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Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan

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4990 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fenton, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled from Fenton, Mi. ( Abt 2.5 hours from Silver Lake to Houghton Lake)..My wife and I were greeted by Samantha (my wife has a knack for remembering names)..As we arrived at the hotel on empty (our car and our energy level) we were greeted in the parking lot by an employee in uniform with a smile (we travel... More 

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review about your experience at our hotel. I am very pleased to know you were happy with your decision to stay with us, but even more excited to have you return during your next trip to see your family. Also thank you very much for the heartwarming personal mention, like your... More 

Rockford, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We arrived early and were instantly told our room was not ready, which was fine, just kinda rude of the person behind the counter. Room was great, 4th floor, facing parking lot with balcony. Hot tub was nice, plenty of hot water!

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with us your experience at the Beachfront Hotel for your Valentine's Day getaway. While we strive to allow guests to check into their rooms early if they are available, there are some instances when this exception can not be offered prior to our guaranteed check in. We do greatly appreciate your patience and understanding of this... More 

Redford mi.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nice,clean, quite place to stay. Would like to return during boating season as hotel has own dock & there is a boat launch down the street. Worth dragging a boat up to on our next fall color/lighthouse cruise.

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review about your stay with us. We are glad you were pleased with your visit and do hope that you decide to return with your boat. Our 14-section private dock provides plenty of space for boat parking and with our covered bbq area and beach bonfires, we are sure you will love your return this... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stayed here while visiting friends, although off-season it was extremely quiet. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Views of Houghton Lake were very nice. Pool area was kept up well. Standard Continental breakfast. Will definitely stay again.

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay while visiting Houghton Lake, and hope to see you again in the future. Thanks for the new posted pics too! More 

Prudenville, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We checked into a jacuzzi room. The jacuzzi tub is small and the toilet is right on top of it! There's NO privacy between them..We were not in the room but ten minutes. We asked to get our money back politely to a woman and said it wasn't going to work for us. She called Melissa over who checked us... More 

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I do greatly apologize for your stay not being as great as you would have expected it to have been. While I do understand your disappointment in the decision my staff member was required to make, hotel policy was expected to be followed in this situation. Had your room preference... More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I drove up to Houghton Lake without having a hotel reservation. I checked out a few places and wasn't very impressed. The minute I drove up to Beachfront, I was immediately impressed. There was the lake right behind the hotel and it looked very clean on the outside. I went in to ask about a room and was shown a... More 

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us what you thought about our hotel. It's always a pleasure informing each department their hard work was mentioned in a guest's review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your recommendations. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Zionsville, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a nice hotel, but it seems a little tired after a summer of occupancy and it seemed a little overpriced for what you get, but we were traveling during a peak week. (Then see note below *** about waterfowl hunting.) The positive is the location is beautiful, the hotel is clean and comfortable. The breakfast is standard fair,... More 

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The experiences you described are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your stay was unsatisfactory. Your feedback was shared with our team, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back and exceed your expectations during your next... More 

Pinckney, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had the responsibility to book a hotel for 8 guys coming to Houghton for a golf weekend, this hotel was recommended to me and was a great choice. The hotel is clean, in the middle of restaurants and the view of the lake is great. Being guys on a golf weekend we did not need much other than a... More 

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beachfronthl, General Manager at Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! It was our pleasure assisting in the planning of your golf group's annual trip to Houghton Lake. We have partnered with some of the best golf courses in northern Michigan to provide a comfortable and relaxing nights rest after a long day on the greens. It was good to hear you enjoyed the hot... More 

Donora, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had an awesome time visiting my daughter. The hotel staff were always nice and professional, and attentive to all of our needs. The hotel was clean, the room was well placed. We were facing the water and the balcony was a great place to be in the daytime. We got to see a bald eagle that was straight out... More 

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Mason, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed at the Beachfront over Labor Day Weekend. This is a great place as long as you get a beach front view. The pool is rather dark and musty smelling. The rooms are clean and updated with a microwave and a mini-fridge. You can't ask for a better view of Houghton Lake. The beach is nice as long as you... More 

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