Bragging Rights

OUR COLLECTION OF AWARDS

2018

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

Cru: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

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 PGA North Dakota Chapter (Adam Haugen)


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 from the editors of 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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