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American Oak Resort

112 Jefferson, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
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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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Dearborn, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Art and Joanna are great people to deal with. They rented us 4 Wheelers for our weekend getaway, when my son ran the 4 wheeler into a tree, their concern was for him and not the machine. Rather than raking us over the coals, Art allowed us to fix the machine at a huge discount as we have mechanical experience... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and four of my friends stayed in cabin #6 Aug 7-9, 2015. Entering cabin #6 was our first disappointment. Although the website accurately describes and shows photos of the cabin, we were shocked how tiny it was in-person. And to be honest we didn't study the floor plan ahead of time, lesson learned. We were told it can sleep... More 

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awjens, Guest Relations Manager at American Oak Resort, responded to this review

The guest that wrote this review booked almost 10 months in advance giving him plenty of time to review all information provided to him, to look at pictures of our cabins and chalets provided online at both our website and our Facebook page, to email or phone with any concerns or to express them during more than one telephone conversation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I rented 2 wave runners on a very busy weekend(Bud Bash) despite the fact that they were clearly very busy they were extremely professional, friendly and thorough in explaining the use and rules of the jet skis. Upon return we were asked multiple times if we had, had a good time, and also thanked for returning the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very accommodating when scheduling wave runner rentals. Not like other places we tried that were booked days in advance. They had a lot of irons in the fire with their cottage rentals, but who's in a rush when on vacation anyway? Changing facilities available and the wave runner equipment appeared to be new. Highly recommended.

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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I trailered our ATVs here for a few days. We rented a nice rustic cabin, had a flat screen tv, full kitchen and bath. The cabin was very clean and does not allow smoking inside, which is awesome! The cabins are nestled in a grove of trees, a short walk from the lake. We were greeted by... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We rented a pontoon boat. It certainly wasn't new. The canopy was not stock to the boat and was bouncing around a little and one of the cords had dry rot on it and broke. The controls were very worn. The radio was disconnected. They felt we bent the prop., maybe we did maybe we didn't but there was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stayed at American Oaks Resort with my teenage son and two of his friends. We had a great time. Joann who runs the front desk and reservations was great and very helpful when we had questions as to were to eat or go shopping. We had one of our wave runners take on water and was not sure what to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

American oak resort was a great little getaway for the family. The perfect location to see and do everything. So nice that they allow responsible pet owners to bring the whole family, plus the price is affordable.

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Milford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I wanted to take my son for a weekend up north as a gift for his 18th birthday. Intended to rent a couple ATV's and this place fit the bill perfectly, at least on paper. Was a bit leery as I hadn't been in this exact area, but in talking with Joanna during reservation process, my concerns were calmed. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My husband and I were looking for a cute, cozy, and quiet little cabin in northern Michigan to celebrate our anniversary and that is exactly what we found here. We were greeted by Joanna and she was so sweet, always making sure we were comfortable and having a good time. We took our four wheelers with us to go on... More 

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