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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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264 reviews
45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had read the reviews and expected cabins, and an opportunity to relax in peace. Turns out there were not cabins but one small lodge right next to the road. Yes, you were on the lake but far from quiet and secluded. The person who checked us in made us feel as if we were interrupting him and did not... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

As a property owner it is also disappointing when we do not meet our guests expectations when they stay with us. We apologize that your one night lodging with us fell short of your expectations. While most properties on the North Shore do not have AC because Lake Superior usually keeps us comfortable for all but a few days a... More 

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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were very pleased with our stay here. The owners, Scott & Lee Bergstrum, were very helpful and friendly and made us feel very welcome. Our room was quite large and had been recently updated. It was spotlessly clean and the queen bed was very comfortable. The location is quiet and the views of the lake are spectacular. We will... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your lodging experience at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We pride ourselves in providing clean and comfortable accommodations for our guests. Lake Superior is our biggest amenity and we are happy to share it with those who visit our area. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Montgomery, Alabama
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

we were lucky to get a one night stay. it was sandwiched between two 2 night stays and not bookable online for that reason. Luckily I called to check to see if we could stay. Unit 2 has two bedrooms one which has a extensive view of the lake. I could hear the lake from that room at night! Our... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your visit to the North Shore and your lodging experience with us. We never take for granted that we get to "sleep within a few feet of the lake" every night. The sound of the crashing waves or the still of the night can lull most people to sleep. We hope you will... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We recently stayed here with family and had a wonderful time. We took advantage of the fire pit and grills for family time and each had our own separate room (more like a cabin)for private time. The fully stocked kitchens were perfect, complete with coffee makers and all the pans and silverware needed for our stay. The owners were wonderful... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed Lake Superior and our grounds with your family. Our property, location and knowledge of the area is the best amenity we have to offer our guests. There is nothing like spending an evening next to the lake with a bon fire enjoying conversations with friends and family. Thanks for sharing your lodging experience... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I've stayed here a number of times and will always return here when I come to the area. There are a few "motel" rooms to stay in if you don't want a full cabin experience. I've stayed in each of these rooms and found them extremely clean, comfortable and well serviced by the housekeeping staff. The owners Scott and Lee... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate your willingness to share your lodging experience with us on Tripadvisor. We do love sharing our property who come to the area. we make time to enjoy the sites people come to visit, it helps us give our guests good information on what to do up here. We both love that part of being owners. We appreciate your... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had camped along the north shore of Lake Superior for many years. In 2002 we decided to take our last family vacation at a resort instead. We picked Thomsonite Beach and have been fans ever since Most recently, my wife on a spur of the moment decided to go back to the north shore and knew where we wanted... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

So happy to have you reunited with Thomsonite Beach Inn after 14 years. You did have great weather and the opportunity to enjoy our grounds. We do look forward to having you back again, sooner than later. We appreciate you sharing your stay with those who check us out on Trip Advisor. More 

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11 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We loved the owners what a beautiful place right on Lake Superior. My son was home from college and we loved the location and the rooms were lovely. Cabin like feel. We will visit again! Close to Grand Portage and it's National Parks. Was given restaurant information. Beautiful views

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your visit on Trip Advisor. We love where we live and are happy to share it with those who share a love for the north shore of Minnesota. We are a great location to check out the many state parks located in cook county. We look forward to another visit from your family. More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place is a true gem--just like its namesake--and the owners really took care to make sure my experience was pleasant. I was from out of town--like, WAY out of town on the east coast, and am so glad I found the inn online. Scott upgraded my room to a lake view room free of charge, gave me a selection... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We are happy you found us too! Having Thomsonite imbedded in our shoreline creates a unique guest experience. The ability to observe the Thomsonite in its natural setting on our section of Lake Superior is another perk to a stay at Thomsonite Beach Inn. We have the best selection of jewelry, gemstones and little Thomsonite statutes, I call them, in... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

You know that a vacation destination is wonderful when you start to plan your next trip during your departure! That's what I was doing after our stay at Thomsonite Beach Inn and Suites. Not only is it a lovely location, but the rooms are unique and spotlessly clean. Lee and Scott are wonderful hosts, and make you feel right at... More 

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay at Thomsonite. Our property does allow each of our guests to find their own little slice of paradise to enjoy the grand Lake Superior. Even when we are full, that spot exists. We do love our location for its ease of access to many north shore highlights. We hope your... More 

Neenah, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Stayed in #7 and it was very private and near the shore. Hosts are so friendly! The unit was very clean and provided dishes for cooking. Wish there were a tv in bedroom but that's my preference and think it could use a couple of newer pans in the kitchen. Very nice stay!

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Thomsonite, Owner at Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your stay with us. I am happy to say I have purchased new pots/pans for unit 7. It was on my to do list and your response prompted a call to action. I can't say I'll get a TV in the bedroom at this time :) We look forward to having you as our guest on again... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located between Lutsen and Grand Marais. “You’ll love where we live”. Ten units with various amenities; Enjoy Lake Superior from the comfort of your room or from the naturally landscaped grounds and ledgerock shoreline where we have a bon fire pit, log swing, lawn chairs, picnic tables and grills for your outdoor enjoyment. Our rooms are smoke free and sorry, no pets. Check our online virtual tour . Visit our “Thomsonite” Gemstone Jewelry Shop. Open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites

Address: 2920 West Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: RM445 - RM1,018 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“No room tip to give. Service and room was better then we had anticipated. ”
 of 5 bubbles asiangraber, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“STUDY THE WEBSITE: every room is described in detail”
 of 5 bubbles SouthWillRiseAgain, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Floors with a lake view provide beautiful views.”
 of 5 bubbles CarlaH407, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have some sort of lake view. They are all comfortable and some have fireplaces.#9 has an outdoor sitting space.”
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 of 5 bubbles Cartunman, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 was fantastic. :) Bring your own shampoo.”
 of 5 bubbles aillelaidir, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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