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Papa Bear, Family Reunion Lodge, Sleeps 50, Walk to the Lake

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to the Papa Bear of the Bear Family Haven! The Papa Bear offers a wonderful destination for large family reunions, group getaways, ski and snowmobile groups, or a business retreat.

The Papa Bear has plenty of room for your gathering. With 6500+ square feet, 15 separate bed rooms, and 8 1/2 bath rooms, there is plenty of room for everyone. The Theater room has 100+ inch screen. The loft area has a pool table and a PA system for family meetings.

The kitchen is beautifully done with all stainless steel appliances. There is an over-sized pantry, two refrigerators, two ranges, two double ovens (4 total), and two dishwashers.

There are three full-sized front-loading washers and dryers. Two sets are on the main floor and one set in the loft area.

The Papa Bear is located on Bear Lake Blvd in the heart of Garden City. The property has direct access to the beach via 150 South (this is the Beach Access road that goes directly to the Public Beach).

For smaller groups, see our other listings on VRBO. The Baby Bear Cottage sleeps up to 8. The Mama Bear Cabin is just right for groups up to 15. Or, for really large groups, you can rent all three cabins as they are all adjacent to each other on 1.25 acres of land.

During the non-summer months, we offer the Papa Bear Lodge for smaller groups at a reduced rate. Basically, it’s all of the main floor (7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms), the upstairs loft and gathering area (pool table, foosball table and 1/2 bathroom). In short, it’s the entire lodge except the four upstairs suites.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Lodge
  • 6500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Shared children's playground....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside the cabin. We are *VERY* serious about this....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets are allowed inside or outside the property....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a wheel chair ramp to the back door. The entire main floor is wheel chair accessible....moreless

Bedrooms: 15 Bedrooms, Sleeps 50, Beds for 48-50

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fully Equipped Home Theater, Large private picnic area on the back patio, volleyball area on the lawn....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray in theater room. ...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Piano
  • Pool Table:

    Upstairs loft area. ...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (8) The theater room has Satellite HD TV with DVD and VCR. Game hookups....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Upstairs loft area. ...moreless

  • Television:

    (7) There are 7 bedrooms with small TVs....moreless

  • Toys:

    There are some kids toys upstairs in the loft area. ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are a few dozen DVDs in a digital video library (theater room)....moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    You can see the lake from all the bedrooms upstairs (east wing)....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is an extra table in the closet. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 40 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There are three separate A/C systems for the lodge....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (3) The main floor has two full-size front-loading dryers. The loft has one full-size front-loading dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    (3) There is a gas fireplace on the main floor and in two of the bedrooms....moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heating. ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    There are eight parking spots. Please see parking map on web site. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Eight parking spots....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Two parking spots for boats/trailers....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All bath and kitchen towels provided. Bring your own beach towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    (3) The main floor has two full-size front-loading washers. The loft has one full-size front-loading washer....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    See catering page on web site for details. ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well-stocked kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes for 50. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Two gas ranges, two electric double ovens (four ovens), two dishwashers, two refrigerators....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some spices and condiments. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Side-by-side stainless steel....moreless

  • Stove:

    (2) Gas stoves over (2) electric double ovens. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    There is a balcony that looks out onto the lake. This is accessible from the Spring and Summer Suites....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    The front deck is very large and covered. The back patio has picnic tables....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There are two gas BBQs. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Beaver Mountain Ski resort is about 17 miles away. ...moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    There is a private hot tub in the back yard....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer 2015
May 29 - Jun 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,500
July 31-Aug 3
Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
3 night min stay

$5,500
flat fee
Late Summer 2015
Aug 17 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,500
Labor Day Weekend 2015
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,850
Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,299
Christmas 2015-New Year 2016
Dec 22 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,299
Early Summer 2016
May 27 - Jun 12, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500
Summer 2016
Jun 13 - Aug 18, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,900
July 1-4, 2016
Jul 1 - Jul 3, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,599
flat fee
July 8-11, 2016
Jul 8 - Jul 10, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,150
flat fee
July 15-18, 2016
Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,150
flat fee
July 22-25, 2016
Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,150
flat fee
July 29-Aug 1, 2016
Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,150
flat fee
Raspberry Days, Aug 5-8, 2016
Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,599
flat fee
August 12-15, 2016
Aug 12 - Aug 14, 2016
3 night min stay

$6,150
flat fee
Late Summer 2016
Aug 19 - Sep 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500
Summer 2017
Jun 16 - Aug 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,050
Standard pricing
3 night min stay
$999
$5,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 10.55%

Notes:

**During the summer months, we rent only in blocks of Monday through Friday or Friday through Monday.**

Standard rate is for Fall, Winter, and Spring.

