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Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

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8347 Timber Bay Rd, Babbitt, MN 55706-8044 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We have been going to Timber Bay for 6 years now and treat this as our July cabin vacation every single year. Beth and Ron are exceptional hosts and their staff is second to none. 6 years ago I wanted to take the family up...More

Thank The Graham S
Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks so much Graham! We so love seeing you and your family each year as well. Having returning guests as yourselves is part of what makes Timber Bay special. Thanks for sharing and we look forward to next July!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Had an absolutely wonderful 5 days (Mon-Fri) on a houseboat with another family. Birch Lake is relaxing and beautiful, and we loved discovering the campsites and exploring the islands. The houseboat (#8, a 44-footer) was ample for our party of eight and the service provided...More

Thank Megan G
Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 10 September 2018

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your houseboat trip and the beauty of Birch Lake! Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Our families rented 3 cabins at this pretty resort. The setting on Birch lake is lovely, there is a lot of variation in the well maintained cabins so there are lots of styles to choose from. The family that runs Timber bay is very nice....More

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Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 27 August 2018

Happy Birthday!! What a fun way to celebrate with family. And I'm happy to hear that we had activities to suit everyone's interest. We look forward to having you return to Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats!

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just got back from TBL, and it was another amazing experience! This was our third family vacation there and we have nothing but positive things to say about Ron And Beth and the entire staff. They are very helpful and friendly...More

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Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 30 July 2018

It was great to see you again! I'm happy you enjoyed your cabin and your stay with us. Being a Family run resort, we are happy to be a part of your family tradition. Thank you

Reviewed 9 July 2018

My family has been staying at Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats for at least one week for each of the last six summers, and every time we have been extremely satisfied with our stay. When you leave a place every year wanting to return and...More

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Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 12 July 2018

Thomas-Thank you for the kind words. Creating memories and traditions is a core value to us and we're happy to share that with you. We appreciate you coming back and painting such a lovely picture of our resort. Looking forward to seeing you again next...More

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Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats is located on Birch Lake in Babbitt, MN. With 13 housekeeping cabins and 13 houseboats it is a premier resort in the Babbitt and Ely area.All cabins are fully furnished in More Northwoods décor, have fireplaces and decks with great views. Kids can enjoy the Kids Klub program while mom and dad fish, hike or relax. Cabins are from a cozy one bedroom up to a 6 bedroom lake home.Seven different size houseboats can accommodate anything from 2-12 people. Cruise 20 miles of pristine undeveloped Birch Lake and have a campfire at night. Fish off the back of your boat or enjoy the sunshine in your chaise lounge from the top of the boat.Bikes, canoes, kayaks all free for your use. Fishing boats and pontoon boats available for rent. There is truly something for every member of your group/family Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$270 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Minnesota > Babbitt
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$270 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Minnesota > Babbitt
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Yes, May is a great time to visit Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats. If you enjoy fishing, May is a perfect time. If you are looking to swim and use the water slide, you would probably want to wait until later June. But... More
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"All the cabins are great, but it's always nice to stay in a cabin overlooking the lake."
TPSmith2013
8 Jul 2018
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"The bigger house boat you can afford the better, the larger ones have nicer amenities."
S686WTmarkc
31 Aug 2016
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"There all good!"
JDB6
25 Aug 2016
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"Get a cabin that is big enough for your group. For example, the smallest cabin would be perfect for 2..."
slevendusky
14 Jun 2016
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