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Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

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Minnesota
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Be warned. I love this place. Old school, oddly plush, warm like an old fireplace. The outdoor dining on a beautiful day is as good as it gets. Good food too. The main lodge is comforting. Rutgers has always been my first choice in spite of the newer versions of road hotels appearing along the lake. The warning is this:...

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Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 February 2014

This place is really neat. They have big floating jungle gyms in the water the kids can play on. The Pirates Cove bar is awesome and the bartenders are great, super friendly people! Would recommend this place to any visitor and locals looking for a fun night out!

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1Thank petey3
Chanhassen, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 November 2013

This place has charm. But during the high season the cabins are way overpriced. The cabins are old, outdated, rustic and falling apart in places and I actually don't mind it because they are just indeed charming. Here is the good: 1) Cabins are steps away from the beachfront and a great location to other cabins and the lodge. 2)...

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2Thank amyskis
Brookings, South Dakota, United States
Reviewed 14 October 2013

The room itself was good sized and had a beautiful view of the lake from the patio. The beds were comfortable and the room setup was nice. But... it looked and felt like you were stuck in the 70's. The water in the shower smelled like it came out of the lake and there was very little water pressure. The...

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1Thank Randy H
Ada, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 September 2013

The plus of this resort is the appeal for multi-generation family vacations. There is a great beach with "toys" for young to older children,planned daily activities for the younger children,an indoor pool and exercise room when needed, a good restaurant for those of us who enjoy food, and boats and pontoons to rent. The price is reasonable but don't expect...

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Thank ColleenG993
Minnesota
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Our visit to the Birchmont this last week was just amazing. We'd originally wanted to do a big road trip, but with a 3yo and a 10yo, and a really exhausting summer behind us, I just wanted to hang out with my family by a lake and have someone else do the cooking. We chose the Birchmont because of a...

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3Thank Isaberg
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Enjoyed the historic main lodge and our rustic quiet cabin. Lakeshore was clean and so was our cabin. I thought their continental breakfast was good and although they had to serve many people, you never felt crowded as the layout was spacious. The service was great as we called the lobby asking for different things and they always were quick...

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Thank Renae J
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We love Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge and have been going for over 50 years. It is like home to all of us! Besides the great location, inviting and beautiful lake, delicious food, ambiance outside on the deck overlooking the lake, charming dining room, comfortable cabins, lodge,and lofts, and the attentive staff; we find this place the absolute best! Randy and Tina...

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2Thank Lise G
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Run down rooms, nickel and dime on everything, no extras. My friends and I make an annual fishing trip to Minnesota every year. We have been to several resorts and are continuing to explore new lakes and areas. This one is by far the worst! The staff are very nice and friendly, the location terrific, there's alot of potential. HOWEVER,...

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2Thank Frank L
Monticello, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We were visiting the area for a funeral and were able to get a room last minute in the main lodge. Even though the rooms are smaller than most hotels yet priced similar, we enjoyed the charm of this old lodge built in the 1920's. The bed was a bit worn out, but we slept well. The view from our...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

Address: 7598 Bemidji Rd NE, Bemidji, MN 56601-9576
Region: United States > Minnesota > Bemidji
Price Range: RM328 - RM757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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