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Kitchen area has fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, dishes and utensils. We also have a grill and firepit if you want to cook outdoors. Bring a crock pot and you are all set.Lots of places to store your stuff.
Private room in nature lodge

Motel room! great room and location

Patricia

Motel room! great room and location

5 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
5 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
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Large 20 by 20 foot former motel room with fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, some dishes, 40 acres of Northern Forest to explore and a gorgeous Lake Michigan beach across U.S. 2. The other rooms in the motel are privately owned and not rented out so you may be the only one staying in the motel. If that doesn't bother you then book it!

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
TV
Heating
Essentials

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 double bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

Availability

14 Reviews

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Carrie User Profile
Carrie
June 2018
Fun, retro, comfortable room. Surprisingly spacious. The private beach on Lake Michigan is amazing and there is a ton to do on the grounds and nearby. Owners are very nice if you happen to run into them. Expect to grill or microwave unless you bring a hot plate. I recommend using…
Corinne User Profile
Corinne
October 2017
Check in and check out were very quick and easy. Location was beautiful. Great experience.
Rae User Profile
Rae
September 2017
Really nice and clean place would definitely recommend this for anyone who is wanting an easy place to find. And it's very close to town.
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
So glad you liked the room!
September 2017
Kate User Profile
Kate
September 2017
Awesome location! The room is cozy and cute, and owners very kind and quick to resolve issues. Must see the beach at night, the stars are incredible!
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
so glad you saw the stars and the beach at night...truly a wonderful place to be!
September 2017
Susan User Profile
Susan
September 2017
This was a cool "old school" motel experience - a great little room at a great price. The location was great - easy to the ferry to the island, and another day as we drove up to Canada for a cup of real, Canadian Tim Horton's coffee. Patricia was a great host - we had a mix up on…
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
We pride ourselves on being old school and think it is rather cute when people complain about our place not being updated! THAT'S THE POINT lol!! Glad you can appreciate old school :)
September 2017
Scott Stafford User Profile
Scott Stafford
September 2017
Great location, plenty of room for three people. Easy in and out. Would definitely stay there again!
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
You are welcome anytime Scott! Come back again.
September 2017
Pat & Connie User Profile
Pat & Connie
September 2017
Quaint, clean and hosts are very helpful. Would stay again if in area.
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
Thanks for staying, come again soon.
September 2017

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Detroit, Michigan, United StatesJoined in December 2015
Patricia User Profile
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I love the outdoors! Being at the Balsams is like being in heaven to week the snapping turtles are laying eggs, another week the salmon are coming up our creek to spawn. I also love my family and teaching people about science and nature. My life motto is live life to the full…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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