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Bear Bottom Resort

83 Hooligan Bay Dr, Sunrise Beach, MO 65079
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We boated to the resort for an afternoon of fun with a group of 20, in two boats. parking is hard to come by. The dock girls were inexperienced in parking boats and giving clear, load directions. The bar and restaurant staff were good but overworked. The kids really enjoy the $10 waterslide. Can't beat that value for a child.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We stayed at the Bear Bottom Resort recently. We love the restaurant, it had wonderful food and the staff were great. Everyone at the resort was very friendly and made you feel very welcomed. The resort has a wonderful view and a great location. On the down side the housekeeping is something to be desired. In Cabin 6 there was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Went in July with some family. Had 2 rooms. Rooms are old, dingy, dirty. The bigger room that we were doing all of the food prep in had a serious ant problem. Sheet had stains on them. Old lumpy pillows with stains on them. We were Ina cabin for 4 people, it was stocked with 2 towels. We had to... More 

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Camdenton, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

So people go here for the slides that are high and fast. Below that pool is another pool with a bar.....1. the concrete is ROUGH, you will ruin your bathing suit, if you sit at the bar sit on a towel. 2. CLOUDY WATER....you can't see the stairs - they're white, expect scrapes to toes and heels, these need to... More 

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3 Thank Lake_Food_Detective
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We went to Bear Bottom on our last day at the lake. I had been before in past years and we usually have had fun. This year there was a few hiccups with us going. The slide had a sign said open everyday 10-9. It was 10:04a so given the early time I wasn't too worried when the waterfall and... More 

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Thank Breanne07
Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

I really love this place. I booked in advance and that's what you want to do because they run high occupancy in season. I booked it bare bottom resort because I had stayed here before under different management and I liked it then. The new management has made it even better. They are a great family and have put together... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We are on our six year of going to be a bottom we go for the Fourth of July weekend we bring six cars and 18 people it is our family trip and we consider their staff family there's so kind very clean facility it does get busy but they work hard to keep up we will keep coming back!!!!!!!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The rooms are small and the place is crowded. The slide is fine but nothing that will keep teenagers occupied for long. The wet bar at the bottom is kind of sketchy and not really what you want you kids to land next too. The lake side bar is nice and in the shade but service is ALWAYS SLOW and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

The worst experience @ the lake! Go anywhere but here, the owners literally have their 10-12 year old son and daughter monitoring the water slide and bar pool. TripAdvisor speaks volumes on this establishment when the number 1 are double of the number 4. NGA never going again!!!!!!!!

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Ashland, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I came here to listen to a band we really like. Looks like an awesome water slide. Lots of patio seating. Service was ok but the food was not that great - bland and dull. I had a Hawaiian chicken sandwich that had no sauce or flavoring. We may give it another try just for the water... More 

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