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Fenstad's Resort

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Hastings, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was the first time I stayed at Fenstad's Resort. I was looking on the internet for a place on the shores of Lake Superior with a beach, not rock cliffs. Lo and behold I found it! Still a little apprehensive about renting a cabin sight unseen, I was pleasantly surprised how remote and peaceful it was. The cabin was...

Thank minorkubat
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My family has visited almost every summer since my daughter was 5 and she is now 35. It has a great beach, great access to other sites along the North Shore and the charming Little Marais River which runs through the site to the Lake. The most memorable experience is seating around a campfire and viewing either a full moon...

Thank BruceLarson41
Deerbrook, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The resort is wonderful. A variety of cabins located along the shores of Lake Superior. Our cabin was right on the rock beach and along side a small creek that joined with the lake right in front of cabin. The view was amazing. We saw loons and seagulls daily right in front of the cabin. Ships were visible in the...

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

My family and i have been coming to fenstads almost every summer I've been alive. I grew up here. I love everything about this place. It's right in the lake and you can go hiking on the trails to pick raspberries or hiking up the river to find pools of waters to swim in. My sister and I always had...

2Thank Claire R
Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed a week in September 2012, a week in September 2013 and we leave Saturday September 20th for two weeks this year. If you can't find a little piece of heaven on earth here, you need to STAY in the city. And if you really need an air mattress and a microwave oh and OMG NO TV...Please just stay...

1Thank RTLK
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We've been coming here off and on for 35 years, in the last dozen years in both July and September. Fabulous setting. Rustic housekeeping cabins are clean and comfortable, all with lake views. If you have to have a pool, wifi, tv...look elsewhere. We wouldn't go anywhere else. Owners are shy, not surly. Great location for exploring the north woods...

4Thank Susan W
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Interesting mix of 17 cabins - some are vintage, some are modern. I happened to get a 50's model. Be sure you know which you are renting. No microwave. Otherwise kitchen is fine. Tiny bedrooms. All have a lake view. Rustic is a good description, maybe even worn around the edges. As for service - be prepared to be treated...

3Thank mercerKC
Omaha, Ne
Reviewed 20 August 2013

superb setting, comfortable bed and everything you need to have a back to nature experience with all todays comforts...there are some fun hiking trails on the property wood is provided for evening fires on the beach, full kitchen, private settings beautiful views of Lake Superior

4Thank Marlene K
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 June 2013

The view here is great...you overlook Lake Superior...it is quiet. I am glad I packed the air mattress because the beds are really bad. I don't think they are a standard mattress, they are thin and there is no give at all when you lie down!...our cabin was called a 2 bedroom, but there were curtains on a rod to...

3Thank alleygator1965
Houston, TX
Reviewed 4 May 2013

This is probably the review that I am best qualified to write, as my family has been going to northern Minnesota for decades and most often staying at Fenstad's. Accommodations are really nice- this resort is a peaceful refuge, and walks around the property are really nice for adults or kids. As a kid we liked walking up the creek...

10Thank tmchica

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Address: 6572 Highway 61, Silver Bay, MN 55614-4221
Region: United States > Minnesota > Silver Bay
Number of rooms: 15
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“Best cabins are on the other side of the Little Marais from the office”
BruceLarson41, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All cabins have lake views, but some are closer to the lake.”
270kellyd, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“They all face the lake”
RTLK, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Bring your own air mattress!”
alleygator1965, 26 Jun 2013 | Read review
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