Lutsen Resort

5700 W Hwy 61, Lutsen, MN 55612 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Lutsen Resort

Lutsen Resort is a classic beach wedding venue located in Lutsen, Minnesota. Founded in 1885, it's the most historic resort in Minnesota and will give you the destination wedding you've envisioned without the hassle of passports and airfare. Let them create your dream wedding with their incredible service.

Facilities and Capacities
Lutsen Resort has seven event spaces available. With Lake Superior as the backdrop, the historic resort offers plenty of picturesque locations. For those looking to have an outdoor ceremony, their Lakeside Lawn is perfect for just that. This ceremony site offers a stunning backdrop and plenty of space for your friends and family. Couples who are looking to have their wedding indoors can opt for the Superior Ballroom. Hosting up to 175 guests, the Ballroom is also ideal for a night of dancing.

Services Offered
From setup to cleanup, Lutsen Resort can help you from start to finish on your special day. Their event planning staff will assist you in customizing your day down to every last minute detail. Event rentals such as arches, ceiling decor and centerpieces can be provided. Additional services to consider are:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Decor
  • Lighting


Cuisine
Lutsen Resort offers catering for your big day. Hors d'oeuvres, family style and buffet serving styles are available. They can meet various dietary needs, such as gluten-free and vegetarian options. S'mores and assorted cheesecakes are two of the dessert alternatives they can create, in place of or in addition to a traditional wedding cake.


Accommodations
Lutsen Resort offers plenty of lodging options. Their Lutsen Lodge provides a Scandinavian ambience with hand-hewn beams and stone fireplaces. If you're looking for a more secluded option, the Poplar River Condos offer luxury in an intimate setting with whirlpools, gas fireplaces and a private deck or patio. Additional accommodations, such as cabins or townhomes, are also available.

Other Services
The Event Coordinators at Lutsen Resort are there to help you plan the event and answer questions from day one. They will even be there on your wedding day working behind the scenes on your behalf. Bartending services can also be provided at this one-of-a-kind venue.

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47 Reviews for Lutsen Resort

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Maria Anderson · Married on 06/22/2019

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    The best we could have asked for!

    We were extremely impressed with Lutsen's staff! We wanted our wedding to feel like a vacation for ourselves and our guests, and our coordinator, Sine, took note and helped us feel relaxed the whole time. If you're looking for a great venue with an "up north" feel to it (and you don't mind the drive), Lutsen is the place for you! We will be coming back for anniversaries for years to come!

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    Kari Patnode · Married on 06/01/2019

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    We Love Lutsen Resort

    Lutsen Resort was an amazing wedding venue! Our coordinator, Sine, was very helpful down to the last detail and super easy to work with. All the staff at the resort were very professional and willing to help in any way they could. Our guests raved about the food and the gorgeous setting! We wouldn’t change a thing and highly recommend Lutsen Resort!

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Lutsen Resort FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 700.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 175
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 7
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Beach, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    Winter Special
    Our winter wedding couples will receive a $400 discount on their ceremony rental AND $600 on their Superior Ballroom Rental.*This special is for weddings of 70 guests or more. Please inquire for weddings less than 70 guests as we still have great deals for you!*

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Northland Special Events
    Northland Special Events Wedding Florists

    Lutsen Resort is a sublime venue for a North Shore wedding! From the breathtaking shoreline to top notch food and service, you cannot go wrong at Lutsen. We've done many, many gorgeous weddings at this venue and we look forward to continuing to partner with Lutsen on many more to come!

  • Coppersmith Photographers
    Coppersmith Photographers Wedding Photographers

    What better praise can we give for Lutsen Resort other then, we got married there too!

  • Princess Pine Events and Design
    Princess Pine Events and Design Wedding Planners

    A fantastic histrical site to host your wedding at. Phenominal views, great food and a exceptional staff and wedding program.

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  • 5700 W Hwy 61 Lutsen, MN, 55612 See on map
    844-311-7830 (Phone number)
    2186636658 (Other Phone Number)
    2186636145 (Fax Number)

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