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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Caledonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A friend of mine and myself came back to this heaven on the hill. We enjoyed so much the tranquil evenings sitting on the porch, early morning birds signing, the very healthy and wonderfully made breakfast and the canoe ride on a very peaceful lake. So close to Charlevoix and yet far enough to be away from the city's noises.... More 

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Caro, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The House on the Hill was a perfect place to spend our 25th Anniversary! The setting is beautiful, the home is inviting, and the room was spacious, comfortable, and clean. The view from the Rose Room was spectacular! Marci is a wonderful host, meeting all of our needs and answering all of our questions. The refreshment station off the main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Driving up to the House on the Hills feels like coming home, knowing the next couple of days will be relaxing and enjoyable. How can you go wrong when greeted by Marci’s gracious and warm welcome, along with warm chocolate chip cookies! Coffee, tea and soft drinks are available all day and evening. The grounds are lovely and what a... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's been six years since we last stayed at the House on the Hill and we're happy to have returned. Marci & Phillip have done a nice job with some improvements to the house and grounds. The lake access has been improved and kayaking along the chain of lakes was fun. The B & B is centrally located to a... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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 August 11, 2014

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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