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Bella Vista Inn

12273 US 31, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baldwin, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place for a family get away. Motel was roomy, nice, had all the necessary amenities and was very clean. The kids were easily entertained after a day of sight seeing with the nice sized pool. When traveling through the beautiful north west side of the state this is a very accessible motel right off US-31, we will make a... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night. Wonderful location. Kids went straight in the pool for a 7pm dip. Rooms clean and warm welcome. This is an old fashioned quirky little place with lovely atmosphere and owned by veterans. We were given clean towels on arrival and told breakfast was until 10pm. Great if you like a lie in. Breakfast was continental with... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife reserved two nights. We arrived late which they kindly accommodated. We had a dog which we thought was acceptable (obvious misunderstanding) although I notice on a review below on this sight that they accommodated a pair of Golden Retrievers for another family. The first morning my wife stepped out the door with the dog (obviously not hiding the... More 

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Ravenna, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our room the night before we arrived at double the advertised rate, telling the owner we would arrive around 4 or 5 the next day. Arrived a little after 5 the next day and the owner told us he gave our room away. He ran the credit card used to hold the room at 4 and it wouldn't... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on a whim traveling through Bear lake, wife spotted the "Vet Owned" sign. The owner is prior Army and a friendly guy. The rooms are typical Motel style, window shaker A/C, WiFi, and in room coffee service. Awesome stop, glad we saw the sign. For around $100 during peak service nearly on the lake, it's a bargain. There... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband has traveled all over the US. We both have stayed at high end hotels all over and this was by far one of the cleanest and most comfortable stays we could have asked for. The customer service was great and the pool was perfect. The location was perfect and charming. The owner and his wife really cared about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a great experience with the folks at the Bella Vista Inn. Family owned and operated, and you can tell. they will go out of the way to make you feel at home. Nice rooms, everything was clean and well kept. I have no complaints! We plan on going back in the future!

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Ludington, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited the area in 2011. Our plans were to attend an event at the casino--and stay the night at a nearby hotel. Upon arriving at the Bella Vista we were shocked to see it looked nothing like the beautiful pictures featured on the site.. We went to the Bella Vista prior to our casino event..This motel is in a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Me and a group of friends stayed here during the 4th of July weekend. I did read the negative reviews here n should say that the owner can come off as a bit straight forward guy but we didn't have any issues. We had a comfortable stay. Nice beds, there ain't a large number of amenities available but the grill... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is the cleanest hotel/motel room I've ever stayed in. The bathroom especially was remarkably spotless. The beds were comfy too. DIdn't use many of the other amenities, but there was hot coffee in the office, lots of TV channels, fridge and microwave in the room, as well as a portable air conditioner. Pool was closed as we visited after... More 

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