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Sleeping Bear Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   231 Main Street, Frankfort, MI 49635
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Frankfort
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
jeannie0613 Flushing, Michigan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Flushing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My Finacee and I just returned home from a wonderful romantic getaway at the Sleeping Bear Inn. Everything was perfect. Strawberries, wine, just a romantic feel from the moment we arrived. We were scheduled to leave Friday afternoon but this crazy winter we are having held up our departure and I was alittle worried to head out our daughter was... More

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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My husband and I were married here (it was called the Betsie Bay Inn at the time, and my mother had dinner there numerous times years ago when it was the Frankfort Hotel) in September 2009. Extremely charming, quaint town and my family and I reserved every room in the place for our intimate and romantic wedding weekend. Leslie Perkins... More

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Elkton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My friend and I stayed here October 5 before running the Sleeping Bear Marathon in Empire on October 6 and the staff was wonderful about letting us check out late to come back and shower. Very friendly, warm environment, great food and drinks. Thank you so much for the wonderful weekend! Gorgeous and would recommend it to everyone!

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Naperville, IL 60563
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed here for two nights for a trip headed to Mackinac Island. This is a great location in town and walking distance to the water. The rate was reasonable. The room we had was one of the smaller queen bed rooms and was average. A bit older and could use some work. They have a very convenient restaurant attached... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

25 years ago we came here on our honeymoon. At that time this Inn was the Frankfort Hotel & we had a wonderful stay. It has definitely gone downhill under the current ownership. When our room was supposedly cleaned they left washcloths on the floor and wet towels. They didn't even replace the shower soap that was in little pieces.... More

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Lake Orion, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Very clean, nicely done room with hairdryer, coffeemaker. This hotel is a jewel. It has a long interesting history, that the staff is happy to share if asked. Standing in the front of the hotel and looking to the right, Lake Michigan is beautifully visible only a block away! The manager is professional and accommodating as is the rest of... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had rented a home in Traverse City that turned out to be a flea bag place. We scurried to fine a place to stay for a few days.. We discovered Frankfort because of the Point Betsie Lighthouse and decided to explore the town. Frankfort is a hidden gem. This charming Inn gave us a place to stay for a... More

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Neenah, WI
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Very nice helpful staff makes you feel at home. Two blocks from beach and right on main street. Good menu and again the staff is wonderful. We had a large bath with walk in shower, The room had an alcove with a whirlpool and a sauna. We heard there was a two story room. Down town is full of stores,... More

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Michigan, USA
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10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I'm struggling on how to write this review, and I write quite a few. This is our 3rd trip to Frankfort, but our first in the Sleeping Bear Inn. This Inn is set up like a B&B, without the breakfast. Each room is individually decorated. The Inn is old which makes it charming. The restaurant on the first floor is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This place would be what you would expect for$69, but they charged twice that amount. The exterior, as well as the lobby appear charming. The staff was friendly. The room was clean and quiet, but small and cheaply renovated and decorated. The bathroom was so small that you couldn't turn around with the door closed. The promised Wi-Fi only worked... More

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Also Known As:
Betsie Bay Hotel Frankfort
Betsie Bay Hotel
Betsie Bay Frankfort
Address: 231 Main Street, Frankfort, MI 49635
Location: United States > Michigan > Benzie County > Frankfort
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Frankfort
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Hotel Class:3 star — Sleeping Bear Inn 3*
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