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Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit offers the latest hotel style and amenities in the Detroit Lakes, Minnesota area. Located on the shore of pristine Big Detroit Lake, Detroit Lakes’ newest Minnesota lake resort features dramatic sunsets and is nestled in a lovely tree-filled setting with eco-friendly rain gardens, guaranteed to enhance your stay.

Your day spa, Lake Detroit style, is waiting at our Detroit Lakes resort hotel. We believe you should be pampered on vacation, and feature The Spa Within, the only day spa in Detroit Lakes. Choose from our menu of delectable treatments to have you looking and feeling your best.

All rooms are lakefront with patio or private balcony. Renewal Spa Suites feature a whirlpool and fireplace, ideal for a little romance. Check out a complimentary kayak or paddle boat for water recreation, with boat slips and a private beach steps away. Outside fire pits are the perfect place for making s’mores and a favorite gathering spot for friends and families.

Enjoy music, fun, good food and drinks at The Lodge. We regularly host live music in our lakefront, fireside lobby, as well as wine tastings, special retreats and murder mystery events! The region is a favorite for destination weddings, and we welcome many business travelers and meetings to our Detroit Lakes hotel, too. Employees of BTD, Lakeshirts, Snappy and the healthcare sites, including St. Mary’s Hospital, Sanford Health and Essentia Health are all regulars here.

Many guests prefer to relax on our private sandy beach, or with outdoor activities like biking, snowmobiling, fishing and bird watching. The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is a must-see for nature lovers.

WE Fest, a country music festival, is a local favorite, as are the annual Street Faire Festival, Water Carnival and Beardsley Half Marathon that all take place nearby.

Beautiful, family-friendly, lakefront resort. Complimentary'mores reception nightly at 8pm.

Reserve a room at Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit today! Enjoy your stay.

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Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.40 mile(s) from BTD Manufacturing, offers stamping, fabrication, tubing, welding, machining and tooling.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Snappy, manufacturer of ducts for air distribution.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Land O'Lakes, offers local cooperatives and agricultural producers, agricultural supplies. Leading marketer of dairy based food products for consumers, foodservice professionals & food manufacturers.
  • 1.80 mile(s) from UPS, United Parcel Service delivers more than 15 million packages a day to about 6.1 million customers in 200 countries around the world.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Lakeshirts, full service screenprint, embroidery and dye works company.
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Dynamic Homes LLC., homes sold through a network of authorized independent builders across MN, ND, SD, WI, IA and NB.
  • 2.40 mile(s) from The Goodin Company, customers include plumbing and HVAC contractors, mechanical & water well contractors and government agencies.
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Essentia Health St. Mary's, regional health center, hospital, and medical services
  • 3.00 mile(s) from MN DOT Headquarters, twelve counties in W. Central MN comprise District 4 of the MN Dept of Transportation. They design, construct, maintain the federal highway systems within district boundaries. Also manage the aid and assistance given to county & city systems that qualify for state and federal dollars.
  • 3.20 mile(s) from Sanford Health, health and medical services
  • 4.60 mile(s) from Friesen's, provides design, fabrication, parts and service solutions to food processing, packaging, and manufacturing industries since 1939.
  • 5.35 mile(s) from J and K Marine, provides customers with boating equipment sales & service. They carry Alumacraft, Lowe, and Stratos fishing boats. Larson sports boats, Suncruiser and Southbay pontoons. Also services Beach King dock & lifts.
  • 7.50 mile(s) from SJE Rhombus Controls, manufacturing and warehouse facilities. Quality control panels, alarms, float switches used in homes & industry with onsite septic systems


  • 2.50 mile(s) from Becker County Museum, the Historical Society is home to the Becker County Museum. It features two levels of exhibits detailing the history, life and culture of the Becker County community. The Society & Research Library and archives are a wealth of information for genealogical researchers and those seeking general historical information. 714 Summit Ave. Detroit Lakes, MN 218-847-2938.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Washington Square Cinema 5, located in Washington Square Mall.
  • 2.60 mile(s) from Historic Holmes Theatre, located in the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, brings music, drama and dance to the lakes area. Features a year round schedule of professional touring shows and events.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Becker County Fairgrounds, annual county fair with carnival typically takes place for three or four consecutive days, the last week of July.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Richwood Winery, is based outside of Richwood, which is just ten miles north of Detroit Lakes. They are one of the newest wineries in the state of Minnesota. The winery & vineyard is located on an acre of land overlooking Buffalo Lake. In the spring of 2008 they planted three different varieties of cold hardy grapes developed by the University of MN. Richwood Winery now offers nine different wines; three of the new wines were made with the addition of Blue Agave Nectar. Hours: Thursday through Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from WE Fest, annual country music festival held at Soo Pass Ranch, founded in 1983. Typically held Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the first week in August.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Shooting Star Casino, and event center in Mahnomen, MN on White Earth Reservation.


