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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We spent two nights in June in room #3, "Hummingbird". The room was very clean. We enjoyed the fact that the bedroom is separate from the living room. We had a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. This was all we needed since we enjoy trying new restaurants in the area and don't do much cooking. We have a dog, and... More 

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Thank Arneda K
Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your time, and we look forward to seeing you again real soon! More 

St. Paul, MN City, State
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Nice clean room within walking distance of downtown. Very rustic.Good location. Basic rooms. It is Grand Marais which means not a lot of the amenities of a larger property. A good value for the area. I did a lot of price shopping.

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

Well, we are glad you could stay with us! Thanks for nesting here! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very cute place to stay. It was walking distance to shopping and restaurants and most importantly Lake Superior!! We had a little confusion about our guide dog and which room we would have but it was figured out pretty easily.

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

You were so accommodating! We did change the information online, like we had talked. Since we had some amazing dog-owners, we will be adding another dog friendly room. Guide dogs are more then welcome, but they must stay within the dog friendly rooms. We do not charge cleaning fees for guide dogs. In 2017, we will have Chickadee and Hummingbird... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice, young family has taken over the Gunflint Motel. They were able to fit us in for a one night stay between their other reservations. Clean and updated bathroom and carpeting in a lovely "step back in time" small motel. Quiet neighborhood address with a short walk to all the businesses and restaurants. We found it very comfortable for a... More 

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing us! More 

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

My wife (and now our son) and I have been going here every year since 2011 (back when it was the Gunflint Motel.) It's a great home base to relax and enjoy Grand Marais. The rooms are clean, nicely decorated, well-equipped, and have a rustic touch which I prefer for Grand Marais. A quick walk down the hill and you're... More 

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

It is cool that you can keep that tradition. Thanks for staying with us! More 

Hammond, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Just checked out of The Loon! It's more like a house in there than a room honestly. Really clean place. Enjoyed our stay. Will be coming back! Owners are very friendly and accommodating. Location is very convenient to all of Grand Marais' attractions. ~Lats and Cees

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

Lats and Cees... Thanks for giving us something to laugh about! We love having guests like you staying with us! We hope you can come back again soon! More 

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We did not stay there. We cancelled our reservation TWO AND ONE HALF DAYS in advance due to inclement weather (this is a motorcycle touring trip) and asked to simply move our reservation to 3 days later. Heather advised us they have a SEVEN DAY cancellation policy and refused to move to a different day. We currently have a dispute... More 

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you feel this way about our business. We are a small family owned and operated business much like the majority of motel and lodging businesses here in Grand Marais. In no way is our policy inflexible as we do everything we can to find someone to fill the dates that are... More 

New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We stayed in the Robin's Nest fro two nights in mid-June. Great accommodations and it was perfect for two people. Through the window you can catch a glimpse of the harbour. The unit was clean and had everything we needed for a great stay in Grand Marais. Located only a short walk from the town provided a great starting point... More 

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

It was great having you stay with us! Hope to see you again! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

On a quick trip to Grand Marais we stayed at this absolutely darling property. It was difficult to find any properties with availability and at an affordable price. We were so happily surprised upon arrival. We met the owner on arrival and she told us to go on in as the room, the Loon Nest, was open and ready. The... More 

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. It was a joy to meet you and we hope you come back for a visit soon! More 

Ramsey, Minnesota
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255 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the owl room , it had a separate bedroom with a full bed I. The living room, kitchen. It was a nice place to stay close to everything and the price was great. Not much interaction. With the people who run it lost none at all. Yet we really liked it. Price was great we would stay... More 

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Feathernestllc, Owner at Feather Nest Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry we were not able to interact you with as much. We recently bought this in January and have found it difficult at times to balance and juggle it all. We are learning and hope to do better the next time you visit. Thank you so much for your review! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersSilver level
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Feather Nest Inn is walking distance to the fabulous Grand Marais' shops, restaurants, harbor and Northhouse Folk School. If you love the outdoors, every season offers an awakening of activites from the summer to the winter. Come make your home away from home at The Feather Nest Inn! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Feather Nest Inn

Address: 101 5th Ave W, Grand Marais, MN 55604 (Formerly Gunflint Motel)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: RM405 - RM405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The rooms with the kitchenettes are roomy”
 of 5 bubbles toddt561, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Chickadee Nest was just perfect for us and I would definitely be able to spend a week there.”
 of 5 bubbles trishs976, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room #1 is your best bet - for just a few dollars more you get the extra bed, a corner spot and can see a bit of the harbor from your couch.”
 of 5 bubbles jesseeic, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bring all the spices you'll need for cooking.”
 of 5 bubbles Virginiafp, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 5 are huge if you have more than three people I would go with one of them.”
 of 5 bubbles jamese502, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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