Bragging Rights

OUR COLLECTION OF AWARDS

2019
Top Resorts in the Midwest (#3): Readers’ Choice Awards Conde Nast Traveler
Best of MN, Best Dinner with a View WCCO-TV CBS Minnesota
Top 7 Destination Spas outside the Twin Cities Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
16 Incredible Midwest Vacations U.S. News
Best Resort/Lodge Minnesota Meetings & Events Magazine
Best Outdoor Venue MN Bride Magazine
Best MN Destination Venue MN Bride Magazine
15 Best Resorts in Minnesota The Crazy Tourist

2018
Top 100 Spas of 2018 Spas of America
Best Hotel/Resort Lake Time Magazine
Best Spa (Glacial Waters Spa) Lake Time Magazine
Best Golf Course (The Preserve) Lake Time Magazine
Best Wine Selection (#1) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Best Resort (#1) Best of the Brainerd Lakes presented by The Brainerd Dispatch
Best Sunday Brunch (#2) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Best Massage/Spa (#2) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Best Place for Winter Family Fun(#3) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Best Wedding/Party Venues (#3) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Best Italian Food (#3) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Best Lakeside Destination (#3) Best of Brainerd Lakes presented by the Brainerd Dispatch
Award of Excellence (Cru) | Wine Spectator
Best Minnesota Destination Venue MN Bride Magazine
Top Resorts in Texas and the Midwest (#5): Readers’ Choice Awards 2018 Conde Nast Traveler
Minnesota’s Best Golf Hotel 2018 World Golf Awards
Best Hotel/Resort Lake Time Magazine Reader’s Choice
Best Spa Lake Time Magazine Reader’s Choice
Best Golf Course Lake Time Magazine Reader’s Choice
Best of Minnesota, Best Winter Staycation WCCO-TV CBS Minnesota
Couples’ Choice Award Wedding Wire
Best Golf Venue MN Meetings & Events Magazine
Best Resort/Lodge MN Meetings & Events Magazine


2017
Best of Minnesota: Resort (#1) Minnesota Monthly
Best of Minnesota: Golf Course (#3) Minnesota Monthly
Couples’ Choice Award Wedding Wire
Family Vacation Critic Favorite Family Vacation Critique
Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space MN Meetings & Events Magazine
Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space MN Meetings & Events Magazine
Minnesota’s Best Destination Venue Minnesota Bride Magazine
Award of Excellence (Cru) Wine Spectator
Top Resorts in the Midwest (#2) Conde Nast Traveler
Best of Minnesota, #1 Resort Minnesota Monthly
Best of Minnesota, #3 Golf Minesota Monthly
Best Spas in Minnesota (#6) Best Things Minnesota
Best Hotels and Resorts for Families in Minnesota (#1) Best Things Minnesota
Member Club of the Year – The Pines & The Preserve Minnesota MGA
Minnesota Section PGA Resort Facility Promoter of the Year (Jack Wawro) Minnesota MGA
Professional of the Year in the Minnesota (Adam Haugen) PGA North Dakota Chapter


2016
Top Resorts in the Midwest (#3) Conde Nast Traveler
Best Kept Secret (Cru) Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Awards
Best Family Resort/Campground Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Awards
Minnesota’s Best Outdoor Reception Venue Minnesota Bride Magazine
Minnesota’s Best Honeymoon Location Minnesota Bride Magazine
Award of Excellence Wine Spectator
Best of Business Meeting & Event Space Twin Cities Business Magazine
Best of Business Golf Course Twin Cities Business Magazine
Best of Business Restaurant Bar Twin Cities Business Magazine
Family Vacation Critique Favorite Family Vacation Critique
Best Resort in Minnesota for Golf Star Tribune
Best Social Media Presence MN Meetings & Events Magazine
Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space MN Meetings & Events Magazine
Customer-Facing Innovator Hospitality Technology
Spas of America’s Top 100 of 2016 Spas of America


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MEDIA MENTIONS

2018
Resorts Redefine Family Vacation Star Tribune
Grand View Lodge planning new hotel, rec center Kare 11
Grand View Lodge to add 60-room boutique hotel at Brainerd Lakes Bring Me The News
A Wednesday Fourth of July: Breaking Down the Impact of a Midweek Holiday Twin Cities Business
50 Honeymoon Locations in Every State MSN
Area Golf: Boos remembered as the creator of golf mecca Brainerd Dispatch
Grand View named Best Resort/Lodge, Best Golf Venue in MN Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Cooking with WCCO: ‘Distilled: Art of the Cocktail Weekend’ At Grand View Lodge WCCO TV
Best Easter Brunch Menus in Minnesota CBS Minnesota
WCCO Viewer’s Choice for Best Winter ‘Staycation’ in Minnesota CBS Minnesota
Land of 10,000 Lodges Minnesota Monthly
Brainerd lakes area resorts hope to win big Super Bowl weekend Brainerd Dispatch
Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2017 Spas of America


2017
Couples’ Choice Award Wedding Wire
Top Resorts in the Midwest (#2): Readers’ Choice Awards Conde Nast Traveler
Strategic Retreats Twin Cities Business
Road trip! Minnesota Parent
2017 Best of Minnesota Reader Survey Minnesota Monthly
One year later: The silver lining in the supercell Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Grand View wins awards Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Minnesota Bride Magazine recognizes Grand View Lodge Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Cote Family Companies welcomes Juliano as CEO Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Grand View Lodge earns Century Resort status Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Grand View Lodge turns destroyed deck into stone patio Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Area resorts win awards Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Best of Business 2017 Twin Cities Business


2016
Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2016 Spas of America
Top Resorts in the Midwest (#3): Readers’ Choice Awards Conde Nast Traveler
Golf Getaways: Tee it up…before the Ryder Cup Minnesota Monthly
Best Resort for Golf: Grandview Lodge, Nisswa Best of MN 2016 Star Tribune
Grand View Lodge, Maddens win Awards Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Grand View Lodge 100th Anniversary Central MN Brides
20 Best Summer Lake Vacation Spots in North America | vacationidea.com


2015
Grand View Lodge is Perfect Girls’ Getaway Minnesota Monthly
Spas’s of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2015 Spas of America
Top 10 Resorts in the Midwest: Readers’ Choice Awards Conde Nast Traveler Planet Golf Review: The Pines
15 Beautiful Wedding Venues that will make you want to Tie the Knot | AgapeVoyage.com
Instant Itinerary Best of the Midwest Travel Midwest Living
Brainerd Mpls St.Paul Annual Weekend Getaways
Brainerd Lakes Area Dominates Tourism Awards Brainerd Dispatch
Destination Golf Minnesota Golf
Destination Dining Minnesota Monthly Magazine
Top Culinary Destinations Across Minnesota Minnesota Monthly Magazine
The Preserve at Grand View Lodge Golf Minnesota Magazine
Grand View Lodge AAA Weekender Magazine


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