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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Getting away to the north country is a wonderful way to decompress from everyday business. It is so peaceful and beautiful. Doug & Dawn are the wonderful owners of this resort. This year we hit the fall season and color changing trees. It's home away from home.

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Thank Carol A
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had a great time with our whole family. The cabins are clean and well maintained. The owners are fabulous. The amenities are great. When you bring children of all ages, it's nice to be able to get that out in the woods experience during the day fishing and hiking and such, but still be able to connect to the...

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Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We've been traveling to Deer Ridge Resort for many years. We love it! It's very family oriented. The cabins are clean with great views of Garden Lake. It's close to Kawishiwi Falls, Ely, and the Boundary Waters. We have a great time each and every year.

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Thank Robin S
Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 9 August 2015

My goal was to get my wife and daughters a true north woods experience. Mission accomplished. I love this place. Perfect location to town and the Kawishiwi falls and trails, Wolf, Bear and Molter museum. Its a great idea (if you have the time) to take a day on the way up and enjoy the Duluth canal area at night...

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Spent a week in August at Deer Ridge. We stay here every time we are in Ely. Doug and Dawn are awesome hosts. The cabins are clean and spacious with all of the utensils needed to prepare your meals. The view of Garden Lake and the call of the loons remind you that you are in the North Woods. Kawishiwi...

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Thank Kimberley C
Minneapolis
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed later in the season so it was pretty quiet (which was really nice). Our 3bdrm cabin was very clean & owners were very friendly. We enjoyed our stay & would recommend this resort to family & friends!

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1Thank Lsy Y
Deer River, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 October 2014

This is a great place to stay. We went on Oct 17th. Had everything we needed for 6 people to have fun. Hiking trails nearby, Wolf and Bear Center and then back for card games with our friends. We would come back here. Perhaps when we can enjoy the lake too. Thanks

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1Thank jerrilmadsen
Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Enjoyed our time at Deer Ridge. Clean. Good mattress. Great location. Walk to Kiwishimi[sp] Falls. Quick 5 mi drive to town. No traffic noise at the cabin. No light pollution, the sky was inky stars. #8 was main floor bedroom and loft bedroom, nice cathedral ceiling living area. Canoe/kayaks available. If you want they will rent you a boat with...

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2Thank Mark H
Minneapolis
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Deer Ridge and it's owners are extraordinary. The resort has 10 beautiful cabins that sit on Garden Lake outside of Ely. While the property and location are amazing, perhaps the best part about Deer Ridge is its owners. It is a family operated resort and its owners Doug and Dawn always go above and beyond the call of duty to...

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Indianola, Iowa
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We have been going to Ely, MN every year for at least 12 years and have stayed at several different resorts but Deer Ridge Resort is our favorite and the only place we go now. Cabins are very nice, location is unbeatable, and it is so quiet & peaceful. Doug & Dawn are the best hosts. There if you need...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodging in Ely Minnesota. We offer new two and three bedroom, luxury, lake view log cabins, with knotty pine furniture. Enjoy the large sun deck with picnic table, charcoal grill, and a view of the lake. Fully equipped kitchens include cookware, bake ware, utensils, coffeemaker and microwave. All bedding and linens (except kitchen and bath towels) are furnished. Internet access available in all cabins. Deer Ridge Resort is located on 35 acres of pristine woodlands with over 2,500 feet of shoreline. Garden Lake is one of four lakes on the White Iron chain of lakes. Garden, Farm and White Iron have no motor restrictions and South Farm is in the motorized portion of the BWCA. Fishing is the most popular pastime, but we are also a family-oriented resort. For the family we have an interpretive nature trail, playground, swim area, horseshoe court, badminton, frisbee golf and float plane rides right from the dock. We are also in walking distance of the Kawishiwi Waterfalls. Other area attractions include the Wolf Center, Dorothy Molter Museum, Ely shopping, and nearby golf. ... more   less 

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Address: 444 Fernberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8284
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Number of rooms: 10
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“Lower numbers are closer to the office/dock.”
 of 5 bubbles markhQ6536VN, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Wifi in the lodge. Close to Ely , wilderness area and the International wolf center”
 of 5 bubbles 88kimberleyc, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I have not been to this resort yet, but I wanted to share my experience.”
 of 5 bubbles 19342014, 18 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a cabin with a good lake view”
 of 5 bubbles mchattoraj, 9 Aug 2012 | Read review
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