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Thunder Bay Resort

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27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As part of a Timi's Tours bus trip, we spent 2 nights at this incredible place. What a surprise! Like we were told, you can't describe the horse-drawn carriage through the elk area with a 5 course meal waiting for us at a cabin. Jack, who owns this beautiful place, has put his heart and soul into this adventure. He... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent time and good food and wine. This was our second visit and we enjoyed ourselves. The first time we did it in January with a foot of snow and we took the sleigh ride to view the elk, fantastic. This time we did the tour in a horse and carriage. Lots of fun .

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whitmore lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As always the resort and course are fantastic. New golf carts with GPS's made the golf experience even better. The course is in the best shape that I've ever seen. Been organizing a golf group of 12 to 16 golfers for over 20 years at Thunder Bay. They treat you like family which is one of the many reasons we... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled past this resort way to many times on M-32 on my way to Alpena, Michigan and decided it was time to golf it. We bought a Group Golfer and called for a room. The golf course was is very good shape, green beautiful, fairways nicely trimmed. The course is very challenging, we did better on the back... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night, and wish I would have been able to stay for more. Service was top notch. Check in was easy and efficient. I had a "standard" room - nothing surprising here. 2 beds, flat screen tv, WIFI, fridge, microware, coffee pot. Bathroom not too small, but not super big either. For 1 night this room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed here before and really liked the place. But today just set me off with a lawn mower blasting away, and it's not even 9AM. If I'm paying good money to stay someplace, they should at least show you the courtesy of not having a huge industrial sized lawn mower outside your bedroom window at 8:30 that's loud enough... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

After a 300-plus mile motorcycle ride on July 3rd, we found Thunder Bay Resort. The "room" was more like a condo. With bedroom(two queen beds) on one end and living room with fireplace, sofa, Murphy bed on the other end. We had a deck with seating over looking the golf course, we walked to the restaurant and enjoyed a great... More 

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I’ve only been to a few bed & breakfasts that offer the level of service and attention to detail that owner, Jack Mathias, of The Thunder Bay Golf & Resort in Hillman, MI offers. An overnight stay at the resort was included as part of a 4 day trip to visit Mackinac (that’s pronounced “Mackinaw”) Island. The Mackinac Island experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Feels like home. As I sit in the Deluxe suite right now, I feel like I want to be here every night to retire after a long day of work or play. By far the best hotel room in Northeastern michigan. It's big enough to have the kids sleep in a seperare room while we have a kitchen and living... More 

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was pretty nippy (below zero) the night we went on the sleigh ride, but we were kept warm by sitting on a wool blanket and having one thrown over our laps (both provided by the resort). This trip was so worthwhile because it's rare to do this kind of thing without having to go out West. We've done a... More 

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