Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

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Private beach, sun loungers, beach volleyball, kayaking
Private beach, sun loungers, beach volleyball, kayaking
Indoor pool, outdoor pool
Indoor pool, outdoor pool

Overview of Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

3.0 star property
3-star beachfront resort in Brainerd with outdoor pool

9.0/10 Superb

2 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
1685 Kavanaugh Drive, Brainerd, MN, 56401
Main amenities
  • 50 smoke-free guestrooms
  • On a private beach
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Beach sun loungers
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Vending machine
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bedroom
  • Living room

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront
  • The Classic at Madden's Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Brainerd International Raceway - 17 min drive
  • Mississippi River - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional) - 26 min drive

About this property

Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

Adjacent to a golf course, Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort is a great choice for a stay in Brainerd. Guests can visit the fitness center for a workout or splash around at the outdoor pool or indoor pool. Rooms feature bonuses like kitchens and sofa beds, along with fireplaces and balconies or patios.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 50 units


  • Check-in time from 4 PM - 10 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Taking the kids

  • Playground

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ice skating
  • Sledding
  • Snowshoeing
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach sun loungers


  • 26 buildings/towers
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Fitness center
  • 36 holes of golf
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court


  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 48-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Sofa bed
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Fireplace
  • Separate living room

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Deposit: USD 300 per stay

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Winter weekend for two
Our stay was perfect, very comfortable and relaxing. Would definitely stay again!
Jennifer, 2-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review