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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Grand Marais reviews

  • Great views, excellent location, comfortable

    "Lovely views of the pond and the big lake from the living, dining and kitchen area. Clean comfortable furniture, not pictured is outdoor table chairs on the deck, we spent much time there. We are seniors, had no problem rowing across the pond, walking to the beach. It would be difficult for those who are not active or disabled. The beach is very private. We saw a bald eagle sitting on driftwood. Just 2 of us, the king bed was great, liked the adjoining half bath. Suggestions for guests, bring dish towels and dish clothes and a box fan or 2. The ceiling fans are nice but we needed more. I hope the owers read this and leave a box fan in a closet. They have plenty of bath towels. Kitchen is well supplied with pots, pans, dinnerware, silverware, utensils. If need spices, flour, sugar, bring along, there is salt, pepper. Don't forget coffee and toilet paper! I liked finding the refrig and bathrooms were free of remnants from other guests. There is a very close by neighbor to the West, no one was home. A realtor showed that house while we were there. This neighboring house has a birds eye view of the deck and west side of house. Total privacy is something crave when in Grand Marais, the house was a great fit for us, we will return and take our chances."
    Guest: Bonzer Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 21, 2014
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  • Perfect Cabin

    "My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon in October. It was perfect. The cabin was fully stocked and everything was very clean and nice, especially the kitchen. Dale was very helpful with the few issues we had and was quick to answer a call or text. We took the boat out on the lake and went sight seeing all around the UP. It is a beautiful area. We both hope to be able to come back and stay in this cabin again."
    Guest: Elijah G. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 8, 2014
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  • A wonderful week of vacation

    "When we started to plan this year's trip to the US which had to include a visit with old friends on Douglas Lake, south of the Mackinaw bridge, we realized that this would be a chance to spend some days on the UP, an area which was totally unknown to us Swiss. Grand Marais with its proximity to the Pictured Rock National Lakeshore, and also not too far from the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, was soon the choice. Then we found the description of Plover Retreat in the internet and thought: That's it. How right we were. Rental agreement and payment from overseas functioned with the kind support by the local manager. Her directions by e-mail how to drive to the cabin helped us to find it without any problem on a sunny late afternoon and to settle there with ease. It was the start of a marvelous week in which we enjoyed to explore the beautiful and fascinating landscape on Lake Superior by hiking, to learn about the local history and to be at leisure in this wonderful cabin. Its rustic and carefully decorated wooden interior is well arranged and equipped with everything what is needed for a real 'retreat'. It was so peaceful to sit back in one of the comfortable armchairs and to page through the botany and wildlife books from the little cupboard. Even the Webster's rendered its service when we were lost with an American term. In town, we met friendly people who gave us many interesting information about passed days and everyday life in this region. If Plover Retreat wasn't so far away from home we would come back very soon to this neat spot. Well, who knows? A big 'thank you' to the owners for making Plover Retreat available for rent and to the local manager for her perfect administrative Service."
    Guest: The Swiss couple Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 19, 2014
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  • Can't wait to go back

    "This is an absolutely beautiful log cabin, well off the beaten path. Clean & inviting, has everything you need & all the extras, too. Provides a spectatular natural setting and is close to all that Grand Marais and the surrounding area has to offer. Would highly recommend this property, we're hoping to return again, just as soon as impossible!"
    Guest: Laura O. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 19, 2014
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