Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

25039 Tame Fish Lake Rd., Deerwood, MN 56444 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
46.408640-93.871480

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Local Attractions

Bay Lake Marina & Fishing, The Lakes Golf Course, Alec Nine Golf Course, Fine Line Spa, The Ropes Course, Antique Capital of the World, Brainerd International Raceway

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4.5 out of 5. Based on 163 guest reviews

Property Description

Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge is a family owned resort located in Central Minnesota. The resort features a variety of lodging accommodations to appeal to every size group and event. The property has 10,000 square feet of meeting space located in the main lodge of the resort. Many event options are available to planners from European Style to a Full-American plan. The resort also offers 2 golf courses, a spa, complete marina, tennis, Kids Kamp and many other fun activities throughout the resort. We are a great destination! The property has been owned and managed by four generations of the Ruttger Family!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 5:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 1
Rooms: 163
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 163
Handicap Rooms: 10
Suites: 50
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 11 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 30904 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 15.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
Closes at 10pmIndoor/Outdoor pool
Ownership: Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group - Cancellation policies outlined in contract based on time line
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 7.38%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.38%
Occupancy Tax: 0.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 7.38 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.38%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.38%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 6.00 Per Person
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 50.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 75.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 150.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 0.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 0.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 75.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees: 75.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 8.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 9.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 14.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 14.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 14.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 9.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 24.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 24.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 20.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 1.50 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.50 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 15.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 25.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Child facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Games room
  • Golf course on hotel grounds
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Solarium
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail
  • Wedding Chapel

Airport & Shuttle Information

Minneapolis/St Paul (MSP) is the closest airport. The property is located 2 1/2 hours northwest of the airport. Transportation options are available for groups.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We have a breakfast buffet onsite each morning. This is a full buffet with a large variety of breakfast options. If you are looking for something lighter, Auntie M's serves gourmet coffee and pastries.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Parking is self parking and is free.

Internet / WiFI

Free wifi throught the resort.

Previously known as:
Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge & Resort

Seasonality and Projections at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

Rate fluctuations of Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

This graph illustrates fluctuations of sleeping room prices for both group/meeting rates and the most competitive individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 60.2% in the month of January 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $289 in the month of January 2022. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge.

Feel free to use the Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Deerwood event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Isle of Pines 60 x 45 x 16 2700112/----120------17/--210----
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Isle of Pines

Sound System is built into the room. Stages are available for set-up.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2700 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 45 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
12
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$350.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$700.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$350.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$800.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Bird Island 50 x 28 x 16 140056/----564030--8/--120----
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Bird Island

We do have portable screens and stages for use. Sound System built into the room.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 28 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
3
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$500.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Isle of Pines/Bird 60 x 73 x 16 4100200/----208------24/--330----
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Isle of Pines/Bird

We do have portable stages for use in our conference rooms. Built in Sound System.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
4100 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 73 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
15
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$450.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$900.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$450.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Church Island 50 x 24 x 10 120056/----403228--6/--208----
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Church Island

The windows do look out into our Mezzanine Area. We have portable screens and stages for use in all our our conference rooms.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1200 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$500.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Bird/Church 50 x 52 x 10 2600120/----120--36--14/--200----
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Bird/Church

We do have portable screens for use in all of our meeting rooms. Built in sound system
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 52 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
11
Windows:
7
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$375.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$750.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$375.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$850.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Island Ballroom 60 x 90 x 10 5300300/----300------33/--400----
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Island Ballroom

We do have a portable stage for our conference rooms. Built-in sound system.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
5300 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 90 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
23
Windows:
11
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1200.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Archibald Point 24 x 24 x 10 57624/----242014--4/--40----
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Archibald Point

We do have portable stages and sound systems.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
576 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$50.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$50.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$200.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Hanlon Board Room 24 x 26 x 10 62424/----241420--3/--40----
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Hanlon Board Room

We do have portable stages and sound systems for the conference rooms.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
624 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 26 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$50.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$50.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$200.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Echo Bay 30 x 40 x 10 120048/----604032----/--80----
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Echo Bay

We do have portable stages and sound systems for the conference rooms.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1200 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 40 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$100.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$300.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
The Points 48 x 24 x 0 1152--/----483228----/--80----
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The Points

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1152 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
48 x 24 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$50.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$100.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.
Gray's Shore 30 x 20 x 0 600--/----201816----/--40----
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Gray's Shore

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 20 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$50.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$100.00 USD
Please note all meeting room rentals are negotiable.

FAQs about Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

What time is check in?

Check in time is 5:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge have?

There are 163 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge?

Yes, they have 11 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge?

We have a breakfast buffet onsite each morning. This is a full buffet with a large variety of breakfast options. If you are looking for something lighter, Auntie M's serves gourmet coffee and pastries.

What parking is available at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge?

Parking is self parking and is free.

How much does internet cost?

Free wifi throught the resort.

Is there a pool at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Closes at 10pmIndoor/Outdoor pool.

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