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The Homestead

1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great couple of nights at the Homestead, make sure to do the Wine Tour - Shuttle driver Scott is the best! The spa has a great staff that is efficient, professional, and accommodating. Bree at the front desk went above and beyond for our trip, and we will be back!

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Midwest
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has been ruined by too much publicity attracting hoards of tourists, higher-than-ever prices, and indifferent employees. Visiting the week after Labor Day, we found it less crowded, but the resort was barely operating. "Reception" was cold, front-desk staff ill-informed and inflexible. Staff, hours for services and recreation had been severely cut back, information (except restaurant info) was not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds on this resort is gorgeous. Our reservations were for Fiddlers Pond -- a little pricey for such a small room after Labor Day. Typical room: 2 beds, chairs, small fridge. Bath rather small. However, we got an upgrade to a vacation house. We had a request to stay near another family. Since their room was being renovated, they... More

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to the resort and that the upgrade worked well for your party. We hope to see you again soon. Adriene More

Jackson, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Homestead is an upscale resort consisting of hotel rooms, condos and homes near Glen Arbor, Michigan in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. It's a large development but it's spread out enough that it doesn't seem too crowded. There is a ski hill and several restaurants on-site. There is a par three golf course on-site and... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Fidler's Inn at the homestead 1 weekend prior to Labor day. The property and the room were nice but the resort was poorly staffed due to staff returning to school. We expected more given the high price of the room.

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and review. We strive to adequately staff and train our associates to provide the high level of service our guests desire and deserve. On behalf of all of us, I apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We continue to seek alternatives for our challenging labor market such as coop programs. We hope... More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the hotel rooms (vs. the condos). We stayed in Little Belle. It was comfortable, nice jacuzzi tub and the staff was friendly. The room was a junior suite so it had a separate living area and was decent sized. However, the shower, although updated, was tiny. You could barely turn around or even get out... More

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TheHomesteadMI, Public Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments on your recent visit to The Homestead. We are glad that you enjoyed the amenities of the resort and accommodation and hope to have your as our guest again in the future. More

Canton, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Glean Arbor and Sleeping Bear dunes area of MI. The Homestead Resort's location just outside Glen Arbor makes this for a perfect spot. Unless you book a B&B, there is no better place to stay in the area. Service, while unremarkable, was good.

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TheHomesteadMI, Front Office Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay. We are glad that you enjoyed the area and the resort and appreciate your comments regarding service as we continually strive to improve and train our associates. More

Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter loved this room! We were in 51 at Fiddler's Pond, and we had a small patio that backed up to the stream. We were very close to the town center with the restaurants a 2 minute walk away. We would just walk out our back door to go to breakfast and dinner. Had we not made plans with... More

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

We appreciate your constructive comments about Beppi's and apologize for the delay that you experienced. Providing some snacks and activities would certainly help if there are delays. It is great, however, to hear that you and your family enjoyed the Fiddler's Pond room, amenities and location. We hope to have the opportunity to have you as our guest again in... More

Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the resort a number of times and enjoyed our stays up until now. Up to this point I would given my stays here a "4". This time we are in a first floor end unit room without a view. Other than new chairs, there is nothing redeeming about this room, it's very spartan and unwelcoming. Such... More

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TheHomesteadMI, Guest Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the rooms and your preferred choice for Fiddler's Pond. It is true, some units have a door to a balcony or terrace, others do not. We're happy to help you with those requests through our reservations office. We hope you were able to enjoy the rest of your visit and apologize that we... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Glen Arbor and the entire area- 5th stay here- and location can't be beat! Loved the room, view and fireplace! Visited all 3 pools and played golf at mountain flowers- the perfect spot as a base camp for the beautiful area!

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TheHomesteadMI, Director of Sales at The Homestead, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed another visit to Glen Arbor and The Homestead. We'll be sure to pass along your comments and look forward to having you as our guest again. Jamie More

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Address: 1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 197
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