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Island View Resort is rated 5 out of 5 based on 78 reviews from around the Web.
2017-08-19
     
My wife, children and I just returned from two weeks in one of the most beautiful locations. Island View Resort is situated on a point in Pelican Lake in...
2017-08-11
     
It's such a peaceful place to stay! The Matthews are wonderful hosts! The cabins are always so well maintained and the dock not is always willing to lend a...
2017-08-02
     
For 25 years my wife and I never did the same resort twice. Too many different lakes and opportunities we thought... until we discovered Island View Resort....
2017-07-14
     
Great cabin, great view (we were in the Jack Pine cabin! The fishing from the dock was fantastic! The owners and their family are very friendly and helpful -...
2017-07-08
     
Highly recommend! The Matthews family is so gracious and accommodating, the resort is rustic and real (back to nature - the best!), and the lake is...
2017-06-14
     
I used this place as home base for a group outing. The place was quiet and clean. The resort is right on the water. The place gets a lot of repeat visitors,...
2017-06-11
     
Great resort, great lake, great people! Me and my crew have been going to Pelican Lake almost every year since 1991 and have stayed at Island View every time...
2017-06-09
     
Great resort, great lake, great people! Me and my crew have been going to Pelican Lake almost every year since 1991 and have stayed at Island View every time...
2017-06-08
     
Our family loves going to Island View Resort! It is truly a very special place. John and Lisa are excellent hosts that make us feel right at home and take...
2017-03-23
     
I went at the end of august 2016 and it was the best vacation I've ever been on, I hope to move up to the area between the next 4 or 5 years, thank you for...
2016-10-24
     
Had a blast fishing the lake for 3 days. Owners are great, and resort is perfect for a low key, laid back escape in the great outdoors. Worked out great for...
2016-09-24
     
17 straight years of fall fishing. Wouldn't go anywhere else. Best sunsets I've ever seen. Could not ask for better owners than Lisa and John.
2016-08-24
     
If you are looking for a resort to recharge at Island View Resort is the best! Nice, clean, well maintained cabins and grounds. Fabulous hosts in John and...
2016-08-24
     
Island View is a picturesque place with beautiful accomodations. The family owners are warm and welcoming with a knack for engaging their guests. The lodge...
2016-07-31
     
Island View is a great, clean, well-maintained resort. Lisa and John are fabulous hosts. if you are looking for a northern Minnesota get-away you won't be...
2016-07-24
     
Great place for my brother to work, and also GREAT FISHING
2016-07-24
     
A fabulous week was had by our whole family (13 of us)! Island View is an incredible place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Peaceful, nice cabins, good...
2016-07-23
     
Our family had an amazing week at Island View Resort. It's a perfect spot to unwind and relax. Great fishing, awesome hospitality, and nice amenities. The...
2016-07-23
     
There simply aren't enough words to express how much we enjoyed our week at Island View Resort with the Matthews. Besides the fact that the amenities were...
2016-07-22
     
There simply aren't enough words to express how much we enjoyed our week at Island View Resort with the Matthews. Besides the fact that the amenities were...
2016-07-22
     
John & Lisa run a phenomenal resort. Always welcoming, responsive to any needs, and keep clean & comfy cabins. Would highly recommend you book a...
2016-06-21
     
Great people in Lisa and John and dockman "B DOG". An excellent place to relax and fish. Last week was our 15th year their. All have been excellent...
2016-05-24
     
The best place and the best lake
2016-05-24
     
My family has been coming to Island View for the last 10 years and we are never disappointed. Lisa and John are awesome hosts, cabins are clean, well stocked...
2016-05-24
     
I have been coming to this resort for 5+ years with my inlaws family. It's always offered an amazing experience, not just the fishing but the people, the...
2016-01-10
     
This place is awesome! If your wanting to get away for a week or two, look no further. The owners and staff are truly amazing. The Hilcrest cabin was a...
2015-12-22
     
This place is awesome! If your wanting to get away for a week or two, look no further. The owners and staff are truly amazing. The Hilcrest cabin was a...
2015-08-22
     
Love my memories of Island View. Hope to visit again soon.
2015-08-15
     
I have always enjoyed my time at Island View Resort. I have visited the Matthews Family for a number of years and have brought friends to stay with me too. I...
2015-07-16
     
John and Lisa run a tremendous resort. Clean and well maintained down to the details. Little things like door closers on the screen doors are key for guys...
2014-06-19
     
What an amazing place, run by an amazing family! Thank you for all the memories and the start of a family tradition for many years to come! John and Lisa are...
2014-05-14
     
Northwoods/fishing and family paradise!
2014-02-25
     
Beautiful and clean! Exactly what my husband and I needed while I was pregnant. The family that runs this place puts a lot of passion into it and you can...
2014-02-23
     
I have stayed at Island View for over 69 years. and enjoyed everyone. Fishing is great, ground are beautiful and well maintained, and cabins are modern and...
2014-02-08
     
My family and I along with several different families and friends have stayed at the resort for over 20 years in all seasons; John and Lisa have always gone...
2014-02-03
     
Island View has been our vacation resort for over 20yrs. The swimmimg is fun. The paddle boats are freguently used by the teens. The sand volleyball and...
2014-02-03
     
Visited Island View in the slower part of the season and they worked with my brother and me to book a cabin for ten days. Each family spent 7 days and...
2014-02-02
     
We have been coming to Island View every year since 2005! Our grandchildren still, after all these years, say it is their very favorite vacation! That...
2014-02-01
     
I have been visiting Island View annually for several years. John and Lisa have maintained an EXCELLENT resort and atmosphere consistently trhough the years....
2014-01-28
     
What a wonderful vacation spot. Secluded and fun. Boating, fishing, games you won't get bored, but will wish you had more time. A couple of weeks really...
2014-01-28
     
Myself and a group of friends have been going to this great getaway nearly every summer since 1990 for a week of great fishing, comfortable accommodations...
2014-01-28
     
Our family has spent a week with Island View every year since 2003. We call it the Best Week of the Year! John and Lisa are amazing hosts who create a...
2014-01-28
     
I've been coming to Pelican Lake for vacations since I was a young kid. After staying at other resorts on the lake, we came across Island View 10 years ago...
2014-01-27
     
I've stayed at Island View many times and never been disappointed. Beautiful resort, great fishing, swimming, and many activities. The owners and employees...
2013-09-01
     
An absolutely beautiful resort. Came up by myself to decityfy. (New word)Its been a few years since i have been there and I'm ready to come back. Relaxing on...
2013-02-10
     
awesome place John,Lisa if you don't rerember me i am a kid from our lady of peace church
2009-05-24
     
Clean and acommodating. Excellent bluegill, crappie, large and small mouth bass fishing. John and Lisa Mathews are great hosts.Gary
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