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Empire Lakeshore Inn

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11730 S Lacore Rd., Empire, MI 49630 (Formerly Lakeshore Inn Motel)
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Empire Lakeshore Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately I had to cancel a reservation. I called well within the cancellation period. No one picked up so I left a message. It's a one-woman operation so I understand she can't be at the phone at all times. I was charged the penalty even though I explained exactly when I called to cancel. Bad business.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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309 reviews 309 reviews
43 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place to be very nice, clean and moderately priced. We wanted to visit the Dunes Park and wanted plenty of time and this was very conveniently located. We were greeted by Megan at check-in. She was very friendly and explained everything to us about our room and the local attractions. The room was clean and comfortable with... More

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McKinney, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Owner Megan was very pleasant and helpful. We were able to get a rollaway bed and squeeze it into our room, which with the 2 beds made it comfortable for the 5 of us. I loved the town of Empire, small, and uncrowded; the hotel was within easy walking distance down a quiet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little hotel sits a few hundred yards from the downtown in Empire and just up the road from a beach. The facilities are clean and comfortable. This will not disappoint anyone but those who can be pleased by no one.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights at this hotel and it suited our purposes just fine. We chose it specifically for the location to Sleeping Bear Dunes and it's proximity to the beach. The room was comfortable, and our host Megan, was very friendly and accommodating. My only complaint (and I'm using that term very loosely!) was that a more thorough cleaning... More

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Gaylord, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a last minute trip to sleeping bear dunes. The rate was fair and the room was clean and comfortable. It is close to the dunes and and hiking trails. Close to shops, outfitters and a great coffee shop - Gemmas. We also found the air conditioner it have a bit of trouble keeping up, but the evening was... More

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Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed here for a quick trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes. Booked in May for August and they were almost completely booked. Rooms are clean, not fancy. Quiet location but can walk to charming little town of Empire. You can also walk to the local beach (on Lake Michigan), but it is more convenient to drive if bringing kids, coolers,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We reserved two rooms in late July 2014 and both were very clean and comfortable. We did benefit from cooler temperatures during our stay. The window air conditioner in both rooms may have had trouble keeping the room cool if the temperature had been in the upper 80's. The inn's location was perfect! It was within walking distance of the... More

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great location. Easy to find. Walking distance to restaurants and beach. Clean room. Remember it is a small town family run motel (garbage emptied, beds made but not clean towels daily; low amenities), not large luxury hotel with breakfast and you will enjoy your stay.

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Omaha, NE
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We loved our stay here. The family who owns it is so nice. We wish we could have spent our whole trip here but they were booked for part of it. Make sure you don't wait too long like we did. Empire is a great little town too with kid friendly beaches.

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Additional Information about Empire Lakeshore Inn

Address: 11730 S Lacore Rd., Empire, MI 49630 (Formerly Lakeshore Inn Motel)
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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