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Where To Stay In Grand Marais, Minnesota

Where To Stay In Grand Marais, Minnesota
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Grand Marais is located on the far tip of northern Minnesota, and it happens to be one of the most photogenic places you will ever find in the state. It is a magnet for all kinds of travelers, given that it has a nice combination of things that you can do and see. The Gunflint Trail is always busy with hikers, bikers, and canoeists and for those who don’t have a heart for the outdoors, there is a full array of comfort in the art galleries, bistros, and the gift shops available in the region. In simple terms, Grand Marais has something for everyone. On where to stay in Grand Marais, Minnesota, you have a myriad of options at your disposal, including the ones listed below.

Vacation rentals

1. East Bay Suites (from USD 238)

Waking up to beautiful views of green grass and calm lake waters are some of the pleasantries that come with staying at East Bay Suites in Grand Marais. The accommodation options in this facility not only offer the great views, but also comes with spacious rooms that feature a large sitting area, fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, microwave, and a private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. For some outdoor adventure, and depending on your time of visit, you will have the pleasure of going biking or skiing in the mountains.

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2. Gunflint Lodge (from USD 308)

It is a simple lodge, but one that will be a true paradise for outdoor lovers. The lodge is located 70km (43.4miles) along the Gunflint Trail, which makes it a wilderness resort, but one with access to the south shore of Lake Gunflint. The cabins have well-furnished sleeping areas fitted with king and queen beds, a living room with a fireplace, a full kitchen, a private sauna, and indoor and outdoor tabs – depending on the units you choose. Further icing on the cake is the fact that you will have access to kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and hiking trails, as well as guided naturalist activities as part of your accommodation package.

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3. Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B (from USD 120)

Think of Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B as a river lodge nicely nestled inside a natural forest and with private beach access. All rooms have spacious dining areas, a private deck, a kitchen and a private bathroom with extras such as bathrobes, free toiletries, and slippers. There is also a flat-screen TV with satellite channels in each room. Shared amenities for guest’s comfort and convenience include a sun terrace, a barbeque, and free Wi-Fi.

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Apartments

4. The Lighthouse: a loft studio apartment (from USD 114)

The Lighthouse is located right at the heart of Grand Marais, and this puts you just a block from everything – restaurants, shops, transportation, etc. It is a one-bed studio apartment featuring a queen bed, galley kitchen, a dining area with a custom dining table, tile shower and bathroom, LCD TV with satellite channels and Bluray and coffee-making facilities. The kitchen is fully stocked and it has all the appliances, including utensils you may need to prepare homemade meals. And from inside the house, you will be treated to wonderful views of the harbor or the lake, depending on whether you are in the bedroom or in the seating area.

The Lighthouse
Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States
145 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Sweet little one-roomed place with a great view of the lake and town from the bed
The Lighthouse is an attractive comfortable space perched high affording a view of the lake
The 360 degree windows provide beautiful natural light and a cozy space
fireplace- double sided to enjoy in either the living room or the master bedroom-
and the balcony with table and two chairs
Cleanliness:
The Lighthouse is extremely clean
The space felt clean bright and energetic to both of us
It is very well equipped and very clean
There's a view of the water and the location can't be beat
it was perfectly clean and the ideal size for our three-day trip
Host:
He simply met us at the Lighthouse and showed us to new accommodations-
He raved about the design
Perfect studio with high ceilings
Todd and Susan were lovely very responsive hosts
We so appreciate the attention to each detail They even - very thoughtfully reached out to offer an additional day - and we are so very happy we did
Location:
Voyaguer Brewing Bluewater Cafe shops
The location was quiet but an easy walk to restaurants and shops
It is in a great location within walking distance to the local brewery and some restaurants
Great peaceful space in a very convenient location
Great location to shops and restaurants
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5. New downtown apartment (from USD 125)

This is a newly renovated single bedroom apartment conveniently located in downtown Grand Marais, implying that you will have great access to all the action in Grand Marais. It is in a private and quiet location, with everything you will ever need for a decent stay. The living room is tastefully furnished, and the kitchen will be fully stocked for your entire stay duration. There is private access for the guests, as well as private parking, hence, no hassles in coming in or out of the place. It is very convenient if you are looking for a nice but quiet place right within downtown.

