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Address: 1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-8161
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+1 888-771-0777

Resort casino features "Blackjack Alley" with 18 tables, 1,250...

Resort casino features "Blackjack Alley" with 18 tables, 1,250 video slot machines, 150 video poker machines and high-stakes bingo.

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Booked online with no problems. Went to check in and they couldn't find my reservation. Rudely asked if I was sure I was at the right hotel. I told my confirmation number and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked online with no problems. Went to check in and they couldn't find my reservation. Rudely asked if I was sure I was at the right hotel. I told my confirmation number and was told that it wasn't valid. Finally pulled up my confirmation email and showed it to the rude girl helping me. She then snapped and said I... More 

Thank ito411
Fort Myers, Florida
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a weekend. I stayed in the new part of the hotel and the room was larger than i expected. The bed was quite comfortable. The staff downstairs was helpful and all of the restaurants were as described on their website. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

Thank Anthony R
Duluth, Minnesota
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Huge selection! Everything great. Service good place clean. I wish they would bus tables quicker. Food is amazing. I think this is the best buffet in the state shrimp boiled or fried in alfreado. Prime rib. Ribs chicken fish sausage too much to list.

Thank Mark S
Duluth, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Sorry, but we prefer Grand Casino Hinckley to stay at. The rooms are updated and clean at Hinckley. At Black Bear the room was in need of many repairs, was smoking.

Thank _Punkdo
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I'm from Illinois so we can't smoke in the casino's there ,so it was nice to be able to smoke inside the Black Bear. It was average as far as casino's go,but I had fun. The beer was cold and price wasn't bad either. I ordered a bacon cheeseburger with fries to go from the Sage Deli, service was decent... More 

Thank drstafiej
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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150 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed there for a concert. The place is new and clean but way too smokey. You really can't avoid the smoke smell even on the non-smoking floors. Great concert, loved the Eli Young Band but the casino is too smokey

Thank tom d
Janesville, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was my 18yr old son's first time at a casino. We agreed to only spend $5 each. Myself, daughter, & 2 sons went in & had a blast with the $5!! My daughter & oldest boy were the big winners..lol. We each only spent $5, but had a great time!!

Thank ksands11
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food was just so-so for lunch. Only thing I loved was the Chicken Wild Rice, it was incredible. Service was sloooow, that's why I gave it a 2. We were in line for lunch on a Tuesday and the cashier at the buffet was soooo slow. Nothing new, same as weekend. The line grew longer and longer. Then it got... More 

Thank A1NatureLover
Champlin, Minnesota
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625 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Back to visit after 18 months or so. Lots of changes and updates since last visit. All employees super nice, casino floor very open, lots of room to move about. Lots of restrooms as well.

1 Thank NANCY B
hastings mn.
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed close to this place, they offered relatively cheap eats.Some of the stuff they had was kinda good, other stuff terrible.The prime rib was ok but we had a couple different pork dishes that were so dryit was inedible.The shrimp were very good and some other things. THe next day we had the breakfast buffet...$5.99 really good value,they have... More 

Thank jjoemama

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