Anchor Inn Resort      
55960 County Road 4, Spring Lake, MN 56680, USA    
(888) 798-2718, (218) 659-2718
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  1. The Lodge at Anchor Inn is the heart of this legendary Minnesota resort. It’s th...
  2. The anchor, our namesake, had been used by a logging company in the early 1900's...
  3. One of two bedrooms in Cabin 1 with queen and twin bed. Accented with pine pane...
  4. Boat docks on the banks of the Bowstring River with the famous Anchor Inn bridge...
  5. Living Room Cottage 2. One bedroom with two full beds....
  6. One of 2 bedrooms Cottage 3 each with a queen bed....
  7. Newly renovated 2015 exterior of Cottage 4 ....
  8. Living and dining area of three bedroom unit....
  9. Cottage 5 kitchen,...
  10. Living room Cottage 5 two bedroom unit with log cabin charm....
  11. One of three bedrooms in this two bath unit with full kitchen, living room, cabl...
  12. One of 4 Bedrooms Cottage 7. Two baths, living room, full kitchen....
  13. Cottage 9 one bedroom with queen....



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Description

Circa 1921. Reconnect with nature at a family-oriented inn on the shores of the Bowstring River in the heart of Chippewa National Forest. Owned and operated by four generations of the Kitterman family since 1968, the property offers bed and breakfast rooms, cottages, and camping facilities. Rooms in the lodge are considered “Bed, Boat, and Breakfast” rooms as they include breakfast and the unique amenity of the use of a boat and motor. Cottages vary in size from one bedroom to four bedrooms. They feature fully equipped kitchens, WiFi, and cable television; some cottages are pet-friendly. The inn boasts a weekly fish fry, access to swimming, boating, skiing, and tubing areas, hiking and biking trails, and a gift shop. The area presents fruitful fishing grounds where people have caught walleye, largemouth bass, and bluegill from the inn’s bridge, docks, and shore.

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Amenities

This property has 9 total guest accommodations and 8 cottages. The types of beds available include Twin, Double and Queen.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Coffeemaker
  • DVD
  • Family/Kid Friendly
  • Free parking on premise
  • Gift Shop
  • Heating
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack Bar
  • Wireless Internet Access

Events Hosted

    • Family Reunions
    • Honeymoons
    • Romantic Getaways

Pet Restrictions

We have pet friendly units available for our guests. Units that are not pet friendly are reserved for our guests who have pet allergies. Your hosts have pets which are only allowed in pet areas.
  • Pets Allowed
  • We Have Pet Friendly Units Available For Our Guests. Units That Are Not Pet Friendly Are Reserved For Our Guests Who Have Pet Allergies. Your Hosts Have Pets Which Are Only Allowed In Pet Areas

Romantic Interest

Anchor Inn Resort provides individual cabins for your privacy. Each unit is unique ranging from rustic resort units to modern accommodations. Enjoy getting in touch with nature in the quiet facilities located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. Many area attractions provide a variety of activities to enjoy during your stay.

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Community of Minnesota Resorts, Minnesota Resort and Campground Association

Describe Garden and Grounds

A Minnesota family vacation at Anchor Inn Resort, located on the shores of the Bowstring River near Spring Lake, Minnesota is like a breath of fresh air…literally! Located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest Anchor Inn offers guests the opportunity to take a break from the pressures of everyday living and fish, hunt or just relax in the beauty of Minnesota’s northwoods. Anchor Inn Resort has long been a fixture on the shores of the river that runs past its docks. Began in the early 1920s as a hunting lodge it has survived the decades with its history, peace and legendary service intact. Owned and operated today by the Kitterman family, it offers guests a variety of lodging choices including modern, clean and comfortable cottages, Bed and Breakfast rooms above the Lodge and a campground set up for RV camping or tent camping.


Cottage 1

Our most popular guest cottage, this lakeside A-Frame features a beautiful view of Little Sand Lake through its expansive wall of windows. A soaring vaulted ceiling lends to the northwoods atmosphere of this vacation home which features carpeting throughout, ceiling fans, cable TV and Wi-Fi. The full kitchen has modern appliances including an electric range, microwave, dishwasher and amenities like a private laundry room, full bath with tub/shower and a large deck. With two queen beds, two twin beds and a sofa sleeper, Cottage 1 will sleep up to eight people. All cottages are fully equipped with everything you need – just bring your bath towels and kitchen towels. Sorry not pet friendly.

Rates: $225 - $1125

Type of bed: (2) , Queen(2) , Twin

Cottage 2

This comfortable one bedroom cottage is conveniently located nearest our Lodge. With two full beds Cottage 2 will accommodate up to four people comfortably. This cottage features gas heat, a fully equipped kitchen, full bath with a shower, carpeting throughout and a ceiling fan. All cottages are fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your vacation with us, including Wi-Fi. You just need to bring your bath towels and kitchen towels.

Rates: $150 - $750

Type of bed: (2) , Double

Cottage 3

This two bedroom cottage is conveniently located close to our Lodge. There is a queen bed in each bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living room. This cottage has gas heat, a fully equipped kitchen, full bath with a shower, carpeting throughout and a ceiling fan. It will accommodate up to 6 people. You only need to bring bath towels and kitchen towels. All cottages are fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your vacation with us including Wi-Fi. Quiet and well-behaved pets (excluding cats) are welcome in this cottage. Pet charges will apply and we require a deposit if you will be vacationing with your house pets. Please see our Pet Policy for details.

