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Nature Resort in Nisswa

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Back in 1918, our founders realized that people want (and need) the time and space to push pause on their daily routine. That is why Good Ol' Days Resort was created, so our community of guests can relax and reconnect with themselves in a beautiful and serene atmosphere. Below you can find more information and a list of our frequently asked questions. If you’re unable to find the answers you’re looking for, don’t fret. We’re here to help you in any and every way we can, so please get in touch.


26050 Oak Lane

P.O. Box 358

Nisswa, MN 56468

Tel: (218) 963-2478


Reservations & Inquiries

Front Desk Hours

Sun - Sat

Mon - Fri


7:00 am – 9:00 pm

8:00 am – 8:00 pm    (Off Season)

7:00 am – 8:00 pm    (Off Season)

Please Note: A staff member is always on call for late check-ins and emergencies.

  • Pets & Service Animals
    Good Ol' Days has a limited number of pet-friendly accommodations available for rent. A nightly pet fee will apply. Please inquire when making your reservation. Prior notification is required in order to bring registered service animals. For information on what constitutes a service animal, see the American Disabilities Act website. Dogs are welcome to reside inside select Creek-Side Cottages (no lodge rooms). Two dogs maximum are allowed. While outdoors, dogs must remain on a leash. Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their dog on property and in the surrounding area. Dogs must be kenneled if left unattended at any time in guest accommodations. Dogs are not permitted on any home furnishings, including beds. Standard Resort Damage Fees may apply. Dogs must be current on all vaccinations. We reserve the right to cancel a reservation at any time during your stay if found to be in violation of our policies.
  • Deposits & Cancellations
    Deposits: All reservations require a deposit of 50% at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due at check-in. The deposit is refundable if the cancellation meets our policy criteria. Cancelation Policy: For summer reservations deposits will be refunded for reservations cancelled more than 90 days prior to arrival. Failure to cancel outside of the required timeframe, results in the guest being held responsible for the entire amount of the stay. All Summer reservations are subject to a non-refundable fee of 5%. For all other times of the year a 14 day notice is required. Failure to cancel outside of the required timeframe, results in a forfeiture of deposit. These policies will apply regardless of COVID-19, missed dates, no shows, or early departures.
  • Check-In & Check-Out
    Check-In: 4:00 pm Check-Out: 11:00 am Short-Term Stay, 9:00 am Weekly Stays Check-In is in located at the Front Desk in the Main Lodge. A major credit card will be required for damages and excessive cleaning fees, if needed. Early check-ins or late check-outs are based on availability, not guaranteed (fees do apply). Please contact us the day of your arrival or departure so that we may provide you with the most up to date availability for your room.
  • Included in Your Stay
    All lodging reservations include accommodations, daily continental breakfast, a variety of on-site activities. These activities include nightly bonfires, lawn games, bike rentals, and more. Inquire with a member of our staff for a full list of activities. Continental Breakfast Will be provided to all registered guests. Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 am daily, 8:00 am to 10:00 am Labor Day to Memorial Day. Items included: Bagels, English muffins, Danishes, donuts, and other bakery treats. Cereal and oatmeal, along with fruit and yogurt are also provided. For a full list, please contact a member of our staff. Laundry Facilities Our laundry facilities are connected to the Main Lodge. The machines are coin operated and detergent can be purchased in our General Store. Firewood Firewood for the firepit is stocked daily from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day, with extensions dependent on weather. Lighters and kindling are also provided upon request. The cottages have electric fireplaces. Gas for Grills Gas is provided. Ice Machine Ice is available at the Front Desk. Lakefront Activities Hours: 8:00 am to dusk Please always keep in mind there is no lifeguard on duty. Seasonal FREE use of canoe, kayaks, paddle boards. Please do not tie these units to the swim raft. Seasonal rentals of the pontoon and motor boats are available. Equipment Rentals Adults can sign out water crafts and lawn game equipment at the Front Desk with a valid Drivers License. What are the hours to check-out equipment? Hours: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Guests are asked to return items after 2-hours of use and before 7 pm. Life Jackets Please check out life jackets at the Front Desk. We ask that you bring them back to the closet and hang them when you are done. Minnesota state law requires everyone to be wearing a lifejacket. Luggage Carts are located near the lodge main entryway to assist you in getting luggage from your vehicle to your unit. We also have wagons by the garages to help assist for the cottage rentals. Please return these items where you left them. Lost & Found For any lost articles- please contact the front desk. The resort will store any lost items for a 30-day period. Returned items are only sent upon request and at the expense of the guest. (5$ fee in addition to the shipping cost.)
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