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Bear Bottom Resort

83 Hooligan Bay Dr, Sunrise Beach, MO 65079
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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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
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3 hotel reviews
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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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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place is fantastic! I had my college graduation at this resort. They were very helpful getting rooms for all of my family and friends from out of town. The water slide was so much fun. The owners made everyone feel right at home and made sure my party went of perfectly. The food was delicious and the drinks were... More 

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