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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had camped along the north shore of Lake Superior for many years. In 2002 we decided to take our last family vacation at a resort instead. We picked Thomsonite Beach and have been fans ever since Most recently, my wife on a spur of the moment decided to go back to the north shore and knew where we wanted... More 

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

So happy to have you reunited with Thomsonite Beach Inn after 14 years. You did have great weather and the opportunity to enjoy our grounds. We do look forward to having you back again, sooner than later. We appreciate you sharing your stay with those who check us out on Trip Advisor. More 

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

We loved the owners what a beautiful place right on Lake Superior. My son was home from college and we loved the location and the rooms were lovely. Cabin like feel. We will visit again! Close to Grand Portage and it's National Parks. Was given restaurant information. Beautiful views

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

Thanks for sharing your visit on Trip Advisor. We love where we live and are happy to share it with those who share a love for the north shore of Minnesota. We are a great location to check out the many state parks located in cook county. We look forward to another visit from your family. More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a true gem--just like its namesake--and the owners really took care to make sure my experience was pleasant. I was from out of town--like, WAY out of town on the east coast, and am so glad I found the inn online. Scott upgraded my room to a lake view room free of charge, gave me a selection... More 

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

We are happy you found us too! Having Thomsonite imbedded in our shoreline creates a unique guest experience. The ability to observe the Thomsonite in its natural setting on our section of Lake Superior is another perk to a stay at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We have the best selection of jewelry, gemstones and little Thomsonite statutes, I call them, in... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know that a vacation destination is wonderful when you start to plan your next trip during your departure! That's what I was doing after our stay at Thomsonite Beach Inn and Suites. Not only is it a lovely location, but the rooms are unique and spotlessly clean. Lee and Scott are wonderful hosts, and make you feel right at... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay at Thomsonite. Our property does allow each of our guests to find their own little slice of paradise to enjoy the grand Lake Superior. Even when we are full, that spot exists. We do love our location for its ease of access to many north shore highlights. We hope your... More 

Neenah, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Stayed in #7 and it was very private and near the shore. Hosts are so friendly! The unit was very clean and provided dishes for cooking. Wish there were a tv in bedroom but that's my preference and think it could use a couple of newer pans in the kitchen. Very nice stay!

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Thank CJR6219
Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your stay with us. I am happy to say I have purchased new pots/pans for unit 7. It was on my to do list and your response prompted a call to action. I can't say I'll get a TV in the bedroom at this time :) We look forward to having you as our guest on again... More 

Kingston, Washington
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank lisaaanders
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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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 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 31 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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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 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located between Lutsen and Grand Marais. “You’ll love where we live”. Ten units with various amenities; Enjoy Lake Superior from the comfort of your room or from the naturally landscaped grounds and ledgerock shoreline where we have a bon fire pit, log swing, lawn chairs, picnic tables and grills for your outdoor enjoyment. Our rooms are smoke free and sorry, no pets. Check our online virtual tour . Visit our “Thomsonite” Gemstone Jewelry Shop. Open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites

Address: 2920 West Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $205 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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