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The House on the Hill

Certificate of Excellence
9661 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729
The House on the Hill
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have visited The House on the Hill three times. We absolutely LOVE it. It's beautifully well maintained with gorgeous views and property. Easy access to the lake and nature trails. The hosts are wonderful. The house is close to Charlevoix with lots of things to do. Highly recommended for one night or a whole week. The... More 

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

We are so grateful that you return every year! Thank you for the glowing review, it is so appreciated. See you next year! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the places that my wife and I stopped at on our honeymoon. We were struck right away with how quiet and peaceful it was being situated across the road from St. Clair Lake. We stayed in the Pine Room and loved the modern yet comfortable feel it had. Breakfasts in the morning were unbelieveably delicious. I... More 

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We are glad that you chose us to celebrate your honeymoon! Thank you for the kind words and best wishes for many happy years together. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B&B has a beautiful setting with spectacular views, comfortable rooms, an enchanting lake (with paddle boards, kayaks, and a canoe available to guests!)... and, most memorably, fabulous breakfasts. Marci's meals, as so many reviewers have noted, rate five stars. My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful reunion with dear friends at the House on the Hill, and recommend it... More 

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

Thank you for the kind review. We are so glad you had such a nice reunion with friends and we were able to provide a welcoming place for you! More 

Perrysburg, Ohio
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 2nd stay at House on the Hill and, once again, it exceeded our high expectations! The 1st "B" (the 'Bed' part) they have down to perfection. The room we stayed in, The Aspen, is beautifully decorated, comfortable and spacious. It's the 2nd 'B' that really blows us away. The breakfasts are fantastic... a 3 course gourmet meal... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed the very things we strive to perfect at our B & B. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic. You are made to feel so welcome and the breakfasts are really gourmet. Our hostess could not have been nicer and there are snacks, drinks, and home baked cookies to enjoy at any time. I would recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone. The views of the lake are so lovely.

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

We are so glad you felt you were comfortable and well-taken care of! Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

This was a cute house, it was clean. Food was great! she had alot of little things around the house and the room that offered a personal touch. The owner was also very welcoming and friendly to boot!!!

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We are glad you were satisfied with your visit! Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Caledonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I spent a lovely, relaxing weekend at the House on the Hill. It's a beautiful area in Northern Michigan. The surroundings were very nice. We walked on the paths in the woods (about 50 acres of woods). Across the street is a lake. Our hosts, Marci and Phil were very nice. Marci served delicious breakfasts both days.... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We are not sure where to start regarding this wonderful Bed & Breakfast. Marcie and Phil are the proprietors of this fine establishment and although we have not met Phil yet, Marcie and her staff do an outstanding job of taking care of business and are the type of hosts you would like to encounter wherever you stay. The breakfasts... More 

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Kinde, Michigan, United States
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed our stay. We stayed in the Cedar Room it was very nice, however the door knob needs to be checked didn't seem to lock, and shower head didn't have a strong stream. The food was great and Phil and Marcie were great hosts.

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White Heath, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at the House on the Hill and couldn't have been happier with our accommodation, the "Aspen Room". My wife is paraplegic and uses a Quicki Ti wheelchair. She had no problem with any aspect of the room, the sink, shower, and commode were well placed with good clearances and good transfer heights. The bed... More 

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