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    Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

    8347 Timber Bay Rd, Babbitt, MN
    (218) 729-2172
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    1 - 5 of 57 reviews

    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    My husband and I just returned from our first week long houseboat adventure. We LOVED it. The staff at TBL were friendly, helpful, and full of information. The boat was well equipped and easy to use. We also rented a fishing boat rather than tow...More

    Thank onechicktraveling
    Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 6 November 2017

    It's great to hear you enjoyed your houseboat trip! And yes, Birch Lake is beautiful and in September the colors can be amazing! Looking forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    Ron & Beth -- and the entire staff at Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats - are excellent! My wife and I recently rented a Houseboat (July 2017) and it was another fabulous trip! (We have been returning as often as we have been able to...More

    Thank tomjeannie2017
    Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 6 November 2017

    Thanks Tom! It's always a pleasure to have you and Jeannie stay with us. Returning year after year, we always look forward to your arrival. Thanks for sharing your love of Birch Lake and house boating with others. Till next time :)

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    We had a great family vacation at Timber Bay Lodge. We rented a cabin and houseboat for the week, spending time fishing, boating, swimming, camping, relaxing and enjoying all the activities Timber Bay has to offer. This is a wonderful family lodge with activities for...More

    1  Thank andyvigna
    Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 6 November 2017

    HI Andy!! Thanks for staying with us at Timber Bay! We really enjoyed meeting and getting to know your family. For Ron and I and our staff getting to meet new guests is always fun. And makes us all feel like family. Great to hear...More

    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    Our family of four (and dog) recently spent 3 nights on a houseboat and 3 nights in a cabin. We all had a great time and recommend this resort to anyone that wants to get away and unplug. Our 6 and 8 year old said...More

    Thank Stephanie M
    Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 6 November 2017

    Thank you! And happy that you enjoyed both your time on the houseboat followed by a few days in a cabin. It does give you two trips in one! Bring the kids back! We look forward to your next trip with us!

    Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

    We spent a few days at this resort on a houseboat and it was perfect. The owners are experienced and kind. The staff was helpful and went over all details. The boat was a bit outdated but it can be exactly what you need if...More

    Thank DSWeimar
    Response from timberbay, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and HouseboatsResponded 11 July 2017

    Thanks so much! Great to hear you enjoyed your trip! We feel lucky that Birch Lake is such a treasure. Thanks!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$264 - US$775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    nandhinisrinivasan
    4 May 2015|
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    Response from timberbay | Property representative |
    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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    "The bigger house boat you can afford the better, the larger ones have nicer amenities."
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    "There all good!"
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    "Get a cabin that is big enough for your group. For example, the smallest cabin would be perfect for 2 people..."
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    "Any of the cabins are nice. Our group rented 4 and all were plenty roomy. All have a feeling of a country..."
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