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Chimney Corners Resort

1602 Crystal Drive, Frankfort, MI 49635
Chimney Corners Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mundelein, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friend recommended this resort to me. I went once and have been returning every summer since. (I missed one summer two years ago when my granddaughter was born. When I contacted Becky at the resort, she was very understanding and said we could miss a year and still come back to the same place the next year.) Speaking of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends of ours told my parents about Chimney Corners over a year ago. For my parent's 40th wedding anniversary, the whole family got together and stayed all over. We rented 2 rooms in the lodge and 2 cabins - 1 on the water and 1 next to the lodge. We loved everything about our stay! The accommodations were lovely and... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are happy that you and your family chose us for your reunion! Chimney Corners loves helping families get together! We hope you will return again! PS: Swimmers itch continues to be a problem for many northern Michigan lakes. Many local and state task forces are working on the issue, but Mother... More 

Chicago, Illinois
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't recommend this resort enough ways! I stayed in the West Hills Apartment 1. The two cabins at the top of the first hill, overlooking Crystal Lake, are newly furnished. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen is nicely outfitted. One of my favorite things to do is sit on the patio and look out over the blue blue... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We at Chimney Corners strive to make every guest fee comfortable and welcome. We appreciate your visit and hope to you come again soon! More 

common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has been vacationing here every year, literally since before I was born. It's a part of me. When I swim in the lake, dig my toes into the sand, rock myself in the swing or relax in an adirondack chair I feel at home. Jim and Mary have done a nice job keeping the resort old fashioned while... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review! We always appreciate great feedback from our guests. Thank you and your family for supporting Chimney Corners through so many seasons and hopefully many more to come! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my two college aged daughters to Chimney Corners Resort for a weekend in June, and had a magical time, as usual. We head back up next week with my 84 year old mom and sister. I always end up feeling as if we are headed back in time, back home when we come. It might be the rooms... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. You certainly have captured the essence of what Chimney Corners is all about. We appreciate your sharing the experience! More 

Toledo, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful vintage resort! NO need for phones, although there is free wifi. Plenty to do to keep all ages entertained. Swimming,paddleboarding, tennis, basketball, great hiking trails etc... No need to bring chairs to the beach, there are provided for you. Cooled off at night so we had a fire in the kettle down by the beach. Great food at the... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! It's always great to hear feedback from happy guests. (We love the Beef Tournedos too!) See you next year! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Stopped here to enquire about restaurant and facilities for an upcoming wedding. The staff member could not have been more rude to us. Her dialog was curt, disinterested and completely inappropriate for a person in the service industry. Every question I had was met with"you can find that answer on our website". "Quaint"doesn't go far for us unless it is... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Dear Leslie, We are so sorry for your recent experience. We continually strive for positive customer service in all requests, so we are sadly disappointed to hear your comments. Please know that we are taking steps to deal with this situation. If there is anything we can do to revise your opinion of us, please let us know. We appreciate... More 

West Lafayette, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Chimney Corners Resort is 3rd generation family run establishment. It is steeped with history and character. The owners have maintained the "original" ambiance so you must not expect modern day conveniences. Our room was comfortable without TV, radio, clock, hairdryer and smoke detectors. We did have to hang a towel over the door window for privacy/no curtain. The room was... More 

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Lisa S, General Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Chimney Corners. We are always grateful for feedback that will help us to improve future visits. We are glad that you found our vintage accommodations to your liking. We at Chimney Corners strive to make all of our guests feel at home. We hope you will consider visiting us in the summer months sometime... More 

mid-Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had an absolutely splendid stay here. Our cottage, which is built right into a bluff overlooking Crystal Lake, was like a cute little hobbit house -- nicely appointed, gas fireplace, warm and cozy on chilly autumn days. Since it was the off season we didn't get to experience the resort's famous Friday night dinner or midweek barbecue, but we... More 

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Lisa S, General Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can join us for a summer visit when we are at full operation. More 

East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Don't go to Chimney Corners expecting frills and modern luxury. Go for an old fashioned, family run rustically charming, casual, and peace-filled vacation of sun, cook outs, great food, caring staff, clean comfort in a historically and beautiful setting overlooking Crystal Lake and a hop, skip and jump from Lake Michigan and Sleeping Bear Dunes. No fancy dress required (although... More 

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Lisa S, Manager at Chimney Corners Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Although we are "vintage" and our accommodations are somewhat older, we strive to provide the highest standards of cleanliness, and services for our guests. We hope you will choose to visit us again! More 

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