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Hugo, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Clearwater Lodge, and it was even better than we expected. We had a group of 6 couples, long time friends, who were looking for something new for the couples weekend we had been doing for over 25 years. The cabins were great, the lodge is so cool, great views of and access to the... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several family members and I went for a late fall BWCA trip. They warmly welcomed us and provided great service. They were very helpful upon our return, anticipating our needs and going above and beyond. It is a well-maintained place in a beautiful location.

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Thank Aaron Z
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

A group of friends and I rented cabin 8 at Clearwater Lodge for a 4-day long weekend. The cabin was very spacious, clean, and comfortable. The main lodge has books and games that you are free to borrow for the duration of your stay, as well as breakfast and various other treats. The owners are incredibly friendly, generous and accommodating.... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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2 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This trip was nothing but an amazing time! On our way to this amazing lodge you go on the beautiful north shore scenic drive. Even the amazing drive couldn't prepare us for what we were about to see. We arrived to a log cabin that made you feel like you were home before you were even in the door. The... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Thanks to the team at Clearwater Lodge we had a wonderful experience staying at the lodge. The cabins had mostly closed at the end of the season, so we stayed in the main historic lodge. The lodge has so much history and the employees all are proud and willing to tell stories of the past owner. We rented one of... More 

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Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful location! As a family of 5 we had a wonderful stay. Our cabin was super cozy and had an amazing view of the lake and nearby Palisades. We enjoyed a bonfire. The sauna was very relaxing. We were able to rent a motor boat for the day to explore the lake and hike the Palisades. The level of service... More 

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Scandia, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had a charming lodge room that was very comfortable. The facilities were terrific; handled our large group easily, outdoor fire ring was well stocked for evening gatherings. Staff was friendly and very helpful with suggestions on hiking and anything else we needed. So many things to see and do you can't fit them all in. Lodge is beautiful, well cared... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family and I recently stayed at the Clearwater Historic Lodge and loved it. The lodge truly is historic and is exactly what you envision when you think what a lodge in Minnesota would look like. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. They gave us a tip on where to go for the best chance to see a Moose... More 

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Fargo
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time on our recent visit. The cabin and scenery were beautiful. Everyone who worked there was extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back again. Thanks for making it such a wonderful trip for us.

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Superior, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The beautiful, almost 100 year old, very well cared for log lodge is alive with history. The staff is graciously attentive and helpful. Clearwater Lake and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area are part of a world class wilderness and are steps away from the lodge.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is oldest resort and outfitter on the Gunflint Trail. The main lodge is listed on the National Historic Registry and has 5 bed and breakfast rooms. The resort also offers 8 lakeside cabins, all with kitchens, bathrooms and private docks. The 5 bunkhouse accommodations for those entering the Boundary Waters Canoe Area provide a great option for the night before a canoe trip. Motorboat, canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clearwater Historic Lodge

Address: 774 Clearwater Road, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: €75 - €252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“amazing hiking, staff were absolutely Minnesota nice, would recommend”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the main lodge. There are 3 rooms that share a bath and 2 suites that have a private bath. We stayed in a room. The king, queen rooms and suite A look out to the lakeshore. ”
 of 5 bubbles Ihav2trvl, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Suite was spacious with room to gather. Beautiful views.”
 of 5 bubbles ldswan, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The room photos on the web site are informative and accurate, so it should be easy for you to find a room that works for your needs and budget.”
 of 5 bubbles willm230, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have now stayed in several different lodge rooms, one of the suites and a bunkhouse. They are all well valued.”
 of 5 bubbles stkndoc, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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