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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Ghost lake is a remnant from an Era that provided the "american plan" resort experience for families that had money to spend on a quality vacation from the 30's -60's. What's left is a nice, underutilized lodge with a bar that rarely has warm stools, and a combination of resort owned and resort rented cabins. An aluminum rowboat is included...

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Christine and I stayed at Cabin 0 from 9-3 to 9-9 2016. What a wonderful vacation. Peace and quiet, steps from the lake and a beautiful cabin. The most relaxing vacation I've had in years. I would recommend Ghost Lake Lodge to anyone looking for a very private, peaceful vacation. Tim

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River Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We just got back from a 4 night stay here and it was wonderful. We love privacy and quiet and that is exactly what we got. When your on the lake you do feel like the only people in the world and the lake itself is beautiful. The pool was clean and the kids loved it and our dog loved...

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4Thank Ballee3
GhostLakeLodge, Owner at Ghost Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We are constantly maintaining the cabins and the grounds, but it has been a busy summer and so have some catching up to do.

Chippewa Falls, WI
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My husband and I spent a few days at the lodge over the 4th of July. The entire property is absolutely gorgeous, so close to the lake! The fishing was amazing and so, so very quiet. The lake is completely surrounded by trees, as are the cabins: as such, the amazing and ancient trees offer the perfect cover for mosquitoes....

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5Thank Karen P
GhostLakeLodge, Owner at Ghost Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Our cabins are continually being upgraded and they are priced accordingly as to their condition. They happened to stay in our most rustic cabin, which is why it is also the least expensive, although to some of our guests that have stayed in many cabins it is also their favorite.

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Just returned home from a fishing weekend at Ghost Lake Lodge. Had an absolutely amazing time. Six of us stayed in Cabin 3 - very spacious with amazing views of the lake. Literally 15-20 yards from the water. This is a typical northwoods cabin. The cabin was old but the accommodations were clean and comfortable. Nathan (the owner) was fantastic,...

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3Thank Purpleworm22
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We new that the cabins were over 60 years old but they should be better maintained. You do not expect to see bits of kitchen towel in windows and were the walls meet the ceiling to stop the draft from coming in. Kitchen needs to be remodeled and checked over toaster only toasted one side of bread a lot of...

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4Thank Geraldine M
GhostLakeLodge, Owner at Ghost Lake Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry to learn that this guest did not enjoy their stay, and unfortunately once again they did not inform me of any issues while they were here. I do all I can to ensure each guest has an enjoyable stay and will do what I can to rectify any issues brought to my attention. The cabins are almost...

Iowa
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We have been to Ghost Lake Lodge several times in the past but it has been 4 years since our last trip. GLL has made some obvious improvements throughout the property. We stayed in cabin 7 in late July- early August. The cabin was just perfect. It has been redone in a charming fishing cabin style incorporating the old bones...

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5Thank holyschmit
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 July 2013

I love this place! Stayed here with my significant other in mid July of this year. We did a lot of research regarding where we should stay in the Hayward area and once we saw GLL online we were decided. But still, you never know. We stayed in Cabin 0. It was the perfect size for a couple. The woodwork...

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4Thank Susan H
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 13 July 2013

This resort is a true gem! Historic, rustic cabins on a beautiful lake! We had one of the nicest vacations in recent memory and we will be back. We were here in early July 2013 and have booked another stay for the fall colors. Our cabin was cozy and clean with great access to Ghost Lake (right on the shoreline),...

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2Thank Grace M
Hartford, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Our welcoming was friendly and things went smoothly for checking in, but my spouse & I had our concerns just from the look of things – “run down - beyond used up”... Our concerns were beyond true. Having old cabins is one thing maintaining them & keeping them clean is another, cabin #5 was a dump. Clump of hair in...

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GhostLakeLodge, Owner at Ghost Lake Lodge, responded to this review

I was surprised at this review. We strive to provide clean cabins, and our laundry is sent out and done professionally. We are located in an old growth hemlock grove, so the pool does get debris in it, however it is cleaned daily. This guest did not express any of his concerns to management during the stay and so we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ghost Lake Lodge is a historic resort on a virtually private lake surrounded by the Chequamegon National Forest. Offering vintage cabins along the lake and more modern accommodations in the Lodge. Fish, hunt, canoe, kayak, bike, hike, play tennis, or swim in the pool. Additional amenities include wireless DSL, pool table, foose ball, darts, and a full bar available in the Lodge. Experience the peacefulness of the past...today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ghost Lake Lodge

Address: 12355 N Sheers Rd, Hayward, WI 54843
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Hayward
Price Range: €117 - €258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Ghost Lake Hotel Hayward
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Closer to the water is better, get one with a fire pit.”
 of 5 bubbles scooterdork, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“0 is adorable for a small cabin and the location is very private. 1 has a nice porch and dock. 7 is perfect for a family of 4 and you can't get any closer to the water without a swimming suit.”
 of 5 bubbles holyschmit, 2 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Cabin 0 is great for a couple.”
  • private pier
 of 5 bubbles 903susanh, 31 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Cabin 0 is very private and very close to the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles cleozen, 7 Nov 2011 | Read review
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