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Northern Bay Resort

1844 20th Avenue, Arkdale, WI 54613 (Formerly Northern Bay Golf Resort & Marina)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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290 reviews 290 reviews
90 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rented a 2500 ft condo. Although there was some wasted hallway and stair space, the condo was very nice and up-to-date. The beds were comfortable . The kitchen was larger than the average condo kitchen and was well stocked. The condo was relatively clean, however they forgot to clean the kitchen floor, stock one of the bathrooms with soap... More

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Bensenville, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went there a year ago and fell in love with Northern Bay. It's has every thing right there. My husband loves the golfing and we girls love the lake and pool. Yes it is kind of a drag that the store for grocerys isn't closer but not a big deal. Love that you are out of the craziness of... More

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Portage, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Great place, great food, great service. they all seem to care for you when you are there. The clubhouse entertainment is Viking DJ/Karaoke and they get the party going. Nice comfortable bar/dining area, lots of windows, very clean clubhouse. Heather is on top of her game in making sure everything is running perfectly. We would come back and eat and... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

My wife and I heard about the golf course with the 7 PGA replica holes and decided to try it. We stayed at the resort in a stay and play package for the weekend. We got a very spacious one bedroom with a tub, TV, microwave and small fridge. It had big windows overlooking hole # 1. The Island View... More

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Jayne S, General Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We also have larger condominiums if you want to bring friends or family on your next visit. Northern Bay Resort offers Golf Course View or Lake View Condominiums for your personal enjoyment. More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The cottages were nice, however that was about it. Check-in seemed very difficult. I tried to get the stay and play pricing for my group. I had to go back three times and even then they didn't do it correctly. The starter, Marv, spent more time yelling at us and never once wished us to have a nice round. I... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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49 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We were searching for a resort on a lake for a weekend trip within 3-4 hours driving distance with a pool and onsite restaurant where we could bring along our cat who loves to travel with us. Seems like a lot to ask for, but Northern Bay had all of this and much more. In addition to the beautiful, clean... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Was recently at the Northern Bay Resort for a friend weekend. We had a great stay and were extremely satisfied with our room and the layout of the resort. We never ran out of things to do. The restaurant at the golf course was great and the area is beautiful! Our room overlooked the water and the rooms were gorgeous.

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Jayne S, General Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Northern Bay Resort. The condominiums are spacious and the grounds are immaculate. There are many things to do or you can just sit back and relax! More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Took my elderly parents, brother, nephew and wife to Northern Bay the first weekend in June. Had requested a 2 bedroom, lake view, ground floor condo close to the boat slips. They accomodated all our requests. The sofa sleeper in the den was already made up for us. The staff at the office answered any questions I had and for... More

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Jayne S, General Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

I am happy to hear your family had a great time and enjoyed Northern Bay Resort. We are all looking forward to summer finally arriving. We do ask that the garbage be taken out from the condominiums during the stay and at the end of the stay, which keeps the condominiums fresher, but we do not ask that you strip... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Tried to book an upcoming spring golf trip. Called once and was quoted the same price as advertised on the web site. Once details with my group was finalized, I called again to book and was told the rate had increased roughly $40 per person. I was told the web site data was incorrect and even though the employee errored... More

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Jayne S, General Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were misinformed. The Stay and Play rates were not finalized until the end of January. Unfortunately the Web Site Stay and Play rates were not changed until the beginning of February. The Castle Course is not currently taking tee times unless you are reserving for a larger group of golfers. Other tee times will be... More

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96 reviews 96 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We plan an annual trip with other families we know. This year we skipped camping at Jellystone cabins and decided to try condos. Our group rented three condos and the house. The cost was comparable and the amenities were fabulous. We called it "glamping". We were in building 1 and our friends were in building 3. We walked to the... More

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Address: 1844 20th Avenue, Arkdale, WI 54613 (Formerly Northern Bay Golf Resort & Marina)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Arkdale
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Also Known As:
Castle At The Bay Hotel Arkdale
Northern Bay Hotel Marina

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Located on the shores of Castle Rock Lake just north of the Wisconsin Dells, The Castle Course features a replica 18 hole golf experience inspired by courses the pros play. At The Castle Course, you won't simply be playing golf, you'll be competing shot-for-shot against the most legendary holes in all of golf. You can rent or own one of our fine luxury cedar and stone condominiums, situated on the course or the lake. Bring the family for a vacation packed with excitement and entertainment. ... more   less 
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