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Thunder Bay Resort

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27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746
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Thunder Bay Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Hillman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Taylor, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Thunder Bay Resort for the weekend. We arrived on a Friday night and had dinner in the restaurant at the resort. Afterward we both agreed that we should have gone to Alpena for dinner. The food was definitely lacking. My suggestion would be to shrink the menu ( it had many selections) and have... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as a part of our Honeymoon--Oct 2014. We did do the Dinner and Wagon Ride which was Fun and a Great experience and very informing. We saw about 20 elk during the ride through the woods--took lots of pics. Our dinner was WONDERFUL and very filling!!! The staff was great also. The room was very roomy and... More

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Bay City, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great over night stay at Thunder Bay Resort in Hillman, MI! I came here looking to book a future event on the property and was pleasantly surprised at what they have to offer. My associate and I stayed in one of the one bedroom suites. Very large rooms and nice view from the deck. We participated in the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to Hillman for years, usually camp at Emerick or stay at local motel in town. Decided to try a night in a suite here, and it far exceeded expectations. I don't know where people get the idea this place is "dated" or dirty or whatever. Our room was huge, clean, quiet, and for $99 an absolute steal.... More

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southgate
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

stayed in the cabins. we were very impressed by how gorgeous our suite was! we had the bedroom that was divided by a kitchen area and then a living room. there were 2 queen sized beds in the bed room, a large sofa sleeper and Murphy bed in the living room. ate at the restaurant on the grounds. food was... More

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Morganfield
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stayed at this resort overnight while on a bus tour to Mackinac Island.. The hospitality of the owner and staff was excellent.. The meal served in the cabin was wonderful. We went on the carriage ride to view the elk and our guide Jack was very informative and interesting. The room had a sleeping area, a small kitchen area with... More

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stayed in the RV part of this resort. Hook up facilities were first rate. Played golf-course was challenging and in great shape. Kudos to the owners. We went on the carriage ride and had dinner following. Well worth the money. It is really a down home friendly place. I would gladly return.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stayed at this resort via a bus tour group on our way to Mackinac Island....essentially this is a family owned facility that includes a golf course, game reserve, and lodging. Upon arrival we were given the keys to our room (more like a suite) and staff promptly delivered luggage. Room had living room/kitchen with bathroom and separate bed room with... More

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JackMatthiasTBResort, Owner at Thunder Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank-you Linda It's really nice to get high marks from someone who travels a lot and has done a number of reviews. More

Brecksville, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Just returned from Thunder Bay Resort. Lovely family-owned resort with hands-on operations. Accommodations are large, clean, comfortable and overlooking the 18 hole golf course. Included in our package was accommodations, a carriage ride through their private elk preserve with lots of viewing of elk in their natural habitat. We stopped at the resort's lovely lodge where the owners prepared a... More

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JackMatthiasTBResort, Owner at Thunder Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for the nice review. Our Elk Viewing, Carriage Ride Dinner and Wine Tasting is very unique - nothing else quite like it that we are aware of East of the Rockies. We are fortunate to have wonderful staff and we all try very hard to make sure our guests enjoy their stay. More

Chesterfield, Michigan
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I just stayed at Thunder Bay resort this past weekend with 9 other couples. The golf staff was pleasant and I enjoyed playing the course (except for my putting). However, the hotel staff and more specifically, the management was not very friendly or accomidating. After arriving late from a day of golf, dinner, etc... we went to... More

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JackMatthiasTBResort, Owner at Thunder Bay Resort, responded to this review

I have been fully informed about this guest's behaviors and demands. One of the very few draw backs of "Trip Advisor" is that a very small percentage of guests will use the threat of writing a bad review to get a free stay. His group had been partying and drinking - which is fine and part of the reason you... More

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Address: 27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746
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Location: United States > Michigan > Hillman
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Thunder Bay Hotel Hillman
Thunder Bay Resort Michigan/Hillman

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