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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first time to Crow Wong Crest Lodge. From the start Kim made us feel so welcomed and appreciated. We had the Retreat Lodge... and all I can say is HOLY COW!!!! is it a beautiful, elegant cabin. Has the "Made-for-Movies" Interior. Log walls A- frame ceiling, split-rails railings, thermostat in EVERY room----Fireplace, large open kitchen, Jacuzzi, wrap...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have been coming to Crow Wing Crest Lodge since 2007 and look forward to it every year! The resort is rustic, family friendly and set amongst nature on the lake for quiet and peacefulness. SUP's, kayaks, canoes, swim platform and plenty of other water toys to keep the kids busy. Finish off the day with a bonfire, fishing or...

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Thank traciebebeau
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stayed in the sweet sleeper cottage for two nights, with family nearby in cabin 1. Comfortable bed, shaded location kept cabin cool. Loved the vintage, spacious fridge! Green practices of owners assure this property to be as lovely for future generations. Friendly, helpful, personable staff welcomed us and shared the history of the property; fascinating. The fairy houses and...

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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at cabin #19 which has about everything you may have at home but in a rustic setting with a Heck of a nice view. There is plenty to do around here and the staff is more than helpful. If staying here for more than a few days. I would not pack up a bunch of food for your...

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1Thank Jamie M
Glenwood, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 August 2013

1st Time but not the last!! The cabins are beautiful and comfortable and wonderfully stocked! No need to bring anything but your favorite foods. Kim, Big John, Chris, Ryan and Emily are the Best!,,,, So talented and incredibly helpful. We had reflexology, foot detox, free aromatherapy class, free photography class....much much more Wow!!! Two teen boys had a blast on...

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Thank 55over
Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 July 2013

My family has been coming here every summer for 12 years now and we have no complaints! Kim and John are wonderful. We always take advantage of Bingo night and Reflexology or Massage when we're there and love using the kayaks and sauna. Bring your own boat or rent one there, and bike on the Heartland Trail. If you are...

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Thank Shuggah
Iowa
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Like many other Crow Wing Crest reviewers, our family has been vacationing here for decades (since the 50s!), which provides a unique perspective on why the place is so special. Yes, there are plenty of modern amenities, but in other ways, time stands still at Crow Wing. The kids in the playhouse, the teens on the beach, the adults around...

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1Thank Snowbird3
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Crow Wing Crest Lodge is a haven - a quintessential MN family resort. The cabins run the gamut from relatively old-fashioned to sparkly new with dishwashers and jacuzzis. The beach is lovely and always well-kept up. Kayaks, canoes, & boats are available, as are pontoons for renting. It's a quiet small lake - great fishing, swimming and boating (no jet...

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2Thank Barbara P
Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2011

My family has been coming here for 40 years. We have always loved the lake, but Kim and John, the new owners, have made tremendous improvements. I can't recommend this lake enough!

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1Thank gpok
Reviewed 22 August 2011

I've been vacationing at Crow Wing Crest for over 30 years. The cabins are comfortable, Kim and John are friendly and responsive, the lake is perfect for swimming and fishing, and the Heartland Trail is close by for biking and Rollerblading. And is there anything better than going to sleep to the sounds of loons calling on the lake!

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With 19 cabins, 2 campsites and an historic lodge (built in 1898), Crow Wing Crest Lodge is a traditional three season resort catering to family vacations in the northwoods of Minnesota. On crystal clear 11th Crow Wing Lake, the fishin' is fun, the big sandy beach and scheduled activities like Bingo, craft hour, pool table tournament and sand castle contest are a big hit with kids. Unique amenities: on-site massage, reflexology, lakeside sauna, aromatherapy class, drum circles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crow Wing Crest Lodge

Address: 31159 County 23, 11th Crow Wing Lake, Akeley, MN 56433-8245
Region: United States > Minnesota > Akeley
Price Range: €249 - €622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crow Wing Crest Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“The Retreat is their Premier Cabin sleeps10. so it is more expensive . but so worth it.”
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“Many types of cabins to choose from,some more rustic than others. All are wonderful. Their website is so very helpful but if you need further info, call them they will walk you thru so you will get exactly what you need and want!”
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