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The House on the Hill

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9661 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I took my mother to House on the Hill for a mother-daughter birthday trip. Had a wonderful nights stay including a wonderful 3 course breakfast and beautiful morning hike! Highly recommend staying here for the beauty, comfort and hospitality!!!!

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad you and your mother enjoyed your stay! We are also glad to provide a reunion spot for you and your mother to feel relaxed in. Thank you for your kind words. More 

Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is our second girls weekend at this B&B and we had a wonderful time again! Last year, we drove to Petoskey and this year we drove to Traverse City. Both are an easy drive. I stayed in the Rose room, which is very roomy, and bed is comfortable. We loved the common area where there was plenty of space... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are glad we were able to accommodate your group successfully! It was a pleasure to see you again and hope you will consider us as your meeting place next year. Thank you for the generous review! More 

East Tawas, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Whether you're looking for a romantic retreat or a fun filled getaway in Northern Michigan, this is the place for you! This charming Inn has all the ambiance for a quiet, romantic getaway while offering all the amenities for a fun filled vacation, whichever is your preference. The room rates are very reasonable and the breakfasts are to die for.... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for the generous review! We are so happy that you found your visit with us enjoyable. We strive to make our guests comfortable and to feel like they are in their "home away from home". Come back soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

A year ago we received a gift certificate for a night at the House on the Hill. Had we known how much we would enjoy our stay we would have used the gift much sooner plus extended our stay! The room we stayed in was tastefully decorated, cozy and immediately we found ourselves relaxing. We were able to use the... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are glad the gift you received was worth it! Thank you so much for the kind review. More 

Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

I would highly recommend the House on the Hill B & B!! It was lovely, welcoming, fun, full of amenities and served wonderfully delicious breakfast food!! We stayed in the carriage house and enjoyed the hiking trail and canoeing! Go, relax - you will be so happy you did!!!

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed yourselves! We love when our guests take full advantage of everything we have to offer. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This is a beautiful B&B which included nice amenities like a fully stocked snack and beverage bar. The Rose room was spacious and the king size bed was very comfortable. We had a nice view of the lake from our room. Best part was the 3 course breakfast - YUM! My husband and I had never been to Ellsworth before.... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so happy you visited us and Ellsworth! We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you in the future. It was a pleasure to meet you both! More 

Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My wife and I had never stayed at a B&B so we weren't sure what to expect. We were in the area for golf and did not want to stay at a resort.The website looked inviting and the location was close to everything we wanted. We were very happy to stay in the Tamarack Room. Great bed, and a nice... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad that your first time experiencing a bed and breakfast was a positive one! It was our pleasure to get to know you and we really hope you return next time you have a golfing event up here. More 

Livonia, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

My husband and I just visited this B&B and we could not have been more pleased. We stayed in the "Cherry" room and it was spacious and comfortable. The Hostess, Marcie, was so gracious upon arrival. The "3" course breakfast each morning is so delicious and a perfect start to the morning. Gorgeous grounds and a lake across the street... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad you visited us and enjoyed your stay! Come back soon! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My wife and I were here for a short stay two years ago and enjoyed it, so we booked a couple nights again this year and again had a great time. Marci gives the breakfasts a truly gourmet touch. There is a spacious common area on the main floor, soft drinks coffee and tea available at all times, comfortable and... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

It was good to see you again! We are glad you enjoyed yourselves once again, and we hope to see you in the future! More 

Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A beautiful bed and breakfast with a lake as our front yard and a bubbling brook as our back yard. Gorgeous grounds, comfortable, cozy, tastefully furnished lodgings, scrumptious breakfasts and the nicest, most welcoming 'substitute' innkeepers.We used this lovely place as our base and traveled throughout upper western Michigan, coming back to relax and enjoy the beauty and serenity of... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are beyond glad that your visit was enjoyable with us. It is so wonderful to have interim innsitters that are able to treat our guests just as we would treat them. We are sorry we didn't get to meet you though! Next time! More 

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