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Boulder Bear Motor Lodge

5437 Highway M, Boulder Junction, WI 54512
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#3 of 5 hotels in Boulder Junction

See why so many travelers make Boulder Bear Motor Lodge their hotel of choice when visiting Boulder Junction. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

The rooms offer air conditioning and a refrigerator, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

In addition, as a valued Boulder Bear Motor Lodge guest, you can enjoy a hot tub and free breakfast that are available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While in Boulder Junction, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Boulder Bear Motor Lodge, including Guide's Inn (0.1 mi), Aqualand Ale House (0.4 mi), and Boulder Beer Bar (0.3 mi).

At Boulder Bear Motor Lodge, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Boulder Junction.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
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Randy Acker wrote a review Oct 2019
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My recent stay was the 14th time I've stayed at this motel and will NEVER stay here again! The owner's personality was absolutely horrible. When we came came back, from riding our bikes, we'd say hi as we came through the lobby and didn't get much more than a grunt. There's signs everywhere stating what you can't do. For example, the sign by the ice is " this ice is NOT for your coolers, if you want ice pay for it at the front desk. I've never had to pay for ice at a hotel ever! My wife grabbed a bad of ice, the morning of our last day. When we checked out, the owner never said good morning, thank you or how was your stay. With his hand half covering his mouth, the only thing he said was"you owe me for the ice you took". He has the worst disposition for someone who's in the "hospitality" business. The only reason I even gave one star is because it's in Boulder Junction. I wish the original owner's were still here. There are other places to stay in Boulder Junction, DON'T STAY HERE.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Response from Dennis D, Owner at Boulder Bear Motor Lodge
Responded Oct 16, 2019
Thanks for your review I remember your visit very vividly. I also read these same comments on Google. I apologize for not meeting your expectations for friendliness. As it relates to ice, I have no ice maker. I provide 1lb self serve bags of ice to guests for their room at no cost. For coolers, as a guest service, I provide 6lb bags of ice for $2, which is less than I pay for them at the store across the street. When you checked out you asked me "if there was anything else". I asked "how you wanted to pay for the bag of ice?" Not sure about the issue with signage. No glass in the hot tub room (state law) and no bikes or pets in the building are about it.
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W685BVmaryr wrote a review Oct 2019
47 contributions12 helpful votes
We were looking for a motel that is pet friendly and luckily found Boulder Bear Lodge. The room was large and clean with easy access to the outside. The lobby is decorated with bears and Up North decor. They served a nice continental breakfast. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Hazel B wrote a review Sep 2019
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We did not know what to expect when we came but it was such a pleasant surprise. It’s a great place to stay. The owners are very nice and helpful and accommodating. The rooms are nice and clean. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. We would come back and stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Rowing_Queen wrote a review Jun 2019
Appleton, Wisconsin430 contributions46 helpful votes
We spent several days at the Boulder Bear Motor Lodge while biking the area. The Lodge is very clean, and the the staff is super friendly. Very convenient location if you plan to do some biking, as you can start biking right from the Lodge. They also offer storage for your bike which is convenient. Shops and restaurants are within walking distance of the lodge too. They also offer a continental breakfast, which is convenient. And...the coffee was good too! I was pleasantly surprised!
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Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Our room was to the back and was very quiet. We saw deer out of our window every day!
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Response from Dennis D, Owner at Boulder Bear Motor Lodge
Responded Jun 29, 2019
Thanks Rowing Queen. See you next time.
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wintermom9597 wrote a review Feb 2019
Madison, Wisconsin176 contributions47 helpful votes
We take an annual Girls Only Ride from Rhinelander to another town, stay the night and ride back the next day. This year we chose Boulder Junction and loved it. The motel was cozy, quiet, easy to find, clean and everyone was super friendly. It is within walking distance to bars and restaurants, which is perfect after a long day on the sleds. The breakfast offerings in the morning were nice - pastries, cereal, bagels, toast, fruit, coffee, juice, milk.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Rooms on the "back side" overlook yard where deer come visit, "front side"...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boulder Bear Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Boulder Bear Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Boulder Junction Area Trail System (0.3 miles), Boulder Beer Bar (0.3 miles), and Northern Highland American Legion State Forest North Trout Lake Campground (4.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Boulder Bear Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Boulder Bear Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Boulder Bear Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boulder Bear Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Aqualand Ale House, The Granary, and Mad Dog Jakes.
Is Boulder Bear Motor Lodge located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Boulder Junction.
Is Boulder Bear Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.