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The House on the Hill

9661 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729
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The House on the Hill
Ranked #1 of 4 Ellsworth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Perrysburg, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply... this is the best Bed & Breakfast we've stayed at. Wonderful setting, fantastic room, unsurpassed breakfast, magnificent front porch, included activities (kayaking, paddle boards, hiking trails, etc), wonderfully accommodating and friendly hostess Marcie... all at a very fair & reasonable price. Thanks! We'll be back!

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Marquette, Michigan
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80 reviews 80 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn was very nice and peaceful. The owners were accommodating. The views were incredible and the rooms were nice and cozy. We enjoyed a picnic on the beautiful wrap around porch overlooking the lake.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so refreshed and renewed to stay at the House on the Hill B&B! They were so attentive to every detail. We cannot say enough good and give it enough blessing for being able to stay at this beautiful place. We highly recommend it and hope to return again soon.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is the perfect bed and breakfast as far as I'm concerned. Our room was clean and spacious, and we looked forward to each unique, gourmet breakfast with anticipation. It's a short drive to Charlevoix or Boyne City, but there's plenty to keep you busy right on the property with trails to explore and a lake to enjoy on their... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We have stayed here quite a few times over the years. The rooms are large the beds are comfortable the breakfast is great. It is in a quiet rural setting and there's a nice little babbling brook outback--if you stay in the carriage house and leave your back door open you can hear the brook. Marci is the perfect host.... More

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Fraser, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have been to a lot of B&Bs and I have to say this is definitely our favorite one. House on the Hill is a sight to behold! Whether we were sitting on the beautiful porch enjoying the breathtaking views of the lake while sipping a glass of wine or relaxing to the sounds of the babbling brook, our visit... More

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White Lake, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We couldn't have selected a finer Bed and Breakfast to combine use of a gift certificate from our kids, with some mid-week Spring Morel hunting. Having never been here before, we weren't sure what to expect, but The House on The Hill certainly met and exceeded all the amenities listed on this website. Location is peaceful and gorgeous. House and... More

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Madison Heights, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Phillip and Marci were very gracious, welcoming and accommodating host and hostess during our recent stay at the House on the Hill. There was no pretentiousness; my husband and I were made to feel right at home from the moment we arrived. They also include a lot of thoughtful touches that make your stay that much better--fresh baked cookies, a... More

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Perched on a small hill overlooking a picturesque lake, this B&B was all that we could ask for. Celebrating my 70th birthday, my wife and I were treated to a spacious room with all the amenities that one would ever need. The room was bright and cheery and very clean. Downstairs was a newly remodeled area containing a 24 hour... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We've been staying at this bed and breakfast for 10 years. It's under new ownership, but the ambience has only gotten better. Lots of recreational opportunities and, weather permitting, sitting on the porch sipping wine is unbeatable. Philip and Marcie are just great people. Comfortable rooms (recommend the Rose room). We combine a stay here with dinner at The Rowe... More

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Address: 9661 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729
Location: United States > Michigan > Antrim County > Ellsworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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This ultimate hostess overlooks peaceful St. Clair Lake, part of the Chain of Lakes. Complimentary kayaks and canoe available during your visit. 53 wooded acres, groomed hiking trails, spectacular gardens and sitting areas. Walking distance to the restaurant. The Rowe Inn. Memorable sit-down full breakfasts. King or queen beds in every room, along with private bath. Elegantly appointed. Winter packages. Open year-round. Charlevoix, 11 miles. Petoskey, 25 miles. Traverse City, 38 miles. Voted #1 Best Bed & Breakfast in Northwest Michigan for two consecutive years (2010, 2011). ... more   less 
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