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Silver Sands Resort

8446 West Hazel Rd., Mears, MI 49436
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Spent 2 nights in two different rooms. Motel is of an older design but both rooms had been updated recently. It is located in the center of downtown and walking distance of just about anything. They have an area on silver lake to do activities by the lake it's not a great swimming area but it's nice. The pool is... More 

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Ovid, Michigan
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Good location walking distance to amost everything you need. Super small rooms and are very old with minor issues cracks in out shower. At one point our room smelled like sullfer but it went away.Private beach area and pool. Waterfront views are pretty. Do able for $124 a night in August when ur outside most of the time anyway.

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silversandsresort, Manager at Silver Sands Resort, responded to this review

we have rooms/units of all sizes, based on the rate referenced, this sounds like one of our smallest units... we are always updating and improving our lodging options and appreciate feedback that helps us prioritize those units needing more attention. More 

Oxford, Michigan
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77 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I stayed in the Beach House Inn, while my son's family stayed in the motel/suites portion of Silver Sands. Everything was clean and seemingly well maintained, for an older property. Very close to Silver Lake (3 minute walk or less, depending on if you go solo or with grandkids in tow), and two private beaches for guests. However, the SAND... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of the cottages (#6). The location was very central to the activities in town. That's where the highlights for this place ends. There is "beach access", but it's just sand, no swimming area...it's a private sand box, basically. Good luck toting your stuff and small children up the dunes at the State Park, which is what... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I read the reviews prior to my first ever visit to Michigan so I was aware of some of the issues others wrote. I was overly pleased with the accommodations. It was a very clean, friendly, safe resort. The others staying around us were pleasant and fun. The owners were helpful each time I called prior to our arrival as... More 

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Fairmount, Indiana
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a nice place for a family to stay especially when considering there just aren't a lot of places in Silver Lake. Nice outdoor pool. Office staff very nice. Room is a bit dated - shower is definitely made for shorter people :) Right in the middle of activities in Silver Lake. wifi did not work in our room.

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Chelsea, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you like giant hairballs in your bedroom, a sewer that over flows and stinks, pot smoke bellowing out of other hotel rooms and a drunk owner that swears at your kid blows cigar smoke in your face and insults your guest then this is it. Worst Fourth of July experience ever . Very over priced but a beautiful resort... More 

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silversandsresort, Manager at Silver Sands Resort, responded to this review

on this date we have only 1 incedent report which outlines several calls from staff and other guests complaining about too many people, unregistered vehicles, unregistered visitors, pets on the property, all of which violate resort polocies, and repeatedly lead back to the same customer. All guests agree to follow resort policies at check-in for the benefit and respect of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

If you are offering WiFi, it should be available in room. Television service would go in and out on our 19" box television. We had to ask for rugs for bathroom and front entry. Ceiling lights burnt out in bedroom. There wasn't enough hot water for 2 showers back to back. You shouldn't be charging this much for a hotel/cabin... More 

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silversandsresort, Manager at Silver Sands Resort, responded to this review

this guest was not specific regarding his lodging at the resort, however based on the comment regarding the TV this guest sounds like he was a cottage guest, not staying in the motel. WIFI is available to all guest but does not reach the cottages, so they need to come near the lobby to connect. Unfortunately we don't have an... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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172 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in July, 2014. It was very cool for July. This hotel is right in the middle of everything. It's within walking distance of the lake, the watercraft rentals, the Jeep and ATV rentals, the restaurants, the general store, the arcade and go carts, and the ice cream places. The staff were... More 

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Belle River, Ontario, CAN
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65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

The owners were very pleasant during the check in process. Location was perfect because it was within walking distance to all the attractions and restaurants. The pool was clean and nicely kept up. If people wanted to BBQ there were around 4 grills lined up next to the pool area. The price was decent, however my main complaint is that... More 

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