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Lakeville, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 December 2016

great location for dogsledding and snowmobileThis location is fantastic, the room with the view of the lake and the food and drink are fabulous. All of the staff are wonderful.The room was very clean and the town of Ely is so great

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 332sylvief, Thanks for sharing your comments on your recent visit with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the view of the lake and that the food and drinks were fabulous. It is also nice to hear that the staff was wonderful and that the room was very clean. I will pass your feedback along to our staff members....

Burnsville, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We booked at the last minute for a busy holiday week day trip. Check in was easy and everyone was friendly. The pool was comfortable and convenient.. Staff in the lounge was very helpful and friendly making suggestions for our dinner which turned out perfect.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KathyN2516, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you found your check-in easy and that everyone was friendly. Also nice to hear that the lounge staff was helpful and that your dinner turned out perfect. We hope to welcome you again in the near future!

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This location is fantastic, the room with the view of the lake and the food and drink are fabulous. All of the staff are wonderful.The room was very clean and the town of Ely is so great. I definitely will return.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear StillwaterMN06, Thank you very much for you kind review. We are delighted that you had a great stay here at the lodge and that you enjoyed the view and the food and drink. I will pass along your comments to our staff who I am sure will be pleased as well. We look forward to your return visit!

Silver Bay, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Love staying in Ely...GEL conveniently located for my business trips. Love the low key yet efficient staff and clean, clean, clean accomodations. Friendly and accommodating with a great bar and restaurant.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jean W, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you found things to be friendly and accommodating and that you loved the low key staff and cleanliness of your room. I will pass along your comments to our staff. We hope to serve you again on your next business trip to Ely!

Baudette, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed here for our anniversary. I booked the jacuzzi suite as a treat for my wife. The room had a beautiful view of Shagawa Lake and the lodge was very comfortable and attractive. We were pleased with our room and the staff were very helpful and pleasant.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brian H, Thank you for your kind comments. We really appreciate it. We are glad that you found our lodge to be comfortable and attractive and that you were pleased with the room and our staff. I will pass your comments along to our team members. We hope that we can make you next visit as pleasant as this...

Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a great weekend getaway...just in time to gear up for the holiday season... We booked the "Romantic Package" in the Whirlpool King room. Clean room, nice welcome package, wonderful view of the lake. Might be concerned in summer as the balcony of the next room hovers right at our windows. Service was prompt and friendly. Food at the...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear paulU2105WJ, We appreciate it that you took time to provide us with your comments on your recent stay with us. It is nice to hear that you found the room to be clean, with the nice welcome basket and the wonderful view. Equally nice to hear that your service was prompt and friendly and that the food was good...

Watertown, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The setting and lakeside views are fabulous. Love the rustic pine-beamed great room design of the lobby and the decor of the rooms. Very warm and inviting. Cute little bar, good food, friendly staff. Best place I have ever stayed.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear jo O, Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. We appreciate your business. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you loved the design of the lobby and the décor of the rooms. We definitely do have that 'up north' feel. We are also glad that you enjoyed the bar, the...

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I absolutely love the Grand Ely Lodge. The service is outstanding--The staff is always so friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and always clean--I love the view of and access to the lake....The pristine, unspoiled beauty of the area is second to none---Great place to stay in any season....What can be better than being next to the BWCAW in...

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear heathermV9087UF, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very pleased that you found our service to be outstanding and our staff to be friendly and helpful. It is what we strive for. Also, it is nice to hear that the rooms were spacious, clean and offered an excellent view of the lake. We appreciate your business...

Scandinavia, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I have stayed at the GEL several times and have found excellent amenities , great staff and would not consider staying elsewhere. The rooms were always very clean and the lakeside views can't be beat. The food is excellent and reasonably priced, too.

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Charlie K, Guest Services Manager at Grand Ely Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 724debraw, Thank you for taking time to submit your review. We appreciate your comments. We are glad that you found excellent amenities, a great staff, clean rooms and reasonably priced food in the Evergreen Restaurant. We thank you again for your repeated stays with us and hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely give them high marks for this weekend. We were in town for my dad's funeral. The staff went above and beyond taking care of our family. Excellent space to gather , food and service , even the cleaning staff who found my daughter-in-law's laptop and returned it to us. A stressful time but made much better Thank you

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Dear Nancyfloss, Thank you for taking time to provide us with your comments. It is greatly appreciated. It is always nice to hear from our guests who have had an excellent experience here at Grand Ely Lodge. We appreciate your high marks for the weekend and we are glad that we made a stressful time much better. We hope to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Grand Ely Lodge

Address: 400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $221 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Ely Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Ask for a room facing Lake Shagawa.”
 of 5 bubbles Keely15, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lake view!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Gmababs, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the outer edges are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles sboardr4, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake view is best, for not much more.”
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“The 2nd floor was easily accessed from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles ppickering, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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