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Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We had an entire cabin that sleeps six to ourselves and our two big dogs (they loved it as well.) We cooked most of our meals and ate on the deck overlooking Gunflint Lake. So quiet, peaceful and romantic. When we felt like company we took our drinks down to the screened in porch of the lodge and enjoyed many...

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We had the best time at Cross River Lodge! We went as a mini-vacation/anniversary get away in mid October. It was one of the best experiences at a Lodge we have ever had. John and Rose were unbelievably accommodating and so nice! It had a bed and breakfast feel to it but with tons of privacy at the same time....

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Dayton, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We have vacationed at Cross River for the last three years. John and Rose are definitely the Hostess’s with the mostess’s!! The lodge, lodge rooms, and cabins are top notch. Cross River Lodge is so beautiful. John and Rose make you feel like Family. John is an outstanding cook, we look forward to the made to order awesome breakfast every...

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Pittsburg, Kansas
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We just spent our fifth vacation in a row at Cross River Lodge this past July. We stay in a cabin called "Up North" and it's perfect for us. The owners, John and Rose, are welcoming, friendly, and fun. The "made to order" breakfasts by John--every day--are superb! Can't wait until next year. Is it July yet?

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2Thank Shirley D
Turon, Kansas
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We stayed at Cross River Lodge for the first time in late September....a beautiful place and beautiful hostess and host. In years of stays in the area, these are top notch lodge suites, great breakfast and all around just down to earth people. We are talking to our family about a possible wedding and retreat there next year...just find us...

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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We have been visiting this resort for the past 14 years - with multiple visits many of those years. The serenity, beauty and customer service are just a few of the reasons we make this resort our destination year after year. With no cell service up the Gunflint Trail and limited internet access (and grocery stores) - you can truly...

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Cabin was very clean and more modern than expected. The view from our cabin was right on the lake so it was an added bonus. You will need to bring food with you or drive back to Grand Marias to grocery shop. John and Rose were great hosts. I would recommend this property to friends and family.

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1Thank Christine G
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

In addition to the outstanding service and absolutely lovely cabins, they have now added a most delicious breakfast each morning included in the cost. John and Rose keep you wanting to come back for more because of their open nature and great personalities. Thank you once again for an outstanding two weeks. We have no hesitation about returning in the...

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Our family has been coming to Cross River Lodge for the last 4 years and this year we extended our trip to 10 days and it still wasn't long enough! The hospitality of John, Rose and their staff is second to none. The breakfast is fantastic and the rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. It is the most relaxing vacation...

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Thank Kent C
Hastings, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 August 2015

What a beautiful place. John was sooo nice and welcoming. Great people. I have nothing bad to say about this place. The only reason I gave 4 stars is because when I made the reservation I said this was my first time. I'm disappointed that I wasn't told there was NO cell phone service, that I should of gone to...

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Johhhhn, Owner at Cross River Lodge, responded to this review

For not spending a night with us, I will accept this as a great review! We are indeed located right next to the BWCAW which means Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Yes...WILDERNESS! This is where our guests come to disconnect from the digital world. Yes...we do have limited internet in the lodge via satellite and we have a large screen...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John and Rose want to welcome you to our wilderness paradise and find some relaxation. We can point you towards whatever it is you are looking to do...or maybe it's a new adventure for your exploration. Sudbury Meteorite Ejecta field very near lodge. No liquor license but BYOB and it is welcome in the lodge. Come sit by our historic fireplace or on our screened porch and relax...We have suites above the lodge and cabins available. We have a "no surprise" pricing policy. Our price plus sales and lodging tax is the price. NO RESORT OR HIDDEN FEES! Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cross River Lodge

Address: 196 N Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2082 (Formerly Moosehorn Lodge)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Angler suite is the smallest of the three lodge rooms, it's bed faces out over the lake and is wonderful for couples, quiet and relaxing..”
  • View of sunrise on Gunflint Lake
 of 5 bubbles WalksFar2, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge has the best views. The cabins are larger with many more home like features but there is a TV in the Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles sharrenw2015, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lodge rooms don't allow pets, but all the cabins (and the owners) are pet friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyD734, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge suites are on second floor and accessible by stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Kansastravellor, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Wolf Den. We sat drinking our morning coffee on our deck listening to the loons as the sun was rising through the trees.”
 of 5 bubbles loisl614, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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