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Elk River, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This wonderful historic lodge is not to be missed. No Wi-Fi, no cell service and no TV makes it a great place to get away. The food is well prepared comfort food--don't miss the cinnamon French toast! The rooms are small but comfortable and the staff is terrific.

Thank MinnesotaCabinGirl
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place is amazing! The history, the decor, the dining room the food, the staff, the rooms......everything was top-notch! I was traveling with a friend from out of state and didn't want run-of-the-mill accommodations, and this was the place. We arrived pretty late in the afternoon, which was perfect timing to check out the grounds and beach before freshening up...

Thank Kara G
NW Minnesota
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very restful. No television, one phone and sporadic cell phone service. The rooms are small but comfortable. Bring a good book as there is a comfortable solarium as well as many nooks and crannies, inside and out, for reading. Eat in the dining room with spectacular Cree Indian/Art Deco design and the largest stone fireplace in the state. The food,...

Thank jds-mn
Byron, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We read about the history of this property and were intrigued so decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! The service was warm and friendly and the food was outstanding. We all ordered burgers and they were some of the best we've had. The atmosphere was colorful, cozy and unique. We enjoyed a memorable lunch and would...

Thank garyswenson
Caledonia, Michigan
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2nd breakfast here. The cinnamon roll was huge and my husband enjoyed the oatmeal. The place was beautiful, and they have some nice local things in the gift shop. The service was good as well

Thank sherriephillips
Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice drive up the North Shore of Lake Superior, the food was great and the service. Nice place to eat friendly atmosphere. A beautiful building something to see the color was spectacular the dining room was very large capacity so go see you will enjoy it.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for our 10th anniversary lunch. The service was friendly and easy going and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The history of the lodge is a cool story and it is awesome how well the owners have preserved the lodge and its beautiful interior. The food was great...highly recommend the French onion soup on...

Thank Amy C
Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a wonderful relaxing place to see the fall colors and see lake Superior which a few feet from the lodge. Good food, great hiking, and its great place to get away and enjoy the outdoors!! Many people miss this place because it 15 minutes past Grand Marais.

Thank duluth2000
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great friends' getaway to the North Shore and especially enjoyed our stay at Naniboujou. With no TVs or internet/wifi, it was a truly relaxing and disconnected experience. Our room was cozy but clean and comfortable. The Sleep Number bed was a surprise, and the Murphy bed easy to take out and put back. Meals in the restaurant...

Thank EuroReisen
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped here in the late afternoon - not realizing their hours are a little goofy and we had about 10 minutes to order if we wanted food. The staff was so friendly and willing to seat us and let us take our time with the menu and order food - having worked in the food industry I know how...

Thank Aimee W

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Naniboujou is a place to come home to! Originally built as a private exclusive club in the 1920's - boasting such charter members as Babe Ruth, Ring Lardner, and Jack Dempsey. Naniboujou is on the National Register of Historic Places and is open seasonally - featuring an award winning restaurant as well as lodging. In keeping with the historic nature, Naniboujou continues to be media free and offers guests an opportunity to unplug, unwind, and completely relax - either in their room, the grand dining room, or on the shore of Lake Superior. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Naniboujou Lodge

Address: 20 Naniboujou Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2141
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: ₹ 3,413 - ₹ 6,826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Naniboujou Hotel Grand Marais
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“Some rooms have fireplaces”
 of 5 bubbles jds-mn, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay in the hotel just went for lunch.”
 of 5 bubbles dianep77, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring a camera”
 of 5 bubbles richarddW4921YA, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a lake-view room.”
 of 5 bubbles AHappyMNTraveler, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Each room has its own character. Many with handmade Amish quilts. All are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles LRB45, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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