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Bay Port Lodging

905 Forest Avenue, Frankfort, MI 49635 (Formerly Marshall Motel)
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South Branch, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

After reading the reviews, checking the price and a couple phone calls with LuAnn, we were convinced we were going to like this place. First the positives: it was clean, Luann is exactly the right type of person to run a place like this (she is a treat and very helpful and informative about the area and dinner recommendations). Now... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the cottage unit. Bedroom with two double beds, kitchen, living room, and full size refrigerator. Nice accommodations, kitchen well equipped, and cozy gas fireplace. Very convenient location in Frankfort to waterfront of Betsie River. About half mile from beach and lighthouse on Lake Michigan.

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Thank Kelley L
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I booked this hotel room under orders from my friend (and bride). She had pick Bay Port Lodging to be the bridal party hub and it could not have been more perfect. Our room was adorable, and staff was incredibly friendly. Our group had rented out almost every room, and we did not have to worry about disturbing others. It... More 

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Thank Jacky B
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

In the many years of traveling throughout Michigan I have never experianced a more relaxing and pleasurable stay than at the Bay Port Lodge. Beautiful, relaxing clean rooms in the heart of Frankfort. Easy walking distance to beautiful Lake Michigan sunsets, fine dining, exciting shops and entertainment. This location truely lives and breathes the expression "Pure Michigan". Hospitality at its... More 

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Thank Doug H
Reed City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We actually found this motel while searching through TripAdvisor. We stayed here for one night while celebrating our 15th anniversary in the Sleeping Bear area. Very courteous and pleasant at check-in, Lindy walked us to our room and showed us around. They even brought us a bottle of wine when they found out it was our anniversary! The room was... More 

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Thank rasaladin
North Ridgeville
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Room was not well kept,hair on BR floor,bed was broken down and tilted heavily to one side, small small space,WiFi did not work properly only positive is that it is close to town would not suggest staying at this property

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Thank Richard P
bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

We are so sorry one of our guests had an unpleasant experience staying here. We will do everything we can to look into and rectify any detail that could possibly keep someone from having the best experience possible while staying at Bay Port Lodging. More 

Grass Lake, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Lodge is right off the main street so is a comfortable walking distance to downtown. Also there is a grocery store only 2 blocks away. The room is clean and spacious with a sitting area complete with a selection of books. There is a refrigerator, although no dresser space. The bathroom is clean, small but adequate with a stall... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We found this hotel a year ago for our fall vacation. We liked the coziness of the rooms and the hospitality of the staff. The location and price really fit our needs, so with what we felt was a "home run",decided to plan our fall vacation with this hotel again this year. Upon arriving we were invited to visit relatives downstate... More 

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

I am so sorry for what seems to be a horrible misunderstanding and miscommunication all the way around. When the vehicle owners did not show up on the date I was told they would return, I attempted to find a phone number for them online and all numbers associated with them had been disconnected. We had recently had a vehicle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights - very happy with the staff and lodging - this a nice, comfortable motel with reasonable prices in a good location if you like biking, hiking, fishing and walks to town for dinner. The room we were in was nicely decorated and clean. The bicycle trail (bestie valley trail) was great. I highly recommend the ride... More 

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chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Frankfort is a cute little town on the upper coast of Lake Michigan. This motel fits right in with the town. It is great to stay in a non-chain motel in a little resort area like this. The motel is old but clean and the motel is nicely decorated both inside and out. You can walk to town and there... More 

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