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    Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

    1685 Kavanaugh Dr, East Gull Lake, MN 56401
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    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Five adults, two kids, three generations. Four days, three nights (needed four nights, five days). Only fair weather, but who cared? So many high quality options at and around Kavanaugh's (Sherwood Forest, Bar Harbor, downtown Nisswa, Pirates Cove minigolf, the indoor pool and recreation room...More

    Thank Jake S
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy that each generation of your family had a great time and were able to enjoy so much of the lakes area (we think it's pretty amazing too). As a family owned, multi-generation property...More

    Reviewed 1 June 2017

    We were highly impressed with the level of care and maintenance. The indoor pool was a bit cool, and the outdoor pool and lake were, of course, frigid mid-may. They have excellent paths and trails on and near and connected to the property. Bike rentals...More

    Thank healthcommando
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for your review and your stay at our resort and we are glad you had a good experience. The spring has been cool and that lake is not warming up as quickly as we would like, however, as of today (June 3) it...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    We spent a couple of days with our son and his family in one of the Cottages at Kavanaugh's recently. We had 4 adults and 2 preschoolers. We were not cramped, had plenty of room and the set up in the cottage with 2 bedrooms...More

    Thank CMSMidwest
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 4 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind review. As a family owned and operated resort (since 1969) it is always very important to us that our guests have a wonderful and memorable stay with us. We are happy to hear your cottage worked well for your family...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    The best thing I can say is that we stayed here for the first time last summer and after a long winter, when they announced their Memorial Day weekend specials we jumped at the chance for another long weekend at this lovely spot. We have...More

    Thank TravelFan123_10
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 4 June 2017

    We are so glad that you enjoyed our property and are happy you took advantage of the great Memorial Day Weekend special! It's wonderful that you were able to enjoy our many amenities and that the kids had so much fun! As a family owned...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Spent 2 night weekend there with total 7 women. Had a wonderful time in spite of the chilly April weather. Our unit was very clean and had everything we needed. With 7 women, we still had plenty of room. The view was great and everything...More

    Thank sunLOVER4156
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 2 May 2017

    Thank you for your kind review of Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort. We are so glad that your group of friends enjoyed our property and that you found everything to your liking and that you had a great experience. Our family owned and operated resort always...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$204 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Minnesota >
    • East Gull Lake
    • Also Known As
    • Kavanaugh`s Hotel Brainerd ,
    • Kavanaughs Hotel Brainerd
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    "We had a cottage on the pond on the end. It felt very private and was easy to get to."
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    "Their website has floorplans to help you pick the right spot, but calling in is even better. So helpful!"
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    "I think all units would have a pretty good view."
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    "For larger groups, we recommend one of the cottages, though they have accommodations to fit all."
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