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Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

#2 of 4 Hotels in Tofte
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chaska, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a trip with another family and needed a place we could all stay together. Bluefin Bay's Grand Superior 3 bedroom was PERFECT. I couldn't have asked for more out of the space and accommodations. We had two dogs with us as well. 110pounder and a 30pounder. Walking in to the unit was main living space with a well...

Thank karenrar
BluefinGM, Manager at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the feedback on your stay at Bluefin Bay and your Coho Café experience. We would like to apologize for the poor service you received at Coho. We want to let you know that we will be working with the team to ensure we are able to handle a group of 8 without the long wait times...

Deerwood, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were looking for a 1 night stay without spending a whole lot. We travel up the North Shore quite a bit so a lake view is not something we worry about (anywhere you stay, you can walk outside and see the lake in a matter of minutes). For this reason, we picked a Hillside room. This room was very...

Thank TamaraJP
BluefinGM, Manager at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Hello Tamara, Thanks so much for your feedback on your Bluefin Grille experience on March 12th. Although I don’t enjoy it when we get negative feedback we can only improve if we know what isn’t working. Sunday, March 12th was not our finest hour and I would like to apologize personally. Typically this is our slower season and we staff...

thunder bay
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I visit The Bluefin several times of the year. I find everything I am looking for in a two day getaway every time. It is evident in the service and amenities, that they strive for excellence across the board. Never disappointed. The benchmark!!

Thank anna-marie d
Superior, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for a short getaway. The wood fireplace and Jacuzzi tub are nice in room touches. But it's the views that make it all worth it! The crashing waves right outside your window are so relaxing. Great views of sunrises and sunsets right from your bedroom.

Thank Merryrv
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great Condo. So close to beautiful Lake Superior. Can just sit watch and listen to the waves. A heavenly get away! Lovely jacuzzi tub, fireplace plenty of room for 3 couples. Close to their great restaurant

Thank Kay P
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been stopping at this place for over 40 years. I started coming here as a boy when I would to up canoeing with my dad and it was Olson's motel. They have only improved it. It is a great all around service place. Good food and outfitting. They really aim to please and no matter what time of...

Thank Pete_and_Tara
Champlin, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Walking in the front door after late check in and finding it smelled so badly of smoke damage. Smoke dectector had been pulled off the wall. Called the front desk and they sent some one out. They offered re clean the room for us, but at 9pm. All they could do is spray some febreeze. After they left and we...

Thank sorensenerika
BluefinGM, Manager at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Hello Erika, In response to your recent review reflecting your stay with us back in November of 2016, I once again apologize for your negative experience. Once again, in reference to the smoke smell in your unit, our findings showed that more than likely the guest who occupied your unit prior to your arrival must have started a fire in...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was our 4th time visiting Bluefin Bay resort properties, our first winter stay. It's wonderful to have the mesmerizing view of Lake Superior with floor to ceiling windows and a crackling wood fire in the background while you read a good book in your pajamas with your spouse. We love it there! The staff is especially friendly and helpful....

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Vacationing at Bluefin Bay has been a family tradition for over 20 years. There is no better place in MN than the North Shore and no better to enhance your stay than Bluefin Bay. Beautiful rooms, wonderful staff, fantastic dining options, numerous fun activities, not to mention breath taking views of Lake Superior. Bluefin Bay is the perfect place to...

1Thank Berditzman
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Let me start off by saying that the environment, rooms, and location are great for a honeymoon. In many ways, I can agree with a lot of the positive reviews writing on TripAdvisor. However, both my wife and I left the resort feeling like the resort could have done much more. This is the reason I am rating it as...

4Thank nide0006
BluefinGM, Manager at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, responded to this review

Hello Dustin, I appreciate your honesty and sincerity in your recent review. I can understand your concern and disappointment. At Bluefin, we really try very hard to accommodate our guests in every way we can, we are staffed with people who really do care. Bluefin Family of Resorts is operated by an Association which sets the policies and rules. It’s...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior is unmatched in its intimate proximity to the largest freshwater lake in the world – Lake Superior. The stunning views, warm and friendly hospitality, award-winning restaurants, and a full-service resort with complimentary outdoor equipment and activities are the hallmarks of Bluefin Bay. Choose from hotel suites, or one, two or three bedroom condos on the lake. Our restaurants, the Bluefin Grille and Coho Café and Bakery also overlook the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

Address: 7192 W Highway 61, Tofte, MN 55615-8615
Region: United States > Minnesota > Tofte
Price Range: $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior 4*
Number of rooms: 133
Also Known As:
Bluefin Bay On Lake Superior Hotel Tofte
Bluefin Bay Hotel
Bluefin Bay Tofte
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“Unit 58 A, B +C had amazing views of the lake and easy access to everything.”
  • Big Dog looking out master bedroom window near bathtub.
karenrar, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Loved how close to the lake Condo 11 was. And very quiet only the waves”
912kayp, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book in one of the Grand Superior units as they are on the new side.”
sorensenerika, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“call well in advance as this resort is popular year round...they take reservations 13 months in advance...”
haackerobert, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are 3 for 2 night specials certain weekends in January which make the rooms much more budget friendly.”
marykayk2015, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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