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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Free Breakfast
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Restaurant
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Lakeview rooms and fully-equipped kitchenette suites with Lake Superior to the front and the Superior National Forest in back. Beach on Lake Superior. Hiking trails join the Superior Hiking Trail and the trails along the Kadunce River. Located eight miles northeast of Grand Marais, MN...
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2935 E Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2140
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All reviewslarge picturekitchenette roomnorth shoreview of the lakethe superior hiking trailmom and popevery eveningreasonable ratesgrand portageplace to sleepcoffee makerfree wifidefinitely stay here againbed was very comfortablehollychannelsmiles
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the motel rooms with twin beds, because the other rooms required a two-night stay on the weekend. A lot of the other hotels in the area required a two-night weekend stay for any room. The price was very reasonable. The...More

Thank CKT808
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Our rooms typically have a Queen bed--but we have ONE room that has two Twins--and the beds are close together! During the summer we fill up quickly so it is possible this was the only room we had available for you....More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

We rented #18 for a week - a suite with a kitchenette and bedroom. I should say “we” in quotes because my wife spent most of the week backpacking on the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT). I’m not up for that kind of rigor any more,...More

Thank jzakelj
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for the review! Since you left, I have pulled out my old Field Identification Birds of North America book and have it sitting near my binoculars. I had not realized the number of birds who make their home (or make their way through!)...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed our stays here in the past, but it now under new ownership and it a delightful interlude in your trip. Holly and Todd obviously love living on the North Shore and share their delight and exuberance with their guests. My husband and...More

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Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 19 May 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and hope the remainder of your trip with your Grandson is awesome. What wonderful memories!

Reviewed 9 May 2018

We stayed in a suite with a kitchenette and bedroom. It was just two of us and we found it to be plenty of space for us. Kitchen has nice full size refrigerator, microwave, stove, etc. Has a wonderful homey feel. The Positives: A large...More

Thank Experience78
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We do have free WiFi access--but we are always happy when folks unplug while on the North Shore. Work and emails will be there when you get...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

Was looking forward to booking here as it is advertised as pet-friendly. THIS IS A LIE. They are NOT PET FRIENDLY AND SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES FOR ADVERTISING AS SUCH ON THIS WEBSITE. I keep hearing how dog-friendly Grand Marais is supposed to be,...More

Thank CelticHeather
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 2 February 2018

Actually, we have been advertising that The Outpost would be moving to pet free as of January 1, 2018 since the last quarter of last year--because we realize that many people have stayed here with their pets in the past. We attempted to give everyone...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$49 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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"The extra amenities and space of the kitchenette suite were well worth the extra cost."
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"Great view of Lake Superior (across the street) from all rooms."
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"#18 faces the lake!"
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"I dont believe they sell ice cubes at this hotel. So you might want to buy some in town."
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