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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We enjoyed our first stay a couple years ago, so we came back for Labor Day this year. We like it for its price, the fact it accepts dogs (we have 2 golden retrievers), the nice pool and its location to Bear Lake (the dogs can swim at the public park across the street). The rooms are average--clean and cozy,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Bella Vista is a great little strip motel. It has very clean, albeit small rooms. The first morning, I went to the lobby for the continental breakfast. The coffee was great. They had an assortment of fruit, bagels, and sweet breakfast baked goods. There was also orange juice. I sat and visited with the owner while I was drinking... More

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Williamston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I have stayed here off and on while visiting family in the area. This is a nice simple very clean place. I am not a tv watcher, I use my iPad and am happy. Thanks goes out to small nicely ran business like this. Just what one thinks northern michigan is like !

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

very clean and the rooms are nice. Great pool. Owner's very friendly and accommodating. TV's are only 19", Could use an update to newer/larger style flat-screen. Continental breakfast daily. Coffee maker, refrigerator, and microwave in room. Free wi-fi also.

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Southgate, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Mom and Pop motel! A pleasure to stay in a very clean motel that is not a large chain motel. Personal service, staff is very knowledgeable about local outdoor activities and willing to help with directions! Outdoor pool is very clean with lap lanes. Outdoor seating areas with grills and flowers. Close enough to Traverse City for day trips, far... More

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I have no complaints. Stayed here in august 2013. The room was clean and cozy. There was no shampoo, but when I asked at the front desk, the owner gave me some small samples to use. The pool was clean and inviting. The morning coffee was a short walk from our room. The hotel was about a ten minute drive... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

A group of 8 of us attended a wedding at crystal mountain and with the color tour in full blast this was our last choice for a motel for the night. If we would have only known I would have driven the 3 hours home and saved my $60.... Well 66.60 with tax.. Right from the moment four of us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Spent the night here as our first night around Lake Michigan. Would stay again. Our visit was quiet and comfortable, no frills. You may need to bring your own shampoo/conditioner, as there was none in our room. Ice and coffee are a short walk to the office.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We stopped at this place returning from the Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City. Since the holiday was 2 days past, we figured we could find a decent off season rate like we did the previious night in Traverse City. Boy were we in the wrong. The place looked nearly empty that evening and the front desk was unoccupied... More

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Address: 12273 US 31, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614
Location: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Bear Lake
Number of rooms: 20

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