Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEdgewater Hotel & Waterpark Duluth
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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Historical Traveler Reviews Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark Duluth
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...
Not sure if we will visit 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.
Excellent & Polite Best Western Edgewater
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.
DO NOT BOOK A ROOM HERE!!!!
I made a reservation with this hotel and lost the confirmation number.
When I called 3 days before my scheduled stay to see if I could reschedule for the following weekend they advised me they did not have any information on me whatsoever and therefore I wasn't scheduled for a stay anyway. Today I checked my bank account and I was charged for the stay. I have made several phone calls asking WHY they couldn't find my reservation when I called to cancel and reschedule but they sure could find it when they wanted to charge me. They are UNWILLING to refund my money stating they have NO record of me canceling my reservation (Uh, isn't that a bit difficult when your incompetent staff said I didn't have a reservation to begin with?!) I am contacting the Better Business Bureau today! I won't EVER do business with them again....
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.
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I went to Duluth a few times while in Minnesota, but this particular occasion for New Year's 2008 we stayed at the Edgewater so we could have fun in the waterpark again...We definitely went to the Railroad Museum on this excursion because I remember there being snow everywhere. Originally we had planned to go snowshoeing in Tettegouche but I think …
... hotel is pretty nice. We plan on getting breakfast on the road tomorrow since the hotel charges for breakfast, but our parking was included which is rare for a downtown hotel. The room is a really nice size. Once we get to a normal small hotel room, we will be really claustrophobic after these nice big rooms.
We are in to Wisconsin now...the city of Superior and Duluth, Minnesota where we got to see a HUGE, 768-foot ship come into the harbor.
You need to watch this movie to see how very long this ship is as it comes through the channel.
... we saw Common Loons with a baby and Trumpeter Swans (Travis and I got to add these to our Life Lists). The call of a Common Loon is by far my favorite bird call. Wee-ooo quee….. hoooo-lii!!! There was a seven mile driving tour that is nothing but wetlands and ponds on either side of the road. Our species list ended up not being very long but we only spent a brief amount of time at the refuge.
... the 50-lb bags of yellow onions that would be tomorrow's rings. I got the inside scoop on the restaurant, the food/cooking, the family of owners, and the changes of each over the years. Sure, the place will never operate as smoothly as the four seasons Julie spent there, but the food was still fantastic.