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Bella Vista Inn

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12273 US 31, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614
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Bella Vista Inn
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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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Williamston, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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Clinton Township, Michigan, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My friend and I stayed there for 4 nights and we had no problems! Hosts were friendly, offered information when asked, had a light continental breakfast but neither of us eat in the morning but I do drink my coffee and there was always plenty. One morning while out sitting at the pool early they came out to clean and... More

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Pendleton, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We stopped here on the first leg of our trip around the coast of Michigan and we were pleasantly surprised with a nice motel. Bob made us feel welcome from the onset, and the rooms were old-style and clean, which was a nice break for us. We would recommend Bella Vista Inn and a stay at Bear Lake to any... More

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Sale Creek, Tennessee
1 review
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

48 hour cancellation policy is not reasonable. Having not seen the property and then canceling the room on weekday cost one nights stay. Conflict with the front desk continued during a follow up phone call.

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

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