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Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites

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2920 West Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
1 room 1 adult
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Kingston, Washington
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Spotlessly maintained! Comfy and quiet! RIGHT on the shore with a swing to stargaze from and a fire pit if you want to build a bonfire. Very friendly. Loved our quick stay this fall and will definitely return for a longer stay! (For those that don't like bed and breakfast type stays, you will be happy ---we stayed as a... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing photos from your stay with us. We appreciate the time you took to write a review. I know other guests value the comments from those who have stayed. We look forward to having you back as a guest again to enjoy our little slice of paradise on the North Shore of Lake Superior. More 

St. Paul, MN
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I am so glad we found this charming place! This was our first time visiting the Grand Marais area, as we usually stay in Two Harbors. Scott and Lee were the perfect hosts; with great tips on hiking and dining in the area. They also offer a lovely place to just enjoy the lake if you wish; with plenty of... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

This time of year the sunrises and sunsets are spectacular. It looks like you captured them beautifully. Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with others who read the Trip Advisor reviews. We are happy that you found us too and look forward to your next visit. All seasons offer something different. If you haven't tried winter... More 

N.W. Minnesota
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71 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here numerous times over the last 15 years. If you are looking for friendly, cozy lodging right on the lake, this is it. Lee and Scott are helpful hosts and have provided lots of seating overlooking the lake. My favorite is the double swing. My husband enjoys building a nightly fire and plenty of firewood is provided.... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your most recent stay with us. We have had a fantastic fall with many of opportunities for guests to engage with others by the bon fire. This is one of the amenities we offer that I feel allows a true outdoor north shore experience. We look forward to your next stay. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Room was well maintained and clean. Unit 3 has a good size bathroom, separate kitchen and living area with picture window facing the water. The price was reasonable compared with other available hotels. Free WIFI was OK for email but not streaming.

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1 Thank CLIFTON C
Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We do take pride in providing our guests with clean accommodations and appreciate the 5 star rating on this. Our Wi-Fi is not what many are used to but we are pleased that Broadband finally came to our area this past June, so that we can at least offer better service than the previous satellite system... More 

Allison, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Have been visiting the North Shore of Superior for past 6 years and have stayed at Thomsonite the past 5. View is spectacular of Lake Superior from the Inn, along with great accommodations. Scott and Lee manage a clean and peaceful inn that just seems like home, and would not think of staying anywhere else. Close proximity to many trails,... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks Mark for sharing your thoughts on why you keep returning to Thomsonite Beach Inn. It is our intent to have our guests continue to choose us for their lodging option when they visit the north shore. We appreciate your repeat business and will continue to provide you with the accommodations and hospitality you expect when you return. More 

Minneapolis, United States
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We loved this place! Right on Lake Superior, close to Grand Marais, wonderful accomadations and very customer oriented staff a d owners. Everyone needs to stay here! The accomadations are quaint, cabin like and cozy. Some are fully equipped cabin like units and some are cozy hotel rooms with sitting areas/microwaves/refrig. All are different. This Inn is family owned. Lee,... More 

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1 Thank Bonnie T
Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Lake Superior is our main amenity for our guests along with the knowledge that Scott and I have of the area. We are happy to share this slice of paradise that we have owned for 16 years with those who also have a passion or are first time visitors to the North Shore. Thanks Bonnie for sharing your stay with... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This motel is very clean, the grounds are beautiful, the service is very good, and the prices are very reasonable. The Lake Superior view is amazing. There are chairs and a bench for great viewing and solitude. This area has a natural rocky coastline. We would love to stay here again!

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1 Thank Roxanne W
Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

I love where we live and don't often enough get to sit in those chairs overlooking our stunning ledge rock shoreline and Lake Superior. I am glad that you did. Please don't make it too long before you return again. Thanks for staying with us. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you're looking for the right amount of northshore flavor and comforts of home all with a short 6 mile drive to Grand Marais, this is it! We stayed one night, but would have stayed longer if we had the time. The managers, Lee and Scott are awesome. Friendly, personable and willing to do what they can to make your... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Kathy we are happy that you found us if only for one night. At least for your next North Shore getaway you can come stay longer. Remember if you can take a week, one night is free. We look forward to your next visit to Thomsonite Beach Inn. Thanks for sharing. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband's family has visited Grand Marais annually for over five decades. Through the years we've stayed at various places in the area, at times running into errors with our reservations and other customer service issues. From the time we booked till the day we left Lee was a dillegent host. Amongst about 20 of us, we occupied 7 units.... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We think our property is perfect for those family retreats. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we too enjoyed having you as our guests. Rip was one worn out dog with a smile on his face. I am happy the weather cooperated for your extended stay and play at Superior National. It is one breathtaking, ball taking... More 

St. Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stayed twice in the fall of 2014, once with a girlfriend and once with my husband. My husband and I arrived after dark with spectacular waves hitting the rocky shoreline. We woke to enjoy the park like grounds. Our "suite" had been recently renovated and everything was very clean and comfortable. The distance from Grand Marais is perfect. The... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We sure appreciate the repeat business and sharing your experience at our property with others. I hope you find another opportunity to return in 2015. As you know all seasons, bring new adventures. More 

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