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The Kirby

294 West Center, Saugatuck, Douglas, MI 49406 (Formerly Kirby House)
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Ranked #5 of 7 Douglas B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous experience! I knew from the first moment I corresponded with Mindy that we would be well treated. We spoke and e-mailed and she was pleasant and helpful answering all our questions with confidence. We picked the Kirby as it was newly remodeled and looked appealing. We were met with enthusiasm and treated like royalty from the moment we arrived... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We visited on 4/17 and 4/18. We truly felt like we were being treated like royalty. From having our bag carried upstairs to the personal attention we got from everyone, including the housekeeper and the chef! Mindy, our beautiful new friend gave us a wine tasting experience. Sadly she found out we are not the best of fine wine drinkers.... More 

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EricNW1988, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby, responded to this review

Dear Shannon G, Thank you for your review of the Kirby Hotel. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our Chef, Housekeeping and also the personal attention that you received during your stay. We strive to tailor our guests needs with their stay so they can truly have an amazing experience! On behalf of the hotel staff, we are looking... More 

Chicago
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Kirby House was bought by new owners last year and recently reopened after being renovated. The new b&b is totally modern on the inside, with really chic decor and luxurious finishes in the rooms: Flat screen TVs, memory foam mattresses, nice bathroom amenities, etc. And the breakfast in the morning is seriously gourmet. Delicious! It's a really great blend... More 

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EricNW1988, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby, responded to this review

Dear potatopants, I thank you for your glowing review of the hotel. It is true that the business is under new ownership and we couldn't be prouder of the changes that have been done. I do apologize however, for not posting new pictures of our property and I am grateful to you for posting the link on your own. On... More 

Loves Park, IL usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Kirby house has been closed since last June 2013, don't know why you are still listing it. It was a sudden move by the owner and he did not even notify people with reservations that the B&B was no longer available. Just found out by accident when I tried to reconfirm and make small change that it was shut down... More 

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TheKirbyHouse, Owner at The Kirby, responded to this review

The Kirby House closed January 1, 2013. All guests who had a reservation on file were sent notification of the closing. This individual could not have made a reservation in 2013 for 2014 as the house was closed and up for sale. I know this former guest well and think he just has some information mixed up. More 

East Lansing, Michigan, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

A Great Place, Awesome Food. They make you feel like you are in your own home and not theirs. I have never stayed at such a awesome B&B. Friendly, clean, nice, outgoing, very affordable. We go every year! It's in a great location too! :) We loved the pool and hot tub. It's close to everything as well.

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Chicago, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I had the best granola of my life for breakfast, spent the day on the beach, had a great dinner iin town and then came home to a bottle of wine around the hot tub and a cool splash in the pool. Comfy bed, beautiful grounds and a comfy front porch. How can you go wrong?

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auburn hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

my friend and myself have been staying at the kirby house for about 5 years. it warm, cozy and clean. the owner is welcoming and has his wonderful personality all over the house. breakfast is to die for and the pool is graet. the flowers are beautiful. best B and B i have ever stayed in and i have stayed... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

My partner and I loved our one night at the Kirby House and only wished that we had more time to visit and experience the property and surrounding cities of Douglas and Saugatuck. The owner at the Kirby House pretty much allows his guests to have the run of the main parts of the house: the large, cozy porch where... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

My wife and I came to Douglas and Saugatuck for a getaway weekend. It's a beautiful restored Victorian that's well appointed. The rooms are large and there are a few common rooms that are a very comfortable place to stop and relax. I'd highly recommend spending a little time on the covered, wrap-around front porch. There's also a pool and... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

My hubby and I decided to go back to Michigan for a getaway after to many years away. After three days on the internet, I found Kirby House in Douglas, MI only five minutes from Saugatuck. Words cannot describe how wonderful our stay was. Booked the only room available and so glad we did. The Inn (should say home) is... More 

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