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Ludlow's Island Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time Memorial weekend with our daughter and grand daughter on the Island. This was the 17th consecutive year of our family making time to spend with our friends at Ludlows. Every year we notice improvements in the facilities, a trait Paul and Kelly learned well from Mark and Sally. As usual Lori, Mike...

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

Bill and Mary, Thank you for the wonderful review. We love having you and your family with us every year. It has been a pleasure watching your children and now your grandchild grow up at Ludlow's. See you in the fall! Lori

Mahtomedi, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Ludlows has been home to our summer family vacation for more then 20 years. The island is safe for kids. The Ludlow family runs a very service oriented resort. They seem to anticipate your every need before you even know it. A true bit of paradise on a very scenic lake.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Ludlow is our family's best vacation spot. We look forward to it every summer we go. Our three boys have so much fun being on the island, boating, swimming, fishing and meeting new friends. We love that it's such a great place to unwind, unplug, and spend so much time together relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. It is like...

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st paul, mn
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We have stayed in the island may times. Each time we have been treated like family. You can't find a more serene, beautiful setting, charming cottages and friendly staff. It is unique and fun experience, in a beautiful setting.

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Story City, IA
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We have a large family so we rent two BIG cabins (guys and gals). For 7 days we play, boat, ski, read, chat, play cards/games, do puzzles, cook/eat, laugh and reconnect with our kids, ages 28 to 12. No phones, no computers just real people and real fun! Cameras are a must for the sunsets and the family antics. Last...

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Our family has been spending a week at Ludlow's every summer for the past 12 years. Its our version of "a cabin up north" and we all love it. We find that we shed the stress of regular life as soon as we turn off the highway, and are relaxed by the time the shuttle gets us to the island....

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Thank gepeter
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We stay at Ludlow's for a week every year and enjoy every moment. Lake Vermilion is magical and full of fish. The cabins are comfortable and well equipped. The boats and motors are always in great shape, and best of all, Ludlow's service is second to none. We have travelled the world and this is our favorite family spot.

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Thank Susiehs
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We've been to Ludlow a dozen times and have never been disappointed. We always go in the fall, right before the resort closes, and if you want a "get away from it all in quietude" kind of vacation, this is it. The site itself is marvelous, so secluded and pristine. And the staff at the island are great. They're there...

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Ludlow's Island is a fabulous family vacation spot. The staff is top notch and they make you feel like family. The secure island setting is great for younger kids as they can have a lot of freedom to roam around.

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Reviewed 9 March 2015

This was a fantastic getaway in which we stayed three nights with my parents and our three-year old son. There was SO much to see and do that we were really kicking ourselves for not staying an entire week. My parents were easily able to "pop in" for a day to enjoy the lake and playing with their grandson by...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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)
23 handcrafted 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 Rd, Cook, MN 55723-8706
Region: United States > Minnesota > Cook
Price Range: €190 - €599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ludlow's Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Ludlow`s Island Hotel Cook
Ludlows Island Hotel
Ludlows Island Resort
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