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Arden Hills, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Love this place. Friendly staff, wonderful food options, and that gorgeous setting along the lake. Special kudos to the white tees at the 18-hole golf course: manageable and challenging at the same time. Keep up the great work, SSL !

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Thank Ward002
San Francisco, California
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Love this place! Just returned from a few weeks here. Such a good time! Golf course was in fabulous condition, even after a 2 inch rain fall. We got spoiled with some 2 1/2 hour rounds! Enjoyed the coffee cruise a number of times. Ate at Otis's....and like the expanded menu from last year. The kitchen accommodated our request to... More 

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Thank gosmom
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed in a townhouse on the golf course, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, fireplace, and a patio with a charcoal grill. The unit was clean, and our bed was comfortable. The course was in great shape, challenging, but well groomed, lots of trees, but they mowed under them, so easy to find stray golf balls. The staff at... More 

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Thank Deblucky
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We where impressed with the quality of the service. The owners obviously spend time training customer service. Everything you ask for help there answer is yes. We had one larger issue shortly after arriving and they took care of it fast and went above and beyond to make us feel good. The sign of quality is how you respond to... More 

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Thank chickmann
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

19 family members raging in age from toddler to almost 90 just gathered for a long weekend to Sugar Lake Lodge. The staff were all very welcoming and happy to meet our needs. The golf course was fantastic. Beautiful, clear lake with sandy beach, outdoor pool, loads of activities for everyone! We will definitely be looking forward to going there... More 

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Thank Caren G
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had a few extra vacation days so we decided to head north to Grand Rapids instead of our usual Brainerd area resorts. Got an amazing deal with the "LMV" on the Sugar Lake Lodge website. Paid half price for a two bedroom Golf Course Villa for three nights. At half price it was amazing value for our money. Pros: All... More 

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Thank Shelley C
F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Shelly, Thank-you for the review. We hire a lot of great students for the summer months and they are genuine in the way they treat out guests. Your comment about the room was actually spot on. I would say that of 98 rooms there are about 20 that need more refinement. All received new carpet, artwork and bedspreads. So was... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The resort is located on a beautiful lake in a great location. This place has so much potential, but it needs a major overhaul amenities and customer service. Our room was a mix of upgraded items (stainless steel appliances) and very old items (VCR in the family room). The beds were at least 20-30 years old, and our king bed... More 

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Thank jcnypen
F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Ouch, but clearly we missed the mark on so many fronts and deserve this. Not that I could have course corrected on the spot but I would have tried had word gotten to me. Gwynne and I live our business and have since building the resort 25 years ago. We take all feedback seriously. The experience really does all start... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Wonderful resort. It's hard to write all of the wonderful things in a short review, but here are the highlights: -great beach! -fantastic heated pool! -well maintained and challenging golf course with great staff -loved the free use of kayaks, paddleboards, paddle boat etc. -rented a pontoon from the resort for a family trip around the shoreline -food was excellent... More 

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Waconia, Minnesota
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few days on our family vacation. Very nice property the pool is right by the lake. The waters are pristine. I will visit again. Daily housekeeping was great and staff was friendly. Property was clean and well maintained. Golf course and restaurant onsite are a plus.

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Thank Matt W
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is such a beautiful place; the water is aqua blue and clear to the bottom, the golf course is great and the sound of loons goes on all day. We have been coming here for 5 years for a work conference so have become quite familiar with it. However, customer service was so bad this time, and it can... More 

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Thank Mary57108
F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

First, thank-you for the overall rating. Second, thank-you for the heads up. What you laid out ultimately falls on me. Please accept my apologies and know that this is helpful. I would however welcome a call if you are willing to talk. A little more specifics on the event, dates, etc. would be very helpful. But I understand if that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sugar Lake Lodge is 14 miles SW of Grand Rapids Minnesota and overlooks Sugar Lake. The resort offers a variety of accommodations from Cabins, Lakefront Villas and Golf Course Villas. There a 18 holes of Championship golf on-site, out door heated pool, white sand beach, marina and multiple dining options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sugar Lake Lodge

Address: 37584 Otis Lane, PO Box 847, Cohasset, MN 55721 (Formerly Ruttgers Sugar Lake Lodge)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Cohasset
Price Range: ₹ 7,865 - ₹ 25,648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sugar Lake Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Ruttgers Sugar Lake Hotel Cohasset
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Have only stayed in golf course villas, but the lakefront cabins look wonderful, as do the suites in the Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles gosmom, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lake front cabins are great.”
 of 5 bubbles chickmann, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If staying in the main lodge, request a walkout room on the lower level.”
 of 5 bubbles jcnypen, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lodge rooms on the ground and upper floors have balconies facing the lake; worth getting.”
 of 5 bubbles Mary57108, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They have cabins, condo's and hotel accomodations”
 of 5 bubbles dougg1000, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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