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Bella Vista Inn

12273 US 31, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I took a group of women to Bella Vista for a bachelorette party and we stayed in one of their chalets -- it was HUGE and such a great deal! Very up-to-date, right on the water, and super cozy. We spent time at the bar as well, which had great service, drink prices, and food. The big dance floor was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A great personally owned motel by a great couple. You can see the amount of time and effort they give to keeping it clean and retro! unloading the truck right in front of the door to the room was a real treat! Bear Lake is a quaint little town and a beautiful lake. There is nothing like upper Michigan!!

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Thank MichiganMarkie
Baldwin, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

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 July 29, 2015

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
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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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