If you’re looking for a great place to stay on Lake Erie, Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center offers something for everyone.
The lodge is located within Maumee Bay State Park and offers year-round recreation for guests of all ages to make memories together.
Thanks again to Great Ohio Lodges for hosting my visit. All opinions are my own.
What I love about this property is that there is always something for multi-generations of families, couples, or groups of friends to do in every season during their visit.
My dad joined me for a father/ daughter adventure in the summer and I’ve previously visited Maumee Bay Lodge with my kids in the winter during a visit to Toledo.
Accommodations Maumee Bay State Park Lodge & Conference Center
There are several different types of accommodations at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge ranging from the lodge, cabins, and marina.
Do You Need to Make a Deposit for a Reservation at Maumee Bay Lodge?
Yes, all reservations do require an advance deposit by credit card. They accept the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, JCB and Diners Club.
The credit card is charged the deposit of the first night’s stay amount at the time of booking.
What Time is Check In/ Check Out at Maumee Bay Lodge?
Check-in time for Maumee Bay Lodge is 4 PM and check-out time is 11 AM.
You can enjoy the facilities before your check-in and after your check-out. Just make sure that you stop by the front desk.
If you have friends staying at the Maumee Bay State Park Campground nearby they can purchase a day pass to have access to the lodge amenities.
Types of Lodge Rooms at Maumee Bay Lodge
There are 120 guest rooms at Maumee Bay Lodge.
- Queen Rooms
- Queen Rooms With Lake View
- Queen Room Poolside
- East Wing Loft Rooms
- North Wing Loft Rooms
- King Rooms With a Lake View
- Deluxe King Rooms
- Accessible Rooms
A Tour of the Queen Lakeview Room at Maumee Bay Lodge
We stayed in the lodge in the “2 Queen Lakeview” with two queen beds and a balcony that overlooked the pool and Lake Erie.
Room Amenities in the Queen Lakeview Room at Maumee Lodge
Our room included the following amenities:
- Complimentary wireless internet access
- Patio or balcony
- Full bath
- Clock radio
- Single-brew coffee maker
- Hair dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- In-room safe
- Complimentary toiletries
*Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge per night based on availability. There are no additional charges for Pack and Plays if they are available.
The balcony had a few chairs and a small table.
The view from our balcony overlooked the pool and Lake Erie in the distance.
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- Ohio Fish and Wildlife Discount
- Savvy Seniors
- Hero Rate
- Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp
- Package Add ons
- Group Rates
Check-in time for the cabins is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 10 AM.
Types of Cabins at Maumee Bay Lodge
- Two-bedroom cabins (sleeps up to 6 people)
- Four-bedroom cabins ( sleeps up to 11 people)
- Four-bedroom Deluxe Cabins ( sleeps up to 12 people and includes a private hot tub that seats up to 5 guests )
- Accessible Cabins (two-bedroom or four-bedroom option)
A select number of cabins at Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center are pet-friendly (cats or dogs). A pet cleaning fee is included in the rate with a max of 2 pets per cabin.
*A two-night minimum stay is required.
The Reunion Cabin is a great option for families who want to stay together under one roof.
The cabin sleeps up to 18 people and has 4 bedrooms with flat-screen televisions and private bathrooms and a loft that sleeps up to six with two sets of bunk beds with a twin bed over a full bed.
There is a commercial kitchen, a private walkout, and a fire pit.
Marina Slips at Maumee Bay Lodge
Check-in for the marina slips is at 1 PM and check-out is at 12 PM.
Maumee Bay Lodge has 32 boat total slips and 24 of those are overnight reservation slips with water and electricity.
The boat slips can accommodate boats up to 15′ wide by 50′ long and all overnight guests have access to all of the lodge amenities.
*There is no fuel or launch service at the marina.
Special Events at the Maumee Bay Conference Center
The Maumee Bay Conference Center has 7000 square feet of space between 8 function rooms that can be rented out for meeting rooms for special events, retreats, family reunions, or business meetings.
The Grand Ballroom for the Conference Center is 5,000 square feet of space and can hold up to 400 people.
For guests looking for an outdoor venue, there is a 2,000-seat amphitheater that can be used for special events and concerts.
Dining at Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center
There are three restaurants where guests can enjoy a meal or a snack on the property.
Alcohol isn’t permitted in public areas of any Ohio State Park but the exception is Lodge restaurants and Lounges where you can most likely find a favorite drink.
The Water’s Edge Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers guests a beautiful view of Lake Erie.
The breakfast buffet is served daily and there is also a kids menu.
Ice Breaker Lounge
The Ice Breaker Lounge is open during the evenings starting at 5PM Monday-Friday and opens at noon on Saturdays and Sundays.
Bayside Snack Shop
This snack bar is great if you want a casual meal/ quick bite to eat on the go.
Guests will find burgers, fries, drinks, and a variety of frozen treats to choose from.
The outdoor fire pits can be rented out for special occasions and events.
Enjoy Beautiful Views of Lake Erie
One of the best things about staying at Maumee Lodge is the proximity to Lake Erie and the outdoor recreation at the state park.
Guests of Maumee Bay Lodge get the perks of staying at a beach hotel that also has additional amenities.
During your visit make sure that you try to enjoy one of the gorgeous sunsets over Lake Erie.
There are lots of great spots to watch the sunset along the breakwall if you prefer to stay super close to the lodge.