  • LoLaD's Lobby Bar, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, dramatic sunsets set the stage for grand piano sunset serenades in this 2-story lakefront fireside lobby overlooking Detroit Lake. Hotel guests & invitees may place an order at LoLaD's Bar, sink into a leather chair, relax in a bent willow rocking chair, or retreat to the 70' lakefront balcony w/outdoor seating (seasonal) to capture the view. LoLaD's full service bar & food menu offers organic wines & pairings, soups, sandwiches, burger trio, salads, s'mores cheesecake bites & more! Hours typically 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from The Fireside, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, The Fireside, a northern MN lakes area icon with house made, hand cut foods & a menu filled with classic, eclectic & inventive fare. Their dining room is built around an open air antique charcoal grill with a sensational view of Lake Detroit. Their Pavilion is a dining option for those who like to feel the breeze coming off the lake in a casually elegant bug-free space. Extensive wine list featuring 30+ by the glass & 200 bottles. Open year round for dinner. Sunday Brunch 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend.
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Speak Easy, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, fine American and Italian food in a 1930's atmosphere, with hors d'oeuvers & great specials. Expanded bar, outdoor patio, Breakfast Buffet, Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m., Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.: Brunch Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., dinner, Sunday - Thursday 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Lounge, Sunday-Thursday 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Country Kitchen, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, this family restaurant offers a great selection of home style American classic dishes, they also offer a buffet, freshly baked goods, and menus for both seniors and children. Most menu items are available to go.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Burger King, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.60 mile(s) from McDonalds®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, dinner
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Miguels, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Mexican restaurant. Drive up or eat in (limited seating). Cash & carry. They do not accept credit cards. 915 Lincold Avenue. Detroit Lakes, MN.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Central Market Deli, deli, American, open for: lunch, deli located in 24 hour grocery store. Variety of soups, sandwiches, hot foods, salads, fresh bakery items, meats, cheeses.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Quiznos, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, dine in or take out submarine sandwiches, personal pizzas, soups.
  • 1.90 mile(s) from Lakeside Tavern, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, currently Lakeside has 24 tap beers, serves one of a kind Colorado deep dish pizza and some of the juiciest burgers this side of Hamburg, Germany. Minnesota’s number one peanut bar invites you to come down enjoy the sun, patio and a pizza and we’ll provide the great memories. Who knows maybe you will be a part of the next chapter in the history of Lakeside Tavern.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Main Street Restaurant, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, located on 900 Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN. A casual, friendly place to gather. Serves breakfast and lunch. Specials every day. Specialize in homemade pies & desserts.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Zorbaz, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, pizza, pasta & Mexican food. Family style dining. Outdoor and indoor seating; casual attire. Full liquor, specializing in micro -beers, imports and wine. 402 West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes, MN. 218-847-5305.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Burnsides Char House, full service, American, open for: dinner, 1218 Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN. Dinner and buffet options, as well as a full service bar area.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Lakes Brewed Awakening, coffee shop, American, open for: lunch, 910 Washington Avenue. Detroit Lakes, MN 218-847-5104. Offering coffees, drinks, sandwiches, soups, bars.
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located in Washington Square Mall. Dine in or carry out. We also deliver. 218-847-1336.
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Godfather's Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, dine in or carry out. We also deliver. 712 - 1/2 Washington Avenue Detroit Lakes, MN. 218-847-3999.
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Chinese Dragon, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, located in Washington Square Mall. Offers a Chinese food menu for lunch and dinner. Take out available. 808 Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 218-847-2177.
  • 2.80 mile(s) from Perkins, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Perkins family restaurant is open 24 hours.
  • 3.60 mile(s) from El Metate, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, restaurant and lounge feature lake view of Little Detroit Lake. Outdoor and indoor seating. 720 West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes, MN 218-844-5333.
  • 4.30 mile(s) from KFC, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 1335 US Hwy 10 West. Detroit Lakes, MN
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Long Bridge Bar & Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Little Easy, full service, American, open for: dinner, located at the Detroit Country Club, overlooks luscious golf course greens. County Road 22, Detroit Lakes, MN 218-847-2512. Choose from Italian, steaks, seafood, pizza and more. Also offer Sunday Brunch and daily lunch specials.
  • 8.70 mile(s) from Hotel Shorham Bar Bistro, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, bar, bistro and pizzeria. Open May to Labor Day weekend. Casual dining in a historic landmark in the lakes area. Pizza, pasta, seafood, Mexican, full service bar. Order pizza to go: 218-847-9913. 24110 City Hwy 22 at Shoreham, Detroit Lakes, MN.
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Spanky's Stone Hearth, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Chef Hanson offers a diversified menu, including hand cut USDA choice Angus beef, seafood, charcoal grilled ribs & pasta with a signature home-made sauce. They offer an extensive wine & martini list & a full service bar to compliment any dinner entree. Enjoy a table nestled next to a fireplace on a crisp winter night or a table overlooking the water of Rose Lake in summer. So, go off the beaten path to Spanky's Stone Hearth...a place where memories are made & your worries are forgotten. 218-334-3555.
  • 14.40 mile(s) from Billy's Bar & Grille, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 158 East Main Street, Vergas, MN 218-342-2451. This casual bar & grill specializes in burgers. Sports bar with televisions to catch the game.


