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Resort Description

Spectacular View. Superior Experience. Vacation lodging in the heart of Grand Marias on Lake Superior’s North Shore. East Bay Suites embodies the character of the surrounding artist community, the beauty of its beachfront location on Lake Superior and all the comforts of home with its condo-hotel lodging. The lobby’s Great Room invites you to sit and relax in comfortable surroundings, warmed by the fire and entertained by the great lake that is just 15 steps from the door to the shore. Most units include a balcony or patio facing the lake, fireplace and full kitchen. East Bay Suites is a great choice for couples looking for a romantic getaway, families seeking fun and adventure and adult friends who enjoy the art scene and fabulous dining all within walking distance. The list of things to do is long: complimentary bikes, passes to the YMCA, snowshoes, games and of course campfires and smores are available on-site. Within walking distance are the Grand Marais harbor and marina, Artist’s Point, several local gift shops and great restaurants.  This is also the gateway to the Gunflint Trail and Boundary Water Canoe Area.

What Makes East Bay Suites Unique

  • Location: 15 steps from the door to the shore
  • Location: walking distance to all that Grand Marais has to offer
  • Location: near to city tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, and golf
  • This has been a hospitality site for 100 years, but the current facility was newly built in 2006.
  • Highest quality lodging in Grand Marais
  • Clothes washer and dryer in units (all but three have this)
  • Most activities and guest amenities offered in Grand Marais

Resort Facts

Year Established Newly built in 2006
Physical Property Description Approximately 250 of Lake Superior shoreline and a lake view that goes to infinity.
Number of Rooms 31 (29 rental)
Types of Lodging Condo Hotel units offer the warmth and efficiency of a home, on the water’s edge of Lake Superior. Choose from efficiency units that sleep two up to a 3-bedroom condo that sleeps 8.
Three Bedroom This is a corner unit with views of both the lake and the town plus the mountain range beyond. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms comfortably accommodate up to 8 people with living room sofa sleeper. Full kitchen with dining area and large living area.
Two Bedroom Deluxe This condo sleeps four with features that include full kitchen open to the living room with a lakeside balcony, fireplace and flat screen TV. Both bedrooms have a lake view.
Two Bedroom Lakeside 2 bedroom with a queen or king beds, 2 bathrooms (one attached to bedroom), full kitchen, fireplace, lakeside balcony/patio, flat screen TV, Will sleeps 6 with living room sofa sleeper.
One Bedroom Sleeping accommodations for 4 people with full bath that includes both a tub and shower. Full kitchen with dining table and open floor plan to living room with a lakeside balcony, fireplace and flat screen TV.
Studio Deluxe Lakeside condo with full kitchen, living room with fireplace and lakeside patio. Sleeps 4 people with one small bedroom plus a Murphy bed in living room.  Full bath with walk-in shower.
Lake View Studio Lakeside efficiency condo with kitchenette, flat screen TV, lakeside balcony, standard bath (shower/tub combo), and a queen murphy bed, Sleeping accommodations for 2 people.
Village View Studio Non-lakeside efficiency condo with kitchenette, flat screen TV, balcony facing the town, and a queen murphy bed or full bed.
Resort Specialties (best known for) East Bay Suites has been welcoming guests at this location for one hundred years – the new building, with full guest amenities, continues to attract repeat guests.

  • Lakeside location and an easy walking distance to shops and dining
  • Freshly popped popcorn in the warm “Stone’s Throw” lobby
  • Nightly smores
  • Pet-friendly units (limited availability)
Resort Amenities Complimentary Resort Activities

  • Bikes
  • Snowshoes
  • Sled
  • Wii
  • Movies & videos and video games
  • Books (lending library)
  • Daily arts and crafts
  • Off-site complimentary access to  pool, tennis courts, fitness center

Onsite Amenities

  • Wireless Internet in all rooms
  • Guest Computer in the lobby
  • A cozy gathering place with sofas and game tables
Restaurants Several restaurants within walking distance (varies by season). Moguls Grille and Tap Room, a sister resort all season restaurant on Lutsen Mountains.
Groups – We do not advertise or rent our community space per the COA Board.

What is New at the Resort

  • EXPLORE! with Odyssey Resorts gives access to all Odyssey Resort activity programs
  • Bikes for in-town use



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