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White Sulphur Springs, Montana
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a wonderful experience--staff was top of the line and we got met by a great yellow lab whose name is Kirby! Paul and Kelly Ludlow went the distance plus! Our cabin was very cozy, clean with a fireplace. Looking for the ultimate place to relax, fish, or check out the surroundings book a stay at Ludlow's.

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Kirby is looking forward to your next visit. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband, my son, and I stayed here for a long weekend. It was a wonderful experience. The boat ride over to the island was exciting for my toddler and let's be honest, I thought it was pretty cool too! Absolutely everyone we met associated with the resort was extremely friendly and cheerful. They also seemed genuinely interested in learning... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

It was great having you as our guests. We look forward to having you back with us again soon. More 

United States
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Our early September stay at Ludlow's Island Resort was wonderful! The service was second to none and we were made to feel welcome and well taken care of from the moment we stepped on the island. They even launched our boat for us and docked it at our cabin, so we were ready to go fishing immediately after check-in! Our... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Karen Thanks for being our guest. Enjoy your fall and winter and we look forward to your future stay. More 

tel aviv
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I am currently sitting on the porch of our cabin at Ludlow's listening to the lake's small waves hit against the dock. This place is amazing! Our cabin is relatively secluded. It is on one side of the island on the edge of the water. The outer wall is built entirely out of storm doors so that you have a... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Its been great having you at Ludlow's More 

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We just returned from our annual visit to Ludlows and had another great week. The setting is beautiful and there is lots to do - including nothing - if you just want to relax and stare at the lake. Our 10 and 12 year olds love hanging out and swimming with the other kids at the resort. If you are... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It was great having you at Ludlow's More 

St. Paul, MN
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

After our first trip to Ludlow's two years ago, we decided to make it the destination for our family summer vacation every August. When you dream of the perfect northwoods luxury vacation, this is it - beautiful location, endless amenities, and flawless service. The staff at Ludlow's treat you like family and have earned our loyalty and appreciation for years... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Its been great having you at Ludlow's More 

Victoria, Minnesota
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had a wonderful time on the island. Their cabins are well maintained and convey a charming north woods ambiance. However you wish to enjoy Lake Vermilion, the staff at Ludlow's makes the experience totally enjoyable. It's a great place for children with all of the daily activities suited to their attention level. The Ludlows crew makes this vacation experience... More 

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It was great having you at Ludlow's More 

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you are looking for a extremely high level of service, Ludlow's Island resort is the place, family run for three generations, They meet you at the landing, shuttle you to the island in an antique wood boat, then tour the amenities, lodge, and then your special cabin that was built with views in mind, all have screened in porches,(ours... More 

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Thanks for the great review. It was great having you at Ludlow's More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

We visited Ludlow's for a work retreat. All of the employees had a great time! Our experience was well beyond our expectations due to the incredible service provided by all Ludlow's employees from the moment we arrived until the day we left. The cabins were very clean and we enjoyed great meals. Thank you!

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LudlowsResort, Owner at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. You were the perfect guests....just what we enjoy. People who appreciate our northwoods setting (some of your meetings were held out of doors). Come back! More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Fantastic resort for families, groups, or couples. Being on an island means that kids can run around, play, and explore without the usual parental concerns. Staff and Service are outstanding. The cabins are beautiful and clean. Tons to do for kids and totally relaxing for adults. We return every year because we love it.

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Lori P, Manager at Ludlow's Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mike, Great having you as our guest again. We appreciate your return to Ludlow's. Have a great winter. See you next year More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
22 Hand crafted knotty pine cabins located in northern Minnesota on Lake Vermilion. Each cabin has a wood burning fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, screen porch, deck, multiple bedrooms and multiple baths, on a private secluded island. Fishing, children's activities, boating, skiing, tubing, meetings and weddings. Ludlow's Island Resort has been in the same family for over 75 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ludlow's Island Resort

Address: 8166 Ludlow Road, Cook, MN 55723
Region: United States > Minnesota > Cook
Price Range: €299 - €641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ludlow's Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Many different cabin choices--something for everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles ftlogan, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in Sundown. My guess is they are all exceptional.”
 of 5 bubbles LucysMom2010, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Dusk cabin is right on the water, is secluded, and has 360 degree views”
 of 5 bubbles patienceTelAviv, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all cabins are excellently positioned for views, location and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles rickv534, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“All the cabins are unique! We stayed in Twilight!!!”
 of 5 bubbles SpartyChic, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
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