  • 2.30 mile(s) from Detroit Lakes High School, public school. Grades 9 - 12.
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Minnesota State Community & Technical College, AA, AS and AAS degrees, diplomas & certificates.
  • 43.00 mile(s) from MSUM, Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Concordia College, liberal arts college located in Moorhead, MN
  • 50.00 mile(s) from NDSU, North Dakota State University. Fargo, ND.

Nearby Cities

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Rochert
  • 26.00 mile(s) from White Earth
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Rollag
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Park Rapids
  • 44.00 mile(s) from Moorhead
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Fergus Falls
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Fargo, North Dakota
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Alexandria
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Bemidji
  • 92.00 mile(s) from Brainerd
  • 120 mile(s) from Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • 136 mile(s) from St. Cloud
  • 191 mile(s) from Watertown, South Dakota
  • 200 mile(s) from Duluth
  • 205 mile(s) from Minneapolis
  • 236 mile(s) from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • 242 mile(s) from Bismarck, North Dakota
  • 285 mile(s) from Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • 285 mile(s) from Rochester
  • 315 mile(s) from Minot, North Dakota
  • 317 mile(s) from Grand Marais
  • 340 mile(s) from Dickinson, North Dakota


  • 2.10 mile(s) from Detroit Lakes City Park, located by the beach on West Lake Drive. It's Pavilion has been a landmark for decades and can be rented to host events. 25 acres are furnished with picnic tables & park benches. Three picnic shelters with grills & electricity, and a bandshell open to public. Playground equipment, tennis courts, recreation center, Frisbee golf course and physical fitness course.
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Detroit Lakes City Beach, the City of Detroit Lakes has a mile long sandy public beach on the shore of Little Detroit Lake. It runs along West Lake Drive with a total of 4.8 acres of swimming activities, two boat launching accesses, and a fishing observation pier.
  • 3.20 mile(s) from Go-Putt-N-Bump, features a 19-hole miniature golf course known as the hardest one in five state area. Go-carts, kiddy go-carts, bumper boats, batting cages. 218-847-7083
  • 3.70 mile(s) from Maple Hills Golf Course, nine hole, par 36, 3023 yard course located east of Detroit Lakes. 12561 Golf Course Rd, Frazee, MN 218-847-9532
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lakes Country Scenic Byway, An 88 mile corridor that follows Highways 34 and 71. Along its route, the Byway uniquely spans three different types of geographic terrain. The terrain changes from glacial lake plains, to hardwood forests, to coniferous forests. It explores a region of woods, lakes, rivers, meadows and farmland.
  • 4.10 mile(s) from Forest Hills Golf Course, professionally designed 18-hole championship golf course, lies within a unique transition zone where gently rolling hills and vast prairie blend together. The scenic view promises to make this a truly memorable golfing experience. 218-439-6400
  • 5.20 mile(s) from Ironman Golf Course, the longest par three course in the nation with 1500 feet of lakefront. The tree lined fairways challenge golfers at all levels. 20664 County Hwy 21. Detroit Lakes, MN 218-847-5592
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Lakeview Executive Golf Course, picturesque course featuring large greens, with traps bordering all 18-holes. Opened in 1980. A club house, driving range, practice area and green are all part of the Lakeview Complex.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Pine to Palm Golf Course, completed in 1916, one of Minnesota's finest resort area layouts. Rolling terrain and trees make the course a challenging test of golf (par is 36-35-71).
  • 6.40 mile(s) from Dunton Locks County Park, located south of Detroit Lakes on Hwy 59 & 6, Dunton Locks is next to the DNR Fish Hatchery. Bring a picnic lunch and sit under one of two covered shelters. Fish off the pier; bike the trails. In winter the trails are groomed for cross country skiing. On weekends through the summer, a tram moves your boat from one lake to the other.
