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Shorewood, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2014

As a longstanding customer/guest, you'll find the Ludlow's Island Resort an experience compelling as ever as it consistently delivers the highest level of service: unique clean cabins, each with all the amenities one could ask for. The quaintness of the Island which resides in one of the jewels of all MN lakes, offers a combination, in my opinion, that is... More 

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

This was our 15th annual guys getaway to ludlows. As expected Paul, Lori and the boys made everything at Ludlows easy and care free. Doug Knorr put us on the fish both days and we enjoyed wonderful shore lunches and brought home pour limits! we will be back next yeatr to keep the tradfitional going.

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Wayzata, MN
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

This is the most friendly, scenic and tranquil spot! Our first visit was in the autumn, with the colors at their peak. We can't say enough about the hospitality, convenience, beauty and service. Thank you, we have already made two future reservations. I will never forget kayaking over to the gourmet market to get a few heirloom tomatoes for my... More 

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F'burg
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Fourteen of us, from 6 months old to 88 years. Swimming, boating, fishing, anything that anyone could want to do on a lake is readily available and the staff is ready to help make it happen. There are special activities for children and even the fish seem to accommodate by biting almost as soon as a hook is dropped in... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

What a great experience! We were at Ludlow's to celebrate our 40th anniversary and it was just what we wanted. We did not stay on the island as the only one bedroom cottage is "Northshore" located on the North Shore of the mainland relative to the island. The area is not accessible by car so you still have the island... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

This place deserves all the praise they receive. Our family enjoyed our Northwoods adventure immensely. The cabin had every amenity. You know you have had a great vacation while as you travel home, you think about when you can return. The staff are top notch and any request was happily filled. I can not say enough good things about this... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

This year was our 6th year at Ludlow's. We are from Los Angeles and fly across the country to come here, it is that special. It is the highlight of my daughter's year, not just summer. It is such a special place.There is someone to assist you at every turn, for anything you may need. The staff cater to the... More 

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Minneapolis
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Reviewed 21 August 2013

This was a last-minute trip before school started for the kids and we stayed in the Northside cabin. We had kids who ranged from 6 - 18 years old. We loved how each person was able to enjoy the resort from simply relaxing in a lakeside cabin to enjoying the activities the resort provided. We are planning to go back... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

I just returned from another great week up on Lake Vermilion and Ludlow's Island Resort. I started going up to Ludlow's in the 1980's when I was in college, and over the past several years have returned with my teenage kids and it is by far their most favorite place to vacation in North America! Paul, Kelly and Laurie (the... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We enjoyed another great week on Ludlow's Island. Their helpful, friendly attitude and overall level of service is absolutely the best thing about staying there……well maybe it’s second to the sunsets, but it’s really good!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
22 Hand crafted knotty pine cabins located in northern Minnesota on Lake Vermilion. Each cabin has a wood burning fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, screen porch, deck, multiple bedrooms and multiple baths, on a private secluded island. Fishing, children's activities, boating, skiing, tubing, meetings and weddings. Ludlow's Island Resort has been in the same family for over 75 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ludlow's Island Resort

Address: 8166 Ludlow Road, Cook, MN 55723
Region: United States > Minnesota > Cook
Price Range: ₹ 17,783 - ₹ 46,577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ludlow's Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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