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4.1 out of 5 Very Good
221 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Air Conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationBemidji Town and Country Club3 min drive
Popular LocationLake Bemidji State Park3 min drive
Popular LocationFamily Practice Sanford Health6 min drive
AirportBemidji, MN (BJI-Bemidji Regional)9 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Bemidji, Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge is on the beach. Bemidji Town and Country Club and Buena Vista Ski Area are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Headwaters Science Center and Paul Bunyan's Animal Land. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowboarding, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing.
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    What's nearby

    • Bemidji Town and Country Club - 3 min drive
    • Lake Bemidji State Park - 3 min drive
    • Family Practice Sanford Health - 6 min drive
    • Diamond Point Park - 7 min drive
    • Bemidji State University - 7 min drive

    Getting around

    • AirportBemidji, MN (BJI-Bemidji Regional) - 9 min drive


    • Lakeside Dining – Beachfront restaurant. Open daily, happy hour available.
    • The Cove – Serves lunch and dinner daily, happy hour available.

    About this property

    Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

    At Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge, hit the beach, relax by an indoor pool, or spend the day at a marina. All 67 rooms offer flat-screen TVs with cable channels, plus free toiletries.

    Property amenities


    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking

    Food and drink

    • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
    • 1 restaurant
    • 2 bars/lounges

    Things to do

    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Fitness center
    • Free bicycle rentals
    • Hiking/biking trails
    • Indoor pool
    • Kayaking
    • Motorized watercraft
    • Pedal boating
    • Playground
    • Sauna
    • Snowmobiling
    • Spa tub

    Family friendly

    • Indoor pool
    • Playground


    • ATM/banking services

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk

    Languages spoken

    • English

    Business services

    • 1 meeting room


    • BBQ grill(s)
    • Beachfront location
    • Garden
    • Marina onsite
    • Picnic area


    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking


    • Boat/paddles on site
    • Fireplace in lobby
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
    • Heating (climate-controlled)
    • Linens


    • Bathtub or shower
    • Free toiletries
    • Towels


    • 42-inch flat-screen TV
    • Cable channels

    Outdoor space

    • Deck or patio



    Check-in from 5:00 PM - anytime
    Early check-in subject to availability
    Minimum check-in age - 21


    Check-out before 11 AM
    Late check-out subject to availability

    Special check-in instructions

    If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk


    Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night
    Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 5.0 per day
    Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 5.0 per day

    Property payment types

    Important information

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night
    • Service animals are exempt from fees
    • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
    • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5.0 per day
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 5.0 per day

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

    We should mention

    The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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    Property conditions & facilities

    5/5 Excellent

    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with group, Traveled with family
    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    The property was just as described on line. Very comfortable & welcoming. Staff was friendly & knowledgeable. ADORED the resort dogs !
    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

    3/5 Okay

    Traveled with family
    Happy face iconLiked: Room comfort
    Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
    For the price we paid I thought the cabin would be much nicer.
    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

    2/5 Poor

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

    4/5 Good

    Traveled with family
    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
    Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
    I got swimmers itch frpm the lake despite showering immediately after coming out. Pool closed. Rooms look worn.
    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020