Plenty of Areas in Maumee Bay Lodge to Relax or Gather
I love that Maumee Bay Lodge has plenty of seating for guests to sit and relax throughout the property.
There are plenty of areas with groupings of couches for friends or families to meet up or gather.
The spacious lobby areas feel cozier and inviting with multiple fireplaces.
Outdoor Pool at Maumee Bay Lodge
There is a large outdoor pool with lounge chairs around the perimeter.
Indoor Pool at Maumee Bay Lodge
The indoor pool is surrounded by large windows and skylights that allow a lot of natural light in.
If you prefer warmer water there are two hot tubs within a few steps of the indoor pool.
Younger kids will also enjoy the kids’ splash pad near the sailboat mural by the indoor pool.
Game Area at Maumee Bay Lodge
The Game Room is located across from the indoor pool with a variety of arcade style games. There is also a ping-pong table.
Soft Play Area for Younger Kids
Families with children of various ages will appreciate that the indoor recreational activities are all within a few feet of each other.
The soft play area geared for younger-aged children is located across the hallway from the indoor pool.
Parents will also appreciate the large window openings to the play area that allow them to watch their kids while also giving the kids more independence and room to play.
The open wall at the play area entrance also makes observing the play area easy from multiple sides.
Full List of Indoor Activities at Maumee Bay Lodge
- Indoor racquetball and wallyball courts
- Kids’ splash pad (inside the indoor pool area)
- Indoor Pool
- Children’s soft play area by the game room
- Game room across from the indoor pool
- Board games (Ask for them at the front desk)
- DVD players & movie rentals ( Ask for them at the front desk)
- Fitness Area
Gift Shop at Maumee Bay Lodge
The Gift Shop at Maumee Bay Lodge is located in the lobby area and is stocked with souvenirs, snacks, apparel, personal care items, swimwear, toys, and more.
If the gift shop is closed during your visit you can ask a staff member at the front desk to open it for you.
Enjoy the Lake Erie Beach
Swimming is permitted at the designated areas of the beach.
If you love the outdoors you will find lots of recreational opportunities.
If you love connecting with nature you will enjoy the close access to water, nature trails, and the nature center.
How Big is Maumee Bay State Park?
Maumee Bay State Park is 1,336 acres.
Outdoor Recreation at Maumee Lodge and Maumee Bay State Park
There is so much to do at Maumee Bay State Park all year round while staying at Maumee Bay Lodge.
- 18-hole Scottish Links golf course (seasonal)
- Tennis courts (fenced-in)
- Pickleball courts (fenced-in)
- Basketball courts (fenced in)
- Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor playground behind the lodge
- Shuffleboard court behind the lodge
- Horseshoe pits behind the lodge
- Bike rentals (seasonal)
- Canoe and paddleboat rentals (seasonal)
- Hiking trails ( You can request a map at the front desk)
- Storybook Trail
Maumee Bay Inland Lake
The 57-acre inland lake has a large sandy beach where guests can swim. There are also canoes and paddle boats available for rent.
Maumee Bay Hiking Trails at Maumee Bay State Park
There are three hiking trails, including a two-mile interpretive boardwalk and two multi-use trails.
*Please note the lodge grounds boardwalk entrance is currently closed due to construction. Check with the front desk of the Nature Center for the reopening date.
Younger guests will enjoy reading the signs along the Storybook Trail. The 0.3-mile trail is an easy hike on a flat, mowed path.
Trautman Nature Center at Maumee Bay State Park
Park Rd 3, Oregon, OH
The Trautman Nature Center is a great place to learn more about the local wildlife and ecology in the area.
There are multiple hands-on exhibits for guests throughout the Nature Center.
Be on the lookout for the lighthouse lens on display in the Nature Center.
There is a nice seating area for guests to watch birds from the comfort of the indoors.
If you want to continue your bird-watching adventure, there is a Lake Erie Birding Trail that goes through the Western Lake Erie Marshes Loop.
Bird watchers can be on the lookout for migratory birds along with bald eagles, swans, egrets, and great blue herons in the area.
Bike Path/ Paved Walking Trails
My dad and I had a blast with our e-bikes on the paved trails, and we even took them off-road on one of the trails.
There are two multi-use trails that are three and six miles long and a five-mile asphalt trail to explore.
If you don’t have a bike there are bike rentals available seasonally.
Maumee Bay Golf Course at Maumee Bay State Park
(Open from April 1- October 31, weather permitting)
The 18-hole, par 72-course golf course was designed by Arthur Hills to challenge golfers of all skill levels while enjoying the natural beauty in the area.
Be on the lookout for #14 known as the most challenging hole on the course.
There is also a full-service practice facility, and rentals for a pull cart, golf cart, and golf clubs available.
Sledding hill at Maumee Bay State Park in the summer
Winter Recreation at Maumee Bay State Park
There are still plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy during the wintertime at Maumee Bay State Park.
Weather and snow conditions permitting, park guests can go cross-country skiing on the Mouse Trail, go ice skating, take a winter nature hike, or go sledding on the area’s famous 70-foot sledding hill.
Where is Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center Located?
Maumee Bay Lodge is located at 1400 State Park Road, Oregon, OH 43616.
The resort has complimentary self-parking and luggage carts to help make it easier to transfer your luggage to your room.
More Information on Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center
You can find out more about Maumee Bay Lodge from their website.
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