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Trailside Cabins and Motel

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    Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

    I've been coming here ever since I was little and have such great memories. We stayed in "Pal" and loved it. It was very clean, rustic and has a real cabin-y feel about it. The only drawback were the curtains. They were very thin so the light outside would shine through but we ended up putting blankets over the windows....

    Thank Gina B
    Le Center, Minnesota
    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    we stayed in one of the motel rooms. Clean with coffee maker and frig. Quiet at night. Close enough to walk everywhere Grand Marais! Asked for more coffee but received only one pack. Could have used two. Will come back. Price was very reasonable! No frills. .. it seems they celebrate all things North Shore. . .as it should be....

    Thank etraxler2014
    Houghton, Michigan
    Reviewed 9 August 2016

    We were on a motorcycle trip and when we drove through town we saw this place and thought we would try it. Glad we did, nothing special but the stay was fine. Quiet and peaceful. Bathroom was pretty small but functional. Loved the homemade quilt on the bed.

    Thank Suzanne P
    Alexandria, Minnesota
    Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

    Nice play, very quiet. We loved how close it was to town and the walking trail. Cabin was clean and had everything you could need. One thing we had an issue was the bed. It was obviously super old as it had no support and the V to the middle made it difficult to sleep! That was the only issue...

    Thank 436garretr
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Reviewed 9 January 2016

    My husband and I have stayed here twice in the last 5 years. The family that owns this resort are nice and helpful. We have stayed a long weekend in kari's Cabin, which was the perfect little get away for 2 during the fall. Our second time we stayed was for one night, we stayed in the hotel portion of...

    Thank Lina L
    Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
    Reviewed 12 October 2015

    This has been the location of choice the last two years for an annual trek during fall peak color time. Have stayed in Cabin 1 and 17. The location is very convenient to restaurants and bars in Grand Marais. It is less than a mile into town, so you can walk to most locations if you choose. Also, it is...

    Thank mprochn
    Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here last year as well and it's just as good this year as last. We stayed in cabin 4 this year. 2 bedrooms and a mainroom with futon couch and kitchen. Love that we can cook meals here. We travel with 3 border collies and while some places only allow one or two dogs, Trailside is OK with...

    Thank NrthwoodsGal
    Alamogordo, New Mexico
    Reviewed 24 August 2015

    Our cabin was clean, cool, and the bed was comfy. Everything worked OK, however the bath is very small and the shower was really tiny. There is no maid service and no ice. The walls are really thin so you hear everything from next door.

    Thank ChuckBrooks
    Reviewed 4 August 2015

    TrailLodge was recommended due to the close proximity to the campgrounds, where a large group of our family stayed. We did not want to tent it, so went for cabin 9. If it weren't for the mold and unusable shower I would recommend it, even without a kitchen (there was only a 4 cup coffee maker, small micro and small...

    1Thank Val W
    New Zealand
    Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

    Great place to stay - seamless move in/move out process from when we arrived (late at night) to when we departed. Very scenic and close to a number of trails. Our cabin was in spotless condition and had everything we needed! Will definitely be staying here again - thank you Trailside!!

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    Official Description (provided by the hotel)
    Retro (circa 1950's) cottages and motel rooms. ... more   less 

    Additional Information about Trailside Cabins and Motel

    Address: Box 155, Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
    Price Range: $53 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Number of rooms: 14
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    “Try a newer cabin, as the older cabin we stayed in was moldy (icky carpet) and the shower was not large enough for an adult.”
     of 5 bubbles 282valw, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
    “We were relatively close to 61 in Big Cabin and didn't have a noise problem. I could see how rooms right on the road could - they are motel rooms.”
     of 5 bubbles Bensfamily, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
    “Some of the cabins are newer than others. If traffic noise bothers you, ask to be further from the hwy.”
     of 5 bubbles MSS827, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
    “If you're trying to pick sizes, go for the larger one. There's not much of a price difference, but if this place were a clothing store, let's say things run small.”
     of 5 bubbles TaylorD924, 11 Oct 2012 | Read review
    “Their website doesn't seem to have a property map, so if you go, you're kinda guessing what part of the property you're on. Some cabins are very close together.”
     of 5 bubbles Milesb1213, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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