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“Decent for the Price” 4 of 5 stars
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Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark
Ranked #23 of 34 Hotels in Duluth
Jackson
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“Decent for the Price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

The price was good compared with other locations nearby. The view of the lake is nice. The water park - we skipped that. The breakfast - go down the street. Really, try the Great American Bakery.
Parking is a challenge at this hotel. Overall it is an average stay and getting well worn and in need of remodeling. The staff is well trained and did their jobs well. Stay here, you can do worse.

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New River, Arizona, United States
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We went here for the waterpark but were really surprised by how many other things The Edge has to offer and for fun. We loved the arcade and the mini golf. The room was clean and we slept great. Didn't love breakfast so we walked to Perkins each morning and were able to order exactly what we each wanted. It was a close, convenient option. The hotel, the staff and all they offer were perfect for us! Loved the shuttle to Canal Park!

Room Tip: I personally like the lake view rooms!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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KenJacobs, Guest Relations Manager at Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Dear Kelly K,

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay with us. We want all our guests to have a good time while they are here, and be happy they decided to stay with us . I'm glad you were able to relax and enjoy yourselves, and appreciate your nice review and rating. I hope we can serve you here again soon.

Sincerely,

Ken Jacobs
Guest Relations Manager
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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The waterpark is fantastic for kids. However the hotel itself needs a major revamp. It is not at all clean and although the staff is really nice, I would definitely suggest staying somewhere else! I would never, ever recommend!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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KenJacobs, Guest Relations Manager at Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, responded to this review, September 18, 2013
Dear Tricia C,

Thank you for bringing your family to the Edgewater and posting your comments. I'm truly sorry we didn't live up to your expectations and would like to learn more about your stay. Please contact me via kenjacobs@zmchotels.com so we can discuss this personally. We value all guest feedback and use it make improvements. I hope you will contact us soon.

Sincerely,

Ken Jacobs
Guest Relations Manager
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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed at the hotel for nearly 2 weeks having travelled from the UK. Our older son has joined The College of St Scholastica for the next 4 years and we would certainly stay at the hotel again when we travel back to Duluth. The whole staff team are very friendly and professional, nothing was too much trouble. The rooms and other areas were very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the facilities that were available, particularly the bike loans (free of charge) and the outside pool. We used the water park a couple of times but found ourselves too busy seeing the sights and shopping!! We made use of the bar a few times (always good after a day out) and there are plenty of places to eat nearby. The hotels shuttle service to restaurants is also great, and very accommodating with requested times. This hotel is great value for money and perfectly located to enjoy surrounding areas.

Room Tip: Nice to have 2 rooms (we had for second week, so my 14 year old had some space) and a balcony becaus...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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KenJacobs, Guest Relations Manager at Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Dear ascotstokies,

Thank you for writing about your extended stay at our hotel. We value all guest feedback and really appreciate your positive review. Please continue to let us know how we can make you comfortable on future visits to see your son at CSS. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Sincerely,

Ken Jacobs
Guest Relations Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This place is an amazing place to take the family! Excellent staff! Only problem we ran against was the noise issue between rooms at night, we did stay on the weekend. The walls are thin, otherwise this place is GREAT!

  • Stayed September 2013
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KenJacobs, Guest Relations Manager at Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Dear MKLtsr,

Thanks for posting your excellent comments about your recent stay with us. I'm sorry you were disturbed by other guests and offer my apologies. I'm glad you had a good time here and hope you will let us serve you again on a future visit.

Sincerely,

Ken Jacobs
Guest Relations Manager
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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119 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I live 110 miles from this property and stay here about 8 times a year when in Duluth for medical or business reasons. I never use the waterpark feature of the property. Over the years I have found the staff to be responsive to requests for rooms away from noise, or located in parts of the building that are easier to access. The property does honor coupons and special pricing. The room always very well cleaned and in good condition, plenty of towels, comfy bed linens and beds. The complimentary breakfast varies depending on the day of the week or time of the year, can be skimpy in choices during the week in off season. There are cost cutting decisions evident - less complimentary newspapers, happy hour beverage 'deal' no longer favors single traveler just wanting one beverage multiple purchase needed. The parking can be difficult when the occupancy is high. I do return repeatedly because it a good location for getting around town and... when placed in a Lake Superior view room it is a treat (even though there is some traffic noise).

Room Tip: Noise greater when near waterpark facilities. Some of the outside access rooms can be cold.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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KenJacobs, Guest Relations Manager at Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, responded to this review, September 16, 2013
Dear PMA6642,

Thank you for your sharing your insights about our hotel from your many visits. We really appreciate guests like you who have seen the many changes we've undergone, and we value your input. I hope you will continue to let us know how we are doing during your future stays.

Sincerely,

Ken Jacobs
Guest Relations Manager
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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

The watermark was great for the kids. The lifeguard staff were very professional and I felt they did a good job making sure kids were safe. The room however was not up to par. Rooms were old, there was a gap between the door and floor which went directly outside. The carpet was very old and needs to be replaced

  • Stayed September 2013
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Property: Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark
Address: 2400 London Rd, Duluth, MN 55812-2221
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #23 of 34 Hotels in Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark 3.5*
Number of rooms: 232
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located along the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN, the Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark is your complete Duluth hotels vacation resort destination. Enjoy our indoor waterpark, arcade, outside play area, pool and hot tub, and easy access to Duluth's Lakewalk and restaurants. Relax in a comfortable and clean room with all the amenities and views of Lake Superior. Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it here at the funnest hotel in Duluth. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Edgewater Resort And Waterpark
Edgewater Resort & Waterpark Hotel Duluth
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