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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We stayed for a week in cabin 15 and had six guys in our group. The cabin was clean and well maintained. There is a good protected private dock for two large boats that is very convenient. Great deck that overlooks the lake with grill. This cabin could sleep up to ten.

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Rogers, Minnesota
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was our annual fishing trip with my wife, son, and ever reliable fishing partner Max our dog. This was our first time at Island View Resort. We stayed in Cabin 6 and although it was rustic the view was hard to beat. We were 20 ft from the lake and the deck was about 18 ft above the water...

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Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We were seated on arrival by a cheerful young lady who proceeded to do everything right during our visit. (Kacie ) Long Island Tea was our starter. Nice! I had a scallop appetizer which was just ok. My fettuccine Alfredo with extra shrimp was tasty but was a bit dry. The prime rib order came overcooked. It was replaced with...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Terrible. Went last year. Gave them a good review. No room this year so I went to thunderbird. When I asked if I could rent a boat they were upset with me for not staying there. They said they could make an exception but they would not. Very terse. Called me out at the dinner table. Very mean.

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Brooks, Georgia
Reviewed July 27, 2016

With all the negative reviews we were reluctant to stay here. However, since we had our own boat and we were not planning to use the dining facilities, we rented a cabin for the week. The location makes up for a few short comings. There may not be a better view on Rainy Lake, especially from the dining room. The...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed July 10, 2016

For the price of renting a cabin and boat, you should look elsewhere. The fishing boats are not as advertised. My husband confronted Ron (the owner) about the boats ability and he basically told us there wasn't a person in it under 250 lbs. and that is just the way the boat performs and walked away. He eventually did give...

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International Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

While I'm quite sure the fishing is excellent and accommodations are at par with similar in the area, the restaraunt isn't. The restaraunt is overpriced and poorly prepared. We, my wife and I, stopped eating at the Island View over3 years ago because of the same complaints we had yesterday--meat that was improperly cooked, excess fat (30% fat) and grizzle,...

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2Thank br1ght1
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stayed in the lodge with beautiful view of Rainy Lake. Room very comfortable. Restaurant menu with wide variety. Beautiful large deck adjoining. Friendly patrons, many returning each year. Billy was an excellent fishing guide, especially for the inexperienced. Ron and Trella, owners, were excellent hosts as well as the staff. Enjoyed 2 1/2 hr boat tour of Voyageur National Park...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stayed in cabin 10. We were worried when we read some of the negative reviews but we're very positively surprised. Everyone at the resort was very friendly and helpful. They all went out of their way to make sure our stay was good. The restaurant and bar on site was a huge plus. There is outdoor seating which is...

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Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Great trip to the island, the room was huge would sleep 6. Just my wife and i. Great food at the restaurant and beautiful lakeside view. International falls isn't the Ritz it's the voyager parks. Great views just to get away from the city and catch fish and some rays. 79° and sunny. Could not ask for a better experience.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Island View Lodge

Address: 1817 Highway 11 East, International Falls, MN 56649
Location: United States > Minnesota > International Falls
Number of rooms: 23
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“Cabin 6 has a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles raycullinan, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Hotel staff appear to place guests in rooms farthest from bar first. Book early for quietest room.”
 of 5 bubbles 604rt, Sep 7, 2014 | Read review
“In another lodging facility.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyGuyPBI, Aug 21, 2014 | Read review
“What a good room? Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles tbanAnkara, Aug 25, 2013 | Read review
“We didn't stay here but merely had lunch.”
 of 5 bubbles 538MaryE538, Aug 2, 2012 | Read review
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