The Brother Bear Lodge

An Ely, Minnesota vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 4
  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Sleeps - 12
  • Pets Considered
  • On White Iron Lake
  • WEEKLY ONLY Weekly only during summer season

Our custom lake home offers year-round tranquility in the North Woods. The fully furnished kitchen is spacious and opens up into the dining room and living room area. The kitchen includes a gas range, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, electrical appliances plus cookware and dinnerware. The knotty pine interior and the two fireplace gives this place true cabin feel. 

We (the owners - Anne and Jim) rent out this clean, updated and unique cabin rental that’s part of the Retreats on White Iron Lake. This means our guests get access to resort amenities. Nestled in the calm bay of White Iron Lake. All throughout the year, we provide a combination of luxury and nature. Outside we have a large deck plus a screened in room facing the lake. At night, gather around the fire pit and roast smores. This lakeside cabin is surrounded by towering cedars and pines. Are you ready for a North Woods cabin experience with your family & friends?

Sleeping arrangements: Master bedroom has one queen bed. Second bedroom has a bunk bed (full and twin) and extra twin. Third bedroom has a bunk bed (full and twin) with extra twin. Fourth bedroom has a full and a twin bed.


  • Pets Allowed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Deck and/or Patio
  • Vehicle and Trailer Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Outdoor Grill
  • ATV/Snowmobile Trail
  • Pier/Dock
  • Sauna
  • Free Firewood
  • WiFi Internet
  • VCR/DVD Player
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Year-round Rental
  • Sand Beach
  • Playground
  • Board Games
  • Canoe/Kayak

Unique Features

Enjoy the complimentary use of kayaks, paddle boats and canoes. There are options to rent a motor boat/pontoon boat or you can bring your own boat. Free dock space! The sandy beach with the shallow swimming area is perfect for any age. The sunsets are breath-taking here!

When you stay at the Brother Bear Lodge, you are at the doorstep of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and three miles from downtown Ely, MN. A unique feature inside The Brother Bear Lodge has a sauna! Guests love to come during the winter as well because Ely offers dog sledding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing.

Things To Do

White Iron Lake is known to have an abundance of walleye, smallmouth, crappie and pike (resort guide available)…Great fishing! Keep your eyes open for soaring bald eagles, woodpeckers and loons. Boating and water sports have no limit when there are seven miles of connected lakes and rivers. Downtown Ely is only a few miles away where you’ll find arts and crafts stores, floral shops, galleries, liquor shops, clothing stores, bait & tackle shops, homemade goods stores, and more!

The Ely area provides a large variety of activities for the whole family. Canoeing, hiking, checking out museums, mountain biking, photography, golfing, birding and exploring festivals. Top historical attractions in the area include the Bois Forte Heritage Center Museum, Dorthy Molter Museum, Sisu Heritage Homestead Tours and the International Wolf Center. If you visit us during the fall, get ready for spectacular autumn colors plus a variety of hunting and hiking opportunities.

Rates & Specials

$286 - $357 night

$1998 - $2498 week

Spring - $1998 (up to 13 people)
Dates: 5/12/17 - 6/16/17

Summer - $2498 (up to 13 people)
Dates: 6/19/17 – 8/18/17

Fall - $1998 (up to 13 people)
8/19/17 – October

Winter/Spring - $1998 (up to 13 people)
October - May

Pets welcome for a $25 fee. Nightly stays available in Spring & Fall. Summer, nightly stays with short-notice booking. Available to rent as a 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom for a lesser rate (4 BR rental only during July and August)

Contact Information

13496 Pine Rd. Unit 6
Ely, MN 55731

612-695-5847 Please mention

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