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The House on the Hill

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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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Toledo, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about The House On The Hill was fabulous, and I don’t throw that word around lightly. The breakfasts Marci prepares every morning are an outright 10! There is plenty of praise throughout this page and all matched up to ours, would add just sitting-out as a great activity here with many super quiet and private opportunities…..what great views and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the House on the Hill for two nights, and it was a fantastic experience! As a young couple in our early twenties, we were looking for a vacation with lots of activity and this place has it all included! You can paddle board, kayak, and canoe on the beautiful lake and it is all included in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What makes, The House on the Hill special? Everything, Marci is wonderful. From the moment you walk in the door until the time you leave, she makes you feel at home. The house is beautiful, the land was beautiful, our room (the geometric room) was comfortable and inviting. We slept like a babies every night. The lake view was amazing.... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The House on the Hill is a rare respite in the midst of northern Michigan summer vacations! I was greeted by Marci upon arrival - she was gracious and welcoming.Traveling solo for a wedding at Castle Farms, I couldn't have been happier with the accommodations. I was very comfortable and felt safe there. Thanks for a perfect stay - I... More

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Perrysburg, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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82 reviews 82 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 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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Address: 9661 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729
Location: United States > Michigan > Antrim County > Ellsworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Ski-In / Ski-Out Wheelchair access
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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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