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Big Bear Lodge and Cabins

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7969 Northwoods Loop, Grand Marais, MN 55604-3026 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Been wanting to come here all year, saw an opening for October and booked it. The owners were more than welcoming and assisted with our needs promptly. A beautifully quite getaway. Clean, cozy cabins. Pizza was awesome. We wanted to try the bison burger but...More

Thank Deborah K
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was my 4th vacation to Big Bear Lodge. It was as always truly perfect. Beautiful scenery, nature, Poplar lake, stargazing, best pizza ever!, the best host and hostess, wonderful cabin, fire, fishing, kayaking, sunset pontoon cruise, great friends by the fire, time with the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th year at Big Bear with Andy and Ida. We go each autumn with family and spend 4 nights at this gorgeous resort on the Gunflint. We have never considered staying any other place. We stay in cabins 1 & 2. I...More

Thank northwoodpines1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Big Bear Lodge! Quiet and calm. We love walking and driving around looking for bear and moose....and being "unplugged" while we stay !!! Next year will be our 4th year as we go every year for our annual honeymoon :-)

Thank moosebear17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went up to the gunflint trail last weekend for the fall colors, the outdoors and possibly some fall fishing on Sag with a couple of other couples. We stayed at a great place called the Big Bear Lodge. We had a very nice cabin....More

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Big Bear Lodge is a small and unique resort located on Poplar Lake, just off the historic Gunflint Trail in the Arrowhead Region of northeastern Minnesota. The resort is one of five founding resorts on the Trail More dating back to the early 1930's. Our traditional one-room cabins have warm wood throughout with log beams, and fireplaces or wood-burning stoves. There are 5 full housekeeping cabins, and a newly refurbished lodge which was completed in 2014. In the lodge there is a small dining area with bar where you can savor one of our made from scratch homemade pizzas, or a duck or elk burger along with a locally crafted beer or a glass of wine. The lodge has some unique features including 2 large Rumsford fireplaces built by a local artisan out of native stones, a lounge on the main floor, gift shop, and a lounge/library on the loft level. Three cozy beautiful guest rooms are on the upper level two with views of the lake, all have private 3/4 baths, and a private entrance. All cabins have modern amenities, including a full kitchen, and 3/4 bath. Lakeside sits a handcrafted sauna free for guests to enjoy. Poplar Lake has 4 BWCA entry points and we offer free canoe usage for those who like a casual day on the lake. Big Bear is a four season resort - 3 lodge guest rooms are available and 3 of our cabins are open for winter enthusiasts. This is a terrific area for those who want to get away from it all, relax reconnect with nature and enjoy great fishing, hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fabulous sunsets and unsurpassed star lit nights all in the beautiful Superior National Forest just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Location
United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Location
United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
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GrannyH66
19 September 2016|
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Response from Andy D | Property representative |
No - we are taking reservations now for 2017
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Thomas L
27 July 2015|
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Response from Ida D | Property representative |
No pontoons - Yes to the boats, and the rates can be found on our web page under the tab "cabins" then rate summary. Thank you for the inquiry. Big Bear Lodge
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Dianne K
22 June 2015|
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Response from Ida D | Property representative |
We would be happy to oblige, however we show no reservation under that name arriving that day. June 25th 2015. Please advise
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Room Tips
"Beautiful Cabin view of Poplar lake"
G4081KBdeborahk
5 days ago
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"We have stayed at cabins #4 (2 person only, think studio) and #5 room for 4 people and two dogs..."
89kristiner
3 weeks ago
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"Great sunset views!!!"
michellekK1482II
4 Sep 2018
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"Cabin 3 is our favorite - right on the water's edge"
JodyK-Eagle
15 Aug 2018
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