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Solbakken on Superior

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Positives: Nice main lodge, great Lake Superior views, hot hot-tub, priced competitively considering lakeshore location. Negatives: small and dated motel room, inadequate heating including no fresh air from wall unit, small (but comfortable) beds, difficult egress uphill onto high-speed highway in winter, icky tap-water, thin...More

Thank charles c
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 11 January 2018

Charles, we pride ourselves on a comfortable atmosphere, and while our resort has a little age to it, we think it adds a bit of character. Nevertheless, if there isn't something to your liking, we're always happy to do what we can in the moment....More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

We have been at Solbakken a number of times, but always staying in the cabins. This time no cabin was available, so we tried one of the suites, we took the two bedroom Trondheim suite. Whether you prefer a suite (in the building) or a...More

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Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks for joining us again this year! I'm glad you were able to try out a different space and adjust with the help of our staff. I think you've hit the nail on the head regarding what people should expect. Nevertheless, we'll continue accommodating as...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights for a girls ‘get-away weekend. Ours was a 2 bedroom unit under the lodge. We could see the lake from our living room couch. We were a bit surprised to learn that there was no heating in our room (they are redoing...More

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Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 13 November 2017

It's disappointing to hear that you weren't fully happy with your stay. Though our team was happy to accommodate during check-in and for the space heaters, we wish there was more we could've done to make sure you were fully comfortable. We hope this won't...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on a beautiful fall weekend get away with friends. Classic old motel. A well stocked kitchen was great for cooking small meals. A great deck out the back with an amazing view. The lodge is stunning with a nice fire in the...More

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Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 18 October 2017

I love hearing that you'll be returning to us again in the future! Thank you for sharing this. We're all about providing a space for folks to enjoy the scenary around them and still feel at home. Can't wait to see you again. Sincerely, Dawn,...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is the 3rd year in a row that we've stayed in the motel portion of this resort. We started going there because they accept pets plus they had good reviews. We're comfortable there and so is our dog. Plus, the motel rooms are so...More

Thank Sherrill P
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 10 October 2017

Sherrill, I'm sorry to hear that we haven't had the opportunity to get to know you face to face. It's never our intention to make you feel like you aren't seen or heard at Solbakken. We appreciate your patience and understanding with us as we...More

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Jean M
19 April 2015|
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Response from Shawn H | Property representative |
Several of the motel rooms have new floors. They will all be completed soon. The motel also has new windows, doors and siding along the front. All our rooms have new mattresses. Other improvements are in the works as... More
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"probably pay more, a lot more, for a cabin."
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"Trondheim is probably the best suite. Cabins are all good. There are motel rooms, which are cheaper, we..."
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"Motel rooms are nice and roomy."
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"Cabin #1 It was beautiful, quaint and charming. Perfect for a loving get away."
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