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Elk Lake Resort and Marina

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60000 Century Dr, Bend, OR 97701
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Warren, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took a day trip up to Elk Lake and rented paddle boards and had lunch. We had a great time and had the best spicy pineapple margarita with lunch! We would definitely come back and stay longer. Make time to stop at some of the other lakes along the Cascade Lakes hwy.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

22 friends from Awbrey Glen chose Elk Lake to spend a "Blue Moon" evening on the lake. We enjoyed dinner on the deck with Hanna as our waitress- who made sure we were served in time to be paddling when the moon showed up. Thanks for being so accomadating!! No complaints from us!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Cabins were a bit rundown and very very dark! Shame you pay so much a night and have to clean the cabin yourself before leaving. The activities are a bit expensive as is the wood for the fire. A bit odd that anyone can go and hang out for the day when I was spending hundreds to stay for a... More 

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the Vintage cabins. I would say that I agree with you, and as new owners of the resort since late 2013, the remodeling of the Vintage cabins is high on our priority list. As with any small business, the upgrades and improvements to the property have to be done as cash flow... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Paddle boards, kayaks, even a solar/bike powered patio boat! This is a funky, fun place to spend a day on and in the water. Amenities such as restrooms, restaurant, bar and accommodations are available. The staff was very friendly and helpful. When we visited, on a 100 degree day in Bend, the temperature was a comfortable 85 degrees. Lots of... More 

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at Elk Lake Resort....we greatly appreciate it! We are pleased to know you had such a great time. We hope you will come visit us again soon! Kind regards, Elk Lake Staff More 

Columbus, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Took the trip from Redmond through Bend up 4000 ft to Elk Lake. In the valley 93 degrees on the mountain, 80 degrees with the lake wind making it even cooler. The marina rents boats for a reasonable fee, and there are plenty of picnic places along the shoreline. You can take a picnic lunch , or eat at the... More 

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Doug, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the lake! It makes a difference to us and to the people learning about us for the first time. We hope you will come back through and visit again! Kind regards, Elk Lake Staff More 

La Center, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We ride our snowmobiles up here every year for lunch in the wintertime, so when we are in the area this year we thought we would check it out in the summertime. The food was delicious as usual. The sweet potato tater tots were incredible! I didn't care for the nachos, but it just might be my tastes. The chili... More 

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your dining experience! We work hard to provide a wonderful experience for all guests who come to the resort, so it is always nice to hear when we do it right! Kind regards, Elk Lake Staff More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Excellent accommodations. We rented a house which was nicely decorated and well-equipped with everything we needed. We cooked in a few times and ate in the lodge, too, which was fantastic! We all were very pleased with our meals, both breakfast and dinner. A must have: a Bloody Mary which was to die for!!! Wendy is an outstanding hostess and... More 

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Karen, well groups don't get much more fun than yours! Although we didn't have much snow, the adventuresome nature of your group prevailed! Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to your next trip. Summer? Bloody Mary's are equally as delicious! Regards, Wendy and the whole Elk Lake Staff More 

Bend, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Fun overnight for us bend residents looking for a quick getaway. We stayed in a cute rustic cabin for the night after riding in from MT Bachelor on fat tire bikes. The staff was very helpful. Easy fun getaway!

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Hi Karl, Thank you for your comments in regards to Elk Lake Resort cabins and staff! We appreciate you taking the time to write. It is a fun easy getaway for Bend and Central Oregon residents both in the winter and the summer. Come see us again! Regards, Elk Lake Staff More 

Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have called Central Oregon home for more than 20 years and have enjoyed Elk Lake as a summer destination for years, but it was not until my husband's 50th birthday that we discovered what Elk Lake Resort has to offer in the winter. Wow! We spent two lovely nights with friends in the resort's largest home. We rode in... More 

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Rebecca, Thank you! Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value, extraordinary adventure and caring service. Come back and see us again soon! Kind regards, Elk Lake Staff More 

Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a WONDERFUL time!! This is one of the best places ANY time of the year!! The full service restaurant/bar made the BEST Bloody Mary I've EVER had!!! Thank you for all of your accommodations Pat and Wendy, and the rest of the Elk Lake staff :) Nora M

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Wendy P, Owner at Elk Lake Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Nora! Rich will be pleased to know you enjoyed his secret Bloody Mary ingredients! Reviews like these mean alot to us, our staff and to those who look to come visit in the future. Come see us again soon. Regards, Wendy and Elk Lake Staff More 

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