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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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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
US$203 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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