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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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Novi, Mi.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed at the WHALEBACK for 3 glorious days at the end of August (friend's daughter got married in town.) LOVED THE WHALEBACK! Owners Scott &Tammy do an amazing job of keeping their guests happy & comfortable. People can call it a B&B- but I'll call it a Lodge, cuz I'm not a fan of B&Bs. This place rocks! Clean,comfortable,cozy,... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A beautiful place to stay. So convenient to many places. Great views of Lake Leelenau. Rooms were nicely appointed and breakfast was delicious!!' The owners were always available and very accommodating.

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midland, mi
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182 reviews 182 reviews
23 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Wife and I stayed here on a weekend. Found it to be comfortable with two queen beds and rustic decor. Everything was clean and tidy. No breakfast since we were in off season, which was disappointing, but found restaurants nearby. Good location for going to wine tasting or day trips to the dunes.

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stayed three days at this well maintained B&B. Next time we will book for longer. The room (#8) was very clean and modern. Easy access to all attractions and superb dining is a plus. The view of Lake Leeanaw at sunrise has to be seen to be appreciated. I'm

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Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The Whaleback Inn was the perfect place to stay while enjoying the Leelanau Penninsula and the Leelanau wine tour. The location is perfect and near great restaurants. We had a beautiful view of Lake Leelanau from our porch. It's close to beaches to enjoy Lake Leelanau, Lake Michigan, or the quaint towns surrounding the area. But best were the Innkeepers,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Like most places in Leland, The Whaleback is quite rustic. Think log themed rooms, with earthy tones. We met the owner, Scott, and you can tell he works hard to make your stay enjoyable. He brought us beach towels, in case we wanted to swim. The main benefits of this place: breakfast, solid wifi, location Breakfast: basic continental, but served... More 

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Macomb, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I spent two weeks in August 2014 exploring the shores of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. In the process we stayed at 7 different bed and breakfasts. The first thing I’d like to say is that it’s really hard to compare B&Bs: by their very nature they are different and often quirky. However, I’ll do my best.... More 

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Durham, NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were in awe at the beautiful setting of the Whaleback Inn! It sits atop a hill overlooking Lake Leelanau and is backed by a large wooded lot. The room was terrific - the furnishings were all log style - very clean and spacious. The Inn provided a Community Room for use 24/7 which included a large refrigerator, ice, purified... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I visited Leland for the first time for a wedding. This darling little hotel suits the town. It is as simple and peaceful as Leland. Our first thought is that it was small and I found it odd that the sink was part of the room instead of the bathroom. However, it really is cute and lovely.... More 

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Omaha, NE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were pretty happy we found this place. It was very clean with really fun rooms the kids loved. They even had a little dock we watched the 4th of July fireworks from. The family who owns it is really nice, too.

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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): $
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Whaleback Hotel Leland

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