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Lighthouse Motel

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710 West Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431
Lighthouse Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I chose The Lighthouse Motel in Ludington for a recent autumn weekend getaway, based on it's tripadvisor rating and was not disappointed. This is your basic sixties/seventies era tourist motel, but lovingly maintained and managed. You won't find a gameroom or vending machine, or indoor pool here, but you will find cleanliness, comfort, and value. The entire property is immaculate.... More 

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Midland, Michigan, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Enjoyed a recent multi-night stay at this small motel in Ludington, very conveniently located to the beach (2 blocks) and downtown dining/shopping (3-4 blocks). My room was relatively modest but very clean and comfortable. Amenities included microwave, refrigerator, cable TV, and free wi-fi. Staff were very friendly as well. I would definitely stay at the Lighthouse Motel again on a... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I really wanted to give this motel a higher rating because it does appear clean and a very good location but when I went to bed, low and behold, sand in the sheets and I didn't go to the beach. I guess I would stay here again but check the bed out before its too late to contact the staff.

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Jill M, Owner at Lighthouse Motel, responded to this review

We strive to keep our motel the absolute cleanest facility possible and can only guess that sand would have been an accidental occurrence after check-in as the rooms are always made up with freshly laundered sheets and bedding prior to customer check-in. We have a doorbell and are available to all our guests even when the office is closed for... More 

Galena, Ohio, United States
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108 reviews 108 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

There is a new owner since we were last there. (I believe the new owner has been there 2 yrs.) She has done a lot of updating to the motel and it looks great. The rooms are fresh and clean and you can walk everywhere from here. Only one block from the water where you can watch the Badger come... More 

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Jenison, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is the place to stay in Ludington. Jill is the best hostess and the workers are great, very friendly people. only place I will stay in Ludington.Clean and decorated beautiful. you can walk to the beach and downtown.

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colorado springs
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Most places along the water in Michigan require a 2 night stay. The Lighthouse Motel didnt and that was a bonus for my sisters and I who were only visiting Ludington for one night. Our room was decorated in a really cute nautical theme. 2 queen beds, a mini fridge, and microwave. We were one block from the lake and... More 

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Newaygo, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a beautiful, clean, quaint Motel located within easy walking distance of downtown, the boat docks, and the beach area. You can park your car when you arrive and not get back in it until your trip is over if you so choose! We expect to be back for another stay in October!

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Manistee
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Our room was so cute, love the decorations and so many special touches! Perfect location, walking distance from the beaches, lighthouse and downtown. Very clean rooms, and all of the staff we encountered was friendly and helpful. I checked out some of the other rooms, and they are all unique and quaint. Their decorator really knows cottage style. Wish we... More 

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Union City
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Let me start from the beginning. My mother booked 2 rooms, 4 people per room for my sisters birthday the weekend of July 26th. We have been coming to Ludington every summer since I can remember and Aleigha decided this would be a great place to spend her 21st birthday. The rooms were booked back in May. We were so... More 

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Jill M, Owner at Lighthouse Motel, responded to this review

These visitors to our motel were courteous and friendly when checking in that afternoon and caused no trouble and seemed well behaved until the bars began closing. Around 1:30 we began hearing loud voices coming from the front building of the motel and after checking we found part of the group on the upper deck outside their rooms drinking, smoking... More 

Elkhart, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed a few nights during the first week of Aug. The county fair was going on at the same time. Very nice stay, clean, updated and soft beds. We had two rooms on the south side facing Ludington Ave. Right out the door and off to eat, shop or hit the beach. Everything worked well and the staff was... More 

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