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River Point Resort

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Steve, Jane, and James are amazing hosts. The gear and amenities they provide are top-notch (not the case with all outfitters in Ely), and the personal touch the attend to details with is always appreciated. As a former educator who has taken students to the BWCAW for over 17 years, I can tell you I was upset to not have...

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Bloomington, Mn
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My wife and I recently spent a wonderful week at River Point in mid-Sept, 2016, and it was pretty much perfect (it usually is). The weather was great, fishing was quite good, and the accommodations were really spectacular. We tried a "cabin" we had never tried before....soaring ceilings, nearly all glass walls facing the lake / river, everything new or...

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Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was the 7th trip we have taken to Riverpoint and we have never been disappointed. The cabin we stay in, has this gorgeous view of the lake and is very convenient for our boat. This time we brought along our whole family. The town of Ely has many things to keep little ones busy when we're not fishing. We...

Thank tagmino2
Carlock, Illinois
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Wow. This place is wonderful. Very nice accommodations, very friendly and helpful staff, and the location is simply gorgeous. We did have some noisy neighbors one night, but overall it was quiet and peaceful, and except for some rainy days, it was just about perfect. I will definitely try to come again!

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Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 28 September 2016

River Point is a very special place. I have been going there since the mid 1980's and the only bad thing I can say is I hate to leave. Every time I go back, Steve and Jane have built a new "masterpiece". Its like artwork! I have had my own business for 35 years and I can see how much...

Thank edczorniak
Fresno, California
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Excellent facilities, clean, well kept. Owner/managers very accommodating. The cabins with three bedrooms are large but one of the bedrooms is smallish. Renting towels is unexpected if you are coming from afar; it's not like a hotel. You bring your own provisions (and towels). Luckily, we started are trip at a friend's home in Mpls and brought towels. The kitchen...

Thank FresnoDave
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have given a review or two for River point Resort in the past and I don't know how to improve on another review of another excellent experience staying there! What can I say. We stayed in The Point, the newest luxury cabin built by the Steve and James themselves and they did not miss a thing, On first blush...

Thank EllieChaska_MN
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I have used River Point Resort to outfit 3 different paddle trips into the BWCA. Each year, Jane and Steve (owners), remember me by name and the details of my previous trips. They take all the stress out of planning your paddle trip and the equipment they outfit you with is top notch and of high quality. The staff are...

Thank gojrowe
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We wanted to experience the BWCA. River Point offered a three day stay at the resort and then would outfit us for a two day one night camping-canoe trip in the BWCA. Upon arrival we found the grounds to be beautiful. The resort was right on the river with views of both the sunrise and sunset. There were three bonfire...

Thank mikedonna70
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Been vacationing here for years and have stayed in 2 different cabins and a villa and have loved each accommodation! Resort is beautiful, well maintained, the accommodations are absolutely gorgeous and extremely well maintained. Steve, Jane, and James Koschak are wonderful people and hire great staff for the Resort. We come back every year because of the friendliness of the...

Thank Sue D

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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about River Point Resort

Address: 12007 River Point Road, PO Box 397, Ely, MN 55731
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Number of rooms: 33
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“I have only stayed in the bunkhouse....I rough it!”
dobynsj, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel.....it is a resort on a 17 mile long lake where it meets a river....”
charlie5mpls, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had one of the "Chalets". There are quite a few stairs to go up, so it wouldn't be the choice for someone who isn't in very good shape.”
MaryA720, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early”
edczorniak, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Read the website to get descriptions of the various buildings.”
FresnoDave, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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