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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Bernie and his family were extremely courteous and staff were more than willing to assist and answer our questions. I really enjoyed my day trip to the boundary waters of Basswood Lake. The week that we went to lodge on Lake Shagawa the fishing activity was slow. But the day trip made up for it and we were catching fish... More 

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Thank Matthew O
Pleasant Hill, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have decided this is one of our favorite places. We just returned from our trip today and are wishing we were still there. The lake is just beautiful! The first morning as we walked onto the dock, a doe and her spotted fawn were directly across from us on the shore. There was also a duck family we watched... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stayed in eagle cabin # 4- beautiful view but not on the water. The staff were so friendly & helpful. Big bonus points is that they accept pets for a small fee. Each cabin comes with a pontoon to use. The cabins were very nice and clean. I have included some pics.

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Thank Julie S
Minneapolis
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121 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stayed in the smallest cabin, which was very cozy, but comfy enough. The kitchen was better equipped than many fancier rental houses we stayed in..And the hot water was hot, the shower was good and the deck was large. The fact that a pontoon is included with each rental is a big plus. The staff is most kind, welcoming... More 

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Thank bryantaveMinneapolis
Houston, Minnesota
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Bernie and his Family make your stay great. The cabins are clean and filled with everything you will need. There is two cabins right on the lake and the rest are no more then a couple of yards from the lake. There is good fishing on Shagwa lake and there is also two great nice lakes just a short drive... More 

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Thank snowbound764
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

Lady Bug Lodge is a great place to stay. My 10 yr old grandson and I just returned form a 4 day stay. He wanted to catch fish and Bernie made sure he caught them-- lots of them. Everyone at the resort was wonderful.

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Thank Mary Jo M
Twin Cities
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74 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stayed for 3 nights on Labor Day weekend. Rented the Lakeside Cabin (would never think of doing anything else), You get a pontoon for your whole stay. Nice deck overhanging the lake, fire ring, wonderful views out the windows. Bernie and the staff are great. Looking forward to another visit. Henry the hound greeted us on arrival. No TV,... More 

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Thank Milesb1213
West Virginia
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We stayed at Bayside cabin for 5 days last week and had a wonderful time. The cabin was right on the lake with our pontoon boat parked right at the door. The cabins are not fancy but clean and comfortable. The staff were unbelievable. They were friendly, helpful and always willing to answer questions and provide wonderful service in any... More 

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Thank dwipeone
Waco, Texas
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54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We didn't stay at the lodge, but rented a canoe from them. The service was great. They even offered to pro-rate the fee if we didn't say out the whole time. (But, I think it was only $18 for three or four hours to begin with.) They brought the canoe right to the edge of the lake for us and... More 

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2 Thank MNgirl85
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

My husband and I stayed in the Boathouse condo. We had a great veiw of the lake and the free use of the pontoon was really wonderful. We went fishing every day and that was really fun. We caught at least 8 fish caugt, good size too. The condo was very clean and well equipped. The staff, Bernie and his... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lady Bug Lodge is a classic Ely resort with a modern turn of the century atmosphere. Enjoy views of Shagawa Lake through the windows of Lady Bug's newly renovated cabins. Head onto the lake aboard your own private pontoon boat - complimentary with each cabin rental. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lady Bug Lodge

Address: 2279 Grant McMahan Blvd, Shagawa Lake, Ely, MN 55731-8120
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Number of rooms: 9
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“Of the cabins I was in, #1 and #7 were the nicest. Cabin #3 is tiny, but has a large deck, though no sun until late afternoon.”
 of 5 bubbles bryantaveMinneapolis, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The Lakeside cabin is the way to go, but it's all good.”
 of 5 bubbles Milesb1213, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Get one of the two cabins on the lake. We were in Bayside which was bigger (3 bedrooms) that the other cabin. ( 1 BR) Both are private and overlook the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles dwipeone, 30 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The boathouse is very roomy and has a great veiw of the lake. The other cabins a good too, so whatever you choose will be a plus.”
 of 5 bubbles lovesdogsMinnesota, 26 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a lakeside cabin...but if you don't get that, no big deal, the others seem just as nice and probably more private.”
 of 5 bubbles JM731, 1 Oct 2012 | Read review
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