Chalets: Unique high comfort lodging-spend a night or more…the choice is yours!
River Point Resort® rounds out its array of lodging options with unique Ely Minnesota hotels motels lodging. The four charmingly woodsy one-bedroom Chalets can accommodate up to 3 to 4 persons, each with a private sundeck and private entrance with lake, river, and forest views and are housed in a huge cedar-sided lakeside building.
Active travelers who desire more of an “Eddie Bauer lifestyle” can be outfitted by River Point Outfitting Co. and venture off on a rustic, all-natural Boundary Waters canoe trip for an overnight canoe trip, and then return to a warm, comfortable bed along with many other amenities of the Chalets. Canoe groups can also paddle directly out of the BWCA wilderness to River Point’s marina and then spend the night or several nights in a Chalets after their canoe trip. Or, select the Chalet Ely Minnesota hotels motels option for a night or several nights prior to the canoe trip adventure; the choice is yours…it’s your Minnesota vacation.
Named one of the “50 Places of a Lifetime” by National Geographic Traveler, the Boundary Waters is a remote wilderness area stretching some 1.1 million acres acoross the border of northern Minnesota and Canada. It’s an amazing wilderness waterway connected by stretches of forested land.
Chalets are also an outstanding choice for those who desire something more than the bed, bath and parking lot of the typical “motel” in downtown Ely. Hiking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishingand boating are intriguing for active travelers. And for the “active observer” type of traveler… listening to the call of the loon, watching an eagle soar, and relaxing by a peaceful evening bonfire are thoughtful substitutes for phones, video games, and television found in a typical motel setting.
From the sundecks of the four Chalets, guests can catch either the sun rising or setting over the lake, and every now-and-then in the night sky, Mother Nature’s other brilliant light show – the aurora borealis!
Couples looking for a romantic resorts getaway or a honeymoon destination delight in the Chalet lodging, as do families looking for a partial week vacation at the lake.
Ely Minnesota Hotels Motels Chalets:
Lakeview. The Chalet building is set back approximately 140 feet from the lakeshore with a gradual incline to the east shoreline. This affords a relatively easy access to the lovely east lakefront area which has a 60′ sundeck, flowered terrace, and panoramic lakeveiw. Great place to enjoy your morning cup of coffee, too, in addition to your private Chalet sundeck.
All four Chalets are located on the second or upper level of the Chalet Building. Each Chalet is located on one of the four corners of the Chalet Building. Each has a private gas grill.
The Marina, docking facility, new fire pit area, north beach and playground are in the same general area as the Chalet Building. The west shoreline of Birch Lake, is adjacent, further enhancing this lodging option.
The one-bedroom comfortably designed Chalets are log-furnished.
Windsong Chalet and Sunrise Chalet each have a queen bed in the bedroom plus a queen sleeper sofa in the living room.
Ledgerock Chalet has a queen and twin bed in the bedroom.
Evergreen Chalet has a double bed and a set of bunk-beds in the bedroom, plus double sleeper sofa in the living room.
The pleasant, light-filled living room walls are a combination of woodsy knotty pine combined with a rich “earth-tone” color palette on adjacent walls, making for a perfect Up North atmosphere. An abundance of upscale log furnishings, decorative touches, ceiling fan, and gas fireplace make each Chalet inviting.
Each Ely Minnesota Hotels Motels Chalet has a full efficient kitchen with refrigerator, range with oven, microwave, small electric appliances, such as toaster, hand-mixer, and blender, and coffeepot, dishwasher, and more.
Beautifully appointed bathroom with large custom ceramic shower
Private sundeck with gas grill and relaxing lounge chairs rounds out the offerings of each Chalet.
Air-Conditioning relaxes and refreshes.
Accommodates: up to 4; except for Ledgerock Chalet which accommodates up to 3
Chalets-Perfect Lodging Choice With Fishing Packages
All rates subject to MN 6.875 sales tax. Lodging and package rates subject to MN sales tax, 3% local tax, and 6% service fee. Motorized boat rentals subject to MN sales tax and 6% resort fee.
FYI: The resort fee supports complimentary high speed internet service in accommodations, incoming faxes, abundant supplies of split and stacked firewood for wood-burning fireplaces and the three outside fire pits, twice weeekly “Courtesy Call” to replenish items, such as TP, coffee filters, trash bags, light bulbs, etc., and in-room welcome basket gift.
Resort fee also supports marina and waterfront assistance including complimentary fish cleaning, maps, stringers, landing nets and minnow buckets in additional to use of sit-on-top kayaks/playaks, paddleboats, paddleboards, and instructional canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding. New guest sauna, hiking trail, two swim rafts, and more are provided for further enjoyment.
Gratuities for resort service personnel including housekeepers, marina and guide service, and Wildwood Lodge staff are at your discretion.
Rates subject to change without notice
We are happy to fulfill specific lodging requests, but also attempt to best satisfy specific accommodations occupancy capabilities
Chalet reservation assignments may be modified
Reservations made during Holidays and Events (ie: Labor Day Weekend, Blueberry Arts Festival time, including the night prior to the festival of 7/27 (Festival Dates: July 28, 29, 23) are subject to a 10% surcharge. A three-night minimum rental is required for reservations made during holidays and events.(Some exceptions to the 3-nite minimum rental may occur. Inquire)
Interested in motorized watercraft? Find out more, at marina rates