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Solbakken on Superior

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“north shore”(28 reviews)
“grand marais”(16 reviews)
“tap water”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Fitness centre
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2 Star Hotel
Solbakken is a hidden gem in Lutsen on Lake Superior's North Shore. We provide home base in our cabins nestled along the shore as you experience the Northwoods. Solbakken is situated on seven acres of very special property with over 600 feet of Lake Superior shoreline for guests to...
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4874 W Highway 61, Lutsen, MN 55612-9515
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

I was by myself, so I stayed in the hotel portion, but when I go back, I am going to rent a cabin. The was a view of the lake from my back deck. The staff was friendly and the room was so charming. The...More

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Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded September 12, 2017

We're so happy our charming room, lakeside views, friendly staffed, and well-stocked amenities made your time with us perfect! It's awesome you caught us in our less-busy season and were able to enjoy some alone time, too. Looking forward to welcoming you back again in...More

Reviewed August 23, 2017

I had stayed here 13 years ago and enjoyed it. Came up for one night this time. Spent the 1st night just north of Duluth in a motel that made this place seem like the "Hilton". And it was not that much more expensive. Beds...More

Thank kizzyg64
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for your continued support. We work hard to be a comfortable place for folks to stay -- no matter the weather. We hope you'll join us again soon. Sincerely, Dawn, Business Manager

Reviewed August 23, 2017

My husband and I stayed at this resort in Motel room #11 while we visited the North Shore. It was very comfortable and clean. We drove up and down the coast exploring all the beautiful waterfalls and it only took an hour either way we...More

Thank DeniseMichigan
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded August 25, 2017

It was a pleasure welcoming you in. I'm glad our surroundings left a great impression. However, I'm not sure the details regarding our water. We haven't heard feedback like that before, but I hope this won't keep you from returning. I'll be sure to look...More

Reviewed August 13, 2017

The entire resort is charming, with simple cabins right on the water and a nice lodge. I booked a room in the motel at the last minute (nothing else was available on the North Shore.) Rooms have been upgraded a bit—new flooring and blinds—but accommodations...More

Thank Patti I
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded August 16, 2017

Patti, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your our atmosphere and proximity to local areas. But in addition to your compliments, I appreciate your feedback and will keep them in mind moving forward. Our hope is this won't keep you from returning. We'd...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

We rented Cabin 3 for 3 nights with our daughter and her family, including 4 year old and dog. The location is very close to the water with a great view, 2 BR, 1 Bath -- older cabin in need of updating but well equipped,...More

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Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you for joining us. I'm very happy to hear that our atmosphere and view really impressed. And though we have a very rustic charm, we certainly want things to be comfortable. We'll be sure to keep your feedback about the beds in mind. All...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Refrigerator in room
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US$111 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$111 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jean M
April 18, 2015|
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Several of the motel rooms have new floors. They will all be completed soon. The motel also has new windows, doors and siding along the front. All our rooms have new mattresses. Other improvements are in the works as... More
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"probably pay more, a lot more, for a cabin."
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"Trondheim is probably the best suite. Cabins are all good. There are motel rooms, which are cheaper, we..."
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"Motel rooms are nice and roomy."
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"Cabin #1 It was beautiful, quaint and charming. Perfect for a loving get away."
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