A Classic Visit
Grand Rapids offers a diverse range of lodging options for visitors – among the most popular are the area hotels and motels. These come in many styles: elegant, historical, rustic, and classic. They are easy to find; most are located right off one of our main highways, Hwy 169. They are also close to our four golf courses, and several of these great northern MN hotels offer stay and play golf packages for their guests.
Our Grand Rapids hotels have many amenities and unique perks that suit the area. Some offer snowmobile parking in the winter. Others have ample trailer parking for fishing boats in the summer. Most have free high-speed Internet to help keep you connected while you are away from home.
Minnesota vacationers will appreciate the hotels located on the lakeshores – those on a business trip may prefer a motel in the middle of town. Wherever you choose to check in for a night’s rest after exploring the scenic region of northern Minnesota, you will find a comfortable welcome.
Check out our list below, and choose a hotel to stay at during your next Minnesota vacation, business trip, or weekend getaway.
Enjoy the comfortable convenience of a hotel in Grand Rapids, MN.
Hotels & Motels in Grand Rapids Minnesota
Grand Rapids’ largest full-service hotel featuring a rugged north country decor, cozy fireplace in the lobby, antiques and historic photographs. The Sawmill Inn offers 124 guest rooms, full dining room, and on-site lounge.
Guest rooms include a variety of configurations from extra-long double beds, to king beds, to poolside rooms, to large, luxurious suites. All sleeping rooms have in-room coffee makers, hair dryers, cable TV with HBO, room service and take-out is available from our dining room. Amenities include a large, year-round climate controlled recreation area with large heated swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, and plenty of poolside seating.
Guests enjoy the convenience of our on-site Cedars Dining Room & Lounge, where you’ll find great food and service. A variety of meeting room sizes are available for groups, conventions and special events. Groups up to 360 can be accommodated for private meals. The dining room features a full menu, as well as a special Sundowner Menu, and the lounge offers daily happy hour specials from 4-6p with free appetizers and drink specials.
Convenient in-town location is close to shopping, movies, entertainment, four championship golf courses and many local attractions. Theater packages and stay and play golf packages are available. Snowmobilers enjoy direct trail access from our parking lot with no need to trailer, and ample parking space
The Pine Grove Motel offers car-to-room access, cable TV & HBO, Wi-Fi, in-room coffee makers, refrigerators, microwaves, and choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Three kitchenette units are available.
Pine Grove Motel is conveniently located on Highway 2 West with restaurants and entertainment within walking distance. Guests enjoy a private picnic area and fenced in backyard with swings and a fire pit, adequate trailer parking, and outdoor barrel sauna.
Pets welcome in designated rooms only.
Number of Units: 13
All rooms at ground level
Taxes: 6.875% sales tax, 3% lodging tax
AmericInn Grand Rapids
Welcome to the AmericInn Grand Rapids, Minnesota! We are pleased to have you as our guest. Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, our hotel in Grand Rapids, MN has what you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. We offer a variety of newly renovated Guest Rooms including suites with whirlpools and fireplaces. Wake up each morning to our free, hot, home-style AmericInn Perk breakfast and stay connected during your stay with free, hotel-wide, high-speed internet. Guests also enjoy our inviting, indoor pool and hot tub. We have ample trailer parking and outside plug-ins for vehicles and boat electronics. The coffee and cookies are always on. You will find our Up North hospitality warm and welcoming.
Features and Amenities
• Free, Hotel-Wide, High-Speed Internet
• Guest Laundry Facilities
• Indoor Heated Pool & Hot Tub
• Kids Stay Free (16 and under)
• Motorcoach Parking
• Pet Friendly Rooms availability limited
• Whirlpool & Fireplace Suites
• Nonsmoking Hotel
Sleeping rooms offer microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker in every room. Fourteen units with kitchenettes, some with a separate, private bedroom from the sitting area. A three double-bed unit is available and great for families with children. Floor plans can be viewed online at the link shown above.
Easy access from your car to your room, exterior plug-in for winter parking or your boating accessories. Convenient location in the south side business district, across from Country Kitchen restaurant.
Nightly or extended stay rates are available.
Located in Northern Minnesota, Timberlake Lodge™ is Grand Rapids’ premier full service hotel. A three-story craftsman style building with 84 unique and beautifully furnished guest rooms caters to the business traveler, couple on a getaway and vacationing family. Business amenities include complimentary wireless internet, a full service business center, fitness center, lending library, and boardroom for special meetings. Family amenities include a convenience store, family adjoining room suites, full kitchens and mini kitchens with refrigerator and microwaves, coffee pot, as well as large flat screen TVs. For the young and young at heart Timberlake Lodge™ is home to Grand Splash® water park that includes and over sized hot tub, lap pool, kiddie pool with frog slide and a 98ft tube slide! All Timberlake guests are treated to a full, hot breakfast buffet each morning. Handicap accessible rooms are available. All under one roof the lodge is host to the 17th Street Grill that features daily lunch specials, regular weeknight specials, and the best of fine dining in the Grand Rapids area. Weddings, birthday parties, social gatherings, Timberlake has the right space for you throughout the lodge and in our Grand Event Center.
