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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome location on Little Glen! We love being able to moor our boat. We have stayed in both the main building and the larger rooms with kitchenettes and have made the Maple Glen our new favorite place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the comfort and charm of Maple Lane. We had a standard room which was very clean and perfect for the 2 of us. They are conveniently located at a distance in which you are not to close to downtown but not to far either. The landscape and scenery were beautiful and watching the stars from the private... More

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quaint little motel with nice shared amenities: kayak, canoe, bicycles, fire pit, etc. Not really for those looking for privacy, though, at least not the motel part. Weather was unfortunately bad during our stay, so we were unable to benefit from the kayak use. :-(

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been staying at Maple Lane Resort for years and recommend it as a great spot for family and friend getaways! Connie, Don, and all of the staff go out of their way to make sure everyone is having a great time. They even held a flashlight tag contest for all the kids that were gathered at the nightly campfire.... More

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Highland, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On Aug. 8 - 11, 2014 my family, from all corners of the country, converged at Maple Lane Resort for a reunion. We highly recommend this resort for fabulous family fun. Don Schreiber & Connie Savage as well as ALL their employees treat everyone like family. All there went above & way way beyond to ensure we had a terrific... More

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Holland, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for a family reunion and it was the perfect place for us all to stay. Many of us stayed in rooms with little kitchenettes which worked out great for keeping food that we could cook at night. The rooms were clean and filled with Northern Michigan charm. Our group had people between the ages of 3 and... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean wonderful place 200 feet off Little Glen Lake.Well equipped rooms. Big outdoor areas for relaxing...barbqing..games. We were one of two family reunions having cookouts. Plenty of room for each group to cook and eat and talk without bumping into each other. Manager came out with s'more makings ...started a bonfire with an industrial size flame throwers...and while the... More

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Bryan, Ohio, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was very enjoyable. We booked 2 nights on a last minute vacation, and it couldn't have worked out better. We have two young children to the access to their private beach area on Little Glen Lake worked out great after a day at Sleeping Bear Dunes. The location is very close to the dunes and sites between Glen... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed here for a night while on a vacation that jumped from location to location. Though we never took advantage of some of their offerings due to time restraints, it's a great place to stay if visiting for a day or several. When we were there they had a campfire at night and also offer breakfast. The place... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don was very helpful checking me in early to my room which was very appreciated! He was then very helpful making recommendations about places to visit and things to see. Their hotel offers a very comfortable atmosphere, it reminded me of when I was young and a few families would go up and stay up north by the water. They... More

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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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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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