White Iron Beach Resort: Cabin 23

An Ely, Minnesota vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 2
  • Bathrooms - 1
  • Sleeps - 6
  • No Pets Allowed
  • On White Iron Lake

Looking for a cabin with nice view of White Iron Lake? Cabin 23 has it from the large windows in the kitchen, the living areas, and the wraparound deck. Our White Iron Beach Resort itself has been serving our guests for over 100 years. This is your chance to go back in time and discover the White Iron Lake of years past.

Step inside and see the knotty pine ceilings and walls. The camp chef will love the big modern kitchen. Both are what you would expect in a Minnesota cabin on White Iron Lake.

Sleeping arrangements: Bedroom 1 has a queen bed. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed. Bedroom 3 has 2 double beds. Plus a queen-size sleeper sofa. Large bathroom has a tile shower. Another 1/2 bath in bedroom 3.

Reminder: Guests will need to bring their own bath and dish towels.


  • Linens Provided
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Guest Laundry Service
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Deck and/or Patio
  • Vehicle and Trailer Parking
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fishing Boat Available
  • Pier/Dock
  • Sauna
  • Free Firewood
  • WiFi Internet
  • VCR/DVD Player
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Seasonal Rental
  • Sand Beach
  • Playground
  • Board Games
  • Canoe/Kayak

Unique Features

White Iron Beach Resort was founded in 1917. These days, many families and groups visit Ely for the natural beauty of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness! If wilderness canoeing and kayaking is for you, we have a MN resort cabin for you. BWCAW is the largest wilderness preserve east of the Rocky Mountains and you can boat to it.

We have 26 resort rentals and each one has their own size & uniqueness. Cabins range from modern to remodeled, with light housekeeping available. Cabins sleep from 2 to 14 people. Enjoy the beautiful Ely scenery the outdoors without having to stay directly in it!

LIVE WEBCAM FEED OF WHITE IRON BEACH: https://www.whiteironbeach.com/webcam/

Things To Do

What do guest like most? All ages love our playground and beach filled with lots of sand for building sand castles. Play all day at the resort‘s volleyball and basketball courts, or participate in game night. What else? Trolling for trophy walleye, finding crappie beds, boating a lunker of a northern pike, and casting for bass. You get a scenic lake surrounded by the Superior National Forest and world class Ely, Minnesota fishing.

White Iron Lake is part of a five-lake chain that extends into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Bring your boat or ask us to set you up with a rental and cruise the islands and rocky shorelines where little has changed in nearly a century.

Keep your feet on land and stroll the Bois Forte Heritage Center and Cultural Museum (featuring the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe); learn about the legendary last resident of the BWCAW at the The Dorothy Molter Museum in Ely; look a gray wolf in the eye at the International Wolf Center; learn from the bears themselves at The North American Bear Center.

Did you know, the Ely area is blessed with more than 5,000 lakes, streams and rivers. 155 species of birds breed in its forests. Ely is the Sled Dog Capital of the World. White Iron Beach Resort is one of the region’s earliest wilderness resorts!

Rates & Specials

$160 - $188 night

$1126 - $1408 week

Up to 6 people. Since you book directly with at White Iron Beach Resort these rates do not include any third-party booking site service fees. The rate is our rate plus tax only.

Peak season at White Iron Beach runs from mid-June to mid-August, with weekly rates of $1408.00.
During the off-season (mid May - mid June and mid August thru October), weekly rentals are available at a rate of $1126.00.

Weekly rentals run from Saturday to Saturday. Check-in is available starting at 3:00 pm with check-out scheduled for 9:00 am. A deposit of 30 percent of the rental fee or $300.00 (whichever is greater) is required to reserve the cabin. No smoking.

Nightly rentals are available upon request.


Extremely clean cabins. Wonderful, very nice owners. Would definitely stay here again. Hopefully sometime in the summer when it is warmer so we can go fishing on the beautiful lake! Roxy Shelly Ward
Beautiful, friendly, clean. Benita Perry
WIBR is absolutely beautiful. We found it this year and have been back a couple of times and have another trip planned for August. We LOVE it here. The cabins are very nice and updated, the beach is the best one we have found, the kids love the playground, and Sandy and Kerry are wonderful people. We can’t wait to make more memories here. Kurston Dahl
Beautiful setting. Very well maintained resort. Charming, clean, comfortable cabins with great views. Hosts are always ready to help. All the amenities you could ask for. The Lodge adds a lot. Seems to attract nice people and friendly dogs. We have found our favorite place in Ely. We will be back as often as we can. Linda Lawrence
The pontoon boat rental was reasonably priced and we were able to catch some nice fish from it. The owners were available throughout our stay and were more than accommodating. I didn't walk the grounds much, but it seemed that most(if not all) the cabins were within 75 yards of the water. I would highly recommended WIBR to anyone looking for a great place to escape near Ely. Jeremy Grev
Always love bringing the family to White Iron Beach Resort! Kerry and Sandy's hospitality is fantastic. This year we brought our dog and she had a blast too! Great place to get away from the hustle and bustle for the city life and just relax. Can't wait to go back next year. Tori Elizabeth
My husband and I absolutely love it here. The people of Ely are so friendly and accommodating. Kerry and Sandy you are absolutely the best people in the world. We have been coming up here for more than 20 years and never had a bad time. Recommend this place to anybody who really wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city from the hustle and bustle of the city. Or a romantic getaway. LaVerne Berger
We had the BEST time. First visit to northern Minnesota for my grandkids and son in law, they loved it all. The last night of our visit we went to the beach and looked a sky full of stars. We loved that the kids could borrow games,shoot pool, and listen to music by the campfire. Cabin was great for our large family, the resort owners were very nice, and very helpful. We really enjoyed our stay. Dawn Hebl Manning
Just one week ago, we were relaxing at White Iron Beach Resort, and we definitely miss it already! The resort and the surrounding area are simply gorgeous. The cabin was very well kept, with plenty of space. Sandy and Kerry provided everything we needed for a fun and comfortable stay. This is a wonderful choice for families, large or small, and we felt right at home very quickly. Thank you WIBR! Emily Wheeler

Contact Information

13471 White Iron Beach Rd.
Ely, MN 55731
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About the Owner/Manager

White Iron Beach Resort in northern Minnesota is entering its 102nd year of outstanding personal service. As Ely, MN’s oldest wilderness resort (the original camp was founded in 1917), White Iron Beach Resort is a historic tourist destination with unique access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and a storied past that includes fur trading, mining for iron ore and the native Ojibwe culture.

We (Kerry and Sandy Davis) bought the property 24 years ago, having enjoyed similar resorts during our own family vacations. Now, we are proud to be a part of the memories created in the beautiful setting at White Iron Beach Resort.

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