LHR Hospitality to manage Big Sandy Lodge

Big Sandy

LHR Hospitality has been awarded the management contract for Big Sandy Lodge & Resort by the property’s new owners, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Minn.
Big Sandy Lodge & Resort is located on Big Sandy Lake in McGregor, Minn. The property has seven cabins, 14 townhouse, an 18-room lodge with a 1,500-square foot lakefront banquet room, the Pines Restaurant and The Bear's Den Sports Bar & Grille.

“We are excited to take on this beautiful property and unlock its full potential,” said Joel C. Cairy, EVP and COO of LHR Hospitality.
“Big Sandy adds another quality property to the Lodge Group’s portfolio,” said Doug Rohde, president and CEO of LHR Hospitality. “This resort has had a successful history and we are thrilled with the opportunity and look forward to creating this asset’s most successful years ahead."
LHR Hospitality Management is a St. Paul, Minn.-based hospitality development and management company that owns and manages the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW in Otsego, Minn., and The Lodge at Crooked Lake in Siren, Wis. The company manages the MainStay Hotel in Coralville, Iowa; the University Inn in Minneapolis, Minn.; the EconoLodge in Iron Mountain, Miss.; the Williston Grand Hotel in Williston, N.D.; the DoubleTree U of MN (currently under construction) in Minneapolis, Minn.; and the Links at Northfork in Ramsey, Minn.

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