Edgewater Resort & Waterpark
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So in the morning we wandered around canal park, and then watched a thousand foot barge come through the lift bridge. Then we toured a retired barge that was a "baby" and could carry 17 tons of cargo. While a barge these days can carry about 70 tons of cargo. After the barge trip we went to the aquarium! My favorite part of the trip so far. There …
The water park is amazing! It has these two huge slides, a lazy river, a whirlpool and an outdoor pool area! It was great
On our way into Superior Wisconsin, that is the across the river from Duluth MN, we saw a billboard advertising 20 year, 200,000 mile warranties on new Ford Cars. We couldn't believe our eyes. Closer to the bridge, we saw lake freighters in drydock, and others unloading or loading from grain elevators.
... and rocky shores that the lake comes right up to. Duluth WI was rather exciting as I went over Lake Superior and the bridge was modern concrete bridge that curved! Coming down off the bridge was more sweeping curves and all at 55 mph! Loved it!
Talked to a guy at a gas station in the U.P. and he was trying to get non ethanol gas for his bike because he was putting his ...
Woke up this morning to a much warmer morning than yesterday and also much cloudier. The sun was rising through the cloud cover but we soon found ourselves clouded over, which lasted until about 1100. This morning required another trip to Aerostich for a few last minute purchases and a ride around downtown Duluth to see the architecture and the harbor. After the run to Aerostich I took some time to watch the Trials Riders go through their sections and ...
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The room was really great. Two room suite overlooking the lake. Clean and spacious. Enough beds for 5 people comfortably.
The treason for two stars ... The pools were kinda gross. Too many little people. They had two of the pools closed and we could only imagine the reason the pools were closed with such a large crowd ... Well ... With so many little people you can only guess.
We did find the the life guards and staff very attentive. Good job folks ... I don't know how you cure gross pools.
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Not as nice as we thought it would be at 1st sight.....
We stayed at Edgewater East for 4 nights we got it on priceline for $40 a gret price. We were really surprised at the exterior and interior condition of the hotel it does not look as nice as it does in photos. Our room was a lower room our view was the driveway. They had remodeled and the wallpaper was falling of wall and room had a couple other problems. But it was the most quiet room we have ever been in. The pool was huge and not that busy. They had free bikes you can use for 2 hours also wagons for kids. We walked to Canal Park a 2 mile walk but you can also use shuttle service. Cocktail hour starting at 5 , you get 2 free cocktails. The breakfast was great.. At first we were sure we would not like the hotel after 1st night decided we would stay there again...
We only stayed for one night but we were a little disappointed. Maybe it was because of the great reviews I read on TripAdvisor. I recommend that you verify which building and room you are staying in. Our room was mostly underground with a view of the driveway. To get to the pool we had to walk down a hall, up the stairs, down another hall, over the walkway, down another hall, and then down an elevator to get to there. The pool was small and very overcrowded. The whirlpool was nice but also very crowded. I was wondering the whole time if I am the only parent that watches their children. Kids were bringing tubes into the hot tub and bumping into everyone. We got up early for the buffet breakfast. The only thing they had to offer was cereal, muffins, juice, milk and fruit. I'm not sure what is so special about that. I will think twice before we stay there again.
The Best Western Edgewater Hotel in Duluth MN Goes WAY out of their way to serve and help. We stay there EVERY summer at least once using the " ADMIRAL CARD " that can be purchased at the VISTA FLEET gift shop in the DECC ( by the Irvan and tug on bay. This card gives you one night stay at hotel , two EXCELLENT prime rib dinners , and two EXCELLENT lunch crusis along with 15 more cruises for $150.00 and if you want another night stay at Edgewater for $99.00 anytime . The Edgewater goes out of their way to be helpful and nice. We went camping and were rained out they only had a few rooms left on MEMORIAL DAY weekend , but they went out of their way to help us out with our situation. With huge breakfast, pool, whirlpool, play area the whole family is happy. You would not be dissapointed by going here.
We would stay again
We would stay here again. The kids enjoyed all the things to do-especially the pool (larger than the average motel pool)and the water was warm enough to enjoy! They enjoyed basketball and ping-pong as well. Breakfast was good-the staff were friendly and helpful.
Best Place in Duluth
We stay at the Edgewater every summer with our family. They by far are the best deal around the area. The breakfast is always good and full of choices. Our children love the pool, playground, and mini-gof. Almost everytime we have gone the hotel has also had a super jump for the kids to jump in. They team up with the Vista Fleet and you can get the best deals by far on rooms and cruises. Rooms are large and clean. They only problem we have ever incountered in our years of staying here is an occasional rude housekeeper.....but everything else outweighs that by far.
Our stay was great. We had a large room with king size bed, which was very clean. Our room faced the Lake, a wonderful view to wake up to in the morning. Breakfast was OK, by the time we got there, there wasn't much to choose from. Overall, I would stay there again without hesitation.
A Great Stay
I and my family have stayed at the Edgewater for 5 years. We book a year in advance for the Grandmas Marathon. The staff is always friendly, hotel is always clean. The kids love the mini golf and the pool. We always stay on the second floor overlooking the pool. It's the best.
I made a reservation with this hotel and lost the confirmation number.
Nice Clean Place to Stay with Extra's
We stayed here in 1993 and really enjoyed our room. We had two queen beds, microwave/fridge and a deck overlooking the lake. They had hot breakfast every morning and a large pool/whirlpool area. The hotel is connected to Canal Park via the Lakewalk but is a few mile hike to get there. Everything was very clean and comfortable. I would recommend it to every one.
Great hotel for family, clean rooms and great service. will come back again and again.