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Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge

8127 US Hwy 31 at 8 Mile Road, PO Box 366, Onekama, MI 49675
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After looking at reviews online I decided to reserve a room here and wasn't disappointed. The owners, Jerry & Barb were really friendly and accommodating. I really like that it's set back off Hwy 31. It was easy to find, even in the dark. The room was more than adequate, it was clean, the room was huge, beds were fine,... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We want to thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really enjoy our home business. Our guests are the best! We are fortunate that when they built the motel, they built such large spacious rooms. Our housekeepers have been with us for two years now and I will pass on your good words to them. Once... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The room was clean and the shower was excellent. They had a breakfast for us in the morning. We greatly enjoyed the Manistee area. Had a very nice dinner outside along the River Walk. House Keeping helped keep the vacation enjoyable. They went over and beyond.

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad you were happy with their room and our area. Manistee County is a beautiful area. We look forward to having you come again. More

Flat Rock, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I chose this Motel because of its location right on Hwy 31. Easy access to the sand dunes and riding up the Leelanau Peninsula. The room was clean and the shower was excellent. They had a breakfast for us in the morning and if they had a little more I would have rated 5 stars. All in all not a... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you were happy with your room. Hopefully the weather was good for the rest of your trip. We look forward to having you back again. More

Onsted, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This hotel has been a part of our annual vacation for nearly 10 years now! We always rent the corner room to accommodate our massive family, and Barb and Jerry are a part of the family too! Exceptional service, comfortable beds. I love the pool, the little playground and the putt-putt. This place is a real home-away-from-home and I regret... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

That room is very popular. It seems that everyone staying there has a good time. We like to treat our guests as family. It's unbelievable how many of our guests come back year after year. That is what makes our job fun. I hope you are pleased with the room this year. It has been completely redecorated. Thank you and... More

Verandagirl
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My colleagues and I have stayed at this motel several times for business. For those looking for a very clean and comfortable room..with a very pleasant host (Barb and Jerry).. in the Manistee area this is the place to be. The rooms are no frills, but the bed is comfortable and the room is spacious. There is a in-room coffee... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Since we own and live at the Alpine Motor Lodge ourselves, we are very conscious about the condition of our rooms. We do have hair dryers in the office any time you need one. You are right, we are geared toward families. We have a playground, pool, small mini golf... More

Kendallville, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

It was absolutely horrible that we could only stay a couple nights. Had to return to work. Service was great. Price was reasonable. Close to SBD which was our main reason for the trip. Only complaint I had was I didn't notice the biscuits and gravy till the second morning. If you've coming from the north watch closely for the... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you were happy with your stay. Returning to work is always a problem isn't it? We do try to have a 'special' item on the breakfast every weekend. You just never know what it will be. Hopefully you enjoyed your trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes. It really is one of the most beautiful places on earth. We'd... More

Lennon, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

We look forward to the Sleighbell Victorian Christmas weekend in Manistee Michigan because that is the time of year when our family and friends gather at the Alpine Lodge for the first full weekend in Dec. The Lodge Is the perfect place to stay. The owners are awesome people that make you feel right at home.

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. We love having your group here. I'm sorry we didn't have snow while you were here. It started snowing after you left and hasn't stopped yet!! Merry Christmas to you and yours. We hope to see you all again next year! More

St. Paul's Bay, Malta
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We have the opportunity to stay at the Alpine Motor Lodge a few times a year. We like the facility and use is as our base for the annual weekends of fishing in the Onekma & Brethren, Michigan area every summer and fall. The rooms are clean, have AC & a televisions. Yes the rooms may be a little dated... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We are so glad you had a good time. We enjoy getting to know our guests and quite often they turn into friends for a lifetime! (There is no Sandy here, I assume you meant Barb.) Glad the fishing worked out for you. Make sure you send me pictures, I will post them on our... More

Caledonia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Apparently there are ''remodeled rooms" at this place. We did NOT get one. Maybe the other reviewers did. Sinks, tub, shower doors, and room door, were all ancient dark green. We stayed one night and I didn't take a shower. The plastic shower door tracks were filthy and it was just dark and creepy in the shower, I've never seen... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are very sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us. The motel was built in 1972 and yes, the bathroom fixtures are either harvest gold or olive green. (I can't believe you've never seen them before!) The green does make the bathrooms seem dark which is one of the reasons why we are slowly getting away from them. We... More

Lafayette, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stayed one night at this motel. The owners were very friendly. They had a very nice outdoor swimming pool. They even had a handicapped accessible pool lift. The main problems with the room was that the table in the room had beverage rings that were a bit sticky indicating that the table had not been wiped. Everything in the... More

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bwandfriends, Owner at Budget Host Alpine Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our little town and our restaurants! But, we are sorry you were disappointed in your room. We started remodeling rooms last year. Next time you come, specify that you'd like a remodeled room. They are really nice. I am going to check out the beds in the room you were in because they are... More

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Address: 8127 US Hwy 31 at 8 Mile Road, PO Box 366, Onekama, MI 49675
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Location: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Onekama
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Number of rooms: 25
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