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Experience a Classic Minnesota Getaway on Gull Lake

Discover all the reasons why Madden's on Gull Lake has become a beloved fixture on the lake of its namesake. With more than 1,000 acres of Gull Lake shoreline and endless recreation, Madden's On Gull Lake is an idyllic vacation spot. Take to the water for guided fishing, a cruise around the lake, or improve skills at its Waterski School. On land, take in 63 holes of world-class golf, including The Classic at Madden's; or unwind on four tennis courts or bentgrass croquet lawns. There's also lawnbowling, shuffleboard, volleyball, and basketball! For ultimate relaxation, visit The Spa at Madden's. End each activity-filled day in Madden's cozy accommodations, where it's easy to dream of the next day's adventures.

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Beach at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Set on the shores of Gull Lake, Madden's is the perfect place to plan your next beach vacation. Spend your days building sand castles, or just work on your tan as you lay out on a blanket with a cool drink in one hand and a book in the other. Venture out from the sandy shores for a day of fun on the water with kayaking, canoeing, fishing and more!
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Golf course at Madden's on Gull Lake.
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Conference table at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Exterior view at Madden's on Gull Lake. Wilson Bay Dining Room at Madden's Resort on Gull Lake Take a break from the stuffy office and plan a fun-filled business retreat at Madden's on Gull Lake! Here, you'll find 42,000 square-feet of conference space that is perfect for meetings, seminars, and conferences. Their professional staff will assist in everything from overnight accommodations to catering!
Outdoor patio at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Family reunions at Madden's on Gull Lake are sure to be memorable! This incredible lakeside location offers the whole family endless on-site entertainment. Whether it's spending the afternoon on waterskis on the lake, playing a round of tennis, or soaking at one of five onsite pools, everyone will be sure to find something appealing here! It's the perfect place to gather siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles for quality family time!
Wedding couple at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Wedding at Madden's on Gull Lake.
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Wedding reception at Madden's on Gull Lake.
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Wilson Bay Dining Room at Madden's Resort on Gull Lake Situated on the sparkling shores of Gull Lake and lush green landscapes, Madden's is one of Minnesota's most romantic wedding destinations. At Madden's, we know what it takes to successfully execute the wedding of one's dreams. Our staffed wedding coordinator is dedicated to skillfully guiding one through the steps that will lead the perfect day.
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Wedding at Madden's on Gull Lake.
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Dock view at Madden's on Gull Lake. Gull Lake is the perfect spot to reel in your limit of trophy fish, or just enough to make a meal. You'll have the opportunity to fish for a wide variety of panfish, bluegill, crappie, bass, walleye, and even northern pike. The friendly staff is always happy to help you find the best spots to find a few bites.
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Wedding at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Wedding couple on dock at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Wedding reception at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Romantic evenings at Madden's on Gull Lake. Cabin living room at Madden's on Gull Lake. Anyone will be thrilled with all of Madden's packages available for two! Book a spa getaway, or indulge in a bottle of wine and chocolates upon arrival. Enjoy a weekend of relaxation both in and out of a beautiful and comfortable room, or in your own private cabin. You'll love spending quality time together out on Gull Lake, indulging in a soothing massage at the spa, and topping it all off with a delicious meal right onsite. It's everything you need for a romantic getaway.
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Wedding at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Wedding couple at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Wedding couple on dock at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Lake view at Madden's on Gull Lake. Dock view at Madden's on Gull Lake. Paddle boarding at Madden's on Gull Lake. Romantic evenings at Madden's on Gull Lake. At this resort, enjoy the luxury of easy access to one of the most beautiful lakes in Minnesota – Gull Lake. Explore miles of the picturesque shoreline while fishing, skiing, swimming or simply taking a relaxing sunset cruise. All the lake activities anyone could ask for as well as beautiful beachside views is here at Madden's!
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Beach at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Exterior view of Madden's on Gull Lake. Madden's on Gull Lake is based on a rich, interesting past and the years of experience that come with it. Their story dates all the way back to 1929, and through trials and troubles, the resort has developed into something not to be missed on any Minnesota vacation! Come experience this rich history on your next vacation.
