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Whaleback Inn

1757 N. Manitou Trail, M-22, Leland, MI 49654
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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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Tammie and Scott are great hosts. A lovely place to stay. Great breakfast. Property is beautifully maintained and very clean. Great find as we were wandering through Michigan. Definitely would like to come back!

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Detroit, Michigan
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105 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Perfect view. Just stayed here for a wedding. I was very impressed. The view, the service, everything. The owners were easy to work with. They have a great breakfast and community room. You can walk down to the water and take in the view, or you can have a seat on the massive porch and look at the view. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a newly remodeled cottage suite with small kitchen, separate bedroom and wood burning fireplace. Loved it. Continental breakfast each morning on the wraparound porch with great view. Owners were helpful. Location. Good. Close to Fishtown, dunes, etc.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I just spent the weekend in this lovely Inn. Scott and Tammy are wonderful hosts. The room I had was one of the very few without a view, which I knew going in and that was fine because all I had to do was open my door and enjoy the location. Everything was very clean and the bed was comfortable.... More

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We spent this past weekend in one of the mini cottages with a wood burning fireplace! We enjoyed cycling in the morning, wine and color touring all afternoon, then we came home to this comfortable, quiet and clean "apartment". We only spent the weekend, but you could easily live here for a week or more. The amenities were all we... More

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stopped for one night outside Leland at this wonderful B&B. We found it to be so very pretty.., situated on Lake Lelanau. It has a woodsy atmosphere and is very clean and comfortable. Our hosts Scott & Tammy, are accommodating and friendly. We would return again if we are in the area. Thanks for the hospitality

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Grapevine, Texas
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13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights in September as our base to see the northern MI area. A very nice property with pleasant innkeepers. We enjoyed and appreciated the free breakfast and coffee each morning. Our only ding was the proximity to the road and the associated road noise, it was too loud to enjoy wine on the central lawn or... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I stayed here with my husband for one night on our way home from visiting family in Harbor Springs. We got here just before sunset so did not get to spend time enjoying the views of the lake from the front porch of the house or front lawn. But we did meet the owner and she was very helpful and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

First visit to northern Michigan. Wanted to be near Sleeping Bear Dunes State Park. Found this inn on the Internet and were very happy. It has a lovely porch overlooking Lake Lelenau. We stayed in a cottage with one bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room as well as a kitchenette. No lake view but the rooms were... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Booked a last minute getaway to Leland, and from the conversation to book our room through our two night stay Scott and Tammy were the best host. We were very lucky a room became available, because I have to imagine this little gem is booked solid through the summer. We were in room 11, facing Lake Leelanau, two double beds,... More

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Address: 1757 N. Manitou Trail, M-22, Leland, MI 49654
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Leland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Whaleback Hotel Leland

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