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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed 2 nights mid Feb. great access to snowshoeing, hiking, eating and dogsledding. Staff was very nice and attentive. Kids liked the pool and hot tub. Bar had a great view and was very cozy. The nachos were great after a full day in the woods.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop here while we are snowmobiling. The food and service are always good. The lodge is decorated in rustic north woods decor and is very cozy. There is plenty of space for our gear. We have dined here at least 10 times and I have never been disappointed.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Keely15, Thank you for stopping in while you were snowmobiling. As we are on the trail system, we do get a lot of snowmobile traffic, so I am glad we were able to accommodate you. It is good to hear that you have never been disappointed. We look forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Grand Ely Lodge February 3rd. We were first timers at the lodge. The staff was so friendly and helpful. They let us check in early because of an afternoon dog sled ride. Our room was lakeside, what a view, complete with log furniture. The lobby was gorgeous with log beams and beautiful fireplace. The restaurant was...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gmababs, Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that on your first visit with us that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful and that you enjoyed the décor in both your room and the lobby. We are also pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience as well. I hope you had a great dog...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed at the Grand Ely Lodge on 2 separate occasions. We like that the Lodge is pet friendly and has a lot of areas to walk outside. The Evergreen restaurant is very convenient and delicious. The staff at the Grand Ely Lodge is very helpful and accommodating. They have a large pool area with a...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear sboardr4, Thank you very much for taking time to review our lodge. We are glad to hear that you like to be able to bring your pet as they are part of the family and we are happy to accommodate them. Also good to hear that you found the staff to be helpful and that you enjoyed your dining...

Grey Eagle, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit pricey but it is the only one with a view and a pool. We were there on the last day of their Blueberry Festival that could be why the price was too high for me. We loved the beautiful view from our private balcony. The atmosphere of the whole hotel has a deep woods country...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear minneapol, Thank you so much for you review. We greatly appreciate your business. It is nice to hear that you loved the view from your balcony and that you enjoyed the food in the bar. The Blueberry Festival weekend is our busiest weekend of the year and hence our rates are a little higher during that time period. I...

Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 January 2017

we went as a family weekend getaway. we had the pool area to ourselves almost the whole time. it was clean, a little bit dated but nice. we stayed in a 3rd floor 2 room suite. lots of room for 3 adults and 3 kids. only problem was you could here everything happening in the bar downstairs. LONG NIGHT....

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 420meg, Thank you very much for providing us with your comments on your recent stay. We appreciate it that you chose us for your family getaway and that you enjoyed having the pool to yourselves. I do apologize for the long night as it does get noisy at times in the lounge, but I am glad that you had...

Duluth, MN
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This hotel is nice, but nothing special when you take the price into consideration. I wouldn't say there is anything specifically wrong with it. The staff are friendly, and attentive, the rooms are clean, but that is how things are supposed to be. I think the only reason to stay here again is because it is the only property of...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 142shannon, Thank you for taking time to comment on your recent stay. It is nice to hear that you found the staff to be friendly and attentive, as they should be, and that the rooms were clean. I am sorry that you felt that we were priced high for what you got. We do run specials on rooms frequently...

Esko, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Grand Ely Lodge sits on a beautiful site overlooking a lake.We were greeted by a knowledgeable and informed staff which made check in and out very easy. The pool was clean and temperatures were good. The rooms were quiet and clean and with a convenient bar and restaurant on site.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brenda M, I appreciate it that you took time to comment on your recent visit with us. I am happy that you found the rooms to be clean and quiet and that you had a chance to visit our bar and restaurant. I am especially pleased that our staff was informed and knowledgeable and that your check-in and out...

Ham Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice Place. Love Having a restaurant and bar in the hotel. I miss those days. I wish Holiday Inn would go back to that. Hot tub and pool were great. I had a great time except for one jack a--. I think was the night time manager, but not sure. Be prepared to pay downtown prices up north. Way over...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Hello johnhU9118MP, We appreciate it that you took the time to give us your comments. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the bar and restaurant and also the hot tub and pool. I do apologize for your encounter with the night manager. I will speak with him directly. Granted our rates are higher on the Holiday weekends, but...

Ely, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The hotel was very nice. The suite was great. Some food seemed expensive to me. The pool area was good. The pool was cold and took some time to get used to. My kids had fun and that's all that really mattered.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Y224SPjenniferk, Thank you very much for staying with us over New Year's Eve and for your kind comments. I am pleased to hear that the suite you were in was great and that you found the hotel to be very nice. Most importantly that your kids had fun in the pool. We look forward to welcoming you again on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Grand Ely Lodge

Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: ₹ 10,534 - ₹ 14,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Ely Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Ask for a room facing Lake Shagawa.”
 of 5 bubbles Keely15, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lake view!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Gmababs, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the outer edges are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles sboardr4, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake view is best, for not much more.”
 of 5 bubbles dmkrusito, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 2nd floor was easily accessed from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles ppickering, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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