NEW Downtown Apartment. Walk everywhere. CLEAN
Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States
76 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was quiet and private
Well appointed 1 bed/1 sofa bed space with nice kitchen and big internet enabled TV
The apartment was a good size
The apartment is modern and comfy Loved the kitchenette
One matter was outlet in bathroom
Cleanliness:
The apartment was very clean and comfortable
Great locations and very clean stay
Just as described Great clean place Very close to everything
We were very comfortable and slept well
Very clean quiet and comfortable for the 4 of us
Host:
is super responsive and helpful
His home was very cute
He was a great host too
nice soft and high quality
He was a wonderful host with great communication looking forward to visiting again
Location:
Terrific location within walking distance to downtown
One block from the center of it
All the restaurants and shops and the North House Folk School are in easy walking distance
Within walking distance to everything that Grand Marais has to offer
It's close to everything in downtown Grand Marais
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6. Contemporary two-bedroom apartment (from USD 175)

This apartment is also conveniently located in the heart of Grand Marais downtown and it comes with two beds and three baths, giving it the capacity to comfortably sleep up to six guests. The living room is nicely furnished with a cozy couch. The kitchen comes equipped with a cooker, refrigerator, and a microwave, as well as enough utensils for your cooking needs during your stay. It also has locked entry for any guest who would have the need for extra storage for larger items such as bikes and coolers. And on top of everything, when you are inside the apartment, you will be treated to very nice views of Lake Superior and downtown.

Contemporary 2 Bedroom with incredible lake views
Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States
54 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although only a few of them actually open (Two in the kitchen one in each bedroom and one in the bathroom
It was neat and pretty beds comfortable and
Great space- close to town
The second bedroom is a bit dark
Airy light-filled spacious place with a nice balcony / porch on the lake side overlooking the town of Grand Marais
Cleanliness:
Very clean pictures are accurate
The apartment is super clean and a great location
The apartment is super clean
This apartment is super clean comfortable and spacious
We loved how close it was to everything; we were able to walk to everything we wanted to do
Host:
Great person to work with as well
Benjamin was very helpful always responding quickly to questions
Benjamin was a great host and communication was always quick and easy
Ben is a great host - he was responsive to our queries and gave clear instructions
The host Ben was very responsive to our questions
Location:
The location is very close to the center of Grand Marais
Easy walk to everything in Grand Marais and a great central location for day hikes
It is easy walking distance to everything in downtown Grand Marais
The location is fantastic and an easy walk to any sights in Grand Marais
We also enjoyed being able to walk from his place and explore Grand Marais
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7. Superior one-bedroom apartment (from USD 135)

This is a fully furnished one-bedroom apartment in Grand Marais with easy access to downtown, Grand Marais Art Colony, North House Folk School, Lake Superior, downtown and a myriad of parks and trails in the area. The apartment has a fully stocked kitchen with all the appliances and utensils you may need to prepare your meals during your stay. The apartment also offers games and DVDs for your entertainment during those days when you desire to have a quiet night, and there is also a front porch where you can always relax in the evening following a long day of traversing the Grand Marais trails.

Basecamp Bungalows - Superior Suite
Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States
61 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The space is larger than we expected and has a great kitchen with all the necessary dishes and utensils provided for cooking
Could sleep up to 3 people
Parking was easy - had a spot right in the parking lot
Wi-fi connection is great a nice shower with plenty of hot water
We loved staying here - very convenient and clean Comfortable and plenty of room for cooking and hanging out
Cleanliness:
very clean and beautifully lit
Great location and everything is as pictured
The property was very nicely decorated and super comfortable
:) Everything was clean and it was so nice to be able to bring our pup along Location
The place was spotless clean on arrival and the style was hip and quaint
Host:
was great and worked perfectly for us
the Superior Suite fit all of our needs and exceeded our expectations
It is also dog friendly which is a must for us Very cool spot
well appointed rooms and helpful hosts
Easy minimal instructions made it a breeze to checkin and out Would definitely use again
Location:
Contemporary space within walking distance of all Grand Marais downtown shops and restaurants
Great location just a couple blocks from town
It is an easy walk to downtown Grand Marais which makes the location truly exceptional
And nice Location is an easy walk into town too Great place
There were lots of good tips on local businesses provided
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8. Apartment with a view of Lake Superior (from USD 229)

This two-bedroom apartment is located in the heart of Grand Marais, and it is ideal for a family vacation in the region. It is incredibly spacious, clean, and fully furnished. From both the bedrooms, guests will have amazing views of Grand Marais downtown, as well as the beautiful Lake Superior. The kitchen has all the essentials that a family may need for fixing quick meals, and the living room comes with a comfy sofa set and flat-screen television. One of the bedrooms has a queen bed, while the other one has a twin bed, with each of them having bathrooms with the necessary supplies. Though all types of guests will find a true home in this apartment, it will make a perfect vacation rental for families.

