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River Point Resort

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I always feel good about treating my wife to a stay in this beautiful spot in the Boundary Waters! When she found River Point Resort on the Internet about eight years ago, I was a little sceptical. Walking onto the grounds, however, removed any and all doubts. My business banking experience has prompted a keen awareness for the need of...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Nearing forty-five years of marriage, we know the popularity of having a "bucket list" for your places yet to experience. Yet our next vacation will be another trip to this "little piece of heaven on earth!" No longer Minnesotans, our return will be from a 2,000 mile distance, but this award winning resort has become part of who we are....

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Chaska,MN
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My husband and I have been returning to Riverpoint Resort every year since our honeymoon ( 2002 ) with the exception of a few where we vacationed in another destination, i.e.,cruise, Florida, Hawaii, etc. and those years we SO missed " our home away from home!" This year we are going in August and We can not wait to go....

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Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort, responded to this review

Oh, what amazing thoughts to read, Ellie! Thank you for sharing! We’ve loved having you here each and every time throughout the past 14 years, and this summer will be no different, I’m sure. You are in for a treat this August with the panoramic view, king bed, and high-end amenities that come with staying right on the point of...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We very disappointed with our stay from our "villa" which was not what we expected to the customer service which was not really very good. I would recommend searching around the area more then we did.

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Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort, responded to this review

We are most pleased that your group of five persons, including three youth and children, stayed at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. for one night, August 22, following your canoe trip into the wilderness area of the Boundary Waters in which you had several days in a row of rain. You brought one more person than what was reserved...

Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My husband and I were excited to get out of the city, unplug and connect with nature in Ely. We thought Riverpointe seemed like a great option based on the website, but were extremely disappointed with our entire experience. Our cabin didn’t reflect what we saw online—the photos made things look much better than the reality. The extra curricular activities...

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Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort, responded to this review

We value your comments and thank you for submitting a review. Everyone at River Point, staff and owners included, understands and appreciates your reason for coming up here: to “unplug and connect with nature”. Ely, also known as “The End of the Road” and the gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, offers some awesome opportunities in its current...

Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Overall the service was terrible. Booking extra services (boats etc.) was expensive and not explained well. Owner was unwilling to compromise on renting us a boat. We were told we would get charged the full day price even if it rained and we did not use it. Problems only got worse when the owner learned I did not agree with...

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Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, Aaron. We would be remiss as a longtime small business to overlook any concern. Daily or weekly boat rental services at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. remain in accordance with those listed on the Amenities and Marina page of the website, and as related to safety concerns and possible inclement weather. In the case...

Reviewed 4 December 2014

My lifelong adventure buddy and I spent a week in the boundary waters, book ended by staying at RiverPoint. They outfitted us with everything, very reasonable costs, exceptional staff! Steve the owner drove us out to our drop off and gave us so mush great advise. All the staff was so accommodating and really knew their stuff. My buddy and...

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Iowa
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I used them to partially outfit a three day trip into the BWCA and I spent the night in one of the rooms the night before departure. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful. They got us outfitted and set up in the room and loaded up the canoe on my vehicle for me. We were able to...

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Bloomington, Mn
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My wife and I recently returned from what was our 20th+ visit to River Point (Sept 13 - 20, 2014),and, as usual, enjoyed it very much. It is always perfect, the staff is great, the semi-wilderness is stunning and, if you want to get further away into the BWCA, they will set you up with what you need. We love...

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 August 2014

My wife and I just completed a weeks stay and enjoyed every minute. The facilities were fabulous and the staff (especially Steve and Jane - the owners) were extremely helpful and very friendly. We stayed in the Point and it could not have been nicer. Looking forward to next time...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking

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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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