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Bug-Bee Hive Resort

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This resort has all size cabins to fit our extended family. We rent 6 cabins in August. On cool mornings we jump in the pool and then spend the afternoons on the beach. There is something for everyone to do. Wifi may be spotty in...More

Thank LpsRing
Response from Paul B, Owner at Bug-Bee Hive ResortResponded 7 October 2017

I can't thank you enough for this wonderful feedback, Laura! We always love having you and your extended family come join us, and we're thrilled you've always enjoyed your time here. It's our pleasure to make sure you have all the comforts of home, and...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stayed here for a work retreat and the setting was good for teamwork. We had a bonfire and had a cornhole tournament. The one thing that did annoy me was the well water had a strong mineral smell and taste. I can see why this...More

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Response from Paul B, Owner at Bug-Bee Hive ResortResponded 4 October 2016

We're so happy to hear we had the chance to make your visit to Paynesville a memorable one! We're a little disappointed, however, to hear you were bothered by the smell of the water. Hoping you'll be back again soon -- we'd love another shot...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016

My family stayed at Bug-Bee for the on-site wedding of my nephew. My group arrived the day before the ceremony and stayed is Bee-Suite. I was in love with the facility the moment the grounds were in view. The grounds are gorgeous and covered with...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Our family has been gathering together at Bugbee Hive Resort for several years now. It started with 11 of us and we can now gather the upper 20's to lower 30s of us together! Bugbee has been fantastic and every year, it just keeps getting...More

Thank Michelle V
Response from Paul B, Owner at Bug-Bee Hive ResortResponded 19 July 2016

Michelle, thank you so much for the wonderfully detailed review! I loved hearing exactly what you love, and what could use a bit of improvement. Feedback like this is invaluable, and I can't wait to share it with the team. See you next time! Paul,...More

Reviewed 19 July 2015

60+ members of my extended family met here for a week long reunion. It was an excellent spot with something for everyone. The kids loved the beach, pool, trampoline, diving platform, playground, and large green space between cabins. Parents loved the kids entertaining themselves and...More

1  Thank Stephanie S
Response from Paul B, owner at Bug-Bee Hive ResortResponded 1 August 2015

It's great to hear from you, Stephanie! I can't thank you enough for taking the time to leave us a thoughtful review. Your feedback about the fire pits and WiFi is especially helpful, and I'll be sure to look into this. Hopefully the next time...More

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"Check the photos of the room to get an idea of what it will be like."
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"Depends on the size you want and location/view you want."
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"Ask for one of the new cabins."
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