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Relax and Recharge During Your Stay on Xanadu Island

Xanadu Island Bed & Breakfast and Resort is located near Battle Lake, Minnesota on the shores of Elbow Lake. Families and lovers alike enjoy this secluded 1920's-era five-acre island estate. Xanadu is a spacious lodge style bed and breakfast, which features massive stone fireplaces and five individual bed and breakfast rooms. Nestled among the oaks and maples on the island are three cottages which were originally servants quarters. They are now available as a mini resort for that special Minnesota lakes family vacation.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 8 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Fargo, ND
  • Nearby Water Elbow Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


With Elbow Lake right outside your doorstep, Xanadu Island Bed & Breakfast and Resort will transport you and your family back to a simpler time. Enjoy nature together while going for a hike or hit the links together as a family! You wont have to leave anyone out of the family fun, pets are welcome in the cottages!


Besides being in "Lakes Country," Xanadu Island Bed & Breakfast and Resort can also lay claim to being in "golf country." There is definitely no shortage of courses, with 18 golf courses throughout the area. The regulars say these area courses are better than most they play, which is a fine tribute to golf in Western Minnesota.

Pet Friendly

While pets are not permitted to stay in the B&B, they are allowed in Xanadu's cottages. All the resort asks is that your pet remains on its best behavior and not bother other guests. Just make sure you remember to notify the property that your beloved four-legged friend is coming upon booking your stay!


Come to Minnesota to stay at Xanada's cottages and enjoy Battle Lake in Minnesota! Enjoy the views or go out on a fishing excursion! Rent a boat or jump right in. However you choose to experience this lake vacation is up to you!


Xanadu Island was built in the 1920s as the summer home of J.C. Jones, a millionaire from St. Louis, Missouri. Jones enjoyed annual fishing trips to Otter Tail County and fell in love with the area. There's no reason why you shouldn't fall in love with this area the next time your plan your trip to this one of a kind bed and breakfast.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Located in the main lodge of Xanadu are five unique bed and breakfast rooms, each boasting a private, newly remodeled bathroom and either a Jacuzzi-jetted tub for two or a fireplace. To cap it all off, these rooms also feature a picturesque view of Elbow Lake. The three updated cottages on the premises originally derived from the original servants quarters. Both accommodation options offer pieces of history and views of the lake; there's no going wrong at Xanadu Island Bed & Breakfast and Resort.

  • Fireplace
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Bird Watching
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
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Nearest Airports

  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 34.5 miles
  • Benson Municipal Airport (BBB) / 67.1 miles
  • Hector International Airport (FAR) / 66.4 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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This property is ranked number 39 on Top Otter Tail Resorts. Read about it here.