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Colonial Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   210 Artesian Avenue, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013
STEVE E FORT WAYNE
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Rating summary
  • 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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FORT WAYNE
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We would give this a five star if based on our room alone. We have unit 24 in the building next to the main house. Newly redecorated and we loved the gas fireplace...kept us cozy during the chilly evening. Spacious bathroom area with separate stool/shower area. Both areas have pocket doors to separate them from the bedroom so this place... More

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Hotelman52, Owner at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Please judge us by the 5 stars this guest would give us on the room. We have finally been reclassified by Trip Advisor as a Hotel. We are not a B&B and do not offer the service that you would expect to receive in a small B&B. As a limited service 41 room hotel, we offer beautiful spacious accommodations with... More

Waterloo, Illinois
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The sign out front says, "Established 1894". So this inn has been around awhile. It's not modern as others have mentioned. But its comfortable, clean, large rooms with modern amenities and its location in a quiet neighborhood of cottages just a block from the shore make it the perfect place to stay in Northern Michigan. A short walk of a... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

If you are looking for modern amenities this is not for you. But if you like clean, spacious rooms in a quiet setting you are in for a treat. One short block to the lake. Take a stroll around the quaint neighborhood the hotel is located in. Town is less than a mile away. Our room had a king and... More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed here just for one night in August. As a family of four including teenage son and daughter, we needed essentially three beds (and our son was getting tired of uncomfortable roll-aways). They had a nice setup for us with a king room and a room with two doubles, separated by a common bathroom. Air conditioning was a bit... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I stayed in Colonial Inn for a weekend in June. We had a second floor room. The room was spacious and comfortable. However, the walls are very thin and we could hear people in the room next door. The facility is older and needs work. Their breakfasts were below average when I compare them with the breakfasts at other B&Bs... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed here for a quick four day weekend in Harbor Springs, typically we rent a home for a week. The location of the inn is great, near the water, and about 1-2 blocks from the main part of town along a safe street to walk. The rooms are good sized, holding two queen beds that are incredibly comfortable (I'ld... More

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Westerville, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

A reasonably priced hotel in walking distance of Harbor Springs (but we preferred to drive). We loved having a private balcony on the second floor. If you don't like steps, there may be a problem. The spacious bathroom sink area is separate from the shower and commode. Very comfy bed & luxurious linens, new wood flooring. For being probably over... More

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michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

stayed here for one late at the last minute. We had a change in our travel plans and found this place online and booked it over the phone. It is in a very cool old neighborhood in Harbor Springs. The main "house" is very old and full of character. The hotel that we stayed in is probably from the 50's.... More

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Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The Colonial Inn is definitely someplace I would stay again but don't expect luxury. First of all the location is great as it is the ONLY hotel in Harbor Springs-an adorable and quaint little town. You can easily walk to town from here. Also the room was spacious and pretty clean. It had a fireplace, a king bed, a fridge,... More

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DEXTER
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Stayed 5 nights in a second floor, 2 doubles, balcony room with french doors and fireplace. It was very clean, completely updated with granite counter tops, new beds, hardwood flooring, large bright windows on both sides of the room, spacious bathroom, and a very large closet. Housekeeping services were excellent, the grounds were spacious and beautiful, the pool clean, and... More

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Additional Information about Colonial Inn

Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel
Colonial Hotel Harbor Springs
Address: 210 Artesian Avenue, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Location: United States > Michigan > Harbor Springs
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Harbor Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Colonial Inn 2.5*
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