Sugar Lake. Where you can see the fish and the fish can see you.
Let the games begin.
It’s true, Sugar Lake has a clarity rating of 26 feet and the locals know better then to fish it on a sunny day. Sugar Lake is a very special lake in that it is only 1 of 4 in the state that truly looks like the Caribbean. The lake is spring fed, has a sand bottom and is almost void of any weeds.
The Lake isn’t the only reason to visit Sugar Lake Lodge, but it certainly should be one of them in addition to our on-site golf course, many activities, dining and true Northern Minnesota Resort Experience.
Lots of lodging options to choose from lodge rooms, golf villas, and waterfront classic style cabins. We offer nightly rates with partial stays (two night minimum on weekends) and week long stays as well. We are a great location for your family vacation, golf vacation, family reunions, and couple getaways.
• SugarBrooke G.C.: our18 Hole Championship Course
• Lake and Golf view accommodations
• Otis’s Grill & Bar
• Sandy Beach
• Heated outdoor pool with great view of Sugar Lake
• Planned Activities
• Conference Center
AAA 3-Diamond Award winning property for 20 consecutive years. Country Inn by Carlson offers an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, free local telephone calls, high-speed internet access, free HBO, CNN and ESPN, and guest laundry facilities.
Each room is stocked with an iron, ironing board, hair dryer, and coffeemaker. A variety of room sizes and configurations are available to meet your individual needs. Coffee, candy and cookies are available round the clock at the front desk. Each morning, guests are treated hot breakfast to start your day off right.
Country Inn is conveniently located on Highway 169 S close to shopping and entertainment. A restaurant is located right next door (see Sawmill Inn) as are a number of other dining options. Snowmobilers can leave from the parking lot without trailering; a trail spur leads right to our front door and gasoline is right across the street.
Located in Deer River, just 14 miles west of Grand Rapids on Highway 2. White Oak Inn & Suites features 49 guest rooms in a variety of sizes and functions. Deer River is close to some of the area’s top fishing lakes, and near the White Oak Casino.
Sleeping rooms feature either one King bed or two Queen beds, microwave and refrigerator, high speed internet, cable television, in-room coffee, and up north décor. Some rooms offer in-room whirlpool baths, wetbars, or handicap access. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
Indoor heated pool, whirlpool, and shallow-depth kiddie pool with slide
Free wireless internet
Breakfast room with free daily continental breakfast
Tanning bed at modest cost
Guest laundry facilities
Video game room
Ample parking and dual volt plug ins for boats and RV
Fish cleaning area and freezer space
Conference room with meeting space for up to 40 people
White Oak Inn & Suites is located a half block off Highway 2 for convenience. Guests can enjoy the Outpost Bar & Grill located adjacent to the property, Cenex Convenience Store, and you’ll find the downtown Deer River shops just a few blocks away from the hotel.
Floor Plans For Your Conferences
The Grand Rapids Super 8 Motel is a two-time, international award-winning property. Amenities include super-start plus breakfast with make your own waffles in our up north log cabin decor. Hot beverages offered 24 hours a day. Rooms include 1 master suite, 22 doubles, and 35 deluxe singles with new queen beds, microwave, refrigerator, large television, and recliner. Wireless internet access is available throughout the property and a guest computer station is available in the hotel lobby. Wristbands for access to Grand Splash Waterpark with 98′ indoor/outdoor waterslide, kiddie pool and mega-sized hot tub in adjacent Timberlake Lodge available for nominal charge based on availability.
On site meeting room for groups up to 25. Handicapped accessible and non-smoking rooms available. Pet friendly. Guest laundry. Large parking area for trailers, trucks and buses; outside plug-ins for winter convenience or boat electronics. Additional lodging adjacent for large groups.
Conveniently located within walking distance of restaurants, lounge, entertainment, and shopping. Direct snowmobile trail access, and great fishing with 1,000 lakes nearby. If golf is your passion, there are four championship golf courses within 15 minutes of the motel. Owned by Grand Hospitality LLC.
Family owned and operated lodging located in the pines next to the Forest Lake Restaurant & Lounge. Rooms and cabins have been recently redecorated in a northwoods style and include cable TV, wireless internet, refrigerators, microwaves, and complimentary coffee in the rooms. Some rooms have kitchenettes and/or a view of Forest Lake.
Forest Lake Motel is conveniently located on the west end of town on Highway 2. Daily, weekly and extended stay rates are available. Senior discounts and business traveler rates.
Guests can enjoy easy access to a public beach and playground just one block away, enjoy an evening walk, or bike to the Mesabi Bike Trail.
Number of Units: 34
Handicap Accessible: 2
Rooms at ground level
Taxes: 6.5% sales tax, 3% lodging tax