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Solbakken on Superior

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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 enjoy! Our cozy accommodations feature an option for all budgets ranging from economy style units to luxury cabins with fireplaces. Enjoy a variety of activities including canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing in winter and barbecuing in summer. Welcome to your home away from home!
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All reviews solbakken resort guest house north shore grand marais great deck fire pit the entire resort tap water beautiful fall walked down private cabin big deck easy drive our favorite place to stay a wonderful stay nice lodge nice view of lake
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We are from Kansas City, Missouri and made a three night trip to northern Minnesota. We stayed in the Lillehammer two bedroom lodge room. PROS: 1. Nice view of Lake Superior 2. Community campfire every night 3. Clean towels everyday 4. Room made up everyday...More

Thank jennyann70
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded July 25, 2017

While it's great to hear the view and housekeeping were impressive, Jenny Ann, I'm sorry to hear you had some issues with the room itself. As an older resort, we try our best to keep each cabin in great shape while maintaining the original charm....More

Reviewed June 26, 2017

We stayed at Solbakken at the end of our North Shore trip for 3 nights. Those 3 nights were the most relaxing of our entire trip. My children and I stayed in the Motel #10 and it was absolutely adorable. The bathroom could use a...More

1  Thank katiebuckley2017
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded July 1, 2017

It was a pleasure having you and your family. I'm so happy to hear that all was to your liking. Hopefully, it won't be the last time we see you. You're always welcome to stay with us. Safe travels, Dawn, Business Manager

Reviewed April 26, 2017

We have now stayed at Solbakken 3 times. First time in a Cabin, Second time in the lodge. This time we tried the Motel. There were issues with the Hot Water, which were resolved the first day. While it is hard to compare a motel...More

2  Thank Jim B
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded May 1, 2017

Jim, thanks for staying with us. I truly appreciate your heartfelt words and all the support you've given us. It's nothing short of amazing! We do our best to make sure everything is in order during your stay, so please don't hesitate to let us...More

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

This resort is GREAT! Staff is friendly in every way. We were greeted by Scott one or the owners as we arrived later than we thought we would have. We stayed in the Lillehammer suite my kids and I my fiancé as well. It was...More

Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded January 5, 2017

You're great too, Elizabeth. We love to make you feel at home here. The Lillihammer Suite is pretty fantastic, right? We're so happy that you could enjoy the views with your loved ones. Thanks a lot for choosing us. We're looking forward to showing you...More

Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had the most relaxing, enjoyable time imaginable. The owners and staff were exceptional and made our visit spectacular. The cabin was so perfect I drew up plans and am building one that mirrors Cabin #1 on a lot I have. We had a perfect...More

Thank Jim1140T
Response from Shawn H, Manager at Solbakken on SuperiorResponded November 22, 2016

Wow -- it's hard to imagine a nicer compliment than hearing that someone is trying to recreate one of our cabins, Jim! I'm so glad your stay was good for your health, too, and I hope that you'll come back and see us again --...More

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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."
Jan. 8, 2018
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"Trondheim is probably the best suite. Cabins are all good. There are motel rooms, which are cheaper, we ..."
Dec. 13, 2017
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"Motel rooms are nice and roomy."
Aug. 23, 2017
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"Cabin #1 It was beautiful, quaint and charming. Perfect for a loving get away."
Nov. 17, 2016
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US$77 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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