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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Disappointed with cabin and mouse infestation, we caught 4 in 5 days. Resort provided traps but no other assistance and no financial relief from lost food while charging a high rate for small children above minimum occupancy.

Thank Wayne C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our growing family returns to Mantrap Lodge every three years, and we CAN'T WAIT to get there! The facilities are clean and comfortable; the owners are truly enjoyable and welcoming; and there's plenty to do for all 18 of us -- ages 81 to 9 months! In fact, Mantrap is so special to us that my sister (age 54) got... More 

Thank kburnham33
Shoreview, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2016

My family has been to Mantrap Lodge 11 times, since my boys were 4 & 7, now 17 & 20. Both have caught trophy size fish on the lake. The cabins have always been exceptionally clean and furnished. The activities are great for families and adults. We've even won the bingo jackpot a couple of times! It's our go-to spot... More 

Thank theheilmans
Minneapolis, MN
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47 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Our family does a week on a lake each summer. We chose Mantrap Lodge for summer 2015. It was great. The cabins are awesome with lots of nice touches and equipment to make your stay enjoyable. On rainy days we really enjoyed the main lodge with its cozy feel, old school arcade and games as well as a selection of... More 

Thank sdn123
Champlin, Minnesota, United States
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75 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

My family has been going to this resort on and off for just over 30 years! Resort is very clean and constantly updated. It is a great place for children as there are many activities scheduled during the week. The resort owners, Mike and Diane are incredibly nice and accommodating!

Thank Lori S
Waite Park, Minnesota
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This resort was very nice. I was there for my daughter's wedding, the accommodations for the reception were amazing. Unfortunately, it rained the whole time we were there for the wedding, but the management were so helpful. The reception hall was beautifully decorated. The cabin was really nice and clean. The setting is beautiful, hoping to go back some time... More 

Thank heidiminnesota
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

I spent three relaxing days recently at Matrap Lodge. I had a quaint and comfortable cabin overlooking Big Mantrap lake. I enjoyed many of the activities the resort offers including a beautiful boat ride on the large lake, bingo night, a hayride in the protected nature reserve ending back at a Mantrap camp fire (complete with 'smores) and a wonderful... More 

Thank Susan D
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84 reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

I'm so sad that we were rained out most of the weekend we were here. But the staff was extremely friendly and there were so many things to do! Cabins were in great shape and wonderfully sized according to how many they sleep! My husband and I cannot wait to plan a group outing here next summer too!

Thank Latisha M
Foley, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We had our wedding here June 6 2015. Diane, Lisa, mike, and Jeff went above and beyond to make our day special for us. They made sure we didn't have to worry about one thing. Anything we needed they didn't hesitate and they helped. Pictures don't do justice for this place. Words can't express how amazing the place is. Marcus... More 

Thank Brandicec1
Andover, Minnesota, United States
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We have been going to Mantrap lodge for the last ten years or so. We rebook the same week every year along with our other friends/families. We look forward to seeing each other every year as if it is a big family reunion. The cabins are welcoming, comfortable and clean. The owners, Mike, Diane and Jeff make us feel as... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We will make your Minnesota vacation one to remember at our Park Rapids resort. Mantrap Lodge is ideally situated on Mantrap Lake, with miles of undeveloped lake shore and some of the best fishing in Minnesota. Itasca State Park is minutes away where you can walk across the headwater of the Mississippi. We offer deluxe cabin rentals and specialize in providing vacations that cater to family fun. Mantrap Lodge is packed with more than your average resort. Your family will swim in our beautiful lake, heated pool, or hot tub; fish for bass, sunfish, and muskies; and hike through the wilderness that surrounds. We have a great rustic lodge, where we have ping pong, video movies and games, pool table, foosball and snacks. Surrounding is our famed playground with everything from sand volleyball to tetherball to horseshoes to swings. Everybody enjoys our weekly planned family activities, including our pizza party, bingo, waffle breakfast, hayride and marshmallow roast, minnow races, pool games, camp kidtrap, and much more! Amenities include: *Heated pool & Hot tub (Memorial - Labor Day) *Historic lodge and gift shop *Picnic area and private grills *Family resort activities *Laundry, bait, & modern fish cleaning house *Deluxe boat rentals with gas and oil *Free paddle boats, kayaks, & canoes *Large sandy beach & swimming dock *Free bikes and playground with swings *Horseshoes, volleyball, tetherball, & sand box *Hiking trails *Wilderness fishing on Big Mantrap Lake All cabins have full kitchens with microwaves, coffee makers, park style grills and more. All but 2 cabins have screened in porches, and 3-bedroom and larger cabins also have dishwashers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantrap Lodge

Address: 20725 Jewel Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470
Region: United States > Minnesota > Park Rapids
Number of rooms: 17
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“beautiful lake, great beach, water activities, pool, nice cabins”
 of 5 bubbles 141latisham, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Number 1 location for family time and wedding”
 of 5 bubbles Brandicec1, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I think all the cabins are nice at Mantrap Lodge. You can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles 138kristak, 14 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All the cabins are cool. I recommend the cabins near the lawn. A little farther from the main lodge ,but quiet and with a big lawn where kids can run around. Minutes to the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 856katherinev, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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