Detroit Lakes Minnesota Hotel Facilities & Services
Detroit Lakes's newest - and most luxurious hotel resort & day spa!
BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Lodge On Lake Detroit, a Lifestyle Lakefront Hotel, offers a great location and numerous amenities that make us the premiere lakefront lodging destination for both Minnesota vacationers and Detroit Lakes business travelers.
Luxury Eco-Friendly Minnesota Lakefront Vacation
The success of The Lodge on Lake Detroit depends on providing a quality Minnesota lake resort experience. This includes in no small part, the beauty of the Big Lake Detroit, and its surrounding environment. To help ensure the lasting beauty of the Lodge's lakeside location, the Lodge owners operate as eco-friendly a hotel and resort as possible, so that their guests may enjoy their Minnesota lakeside vacation with the knowledge that their luxury stay is having a minimal environmental impact.
Your Detroit Lakes Attractions & Activities Headquarters
Our convenient location is close to many popular attractions, Detroit Lakes golf courses, lakes, parks, restaurants and major regional businesses that make any trip more fun and productive. Our rooms and suites give you a choice that best suits your travel needs.
Lifestyle Resort Facilities Make Your Stay Special
Regardless of your choice of lakefront hotel room or suite, our heated indoor pool, fitness center, business center, and many other custom tailored services will make your Detroit Lakes vacation or business stay, romantic getaway, meeting, wedding, reunion, corporate retreat or other group event a great success.
On Memorial Day weekend 2006, Scott Mehlhaff and Chris Holland-Mehlhaff, husband and wife, realized a decade-long dream. They opened The Lodge on Lake Detroit, a unique property that showcased themes that are very important to them, like arts, sustainability, and Eco tourism. Let their dream Minnesota lakefront hotel resort become your dream vacation.
Revel in the Affordable Luxury of The Lodge on Lake Detroit's Amenities...
Other Hotel Services . . .
Lakefront Fireside Lobby, Bar & Reflections Dining Area
Complimentary Breakfast Buffet in Reflections Room
Start your day with our complimentary hot breakfast buffet in the beautiful Reflections Roomor outdoor deck, both overlooking Big Detroit Lake. Featuring a combination of hot items, healthy whole grain breads and cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffees, teas, and juices. The Reflections room's "window wall" provides a spell-binding view of the lake, especially at sunset. In addition to breakfast, the Reflections Room is used in the afternoon for cocktails, and as a meeting breakout room.
LoLa D's Bar
Our Culinary Experience Director has developed a light menu of tapas and appetizers such as gourmet cheeses, meat, olives, seasonal vegetables and fruits, fresh bread and delectable dips to pair with wines, beers, martinis and more. Try one of our signature drinks: the "sunset serenade" or the "blue heron". Children's cuisine items and non-alcoholic beverages are also available. Light food and drink may also be ordered to take back to your room, to the pool area, or to the beach. Daily: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Hours may vary by season). Read more
Once you place your order at LoLa D's free standing bar, enjoy the beautiful 2-story lakefront fireside lobby. Sink into a leather chair and play a game of checkers, relax in a bent willow rocking chair, or retreat to the 70' lakefront balcony with outdoor seating (seasonal) to capture the view. Dramatic Sunsets set the stage for evening grand piano sunset serenades that overlook Big Detroit Lake.
"The Spa Within" – Detroit Lakes Day Spa
The Spa Within will offer an extensive menu of select spa treatment services, many of which are signature treatments exclusive to this new Detroit Lakes day spa. These revitalizing treatments include the use of warm and cold basalt stones for face and body, and a variety of facials amd massage therapies that are sure to induce a state of deep relaxation. ["Spa Within" Details]
Detroit Lakes Banquet, Meeting & Reception Spaces
1200 Place Banquet & Meeting Room
Our main meeting and banquet room, "1200 Place", features 1,370 sf that can be configured to suit your needs as a banquet or meeting room.
Our breakfast space, "Reflections Room", just off the lobby, overlooks Big Detroit Lake and our outdoor deck and grounds. Enjoy beautiful views while you gather for your event.
Pokegama Beach Board Room
Planning a Board Retreat or Executive Meeting? The Pokegama Beach Board Room is ideal for small executive meetings & family gatherings of up to 12 people.
Lakefront Fireside Lobby
Our spaceious Lakefront Fireside Lobby overlooks Big Detroit Lake, offering beautiful views. This space has been used many times as an indoor wedding venue.
Outdoor Deck & Grounds
The large outdoor deck and beautiful lakeside grounds can be arranged to suit your Detroit Lakes event requirements. We can help with all your Lake Detroit event planning, from catering to rooming lists. Let us help you make your meeting, Lake Detroit wedding or other group function the perfect event.
Catering and audio-visual equipment is available for all meeting venues.
[Detroit Lakes Event Planning Details]
Heated Indoor Pool & Hot Tub
Indoor Pool area includes a large heated swimming pool, therapeutic whirlpool, and poolside seating for gathering with family and friends. The décor incorporates trees and cattails, reflecting a northern Minnesota woods feel. Discover schools of ceramic tile fish, handmade by a local artist, imbedded in the plaster of the pool beneath the water line enhancing "at the lake" feel.
Pool Area details
Year-Round Lake Detroit Lakefront Fun
SUMMER FUN: Enjoy swimming or sunbathing on our private 150 foot-wide private sandy beach. Launch your boat only two blocks away, and use our private dock and landing. During summer, we offer paddle boats and canoes, with other rentals nearby. Fish from our dock, shore or boat in summer. [Summer Lake Details]
WINTER FUN, TOO!: Don't forget you can walk out on the lake in winter to enjoy ice fishing. Rent everything you need from The Lodge for your Ice Fishing adventure. [Winter Lake Details]
Our hotel fitness center includes: an eliptical machine, dumbells, and a multi-gym that lets you to train all of your major muscle groups, allowing you to get an awesome weight workout while you are away from home. We also offer an Ascent Trainer and 2 Treadmills with Virtual Active, and a Functional Trainer. Enjoy your workout while listening to music or watching TV. 24 hour key-card access.
Hotel Business Services
Put the finishing touches on a presentation, check your email or print a downloaded file with our 24-hour business services (located in the hotel's 2-story lakefront, fireside lobby). Hotel business center services include:Business Center & Library
- complimentary use of a computer and printer
- high speed Internet access
- copy and fax service
Free High Speed Internet Access
High-speed broadband Internet access is free in ALL guest rooms, both wired, and wireless. Plus, wireless high-speed broadband is available in our lobby, meeting room and other public spaces.
Detergent and fabric softener available in vending machine.
8:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Interior Corridors & Electronic Locks
Because the safety and security of our guests is of utmost importance, all rooms are secured with electronic locks and must be entered from the interior corridor.
Local Pet Option
Although The Lodge on Lake Detroit does not allow pets, we also operate the Best Western Holland House & Suites that does allow pets.