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2870B Hartley Bay Rd Bear's Den Bay, French River, French River Provincial Park, Alban, French River, Ontario P0M 1A0 Canada See on map
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Free Wifi
Beachfront
Restaurant
Kitchenette
Business Centre
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

I have been to Bears Den twice...staying once in the lodge and once in a cabin. Their services in getting you from the pier to their location (water access only) if first rate with the staff looking after unloading your car, parking it, calling for...More

Thank Jim J
Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded March 28, 2018

Thanks Jim J, for the detailed review of your stay. We are glad you have a great experience from arrival to departure and enjoyed the fresh meals & fishing. It was a pleasure having you and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Great fishing, great scenery, nice clean cabins (wth new appliances). The owners Brenda, Art, and Joe do a great job to make your stay the best. Everyone should put this place on they're list of places to stay.

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Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time and great Largemouth photo! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Lodge on the French River-Hartley Bay. It's all the French River but has coves & lakes and falls if you boat several miles away from main fishing areas. You are advised not to do so & they show you where they are. So it...More

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Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded August 30, 2017

Thank you, cissi15905, for the wonderful and highly detailed review of our establishment, services and your recommendation for outdoor enthusiasts. We are glad you had a wonderful and relaxing time in the French River Provincial Park! Our doors are open should you wish to return...More

Reviewed July 28, 2017

Quintessential Canadian fishing lodge experience! The hospitality made us feel like home. The food was homemade and home cooked - 5 stars. The lodge was just what you needed, clean and well kept. The boats and motors worked flawlessly. Everyone was courteous and went out...More

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Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you Debelweb, for your kind words and taking the time to share with others your experience of our food, hospitality, facilities, equipment and of course our fishing! Glad you had a great time fishing the French River and we look forward to your next...More

Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Another great fishing trip at the Bears Den! If you are going to the French River, you have to stay at the Bears Den! All around great place to stay. Great cabins and boats.Brenda and the Bears Den Gang have everything you need to make...More

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Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded May 27, 2017

Thank you romanykclan! Glad you had another great fishing trip with us on the French River and look forward to seeing your and your family again at Bear's Den Lodge, next year!

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Specialty lodge Alban on the French River offers American plan meals, clean, modern housekeeping cottages fully equipped kitchens, stove, refrig, micro, propane BBQ on each deck, bedding supplied. More Water taxi from Hartley Bay Marina included. Excellent fishing. Free WiFi. Guides and Boat rentals. Amazing Landscape and Wildlife viewing in remote setting. Family and corporate retreats. Fishing French River. 5 Star Quality Family-style meals are prepared by the Executive Chef, incorporating seasonal fresh garden ingredients. Enjoy dining with panoramic waterfront views while sharing the day's stories and tales. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
7
Location
Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > French River > Alban
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
7
Location
Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > French River > Alban
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Traveller (11)
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Dining (7)
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"The lodge rooms overlook the bay and the docking facilities where the cabins are scattered around the river..."
JimJ749
Mar. 26, 2018
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"Any cottage you choose has a fabulous view. The rooms are big. Lots of room."
SusanAug2015
Aug. 17, 2015
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"Lodge rooms offer a great view and some cottages are located closer to the water and docks."
Carson_W995
Jun. 1, 2015
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"All the cottages face the lake so your view is always peaceful and tranquil."
59rachelf
Sep. 30, 2014
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