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Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This was our first visit to Cross River Lodge and we were pleasantly surprised, although having spoken to Rose on the phone I expected she and John to be incredibly nice people. Well Rose and John were wonderful hosts, and they were fun people. We stayed at the newly updated Sun and Snow Cabin which had wonderful views. It was...

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4Thank wendyvalglass
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 August 2014

This is by far the best lodge we have been to - and we have been to many. It is a slice if heaven in the Northwoods of Minnesota. This is a place where you go for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. The scenery is breathtaking, the fishing is amazing, the lodge is beautiful, everything is quiet and serene. The owners...

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3Thank Shannon W
Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Just can't get enough of visiting "Paradise on Earth." This is our 14th summer of visiting this beautiful resort. Each year is better than the last (if that is possible?). This is BY FAR the greatest resort on the G-Trail. Unsurpassed in beauty, accommodations and hosts - who could ask for more...? Each guest is treated to the most fabulous...

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4Thank BobandMunda
Hampshire, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We just finished our 3rd vacation at Cross River Lodge, and have already booked for next year. We've made this a destination for an annual family reunion and are already counting down the days until next summer's trip. John and Rose are the ultimate hosts, they have a wonderful way of making everyone feel welcome.

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3Thank Marge M
Indianola, Iowa
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had such an amazing time at Cross River Lodge! Our suite was spotless and decorated so nicely! John and Rose are such wonderful people, so knowledgeable and so helpful! Had so much fun just visiting with them! John's breakfast every morning was AMAZING!! So glad that this is the place we chose to stay. We plan to come back...

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2Thank aclj2112
Jordan, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 June 2014

The only way to make a sad drive back home from a week at Cross River Lodge a little more tolerable is to share with everyone about how wonderful our stay was yet again. This was our second year with John and Rose at Cross River and we booked for next year before leaving. I have been coming to the...

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2Thank LauraJohnK
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 2 December 2013

My husband and I have never experienced the Boundary Waters area in Minnesota and wanted to be in the center of it all, this was the perfect place. We were in the midst of all the best trails, the beauty and the best spot to hear the loons and catch a possible glimpse of a moose. We stayed in the...

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3Thank jazzfos
Northfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 October 2013

My husband and I have stayed at many different cabins at resorts or lodges in northern Minnesota. Cross River Lodge tops all of them by far, for many reasons. The beautiful cabin was top notch in all categories. The complete attention to detail is very evident the second you step through the front door. The cabin was extremely clean, and...

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5Thank hfnorth
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 September 2013

From the minute you walk into the lodge you are aware this is a special place...like being in someone's home, warm & cozy. My husband and I had never been there before and were the first of our group of 7 adults to arrive. John met us with this terrific smile, like we were already old friends and gave us...

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3Thank JenandRed
Savage, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This is a place where you can rent a cabin or a suite... I loved it it was quiet, beautifully remodeled and more then we could ever have asked for. John and Rose are just wonderful!!! They gave great advise on where to go and what is best to see. The cabins can sleep mostly between 2-8 depending on the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John and Rose want to welcome you to our wilderness paradise and find some relaxation. We can point you towards whatever it is you are looking to do...or maybe it's a new adventure for your exploration. Sudbury Meteorite Ejecta field very near lodge. No liquor license but BYOB and it is welcome in the lodge. Come sit by our historic fireplace or on our screened porch and relax...We have suites above the lodge and cabins available. We have a "no surprise" pricing policy. Our price plus sales and lodging tax is the price. NO RESORT OR HIDDEN FEES! Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cross River Lodge

Address: 196 N Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2082 (Formerly Moosehorn Lodge)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: RM501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Angler suite is the smallest of the three lodge rooms, it's bed faces out over the lake and is wonderful for couples, quiet and relaxing..”
  • View of sunrise on Gunflint Lake
WalksFar2, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge has the best views. The cabins are larger with many more home like features but there is a TV in the Lodge.”
sharrenw2015, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lodge rooms don't allow pets, but all the cabins (and the owners) are pet friendly.”
ShirleyD734, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge suites are on second floor and accessible by stairs.”
Kansastravellor, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Wolf Den. We sat drinking our morning coffee on our deck listening to the loons as the sun was rising through the trees.”
loisl614, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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