Grand View Lodge – Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota

Create a lifetime of memories.

The historic Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake has been providing our guests with memorable vacations since 1916. It is our mission to continue the legacy of a high standard of service, dedicated staff, and unique atmosphere that has been upheld for 100 years.

Explore a variety of activities, two championship golf courses, the rejuvenating Glacial Waters Spa, a collection of distinctive dining venues and some of the best accommodations in the state.


Grand View Lodge believes that your accommodation should be comfortable and relaxing – where you can unwind after an exhilarating day on the lake or golf course in a space that feels good. Over the years, we’ve built a variety of excellent accommodations to reflect our guest’s tastes, interests, and party size. Whatever you are looking for in a Minnesota resort vacation lodging, we have the lodging just right for you.

Grand View Lodge is spread across several hundred acres with lodging located in select areas to provide the maximum privacy, enjoyment, scenic views, and convenience to our guests. North, our newest addition, is a 60-room boutique hotel and conference center. Guests staying at North will be able to unload their luggage, park, and check-in all at one location.

Customizable Event Spaces

Whether you need a small boardroom location or a ballroom, we have the facilities to accommodate your group’s needs. From banquet or reception style to theater or classroom style, The Gull Lake Center, Norway Center, and North have multiple rooms of various sizes that can be set up the way you please. The Gull Lake Center Ballroom, our largest indoor facility, can accommodate up to 650 people depending on the set-up style you desire.

Team Building and Resort Activities

Grand View Lodge offers a wide variety of team-building activities that will enhance your group’s cooperation, decision-making skills, and foster a team spirit. Our experienced Resort Amenities Director will help create custom team-building events specifically for your group.

Some of our more popular team building activities include The Amazing Race, Benevolent Bike Build, and our Photo Scavenger Hunt.

We also offer an array of group activities, including spa experiences, fishing, boating, swimming, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, biking, walking trails, and more.


No vacation experience is complete without the delicious taste of savory meals prepared to perfection. Grand View Lodge offers a variety of dining options and atmospheres – ranging from casual to intimate. Our chefs create a culinary experience intended to delight and surprise. Located within easy walking or driving distance to our accommodations, each Grand View Lodge dining venue is here to make your vacation dining carefree and memorable. All eight dining venues are family-friendly and welcome the youngest of guests.

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