Rates: $155 - $775

Type of bed: (2) , Queen

Cottage 4

This three bedroom cottage has a queen bed in each of two bedrooms, and two twin beds in the third. With the sofa sleeper in the new living area this cottage will accommodate up to 8 people. It features electric heat and air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, full bath with shower, carpeting throughout and ceiling fans. All cottages are fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your vacation with us, including Wi-Fi; just bring your bath towels and kitchen towels. Quiet and well-behaved pets (excluding cats) are welcome in Cottage 4. Pet charges will apply and we require a deposit if you will be vacationing with your house pets.

Rates: $190 - $975

Type of bed: (2) , Queen(2) , Twin

Cottage 5

Spacious and modern with pioneer charm, this two bedroom unit is built around an authentic hand-cut log cabin which serves as the living room. Lots of windows and a screened porch offer great views of Little Sand Lake and the Bowstring River. The kitchen has plenty of cupboards and counter space, as well as modern appliances including a microwave, gas range, and full-size refrigerator. The dining area conveniently adjoins the kitchen. There is a queen bed in one bedroom, two twin beds in the second bedroom and a sofa sleeper in the living room. There is a full bathroom with tub and shower. Ceiling fans, central heat, cable TV and Wi-Fi complete the list of amenities. This unit sleeps up to six people. All cabins are fully equipped with everything you need – just bring your bath towels and kitchen towels.

Rates: $195 - $975

Type of bed: Queen(2) , Twin

Cottage 6

This spacious and completely remodeled unit has central heat, air conditioning and three bedrooms; one with a queen bed, and two with two twin beds. There is a sofa sleeper in the living room, a spacious kitchen with adjoining dining area, and two baths with showers. There are lake views from two bedrooms, the living room, dining room and deck. This cottage has ceiling fans, cable TV and Wi-Fi. It accommodates up to eight people.

Rates: $230 - $1150

Type of bed: Queen(4) , Twin

Cottage 7

This 4-bedroom cottage features a master bedroom with a queen bed, and 3 bedrooms each with 2 twin beds. Cottage 7 has a spacious dining area and living area with two futons, and a nice-size deck. The kitchen has plenty of cupboards and counter space as well as new appliances including a microwave, gas range, and full-size refrigerator. There are 2 full baths with showers. Ceiling fans, central heat and air conditioning, cable TV and Wi-Fi complete the list of amenities offered. Cottage 7 can accommodate a maximum of 10 people. All cottages are fully equipped with everything you need – just bring bath towels and kitchen towels.

Rates: $360 - $1800

Type of bed: Queen(6) , Twin

 
Cottage 9

This rustic cottage sits just feet from the Bowstring River and gives guests a great opportunity to enjoy getting “back to nature.” Cottage 9 is a sportsman’s favorite with one bedroom, a living area, gas heat, a fully-equipped kitchen, carpeting throughout and a ceiling fan. Bathroom facilities are available at our central shower house. Cottage 9 can sleep up to four people. All cottages are fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your vacation with us – just bring bath towels and kitchen towels. Your quiet and well-behaved pets (excluding cats) are welcome in Cottage 9. Pet charges will apply and we require a deposit if you will be vacationing with your house pets.

Rates: $105 - $520

Type of bed: Queen

Lodge Bed Breakfast

Three “Bed, Boat & Breakfast” rooms at Anchor Inn are perfect for those just passing through our area or those looking to come north for just a weekend. Located in our Lodge, these comfortable rooms with a shared bathroom are great for short stays. Linens and towels are furnished as are delicious morning meals. A boat and motor are included in the rental rate of our “B, B & B” rooms but we offer a discounted rate for those not interested in using a boat and motor. No smoking or pets in the lodge.

Rates: $110 - $150

Type of bed: (2) , Queen, Twin

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Cancellation

With at least 90 days advance notice of cancellation, your deposit can be transferred to another date during the current season. If you cancel less than 90 days before your scheduled arrival date we will refund 50% of your deposit (or do a short notice transfer)only if we are able to re-rent the unit you initially reserved. If we are unable to re-rent your unit, you will be held financially responsible for the full rental rate of your scheduled stay with us. No credit will be given for late arrivals or early departures. Daily reservations require a one night rental deposit. Groups or families reserving two or more cottages will be required to pay a nonrefundable deposit of 50% of the weekly rate for each unit. The remaining 50% balance must be paid in full by May 1st.

Check-in/Check-out

3 PM / 9 AM


Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Beaches
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)

Historic Interest

Anchor Inn Resort got its start in 1921 as a hunting lodge owned by William Osufsen. In 1946 the resort was purchased by Ray and Nellie Chaplain. They operated the resort until 1968 when it was purchased by Kitty and Naomi, the first generation of the Kitterman family to own Anchor Inn Resort. Today Bud and Gin Kitterman, son of Kitty and Naomi, along with their children continue the family tradition of providing great Minnesota vacations Hoosier-style. Contact them today for information about a stay at Anchor Inn Resort and experience their legendary hospitality for yourself.

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are September-October.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the iLoveinns.com Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.

Promotional Rates and Packages:

2016 Fall Special
Reserve any Stay at Anchor Inn from May thru August and enjoy a Return Stay in the fall (Sept. – Nov.) at an extra 30% off our already discounted fall rates.
Valid from 09/01/2016 through 11/13/2016.
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