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Enjoy Affordable Luxury Detroit Lakes Hotel Lodging

BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Lodge on Lake Detroit offers the latest of hotel style and amenities to be found in the Detroit Lakes, Minnesota area. Located on the shore of pristine Big Detroit Lake and easy to find on Highway 10, our Detroit Lakes Minnesota lake resort is nestled in a lovely tree-filled setting guaranteed to enhance your stay.

Find out why The Lodge consistently ranks in the Top 5 of 1000 Minnesota TripAdvisor Hotels!

Lodge on Lake Detroit Hotel Facilities

You get a lot for the price of a room or suite at The Lodge on Lake Detroit. Start your day with your free in-room coffee service. Then head down to our daily free breakfast bar where you can relax with your free local newspaper. Stay in shape anytime of year with our 24-hour hotel fitness center with top-of-the-line equipment. Keep up on your business (if you have to) with our business center, and free wireless high speed Internet access. Relax in our 2-story lakefront, fireside lobby with bar and daily grand piano sunset serenades. >Details

Lodge on Lake Detroit Hotel Accommodations

You owe it to yourself to revel in affordable luxury provided by The Lodge on Lake Detroit. All 54 rooms and suites are lakefront and smoke free, most offering a private balcony. Discover dramatic décor, glass enclosed walk-in showers, upscale bedding, 42″ flat panel LCD HDTV, free HSIA. Rejuvenate. Renewal Spa Suites feature aromatherapy whirlpool tubs and fireplaces. Reconnect. Gather in a Retreat Room with furnished kitchens and connecting rooms for family reunions or business retreats. >Details

Lodge on Lake Detroit Hotel Meetings & Functions

Whether a corporate meeting in our Pokegama Beach Board Room, a Detroit Lakes wedding reception for 80 in our 1200 Place banquet room meeting space, corporate training classes for out-of-town staff, or a family reunion, let The Lodge on Lake Detroit help to make it the perfect event. Our experienced staff can help you with the planning from catering to rooming lists. We offer over 4,000 sf of meeting and banquet space for any Detroit Lakes social gathering. Speak to an event planner today or fill out an online Request for Proposal.>Details

Lodge on Lake Detroit - Detroit Lakes Day Spa - The Spa Within

Relax & Rejuvenate – Enjoy luxury pampering at our Minnesota Day Spa. The Spa Within at the Lodge on Lake Detroit invites you to delight your senses and relax your body, mind & soul. Performed by highly trained and certified professionals eager to deliver a memorable experience, we offer a variety of treatments for both men and women: massages, facials, body treatments, nail therapies and more. Many of our spa services are signature treatments developed by, and exclusive to, The Spa Within at The Lodge. >Details

Award-Winning Efforts Preserve a Pristine Minnesota Lakeside

The success of The Lodge depends on the combination of a quality Minnesota lake resort experience, that includes in no small part, the beauty of the Big Lake Detoit (that it fronts) and its surrounding environment.

Lodge owners, Scott and Chris Mehlhaff, operate as eco-friendly a hotel and resort as possible, so that you may enjoy your Minnesota lakeside vacation knowing your luxury stay has a minimal environmental impact. Read More.

Why The Lodge on Lake Detroit?

We take guest service seriously. We have been a top TripAdvisor hotel for years and work very hard to earn your trust, and maintain that status. More important than the hotel features and guest room amenities, you will find that our friendly staff, and emphasis on quality service will keep you coming back to our Lodge on Lake Detroit whenever your travels bring you to Detroit Lakes. Take a few moments to read our Guest Reviews and see what other guests have to say.
Nestled along a 550 foot lakefront, all rooms face Big Detroit Lake and feature breathtaking views.
Most 2nd and 3rd floor guest rooms offer a private lakefront balcony. First floor rooms include an eight foot sliding glass door and a walk-out patio.
Start your day off right with the Lodge’s complimentary hot breakfast buffet in the beautiful Lakefront Reflections Room or outdoor deck, both overlooking Big Detroit Lake.

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.

Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 10 a.m.
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am – 10 a.m.

  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet Daily
  • Free High Speed Internet Access in Every Room (Secure, Hard-Wired & Wireless)
  • Free Morning Newspaper
  • Local Access & 800 Calls (US & Canada)
  • In-Room Coffee & Tea Service
  • Fitness Center
  • Children 12 & under free with parent
  • Free, Well-Lighted Parking
You’ll enjoy clean Minnesota lake air and breathing, both inside AND outside The Lodge.
Hotel Meeting Space Summary Features:

    • 5 Meeting Rooms & Reception Areas: 1200 Place, Bakegama Beach Board Room,

Reflections Room, 2-story lakefront, fireside lobby, outdoor deck and grounds

  • 4,000 sq ft of overall Meeting & Reception Space
  • Sales & Meeting Professionals on Site
  • Largest Room Capacity (1200 Place): 100 Reception Style
  • Largest Room Measurements (1200 Place): 40 x 28’10” (ceiling height: 10 feet)
  • High speed Internet in all meeting rooms


Spa Treatments & Services Menu; The Spa Within at the Lodge on Lake Detroit offers an extensive menu of select spa treatment services, many of which are signature treatments exclusive to this new Minnesota resort and spa. Choose one or more spa treatments or services from our Spa Services Menu. Call us and we can help you put together your own Spa Package that’s sure to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.


Ecological Lodge Initiatives:

  • Our exterior gardens (including our Rain Garden)) enhance all of our ecological initiatives at The Lodge.
  • Use of fluorescent lighting.
  • High efficiency heating, cooling & laundry equipment.
  • Elimination of most disposable paper & plastic items used for our complimentary hot breakfast by using washable dishes & utensils.
  • Our lobby bar, serves a wide variety organic, bio-dynamic & sustainable wines (such as Cono Sur)) , liquors (such as Rain) and beers.
  • Use of organic ingredients for appetizers & catering.
  • Use of eco-conscious in-room amenities with environmental packaging.
  • As part of our commitment to be eco-conscious, our day spa features Pevonia Botanica, an organic, leading skin & body care product line whose philosophy is to maintain an affinity with nature & its resources, and Jane Iredale mineral cosmetic line, which contains no fillers, potential sensitizers such as FD&C dyes, preservatives or fragrance.

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Featured Hotel Amenities

Lodge On Lake Detroit Reflections Breakfast Room

Lakefront Breakfast Room

Casual dining.

Free hot breakfast buffet (daily).

Detroit Lakes Meeting & Banquet Venue

Over 4,000 sf Meeting, Banquet & Function Space

4 Rooms & Outdoor Deck

Largest: 1200 Place - 960 sf Accommodates 100 Reception Style

Lodge On Lake Detroit Lola D's Bar

Beautiful Heated Intdoor Pool Area

Year-round watery-fun for the entire family.

Enjoy a swim in the pool or relax in the hot tub.

Enjoy Live at The Lodge - Live musical entertainment and more at The Lodge on Lake Detroit

Enjoy music, fun, good food & drinks at The Lodge.

In addition to our daily Sunset Serenades, The Lodge regularly hosts live music and entertainment.

The Lodge on Lake Detroit - TripAdvisor Green Leader Hotel

Proudly preserving beautiful Big Detroit Lake.

Don't miss our beautiful rain garden.

A TripAdvisor Silver GreenLeader Hotel

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Detroit Lakes Hotel Special Rates, Discounts & Offers

Lodge on Lake Detroit Guestrooms & Suites