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Venues in Nisswa, Minnesota,
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About Us

Offering you a beautiful and unforgettable atmosphere for your Minnesota destination wedding, Grand View Lodge is the perfect place to say “I do”. The Historic Grand View Lodge offers a variety of ceremony and reception venues, luxury accommodations, casual-to-elegant dining, 45 holes of championship golf, 9 holes of leisure golf, on-site Glacial Waters Spa, 2500 feet of sandy beach on beautiful Gull and Roy Lake, tennis courts, and a new recreation facility ‘North Park’ which features an indoor and outdoor pool area, fitness center, yoga studio, and more.

Facilities and Capacities
From small, intimate parties to large, grand affairs - Grand View Lodge offers you a variety of unforgettable indoor and outdoor venues for your special day. Envision yourself walking down their iconic stone Grand Staircase - the lake in sight and the Historic Main Lodge in the background, surrounded by towering pines and your loved ones. The Chapel opens to a vaulted ceiling with a gorgeous stained-glass window at the peak. A very quaint space which can accommodate up to 80 guests. The Gull Lake Center presents an elegant location for ceremonies and receptions. Celebrate with a spectacular reception for up to 400 guests in the Grand Ballroom. Located in the Historic Main Lodge, the Heritage Room provides a charming location for your special day. Enjoy your first dance under the stars, as the great skylight opens up to the beautiful night sky. This space can occupy 140 guests. A classic and rustic option, located next to the Historic Main Lodge, the Norway Center offers an expansive yet nostalgic space featuring vaulted ceilings; perfect for your up-north wedding. This space can accommodate up to 220 guests. With a warm atmosphere and rich decor, Headwaters Private Dining is the ideal location for a private group dinner and smaller wedding parties. This space provides an intimate setting for up to 50 guests. The new hotel North, provides a conference center, Discover which is perfect for a smaller wedding. This space provides the ideal reception space for up to 100 guests.

Services Offered
Our professional wedding planners will work with you to select the perfect Grand View options to make your dream wedding a reality. Our services include site selection and accommodations, scheduling, catering, and coordinating your reception needs. We can also assist in selecting vendors for all your wedding needs including your photographer, entertainment, floral design and other details to make your day perfect. Any size, any season—your most memorable day of a lifetime awaits.

The culinary team at Grand View is eager to provide food with the freshest and highest-quality ingredients for your wedding celebration. From hors d'oeuvres and salads to entrees and desserts, they are passionate about making your wedding unforgettable. Grand View offers a range of full-service cuisine options, including rehearsal dinners, bridal luncheons, buffet style dinners, formal sit-downs, and more. Their executive chef and wine experts will work with their wedding planning team to create a dining experience that embodies your culinary vision.

With a wide variety of lodging options - from hotel rooms in the Historic Main Lodge and the new North boutique hotel to honeymoon cabins on the lake to luxury townhouses and fairway residences - you and your guests will enjoy a comfortable, relaxing stay before, during, and after your wedding celebration. Ideal as a destination wedding, Grand View can accommodate wedding parties in multiple units, or in larger reunion cabins. A variety of scenic views, including the lake, forest, and golf courses, are sure to please guests from near and far. The majority of their accommodations are within easy walking distance to resort amenities, including restaurants, fitness center, Glacial Waters Spa, golf courses, gift shops, tennis courts, the beach, and pool with hot tubs and water slide.


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  • Our wedding day was perfect! Grand View Lodge has that beautifully elegant “lodge in the woods” feel that we were going for. The surroundings are picturesque, the food was amazing, and our guests had fun posting about how nice their accommodations were. :) I’m only docking stars because planning with Grand View staff leading up to the wedding was unnecessarily difficult. Our biggest issues were with the reservations staff and the lack of communication between departments. For example, our room block originally charged HIGHER rates than their normal ones! They eventually fixed it after multiple calls to get it sorted out, but didn’t apologize for the error and it was super complicated to get partial refunds for those who reserved under the wrong rates. We consider ourselves pretty laid back people, but there were several issues like this that just didn’t need to be so complicated. I’d sum up our experience with GVL like this: While the location and atmosphere were to... Read more

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    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 800.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 300.00

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    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Country/Golf Club, Historic Building, Resort

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

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    Accommodations, Bar Services, Event Planner, Wifi

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