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Birchwood Inn

2.0 of 5 7291 South Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It's not a chain, it's not brand new, it's not pretentious, it's neither slick or fancy, but these are qualities I try to avoid in a hotel, so in that sense the Birchwood Inn is, from my standpoint, just right. The staff are very helpful, friendly, and capable. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, each one has its own little... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My friends and I just finished a painting workshop this week. The owners, staff and facilities were great. The staff went out of their way to help us with what ever we required.The rooms are nostalgic and extremely clean. They also have a heated pool.The breakfast had eggs, rolls, bagels, coffee and juice. The location is beautiful surrounded by horse... More 

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Kent City
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We love traveling to beautiful northern Michigan and have stayed at numerous B&Bs and chain hotels. This rustic and unassuming hotel made out trip so much more enjoyable. Why? The cost was so reasonable that we had more money budgeted for some of the many more opportunities that the area offers! It was fun coming home with homemade mustards, beef... More 

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Holland, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were looking forward to three nights at this Inn. We were disappointed with the mattress (the kind you both roll into the middle and end up holding on to the sides), the pillows seemed as if they were filled with rolled socks. the toilet barely flushed, the tub was dirty, "breakfast" uneatable- with the cheapest coffee and stale bagels.... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I've stayed at the Birchwood Inn several times; in both the summer and winter. And I've read the reviews; both positive and negative. So let me sum it up this way. If you're looking for a shiny new resort with all the finest finishes and latest 'up north' decorating fashion, then you will probably be disappointed with the Birchwood Inn.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The Birchwood Inn has just what you want in a family-friendly motor lodge -- clean, comfortable rooms; a we-love-pets attitude; lots of knotty pine and board games in the great room; and a restful setting overlooking Lake Michigan and horse pastures. Sure, it's a little dated and could use some freshening here and there, but it's not the place to... More 

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Tecumseh, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My husband and I stayed at The Birchwood Inn on October 13-14. Their rates are reasonable and the room was everything we hoped for; super clean, retro style décor, friendly staff, quiet and close to The Tunnel of Trees. It was an amazing getaway and brought us back in time.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Plenty of charm for the price...just love the area and this makes it affordable ....would definitely return...all the rooms are equally quiet off any road noise.....so much beauty to explore in the area

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91 reviews 91 reviews
46 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Birchwood Inn Harbor Springs is a dated, but clean establishment. It is probably the best value for the Petoskey area. If you are expecting an updated hotel, this isn't for you. However, this old inn is a classic, with a beautiful "sitting area" reminiscent of an old ski lodge. The inn offered a basic continental breakfast consisting of toast,... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We loved our stay at the Birchwood Inn. It is a 'golden oldie'.......... we loved that the sliding windows in the room. We loved the decor in the room-- rustic/lodge look. Our room was immaculately clean! Spotless!!! We loved the open windows at both ends of the room that allowed for the fresh air to flow through. The beds were... More 

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Address: 7291 South Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
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Location: United States > Michigan > Harbor Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Birchwood Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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