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Buddy's Harbor Resort Guide Terms Conditions

buddy's resort guide

Buddy’s Harbor Boutique Resort & Marina builds on the foundations of the venue’s past to deliver a whole new old-school lake resort experience in keeping with Lake Ozark traditions.

buddy's harbor sailor pinup girl on telescope

welcome to

buddy's harbor logotype red navy

buddy's new super fast wi-fi

Connect to: Buddy's Guest

Password: BuddysGuest

buddy's silo bar & Restaurant

Bar 11 AM - 9 PM daily Kitchen Noon - 7:30 PM

buddy's lounge

Open 2 PM - 11 PM

buddy's resort reception

Open 9 AM - 5 PM daily

For service, call (573) 693-1014

when Front Office is closed

buddy's marina, store, and gas

Open 9 AM - 6 PM daily

buddy's pool

Open 10 AM - Just after sunset

a letter to guests from the new owner

Meet the owner

experienced french chef turned tech entrepreneur

Oscar Jenkins

Experienced french chef turned tech entrepreneur.

Important Information

Important Information



Check-out time is 11 AM. Please help us ensure the best possible experience for all guests by ensuring that:

All dishes are washed and dried;

You take your trash to the dumpster by the Restrooms; and

You return the keys to the Key Drop Box at the Front Office door.



For the enjoyment of all guestsQuiet Times are 10 PM - AM.


All children 14 years old and under should be supervised by adults after 6 PM in the resort, and at ALL times on the Silo Bar, the Rec Shed, and Buddy's Lounge.


All children 14 years old and under must wear life vests at ALL times when on the Lake and the Marina.


You're welcome to bring your to take your personal food & drinks to the lakefront, BBQ area, beach, pool, and marina. But the Silo Bar is ONLY for food & drinks purchased at the Silo Bar!


Please DO NOT take drinks bought at the Silo Bar, or from Buddy's Lounge Bar, to your cabins or beyond fenced-in areas under any circumstances.


Pay attention to the 'No Alcoholic Beverages Beyond This Point' signs.

Wristbands are provided at check-in and denote age verification as well as guest and visitor status. Please ensure you wear your wristbands while at Buddy's.


Our resort is surrounded by residential neighbors. Noise in the cove carries. Please refrain from using personal music and other entertainment devices that others can hear. We hope you enjoy our music and entertainment.

Buddy's resort map


Guest parking is assigned upon arrival.

Please ONLY park in assigned spaces.

Guest vehicle parking is assigned for your cabin. Additional paid parking is available in the main entry area.

Trailers must be unhitched and parked ONLY in assigned spaces.


Please respect the resort's ONE WAY traffic flows.


Buddy's Harbor is subject to severe weather. In emergency situations, guests should shelter in the Front Office building.

lake ozark cabins marina resort map
buddy's harbor pinup girl on marine anchor

Buddy's cabins

unique comfy refurbished lake-front cabins

Whether it's your first visit or you've visited us before, we hope you enjoy our unique lakefront cabins. They've all been refurbished with a range of creature comfort updates.

All our bed linens, including duvet covers, are for each guest's stay, so feel free to use or NOT use the top sheet (Euro Style).

All cabins are non-smoking. Avoid penalty charges by NOT smoking in our cabins.

Only dispose of TP in ALL resort toilets!

DO NOT alter the Water Heater settings!

All cabins have smart TVs connected to the resort Wi-Fi for access to streaming services. All TVs also have Dish Services. Click here to read our TV User Guide.

We welcome your four-legged companions. We sincerely hope they're well-behaved to stay off the furniture and beds to avoid a pet penalty charge, as set out in our Pet Waiver. Please only use the Pet Towels provided.

Please return your keys in the Key Drop Box at the Front Office when you leave to avoid a key replacement charge of $50.

Please do your dishes, take your trash to the dumpster by the resort Restrooms, and leave the cabins ready for our cleaners. Avoid an additional $100 cleaning fee by respecting reasonable use guidelines, as set out in our full Resort Guide.

Buddy's marina, store, and boat rentals

Buddy's Harbor Marina & Store have been updated. We've added a patio area for relaxing, and the new store offers all sorts of convenience goods, as well as fresh deli fare, and a range of beverages and refreshments.

relaxing lake marina fresh deli fare

Our boat ramp is available to guests and the public. We have 23 covered boat slips with guests having priority for use over other visitors.

Buddy's Boat Rentals offers two 25' & three 27' Tritoon boats and five Wave Runners. Book yours here.

lake ozark octane jetski gas station

Buddy's Marina also offers Regular 87 octane gas daily from 9 AM to 6 PM throughout the summer season.


Check our Live Gas Price here.

Please respect the no wake zone!

Please respect the no wake zone!

Buddy's pool, deck, and the lake

Please be aware we do not have a lifeguard, so use is at your own risk.

Pool towels are available at the pool, so please don't use towels from your cabin.

All children 14 years old and under must wear life jackets when in the lake.

Diving from the swim dock and pool deck is NOT allowed.

Only 5 people are allowed on the lake trampoline at any one time.

Pool cleaning and chemicals are added when we close for the day, so please be aware that the use of the pool when it's closed is very dangerous.

All water toys and personal belongings left by the pool when the pool closes will be removed, trashed, or placed in Lost Property.

ozark clean swimming pool gazebo free towel

Buddy's silo bar & kitchen

Come and enjoy Buddy's Silo Bar, open from 11 AM until 9 PM, and Buddy's Kitchen from noon until 7:30 PM.


Opening hours are weather-dependent. Happy Hour is from 3 PM - 5 PM.


Please don't be offended when we ask for an ID, so we can get you an 'Age Verified' wristband.

Check our Food & Drink Menus here.

ozark silo bar kitchen restaurant lakeview

Buddy's lounge bar & rec shed

ozark rec shed cool summer warm winter

Come and enjoy Buddy’s Lounge Bar & Rec Shed, cool in summer and warm in winter, offering a true dive-bar experience and amazing artisan wood-fired pizzas.


Open year-round from 2 PM - 11 PM.

Thursday - Sunday from October 1 - April 1. See our Pizzeria menu.

Buddy's beach & fire pit

buddy's harbor pinup girl bandana tattoos wrench
ozark clean private lakeview beach swim

Please ONLY use wood in the fire pit.

DO NOT burn cans, trash, or other things.

DO NOT take stools, chairs, and sofas from the patio or other areas to the fire pit.

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