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Whaleback Inn

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1757 N. Manitou Trail, M-22, Leland, MI 49654
Whaleback Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to go to Leland at the very last minute and everything was booked. Thank goodness this place had an opening. We stayed in a cottage suite at the back of the property. It was extremely clean and close to Leland, but not in the hustle and bustle of the town. The owners are very friendly and offer a... More 

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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing Inn!!! Stayed here twice and can't wait to go back. Beautiful front yard with great view. Owners are so friendly and down to earth. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Perfect location to visit wineries and Leland.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely setting in a beautiful area. We stayed for one night to celebrate our anniversary, and loved it, even with the clouds and low temperatures. The flowers and outside seating areas were perfect. We could have stayed for days! The room overlooked Lake Leelanau, and was spacious and extremely clean. We had a nice chat with Tammie about... More 

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Ohio
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed June 30-July 4, 2015; Room #23 with view of Lake Leelanau, double queen room. It was quite spacious for the two of us. I appreciate that the sink was separate from the shower/commode area. Includes a nice little fridge that kept ice frozen, and drinks cold. The property is old, but the innkeepers have made many improvements, modernizations,... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was just perfect, I can't say enough about it. Tammie & Scott are real people and wonderful host/hostess that we have ever experienced! The cottage was very clean, fresh linens every day which was a bonus. There was not one thing that was missing for our wants and needs. It was our 25th anniversary and when we got... More 

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Navarre, OH
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scott and Tammy, the owners of the whaleback inn were wonderful hosts. The room we stayed in was the king size bed with whirlpool tub and panoramic views of lake leelanau. We travel a lot, and the room was as clean and well designed as we have had. Stayed for a weekend and the bed was so comfortable I didn't... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good experience in nice clean room. Scott and Tammie are very helpful and friendly! Breakfast was excellent and well done. Highly recommend as a launching pad for exploring Lealanau county. Be careful with the driveway. Somewhat blind leaving

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Wabash, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at how nice the Inn was. Felt more like a B&B than a place to stay. The staff were so friendly. We would recommend anyone wanting a nice getaway place to stay to give the Inn a try.

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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Tammie and Scott were fabulous hosts in what feels very much like a B&B. Breakfasts are on the large front porch on top of a hill overlooking Lake Leelanau. We stayed in the King Lakeview Room and woke to a sunrise every morning. This place is top-notch.

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Dearborn, MI
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stayed 2 nights last week (Sun. May 10 and Mon. May 11). We were the only occupants since it's off season but the owners were very accommodating and friendly. The room was small but clean and neat with a nice view (excellent shower). Wireless worked great (nice to sit on on the deck and look at the lake while working).... More 

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