. Rooms are EXTREMELY clean and neat. And the breakfast they cook is top notch. Don't think twice, amazing views, amazing country, and you can't beat their price.

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Thank Seth I
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Thank you for staying at the B&B. We really enjoyed having you visit. So glad that we had tons of new snow, so that you could get in your last rides for the season. Another great day on the Gunflint Trail. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

My husband and I stayed in "Little Ollie Cabin" this weekend! It was a Winter Wonderland! Absolutely beautiful! You did need four wheel Drive to get in and out of the cabin. But, It was so secluded and serene! We XC ski'd! Beautiful wooded trails! The cabin reminded me of the little rustic cabin I grew up going to in... More 

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Thank you for staying at the cabin. We keep plowing, but the snow keeps coming. So nice to hear that the cabin brought back happy memories for you. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

We decided on Poplar Creek not accounting for the fact that the location is 30 miles outside of Grand Marais. At first, we were a bit disappointed as the magic of Grand Marais and Lake Superior have lulled us in. Then we met Barbara and Ted. Their hospitality, no frills approach, Barbara's cooking, Ted's humor, the secluded location, fellow guests,... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Poplar Creek, even though you had to drive 30 miles more. We like your comments about taking time to explore the area and coming back to the seclusion of the bed and breakfast. Hope to see you again. Barbara Young More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

My husband and I had the privilege of enjoying a peaceful getaway at Poplar Creek back in July. We chose the Special Time for Two package, and were thrilled with the experience! Though the B&B itself appeared small at first sight, we found Ollie's Suite to be lovely and just what we hoped for. From the whirlpool tub to the... More 

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Thank Lynelle Y
bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying our Special Time for two. It really is nice to have breakfast near the fireplace. I love lavender and am so happy that I can share that fragrance in the bouquet that hangs above the guest bed. Thank you for noticing. Ted and i appreciate your thoughtful review; and we hope that we see you again.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

what a great place to stay in this amazing area. Barbara and Ted were great hosts, Barbara's breakfasts and Ted's commentary were a great way to start the day. The room was outstanding, a bit hot at night, but I guess that is a summer problem. Ted gave us great suggestions for canoeing and hiking. Exceptional

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your stay at Poplar Creek. I love making breakfast and glad you enjoyed it. We agree, it does get a bit warm/hot some summer days in the rooms. We may have to put in AC, if the fans do not cool the rooms enough. Glad you went canoeing and hiking. We are lucky to live... More 

Waimea, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Barbara and Ted are wonderful hosts! We spent two nights in the Dorothy room and were very pleased. The property is beautiful and secluded and the access to hiking and canoeing was a plus. We spent one morning canoeing in the nearby lake and saw a moose with her two babies! Barbara makes a terrific breakfast! Next time we will... More 

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bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Poplar Creek. Yes, we are very lucky to live near a lake and hiking trails. How wonderful that you saw a cow and her two calves. Not everyone gets the honor. Hope you got good photos. Glad you liked breakfast. I do enjoy cooking and Ted loves to serve. Barbara Young More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We spent 4 nights at the Poplar Creek Guesthouse, combining the 2-night romance package (for our 15th anniversary) with the 2-night nature package (guided birding) and loved every minute of it. The food was excellent, the service great, and Barbara and Ted were great hosts!! They are full of information and history about the area, very helpful, and accommodating. We... More 

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Thank KLKM54
bctbarbara, Owner at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, responded to this review

Sorry for the delay in responding to your review. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your guided birding tour. Our guide really knows the birds in our area and is very happy to share with our guests. Thank you for enjoying your stay at the B&B too. It was so nice that you decided to come here to celebrate... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secluded inn and Lake Cabin nestled in the Northwoods along the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway. Inn and cabin On quiet canoe-only lake & creek. Overlooking BWCA. Inn with whirlpool, fireplaces, WiFi, in-room phones and guest kitchens. Cabin has two bedrooms, TV, sanua and deck over looking lake. Firepit and picnic are by lake. Canoe comes with the cabin. Canoe, fish, swim. Hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing trails on site. Birding, wildlife, moose viewing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B

Address: 11 Poplar Creek Dr, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $105 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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