Cleaning is included.

For groups of 25 or less, call for info about the Partial Lodge (1/2 price). Partial Lodge is not available during Summer.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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Location

125 Miles
Nearest Airport
Salt Lake City
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bear Lake Golf Course
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US-89
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bear Trapper Steak House
17 Miles
Nearest Ski
Beaver Mountain Ski Resort
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bear Lake

Car: Necessary

The Papa Bear is located on Bear Lake Blvd in the heart of Garden City. The property has direct access to the beach via 150 South (this is the Public Beach Access road that goes directly to the Public Beach).

For smaller groups, see our other listings on VRBO. The Baby Bear Cottage sleeps up to 8. The Mama Bear Cabin is just right for groups up to 15. Or, for really large groups, you can rent all three cabins as they are all adjacent to each other on 1.25 acres of land.

Ski: We are located 17 miles from Beaver Mountain Ski Resort. We offer ski/lodging packages that include free lift tickets. See our website for details. Click on Specials.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Michelle and I have been looking to buy or build here for years. Bear Lake is about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Salt Lake City. It's just right to get away and still not be too far from home.

Why the Owner Chose Garden City:
We've been coming to Bear Lake for many years. We usually had to rent 5 or 6 condos in order to fit all of us. We figured that other large families probably had the same experience, so we decided to build a lodge where we could all stay comfortably.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
We really enjoy coming to the lodge to relax and enjoy our family. There's lots to do while at the lodge. We all enjoy watching a movie in the theater room. The kids enjoy getting in the hot tub pretty much any time (winter or summer). It's about a 5 minute walk to the beach, so we can walk back and forth between the cabin and the beach whenever we feel like it. There are 2 restaurants next door, and about 10 more restaurants 3 blocks to the north.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Papa Bear Family Reunion Lodge

    Papa Bear Family Reunion Lodge

  • Family Room (main floor)

    Family Room (main floor)

  • Dining Area (main floor)

    Dining Area (main floor)

  • Loft w/Foosball (upstairs)

    Loft w/Foosball (upstairs)

  • Loft w/Pool Table (upstairs)

    Loft w/Pool Table (upstairs)

  • Fall Suite King Bedroom (upstairs, west wing)

    Fall Suite King Bedroom (upstairs, west wing)

  • Summer Suite Bathroom between King and Bunk (upstairs, east wing)

    Summer Suite Bathroom between King and Bunk (upstairs, east wing)

  • Lone Peak Bedroom (main floor, west wing)

    Lone Peak Bedroom (main floor, west wing)

  • Theater Room (main floor, west wing)

    Theater Room (main floor, west wing)

  • Front Deck (covered)

    Front Deck (covered)

  • Back Patio with BBQ, fire pit, picnic area and hot tub (back yard)

    Back Patio with BBQ, fire pit, picnic area and hot tub (back yard)

  • Entry, Family Room (main floor)

    Entry, Family Room (main floor)

  • Kitchen (main floor)

    Kitchen (main floor)

  • Loft Gathering Area (upstairs)

    Loft Gathering Area (upstairs)

  • Floor plan

    Floor plan

  • Fall Suite Bunk Bedroom (upstairs, west wing)

    Fall Suite Bunk Bedroom (upstairs, west wing)

  • Summer Suite King Bedroom (upstairs, east wing)

    Summer Suite King Bedroom (upstairs, east wing)

  • Summer Suite Bunk Bedroom (upstairs, east wing)

    Summer Suite Bunk Bedroom (upstairs, east wing)

  • Arches Bedroom (main floor, west wing)

    Arches Bedroom (main floor, west wing)

  • Theater room (106" screen, main floor, west wing)

    Theater room (106" screen, main floor, west wing)

  • Playground is right out front so you can watch your children play

    Playground is right out front so you can watch your children play

  • Looking east from balcony (east wing, upstairs)

    Looking east from balcony (east wing, upstairs)

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  • Sleeps
    50
  • Bedrooms
    15
  • Bathrooms
    8.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/24/2015
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