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3314 Bur Oak Road NW, Baudette, MN 56623
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes that is right-an odd number of fish fillets brought home by our party processed by Ballard's staff! My two person party caught 8 saugers the first day. Ballards processed 3 for our supper per our request. The next morning the official Ballards tally was 3 saugers. We challenged their count 3 times throughout the second day. They assured us... More 

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I am booked for my 10th year of ice fishing through Ballard's Resort. Their commitment to fishing and great service is what keeps me coming back. They have wonderful people and the accommodations are great for my group. Over the years, we have developed friendships with the staff and the other guests that return the same weekend year after year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We spent 4 nights/3 days at Ballard's Resort with a group of 54 Plus-60 Club members. There were 40 men and 14 women and I am pretty sure everyone has a great time. Accommodations were clean and comfortable and food was generous and tasty. Each group of 6 had their own fishing boat and guide. The boats were 27' and... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had a great fishing vacation at Ballard's!!! The staff was extremely friendly. Food was good. They cooked our fish that we caught for dinner. Our cabin was really clean and comfortable on the inside. Nice view of the river from the cabin. But, the outside of the cabins were very ho hum. It would have been nice to have... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Everything at Ballard's is great...staff, service, food, drinks, fishing guides. If you have little kids, this is a great spot as they have a nice pool. If little kids are not your thing, steer clear. The pool is overrun by the owner's kids and their friends and family's kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Great for large groups or small groups. We had an almost two year old and she was treated really really great by the staff. The shrimp and steak here are really good. Lunch here is always a must for us. We come all the way from Texas to get the fried pork loin sandwich. Well, we come to visit and... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

4 man fish house ready to go, warm, clean, cook kit, bait and cooperatidive fish. Then a emergency call to the lodge with chest pains! In less than 5 min. 4 bombardiers and 4 men all of which had 1st aid and one a former paramedic loading me up and getting me to a hospitail in Baudett. Another stayed behind... More 

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Nebraska
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Loved Ballards! Went for a 4 night, 3 day fishing trip over Memorial Day 2013. The weather was perfect and the fishing was good. My daughter caught a trophy Walleye and we all caught numerous fish. Captain Mer was awesome and we all enjoyed his company. Beautiful grounds and a nice big wooden 'pier'/dock all along the water and plenty... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

We spent three nights at the resort and two days fishing in mid January. The service was great and the staff friendly. The ice house was clean and they made it comfortable for the ladies in our group by providing a heated shack as a porta potty.

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Solen ND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The staff at Ballards Resort are awsome -- we stayed with them for 4 nights. The cabin was very clean. The lounge and restaurant are also awsome. We enjoyed our stay, even though we did not catch any fish !

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Address: 3314 Bur Oak Road NW, Baudette, MN 56623
Location: United States > Minnesota > Baudette
Number of rooms: 22

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