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    Best Bear Lodge & Campground

    10642 N Merrillville Rd, Irons, MI 49644-8623
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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
    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    Matt and Carrie are fantastic hosts. I stay here with my camper monthly and would recommend this campground to anyone. Don't miss the opportunity to stay here you will have a great time, close to everything in northern Michigan. Bob & Sharon

    Thank RVcustomtrucks
    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    Searching for peace and quiet to write, I rented their rustic cabin for two weeks. Matt and Carrie are exceptional hosts. They are friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, and keep everything looking great. Truly went above and beyond as hosts. This is a place to go to...More

    Thank DarCDayz
    Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here with two other families and had a wonderful time! Can't say enough about the hospitality that Matt and Carrie give to everyone. From the moment we arrived till the end of our stay we were well taken care of. FYI at the moment...More

    Thank debmon825
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$86 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Irons
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    Room Tips
    "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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