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North Shore Lodge

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Hard to find, very old and just little adapted for living. Cold (in August)! Extremely thin walls and ceilings (you hear all night long every rustle), huge gaps between all doors (even entrance!) and floor, no internet (but should be!). Extremely stiff beds and pillows, oldest bedding and blankets.Spiders everywhere! Peeled off doors and walls. Absence of outlets. For the...

1Thank Svitlana88
Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I visited this motel while on a road trip through Michigan and Wisconsin and stayed for one night. The location was fantastic. The beach is a few hundred feet away and it was stunning. We booked a king room, but when we arrived there was not one available. We understand things like this happen so we would...

Thank Jeni685
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in September and some of the outlets didn't work. No problem hearing people walking around upstairs. We really did enjoy our stay, as all we really did here, is lay our heads to sleep. So, we booked to stay again. Then here it is, three days before our trip, they called saying, they are closing early. So our reservations...

Thank Linda25152
Middlebury, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I prepaid for two nights, but left after the first. No A/C, the TV didn't work, wi-fi spporadic... no hairdryer, not particularly clean, and the door wouldn't lock properly (rm 34), the frame was all wonky like it had been jimmied, and the deadbolt wouldn't engage. No one in the office to talk to...so i just let it go for...

Thank Lynn H
Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

To start with the location of this hotel is Prime real estate. It is within a few hundred feet of the shore on a peninsula. We could not find it to begin with because it listed as a visitor centeron the sign outside . When we got there the note on the door said no ice cream and no restaurant...

Thank 446raymondr
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed on a Sunday night with no notice, and were immediately given a warm welcome by Chris and Chelsea (presumably the owners, as they were there in the evening and the next morning at checkout). The gift shop was well stocked and fun. Sadly, the restaurant and ice cream shop were closed. We were checked into a basic but...

1Thank Andrea A
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Looking for a no frills place to stay in Grand Marais ? This is your place. OK pricing, but VERY basic room - nice comfy chairs however. Rooms were large, and clean, but the older part of the motel where we stayed needs some TLC. No locks on the sliding windows........ Two free bags of ice for your coolers come...

3Thank john P
Howell, Michigan
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Been coming for years and every year it has gotten worse. Very Sad, Love the town and people but wont stay here anymore. Toilet did not work, my son tried to fix himself a few times. Screens had holes in them and hallway was nasty. Get a Shop Vac

Thank RobnKara
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This place was horrible!! No hot water, ceiling fans don't work tv was snowy it was filthy!!! I would never stay here again and I wouldn't recommend it to anybody. We also got a call 5 minutes before we arrived saying that there was a mistake made and that they had a different hotel for us.

Thank Alexis C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Used to come here every summer, but it's been 4 or 5 years. Was shocked by how far it had gone downhill and at how high the price--though I admit the old pricing was a great deal. Now the pool, sauna, hot tub and ping pong table are gone. So are the dining room, the chairs by the door to...

Thank Katherine C

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Additional Information about North Shore Lodge

Address: 22020 Coast Guard Point, Box 211, Grand Marais, MI 49839 (Formerly America's Best Value North Shore Lodge)
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Grand Marais
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
America`s Best Value North Shore Hotel Grand Marais
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“Don't book to this lodge!!!”
Svitlana88, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if you want to see the lake, you need to be on the second floor, but it's still not much of a view.”
843lynnh, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, west building furthest north.”
johnP118, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to get a room in the older section.”
KateMichigan, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check further in the town for other accommodations”
sharonmF9882EC, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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