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Summer 2018 Sale! Papa Bear, Family Reunion Lodge, Sleeps 50, Walk to the Lake

Sleeps50
Bedrooms 15
Bathrooms8
Half Baths1
Space 6,500 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 15 Bedrooms + Loft, 8.5 Baths, (Sleeps up to 50)

Discounted prices are for new reservations only.

Location, location, location! Papa Bear Lodge 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) and is within easy walking distance of many restaurants.

Papa Bear Lodge offers a wonderful destination for large family reunions, group getaways, ski and snowmobile groups, or business retreats.

Papa Bear Lodge has plenty of room for your gathering. With 6500+ square feet, 15 separate bedrooms, 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, foosball 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.

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 18. 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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Amenities

Garden City Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 50
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
  • There are four bathrooms on the main floor. Each suite upstairs has its own private bathroom. There is an additional half bathroom in the upstairs loft / game area.
Bedrooms:
  • 15 Bedrooms, Sleeps 50
  • Note: there are (10) king beds, (12) Bunk Beds and (1) porta-crib. See floor plan map for details.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Piano
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
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
Notes:
Fully Equipped Home Theater, Large private picnic area on the back patio, volleyball area on the lawn. Children's playground in the front yard. Gas fire pit in the back yard.

Reviews

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Summer 2018 Sale! Papa Bear, Family Reunion Lodge, Sleeps 50, Walk to the Lake
average rating of 4.818182 based on 44 reviews
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Great space

  • 4 of 5

Fit all our family and then some. Lovely home and well equipped.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect family getaway spot

  • 5 of 5

very friendly and easy to work with. accommodations are supperb.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Lodging!

  • 5 of 5

We spent Thanksgiving here with a large group of family members. There was something (and space!) for everyone! The adults enjoyed visiting in the spacious living room while the kids played pool and enjoyed the movie theater and the hot tub. The adage of "too many cooks in the kitchen" did not prove true while 8-10 people worked in the kitchen to get Thanksgiving dinner ready. The kitchen is well equipped for holiday cooking and baking.

The cabin itself is beautifully organized and clean and the beds are very comfortable. We hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best property at Bear Lake!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at several properties at Bear Lake/Garden City, including all 3 of the Bear Family Haven lodges. Each property (Baby Bear, Mama Bear, and Papa Bear) are wonderfully equipped and maintained. The care takers are friendly and available at all hours for any needs. The lodges at a perfect location, too. We will never stay anywhere else! Papa Bear is a huge lodge perfect for large gatherings. Plenty of room! The kitchen is beautiful and great to prepare meals for all. Game room, theater, and plenty of gathering spaces make this our favorite vacation spot we love it!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Big enough and comfortable for a weekend

  • 5 of 5

We'll kept easy to use

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

The lodge is every bit as good as advertised. We had about 35 people there for a family reunion, and everyone loved it. There are so many amenities that we didn't get to use them all, though we stayed four nights. We always had plenty of room and resources in the kitchen for everyone to prepare meals. It was nice to have several large electric griddles when we cooked pancakes, bacon, and eggs all at once for the whole group. Jordan took good care of us, and always responded quickly, if we ever had a question. I would highly recommend this lodge to anyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Michelle
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Michelle

We love to spend time with family and friends.

Michelle purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Michelle 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.

What makes this lodge unique

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 within easy walking distance.

Map

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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 11.12%

**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. Tax and refundable damage deposit is additional.
For groups of 25 or less, call for info about the Partial Lodge (1/2 price). Partial Lodge is not available during Summer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund