Grand View Lodge Spa & Golf Resort23521 Nokomis Ave
Nisswa, MN 56468
Located 13 miles north of Brainerd on Hwy 371 and 1 mile west on County Road 77.Get Directions
Named Minnesota’s Most Awarded Resort including 2019’s ‘Top 5 Resorts in the Midwest’ by Conde Nast Traveler and '16 Incredible Midwest Vacations' by U.S. News! Since 1916, Grand View Lodge has been providing guests with memorable vacations and located on 750 acres of rich pine forest and more than 2,500 feet of pure sand beach. Explore our variety of activities, our championship golf courses, the rejuvenating Glacial Waters Spa, a collection of eight distinctive dining venues and our luxurious accommodations – all designed to provide you with a lifetime of memories.
Grand View’s lodging facilities are immaculate, convenient and comfortable, accommodating over 1,000 people. Spread across several hundred acres, Grand View provides the maximum privacy, enjoyment and scenic views for guests.
Accommodations include Main Lodge hotel rooms, lakefront cabins, clubhouse suites, villas, cottages, North Boutique Hotel, and more. With modern northwoods décor, these units are warm and welcoming. Wi-Fi, TVs, fireplaces and modern kitchens or kitchenettes can be found in most units, and some even have foosball and/or pool tables. One to eight bedroom units are available to accommodate groups both small and large.
Offering a variety of dining options, Grand View Lodge will satisfy any craving. Casual and fine dining, wine experiences, beach snacks, and home-cooked favorites can be found throughout the resort. Enjoy a romantic evening for two in our Char Restaurant or CRU Restaurant & Wine Bar, grab your friends and stop by the Northwoods Pub for a burger and beer, or head to the Crust Pizza for some incredible food and family time.
No matter what time of year, you’ll enjoy a day of play amidst 750 acres of unparalleled natural surroundings. Horseback riding, biking, golfing, water activities, Kid’s Club, bonfires and more can be taken advantage of in the summertime. Winter offers ice fishing, horse-drawn wagon rides, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice skating, or time to relax by a cozy fire.
A legendary golfing experience is sure to be had when you play Grand View’s award-winning collection of golf courses in the Brainerd Lakes Area; The Pines, The Preserve and Deacon’s Lodge. Named top 75 Golf Resorts in North America – Golf Digest, Gold Medal Resort Winner – Golf Magazine 2012, Best Courses You Can Play in Minnesota – Golfweek Magazine 2012, and Top 10 Northern U.S. Golf Resorts (#4)/ Top 121 Golf Resorts in the World (#58) - Condé Nast Traveler. We have a variety of golf vacations and golf packages for groups and families alike.
Nestled in a soothing atmosphere of pines and nature, Grand View’s Glacial Waters Spa awakens and gently calms your mind, body and spirit. Relax and unwind as spa professionals soothe you with the touch of massage, body treatments, hydrotherapies, facials, manicures and pedicures, and bring you the latest skin care, health and beauty secrets.
Grand View Lodge also offers a variety of state of the art conference and event venues to meet your needs. The addition of the Gull Lake Center provides the amenities of a large conference facility combined with the personal service of an intimate resort. Grand View is proud to assist you with business meetings, teambuilding activities or family reunions with the warm informality of hospitality at its finest.
Offering you a beautiful and unforgettable atmosphere for your Minnesota wedding, Grand View Lodge is the perfect place to say "I do." Whether you dream of an outdoor wedding, or prefer a winter ceremony in our cozy chapel, your wedding celebration is yours at our resort. Grand View’s expert planners will walk with you every step of the way in making the detailed preparations for your magical day.
Established in 1916, Grand View Lodge is designated as a National Historic Landmark and the ideal Northern Minnesota destination for social and business gatherings, alike.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Daily indoor maximum: $775.00
- Daily indoor minimum: $105.00
Rates range from season to season and cabin type. Subject to 15% service charge and 6.5% MN state sales tax. Spring/Fall and Winter Rates are available, please call 866-801-2946 for information.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Children's programs (scheduled, supervised)
- Evening entertainment (regularly scheduled)
- Exercise room
- High-speed Internet available
- Located on a lake or river
- Lounge/bar/tavern on-site
- Whirlpool (centrally located)
- Bicycle rental
- Bike trail
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Cross-country ski rental
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Dock space/slips/mooring buoys
- Fishing boat motors available
- Fishing boats available
- Fishing guides available
- Fishing launches/charters
- Golf course
- Hiking trail
- Ice fishing houses
- Indoor pool
- Indoor water park
- Jet skis available
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Outdoor pool
- Pontoon boat(s) available
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
- Snowshoes available
- Speedboats/waterski equipment
- Swimming beach
- Tennis court
Indoor Lodging Amenities
- Accessible to disabled
- Air conditioned units available
- Bridal suite(s)
- Discount packages mid-week
- Fireplace in room(s)
- Secluded individual cabin(s) or unit(s)
- Spa services on site
- Whirlpool in room(s)
- Accommodations for tour groups of 40 or more
- Unit(s) that accommodate groups of 10+ people
- American modified (2 meals)
- European (a la carte)
- Housekeeping (self catering)
- Number of cabins: 190
- Number of cabins available in winter: 190
- Number of hotel/motel rooms: 60
- Number of rooms in lodge building: 12
- Total indoor lodging units available in winter: 270
- Total number of indoor lodging units: 270
Length of Stay
- Daily rental available
- Extended stay facility
- Split weeks available
- Weekend rental available
- Weekly rental available
Meetings & Conferences
- Banquet facilities maximum capacity: 500
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
- Largest meeting room (sq ft): 25,000
- Meeting/convention facilities maximum capacity: 675
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 833 reviews
This long time establishment is the best destination to take the family in the Brainerd Lakes area. They are right on the lake offering lots of activities and various lodging options to include...
— bunnyfeet1, October 1, 2021
Becky promised everything.... ended up with repeated calls, no return emails, poor service, 68% hike increase in rooms. please reach out if you book your wedding here i would be happy to discuss...
— 784pop, August 20, 2021
The GVL Main Property Cabin (#116) was dirty and run down - The entire cabin needed a cleaning and update inside and out ! - The bathroom was disgusting - the toilet seat should have been...
— mikef191, August 4, 2021
Reservation made on 6/30 for 7/31/2021 special occasion dinner. Reservation was confirmed. Arrived to a closed restaurant and no one who could explain and not even an apology. What the hell?? Our...
— Scott P, August 3, 2021
We stayed in cabin 160- Main Property- 6 adults for 3 nights. The only information we were given was a paper map. I had to call the front desk later to ask about housekeeping and how to get clean...
— CaJeMc, July 20, 2021