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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We loved the attention to detail this place offers. Organic coffee, Aveda products, great selection of books, S'mores and a bonfire if you want, even a Yoga mat in the closet. It was really nice to have pots and pans and everything else we needed to prepare meals. The bed was super comfortable, the view of Lake Superior was incredible,...

1Thank Maggie N
Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review!! We're thrilled that the details matter to you so much. We'll be ready to welcome you back when you can return!

Reviewed 10 April 2015

On two separate occasions, the suite we rented had a non-functioning fireplace. There is a sign clearly posted in the room stating that the fireplace is to be used for supplementing the in-floor heat (which can be slow). We notified the front desk on both visits and were provided with a space heater. After our last visit (broken fireplace #2),...

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate that you’ve taken the time to contact management and to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We’re sorry we were unable to accommodate your request for a different room as it was Spring Break and we were full. As our General Manager explained, the fireplaces’ main function is for ambiance (as they give off little to no heat). We...

Lakeville, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2015

East Bay Suites is conveniently located in downtown Grand Marais on the lake shore and within easy walking distance of restaurants, galleries, and Artist’s Point. Our reception was friendly and efficient. The establishment is pet-friendly (dirty paw cloths by the doors). Our reservation (a one-bedroom suite) was clean and very comfortable. All suites have a view of Lake Superior. Their...

3Thank Mark N
Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Grand Marais and East Bay Suites. We try to think of everything to make your stay enjoyable, we're happy to see when it's noticed. Broadband is coming to our area soon, so we're looking forward to faster internet speeds. In the meantime, we're all very...

Shakopee, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Our 2nd visit to East Bay Suites, we enjoy this little wonderful town. All though the weather was chilly it was still perfect. Full kitchen and a gorgeous view to Lake Superior. Waking to the crashing waves totally rocks, great way to start any day !

Thank Julie W
Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

We love your version of vacation! Our suites have what you need to enjoy some relaxing wave-watching; and our downtown location makes it easy to go out for some excitement. Thank you for letting us be your getaway destination.

Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

East Bay Suites was clean and very comfortable. Customer service was also very good. It was close to the ski resort and we did not have to drive very far. Restaurants were also in close proximity. We enjoyed our stay here.

Thank Gilly196
Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

That's exactly what we want to hear! Thank you for sharing your experience (and your photos). We hope to see you next season!

Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This was our first visit to East Bay Suites- although we often come up from Duluth to camp around the area in Grand Marais. We traveled up here for a one-night getaway and wished we had more time. The hotel was quiet and the staff was very polite. The hotel room was amazing- a fireplace, large, comfortable bed, a closet...

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Your chilly night in Grand Marais sounds wonderful! Thank you for making East Bay Suites a part of it. We’re glad you made the most of your trip by taking advantage of our games, books, comfy beds, and cozy fireplaces. Be sure to give us a call to book your next visit and we’ll be sure you have another superior...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed this hotel. My partner and I travelled to Grand Marais for a one night getaway. The hotel was very cozy and welcoming. The room with the fireplace was really relaxing and put us at peace. The hotel has thought of all of the little details, from DVD and Video games to borrow, chessboards, and real candles and...

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your very thorough review! We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay and all that we have to offer. It's very rare that we hear comments about our registration card. We pride ourselves on being transparent with our policies that ensure that all of our guests have an enjoyable stay. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, we'd...

Reviewed 28 December 2014

This was our second visit to what is becoming our favorite getaway location. My wife and I came up with friends for our first emptynester Christmas. We had a one bedroom suite (condo) that faced Lake Superior 20 feet from our door. The rooms are very nicely furnished, with furnishings clean and in very good condition. Winter is the gem...

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

We can't wait for your next visit, either! It can be bittersweet when Christmas traditions change; thank you for letting East Bay Suites be part of your first Christmas with an empty nest. We're thrilled that you enjoyed everything about your stay. Perhaps a new tradition has started?

Reviewed 22 December 2014

A super relaxing pre-holidays weekend in Grand Marais at a great in town hotel right on Lake Superior. Walked to shops downtown and co-op is right next door which is super convenient. Hotel staff (Katelyn, Beth) all provided nice service touch points including afternoon popcorn with toppings bar, coffee in the lobby. Just what we and our dog needed to...

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you from East Bay Suites! Your room tips and photos of your trip are very helpful. We're glad you loved our town, and your suite, as much as we do. Thank you for being our guest, we hope to see you next year!

Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2014

This was a 5 girl weekend. We stayed in top floor suite and had a great time. Full kitchen amenities, beautiful view of Lake Superior, great lobby with fireplace enjoyed from inside and outside. Able to use movie library and free popcorn and applecider for a stormy night in. Was able to easily walk to dinner, shopping and to Artists...

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Katelyn G, Front Office Manager at East Bay Suites, responded to this review

It sound like you had a fun weekend! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at East Bay Suites. We're delighted to be so close to so many great dining and shopping options, but still have a nice place to relax with loved ones. We hope to see you for your next getaway!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
East Bay Suites sits in the heart of it all: on the edge of the world's greatest fresh water lake, at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains, a short drive from the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area and world class Superior Hiking Trail, and just steps from your favorite local shops and restaurants in the center of the quaint harbor village of Grand Marais. The perfect blend of outdoor recreation, unique shopping and culture, East Bay Suites has something for everyone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about East Bay Suites

Address: 21 Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: ₹ 10,574 - ₹ 19,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — East Bay Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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