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Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

#2 of 4 Hotels in Tofte
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bloomington, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in the most basic Hillside room over the weekend and then moved to a Lakeside room for 3 nights to take advantage of the weekday rates. The combination of the cheapest rates of the year and the stay 3 pay for 2 deal was the only way I could ever afford to stay here. It...

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Mankato, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at many of the resorts and hotels on the North shore during our visits but this is by far the best... If you are looking for cheap this is not the place. But if you are looking for quality, beauty and amenities this is your spot. It is as close as you can get to Lake Superior...

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed staying at the Bluefin Bay resort. We had a unit right at the lake side with a nice lil deck to sit on. The BB provides restaurants, activities and pool sides to enjoy. It's close to Lutsen and Grand Marais, nice places to visit. We recommend this place highly!

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Thank mareahpomstra
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in unit 45A & B more than once during the last year. This unit was completely redone in 2013 and is tastefully decorated with quality furnishings. It does not appear tired or dirty any longer and is stocked with games and books for cozy evenings by the fire. It has magnificent views of the lake and is...

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Thank Mary M
Chaska, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We took a trip with another family and needed a place we could all stay together. Bluefin Bay's Grand Superior 3 bedroom was PERFECT. I couldn't have asked for more out of the space and accommodations. We had two dogs with us as well. 110pounder and a 30pounder. Walking in to the unit was main living space with a well...

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BluefinGM, Manager at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the feedback on your stay at Bluefin Bay and your Coho Café experience. We would like to apologize for the poor service you received at Coho. We want to let you know that we will be working with the team to ensure we are able to handle a group of 8 without the long wait times...

Deerwood, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were looking for a 1 night stay without spending a whole lot. We travel up the North Shore quite a bit so a lake view is not something we worry about (anywhere you stay, you can walk outside and see the lake in a matter of minutes). For this reason, we picked a Hillside room. This room was very...

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BluefinGM, Manager at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Hello Tamara, Thanks so much for your feedback on your Bluefin Grille experience on March 12th. Although I don’t enjoy it when we get negative feedback we can only improve if we know what isn’t working. Sunday, March 12th was not our finest hour and I would like to apologize personally. Typically this is our slower season and we staff...

thunder bay
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I visit The Bluefin several times of the year. I find everything I am looking for in a two day getaway every time. It is evident in the service and amenities, that they strive for excellence across the board. Never disappointed. The benchmark!!

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Superior, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for a short getaway. The wood fireplace and Jacuzzi tub are nice in room touches. But it's the views that make it all worth it! The crashing waves right outside your window are so relaxing. Great views of sunrises and sunsets right from your bedroom.

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Thank Merryrv
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great Condo. So close to beautiful Lake Superior. Can just sit watch and listen to the waves. A heavenly get away! Lovely jacuzzi tub, fireplace plenty of room for 3 couples. Close to their great restaurant

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been stopping at this place for over 40 years. I started coming here as a boy when I would to up canoeing with my dad and it was Olson's motel. They have only improved it. It is a great all around service place. Good food and outfitting. They really aim to please and no matter what time of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior is unmatched in its intimate proximity to the largest freshwater lake in the world – Lake Superior. The stunning views, warm and friendly hospitality, award-winning restaurants, and a full-service resort with complimentary outdoor equipment and activities are the hallmarks of Bluefin Bay. Choose from hotel suites, or one, two or three bedroom condos on the lake. Our restaurants, the Bluefin Grille and Coho Café and Bakery also overlook the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

Address: 7192 W Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615-8615
Region: United States > Minnesota > Tofte
Price Range: $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior 4*
Number of rooms: 133
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Also Known As:
Bluefin Bay On Lake Superior Hotel Tofte
Bluefin Bay Hotel
Bluefin Bay Tofte
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I liked the Lakeside Room which was the 2nd cheapest option they had.”
manmountain13, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 19 (but all are nice)”
  • Master Bathroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • Dining area
  • Living room
Purplemania56, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a unit that has been refurbished.”
marymS8460PO, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Unit 58 A, B +C had amazing views of the lake and easy access to everything.”
  • Big Dog looking out master bedroom window near bathtub.
karenrar, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Loved how close to the lake Condo 11 was. And very quiet only the waves”
912kayp, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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