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Solbakken on Superior

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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
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“solbakken resort”(10 reviews)
“north shore”(26 reviews)
“grand marais”(15 reviews)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Paid Wifi
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewssolbakken resortnorth shoregrand maraisgreat deckthe entire resortfire pitwalked downeasy drivebottled waterbeds were comfortableour favorite place to staygreat rooma wonderful staynice view of lakegift shopnight's sleepowners and staff
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Tried a motel room and there were more negatives than positives. Built in the 60's and looked like it. Only upgrades we notices were the floors. The beds were so squeaky you could hear it in the next room. We had 2 double beds in...More

Thank Dave M
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 4 October 2016

I'm disappointed to hear that we've left you with this impression, Dave. While we do have more of a rustic, vintage vibe, we've worked hard to make several recent significant upgrades to our facilities, and I wish that had been more apparent on your visit....More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I stayed in a tiny cabin last year and decided to bring our family here for 2016. Booking in July we could only get a motel or a suite room. We went with the suite and it was a great room, but...More

Thank Jim B
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks so much for deciding to come back this year, Jim! It means a lot to know that we made such a wonderful first impression. I hope the noise from your upstairs neighbors didn't take too much away from your experience, and we're always happy...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was my first visit to Solbakken and have already made a reservation for next year! There are so few resort along the Shore that allow pets, they provide a pet kit, pick-up bags, treats and sheets to cover the furniture. I stayed in Cabin...More

Thank Wilma R
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 22 September 2016

The fact that you've already made plans to come back and see us again is probably the highest compliment we could receive, Wilma! I'm thrilled to know that you had such a wonderful time with us, and I'm glad we made it easy for you...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the view from our hotel room and deck of Lake Superior. The historic Sawbill Lodge on site was cozy and had great staff. The hotel room could use bathroom and noise insulation updates. Good value compared to other resorts on the lake.More

Thank Nancy F
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 14 September 2016

Glad to hear how much you enjoyed the view, Nancy! I'm happy to know that you were able to relax and enjoy yourself, and it's wonderful to hear that you felt like you got a great value. We're always looking for ways to improve our...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent Cabin and Suites- yes we stayed in both. Also very warm hosts in Dawn and Scott- they were quite helpful and could accommodate most of our requests!in addition, good location and was very close to the lake...amenities in cabin was sufficient for family also

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Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded 30 August 2016

Thanks so much for staying with us! It's wonderful to hear that everything was top notch, and I'm glad we were able to accommodate where we could. Come see us again sometime! All the best, Dawn, Business Manager

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US$105 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$105 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jean M
18 April 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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