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All reviewslarge picturekitchenette roomview of the lakenorth shorethe superior hiking trailmom and popevery eveningreasonable ratesgrand portagecoffee makerfree wifidefinitely stay here againbed was very comfortablehollychannelsmilesamenities
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented #18 for a week - a suite with a kitchenette and bedroom. I should say “we” in quotes because my wife spent most of the week backpacking on the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT). I’m not up for that kind of rigor any more,...More

Thank jzakelj
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Since you left, I have pulled out my old Field Identification Birds of North America book and have it sitting near my binoculars. I had not realized the number of birds who make their home (or make their way through!)...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed our stays here in the past, but it now under new ownership and it a delightful interlude in your trip. Holly and Todd obviously love living on the North Shore and share their delight and exuberance with their guests. My husband and...More

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Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and hope the remainder of your trip with your Grandson is awesome. What wonderful memories!

Reviewed May 8, 2018

We stayed in a suite with a kitchenette and bedroom. It was just two of us and we found it to be plenty of space for us. Kitchen has nice full size refrigerator, microwave, stove, etc. Has a wonderful homey feel. The Positives: A large...More

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Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We do have free WiFi access--but we are always happy when folks unplug while on the North Shore. Work and emails will be there when you get...More

Reviewed January 31, 2018

Was looking forward to booking here as it is advertised as pet-friendly. THIS IS A LIE. They are NOT PET FRIENDLY AND SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES FOR ADVERTISING AS SUCH ON THIS WEBSITE. I keep hearing how dog-friendly Grand Marais is supposed to be,...More

Thank CelticHeather
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded February 2, 2018

Actually, we have been advertising that The Outpost would be moving to pet free as of January 1, 2018 since the last quarter of last year--because we realize that many people have stayed here with their pets in the past. We attempted to give everyone...More

Reviewed December 17, 2017

This was the 4th time we've stayed here with our 3 grand kids ages 21-18-16 (their favorite place to go We taken them to the Dells, Hayward, WI and South Dakota. We stayed here a couple of years ago, and it wasn't a pleasant experience,...More

Thank Judy N
Response from outpostmotel1833, Owner at The Outpost MotelResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! There was a short period where the staffing was not the right fit--but the prior owners realized this. It was a priority for them to make the corrections and get The Outpost back to what it had...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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US$49 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$49 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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"The extra amenities and space of the kitchenette suite were well worth the extra cost."
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"Great view of Lake Superior (across the street) from all rooms."
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"#18 faces the lake!"
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"I dont believe they sell ice cubes at this hotel. So you might want to buy some in town."
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