  • 7.90 mile(s) from Wildflower Golf Course, designed by Joel Goldstrand, one of the premier golf course architects in the Midwest, the course's distinctive "Prairie Links" design is unique in Minnesota. A course rating of 74.2 and a slope rating of 139 from the "tips" ranks Wildflower among state's most challenging courses.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Sucker Creek Preserve, 64 acre parcel of NW Minnesota hardwood forest. Handicapped accessible path leads you 1/3 mile through woods and newly seeded prairie to a 110 seat amphitheatre. Designated trout stream, Sucker Creek marks south preserve boundary. Outdoor activities include: hiking trails, X-country ski trails, birding & wildlife viewing. Free and open to the public as the City of Detroit Lakes' newest park. 218-847-8032
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Hamden Slough National Wildlife Area, when fully restored the refuge will provide the largest contiguous block of wetland prairie habitat in the region encompassing nearly 6,000 acres. This will provide resting and nesting cover for 219 species of migratory and nesting birds. Currently many species of waterfowl, shorebirds, neotropical migratory songbirds, and birds of prey rely on the shallow water and prairie habitat that has been restored on the refuge. 21212-210th Street, Audubon, MN.
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Tararac National Wildlife Refuge, 43,000 acres on the Mississippi flyway. Home to bald eagles, trumpeter swans, and countless species of birds and animal life. Picnicking, hiking, boating, cross-country skiing and a beautiful visitor's center. For more information 218-847-2641
  • 28.00 mile(s) from Maplewood State Park, the maple forest turns brilliant shades of orange, gold, and red in the fall. Eight major lakes and many ponds offer water lovers places to swim, fish, boat, and simply relax. Lake Lida has a sandy beach and large picnic areas for visitors. The park is host to 150 bird species & 50 mammal species. The extensive trail system attracts hikers, horseback riders, and x-country skiers.
  • 50.00 mile(s) from White Earth State Forest, 160,502 acres of rolling hills and lakes. Almost all of this forest is within the boundaries of the White Earth Indian Reservation. The Shuttlebug Nature Trail is popular for summer hiking. It has 70 miles of marked and groomed snowmobile trails. Located about 20 miles north of Park Rapids on Hwy 71, then west off Hwy 113. The White Earth Indian Reservation holds an annual PowWow; the first was held in 1862.
  • 53.00 mile(s) from Itasca State Park, the world's third longest river, The Mississippi, begins here as a small stream in Itasca State park. Established in 1891, this is MN's oldest state park. In this 32,000 acres sanctuary, the Mississippi River begins its journey to the Gulf of Mexico. 36750 Main Park Drive, Park Rapids, MN. 218-266-2100


  • 1.40 mile(s) from Sulaines Antique Shop, 601 Hwy 10 East. Detroit Lakes, MN 218-844-6830
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Washington Square Mall, located on Washington Avenue. Includes a variety of retail stores, coffee shop, restaurants and movie theater.
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Norby's Department Store, has been in business in downtown Detroit Lakes since 1906
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Kmart, 1305 Highway 10 West, Detroit Lakes, retail store and pharmacy 218-847-9777
  • 4.40 mile(s) from WalMart® Super Center, retail center, pharmacy and grocery. Open 24 hours
  • 4.50 mile(s) from Shady Hollow Flea Market, 18 acres of grassy setup & parking; average 100 setups/Sunday market; located in the Heart-of-Lakes vacation country; 42 years of operation


  • 70.00 mile(s) from Hector International Airport
  • 4.50 mile(s) from Detroit Lakes Airport
  • 2.60 mile(s) from Amtrak National Rail Passenger Service. Depot located on intersection of Washington Avenue and US Hwy 10 E. For reservations & schedule info call. 800-872-7245
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Detroit Lakes