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The Homestead

1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Supposedly one of Michigan's best destinations, The Homestead was found lacking in the housekeeping area. The linens were not changed from the previous guests: one bed had hair on the sheets, the other bed had a booger stuck to the sheet. The coffee maker didn't work and unfortunately the hair dryer didn't either. The location of this resort is in... More 

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Lake City, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the view from the hill was worth the trip, the staff at Beppi's very friendly, and the staff everywhere on the property was happy and upbeat. the rooms were more than adequate for a ski weekend with kids but we were no in our rooms much. the property is very nice.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have stayed at the Homestead several times over the last several years. Every time it seems to be less and less of a place to stay. Rooms are out of date, restaurant service is mediocre and just not a pleasant expereince.

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Pinckney, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This getaway was for our whole family to be together up north for a few days before Christmas. We had heard wonderful things about The Homestead but we were quite disappointed with our stay. I thought there would be a number of activities going on at this time since kids were out of school - WRONG! Nothing going on at... More 

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

I'm sorry to hear that you were not properly informed of the resort's operating schedule during the pre-season periods before Christmas. We typically open for skiing with all restaurants and shops on property available at that time. We are pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy the surrounding towns and do hope you would reconsider giving us another... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This was our second stay at The Homestead. Both times we have been there in the late fall and it is very quiet at the resort. The prices are also very affordable this time of year. We stayed in Fiddler's Pond and our rooms were big, comfortable and clean. Beds are great, room had a fireplace and mini-fridge and we... More 

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

Thank you for your review of your stay. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the property during a quiet time of the year and the surrounding area. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Old furnishings, broken bathroom tile, poor amenities in room. LOUD noise all night kept us from sleeping well despite our close proximity to the office. The staff gave a very insincere apology for our poor stay, but no other reconciliation. I have had better stays at many other hotels with better prices. This place is not worth the hype.

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Stratford, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Excellent resort layout. Overall timeshare feel. Beautiful views, great pools. Wish there was a greater variety of food on-site, and a better stocked store for food and supplies. Town of Glen Arbor has a ton of great food and shopping. Would probably rent something in town if I were to head back to Glen Arbor again. Overall, I feel about... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed at The Homestead in a two bedroom unit in "Stony Brook Lodge." The views were spectacular. The pool deck offered exceptional sunset views of the bay. The unit itself was dated- furniture and bathroom could use a refresh. The resort property as a whole is gorgeous, but dated! This isn't really a "full service" resort, so we didn't... More 

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saginaw mi
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have heard so much about The Homestead....oh, were we disappointed. We stayed at 'The Inn' and the rooms are a good size but very dated. They need new linens and furniture. The bathroom is very tired. Great views and location and we love the fireplace in the room but we think we will try to rent one of their... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Beautiful venue for our daughters upcoming wedding! The staff was amazing-helpful, courteous and accommodating. Our suite at the Inn was large and beautifully appointed with a coastal theme. It had everything we needed for a comfortable stay right on the shore of Lake Michigan! Looking forward to our daughters wedding in this lovely place a year from now.

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Address: 1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
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Number of rooms: 197
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The Homestead Hotel Glen Arbor
Homestead Glen Arbor
Homestead Hotel Glen Arbor
The Homestead Michigan/Glen Arbor

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