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“Tranquil place to unwind ”
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Garden Lake Resort
Ranked #9 of 34 Speciality Lodging in Ely
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at GLR over the 4th of July week and absolutely enjoyed it. All cabins have a lovely lake view, it's very quiet and peaceful . Great fishing even from the dock! Cabin is very clean and comfy. Owners are very nice and friendly people. I would highly recommend this place!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Natalia L
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful resort. Very clean cabins, insanely beautiful view, and amazing customer service.
Perfect for families or a romantic getaway! The resort is on the lake, which is perfect for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and pontooning! The owners may give you a few tips where the fish might be biting, as well suggestions of great restaurants.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
Thank amyj78
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Been coming up for years. Clean , great fishing,,, got to learn the spots.
A lot of water to cover for fishing in the chain. Garden Lake, Farm Lake, White Iron Lake. Owners are friendly and beautiful Sunrise and Sunsets. Relax enjoy the beauty of the " End of the Road" as Charles Kuralt said about Ely.

Room Tip: Only 4 cabins . So if you don't have reservations . Call to see if there is an opening if you ar...
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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1  Thank Jack4225
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The cabins are modern and nicely updated. Lovely fireplace and nice view of the lake and shoreline. There is also a nice communal fire area, sandbox, and swing set near the cabins. There are canoes and paddleboats to use as well. There are many places/tables to eat outdoors and a grill to use as well. We really enjoyed our stay here as it isn't a very far drive out of town. Would highly recommend these cabins to anyone! The owners of GLR are very accommodating and welcoming! Thanks for the great stay. (The cabin had air conditioning, but we didn't need to use it.)

Stayed: May 2016
1  Thank Ashley D
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

I stayed at Garden Lake with my husband, our toddler, and another couple with a young toddler over the New Year's holiday. It was perfect - clean, quiet, cozy, with a beautiful view of the frozen lake and close enough to town to make grocery runs no problem. The owners are so lovely and friendly, the price is extremely reasonable, and having the kitchen outfitted and linens provided is such a plus. It was warm with no drafts on a very cold night, and full of sunlight in the daytime. We hope to return as much as possible!

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
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1  Thank Shannon K
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Additional Information about Garden Lake Resort

Address: Garden Lake Road, P.O. Box 25, Ely, MN 55731-8180
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Ranked #9 of 34 Speciality Lodging in Ely
Price Range: $106 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small, private, lakeside resort located on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Our cabins feature lakeside views, A/C, WiFi, Flat Screen TVs, full housekeeping amenities and more. Our cabins are extremely clean and we use green cleaning products for your health and the environment. ... more   less 

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