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Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Once you are there, you wouldn't have to leave. They have everything you need and the place is well run. For as busy as it was, it didn't usually feel crowded. The free breakfast is the best I've experienced. The Wifi only worked half the time.

Thank cuTRis
Grand Marais
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This resort has a great location and some of the cabins are literally 10 yds off the beach. The resort has great history and I understand they probably want to hold on to that history in the way that the main lodge lobby is decorated, etc but I don't understand why the resort does not reinvest in some of their...

1Thank Andrew B
Mendota Heights, MN
Reviewed 13 September 2015

One of my favorite resorts in Minnesota is Ruttger's in Bemidji, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. The resort is over 100 years old, but it's been kept up well. Many of the cabins are located within a few feet of the water's edge. Ruttger's in Bemidji has many amenities: small fitness center, indoor swimming pool & sauna, play...

Thank BillyPuba
Green Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 30 August 2015

What a setting right next to the lakes edge. My great grand niece was our server and quite good at what she does. Walleye was the special and very tasty. As we ate the lodge old wooden crist craft boat returned with it's passengers. The boat was pulled out of the water, wiped down and stored in it's shed next...

Thank azroadster
Park River, North Dakota
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed in a 3 bedroom cabin. Very clean and comfy. 30 feet from the water. Resturant is very busy so make a reservation early. Had a lot of fun. Stayed with 3 other couples we were on a motorcycle trip with but would be a great place to take the kids.

Thank CoryBob-O1
Hallock, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We stayed this weekend in Cedar Lodge. Both the fair and dragon boat races were happening this weekend, and when we arrived in Bemidji we learned that there had been an error in booking so we had no hotel room. Lucky for us, Ruttgers had a room that would accommodate our family. The resort is very historic, and we loved...

2Thank Corinne L
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Stayed in lodge with room facing lake. Beautiful view. Room as expected - not fancy but rustic and fit our needs. Went kayaking with their equipment on lake. Great fun. Enjoyed 3 meals there. Recommend walleye everything. Perfect for families of all ages.

Thank Maureen D
Snow Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We had a lakefront room in the Cedar Lodge. Great views! Enjoyed the lake with the kids. They swam in the lake and the pool. The breakfast, which was complimentary with your stay, was very nice. Can't wait to come back!

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I thought Ruttgers would be awesome before we went there, but I had no idea! We were able to swim in both the lake and pool, kayak, and bike. My husband and I even got to have dates because of their awesome free with the stay children's program! The staff was wonderful and accommodating! If you're staying, the lakeside rooms...

2Thank kkooken
Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 June 2015

My family has a history with Ruttger's, my parents met there and I worked there as a waitress in the restaurant in the early 1980's. I stayed in the hotel 2 years ago. That said, we love to go eat on the terrace by the lake. They have the Minnesota version of crab cakes made with walleye and wild rice....

1Thank janc468

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

Address: 7598 Bemidji Rd NE, Bemidji, MN 56601-9576
Region: United States > Minnesota > Bemidji
Price Range: $100 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Solo traveler can stay in hotel, family can get a cabin.”
elhide, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Several options for groups or families or couples. Staff very helpful in picking.”
harleycoupleWinnipeg, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance.”
cuTRis, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a cabin next to the lakeshore.”
BillyPuba, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Maybe a cabin would be better :)”
CorinneL432, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
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