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The Ramsdell Inn

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399 River Street at Maple, Manistee, MI 49660
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The Ramsdell Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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port huron, MI
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My husband and I stumbled across this boutique hotel on our way thru Manistee. We booked the Jefferson suite as we sat in the cozy pub in their basement, TJ's Pub. The bartender brought us our keys. We couldn't have been happier with the room. The view wasn't much, but they had the electric fireplace going and a bottle of... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a very nice clean room but not great. It was a warm early Fall evening and the hotel had shut down the A/C for the season. We had to open the window to try to keep cool. There were no screens and the traffic noise was annoying. They had wifi but it was too weak on the fourth... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

What a lovely little gem of a hotel! We stayed here in late July passing through on our way to Traverse City. We did have trouble finding someone to check us in as the front desk is usually not staffed (which makes sense at such a small hotel) we were told to check in at the pub. After 13 hours... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Beautiful room great location. Grew up in Manistee. But unfortunately very noisy.Didnt get any sleep due to bar noise. And traffic noise. If there were new windows with sound proof would make 100% change.Would love to try it again if it was quieter.

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Dannette H, General Manager at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the space and thank you for your review. A month ago we added additional air conditioning units in each room. To accommodate the demand for further cooling. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning but, with west facing windows at times gets overpowered by the sun. After sunset it quickly regains coolness. Check in is... More 

La Crosse
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed there for 1 night on our way to Traverse City. What a beautiful old building. Our room was beautiful and very clean. There is no elevator, so carrying the luggage up was a workout, but well worth it. We had dinner in the Bar below the hotel. The food was great and affordable. Our room was very quiet.... More 

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alexandria, va
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are clean. And comfortable. But you will not sleep. Why? Because the rooms are atop a bar that is loud and the traffic is ridiculously loud. The high cost of the rooms is simply unwarranted given the sound problems.

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Dannette H, General Manager at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

In response to this review. This customer is a very competitive cyclist desiring an early bedtime. He choose a downtown location on a summer evening and expected silence, and I do mean silence. We have never had a noise complaint regarding our pub. Our building is constructed of brick, mortar and steel. The pub level is a full 2 stories... More 

DeWitt, Michigan
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Located in a former bank building, the Ramsdell Inn is a unique lodging experience in downtown Manistee. The lobby area includes a gift shop inside the vault - complete with the large locking vault door. Offices formerly occupied the two floors above the lobby where the 10 beautifully decorated guest rooms are located (5 guest rooms on each floor). We... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed at the Ramsdell last night. It was a pleasant stay. Check in was smooth. I was surprised you do get actual keys to your room. I honestly cannot remember the last time I got an actual room key!! It added to the quaint feel of the inn. We stayed on the 3rd floor. There are no elevators so... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We attended a small wedding and reception held in the beautiful lobby of the Ramsdell Inn. The elegant decor, delicious dinner, and helpful staff made it a perfect evening. We were just as delighted with our room. Very clean, quiet, and the bed was quite comfortable. We loved the unique decor, tall ceilings and huge window. We appreciated the unexpected... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Situated one mile from Lake Michigan. Beautiful town with friendly people. Watch the freighters come through the channel from Lake Michigan. First weekend in December is the Victorian Sleighbell Parade. Four Clydesdale horses pull a 25 ft Christmas tree down River Street with the lighting of the tree and fireworks at the end of the route. We stayed at the... More 

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Address: 399 River Street at Maple, Manistee, MI 49660
Location: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Manistee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Ramsdell Hotel Manistee
Ramsdell Hotel Manistee

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