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Surfside on Lake Superior

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We booked one of the King Bed Master Suites for three nights in August. We had an incredibly relaxing time. This is a newer property, and the condition of our room was excellent.The giant jetted tub was the biggest tub we have ever been in, and it was absolute bliss to hang out in the tub drinking wine with the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Even nicer than Bluefin Bay proper. Living room, dining room, and kitchen all comfortable. Modern appliances and gas fireplaces. Creative architecture makes room for three bedrooms all with balconies overlooking the lake. Responsive and helpful staff. Variety of activities if so inclined. Easy access to Gitche-Gami State Trail for biking and walking just across Hwy 61. Only two critique items:... More 

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Thank Brian M
Minneapolis
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visit Blue Fin Bay every year in the winter time, but this time decided to also stay during the summer. This was our first time staying at Surfside. It was beautiful. Cozy, quiet. It's the perfect place to stay on the North Shore.

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Thank Terricat
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2 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My husband and I arrived back home to Illinois a week ago from today and still, we are missing this gem in Minnesota! We stayed for 5 nights for our honeymoon/1 Year anniversary in our Surfside Master Suite 17B. It was the touch of luxury in the midst of tranquility we were looking for, complete with a double jacuzzi and... More 

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Thank Chrissy S
Jamestown, North Dakota
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

VERY NICE ROOM 18B master suite We were very happy with the décor & almost every thing about the room, except -- the shower door leaked horribly, it appeared the sill was installed backwards, the water ran down the door & under the 1/2 inch space & all over the bathroom, the lip on the sill appeared to direct the... More 

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Thank sparky157
Minnesota
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178 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We decided to go up to the North Shore for my daughters birthday and needed a 2 bedroom. We booked through the website, and was the room fabulous!!! Views of stunning Lake Superior was outstanding. Large full kitchen with all the amenities, even some free coffee, but bring your own, there is a limited supply and no daily maid service.... More 

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BluefinGM, General Manager at Surfside on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope your daughter had a great birthday! We do provide complimentary maid service by request and are happy to re-stock your coffee and any other in-room items during your stay. Hope to see you again! More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We rented a 2 bedroom townhome with another couple for 2 nights. We were there Thursday and Friday night. The townhomes are recently built and are affiliated with Blue Fin Inn. We had to go up the road to the Blue Fin to register as the guest services was not open on site. The townhome is right on the shore... More 

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Thank Jerry F
Becker, Minnesota
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195 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We decided to stay here to try someplace new (we've stayed many places on the north shore) and so took advantage of the spring three for two special. We were in unit 12A which is a two bedroom upper condo. Check-in was quick and easy. The condo has windows everywhere that face the lake -- very light and airy. Our... More 

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Minneapolis
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53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

My new favorite place on the shore! Wonderful family weekend at Surfside. All the windows and natural light in the condo is beautiful. Very spacious. Kitchen had everything we needed. Our son loved the pool and camp fire. Can't wait to return.

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Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Waters of Superior Spa deserves to be ranked #1 resort spa in the state (Star Tribune). The ambience is peaceful and refreshing and the service outstanding with attentive staff. It adds a rejuvenating touch to our stays at Surfside. Well deserved Congratulations to the staff!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Lutsen/Tofte area, just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from the Twin Cities. Surfside on Lake Superior™ is set against the backdrop of the Sawtooth Mountains, surrounded by Lake Superior and the magnificent Superior National Forest. Surfside combines all the comforts of a luxury vacation on the North Shore, with the rewards and benefits of owning a second home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfside on Lake Superior

Address: Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615
Region: United States > Minnesota > Tofte
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Surfside on Lake Superior 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Be sure to find the trail to lead you to the beach!”
  • Giant tub and comfy chairs in Master Suite
  • Master Suite bed and kitchenette
 of 5 bubbles Simbet, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong: they're all ON the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles F2552GMbrianm, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for end units for quiet seclusion and privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 385chrissys, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“end rooms seem to have better views & south side is newer”
 of 5 bubbles sparky157, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are overlooking the lake. However there is no beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 144jerryf, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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