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Stearns Motor Inn

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212 E. Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431-2119
Stearns Motor Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love staying here. It is located downtown so it's close to lots of great restaurants and live entertainment. The hotel also has a nightclub called "The Tiki." Great way to end the night! Lots of fun dancing and excellent prices on drinks. Love the tiki decor. Even if you don't dance, you can enjoy yourself by watching the music... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They tell you the music from the tiki bar can be heard until 2 am. What they don't tell you is that the room your booking is notorious for excessive noise. We were put in the corner suite on the third floor. Heard bass thumping until two in the morning. Had to be up at 4 to get to the... More 

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Sturgis, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we absolutely loved stearns motor inn...for one it was built in 1904 and you have to appreciate the history of the building..keep in mind it is not like going to a newly updated hotel..rooms were very clean and big..bathroom was very clean and updated..beds were comfortable and clean..it is a very vintage hotel but you have to appreciate the history..we... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice quiet hotel in downtown Ludington. It has a little bar attached that seems to be full of fun (yet I did not go in since I had my children). The room we stayed in was small, but the only thing we needed it for was for sleeping. They did provide us with an extra "roll away"... More 

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Mason, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old hotel but it has been kept up and the room was very comfortable and well appointed. The interior has a lot of character with some of the old furnishings and decorations. The hotel is very conveniently located to anything in the downtown area. If you want comfortable lodgings at a very good price this hotel should... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

OK-I knew I wasn't getting a 5 Star hotel at the rate I was paying but I was a bit surprised to see that nearly every aspect of the hotel appears to be from 1975. The staff was pleasant and accommodating but come on, I swear I thought I was going to turn on the TV and see Jimmy Carters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We found the Stearns by chance - we planned on doing our wedding elsewhere and were unhappy, then happened upon the Stearns and couldn't have been more pleased. The staff, especially Gail and Christina, were there for us for every worry, question, and request, and we couldn't have asked for better helpers. The hotel is historic, over 100 years old... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Came to Ludington for first time as part of a large group. I was told that this was a popular place and it was where the majority of the party was staying at. When we checked in the lobby was nice... Staff friendly. When we got to our room... That was where the disappointment set in. The hotel room was... More 

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Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Stearns is a historic hotel in downtown Ludington, within easy walking distance of the shops and restaurants in the business district. There were some "updates" completed in the 70's, but everything appears to have been well maintained since then. The lobby, hallways, and room were clean, if dated. Parking was free and convenient. I would stay here again. However,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Enjoy staying at the historic hotel again. Very clean, comfortable rooms, spacious, dated but overall great value. This hotel is continually renovating and updating when we visit. Noticed them painting trim in hallways, and decorating beautifully restored ballroom. We enjoyed morning coffee in the lobby around the fireplace. We can park and walk everywhere in town. love it!!!!..:-)

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