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Rapid River Lodge

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2 indoor pools
2 indoor pools
2 indoor pools
Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking | Desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of Rapid River Lodge

Rapid River Lodge

2.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
7376 Woida Rd, Baxter, MN, 56425

Guests rated this location 9.4/10 - Exceptional

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNorthland Arboretum4 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Ossawinnamakee6 min drive
  • Popular LocationBuffalo Hills Park10 min drive
  • AirportBrainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional)11 min drive

Room options

About this area


Rapid River Lodge is located in Baxter. Crow Wing State Park and Mississippi River reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Nisswa Family Fun Center and This Old Farm. Traveling with kids? Consider Paul Bunyan Land and MN Surf Co.

What's nearby

  • Northland Arboretum - 4 min drive
  • Brainerd International Raceway - 6 min drive
  • Lake Ossawinnamakee - 6 min drive
  • Cragun's Legacy Courses - 8 min drive
  • Buffalo Hills Park - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional) - 11 min drive


  • McDonald's - 4 min drive
  • Taco Bell - 2 min drive
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - 11 min walk
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill - 2 min drive
  • Casey's General Store - 3 min drive

About this property

Rapid River Lodge

Family-friendly hotel
You can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, an arcade/game room, and laundry facilities at Rapid River Lodge. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a fireplace in the lobby and a gym.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • 2 indoor pools and a children's pool, with a lazy river and a waterslide
  • Free self parking
  • Meeting rooms, an elevator, and smoke-free premises
  • A gift shop, free newspapers, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews say good things about the family-friendly amenities, breakfast, and helpful staff
Room features
All 68 rooms feature comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, as well as perks like free WiFi and desk chairs. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with bathtubs and free toiletries
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Children's pool
  • Gym
  • Lazy river
  • Spa tub
  • Waterslide

Family friendly

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Children's pool
  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lazy river
  • Waterslide


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Laundry facilities

Business services

  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms


  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible gym
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Bathtub only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV with premium cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Free local calls
  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Window screens

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age: 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property’s water park hours are Friday 4-9 PM, Saturday 9 AM–9 PM (closed 3-4 PM), and Sunday 9 AM–3 PM.
Cash is accepted at check-out only.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from October 10 to January 27:
  • Fitness facilities
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 18 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • In-room safe fee: USD 1.50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Rapid River Lodge have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 Indoor pools and a children's pool. The pool is closed seasonally each year from October 10 to January 27.

How much does it cost to stay at Rapid River Lodge?

As of Mar 28, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rapid River Lodge on Apr 11, 2023 start from $106.02, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Rapid River Lodge pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Rapid River Lodge?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Rapid River Lodge?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Rapid River Lodge?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Rapid River Lodge located?

This family-friendly Baxter hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Northland Arboretum and Mississippi River. Lake Ossawinnamakee and Buffalo Hills Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rapid River Lodge and receive a full refund?

Yes, Rapid River Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rapid River Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The convenience of its location to shopping and restaurants and the cleanliness of the entire hotel was wonderful. The only thing I would change is the coffee…it tasted like chemicals or like it was treated with something so get your own as there are plenty of coffee shops around!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Fun waterpark, although I wish it was open longer, only from 4-9pm.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
More breakfast options would be nice.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
NO amenities, eveeything closed for renovation with NO refunds!!! BEWARE! Staff very rude at checkout & acrually laughed about no pool for our children. Would not stay here ever again
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

6/10 Okay

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

8/10 Good


Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was as advertised and easy to find. The room was large and beds were comfortable.

General hotel information

Highly Rated Amenities
Indoor Pool & Property Cleanliness
Star Rating
7376 Woida Rd, Baxter, MN