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Timber Wolf Lodge

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9130 Escape Road, Ely, MN 55731
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chaska, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The cabin that we rented was better than I could have expected, large rooms and comfortable beds. The resort was not too full, so it was not very loud - able to have quiet time. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The bugs were minimal (but we were not located on the water - we were at the top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice accommodations, super friendly and helpful staff. Cabins are nicely spaced and private. The beach is clean as is the lake water. Many things to do both on the lake (canoe, kayak, boating)and in town, Ely. Looking forward to another visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort was nice. The folks running it were very helpful and accomodating. The cabin we rented (8) was OK for a family of 4 but a bit tight. The door lock/handle was broken and the staff fixed it very quickly. We used the boat provided and got the motor, but only used it once. It rained quite a bit... More 

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Otsego, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2015 summer was our first experience at Timber Wolf and we will be coming back year after year. The cabin we stayed in was perfect for my family (two kids and a medium sized dog), the view from the deck of the cabin onto Bear Island lake was beautiful, especially as the sun was setting. The staff is wonderful, they... More 

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Pine City, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Timber Wolf lodge was a great place to go. We had a friend rent a cabin there and she talked us into coming along. We have a 5th wheel. All of the camper sites were taken so they put us right by the entrance in what is called 'overflow'. We enjoyed the spot. Nice concrete slab.....no water or sewer but... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for spending a few days with us. I'm glad we were able to provide an overflow space for your family stay. And I'm glad that the entire family enjoyed the resort and what we offer. Enjoy your summer. Hopefully next time we'll have space closer to the water. Kind regards, The Owners and Staff of Timber Wolf Lodge More 

Plymouth, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff , the cabins, the sunsets do not disappoint..even on rainy days, the beauty of northern Minnesota is incredibly relaxing. We started going to Timberwolf Lodge 27 years ago (before it was even called that) and have only skipped a few years .Our FIVE children,now grown,loved going back this year and we spread out over a few cabins .A... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mary & Michael - Thank you for your very kind review of Timber Wolf Lodge and for taking the time to share your story that goes back 27 years with our resort! We love sharing that history with your family! We have one family who has now returned for 44 years - loyalty is such a gracious thing! We... More 

Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Our family could choose to go anywhere in the world for our summer vacation and for 23 years we have chosen to spend our time together creating memories at Timber Wolf Lodge Resort, Ely, MN! Fishing is fabulous, cabins with everything you need, and sunsets are breathtaking! So much to do and so little time!

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Storm watcher - Your loyalty after 23 years is humbling to say the least. We are, of course, grateful. We're glad that the remodel to Cabin 9 was favorable to you and hope that the new bedroom will become a little cove for your grandchildren for years to come. Keep doing good stuff for the folks in your community... More 

Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Clean cabin with a sleep by number bed in the main bedroom. Friendly staff that was very willing to help out no matter what the request was. And a quality fishing lake with many nice Walleyes and Bass caught......and a few large pike missed. What more can you ask for? I'll be back there again next year for another week... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steve B - We are so glad you had a good experience at Timber Wolf Lodge. We're glad you enjoyed a good night sleep on our new Sleep Number Beds and that our staff was quick to assist wherever and whenever. Guests needs are always #1 here! Its great to hear that the fish were cooperating too! Yes great... More 

River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you want a place relax, have fun, and be adventurous, this is the place for you. My parents, most of my siblings and their children spent a week at the Timber Wolf Lodge. From our check in, numerous rentals, to guided tours, the staff was FANTASTIC! They even picked up our garbage! We had enough room to fit 5... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Olsonp123 - It is so good to hear from you and to read your kind words and compliments! These family reunions are so great. I think we enjoy them almost as much as the families do! Its just cool to see folks reconnect, hit the lake, enjoy the beach and lots of late night board games, puzzles and quiet... More 

Marshfield, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Good staff..good cabins..no bad comments from our group. We love TWL and will return again. The fishing is good and the grounds are well kept with a very remote feel..don't forget to visit the bait shop in babbitt..the older lady is a hoot and loves to play her old school jukebox for ya

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Todd - It was so good to have you join us once again in 2015! Thanks for your always positive responses and comments. Yes the bait shop in Babbitt is definitely worth the price of admission... olde school for sure! :) Hope to see you again soon. The Owners & Staff @ TWL More 

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