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Best Bear Lodge & Campground

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10642 N Merrillville Rd, Irons, MI 49644-8623 See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
30 Sep1 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsstayed herebear lodgeplace to staygreat placeawesome ownerscarrienoisecampgroundmichigancampfiretreescabinsleep
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Exactly what we were liking for. After a backcountry trip we needed a place for the night, by chance found this campground with cabins. The grounds may be a bit rustic but the owners and the amenities are top notch and very affordable. The cabin...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We weren't sure where to stay while in Michigan, so chose this place due to the cost, kitchenette and proximity to activities. It was clean and quiet; about a half hour from Lake Michigan, a little over an hour from Sleeping Bear, and a half...More

Thank umrbs91
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We needed a place sleep close to where a friends funeral was being held. We also really wanted to cook breakfast as a family and have some family time. What a delight to meet owners Matt and Carrie. Our cabin was extremely clean and had...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We stayed in the Over Yonder Cabin (my husband and our dog) for 2 nights and loved it! You have the luxury of a fully sized kitchen and full bath with everything you need with an outdoor space for campfires. Carrie is very welcoming and...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A friend and I were hoping to visit a nearby fishing cabin near Irons he had gone to as a child. That cabin had an outhouse and was pretty primitive. Best Bear Lodge had one cabin that was simple - with a nearby "Out Toilet"....More

Thank Bruce H
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Destination BBL for Adventure, Recreation & Hospitality. Enjoy Direct Access to the most popular ORV trails, Snowmobile & ATV Trails in Irons Michigan. Our affordable climate controlled 3 or 4 bed studio ...More suites include fully equipped kitchens, dish satellite TV, full size bathroom, daily housekeeping and many other amenities to make your stay one of comfort and economy. The RV Park features spacious 40 ft by 80 ft pull through sites with full hookups with electric, water, and other amenities. The campground offers both primitive and electric sites. Looking for cheap rates? Enjoy your stay in our new four seasons climate controlled camping cabin, sleeps 4 and includes dish TV with over 200 channels, a mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, dining table and chairs. Located in the middle of 10 acres of natural beauty, we offer you peace and quiet and a pristine getaway. While staying with us enjoy the Manistee National Forest, trails, hunting, fishing and downhill & cross country skiing. You'll know that you've found that perfect hideaway when you visit us at Best Bear Lodge & Campground, located in Irons, Michigan, serving all of Lake County Michigan and the surrounding areas. Leave your troubles behind and strike out for adventure by calling us for rates and reservations. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$86 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Irons Motel
United States > Michigan > Lake County > Irons
Traveller (8)
Room & Suite (12)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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31 January 2018|
Response from Matthew B | Property representative |
At this time we are not renting atv's however we do work closely with another resort that does. Thank you, Matt
30 January 2018|
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Response from Matthew B | Property representative |
We are located 8 miles from Loon Lake. Sand lake is 6 miles away with a beautiful beach
30 January 2018|
Response from Bruce H | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer the question. We were first time visitors and wanted to spend time on the Pere Marquete River. Try calling the owners. THey are really helpful.
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"Pretty good restaurants within 15 - 20 minutes. Ask Carrie."
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"There's a type of room here for everyone."
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"All rooms are soundproofed and have new cookware, stoves, and refrigerators. there is not a bad room in the..."
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"Anywhere on site is great"
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