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madison, wi
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294 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you want beautiful views of the lake, soaring bald eagles, Eagles catching fish and loons calling this is your place. Comfortable accommodations. Nice trail and walk into town. Lots of great supper clubs to eat at close by. Great resort.

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Marathon, WI
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219 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My parents get a room at the Beacons every fall for our family and we always enjoy visiting! The grounds are absolutely beautiful - wildlife everywhere - you will see deer on the drive in, on the grounds etc. Close proximity to the Bearskin trail - nice walk into Minocqua or for a bike ride. The Beacons has a beautiful... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We stayed in June. We had a first floor lakeside unit (104) which was very well maintained, homey and welcoming. Loved the reserved parking right outsde the door. The resort offers wonderful activities (indoor pool. whiirlpool,exercise room, walking trails, sandy beach, docks, and more) Good restaurants in the atea if you want a meal out.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have stayed here the last two years and just love it. This property offers beautiful views of lake minocqua and it's so peaceful. The condos are decorated in cabin decor which is so relaxing. We like that it's off the beaten path but yet it's close to town.

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Brandon, WI
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is our first trip to the Minocqua area. It is gorgeous up here! The Chain of Lakes offer fishing, swimming, boating, tubing, etc. The Beacons one bedroom condo is what we are staying in. There's a king size bed in the bedroom and queen in the pullout in the living room. The indoor pool is kept at a very... More 

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Hutchinson, Minnesota
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our accommodations were clean, modern and updated. The pool area for the grandkids was inviting. We are close to many attractions including the Bear Skin Trail. Would definitely stay again. Thanks for the great vacation.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

When we arrived at The Beacons check in was very quick and the room was more than we expected. We rented a 3 bedroom condo which was just off the water. Beautiful scenery and very quite. The grounds were kept up very nicely. We rented a pontoon boat from the resort which was very convenient. The boat was older but... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed last weekend for a fishing trip. We have stayed there many times over the last 10-12 years. The electricity was out. They had no backup generators. It was very warm and muggy. There was no electricity...there was no water. We asked for a discount due to the uninhabitable conditions. "Nope!" We asked to speak with a supervisor. She... More 

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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We went on a snowmobiling trip. We booked a three room condominium and we were on the third floor. We were in room 350 and the room is right by the elevator. The elevator is heated and so it the staircase. We usually took the stairs because it was faster. Our layout of the room was nice. We had two... More 

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Ben Z, General Manager at The Beacons of Minocqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are always updating our resort and we value any and all suggestions. Parking can sometimes be a struggle as we attempt to guide are guests to the best places to park. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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205 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We spend a week at the Beacons using time share points through Interval World. The resort was not crowded since we were in between the Fall Colors and the Snow Activities seasons. We had a one bedroom unit that overlooked the grounds. It was very clean and certainly comfortable. The décor was a bit dated but the furnishings were quite... More 

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Ben Z, Manager at The Beacons of Minocqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Its nice to hear that you had a nice time and our staff met your expectations. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Beacons of Minocqua

Address: 8250 Northern Rd, Minocqua, WI 54548-9127
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Minocqua
Price Range: $197 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beacons of Minocqua 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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“north end units quieter, first floor lakeside units have patios and decks & easy access to lake & grills”
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“Bring your boat if you have one. You won't regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaT639, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoy our second floor accommodations. We are attached to the pool area and yet have a wonderful lake view.”
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