We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

    8347 Timber Bay Rd, Babbitt, MN
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    06/04/2017 06/05/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          No availability for your dates from these sites
          Traveler (37)
          Pool & Beach (15)
          Room & Suite (5)
          Timber Wolf Lodge
          178 reviews
          #1 of 34 Specialty lodging in Ely
           
          Grand Ely Lodge
          368 reviews
          #1 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Moose Track Adventures
          145 reviews
          #3 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Northern Lights Lodge
          80 reviews
          #4 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Overview
          • Excellent96%
          • Very good3%
          • Average0%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible0%
          Travelers talk about
          “cabin rental” (4 reviews)
          “timber bay” (28 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Business Center
          Ski-In / Ski-Out
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          2.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Offers from Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats
          Special Offer: Call Direct & Save 30%
          Timber Wolf Lodge
          178 reviews
          #1 of 34 Specialty lodging in Ely
           
          Grand Ely Lodge
          368 reviews
          #1 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Moose Track Adventures
          145 reviews
          #3 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Northern Lights Lodge
          80 reviews
          #4 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}}}
          Rooms
          Jun 4Jun 5
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Babbitt hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9cc1b461ee3c42c2bf9502093e62b4d0", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":219656,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9cc1b461ee3c42c2bf9502093e62b4d0","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjljYzFiNDYxZWUzYzQyYzJiZjk1MDIwOTNlNjJiNGQwIiwiQUlLIjoiYTJmYzliZTVkOGMyNDBiZTg3YmNjZGU0YjliNGMzMDUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/04/2017", "checkOut": "06/05/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (52)
          Traveler rating
          Traveler type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 52 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          What a great vacation! We rented a houseboat, and everything was perfect! We all had a great time, the three of us caught our limit of fish and enjoyed the scenery. We will be repeat customers for years to come.

          Thank joshnelson1981
          Reviewed August 31, 2016

          We rented a house boat for 4 days, it was very well maintained and cleaned. Traveling with adult children, unfortunately one couldn't come which would have made some of the physical requirements easier. Adult children immensely enjoyed every moment. Mother and I are close to...More

          Thank Mark C
          Response from rdrykken, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

          What a great way to get your family together! Tying up the houseboat at night is always made easier if there are a few hands to help. We'd love to have you come stay with us again! Thank you!

          Reviewed August 25, 2016

          What more can I say that hasn't been said here before.... Just the best people that you could ever ask for in running a resort! Thank you Beth & Ron for your warm welcoming. I know we were kind of self contained but, only because...More

          Thank JDB6
          Response from rdrykken, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

          Thank you! And it's nice to hear that Timber Bay was the 'get away' you needed. We always hope that our guests leave here feeling better than when they arrived. We look forward to having you stay with us again! Enjoy!

          Reviewed August 1, 2016

          My wife and I had the most amazing vacation together. The fully equipped cabin and houseboat were in great shape, the nature beautiful, the lake and blue skies unforgettable and the hospitality and helpfulness of the owners and staff outstanding. We used the bikes on-site...More

          1  Thank 8onhorwitz
          Response from rdrykken, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

          Thanks so much for staying with us! And we love that you had the opportunity to try so many of the activities that we offer. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you!

          Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

          It was Amazing!!! Awesome accommodation & staff!!Beautiful sunsets, great fishing & so RELAXING!! We enjoyed our time on the lake, in the water & lounging on the roof top. Owners are amazing!! Will return soon!! B& M:*

          1  Thank J-Team3
          Response from rdrykken, Owner at Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats

          Happy to have you join us! Thanks so much for spending your vacation at Timber Bay!

          Timber Wolf Lodge
          178 reviews
          #1 of 34 Specialty lodging in Ely
           
          Grand Ely Lodge
          368 reviews
          #1 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Moose Track Adventures
          145 reviews
          #3 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          Northern Lights Lodge
          80 reviews
          #4 of 8 hotels in Ely
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          Details
          • Price range
          • $270 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 26
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Orbitz so you can book your Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • United States >
          • Minnesota >
          • Babbitt
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveler (37)
          Pool & Beach (15)
          Room & Suite (5)
          Hotel & Grounds (55)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Nearby
          Sponsored by:
          Northern Lights Lodge
          80 reviews
          4.22 miles away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Junction Bar and Grill
          31 reviews
          2.15 miles away
          Insula Restaurant
          186 reviews
          12.92 miles away
          Kell's Kitchen
          8 reviews
          1.38 miles away
          Britton's Cafe
          188 reviews
          12.84 miles away
          Nearby Attractions
          North American Bear Center
          374 reviews
          12.39 miles away
          Soudan Underground Mine State Park
          137 reviews
          16.41 miles away
          Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips
          112 reviews
          8.83 miles away
          International Wolf Center
          416 reviews
          13.52 miles away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          nandhinisrinivasan
          Hi, I am planning to book the houseboat one and it is during May. Can someone suggest if May is a good time to visit? Thanks!!
          May 4, 2015|
          Answer
          Response from timberbay | Property representative |
          Yes, May is a great time to visit Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats. If you enjoy fishing, May is a perfect time. If you are looking to swim and use the water slide, you would probably want to wait until later June. But... More
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "The bigger house boat you can afford the better, the larger ones have nicer amenities."
          Read review
          "There all good!"
          Read review
          "Get a cabin that is big enough for your group. For example, the smallest cabin would be perfect for 2 people..."
          Read review
          "Any of the cabins are nice. Our group rented 4 and all were plenty roomy. All have a feeling of a country..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing