Lutsen Resort

Stay at Lutsen Lodge in Minnesota; Dates Available into December

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Hotel at a Glance: Lutsen Lodge

At this Scandinavian-inspired lodge, which dates back to the 19th century, towering pine trees reflect on the placid surface of Lake Superior. Guests have plenty of ways to explore the idyllic setting in the coming months, from campfires and hiking along the lake in the autumn to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.

  • Where you’ll stay: Historic lodge rooms, which are trimmed in hand-hewn beams and woodsy decor.
  • Lakeside Dining Room: Sink your teeth into specialties such as potato-encrusted walleye and housemade swedish meatballs.
  • Downhill skiing: Take the complimentary shuttle to the Lutsen Mountain ski area
  • Indulge in a couples massage at the onsite spa and wellness center.
  • Awards and accolades: TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2014 and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2014

Lutsen, Minnesota: Lake Superior Resort Town with Renowned Hiking and Downhill Skiing

The resort town of Lutsen, Minnesota, sits in backcountry wilderness framed by the shores of Lake Superior and the Superior National Forest. A year-round recreation destination, the area attracts families with skiing, golfing, fishing, and some of the Midwest’s best hiking—more than a hundred miles of trails wind through maple forests, cedar wetlands, and small ponds. You might spot a deer or a wolf sign along the way. There’s also a vast network of downhill skiing routes at Lutsen Mountains ski area carved into more than 1,000 acres of skiable terrain with options ranging from wide-open cruisers to the expert-only The Plunge.

The small harbor town of Grand Marais is just 18 miles from the resort. From there you can take the drive up the Gunflint Trail, a 57-mile scenic roadway that runs past boreal forests and glacial lakes. At the northern reach of the Gunflint Trail lies the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a 1-million-acre wilderness reserve with more than 1,200 miles of canoeing trails and off-the-beaten-path campgrounds. National Geographic Traveler named it 1 of 50 Places of a Lifetime in its Paradise Found category.

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What You Get

  • Stay for two in a lodge non-lakeview king, non-lakeview double-queen, or lake-view king room
  • Up to two kids 12 or younger stay free in a non-lakeview double-queen room
  • Dates into December

Policies and Fees * Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
* Cancellation policy: 8-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
* Additional fees: 5.5% activity resort fee added at purchase.
* Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.

No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.


  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Outdoor activities
  • Indoor pool
  • Onsite spa

The Fine Print

  • Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
  • 8-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
  • No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
  • Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
  • No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 5.5% activity resort fee added at purchase.

Other Details

Room Details

Lodge Non-Lakeview or Lakeview King Room * One king bed * Standard occupancy: 2 * Maximum occupancy: 2

Lodge Non-Lakeview Double-Queen Room * Two queen beds * Standard occupancy: 2 * Maximum occupancy: 4 * Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional guest 13 or older; up to two kids 12 or younger stay free

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Activity fee includes: Internet, guided hikes, guided snowshoe and xc ski tours, free door-to-door shuttle to Lutsen Mountains ski area, use of xc skiis and snowshoes, live music, swimming pool and shuffleboard (activities vary by season).
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night; subject to availability
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Duluth International (DLH; 94 miles)
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