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Brekke's Fireside Resort

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Joliet, Illinois
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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Another great and relaxing stay at Brekke's Resort. Our 4th time staying there and as always Carol and Dan make sure your stay is perfect. As always, cabins immaculate inside and out and fully equipped with everything you need from night lights to pizza cutters. I'm sure we will be back again. In all our travels, haven't found any resort... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Brekke's Fireside Resort brought back great memories of when I was a kid and would stay in the Northwoods with my family. My husband had never been to Wisconsin before and I wanted him to experience the same memories that I have. Brekke's Fireside Resort was a great way to share those memories! It is such a beautiful resort and... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

In general comments along the lines of "bringing back great memories" and "sharing the Northwoods with someone who'd never been here" are taken as great compliments around here. That is truly the essence of who we are. So thank you for taking the time to write your review and share them with us! And you guys did set the bar... More 

Naperville, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 28 July 2015

A 5 Star Resort with a 5 Star Touch. Amazing facility from the cabin we stayed in to the beach with its ammenities (raft to swim out to and dive off of, paddle boats, kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards - loved them), tennis courts, horse shoes, shuffle board and their very own bar off of the beach. Carol, Danny... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! For whatever reason I write a bit about some reviewers to let everyone know who they are. This was a family of 3 who had cottage 5 last summer. It was their first stay with us, and we hope not the last as they were a joy to have. In particular thanks for... More 

Joliet, Illinois
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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is our third time staying at Brekke's Resort and as always Carol and Dan go out of their way to make sure everything is perfect and that you fully enjoy your stay. Had to mix some business with this trip so didn't get to use all the amenities the way we would of liked to. We are in the... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write your review! With you being a "repeat reviewer" it does mean a lot to us you took the time to write you enjoyed your stay once again. And having a different cottage each time (cottages 5,7, and 12) it's great to see you had a good experience in each. For selfish reasons I'd say... More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Dan and Carol are great hosts. This is the perfect rustic setting for a northwoods retreat from the daily grind. Detail to cleanliness and convenience is their top priority. If your looking for luxury probably not your kind of resort. This is classic northwoods rustic setting and get ready for sure peace and a quiet.

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! And looking through our reviews I see that you are the first to give us a second review, so thanks for both. In particular thanks this time for your comments on the cleanliness of our resort and the variety of activities we offer. I would agree with your advice for those looking for... More 

Valladolid, Spain
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

First of all, daily summer prices are NOT listed on their website and so it is misleading. It only shows weekly rates in summer and we didn't know actual daily rate of $104 until after we put down deposit and arrived there. For this price the cabin was not worth it. My longtime friend and I like to take a... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

You never like to hear that guests did not have a good experience with you. Both of these ladies clearly feel the same way as their reviews are nearly identical. So if nothing else it's important to see if there's anything in the review we can use to improve the experience of future guests. First off on the rates, they... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Watch out for daily rates stated on their website, it does not tell you the correct rate. There were two of us, both females, high school friends now in our 30's. We rented the cabin for four nights and the owner repeatedly informed us that we were the only ones not staying the week. It was clear they did not... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

As this was a case where one reservation lead to two nearly identical reviews, and we already responded to the other, I won't write the same response twice. I would like to take a moment to apologize to this reviewer for the places we fell short though. But I also need to reiterate the rates on our website are accurate.... More 

Greenfield, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We just finished our trip and are completely happy with our stay. Nice cabins, a swimming area with a sandy beach, easy access to great fishing and close to town so you can get any supplies you need. Old fashion shuffle board, along with horseshoes, tennis and volleyball. Great hosts and an evening gathering spot in the game room/ bar.... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! It's nice to hear you were happy with your stay. Sounds like you had some luck fishing too! Many of our reviews focus on the lake area, but as mentioned we do have a tennis court, shuffleboard, horseshoes and a few other things for those of you who may be a little less water... More 

Joliet, Illinois
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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Stayed the week of June 28, 2014, with our grandson. The owner Carol and her son Dan do a excellent job of maintaining the grounds and the cabins. Most of the cabins have to be 50+ years old but to look at them inside and out you would think they were brand new. Four of the 2 bedroom ones are... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Your statement about ours being the nicest and cleanest resort you've stayed at, and you've stayed at many has to be about the most rewarding thing I've read in our reviews. Truth be told I don't know how old the original cottages (and you had one of them) are, but it's at least... More 

New London, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The entire resort was more than we had hoped for....the beach extremely clean with lots of toys, the cabins rustic, clean, and fully stocked with the essentials, the lake beautiful, the staff very helpful and friendly, the docks for the boats excellent....our family had a great time and would recommend this resort to any family looking to have fun in... More 

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DanBrekke, Manager at Brekke's Fireside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! In looking through our reviews there's a mix of first time and return guests, and with you guys being first time I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. What you wrote about our cottages is exactly what we look to provide...clean, rustic and fully stocked. The beach and docks are... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brekke's Fireside Resort is located in a peaceful bay of Lake George, three miles east of Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Lodging consists of one and two bedroom cottages, all of which are completely furnished, very comfortable and exceptionally clean. Resort also features a fabulous sandy beach and lakeside bar and game room. Kayaks, paddleboats, paddleboards and a canoe are available free of charge, and a boat comes with each cottage. We are open from May to November. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brekke's Fireside Resort

Address: 4268 County Road P, Rhinelander, WI 54501
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Rhinelander
Price Range: $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Cabin 8 is the awesome, it has a deck with a lake view!”
 of 5 bubbles 118charig, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Beachfront has sand beach on a northwoods lake. Plenty of free activities for kids to do at the lake. Kayaks, wind boards, canoes, diving raft, sand castle building, bonfires lakeside, shuffleboard, horseshoes, tennis and then a family resort bar with ping pong, pool, a few video games, bar pizza etc. Enough to keep the kids entertained without spending a lot of excess money.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnK982, 23 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I would not choose cabin 1. Cabins 2, 4, 6 are not right next to highway so they might be better.”
 of 5 bubbles Doni33, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“do not go for cabins 1-6. Or do 2, 4, or 6 as they do not back up to the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles JMStravel1302, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Cabin 12 is the closest to the lake. I love looking out at the lake in the morning from our cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles travel_lady53, 4 Sep 2012 | Read review
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