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Classic Lake Sallie Cottage in Detroit Lakes - Fish, Golf, Bike, Kayak, Relax
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful Location - Owners Excellent

"Wonderful location. Cabin is next door to the DL Country Club and has great sandy beach front on beautiful Lake Sallie. Cabin is pet friendly and has a quiet private road servicing the cabins that makes for a wonderful morning walk. Outdoor entertainment area lakeside is especially enjoyable. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Classic Lake Sallie Cottage in Detroit Lakes - Fish, Golf, Bike, Kayak, Relax
Classic Lake Sallie Cabin With Outstanding View & Lakefront on 2 Lakes!
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3.32 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)
Family time

"We had a great time Every thing in your ad is true. Will try again next year the good lord willing In"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Classic Lake Sallie Cabin With Outstanding View & Lakefront on 2 Lakes!
Idyllic Lake House In Quiet Woodland Setting On Crystal Clear Lake Pickerel
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6.25 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Beautiful home and setting!

"Beautiful home and perfect location - very peaceful and quiet lake. We hope to book again!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Idyllic Lake House In Quiet Woodland Setting On Crystal Clear Lake Pickerel
Hardwood Hills Vineyard And Horse Ranch
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6.55 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
peaceful

"very peaceful location"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Hardwood Hills Vineyard And Horse Ranch
Shorewood Beach House ~ Gather, Relax, Enjoy!
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7.9 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Steps to paradise

"Great stay! Had everything we needed, wanted and more! Lisa was an excellent host! Would definitely rent this property again!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Shorewood Beach House ~ Gather, Relax, Enjoy!
Cozy Cabin Perfect for Families on Quiet Marion Lake, Otter Tail County
3.9/5Good! (19 reviews)
Wonderful time with 8 Grandkids & Family!

"We all enjoyed 6 great days!:)"…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Cozy Cabin Perfect for Families on Quiet Marion Lake, Otter Tail County
Modern Amenities & Gorgeous Sunsets!
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4.28 mi from city center
Modern Amenities & Gorgeous Sunsets!
Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit
3 out of 5
1200 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $160 per night
2.11 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (198 reviews)

"Secret little hideaway vacation. We got the king suite. Very nice. Even love there beekind brand of shampoo and wash They even have a stack of wood for nice fires. Definitely will continue to return."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit
AmericInn by Wyndham Detroit Lakes
2.5 out of 5
777 Hwy. 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night
1.06 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (113 reviews)

"This was our second year coming up and both times have had an amazing experience! Staff even remembered us from last year, were very friendly, and checking in and out was a breeze. Will be back next year again!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Detroit Lakes
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Detroit Lakes, MN
2.5 out of 5
1330 Highway 10 E, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $94 per night
2.11 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (200 reviews)

"We loved how clean it was. Breakfast was amazing! Located right by the lake."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Detroit Lakes, MN
Super 8 by Wyndham Perham
2 out of 5
106 Jake St, Perham, MN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night
20.62 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (115 reviews)

"Neat and clean nice location room's were ready at time presented"…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham Perham
Quality Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
615 Highway 10 E, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free Cancellation
The price is $85 per night
0.97 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (217 reviews)

"Check in and check out Person was excellent she was so polite she's definitely personable.."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites
Next-level Social Distancing - the Definition of Get-away-from-it-all!
4.6/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Great family trip w/ the dogs!

"The whole family (wife, 14 yo daughter, 11 yo son, and myself) including the dogs had a great time! This was the first time we ever did any type sort of glamping or camping and we loved it. We took advantage of the stand up paddle board and brought our own kayaks which was great for fishing and seeing ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Next-level Social Distancing - the Definition of Get-away-from-it-all!
Fair Hills Resort
2.5 out of 5
24270 COUNTY HWY 20, Detroit Lakes, MN
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9.89 mi from city center
Fair Hills Resort
Best Western Plus Holland House
2.5 out of 5
615 Highway 10 E, Detroit Lakes, MN
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0.97 mi from city center
Best Western Plus Holland House
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Visiting Detroit Lakes

Visitors to Detroit Lakes are sure to enjoy the lakeside setting. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cafés, festivals, and parks.

  • There are 49 hotels and other accommodations in Detroit Lakes
  • The closest major airport is in Fargo, ND (FAR-Hector Intl.), 46.8 mi (75.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Detroit Lakes

Cultural venues in the city include History Museum of East Otter Tail County, Historic Holmes Theater, and Northern Pacific Depot Museum. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and these places to visit: Otter Tail Lake, Lyle Crovisier Memorial Park, and Riverbend Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Thumper Pond Golf Course and Hawley Golf Club.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 49 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Detroit Lakes. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • AmericInn by Wyndham Hawley - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit - Our customers like the bar and breakfast at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a marina, a full-service spa, and a private beach.
  • GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting Around Detroit Lakes

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Detroit Lakes Station. Detroit Lakes may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Detroit Lakes

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 45°F and the nighttime average to be -3°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 81°F during the day and 24°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 63°F during the day and 0°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Detroit Lakes is 27.28 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 1°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Detroit Lakes?
AmericInn by Wyndham Hawley is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other favorite options based on reviews include Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit and GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Detroit Lakes, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Detroit Lakes.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Detroit Lakes?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Detroit Lakes, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Detroit Lakes?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Perham is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Detroit Lakes?
Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a private beach and a children’s pool. Super 8 by Wyndham Perham is another choice for your stay with the kids.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Detroit Lakes?
Quality Inn & Suites is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers 3 indoor pools and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes and Super 8 by Wyndham Perham.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Riverbend Park?
AmericInn by Wyndham Hawley is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Riverbend Park. Other good options in the area include Ramada by Wyndham Fargo and Travelodge & Suites by Wyndham Fargo/Moorhead.
What about the best place to stay close to Thumper Pond Golf Course?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Otter Lodge, located a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Thumper Pond Golf Course, and this lodge offers a restaurant and free WiFi. GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham and Super 8 by Wyndham Perham are two other good options within the area.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Detroit Lakes?
AmericInn by Wyndham Wadena is a hotel featuring free breakfast and an indoor pool, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Visit Thumper Pond Golf Course, Hawley Golf Club, or Whitetail Run Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in Detroit Lakes?
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include AmericInn by Wyndham Detroit Lakes and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Detroit Lakes, MN.

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