Romantic evenings at Madden's on Gull Lake. Lake view at Madden's on Gull Lake. After an elegant wedding celebration, retreat to a private and spacious room at Madden's on Gull Lake! Any happy couple will find this luxurious lakeside setting to be the ideal honeymoon vacation. Enjoy relaxing in the comfort of the room, and when interested in some fun, enjoy games of tennis and croquet, or waterski on Gull Lake!
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Manicure at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Hot stone massage at Madden's on Gull Lake. A visit to Madden's at Gull Lake won't be complete without a stop at The Spa at Madden's! Here, you can truly escape reality for a moment and indulge in Madden's unique menu of spa services, including massages, facial treatments, manicures, and spa pedicures. You will be sure to leave feeling better than ever!
Amenities
Open Dates
  • Apr 24 to Oct 22
Property Size
  • 287 units
Nearby City
  • Brainerd
Nearby Water
  • Gull Lake
General
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Horse Stables
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Pro Shop
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
Activities
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
Services
  • Shuttle Service
  • A/V Equipment
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Fishing Guides
  • Fitness Programs
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Groups - Meetings
Take a break from the stuffy office and plan a fun-filled business retreat at Madden's on Gull Lake! Here, you'll find 42,000 square-feet of conference space that is perfect for meetings, seminars, and conferences. Their professional staff will assist in everything from overnight accommodations to catering!
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Pemmican
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Wilson Bay Dining Room
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Viking
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Northstar
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Lakeside A
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Lakeside B
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Golf Villa A
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Golf Villa B
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Golf Villa C
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Golf Villa D
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Williamsburg
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Groups - Reunions
Family reunions at Madden's on Gull Lake are sure to be memorable! This incredible lakeside location offers the whole family endless on-site entertainment. Whether it's spending the afternoon on waterskis on the lake, playing a round of tennis, or soaking at one of five onsite pools, everyone will be sure to find something appealing here! It's the perfect place to gather siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles for quality family time!
Town Hall Governor's Ball Room
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Governor Anderson Room
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Olson Board Room
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Town Hall Upper Level Lobby
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Pemmican
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Wilson Bay Dining Room
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Viking
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Northstar
seats up to 130
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Lakeside A
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Lakeside B
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Golf Villa A
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Golf Villa B
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Golf Villa C
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Golf Villa D
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Williamsburg
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Groups - Weddings
Situated on the sparkling shores of Gull Lake and lush green landscapes, Madden's is one of Minnesota's most romantic wedding destinations. At Madden's, we know what it takes to successfully execute the wedding of one's dreams. Our staffed wedding coordinator is dedicated to skillfully guiding one through the steps that will lead the perfect day.
Town Hall Governor's Ball Room
seats up to 410
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Governor Anderson Room
seats up to 210
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Town Hall Upper Level Lobby
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Pemmican
seats up to 120
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Wilson Bay Dining Room
seats up to 230
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Viking
seats up to 245
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Northstar
seats up to 130
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Golf Villa A
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Golf Villa B
seats up to 135
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Golf Villa C
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Golf Villa D
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Williamsburg
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Packages
starting at $120 MEA Fall Break, Kids Stay Free

Enjoy the long weekend at Madden’s, filled with fun family activities:

  • Family Halloween Costume Contest & Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Adventure Cove Day Camp
  • Kids trick-or-treat parade
  • Dinners, breakfasts
  • Golf on Pine Beach East & Social 9 (carts addn’l)
  • Bonfires, pontoon cruises, movies, bingo and more!

