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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.

welcome to

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 5 PM - Midnight

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 owners

a letter to guests from the new owners

Meet the

buddy's harbor team oscar jenkins

Oscar Jenkins

Experienced french chef turned tech entrepreneur.

buddy's harbor team kristin snare

Kristin Snare

Verizon manager turned hospitality entrepreneur.

Important Information

Important Information



Check out time is 10 AM. Please help us ensure the best possible experience for all guest 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 on 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.

Buddy's 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.

Please only dispose of TP in ALL resort toilets!

DO NOT alter the Hot 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. But we sincerely hope they're well-behaved and stay off the furniture, beds, etc. so we don't have to charge you a pet penalty, set out in our Pet Waiver. Please only use Pet Towels provided.

Please return your keys to the Front Office or put them in the Key Drop Box 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 your cabins ready for our cleaners. Avoid an additional $100 cleaning fee by respecting reasonable use guidelines, set out in our full Resort Guide.

Buddy's marina, store, & 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.

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 offer three 27' Tritoon boats and five Wave Runners. Book yours here.

Buddy's Marina also offers Regular 87 octane gas daily from 7 AM to 7 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, & 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.

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.

Buddy's lounge bar & rec shed

We've converted the old Clubhouse into quite the 'kick back and relax' space. Buddy's Lounge is open to ALL guests. Groups consuming their own food & drinks in the Lounge Bar are by arrangement only.


Games to enjoy at our Rec Shed:

Pool - Big Jenga Fussball - Table Tennis

Buddy's beach & fire pit

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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