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MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I traveled from Naperville, IL and stayed with Max and Sherri for 2 nights while visiting Grand Marais,MN. The Bed and breakfast was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was shared with other guests around a large table and both mornings it was wonderful! Sheri and Max were delightful!

1Thank KWilber
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We just returned from 4 wonderful nights at MacArthur House B&B and couldn't be happier with our experience. Max and Sherri made us feel comfortable and welcome, offered great recommendations yet were so respectful of our time and space. Our room exceeded our expectations. It was spacious, spotless, bright with so many windows and had wonderful views. We appreciated the...

1Thank lrubell
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Recently, I took a three day class at the North House Folk School. We chose this B and B, because of the reasonable price for a B and B and its proximity to NHFS. ( I was two blocks up the hill from the school). This B and B was just blocks from most places one would need to go...

1Thank brendamI7911BT
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 May 2016

It is with sadness that I write this review. I am a lifelong visitor to Grand Marais. My family has had roots here for more than 125 years. My husband and I stayed here in their cabins twice, once in 2014 and then in 2015. The cabin we rented was old but clean. However, in 2015, the stove had been...

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smax7737, Owner at MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We decided to write a response because our guests and future guests need to know the other side of the story. First of all we love kids. We have 5 of our own. And 3 grandchildren. Children are always welcome at MacArthur House Cabins. Most of our cabins rented throughout the summer have children. Your group is the only one...

Carlton, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We have traveled extensively throughout Europe and the US and the MacArthur House B&B is one of the best B&Bs that we have ever stayed in. Max and Sherri were outstanding hosts and the breakfasts were simply top shelf. They have a great location and is just a short walk to the downtown area of Grand Marais.

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed at the MacArthur House overnight while hiking a tour North Shore waterfalls. Max and Sherri were accommodating, welcoming, and helpful. Our room was just what we needed, with a beautiful view of Lake Superior. We were the youngest people there by quite a bit, and the other guests were wonderful resources as we planned the rest of our...

1Thank Jordan H
Marion, Iowa
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Sherri and Max are great hosts - knowledgeable about the area and very helpful. As I mentioned in the title, the suite we had was very well decorated, with great views of Lake Superior just 3 blocks away down the hill. The breakfasts were always delicious with typically a fritata or other egg-based main and fresh fruit. Muffins or coffee...

1Thank Jeff R
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Do not...I repeat...do not stay here if you have children!!! They are not kid friendly! The cabins are clean and cared for, although the beds are hard as rock. It is within walking distance to town and the property has been remodeled. But, I have never in all of our extensive family travels stayed in a more unfriendly place towards...

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smax7737, Owner at MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Where do we start? We decided to write a response because our guests and future guests need to know the other side of the story. We had a long discussion with our caretakers concerning your family's stay. There were a number of complaints and phone calls from the other guests staying at the same time.Complaints that the kids where running,...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Our favorite place to get away is the northshore of Lake Superior. We have visited Grand Marais many times but never stayed overnight. This time we decided to stay and we chose MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast. It was outstanding. Great location. Nice rooms with many choices for size and amenities. Owners are very personable. Highly recommend a visit!

Thank aketo51
Elk River
Reviewed 8 October 2015

"Like Home", beautiful B&B. We have been staying at MacArthur House for many years and continue to return. Max and Sheri are like family and the breakfasts are delicious. We stayed in the Birch Room on the first floor, the room was bright, sunny and always extremely clean. Best place to stay when you visit Grand Marais. A short walk...

1Thank Peggy F

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about MacArthur House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 520 W Second Street . P.O. Box 1270, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All cabins are clean and spacious.”
billdrazich, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Superior Room and loved it! Quiet, bright, spotless and spacious.”
lrubell, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms seemed like good options. Our room was the least expensive and very comfortable.”
brendamI7911BT, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“South side rooms have views of Lake Superior”
607jeffr, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Don't like stairs, choose the Birch Room on the first floor!”
PeggyF289, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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