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Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus

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Cabin as it faces the lake
View of attached screenporch from behind (facing lakeside)
A beautiful view from the main pier
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Our resort is located just a few miles southwest of Eagle River, WI. This particular cabin has two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a bathroom with shower. We also have a casual bar/grill on site, where you can enjoy your favorite cocktail and/or lunch or dinner. We have a full menu of appetizers, burgers and sandwiches, and are well known for a great Friday fish fry! The Arbutus is one of four rental cabins located at Kathan Inn & Resort which also offers a nice-sized screened in porch, individual firepit, and charcoal grill. Our cabins are located on the shoreline of Kathan Lake, a 210 acre private, secluded lake, with no public access. No hidden/additional costs! -- rowboats come free of charge, as well as a paddle boat and canoe. On the grounds you will find a children'...Our resort is located just a few miles southwest of Eagle River, WI. This particular cabin has two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a bathroom with shower. We also have a casual bar/grill on site, where you can enjoy your favorite cocktail and/or lunch or dinner. We have a full menu of appetizers, burgers and sandwiches, and are well known for a great Friday fish fry! The Arbutus is one of four rental cabins located at Kathan Inn & Resort which also offers a nice-sized screened in porch, individual firepit, and charcoal grill. Our cabins are located on the shoreline of Kathan Lake, a 210 acre private, secluded lake, with no public access. No hidden/additional costs! -- rowboats come free of charge, as well as a paddle boat and canoe. On the grounds you will find a children's playground, a volleyball court, horseshoe pits, a basketball court. This property rents by the week only (Saturday-Saturday) during the months of June, July and August. However, beginning June 1, nightly reservations will be considered for cabins which still have occupancy. Pets are allowed, however, an additional charge of $15/day or $100/week per pet will be due upon check-in.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cabin should be in the same condition when guest departs as when they arrived. Dishes washed, dried, and returned to cupboards. Food removed from cupboards, freezer, and refrigerator. Garbage taken to the dumpsters. Any furniture rearranged moved back to its original location.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Barbara
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

Recently stayed here for a long overdue weekend with friends. Four of us total, and we had a blast. Cabin was perfect, had everything we needed, and it was so clean. The lake made for great fishing, the bar served us a great Friday fish...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank C9parks
Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2019

Hi Courtney It is wonderful to hear that you had a fantastic time, and we hope to see you again! Thank you for your stay and for your review, Jim and Barb

Reviewed August 17, 2019

We were late in booking a summer getaway in the Eagle River-Three Lakes area. And we were going to vacation with other family. It was so fortunate we stumbled upon these cabins at Kathan Inn. Both groups managed to book a cabin. The cabins are...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2019

Thank you for your review Brett and Mary. It was nice to meet you and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again, Jim & Barb

Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

The cabin was awesome. We arrived on a Sunday and the bar/grill was closed but the owner Jim was there to meet us with the key. The owner Barbara was great with staying in contact with us and even got us checked in early so...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Tomiena
Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review Tomiena, and we certainly hope you can come and visit again! Jim & Barb

Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

This was just what our family needed,we even brought the dog. We were able to relax, fish, hike and get away for Memorial day weekend. We went disc golfing in sugar camp, and ran into some friends up there and went boating on Three lakes....More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Thank you so much for your review Amber. We were very happy to accommodate you and your family, and are very pleased to hear that you had a such a great time! Hope to see you again! Thanks, Jim and Barb

Reviewed July 20, 2018

Excellent cabin with plenty of charm. The beds were superb which was important. Everything was very clean. Nice quiet location. Excellent food at the restaurant. Owners are great people. Definitely going to go back next trip to Eagle River!

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Stanley L
Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you so much for the review and for choosing Kathan Inn for your vacation. We are very pleased that we could meet your needs and hope to see you again sometime! Thank you, Jim and Barb

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

We rented this wonderfully cute cabin. It was my daughter, my mother, and myself and it was plenty bit. My mom slept in the smaller room while my daughter and I slept in the bigger room. The bed was so super soft, you can tell...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Mary W
Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Hi Mary So glad the 3 of you could make it and that you enjoyed your stay. Early June is much quieter than July and August so you picked a good time! Thank you for your review and we hope to see you back! Jim...More

Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Very nice owners. Fishing was great. Disappointed in all the "weeds" that prevented us from fishing off the piers.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank millie p
Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thanks for your review Millie.

Reviewed July 13, 2017

We are new to the area and were recommended to visit the Northwoods of Wisconsin, particularly Eagle River. Fortunately we were able to book a cabin by a small private lake in time for July 4th. The unit was clean but small. It claims to...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Never intended to respond to Mr. Bill, who seems pleased to call his experience, "ticked another box", only because I knew from impressions from his first 10 emails with 10 questions each, that he was going to be a hard customer to please... His review...More

Reviewed September 2, 2016

Very spacious for a cabin. Bed was extremely soft and comfortable. We were able to go out in the rowboat and fish, enjoyed the firepit and utilized the grill provided. We really enjoyed our stay here, and would recommend this place to anyone.

Date of stay: August 2016
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Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2016

Thank you very much for your review John! I enjoyed talking with you guys in the bar/grill. Late August is a great time to vacation here; it is very peaceful and the weather is still usually great! Hope to see you again! Barb (and Jim)

Reviewed July 26, 2016

Enjoyed our stay. Kathan Lake is very peaceful. The cabins were nice and comfortable. And we enjoyed the fact that there are only 4 cabins so there is not a lot of action going on. Great for a peaceful break from the dailly routines of...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Maryk80256
Barbara D, VR Owner at Kathan Inn & Resort - Arbutus, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Thank you Mary for your review of your stay at Kathan Inn. The peaceful atmosphere here truly appeases our customers. We are normally a very quiet resort due to the fact that we are located on a private lake with no public access. Thank you...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Playground
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Yard
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Stove
Toaster
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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