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Grand Ely Lodge

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely love the Grand Ely Lodge. The service is outstanding--The staff is always so friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and always clean--I love the view of and access to the lake....The pristine, unspoiled beauty of the area is second to none---Great place to stay in any season....What can be better than being next to the BWCAW in...

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Scandinavia, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the GEL several times and have found excellent amenities , great staff and would not consider staying elsewhere. The rooms were always very clean and the lakeside views can't be beat. The food is excellent and reasonably priced, too.

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

Dear 724debraw, Thank you for taking time to submit your review. We appreciate your comments. We are glad that you found excellent amenities, a great staff, clean rooms and reasonably priced food in the Evergreen Restaurant. We thank you again for your repeated stays with us and hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely give them high marks for this weekend. We were in town for my dad's funeral. The staff went above and beyond taking care of our family. Excellent space to gather , food and service , even the cleaning staff who found my daughter-in-law's laptop and returned it to us. A stressful time but made much better Thank you

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

Dear Nancyfloss, Thank you for taking time to provide us with your comments. It is greatly appreciated. It is always nice to hear from our guests who have had an excellent experience here at Grand Ely Lodge. We appreciate your high marks for the weekend and we are glad that we made a stressful time much better. We hope to...

Blackduck, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 33 days at the lodge and we had a great time. The food was great and the location excellent for other day excursions. We did shopping in Ely and a day trip to Grand Marais. Excellent amenities also.

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

Dear jamesbO4642JG, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are glad that you had a great time at the lodge and that the food was great. Our location does make it convenient for those day excursions to Ely and beyond. It is also nice that you found the amenities to be excellent as well. We hope to...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we come up here to visit family we normally stay here at the Grand Ely Lodge mostly because of the convenience of the location. The pros- Gorgeous lake views, friendly staff, clean rooms, refrigerator, microwave, all the amenities you need. The Con- we stayed in the off season and granted we stayed over the thanksgiving break so "holiday" pricing...

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

Dear Ginger C, We appreciate it that you took the time to provide us with your comments. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the lake view rooms, the friendly staff and the clean rooms. We do have our "Romance" package that comes with breakfast and dinner, beyond that, we don't normally offer it with the rooms. I will...

Silver Bay, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were competent and helpful. We had Thanksgiving brunch with friends and a fine experience was had by all. We were at the GEL once with our dog and the accommodation was perfect with direct access to the outside for walking Sophie.

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

Dear V150GB_rogerg, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review of our lodge. It is great to hear that the staff was competent and helpful. We are also glad that you and your friends enjoyed the Thanksgiving Brunch and that the pet accommodations were perfect for getting your dog outside. We hope to welcome you again in the...

Paris
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lodge, great people, and Thanksgiving dinner that was A+. Our very favorite place to vacation and we were married there! We visit there 4-5 times a year and will return in December for New Year's and enjoy the outdoors. Shopping in town has always been great and the community is very welcoming to all.

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

Dear brockd33, Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate your business. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the Thanksgiving dinner. It is very popular here at the lodge. It is great guests like yourself that make our jobs so enjoyable. We also thank you for your repeat patronage and look forward to seeing you...

Bloomington, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything excellent, except food quality in formal restaurant. Bar food and drinks very good. One incident in bar with server who took issue with my wife's request to get some popcorn before the salt was put on due to her heart condition.

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

Dear G75860Fkenneths, Thank you for submitting your review. We are pleased that you found everything to be excellent. I do apologize for the incident in the bar and will pass your concerns along to our Food and Beverage Manager. It is also good to hear that the bar food and drinks were very good. We appreciate your business and look...

Minnetonka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the Grand Ely Lodge to have friendly staff, clean rooms, on the expensive side for a small town off season, good hot tub and pool - The beds were good, firm with no pillow top and the room was VERY over perfumed room!

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

Dear Delores J, Thank you for your review of the Grand Ely Lodge. It is nice to hear that you found the staff friendly and the rooms clean. I do apologize for the overly perfumed room. I will pass on your feedback to our Housekeeping Department. It is also nice to hear that you had a chance to get into...

Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the GEL over twenty time. It is comfortable and reliable in its amenities and has become a tradition for us in our visits to our family in Ely. I think the rates are a little steep for this part of the state.

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

Dear S6872ZXrichardd, Thank you very much for taking time to submit your review. We are very pleased that you have chosen to stay with us so many times. It is nice to hear that your stays here have become somewhat of a tradition when coming to visit your family. We hope we can continue to earn your business. Please keep...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Grand Ely Lodge

Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731-1057
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: ₹ 10,626 - ₹ 13,333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Ely Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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Grand Ely Resort
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“The 2nd floor was easily accessed from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles ppickering, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“avoid rooms that are above the dining patio, you will here people eat when your window is open”
 of 5 bubbles dmz789, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lakeview room!”
 of 5 bubbles E8VLmichaelh, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor so you don't have anyone above you. Lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 251judib, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“You enter the hotel on the second floor, so the third floor has the best lake views. No need to use the elevators at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Greginthecold, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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