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Jolli Lodge

29 N. Manitou Trail, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653
Jolli Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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birmingham, michigan
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Have been going here on and off for the last 25 or so years. Have always stayed at the Lodge. Yes it's old. No, it does not provide Wi-fi, room service or air conditioning.....but you stay here for the unparalleled view of Lake Michigan. Greg, the owner, is terrific. When we arrive, we always tell him "we're home"!! Two miles... More 

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Galena, Ohio
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stayed at the Jolli-Lodge almost every summer from 1990-2011. In the beginning, we were totally in love with this facility. The setting is gorgeous. The beach and Good Harbor Bay are awesome. Access to kayaks, canoes, innertubes and other water sports equipment is great. We have stayed in the following accommodations: Lakeview, Hilltop House, South Beach and Grace House... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Ever since stumbling on the Jolli Lodge almost 10 years ago, we come back and back and back every year baring something unforeseen in our schedule or theirs. This is not the Ritz with room service, it is a tremendous Lodge with real people and we totally feel as if we have found our relaxation sanctuary.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Jolii Lodge is truly a unique experience! Low key, low cost and very comfortable. We felt as if we were staying at a relative's home rather than a hotel. The sunsets are breathtaking. Amenities abound - kayaks, paddle board, pedal boat, Hobie cat, bicycles, zip line, beach chairs, tennis court. I wish we'd had more time to spend here. This... More 

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Farmington, Michigan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Wonderful opportunity to visit. It defines vintage. Quiet. Ideal for someone who wishes to unplug although wifi is available in the lodge. Enough beach to walk. Not air-conditioned but steady Lake Michigan breezes keep you cool.

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107 reviews 107 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Just returned from a wonderful family vacation on Lake Michigan at the Jolli Lodge. In this case, the location really made the vacation great! There were 22 of us staying in 4 apartments/lodges and two rooms in the main lodge. The setting couldn't have been more spectacular with over 700 feet of shore line fronting the lodge. There are beach... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Last summer marked our family's 26th consecutive summer visit to the Jolli Lodge. As in the past, both of our grown children made the trip even though our son lives in Europe. In addition to our son, his fiance who is from Brazil also joined us. To say that we love this place is an understatement - it has meant... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Stayed here for a weekend with the girls (6). We had two adjoining apartments with lots of room for all of us. We each had our own bedroom, and, with two baths, living rooms, and kitchens, there was room enough to do whatever you wanted. Granted we were gone during the day and at night we hung out together in... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

While my husband and I have travelled to Leelanau County for years, this was our first time to Jolli Lodge, and I was a bit nervous based on the mixed reviews here. Now that it's all said and done, I have to say - we loved it and would do it again! It really comes down to the type of... More 

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Milan, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is probably the 5th or 6th time we have been to the Jolli lodge. I so enjoy this environment. The Lodge is situated on the lake at the base of a bluff which you cant see from the road. There are several buildings on the property. The room I am staying in currently was also occupied by J. Harrison... More 

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