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

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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Garden City lodge 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.

Keywords: Cabin

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

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

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

                  • Outdoor Hot Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Thanksgiving 2014
                      Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,299
                      Christmas 2014-New Year 2015
                      Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,299
                      Early Summer 2015
                      May 29 - Jun 11, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,500
                      June 12-15, 2015 Fri-Mon
                      Jun 12 - Jun 14, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $5,500
                      flat fee
                      July 17-20, 2015 Fri-Mon
                      Jul 17 - Jul 19, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $5,999
                      flat fee
                      July 24-27, 2015 Fri-Mon
                      Jul 24 - Jul 26, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $5,999
                      flat fee
                      Aug 7-10, 2015 Fri-Mon
                      Aug 7 - Aug 9, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $6,150
                      flat fee
                      Aug 14-17, 2015 Fri-Mon
                      Aug 14 - Aug 16, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $6,150
                      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
                      My Standard Rate
                      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: 11/24/2014
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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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                      Date last modified - Monday, November 24, 2014

                      $999 - $1,900 per night (USD)
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                      15 Bedroom / 8.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 50

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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 11/24/2014
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