Our Resort

The Grand Ely Lodge Experience

Welcome! At Grand Ely Lodge, we’re committed to creating exceptional experiences, making us the ideal location for any special event. You’ll find spacious rooms, social areas, a refreshing pool, sauna, game room, all-day dining and so much more.

A family enjoys water sports on Shagawa Lake
A sunset overlooking Ely and Shagawa Lake

Be sure to explore Ely’s charming shops and galleries, discover the unforgettable International Wolf Center, or take to the waters of Shagawa Lake, right outside our door!

Rooms & Lodging

Comfortable. Cozy. Relaxing. That’s what makes Grand Ely Lodge one of the best resorts in Minnesota. Settle into one of our spacious rooms or suites and enjoy breathtaking lake views with your morning coffee. Get your fill of north woods charm with authentic log furniture and modern amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screen TVs, and WIFI.

A cozy room in Grand Ely
Indoor pool with rustic feel at Grand Ely Lodge


The north woods cabin experience meets modern convenience. From in-room appliances and technology to sports and outdoor equipment rentals, to our four-season pool and sauna, we do our best to provide every opportunity for relaxation and adventure.


Restaurant & Lounge

Evergreen Restaurant, offers a full menu of palate-pleasing comfort foods, as well as a kids’ menu that’s sure to please. Unwind at Antlers Lounge while you sample hearty appetizers and selections from our extensive drink menu – all with exceptional lake views adored by locals and travelers alike.

A boat sits at a dock during sunset


Located on Shagawa Lake, Grand Ely Lodge features a marina available to guests during their stay. We welcome you to dock your motorized or non-motorized boats, or rent one of our fishing or pontoon boats. We also offer use of canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, paddle boards, and hydro-bikes during your stay.

A gift shop filled with local merchandise

Resort Shop

The Grand Ely Lodge resort shop is stocked full of unique gifts to serve as mementos of your stay in Ely. We offer unique apparel, toys, and other special gifts reminiscent of Ely and the north woods. Enjoy a treasured keepsake for yourself or pick up a souvenir for someone special who couldn’t make the trip!