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Silver Rapids Lodge

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Overview of Silver Rapids Lodge

Silver Rapids Lodge

2.5 star property

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar
459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

Guests rated this location 8.7/10 - Excellent

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWhite Iron Lake3 min drive
  • Popular LocationDorothy Molter Museum7 min drive
  • Popular LocationBurntside Lake15 min drive
  • AirportEly, MN (LYU-Ely Municipal)17 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Ely, Silver Rapids Lodge is on the beach. Dorothy Molter Museum is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Superior National Forest and Quetico Provincial Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

What's nearby

  • White Iron Lake - 3 min drive
  • Dorothy Molter Museum - 7 min drive
  • Burntside Lake - 15 min drive
  • Birch Lake - 31 min drive
  • Secret Blackstone Trailhead - 31 min drive


  • Log Cabin Coffee - 8 min drive
  • Boathouse Brewpub & Restaurant - 10 min drive
  • Subway - 8 min drive
  • Antlers Lounge - 11 min drive
  • Silver Rapids Lodge - 8 min walk

About this property

Silver Rapids Lodge

Property highlights
Consider a stay at Silver Rapids Lodge and take advantage of a terrace, a garden, and a playground. With a beachfront location, this lodge is the perfect place to soak up some sun. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna. Free WiFi in public areas is available to all guests, along with a bar and a restaurant.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Barbecue grills, a gift shop, and ATM/banking services
  • A vending machine
  • Guest reviews speak well of the dining options, bar, and overall value
Room features
All 26 rooms offer comforts such as air conditioning.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 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
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site

Food and drink

  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant

Things to do

  • Playground
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Playground


  • ATM
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • No housekeeping

Business services

  • Meeting room


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • On the beach
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • No elevator


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

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Silver Rapids Hotel Ely
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Frequently asked questions

Is Silver Rapids Lodge pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Silver Rapids Lodge?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Silver Rapids Lodge?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 8 PM.

What time is check-out at Silver Rapids Lodge?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Silver Rapids Lodge located?

Nestled on the beach, this Ely lodge is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Superior National Forest and 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from Dorothy Molter Museum. Quetico Provincial Park and Secret Blackstone Trailhead are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Silver Rapids Lodge and receive a full refund?

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


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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Good


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2022

6/10 Okay

Sylvia, Indianapolis

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
We arrived in the dark and had to leave early in the morning so really didn't get to see much of the property. Arriving in the dark was...dark! Lighting around property was limited it seemed. We had lot of stuff to unload from our truck and our room was in the back. We used the access road in back as there was no instruction on map as to how to get to the back. There was no lighting at back of building or on stairs going up to our room which also didn't have any lighting at the door. Luckily we had flashlights. Bed was comfy but the overall look of the place was that it needed a bit of sprucing up. Freezer door in fridge was broken. Cabinet door wouldn't close due to panel above it was broken also and had slid down. Top of stove fan needed cleaning. Just lots of little things that if taken care of would make a huge difference in appearance. But not bad place to stay for a night
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It will be very nice when fully renovated, but worked great for what we wanted. Nice view of the lake set in the woods. Badic but clean accommodations.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved that it is closed to Ely, but outside, so it feels like a little remote resort. Nice bar, with locals that stop by for happy hour.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible


The photos and room booked in line was not what was received. Light didn’t work pathway to room was dark. Beds were uninviting. Ceiling looked like it was about to fall in. Room was not worth the rental price.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible


Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Unit was out dated 80’s probably. never put a dime into it. Big crack in wall, no tv, bring your own drinking water. Big camper in front so no view of lake. We stayed a couple times in the past so can tell they don’t put nothing into the motel units. I sure hope cabins are better.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022