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Timber Wolf Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a great time! Weather was great, good beach, good cabin, staff was very helpful. Grounds were mowed and neat. Very quite family resort. We will be back!! Ely is a great small town with good restaurants and shopping!!

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Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great family vacation. Friendly staff. Very nice sunset cruise with Capt. Billy. There are opportunities to hike, canoe, fish and kayak. Or visit Ely, Bear Center, and Wolf Center. Highly reccommended!

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Thank David T
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fantastic northern MN resort. Stayed in cabin #7. Very nice accomodations, clean and comfortable. The staff was excellent and took care of all of our needs. The resort has many activities, all included. Boat rentals are very reasonable.

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Thank gfljossart
Northern Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a great resort. Can't say enough about the location and the wonderful staff who helped make our week perfect. In addition to being friendly and polite, they catered to our every need. Cabin #4 is located right on the lake with its own small sandy beach area. Privacy, a campfire put and a friendly chipmunk made the week...

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Thank Christine K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Our cabin was cute, had all amenities but towels. I forgot to bring mine from home so we had to buy some in town and use the laundromat to wash them! The campers behind and next to us were very friendly. The staff was super, our guide, Jessie, to the Falls was great! The lake is beautiful and we kayaked...

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Thank Brenda Z
Owatonna, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 August 2016

TWL is a perfect retreat for the whole family or just 2 cozy people. Cabin 4 has one of the best views of the lake. The boat traffic on the lake is light so it makes your boating/fishing experience more enjoyable. The staff at TWL are very attentive and make sure you have everything you need. We love it there...

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Thank Jim and Vickie H
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was our second time there. We were not disappointed. Again the staff was efficient and very courteous. This cabin was spacious. The views were wonderful. Fishing was great. Boat and motor provided work well. Beach had kayaks, canoes ,paddle boards and other toys all available free. Beach was clean and nice amount of sand. Weather was great. We will...

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Thank Pinky C
Western Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A great family resort. The customer service and amenities at this resort are fantastic!! Never been to a place where they deliver nightly firewood for free. Also, the free toys (Kayaks, water boards, etc) are great to have on a sunny day.. Cabin review: Cabin 2 is a great location for a family. It is close to the beach /...

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Thank kevmeyeth
Charles City
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great resort! Beautiful sunsets. Loved the privacy of Cabin 3. It was nice having your own private dock. The cabin was just the right size for 4 people. Just a few minutes from Ely, where there were lots of things to do. Will go again :).

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Leann Z! It sounds like you were able to enjoy many of the things that make this area so special. We love introducing our guests to the area. Whether it be our free sunset cruises, free guided hikes to Kawishiwi Falls, or help pointing guests to the wonderful attractions of Ely we just want to make to make...

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My wife and I decided on a last minute vacation getaway as the summer was slipping away from us. We found Timber Wolf Lodge on line and read many of the positive reviews. Our experience lived up to the very best of the reviews. We experienced outstanding service from the first call, to the courtesy call on our drive up...

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tom S, I am so happy to hear you had a great experience! We work hard to think through the glasses of our guests, and am glad we were able to make your experience convenient and enjoyable. I am also glad to hear you were able to enjoy some of the things that make this area so special. There...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Founded in 1937 - this marks our 78th year of hosting family vacations on beautiful Bear Island Lake near Ely, MN. Our guests give us a Top 5 Ranking on Trip Advisor because they love 1) our Sleep Number Beds (we're the only area resort that has them); 2) our remodeled cabins; 3) our new furnishings including new mattresses, pillows and linens and 4) our quick-to-serve staff. Each week our staff will host a free guided tour of Kawishiwi Falls, one of the most majestic waterfalls in the region. Bring your camera and make lasting memories this summer. Your family will also enjoy our private sandy beach and new water trampoline. In addition to our fishing boats, our marina offers you a 19' Larson ski/tube boats and a Northwood's pontoon. Each of our cabins feature the new Keurig single-cup coffee brewers - enjoy a fresh brewed cup of coffee every morning compliments of us. There is just something about that first cup of Starbucks or Caribou coffee from your lakeside deck overlooking the tranquility of Bear Island Lake. Relax & de-stress. We offer 12 cabins that can sleep from 1 to 14 guests. Next door is our Good Sam Accredited RV Park with 23 sites. Our resort covers 75 acres of woods and rests along the shores of 2,362 acre Bear Island Lake. Timber Wolf Lodge is a very special place! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Timber Wolf Lodge

Address: 9130 Escape Road, Ely, MN 55731
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $222 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“cabins with lake views 1,2, 12”
607raymondh, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and Relaxing”
jimandvickieh, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 2 is close to the beach.”
kevmeyeth, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabins on the lake have their own dock and seemed more private.”
  • Sunset from dock - Cabin 3
colleenf44, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 2 is near beach and has its own dock. Not super peaceful during the day because it's near the beach, but was perfect for our family.”
Travelmamacita, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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