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Maple Lane Resort

8720 Dorsey Rd, Empire, MI 49630
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Maple Lane Resort
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Empire
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maple Lane Resort was recommended to us by the family for a wedding we attended nearby. We were very pleased with our time there. The kitchenette had all we needed. The continental breakfast offered had good variety. Don and Colleen were helpful with anything we needed. One pretty driving loop of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes area is within a... More

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Maple L, General Manager at Maple Lane Resort, responded to this review

Thank you staying with us here at Maple Lane Resort. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Connie & Don More

Jenison, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quaint rooms.some with kitchenettes. Nice club house and deck in the back that you can borrow a book or game from. You can picnic back there as well. There is a fire pit that management will build a fire every night. You can walk to little glenn lake and sleeping bear dunes are only a few miles away. Rooms are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Found this place by looking around Google Maps because we wanted to see the Sleeping Bear Dunes and stay somewhere close by. This is close by and within a 5-10 min drive of the Dunes Glen Arbor is a great little town with lots of interesting small shops and restaurants, must visit Boone Docks for good food and entertainment daily.... More

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Maple L, General Manager at Maple Lane Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us here at Maple Lane Resort, and thank you for taking the time to write a honest review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again! Connie General Manager More

Holt, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maple Lane Resorts is a pet friendly motel located on Little Glen Lake where you can walk out a long ways in warm sandy water. That came in handy this summer with Lake Michigan being so cold due to the ice not melting until May. Kayaks and canoes available for use as well. Located between Glen Arbor and Empire and... More

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Warren, Michigan
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don and Colleen could not have done a better job with hospitality. The property manager made sure we had everything we needed and then some. At Maple Lane Hotel you can borrow row boats, kayaks, canoes and bikes bikes etc. Everywhere else you have to purchase them. There was a campfire every night where you would sit and chat with... More

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Maple L, General Manager at Maple Lane Resort, responded to this review

I am glad that you were able to enjoy all our amenities. Thank you for taking the time to write an honest review. We strive to make our guests happy, and are very pleased to hear that this was a very memorable stay for you. Hope to see you again! Connie General Manager More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't agree more with other reviewers: family friendly, great location with kayaks and canoes available to use on the lake just a block from the buildings. Breakfast was as anticipated and the rooms simple and straight-forward. No complaints from us and we'll return next time we're in the Empire area!

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Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location! Nice for kids and or relaxing. Under new management from our stay last year. Last years management/maintenance team were much better. Leaky kitchen sink and shower backed up while using. Carpet was filthy and stained. Good breakfast selection and close to dunes.

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Maple L, General Manager at Maple Lane Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We here at Maple Lane Resort take your review very seriously. I am personally sorry that your stay was not as good as last years. We are still in the process of updating a few items in the rooms. We have replaced the beds, all the linens, (which now go... More

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As other reviews have mentioned, this resort is very nice and extremely family friendly. With bikes, kayaks, a sand volleyball court and bonfires, it has a lot going for it. The location is great in an area that has become more and more expensive every year, this is really the only option as an alternative to the Homestead. The beds... More

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Windsor, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a recent motorcycle trip around lake Michigan we had a pleasurable stay @ Maple Lane. Our room was clean, large and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. From check in to check out the staff was courteous and attentive to our needs. The included breakfast has everything you would want to start your day off right. A... More

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Clarkston, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff at this resort is very nice and always around to help. They have many bikes, kayaks, canoes for guests. Nice touch. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. We didn't have time for breakfast, but heard it's served every morning. My husband loved the fire pit at night. Fun and very relaxing. My only issue with the resort... More

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Additional Information about Maple Lane Resort

Address: 8720 Dorsey Rd, Empire, MI 49630
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Also Known As:
Maple Lane Hotel Empire

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENTHere at Maple Lane Resort, time stands still...Nestled in the splendor of wildlife and towering maple trees, Maple Lane Resort is a place of comfort and gracious hospitality. With our spectacular setting just off the shore of one of America's most beautiful lakes, along with the area's most vibrant landscape and year-round activities, we continue to be the destination of choice for travelers from all over the world.Come celebrate whatever your heart desires under a canopy of maple trees. Make an event out of any occasion here at MLR! We specialize in weddings &receptions, family reunions, corporate meetings, birthday celebrations, retreats, anniversary celebrations and many more!For wedding celebrations, we can make your long anticipated day more special here at Maple Lane Resort. Your reception will be set in a historic yet elegant early 1900s setting providing you with breath-taking scenery for pictures. Through our wedding planning experience, we have worked with many caterers and other vendors throughout the local vicinity as well as statewide. They prepare their food freshly with care, style and attention to detail all while doing their best to use local foods. We ensure you there will be hours upon hours of careful planning going on behind the scenes. You will be provided with your own wedding coordinator to help with the planning process.Amenities* 26 units including kitchenettes, standard motel rooms, king suites, guest suites & guest rooms. Most rooms accommodate 2 to 6 people.* Air-conditioning in all rooms* Free Continental Breakfast* BRAND NEW Sealy Mattresses & 26' Flat Screens in all rooms* Private Beach on Little Glen Lake with a dock and moorings* Free use of Bikes, Canoes, Row Boats and Kayaks* Volleyball Court & Horseshoe Pits* Bonfire Pit (wood is provided)* Grills & Picnic Tables* Recreation/Gathering Room with KitchenWe offer four season packages such as: * Golf * Charter Fishing * Tours by sbd tours * Wine Tasting on select days * Cross-country skiing * Snowshoeing ... more   less 
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