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Grand Ely Lodge

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Scandinavia, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the GEL several times and have found excellent amenities , great staff and would not consider staying elsewhere. The rooms were always very clean and the lakeside views can't be beat. The food is excellent and reasonably priced, too.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely give them high marks for this weekend. We were in town for my dad's funeral. The staff went above and beyond taking care of our family. Excellent space to gather , food and service , even the cleaning staff who found my daughter-in-law's laptop and returned it to us. A stressful time but made much better Thank you

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Blackduck, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 33 days at the lodge and we had a great time. The food was great and the location excellent for other day excursions. We did shopping in Ely and a day trip to Grand Marais. Excellent amenities also.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we come up here to visit family we normally stay here at the Grand Ely Lodge mostly because of the convenience of the location. The pros- Gorgeous lake views, friendly staff, clean rooms, refrigerator, microwave, all the amenities you need. The Con- we stayed in the off season and granted we stayed over the thanksgiving break so "holiday" pricing... More 

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Silver Bay, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were competent and helpful. We had Thanksgiving brunch with friends and a fine experience was had by all. We were at the GEL once with our dog and the accommodation was perfect with direct access to the outside for walking Sophie.

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Paris
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great lodge, great people, and Thanksgiving dinner that was A+. Our very favorite place to vacation and we were married there! We visit there 4-5 times a year and will return in December for New Year's and enjoy the outdoors. Shopping in town has always been great and the community is very welcoming to all.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything excellent, except food quality in formal restaurant. Bar food and drinks very good. One incident in bar with server who took issue with my wife's request to get some popcorn before the salt was put on due to her heart condition.

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Minnetonka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the Grand Ely Lodge to have friendly staff, clean rooms, on the expensive side for a small town off season, good hot tub and pool - The beds were good, firm with no pillow top and the room was VERY over perfumed room!

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Delores J, Thank you for your review of the Grand Ely Lodge. It is nice to hear that you found the staff friendly and the rooms clean. I do apologize for the overly perfumed room. I will pass on your feedback to our Housekeeping Department. It is also nice to hear that you had a chance to get into... More 

Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at the GEL over twenty time. It is comfortable and reliable in its amenities and has become a tradition for us in our visits to our family in Ely. I think the rates are a little steep for this part of the state.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear S6872ZXrichardd, Thank you very much for taking time to submit your review. We are very pleased that you have chosen to stay with us so many times. It is nice to hear that your stays here have become somewhat of a tradition when coming to visit your family. We hope we can continue to earn your business. Please keep... More 

North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, log cabin charm and modern amenities. The GEL has it all, friendly staff and great food. Lakeview rooms offer a tranquil setting but you're close to all of Ely's attractions. A wonderful experience.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jadzia617, Thank you for taking time to submit your comments. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the log cabin charm and the modern amenities. We are happy that you chose to stay with us and equally happy that you had a wonderful experience. I will pass your positive comments on to our staff. Again, thank you and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Grand Ely Lodge

Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: RM701 - RM858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Ely Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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Grand Ely Resort
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“The 2nd floor was easily accessed from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles ppickering, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“avoid rooms that are above the dining patio, you will here people eat when your window is open”
 of 5 bubbles dmz789, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lakeview room!”
 of 5 bubbles E8VLmichaelh, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor so you don't have anyone above you. Lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 251judib, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“You enter the hotel on the second floor, so the third floor has the best lake views. No need to use the elevators at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Greginthecold, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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