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Surfside on Lake Superior

#3 of 4 Hotels in Tofte
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This was our second stay at Surfside Resort. We stayed in a Master Suite #7B. Check-in was easy and quick with a friendly woman and our room was ready so we were able to check in early. Upon entering our room, I noticed that it appeared to have been cleaned very quickly. A cupboard door was open in the kitchenette...

Thank Jackie-CG
BluefinGM, General Manager at Surfside on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your constructive comments. I sincerely apologize that you found problems with the cleaning of your room and also found light bulbs out. We are in the process of converting all of our homes at Surfside, Bluefin Bay and Temperance Landing to LED bulbs. Not only are these more energy efficient, but each bulb lasts many...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Alone time to relax on the north shore. Stayed in the master suite again. The room is large with plenty of space to move around. Great bathroom and the jacuzzi was very relaxing. Really enjoy just sitting on the patio and staring at the lake and forgetting the problems of daily living. Surfside is a very special place. Will be...

Thank mnwild2015
Winona, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We had a perfect family vacation. Professional, friendly,and responsive staff. Spacious, clean and comfortable accommodations. Exceptional location, quiet, and a stones throw away from Lake Superior quintessential shoreline. Great Spa.

Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Love, love, love Surfside! Our family has been here twice and each time were delighted by two key things: 1) the accommodations are contemporary, artful, multi-dimensional and just make you feel like you're in a special place. You have privacy right on Lake Superior and the view is amazing. 2) Surfside rests on a rocky hillside that's fun to explore...

1Thank Mary M
Maple Lake, MN
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I am always looking for the best place for us to stay with our westies. We loved it at Surfside! Coho and BlueFin offered food delivery which used each night we were there as we didn't want to leave our pups. The room was clean and comfy. My hubby had a mishap with a champagne bottle and housekeeping arrived and...

1Thank Oscarsmomma
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a few days while on a north shore trip. Pros: The room was fabulous! We got a master suite. I was expecting a typical king bed hotel room however the room was huge with plenty of living space. The bathroom was huge, the living room (with wall mounted movable TV and gorgeous fireplace)...

2Thank Vanessagrausam
BluefinGM, General Manager at Surfside on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort and give us feedback on how we're doing. Our Surfside Guest Services building is open 9AM - 7PM daily during the summer, fall, and holiday periods and on weekends during the slower seasons, providing check-in, check-out, area information, recreational equipment, and other services, while Bluefin Bay Guest Services...

Reviewed 4 July 2015

I was at Surfside from June 23 to June 28. I was at a chamber music workshop there. We ate at the Blue fin bay restaurant. On June 27 we had a picnic outside of blue Fin bay. It was a nice evening along the lake.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We have been three straight years with a large family. So many things to do that the resort provides for you. Service is impeccable and the accommodations are very functional,relaxing, and top notch. What we like most is there are things to do for everyone from the small kids to older adults. You will not be disappointed!

1Thank Hoss92
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Although this was our first stay at Surfside, we have been staying at the sister resort, Bluefin, for years so we had a pretty good idea of what to expect. This exceeded even those high expectations. Check-in: The check-in people were very pleasant and friendly. We were told to check-in at Bluefin Bay, about a mile North of Surfside. I...

9Thank Crescoia
Reviewed 17 April 2015

A girlfriend and I stayed here for a spa getaway weekend. I found a package on the website, called to book, and called the following day to book spa services. There was confusion surrounding a gift card to the Surfside on-site restaurant, which did end-up being closed this month, but the resort simply deducted the value from our hotel. When...

4Thank JRDogMama

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Lutsen/Tofte area, just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from the Twin Cities. Surfside on Lake Superior™ is set against the backdrop of the Sawtooth Mountains, surrounded by Lake Superior and the magnificent Superior National Forest. Surfside combines all the comforts of a luxury vacation on the North Shore, with the rewards and benefits of owning a second home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfside on Lake Superior

Address: Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615
Region: United States > Minnesota > Tofte
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Surfside on Lake Superior 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Rent an entire townhouse (3000 & sleeps 8), the main level plus loft (sleeps 6) or just the lower level suite (sleeps 2 with a jacuzzi).”
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“Be sure to find the trail to lead you to the beach!”
  • Giant tub and comfy chairs in Master Suite
  • Master Suite bed and kitchenette
Simbet, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong: they're all ON the lake.”
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“Ask for end units for quiet seclusion and privacy.”
385chrissys, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“end rooms seem to have better views & south side is newer”
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