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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Rented condos and houses at Northern Bay and have never been disappointed. Places are clean and comfortable. They are able to accommodate a couple to large groups. Last condo was a penthouse on the lake. What a great view and close to pool, volleyball court, and beach. Highly recommend!

Thank hukunama
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 August 2016

RH 1979 please private message me - for some reason I'm unable to message you - I'm interested in finding out about the two condos you stayed in. We stayed here a long time ago and I don't remember the condos.

Thank leeney59
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay. The condos are amazing! You don't get maid service everyday but if you need anything you can call. Kitchen was fully stocked with anything you could possibly need. The pool is a little small for the resort. It gets pretty packed but is nice.

Thank peanut1983
Stanley, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Wow! I am so impressed by the improvements made the last 2 seasons to an already terrific course and Restaurant. The GM and Pres. Darrel Malek and staff have made this a 5 star destination. I'm fortunate enough to have the opportunity to play the Castle Course at Northern Bay fairly often and loving the improvements. Heck, the non-replica holes...

Thank allengolf
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We have been doing family get away here going on 8 years now. We have stayed in a different unit each time and each and everyone of them has been clean, if we need more towels, pillows, blankets, we get them with just a call. Some units have been better appointed than others but we learned to bring what we...

Thank JDodger1
Jayne S, Front Office Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so happy that your family is enjoying Northern Bay Resort on a yearly basis. Thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This resort is absolutely beautiful. It is extremely well taken care of. We stayed in a 2 bedroom with den and had room for 3 families. The pool is nice, and the beach area is small, but has trees to sit under for shade. Sitting at the beach is nice because you can watch the boats on the lake. It...

Thank Cindy G
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Northern Bay Resort and Marina has something for everyone: Beach Pool Sand volleyball Golf (hubby said it was one the best he's ever played w the replica holes) tennis, basketball courts Pontoon and jetski down the Wisconsin River/Castle Rock Lake Bonfire, band at night Close by Roche a Cri State Park (do the 300 step Climb!!) Our group of 14...

2Thank rh1979
Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The area around the resort is reminiscent of "Up North" Wisconsin, but is within easy driving distance of Madison and Rockford. Small town America for sure. Lots to do at the resort itself, from lake/marine pursuits to golf or just doing nothing. Golf course was in good shape; exceptional greens. Staff courteous. Condos are huge; room for 2-3 families if...

Thank TomLuchetti
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is a bit late, but wanted to share our experience of the resort. We stayed for a week for our family reunion. It is the second time that we had our reunion here and our 4th visit to the resort. The accommodation's have gone downhill and security was quite lacking. It was busy and there were some really obnoxious...

Thank Daveann11
Jayne S, Front Office Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for visiting Northern Bay Resort! We expect to deliver 5-star experiences, and we are sorry that your experience at Northern Bay did not live up to our high standards. We would love the opportunity to discuss your experience in more detail and we hope to have an opportunity in the future to deliver a...

Reviewed 12 November 2014

The condos are just terrific, except the address are very confusing. Forget the restaurant, unless you want service with an attitude, and half cooked food. Golf course is very overpriced, narrow fairways. You will lose allot of balls.

Thank gunner1972
Jayne S, Front Office Manager at Northern Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear gunner1972, Thank you for your review and for visiting Northern Bay Resort! We expect to deliver 5-star experiences, and we are sorry that your experience at Northern Bay did not live up to our high standards. We would love the opportunity to discuss your experience in more detail and we hope to have an opportunity in the future to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the shores of Castle Rock Lake just north of the Wisconsin Dells, The Castle Course features a replica 18 hole golf experience inspired by courses the pros play. At The Castle Course, you won't simply be playing golf, you'll be competing shot-for-shot against the most legendary holes in all of golf. You can rent or own one of our fine luxury cedar and stone condominiums, situated on the course or the lake. Bring the family for a vacation packed with excitement and entertainment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Bay Resort

Address: 1844 20th Ave, Arkdale, WI 54613-9578 (Formerly Northern Bay Golf Resort & Marina)
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Arkdale
Number of rooms: 216
Also Known As:
Castle At The Bay Hotel Arkdale
Northern Bay Hotel Marina
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“Penthouse condos can accommodate up to 10 people and still very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles hukunama, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Call the office and tell them what you are looking for as far as location, plus the size of your group.”
 of 5 bubbles JDodger1, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Private message me re our two condos (one on the beach, the other on the golf course)”
 of 5 bubbles rh1979, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask to see the condo you will be staying in before you commit to the stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Daveann11, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Figure out if you want to be on the lake, by the pool, or off by yourself and book accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles Pern453, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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