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Cairn House Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   8160 Cairn Highway, PO Box 858, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
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Ranked #1 of 2 Elk Rapids B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013
JCLacy13 Grandville, Michigan
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grandville, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I made a trip up to TC and stayed at Cairn House for two nights. It was very clean and welcoming. Although we didn't spend much time there because we were gone most of days in TC it was very comfortable and we enjoyed Helen. Here B&B is full of decor from her travels. On the morning... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My wife and I are somewhat regulars to the B&B scene, so when we needed to head up to Elk Rapids for a wedding, we naturally chose the Cairn House for its location. Driving up to the main house was gorgeous, and we were warmly greeted by the innkeeper, who then showed us our room. There is one room that... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We were on our way from Traverse City, MI to Macinac Island and found the Cairn House B&B. It was a beautiful place, very clean and quietly located in the middle of the area's lakes. The hostess was very inviting upon arrival. She helped us with finding a restaurant and local to do's. We had a chance to visit with... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I needed a one night stay near Traverse City and found the Cairn House. Helen, the innkeeper, was welcoming and accommodating. Very clean and such a warmth about it, like coming home. Lots of sitting spaces with a sun porch and peaceful views. Beautiful area and a serene 25 minute drive to Traverse City. Prices were great. Breakfast was delicious... More

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Ontario
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

very good bed and breakfast lady running it very knowledgeable about everything breakfast was very good hummingbirds floweres relaxing go back in a minute. great location good restaurant in town for best perch dinner great antiques shops there.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My family and I had a wonderful stay at this beautiful property. The house was nicely decorated with many of the owner's finds from her many trips all over the world. We stayed in one room and our children in another, and we had plenty of room and plenty of privacy. The house was very neat and clean, and in... More

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Stayed here for two nights when traveling for recreation. First time at a B&B and I must say it is much better than a hotel. The owner, Helen, was very friendly and does a great job keeping the place clean and comfortable. Would gladly stay at this B&B again in the future.

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Dansville, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Quiet, clean, and felt like I was staying at a family members house. Helen was our host, and she makes everyone feel very welcome by sharing her travels abroad as she serves breakfeast each morning. Helen even joined my fiance' and I one evening on her outdoor deck, as we sipped a local wine with a fresh made berry pie.... More

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Canton, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Our stay at Cairn House was very satisfying. We found our host Helen to be gracious and very accommodating. Her breakfasts were delicious and generous. The house was very neat and clean, as were the sleeping quarters. We thoroughly enjoyed hearing about Helen's yearly travels as a volunteer to distant locations around the world. She is quite a remarkable woman... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

While my visit to Cairn B & B was brief, it was easy, comfortable and has my recommendation for anyone who finds themselves in the area. Helen was helpful even before I got there and gave me suggestions and directions once there for places I needed to go. The Inn is welcoming and clean, the rooms are spacious, and the... More

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Address: 8160 Cairn Highway, PO Box 858, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Location: United States > Michigan > Antrim County > Elk Rapids
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairn House Bed and Breakfast 3*
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An elegant colonial style home, Cairn House Bed and Breakfast, a Northern Michigan Bed and Breakfast, welcomes you to enjoy this serene natural setting near the coastal village of Elk Rapids, MI on Lake Michigan, twenty miles north of Traverse City, Michigan. Cairn House B&B takes pleasure in sharing the elegant furnishings collected from around the world. Relax in front of the fireplace in our formal living room or retreat to the sun room to enjoy a good novel. ... more   less 
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