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Bemidji, Minnesota
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I made a reservation online for a 2-night stay. I called the hotel a week before our arrival, just to make sure of our reservation. When we arrived, about 6:00 pm, we tried to check in but were told that my name wasn't in the system. Being it was a very busy weekend in Grand Marais, I am SURE they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming here for year's. This year was the warmest and the management was very accommodating and made sure the 80+ yr old aunties were comfortable. We enjoy staying here so close to all the shops, close to walking out to the light house and the lake views are awesome. I'll have to say over the years we... More 

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Shell Lake, Wisconsin
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stay was ok, no ac & the motel is in dire need of maintenance and general cleaning. I'll include some pictures that illustrate some of those issues. Management is poor, just a lot of talk and not much do. When we checked out we didn't get a thank you or "view was your stay". Breakfast is a total joke. We'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This "motel" is a vintage building. I'm not sure there is a location any closer to Lake Superior than the Shoreline Inn. It is aged and dated but it's a good value and in the middle of everything in Grand Marias. There is no patio more spectacular to the Lake than this. I wish I could give it 5 stars... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived about 20 minutes before check-in time. When we walked into the lobby there was a couple talking to the lady at the desk. They were obviously already guests and were just chatting. When they finally moved away, the phone rang. The woman picked up the phone, still without even acknowledging us. The phone conversation was interesting in that... More 

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Long Prairie, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Shoreline Inn. The first time was a few years ago, we were satisfied and would probably have rated it at least "average". This time we have to rate it as "poor". Upon checking out our room, we noticed the toilet paper hadn't been replaced. Not a big deal, we asked for more and... More 

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1 Thank burzlaffmeyersmith
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was very comfortable and had a nice view of lake superior. They had breakfast. The staff was very nice. The hotel also was very close to everything in town so we could walk everywhere. The one complaint u have is if you run the sink in the bathroom while someone is showering the water will become hot or... More 

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2 Thank Blake M
Richfield, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Enjoyed our time at the Shoreline Inn very much! Spent time reading in the lobby looking out over the lake. Very friendly front desk! Room was clean and cozy. Walking distance to everywhere in town! Loved the stay!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

If you are looking for the Ritz, this is NOT it! But if you are looking for a good value in Grand Marais without bells whistles or a pool, this is your place! We have stayed here a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. The staff is always helpful, friendly, accommodating, and efficient. Between the time... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The hotel is from the 1950's. No elevator for 2nd floor rooms, mold very visable in the baths, breakfast area had seating for only 7 or 8. Food selection election was limited. Parking in the hotel lot was cramped and with pickup trucks it was too narrow to safely drive a car through. Wallpaper peeling, electrical outlets and switches not... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Artist's Point is at our back door. Quiet, away from U.S. Highway 61. With lake view rooms and sundeck at water's edge, The Shoreline has been first choice for generations of families. Fireside, lake view lobby. This charming village is on Lake Superior's North Shore less than two hours Northeast of Duluth, on scenic Highway 61. Grand Marais is the Hub of activities in Cook County, located at the foot of the Gunflint Trail, the gateway to the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area, and remote Isle Royale. Just ten minutes to the Gunflint Hills Golf Course or Pincushion cross country center and twenty minutes to Lutsen Mountains Ski Area, Alpine Slide and the Superior National Golf Course.Walk to shops, restaurants, the lighthouse and the Grand Marais recreation center and pool. Free continental breakfast. Rooms with king beds are available, as are family or connecting rooms. Smoke-free environment. Traditional charm. Personal service. A guest once said, "It's like coming home." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shoreline Inn

Address: 20 S Broadway Ave, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5016
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $76 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Shoreline Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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