Views of everything, walk everywhere...
Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States
49 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Top marks for the cozy master bedroom bed
The bed and bedding were so comfortable
The kitchen appliances pots
The beds are comfy and there is plenty of room for 4 to 6 people
You get a nice view of town & the lake from the living room
Cleanliness:
(3 separate sleeping areas)
The space was very clean
The place was very clean and had all amenities
Location was tremendous and it had wonderful views Would definitely recommend for groups of 4-6 people
Ben's place is clean and nicely remodeled
Host:
He was immediately attentive to our one request--really friendly guy
He said there wasn't but said he could was going to Duluth and offered to pick one up which he did which was very nice
The owner responses really quick to any asks
Benjamin was responsive to communications
Benjamin was attentive and checked in with us but was not at all intrusive
Location:
walk to shops restaurant
The Holiday gas station is a block away and Voyageur Brewing is withing stumbling distance
Benjamin's place was in a great location in Grand Marais within a very short walking distance to restaurants shops water
Truly walking distance to everything in downtown Grand Marais
Downtown is just a couple of blocks away
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9. Cozy Grand Marais apartment (from USD 75)

It is a clean, comfortable and private apartment located minutes away from Lake Superior, YMCA, North House Folk School, restaurants and lots of trails and parks. Attractions such as National Forest, inland lakes, and the Boundary Waters Wilderness are all within driving distances, making this one-bedroom apartment greatly convenient for adventure seekers in Grand Marais. The bedroom has a queen bed, while the kitchen is well equipped with appliances and utensils to help you prepare your home meals. The living area is decently sized, and fitted with a comfortable couch and two chairs. There is a lot of space outdoors, and you will surely enjoy the views as well as the fresh breeze coming from Lake Superior.

Around The Corner: Cozy Grand Marais Apartment
Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States
33 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed upstairs was super comfortable
Cute and cozy little apartment that feels like home
The place itself is cozy
We enjoyed using the kitchen to prepare meals and relaxing in the little living room at the end of the day Would absolutely stay here again
The place is very nice
Cleanliness:
This place was very clean and had everything we needed to cook meals and make snacks
It was extremely clean and comfortable
Comfortable charming and clean
Host:
well laid out and well stocked
toiletries DVDs fully equipped kitchen and more Jennifer was a generous responsive and knowledgeable host
Jennifer is an excellent host and a great communicator
Jennifer is a wonderful host and
Jennifer is a very warm and helpful person
Location:
lots of places to sit in the living area and a great location to walk into town
The location is great a 10-15 minute walk from downtown Grand Marais
It was away from the noisier downtown area but very close to everything
Cute and cozy place to stay Located right up the street from shops restaurants and the lake
if you ask Quaint cute place
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10. Beautiful log cabin (from USD 247)

Lutsen Log Lodge 14 is a beautiful three-bedroom cabin located on Ski Hill Road. The cabin has two levels, with the main level housing two private bedrooms and a bathroom. The second level has a master bedroom with a private bath as well as a jetted tub. There is an open kitchen area with all the appliances and utensils needed for meal preparation. The kitchen area opens up to a living area where there are a gas fireplace and a small entertainment center.

Lutsen Log Lodge 14 is a beautiful log cabin located in the heart of Lutsen on Ski Hill Road next to Superior National Golf Course.
Lutsen, Minnesota, United States
19 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was very loud (sounded like a jet plane) in the bedroom below it
and it was double booked
As soon as I got ahold of her
The cabin was clean comfortable and beautiful
It was easy to find the area was private even though there were cabins on either side
Cleanliness:
It was quiet and clean
It was clean and tidy
Really nice cabin very comfortable and clean
Host:
namely Tami was absolutely outstanding
She went out of her way to take care of us
Cascade Rentals was very helpful in the process and we made quite a few changes that we made up until our stay
We had a great experience
The dead-end and was nice minimal traffic and
Location:
Great location to walk to North Shore winery or drive to Lutsen mountain
Great location Easy to get on and off 61 close to all parks
Great location if spending some time on the North shore Easily accessible and comfortable
We loved the charming woodsy feel of the cabin and surroundings and the location was perfect for exploring the North shore
So we ended up in another rental and it turned out great
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Enjoy your stay in Grand Marais

If you are in need of a place to stay in Grand Marais, Minnesota, then the above options should suffice. Whether you prefer staying in vacation rentals or apartments, the above will give you the comfort and convenience you need for a decent stay.

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