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Lake Shore Motel

101 S Lakeshore Dr, Manistee, MI 49660
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Lake Shore Motel
Ranked #2 of 10 Manistee B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The view and lake access are the only awesome things about this hotel. The rooms are clean, but haven't been updated since the 60', and I think that includes the mattresses! I have to duck to shower and I'm 5'3"! My husband had to "take a knee" to wash his hair. The bath towels are about 2x3 feet. Walls are... More

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Livonia, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We like it there because when you open the back door you walk three steps and you're feet are in the sand and lake Michigan is right there in front of you. Beautiful sunsets! You can walk to the pier check out the light houses, watch the fisherman fish the pier. The boat launch is right across the street. There... More

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Overland, Missouri, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we stayed last year and are back. Last year we had 2 adult females in room 24. This year we had 2 adult female plus 2 <30 lb dogs in room 23, 2 adult males 1 adult female plus 1 30lb dog in room 24, and 1 adult female 1 adult male 1 10 year old boy in room... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from this motel is wonderful - just feet from Lake Michigan. You walk out your back door directly onto soft sand, across a small park road, and back onto the sand. There is are slides and swings for the kids, and two lighthouses in view. Unfortunately, the rooms are horrible. The beds are (not kidding) at least 30... More

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Flushing, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We just spent one night at this motel on our drive down the coast. Can't add much to the other reviews cuz they are all pretty good. It's like going back in time and you can't beat the price or the location. The only problems we had with our room was the carpet smells from years of pet urine and... More

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Indianapolis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The only motel in Manistee located right on Lake Michigan......."nostalgic" motor-inn type motel. The room I stayed in (#19) was clean and comfortable......nothing spectacular but friendly staff, close proximity to beach and fantastic view (especially the sunset) made my stay enjoyable. Beach is just a short walk out the back door.......there are also picnic tables and chairs facing the beach... More

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Howell, MI
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you are looking for a place to stay right on the beah... this is it!!! if you are expecting 5 star lodging this is not it. The motel itself is 1960-70 motif however it is clean. The rooms are big. You open your dooe right out to a patio that has a table and chairs to sit outside. We... More

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Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is nothing more than a room to sleep in but it is right across from a beautiful beach. Very affordable but frankly I would rather pay more and have had some additional amenities such as a kleenex in the room, a plug in the bathroom and a shower I that was above my shoulders. That being said, it is... More

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Canton, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

If you are looking for an awesome place for kids to have direct access to a beautiful beach, playgrounds, basketball court, tennis courts and soon to be opened concession stand this is your place. The room décor harkens back to the Up North motels my family frequented back in the 60's and 70's. So I had the nostalgia vibe going,... More

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Overland, Missouri, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

First, this is not a b&b, it us a motel. The rooms are spacious, 2 double beds with plenty of room. The TV is tiny but we didn't come for TV. The rooms are outdated, its a motel. There is no AC at least when we stayed but it wasn't needed as the weather was mid 80s during the day... More

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Address: 101 S Lakeshore Dr, Manistee, MI 49660
Location: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Manistee

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