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Bear Bottom Resort

83 Hooligan Bay Dr, Sunrise Beach, MO 65079
Bear Bottom Resort
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The rooms were clean but in great need of tlc. The owners were fantastic! They were very friendly and welcoming! The food would have been great if the cooks were better trained so that everyone's food came out at the same time and the order was correct. We mentioned this to the waitress and she spoke with the owner and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Went for dinner on January 17, 2015 with friends. There may of been 8 people there when we walked in, the waitress (owner) came gave menus, took drink order. She brought our drinks and then we ordered a appetizer for each couple. Since she was there we went ahead and gave her our dinner order also. Not to mention what... More 

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Pittsfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped in here for an extended lunch break with the kids on our last visit to the lake. We arrived early on a weekday and were promptly greeted at the dock and had someone help tie us up. then the kids hit the waterslides until lunch. For $10 each I think it's a pretty good deal. After a couple hours... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Bear Bottom Resort is the best time, whether you are staying in the hotel, camping, passing through from some dinner, out boating for the day, or the kiddos want to slide down two of the giant water slides. We have done all of the above, and have a wonderful time each time. The owner, always greats us with a smile,... More 

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Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is amazing the rooms are so comfy and cozy and a great view of the lake!! We stayed for 3 nights and so wish we could of stayed longer :) the staff was so nice and so helpful! The owners was so friendly and just amazing people!!!! best place on the lake!

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Independence, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a great resort and campground. Kitchenettes and full cabins available. Full hook ups in the campground. 2 waterslides, 3 bars and a restaurant. On the water. Dock available if you bring a boat. On the water. Great fishing.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Took one look and decided not to stay. Were not wanting anything fancy but clean. The living room area had only a futon that was broke down and filthy. I always pull back comforters and check sheets and there was hair all over them. The tub was dirty and the towels hanging up were ragged. Was afraid our vacation was... More 

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Top Contributor
251 reviews 251 reviews
49 hotel reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stopped by on a Wednesday evening around 5pm for a quick bite before heading to Laurie fairgrounds for the Lake of the Ozarks shootout Party in the Park. We had read in local magazines that Bear Bottom was on the way and offered lakeside dining. The area was difficult to find, offering very little signage from the main highway.... More 

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Midwest, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

There were about six families in our party that arrived by boat on a Thursday afternoon for appetizers and drinks. The kids immediately hit the water slide. For $10 each, it seemed like the kids really enjoyed the slide. All the adults gathered at the swim up bar where there were probably 50 other adults and only one bar tender.... More 

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boomboomdaddy, Owner at Bear Bottom Resort, responded to this review

I am sorry to read of you experience at Bear Bottom Resort. As you could tell by the crowds, this is not the normal experience our guest have come to expect. I wanted to share with you that most of our server staff is not 21, therefore can not bar-tend, that would be the reason they are not moved into... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is one of the best "boat to" restaurants.at the Lake of the Ozarks. Not easy to find anymore as the sign on Highway 5 is no longer there. This is a destination for a good time, food and drinks. They have have the typical Lake Bar menu. What Bare Bottom has that is different is a really nice staff... More 

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