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    Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

    1685 Kavanaugh Dr, East Gull Lake, MN 56401
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    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 76 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This resort is like visiting family. The owners are the ones who greet you when you check in. We've been coming here for several years. The location is great for fishing, golf, skiing, ice skating. Here is an example of how friendly the owners are:...More

    Thank cglmd
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you feel as though you are welcomed as family and enjoy your experience when staying with us. We always try to make it seem that way since as a...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    Not sure if I can say enough good things about this place. It's a wonderful resort! Our family visits there every summer. There are tons of things for kids & adults to do......swimming at the pools (indoor & outdoor), 2 beaches, sand volleyball, tennis/pickleball court,...More

    Thank MrsGator
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you so much for your very kind words and making Kavanaugh's your yearly summer vacation spot for you and your family. We are so glad that you take advantage of all the the things we have to do here at the resort and are...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

    Five adults, two kids, three generations. Four days, three nights (needed four nights, five days). Only fair weather, but who cared? So many high quality options at and around Kavanaugh's (Sherwood Forest, Bar Harbor, downtown Nisswa, Pirates Cove minigolf, the indoor pool and recreation room...More

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    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 16 July 2017

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy that each generation of your family had a great time and were able to enjoy so much of the lakes area (we think it's pretty amazing too). As a family owned, multi-generation property...More

    Reviewed 1 June 2017

    We were highly impressed with the level of care and maintenance. The indoor pool was a bit cool, and the outdoor pool and lake were, of course, frigid mid-may. They have excellent paths and trails on and near and connected to the property. Bike rentals...More

    1  Thank healthcommando
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for your review and your stay at our resort and we are glad you had a good experience. The spring has been cool and that lake is not warming up as quickly as we would like, however, as of today (June 3) it...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    We spent a couple of days with our son and his family in one of the Cottages at Kavanaugh's recently. We had 4 adults and 2 preschoolers. We were not cramped, had plenty of room and the set up in the cottage with 2 bedrooms...More

    1  Thank CMSMidwest
    Response from TomK84, Owner at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake ResortResponded 4 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind review. As a family owned and operated resort (since 1969) it is always very important to us that our guests have a wonderful and memorable stay with us. We are happy to hear your cottage worked well for your family...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$203 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Minnesota >
    • East Gull Lake
    • Also Known As
    • Kavanaugh`s Hotel Brainerd ,
    • Kavanaughs Hotel Brainerd
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    "It all depends on who is in your party. They have accommodations for everyone"
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    "We had a cottage on the pond on the end. It felt very private and was easy to get to."
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    "Their website has floorplans to help you pick the right spot, but calling in is even better. So helpful!"
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    "I think all units would have a pretty good view."
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