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The Homestead

1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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niagarafallsny
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in the Ship Watch area on the side of the mountain with a view of the lake. Sunsets every night from our balcony. My daughters and my grandchildren and my husband had a wonderful time relaxing around the pool and walking on the beach. We even took the yoga session one morning. We had a full kitchen, washer... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Homestead for years and years, usually in the Inn or one of the condo units. We went up on short notice, and nothing was available in our usual units. We opted for a king size bedroom in Fiddler's Pond. No kitchen, etc, a very small fridge, but ok if you aren't looking for a kitchen.... More

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Naperville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 5 nights at this resort. We stayed in RidgeTop 7, a 2 bedroom condo. A bit dated but very clean and had everything we needed. We booked on line and received a call the next day to make sure we understood this unit did not have A/C and had MANY stairs leading to it but did have a... More

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

Thank you for reviewing us on your recent visit. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the unit, our amenities and location. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose The Homestead for it's location near the Sleeping Bear Dunes and it's affiliation with Manitou Passage golf course. The accommodations were comfortable for our family of four. Room amenities were adequate but the Fiddlers Pond location was superb! In the heart of the Village area- only steps away from restaurants and shopping. Special kudos to Rachel in registration for... More

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed for recent visit to The Homestead. We will be sure to share your positive comments about Rachel and Wellington as well. We hope to have you as our guest again very soon. Jamie More

st simons island, ga
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140 reviews 140 reviews
47 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for 2 nights as part of a road trip, to see Sleeping Bear Dunes and do a bit of hiking. Unless you want a motel or B&B, this may be the best option. Pluses: -Nice entry off highway, pretty good restaurants (CG's and Nonna). -Latter was excellent with very nicely priced wine list..CGs breakfast buffet at $10... More

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

Thank you for sharing your experience at The Homestead. We appreciate your candid review of the things we are doing well and the areas where some additional attention and care are needed. I will share your comments with the associates and managers responsible for those areas so that we can work to improve them immediately. We appreciate your response and... More

Arlington, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked at the last minute by calling Homestead Reservations directly. They were speedy AND offered us a rate lower that what was posted on their website. We stayed at Fiddler's Pond--kids (3 and 5) loved the streams and ponds outside our room. Lots to do there. Food was great and reasonably priced (especially the buffet at CQs--but plan to... More

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

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the accommodation, setting, pools and restaurants. We hope to see you again soon! Jamie More

London, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room: King bed, Fiddler's Pond, second floor overlooking the village. Cleanliness:
 a little run down, but clean. It was warm when we visited and were shown a room that did not have air-condition. It had a musky smell so requested a different room which turned out to be just fine. Comfort: Big bed, large room. Noise: No concerns. Service: Front... More

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

Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the accommodations, service and food. Please accept our apology for the associates at Nonna's - regardless of the time of evening you're at the restaurant, the level of service should not waiver. We'll be sure to share your comments with the Chef and Supervisor to prevent this from... More

Amherst, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not thrilled with out stay at the Homestead. We stayed in Fiddlers Pond, the room was fine and the staff was pleasant. The letdown for our family was the lack of family dining options. As a family friendly resort there is a lack of dining options. Nonnas is often mentioned but truly what kid wants to eat duck, squid or... More

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

We were pleased to hear that you enjoyed the accommodations and staff during your visit but disappointed to hear your thoughts on the dining options we offer. We try to differentiate our offerings from that of other restaurants in the region so a variety of choices are available. Beppi's our pizzeria is also a casual favorite with great pizza. We're... More

Livonia, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, it's been painful for me to read these reviews of a place I so dearly love. It's hard to understand that others do not see and share the beauty, charm, and efforts of The Homestead. We have been coming for 20 years and have stayed in many of the accommodations including hotel rooms in Fiddler's Pond and Stonybrook Lodge,... More

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

Thank you for your review and providing some additional information on the resort along with the variety of accommodations and amenities we offer. We appreciate your continued patronage and look forward to continuing to have you as our guest. Adriene More

Wayne City, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pro: wonderful location & sunsets Con: overpriced with no professional service Stayed in $300/day inn room f or 3 days. Staff forgot to clean 2 of the 3. Service is very poor for upscale resort. Better service at a motel 6. Never again & Will never ever recommend. Management should. be replaced A 20 inch tube TV in the room.... More

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TheHomesteadMI, Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

I apologize on behalf of our Accommodations department for the lack of service you received during your recent visit. If you could provide me with your dates, full name so I may follow up appropriately it would be appreciated. Chris Sutton csutton@thehomesteadresort.com More

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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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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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