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Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast

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827 Kawishiwi Trail
Ely, MN 55731

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Northeast > Wilderness & Lakes > Ely


Lakeside lodge located ON the border of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...our "million acre front yard". 5 rooms, lakeviews, King & Queen beds, private baths. Wildlife abounds in this quiet setting. Canoes/snowshoes included. Paddle, hike, bike, snowshoe, ski or just relax. Decidedly small, seriously quiet. Known for fine food. Dinners optional. Blue Heron B&B: As close as you can be to the BWCAW without camping.

At Blue Heron you can day-trip by canoe or on foot into the wilderness and come home to a king or queen size bed, private bath, sauna and a fine dinner overlooking the lake. Numerous trails nearby for hiking, biking, skiing. Swim or set up your rocking chair on one of the decks. Canoe or snowshoes included.

Guest Rooms and Rates. All five rooms have lake views, private baths and rocking chairs. The 'this & that' suite has a queen bed, twin bed with trundle and a whirlpool bath. In The Other room you can lie in your King sized bed or the twin day-bed and enjoy lake, stars, Northern Lights through windows on both sides. Upstairs Etc., So On, and So Forth all have fabulous views over the lake each opens to the upper deck and all are airconditioned. Etc. , a very large room, has a queen bed plus twin and trundle. So On has a queen bed, So Forth has a king bed and the best views of them all,

Two nights, double occupancy: This & That: $155/night; Other: $155/night, Etc. $155; So On $120/night and So Forth $155/night. Additional persons, including children $25/night

Dining at Blue Heron: Uncommonly good food in an intimate dining room overlooking the lake. Dinner reservations and menu selection 24 hours in advance. See our website for menu. Scrumptious desserts available every night without reservation.

Decidedly small, seriously quiet. Blue Heron. The B & B with a million acre front yard. 218-365-4720


Additional Details:
Located on a Lake or River
South Farm
On-Site Facilities & Services
Located on a Lake or River
High Speed Internet Available
On-Site Recreation
Swimming Beach
Canoes or Kayaks Available
Hiking Trail
Bike Trail
Lake/River Access (Boat Ramp)
Dock Space/Slips/Mooring Buoys
Fishing Guides Available
Cross Country Ski Trail (groomed)
Snowshoes Available
Indoor Lodging Amenities
Accessible to disabled
Pets allowed in Indoor Unit(s)
Open in Fall
Open in Winter
Complimentary Full Breakfast
Whirlpool in Room(s)
Air Conditioned Units Available
Discount Packages Mid-Week
Accommodations Policies
Open to the general public, no membership required
Green Practices
Desc of Green Practices in Place: 'tired' linens are donated to the homeless shelter, low or no phospate soaps & detergents, liquid soap dispensers eliminate leftover soaps, low/no toxicity, fume-free cleaning products, low-flow showers & toilets, compostable plastics
Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
Energy Efficiency/Conservation
Air Quality Improvements
Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
Transportation-Related Policies or Programs
Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices
Organic or Local Food & Beverage Choices
Lodging Capacity
Number of rooms in lodge building: 5
Number of Bed & Breakfast Guest Rooms: 5
TOTAL number of indoor lodging units: 5
TOTAL indoor lodging units available in winter: 5
Length of Stay
Daily Rental Available
Weekend Rental Available
Weekly Rental Available
Split Weeks Available


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