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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Our hockey team was playing in Grand Rapids. Instead of getting the usual hotel room we went with the lodge. The distance to the rink was a littler further and if there was any significant amount of snow on the roads it could be a lengthy driver. The resort is not so busy in the winter so upon arrival we...

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F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Jody We like hosting hockey teams. Sorry about the lights and water. It shouldn't get missed. I hope we offered your team the option of scheduled team lunches and Dinners. We have teams that take advantage of the offering. Thanks for staying with us. Fred & Gwynne Owners

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 January 2017

In winter, the lodge only opens for special events. Plenty of meeting rooms for conference events. good food, beautiful setting along side lake. Only negatives were that I arrived late, and no one was at front desk so key was left on counter. Hard to find the cabin on my own, and very little lighting to light the room numbers...

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F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback and apologize for both the condition of the sidewalks and check-in issue. The warm weather is a welcome relief and great help with the 3 inches of ice that we struggled to remove in the aftermath of a big storm. We don't leave the desk 7 phones unattended and am looking into what happened. Thank-you for...

Arden Hills, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Love this place. Friendly staff, wonderful food options, and that gorgeous setting along the lake. Special kudos to the white tees at the 18-hole golf course: manageable and challenging at the same time. Keep up the great work, SSL !

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Love this place! Just returned from a few weeks here. Such a good time! Golf course was in fabulous condition, even after a 2 inch rain fall. We got spoiled with some 2 1/2 hour rounds! Enjoyed the coffee cruise a number of times. Ate at Otis's....and like the expanded menu from last year. The kitchen accommodated our request to...

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed in a townhouse on the golf course, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, fireplace, and a patio with a charcoal grill. The unit was clean, and our bed was comfortable. The course was in great shape, challenging, but well groomed, lots of trees, but they mowed under them, so easy to find stray golf balls. The staff at...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We where impressed with the quality of the service. The owners obviously spend time training customer service. Everything you ask for help there answer is yes. We had one larger issue shortly after arriving and they took care of it fast and went above and beyond to make us feel good. The sign of quality is how you respond to...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

19 family members raging in age from toddler to almost 90 just gathered for a long weekend to Sugar Lake Lodge. The staff were all very welcoming and happy to meet our needs. The golf course was fantastic. Beautiful, clear lake with sandy beach, outdoor pool, loads of activities for everyone! We will definitely be looking forward to going there...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had a few extra vacation days so we decided to head north to Grand Rapids instead of our usual Brainerd area resorts. Got an amazing deal with the "LMV" on the Sugar Lake Lodge website. Paid half price for a two bedroom Golf Course Villa for three nights. At half price it was amazing value for our money. Pros: All...

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F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Shelly, Thank-you for the review. We hire a lot of great students for the summer months and they are genuine in the way they treat out guests. Your comment about the room was actually spot on. I would say that of 98 rooms there are about 20 that need more refinement. All received new carpet, artwork and bedspreads. So was...

Reviewed 5 August 2016

The resort is located on a beautiful lake in a great location. This place has so much potential, but it needs a major overhaul amenities and customer service. Our room was a mix of upgraded items (stainless steel appliances) and very old items (VCR in the family room). The beds were at least 20-30 years old, and our king bed...

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F B, Owner at Sugar Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Ouch, but clearly we missed the mark on so many fronts and deserve this. Not that I could have course corrected on the spot but I would have tried had word gotten to me. Gwynne and I live our business and have since building the resort 25 years ago. We take all feedback seriously. The experience really does all start...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Wonderful resort. It's hard to write all of the wonderful things in a short review, but here are the highlights: -great beach! -fantastic heated pool! -well maintained and challenging golf course with great staff -loved the free use of kayaks, paddleboards, paddle boat etc. -rented a pontoon from the resort for a family trip around the shoreline -food was excellent...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sugar Lake Lodge is 14 miles SW of Grand Rapids Minnesota and overlooks Sugar Lake. The resort offers a variety of accommodations from Cabins, Lakefront Villas and Golf Course Villas. There a 18 holes of Championship golf on-site, out door heated pool, white sand beach, marina and multiple dining options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sugar Lake Lodge

Address: 37584 Otis Ln, PO Box 847, Cohasset, MN 55721-8940 (Formerly Ruttgers Sugar Lake Lodge)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Cohasset
Price Range: €106 - €345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sugar Lake Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Ruttgers Sugar Lake Hotel Cohasset
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“Have only stayed in golf course villas, but the lakefront cabins look wonderful, as do the suites in the Lodge.”
gosmom, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lake front cabins are great.”
chickmann, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If staying in the main lodge, request a walkout room on the lower level.”
jcnypen, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lodge rooms on the ground and upper floors have balconies facing the lake; worth getting.”
Mary57108, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They have cabins, condo's and hotel accomodations”
dougg1000, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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