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The Beachcomber Motel & Apartments

158 W Spring St, P.O. Box 723, Port Austin, MI 48467
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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed here on the Friday/Sat night before Memorial Day 2014. I booked the room at 4:30pm and arrived same day at 7pm. The office appears to be the owner's residence and I had to stand outside ringing the doorbell about 10min, as she was in one of the units and didn't see me at the door. She voluntarily knocked... More

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Markham, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The motel is directly on the beach, about 500 yards from a bridge to walk on to. I watched the sunset over the lake from the bridge and the view was incredible. The motel room itself, was reasonable for the price. The employee at the desk seemed a little too young for her job, and overcharged us from our reservations.... More

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

my wife and I stayed two nights. no maid service the 2nd day we had to empty our own garbage and make our beds. The wi fi advertised only worked close to the office. The rooms are clean enough but old and tired for the rate that was charged. The location is good and the private beach is a plus... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

What a great place to visit. The service from the Owner and staff here was prompt, fantastic and very friendly. The rooms, location and private beach take you away from it all, you know you are on vacation when you are here. Just a short walking distance from downtown PA. Thanks for the good times!

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

The attention to detail of cleaning shows. Rooms are more spacious than expected. Not fancy but neat. There's a Refrigerator, separate area for coffee & luggage storage. Close to stores & water though still some work on adjacent public pier & boat loading area. There is a clean pool on site & deck area on site.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Every time we go to Port Austin we stay at the Beachcomber. This month we had such a wonderful stay that was going to be 2 days we went home the day of check out all the way back to Sterling Heights and went right back to the Beachcomber. For another 2 days. The beach and location is outstanding.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We made reservation 3 days prior it trip 2 hours north. Tried to check in early and was told room not ready and come back. We went back couple hours later and Amy ruth, the owner now said room is taken, cannot find our reservation slip and just didn't care. Nshe didn't apologize and made no effort to try and... More

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Chico, CA
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012 via mobile

6/16/12. just learned the owner gave our room away after our long drive despite a hold with our credit card 3 days ago. she showed no remorse , applology or offer to assist. No vacancy. DO NOT STAY HERE. Inept ownership and mgt. we will file a complaint with port austin's chamber and the better business breurau.

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Detroit, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

We actually stayed here in the winter months on our trip around the thumb. But the room was warm, clean and the people were friendly.

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Waterford, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

My sister, brother-in-law and I stayed at the Beachcomer Motel and it was great. We had a spotless,cozy, room with coffee pot included. The room had 2 queen size beds. We were right on the beach and rented a kayak. We also used the sparkling clean pool. The owner, Amy Ruth, was very helpful and great fun. We'll be going... More

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Address: 158 W Spring St, P.O. Box 723, Port Austin, MI 48467
Location: United States > Michigan > Port Austin

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