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    Shing Wako Resort

    24713 County Road 3, Merrifield, MN 56465-4496
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good25%
    • Average0%
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    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
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    Arrowwood Lodge At Brainerd Lakes
    192 reviews
    #7 of 8 hotels in Baxter
     
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    348 reviews
    #1 of 8 hotels in Baxter
     
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    439 reviews
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    565 reviews
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    Reviews (12)
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    1 - 5 of 12 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We just returned from another awesome week-long vacation at the lovely Shing Wako Resort. We have been coming here for many years for a relaxing, peaceful vacation with beautiful sunsets. The cabins are very clean and comfortable with nice furnishings and a fully equipped kitchen....More

    Thank MFK5213
    Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Mary, Thank you for your most complimentary review of our resort! We happily anticipate your return while we are getting your cabin and fishing boat ready; and dropping off a couple of bundles of fire wood by your fire-ring. Thank you again! Sue &...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    We rented a Handicap cabin that had 3 bedrooms. We were heading to Merrifield to visit family. I did not know what to expect because up in the Brainerd area you will find many places to stay that are run down. Well we hit the...More

    Thank jkjohnson55044
    Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded 29 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a most complimentary review! We enjoyed meeting your family and look forward to seeing you again!

    Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

    My family and I stayed at this resort in one of the two bedroom cabins over Labor Day weekend for two nights. Our first impression of the cabin was that it was a shabby old fashioned classic cabin which was ideally what we were looking...More

    3  Thank Kelsey E
    Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded 12 September 2016

    Hi Kelsey, Thank you for your review. It appears we were everything you were looking for in a resort, except our quiet time. Our standards have earned us a solid repeat business for families looking for a quality, quiet, relaxing, family vacation. Guests have shared...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2015

    Our visit to this resort was an extended family group, ranging in age from 8 to 81. We had 3 cabins, and had plenty of space for our family- the accommodations were great! We so enjoyed being in a family friendly place, that was peaceful...More

    Thank Deborah B
    Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded 5 August 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to post such a flattering review of our resort! We hope to see your families return as well! Have a great rest of your summer!

    Reviewed 26 October 2014

    My large family needed a cabin that offered multiple sleeping and bedroom space. We rented one of the Reunion Cabins and loved it!!😀 The facilities where very well kept and very clean. You could tell the owners take pride in their establishment. They both where...More

    1  Thank Gunz99
    Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded 29 October 2014

    Oh my! Thank you for such a positive and thorough review of our resort!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$117 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 52
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Minnesota >
    • Merrifield
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    Mary Ellen C
    22 May 2017|
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    Response from Sue P | Property representative |
    Hi Mary Ellen, First of all i want to apologize for taking so long to reply! Yes, we have a storm shelter on our resort grounds and posted suggestions of places to find shelter within your cabin.
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    Mary Ellen C
    22 May 2017|
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    Response from Sue P | Property representative |
    Hi Mary Ellen, Wifi is included in the cost of your cabin. Sue
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