We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Aspen Lodge

Expedia.comUS$124*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Aspen Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Aspen Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Showing 144: English reviews
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The check-in time was longer then reasonable. One person on the desk and difficulty checking in. The carpet in the room needed to be cleaned, the carpet edge along the tile at the Jacuzzi was pulling ahead and the tack strip was exposed. The exterior doors into the building were not secured at all day or night. The room was...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Thomas S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The staff was nice, and the location was good, but this hotel is really run down. They need new carpets (ours was badly stained) and lots of little updates overall. The size of our room was GREAT- A king in one room with 2 queens attached- perfect for our family of 5. But that was the nicest thing I can...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Jen D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Upon arrival we noticed the building looked run down on the outside. The lobby wasn't too bad, needs updating though. The place doesn't smell very clean. The hallways were dirty and also smelled bad. We got checked in and went to our room...again "smelly " & ver hot and stuffy. Turned the ac on and took a quick look around...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Linda R
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

When we checked in the girl behind the desk was very nice! The hotel on the other hand was terrible. The hotel is very dated. The carpets were disgusting, our bed sheets were NOT clean., they had hair all over in them. We all slept in pants & long sleeve shirts (which I am contemplating burning) on top of the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ellie L
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Love the location of this property as it is within walking distance of everything in Grand Marais. Also very suitable free continental breakfast. The carpets need replacing and it is the most over chlorinated pool we have experienced. Your swimwear reeks even after rinsing. We have stayed there three different times with hopes that the chlorine issue will improve, but...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank tagw
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Front desk workers were nice. However our room was right off the main lobby with stairs above the bedroom, so it was noisy! Carpets in our room were filthy. Kleenex stuffed in the screens. Had to hit the toilet to get it to fill. Pretty run down, yucky place to stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Beth B
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My daughter and I traveled to Grand Marais last Friday so that I could take her to the Superior Hiking Trail trails head the following morning. When we got to the Aspen Lodge at around 5:30PM we were told that our room wasn't ready. We were tired and hungry so went to grab a bite to eat (another story). We...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Susan P
River Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Don't stay here. When we arrived (check-in time, 3:00) we were told that our room was not cleaned yet. I asked if we could place our bags in the room and then head out to the beach. The woman at the desk said that we shouldn't put our bags in the room because she didn't trust the cleaners. She said,...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Betopp1179
Andover, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This hotel is poorly run and tremendously understaffed. I never saw a manager and the attitudes of the employees were really poor. We had a nice view from the third floor of the lake but it's a walk to get there. Room was dingy. Carpet needed cleaning in the room and hallways. Breakfast is free but pretty limited, continental with...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tom55304
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Always love visiting grand Marais and have stayed here before many years ago while snowmobiling. It has really gone downhill! First, they are so understaffed, can't get rooms turned around, we waited 1 hr past promised check-in @4, even given keys to our room and it was still dirty! Spacious rooms, nice linens but carpet filthy, tv from the 70's....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank charlotte g

21 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (14)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Grand Marais
0.1 mi away
Best Western Plus Superior Inn & Suites
0.2 mi away
East Bay Suites
East Bay Suites
#3 of 10 in Grand Marais
266 reviews
0.3 mi away
The Shoreline Inn
The Shoreline Inn
#9 of 10 in Grand Marais
102 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
19.4 mi away
Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior
1.3 mi away
Aspen Inn
Aspen Inn
#7 of 10 in Grand Marais
60 reviews
0.4 mi away
Harbor Inn Restaurant & Motel
Harbor Inn Restaurant & Motel
#6 of 10 in Grand Marais
99 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aspen Lodge, located on the east edge of Grand Marais, is an in-town lodge and your ideal, four-season, vacation getaway. Nestled in a park-like setting, with views of Artists' Point, East Bay and the Coast Guard Station, Aspen Lodge is an easy walk to shops, restaurants and entertainment. The beautiful swimming pool, giant whirlpool spa, sauna and sundeck are a favorite for end-of-day relaxing. For different family needs, Aspen Lodge offers a variety of room-types, many with lake or wooded views, especially colorful in the fall. These include king or double-queen rooms, family suites, in-room spas and some handicap accessible rooms. After a long day exploring, relax in the fireside lobby for cards, games and reading. For meetings, workshops or family reunions, a hospitality room for 10-25 is available. - Pool, giant whirlpool spa & sauna -Breathtaking Lake Superior & Artists' Point views -Free WIFI and Continental Breakfast -In-room refrigerators and Free guest laundry -Free local calls, voice mail, and message service -Air-conditioned, Smoke-free building -Walk to shops and restaurants -Meeting room for 10-25 -Closest to North Shore State Snowmobile Trail -Boat & trailer parking with winter plug-ins ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aspen Lodge

Address: 208 E Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-4403
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: £85 - £154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aspen Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 53
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets and Hotel.de so you can book your Aspen Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Aspen Hotel Grand Marais
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Aspen Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Third floor has best Lake Superior views; no elevator on property.”
JanieD67, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Third floor in Aspen Lodge has a wonderful view!!!”
, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel.”
lindarB6428RO, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor has best view of Lake Superior, as lower floors are sometimes blocked by trees.”
tagw, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face lake, 2 floors no elevator so keep that in mind”
charlottegK4118KV, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Expedia.com
US$124* /night
View Deal
Hotels.comUS$124
TripAdvisorUS$124
TravelocityUS$124
View all 7 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates