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Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins

8527 Lake St, Port Austin, MI 48467
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Port Austin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is perfect, everything we needed was a short walk away. The room was clean and tidy and the service was great! We went down to try a bit of fishing, i've never fished a day in my life, but the chap at reception was very helpful with tips and even offered to show us some fish gutting techniques.... More 

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Spruce22, Owner at Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your recent stay with us and cared enough to take the time to note it here. It's important to us to have clean rooms for our guests and we do our best to keep the pool and property in good condition. We love our guests and it gives us a good community feel as well, just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in hotel room #10 and it was very clean, comfortable, and well maintained. There was plenty of room for the three of us. In comparison to the rest of the hotels in the area, this one is definitely the most updated. The pool was very clean and heated well. A short walk to downtown and the staff (owners?)... More 

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Spruce22, Owner at Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

We are tickled you enjoyed your stay and consider us "probably the best place to stay in Port Austin!". Thanks for taking the time to share that here. We do continue to update and remodel all our units. We select 5 to 7 units a year and by the time we finish them all, it's time to start the process... More 

Utica, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly office people, very clean rooms (most important for me), quiet location yet only a few blocks from downtown, and an awesome pool (also important to me). Pt. Austin is a cute little town. I will definitely be staying here again. I want to stay in the cabins next time. My friends stayed in one and it was adorable. Can't... More 

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Spruce22, Owner at Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

"Very clean rooms" is very important to us as well and thanks for noticing! Our staff works hard to keep the pool well maintained and we appreciate your commenting on that too. You are right, Port Austin is a wonderful, quaint little town and we love being a part of it. Our website should have 100 new photos posted with... More 

Pinckney, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The cabin was clean and quite small. No coffeemaker, no cups and one blanket on the bed on a night when it got down to 45 degrees. The big problem was the glass in the entrance door. It was frosted letting eye opening, wake you up light in at 5:24 a.m.. No price was available on the app and the... More 

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Spruce22, Owner at Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for noting your unit was clean. That's a big deal to us! It does have electric heat, so we are sorry we did not think to mention it to you with the temps dropping. Due to the size and age of this particular unit, it does not have the outlets needed to add coffee maker and microwave, however... More 

Port Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Tho owners of the Blue Spruce are very friendly and available on site to help with suggestions of activities and dining. It was a nice stroll down main street to the waterfront. The room was clean, the linens fresh and it was quiet and peaceful. I think the Blue Spruce is the most modern of all the motels in Port... More 

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My family and I have stayed at the Lucky Horseshoe since we first found this diamond in the ruff in 1999. The owners, Mike and Renee, are always welcoming and accommodating. In all the years we have been to the property, we always have a great time! The property is well maintained and the cabins are very comfortable. The prices... More 

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Spruce22, Owner at Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Wow, you've been staying with us 16 years! How great is that!! Thank you for your kind words and continued business. We make updates every year and hope they meet with your approval when you return in 2015! Let us know what you think..... More 

Shelby Township, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I have stayed at the Blue Spruce Motel a few times and it has been a great experience! The rooms are very clean and they have a nice outdoor pool and a lounge area. The owners are very kind and helped out with things to do and places to eat in town. We will definitely be going back this summer!!

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Spruce22, Owner at Blue Spruce & Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Having just learned how to respond to reviews, we apologize for taking so long to respond. Here goes! So glad you continue to stay with us at the Blue Spruce and Lucky Horseshoe. Cleanliness is important to us and we are happy you appreciate our staff's effort to make your stay comfortable. We love being a part of Port Austin... More 

Birch Run, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed in the hotel portion, the room was clean, large bathroom, was a nice room. We had access to the pool and was within walking distance of Port Austen, which we loved. We would probably stay again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed on the cabin side of property in a hotel room (7) and it was of size, very outdated and the bathroom had a water stain on the ceiling that made me worry about mold. But, seems to be kept up and cleaned well. But, for the money I would definitely stay elsewhere in the area. The location was... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We rented a 2 bedroom cabin for 3 nights and had a great stay. Very clean, everything you need provided or the owners will tell you where to find it! Close to the beautiful marina, beaches, shopping and restaurants. We enjoyed the open area with picnic tables and swings. We also used the fire pit one night for a great... More 

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