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Ellsworth, Maine
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Room was fair, a little musty...... Price gouged due to weather. Front desk lady seemed to be a know it all in the worst way.... As in she knew nothing. Snarky and rude sums it up. The Continental breakfast provided was just ok.

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Horton
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This is a pleasant-looking property overall. Lobby is clean and attractive, and desk staff was friendly. Continental breakfast was adequate, but nothing to get excited about. The pool (always very important to us) wasn't open early in the morning as we like, only opening at 8 AM. Pool is small, and water was a bit murky; hot tub had a...

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

When my husband called to book a room they told him that their hotel was a nice & clean place. We arrived at 3:00 am and went right to bed. The beds are unbelievably hard and old so our sleep wasn't very restful. In the bright light of day we were shocked to see how dirty & rundown the room...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Nothing wrong with this hotel at all, but it could use some updating and TLC, especially for the rates they're charging. Room was clean and spacious, but everything (carpet, fixtures, windows, curtains) was a little worn out and dated. Pool and hot tub are great, really well maintained and located in a nice glass enclosed space. Staff was friendly and...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

The rooms are clean and the staff is very friendly. We stayed over during the week while on a quick family get away. Our son loved the pool! The beds are a little firm and need updating, but all in all this was a nice hotel. We would definitely stay again.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 July 2015

It is a short walk to Lake Superior, restaurants, and even a health food store. Though decor need updating, the room was clean and comfortable. My 5 year old and my husband enjoyed the pool. Continental breakfast was okay, no eggs. Very reasonably priced compared to the hotels nearby.There was no microwave in the room, though there was one in...

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Very nice spot. My husband and I stayed one night at the Aspen Lodge to celebrate our anniversary. The facility is very clean and inviting. Check in was quick and easy. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, though decor is a little spartan and slightly out-dated. It looked like guests were enjoying the pool, whirlpool, sauna, and sundeck. We didn't because...

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Brainerd, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Older hotel. Could use some improvements. Our room needed window repairs, new window coverings and could use some new bed coverings etc. It was however very clean and everything was operational. It's difficult to find a place to stay in Grand Marais during this time of the year so we basically took what we could get. Still priced high even...

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1Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 1 July 2015

First visit, thoughly enjoyed our stay. Room was nice & clean, comfortable beds and a good view of the lake. Fluffy towels, a fridge & HBO. The pool was nice and they had a pretty good Continental breakfast. Staff was friendly, will definetly stay here again.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I had made an online reservation for the Spruceglen Inn. Upon arriving, I found a note that says check-in is at Aspen Lodge next door. When I got there, Joan could not find my reservation. She told me that I could book a room at Aspen Lodge for $149 plus tax. I told her and showed her my online reservation...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aspen Lodge, located on the east edge of Grand Marais, is an in-town lodge and your ideal, four-season, vacation getaway. Nestled in a park-like setting, with views of Artists' Point, East Bay and the Coast Guard Station, Aspen Lodge is an easy walk to shops, restaurants and entertainment. The beautiful swimming pool, giant whirlpool spa, sauna and sundeck are a favorite for end-of-day relaxing. For different family needs, Aspen Lodge offers a variety of room-types, many with lake or wooded views, especially colorful in the fall. These include king or double-queen rooms, family suites, in-room spas and some handicap accessible rooms. After a long day exploring, relax in the fireside lobby for cards, games and reading. For meetings, workshops or family reunions, a hospitality room for 10-25 is available. - Pool, giant whirlpool spa & sauna -Breathtaking Lake Superior & Artists' Point views -Free WIFI and Continental Breakfast -In-room refrigerators and Free guest laundry -Free local calls, voice mail, and message service -Air-conditioned, Smoke-free building -Walk to shops and restaurants -Meeting room for 10-25 -Closest to North Shore State Snowmobile Trail -Boat & trailer parking with winter plug-ins ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aspen Lodge

Address: 208 E Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-4403
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: RM387 - RM840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aspen Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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Aspen Hotel Grand Marais
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“3rd floor has best view of Lake Superior, as lower floors are sometimes blocked by trees.”
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“All rooms face lake, 2 floors no elevator so keep that in mind”
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