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Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters

143 S. Gunflint Lake, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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  • Cascade River State Park
    45.3 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed yesterday
First visit with new owners
New owners purchased the Gunflint after almost 100 years. The... more
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

New owners purchased the Gunflint after almost 100 years. The new owners were open and willing to hear what we had to say ( we visit annually). The staff, many of them the same, seemed very happy and energized. Concerns were immediately addressed. We are so happy because we think our tradition will be able to continue.

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love winter at the Gunflint Lodge, there is always way more snow than anywhere else in the state, cookies & hot chocolate, we used the fireplace so much, they brought us a ton of extra wood; no charge! We saw deer right in front of our cabin in the early morning almost every day. We've never done many activities,...

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jtfred, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry for the issues with the TV. We are in the process of installing new sets in the cabins and we have updated the movie selections as well. We hope you can come visit again soon. Thanks again! John and Mindy

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could tell you about the employees - Mandy the waitress and horse wrangler, Chris the amazing bartender, John the hip naturalist, Adam the musher, April, Op, and Marilyn the super friendly front desk folks, Carlie the massage therapist and waitress, and on and on and on. I could tell you about being surrounded by glorious nature and night hikes...

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jtfred, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Wow! What a great review Jen! Thanks! I have shared your comments with all of the staff here. They are key to a great customer experience and I wanted to make sure they see what an impact they have. We are all so glad your visit with us was enjoyable. I can tell that you really "get" what a stay...

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting the Gunflint lodge since 2001...our honeymoon. Have been summer & winter visitors. The food is always excellent, cabins are nice, beds are comfortable. Prices are on the high end, but you get what you pay for. The staff is always helpful & friendly. Adam is a hidden gem as a fishing guide/dog sled musher/Boundary waters guide....

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jtfred, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review! You are very correct that Adam is a gem. Even with your list of his talents you missed a couple. Adam is also an accomplished chef (he cooks for our wine and gourmet food weekend and Thanksgiving feast), and he officiates at weddings that take place at Gunflint Lodge. He's our Renaissance man. We intend...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to the Gunflint Lodge and it was very enjoyable. We took advantage of many of the naturalist activities-amazing they have a naturalist on staff through the winter!! This helped keep our very active son busy learning new things. Jon was will to answer all his questions. Mandy was our server everyday and felt like a...

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jtfred, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! It was nice meeting you and your son. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope you can come again soon! Hope you were able to see that moose on your way out. Thanks again!

Owatonna, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Haven't been up here for four years and wanted to try it again before it gets too cold. They have new owners now but everything was pretty much the same. Had a 2 bedroom cabin this time. Was nice but outdated. Needs new furniture. Not enough snow to ski yet but we hiked alot. Was beautiful! Got fresh snow while...

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jtfred, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere at Gunflint. It is a great time of year to have some fun outside and then relax by the fire. We hope you will come visit us again soon!

West Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was by far one of the most relaxing weekends my husband & I have had in a long time. Absolutely loved our cabin! Lakeside wooden chairs surrounded by trees just steps from our door was such a nice touch. We enjoyed dinner both evenings at the Red Bistro restaurant on property. Easy walking distance from our cabin. Great food...

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jtfred, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to disconnect and relax. We hope you can come up and visit us again soon!

Brainerd, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We spent a couple of beautiful nights and days at Gunflint Lodge. We had a very nice cabin on the lake side and dined at the lodge where my daughter raved about the Walleye Chowder - which I have to agree is amazing. The service and staff were very attentive and friendly. We also did a horse trail ride which...

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Your daughter has good taste--the Walleye Chowder is a classic here at Gunflint Lodge! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to seeing you again this winter.

DeSoto, Texas
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We have wanted to visit for years and finally found the time and good weather. Plenty of scheduled activities and hiking trails but a little chilly for swimming and too windy for boat fishing so we enjoyed the peace and quiet. We used the meal plan and very much enjoyed the fine dinners and adequate breakfasts. But we decided that...

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Gunflint Lodge. Weather can be unpredictable this time of year in northern Minnesota, so we're glad you enjoyed the fire place cabins, dining options, and our many hiking trails. We look forward to seeing you again in warmer weather!

Pearl City, Illinois
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The best wilderness lodging I've experienced. First class romantic cabins with many modern accoutrements such as steam shower, hot tub, king sized bed, washer & dryer and full kitchen. The only thing that might have been nice for the few down times would have been a TV or wifi. But absent that their movies/DVDs were a good second. The lodging...

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GunflintOwner, Owner at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and will pass your compliments along to our excellent staff.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury family accommodations on the Canadian Border in northern Minnesota adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Cabins accommodate 2-10 people. Activities include canoeing, hiking, guided naturalist activities, swimming, horse back riding, full meal service, and the new Towering Pines Canopy Tour. Special programs for "Becoming a Boundary Waters Family." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters

Address: 143 S. Gunflint Lake, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: RM752 - RM1,775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Gunflint Hotel Grand Marais
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“The rooms are a variety of sizes so you can pick what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles Pattymcp, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All cabins have a lakeside view, depends on what your looking for.”
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“Take the time to ask questions about the cabin styles & setups when you make reservations to meet your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles dayinthesun28, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The staff is very knowledgeable and will list all the options.”
 of 5 bubbles runderdahl, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a cottage with a full kitchen and/or gas fireplace”
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