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Shing Wako Resort

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24713 County Road 3, Merrifield, MN 56465-4496 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

We've been coming to this place for around 12 years. That says a lot. We stay in the newer cabins which are air conditioned and closer to the lake. Each cabin has a fire ring and a charcoal grill which we use a lot. There...More

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Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded October 10, 2013

Thank you for such a flattering review! We appreciate your family staying with us over the years. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to make your stay even better! See you next summer!

Reviewed August 8, 2010

We have vacationed at this resort every summer for years. When our kids were little the gradual shallow beach was perfect. Now that the children are young adults, we love the star gazing, paddle boats and kyaks. Marty and Sue are the bests hosts. Cabins...More

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Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded October 10, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort so generously. I am sorry for the delay in replying. I just discovered I can! We have truly enjoyed seeing your kids grow up over the years and thank you for the referrals you have...More

Reviewed August 5, 2010

I have nothing but praise for Shing Wako. We travelled there with 3 teens and an 11-year old. We stayed in one of the new cabins that is down at "lakefront", and it was very comfortable. There is an airconditioning unit in the kitchen which...More

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Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded October 10, 2013

Thank you for your most positive and descriptive review! My apologies for the delayed response and learning curve. We are happy that you enjoy the walk/run around our neighboring Silver Lake! It just adds another amenity we can offer without having to get into your...More

Reviewed March 17, 2008

My family really enjoyed the resort. Fishing was good, the cabins were clean and large enough so that we were not tripping on each other. Wireless access was very much appreciated. One recommendation is to bring a fan for the kitchen area. We were comfortable...More

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Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded October 10, 2013

Thank you for your flattering and helpful response! We have added some features to help in the kitchens. We look forward to your family staying with us again!

Reviewed December 12, 2007

We stayed at this resort for three years. They take such good care of the cabins and grounds. Lovely resort. Great grassy area for the kids to play and the beach is shallow, so great for younger kids. A bit pricey though.

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Response from Sue P, Owner at Shing Wako ResortResponded October 10, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to be our first Tripadvisor review! And a very positive review it was; what you wrote reflected very well what we want to offer our guests. We look forward to serving your family again!

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Shing Wako Resort is a quiet, relaxing family resort on Beautiful Lake Edward. Swim and fish in the lake or relax by your private fire ring. Lake Edward is over 2000 acres in size with sandy shores and clear water, More ideal swimming for big & little kids. Catch walleye, sunfish, crappies, northern pike, small & large mouth bass. Responsible jet skiing allowed. Resort Amenities: Reunions very welcome and popular! We have 18 cottages ranging from two bedroom cabins, one handicap accessible cabin and spacious reunion cottages. All have cable TV and wireless internet. Plus more what you come to a resort for - a large sandy swimming beach with clean, clear spring fed waters. Lots of green space for playing outdoors, playgrounds for big & little kids by the beach, horseshoe pits, volleyball, basketball, carpet-ball, boat & pontoon rentals and complimentary play boats (canoes, kayaks, paddle boats). Wireless high speed internet - Laundry - Beautiful sunsets - Green Cleaning. Our Very Popular Reunion Lodges offer you generous personal space when staying with a group, Sleep Number queen & kings beds, dishwashers, central air conditioning and free washers and dryers inside each unit. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
52
Price range
US$117 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Minnesota > Merrifield
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
52
Price range
US$117 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Minnesota > Merrifield
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Pool & Beach (15)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (15)
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Mary Ellen C
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Sue P | Property representative |
Hi Mary Ellen, First of all i want to apologize for taking so long to reply! Yes, we have a storm shelter on our resort grounds and posted suggestions of places to find shelter within your cabin.
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Mary Ellen C
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Sue P | Property representative |
Hi Mary Ellen, Wifi is included in the cost of your cabin. Sue
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"We can imagine during the season and Minnesota summer it is preferrable to choose a cabin with..."
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Jun. 23, 2014
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