Rates start at $119.50 per person per night

Deal Expires

October 16, 2017

Travel Dates
  • October 19, 2017 to October 22, 2017
Terms and Conditions

*based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax; up to 2 kids stay free, addn’l children, $39

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starting at $88 Madden's 88th Closing Party, October 13-15

Join us for the last hurrah as the bagpiper strolls down Pine Beach East, closing for another season.

  • Complimentary Welcome Reception
  • Dinners, breakfasts
  • Golf on Pine Beach East & Social 9 (carts addn’l)
  • Tennis & Croquet Club, non-motorized watercraft
  • Bonfires, pontoon cruises and more!

Rates start at just $88 per person, per night

Deal Expires

October 10, 2017

Travel Dates
  • October 13, 2017 to October 15, 2017
Terms and Conditions

*based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax

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Pure Classic Golf Package

Enjoy the pure beauty of golf on The Classic at Madden’s! The Pure Classic package includes lodging, a hearty buffet breakfast and one round on The Classic with carts for each night on the package.

Rates starting at $158.00 per person

Deal Expires

October 20, 2017

Travel Dates
  • January 25, 2017 to October 22, 2017
Terms and Conditions

*per person, based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax

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Deluxe Golf Package

Includes golf on Madden’s Pine Beach East, Pine Beach West, golf carts, lodging and a hearty breakfast buffet. You’ll also enjoy discounted greens fees on The Classic at Madden’s ($82).  Rates starting at $120.00 per person*

Deal Expires

January 25, 2018

Travel Dates
  • January 25, 2017 to January 25, 2018
Terms and Conditions

*per person, based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax

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Classic Deluxe Golf Package

Golf Minnesota’s Number One course, The Classic at Madden’s! Includes golf on The Classic at Madden’s and golf on Pine Beach East, Pine Beach West courses, golf carts, lodging, and a hearty breakfast buffet.

Rates starting at $190.00 per person

Deal Expires

October 20, 2017

Travel Dates
  • September 7, 2017 to October 22, 2017
Terms and Conditions

*per person, based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax

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Madden's Stay & Spa Package

Madden’s Stay & Spa Package includes nightly lodging, breakfast each morning, and a $100 credit per person per stay for services at The Spa.  Enjoy the unique spa experience that you create while overlooking the serene waters of Wilson Bay.

Save 30% off 2-night Fall spa package

Deal Expires

September 7, 2018

Travel Dates
  • September 7, 2017 to September 7, 2018
Terms and Conditions

2 night minimum. Stays longer than 2 nights will add $50 per person per night spa credit. *rates are based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax **based on peak season rates

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Romantic Getaways

What could be more romantic than a getaway to Minnesota’s Classic Resort, Madden’s on Gull Lake?

Stay on our special romance package and enjoy two nights lodging in a beautiful room, a bottle of wine with chocolates and dinner.

Deal Expires

September 7, 2018

Travel Dates
  • September 7, 2017 to September 7, 2018
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Madden's Resort Package

Make the most of your experience at Madden’s!

Madden’s Resort package includes:

- Dinners & breakfasts

- Golf on Pine Beach East, Pine Beach West & Social 9 (carts addn’l)

- Tennis & Croquet Club

- Adventure Cove Day Camp (summer)

- Non-motorized watercraft

Deal Expires

September 7, 2018

Travel Dates
  • September 7, 2017 to September 7, 2018
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The Classic 20th Anniversary Package

Join us in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of The Classic at Madden’s, built in 1997!

20th Anniversary Package includes lodging, golf on The Classic and continental breakfast for just $97 per person, per night (based on 2 people per room, plus service charge and tax).  2-night minimum.  Replay rates on The Classic for just $19.97.  There has never been a better offer!

Fall is the very best time to play The Classic: think cool temps, pristine course conditions and brilliant foliage.

Deal Expires

October 1, 2017

Travel Dates
  • September 7, 2017 to October 4, 2017
Terms and Conditions

Available select dates, Sunday- Thursday, September 4- October. 4, 2017

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