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Aspen Inn is nestled at the edge of the forest, conveniently on Hwy 61 as you come into town from Duluth or the Twin Cities. Tucked in behind northwoods landscaping, it fits right in with a peaceful, North Shore getaway, as many rooms overlook quiet aspen and spruce. A guest favorite... our spacious whirlpool- sauna centered in a sunlit room, is off a relaxing deck, surrounded by spruce, aspen and lilac for privacy.Guests may choose from a room with a king, two queen beds or family suite. All rooms are air conditioned and have refrigerators. Near restaurants and entertainment or minutes from the center of Grand Marais and Lake Superior. -Giant whirlpool spa, sauna, sundeck -Free WIFI and Continental Breakfast -Free local calls, voice mail, and message service -Free guest laundry -Truck, bus or trailer parking with winter plug-ins -Cable TV - 52 channels - HBO -Pets with permission
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Room features
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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The check in and housekeeping staff were nice. Our room was the most discusting motel room we have ever seen The carpeting was the worst. Extremely soiled, dirty, filthy, old, worn, unsanitary and gagging. The floor moulding was falling off, absent, chipped, warped, dirty and
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My son was doing a week-long course at the North House, and I just needed a place for us to stay that was close to town so I could work at the library all day without doing a lot of driving. The Aspen Inn was perfect. The rooms were large, the beds were comfortable, everything
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Older and showing it’s age in one or two places but very clean. Nice big parking spaces and was able to park right in front of my door. I liked the coffee maker. Wifi worked well. Really nice, soft, fluffy towels which actually dried me. There is a small breakfast area next to
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We stopped for a night to stay as we did the Lake Superior Circle tour. I was expecting a little better motel. The lady at the front desk was very nice and helpful. The room itself was not dirty but not really clean. Bathroom looked like it was 100 years old. Not impressed for
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High points: beds were comfortable, place was quiet. Low points: tub was dirty, outlets would not hold a plug, the place was getting a new roof and parking area was scattered with debris and didn't even look open. Office staff didn't seem to even care we were there.
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King or two queens & family suite
bathroom wasn't awful just dated. except the hairs in the shower.
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Double queen room
Is this hotel across the street from Aspen Lodge?
No, Aspen Lodge is farther north in town, Aspen Inn is a little south of down town, not in walking distance.
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"They do have smoking rooms, so be specific when making your reservations"
"Second floor was quiet, but we did have to lug our suitcases up the stairs."
"Choose the 'motel' side for the true North Shore experience!"
"pet friendly"
"go elsewhere"
US$72 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesMinnesotaGrand Marais
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