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168 West Spring St., P.O. Box 429, Port Austin, MI 48467
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Lake Vista Resort
Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Port Austin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice alternative to chain hotels. Family owned and operated. Great location to the pier. Would reserve the cabin facing the water next time just for the experience. Very clean! Price was a little high.

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We take a lot of pride in our business, we really appreciate you taking the time to write a positive review. Hope you get cottage 7 next time, book in advance that one is the first to be rented. Thank you for staying at Lake Vista Resort. More

Clarkston, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finding decent accommodations in the thumb area can be a challenge. The Lake Vista Resort was clean and right on the water. It had a nice pool overlooking the beach. Compared to other places is the area, this one's a gem.

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for staying at Lake Vista Resort. More

Sharon, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Clean, but skimpy on towels and other amenities. Only lake view was out side window. The plastic mattress cover made sleeping almost impossible. We kept waking each other up. Enjoyed a great dinner at the Bank.

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

It's sad that you give us 2 circles because of a mattress cover. We have a reminder tent in every room stating at if you are not satisfied, please inform the front desk. If you needed more towels, shampoo/conditioner or other amenities, the front desk could of helped you with this issue. Please remember, we are a small family owned... More

Sterling Heights, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Took a day trip with my bff--With bags packed (just in case). Took a room for a night..this place was sooo nice--relaxing and quiet that we stayed 2 nights. Enjoyed the well maintained grounds with its small gardens, gazebos, relaxing chairs to rest ones soul and beautiful views of Lake Huron..The Room was immaculate and quaint---but the true beauty is... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review. We hope to see you in the near future. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Please Join us on Facebook, we also post coupons/deals on the page. More

Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I reserved the room over the phone and Bryan was very nice, helpful and informative. When we checked in, Mary was friendly and efficient. It was our first time there and when we entered the room we were amazed at how immaculate the room was. There was a washline on property that had sheets and pillowcases drying in the fresh... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at lake vista. Hope to see you in the near future. More

Birmingham, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

This place was exactly what my boyfriend and I were looking for, somwhere quiet and relaxing with beautiful views. It's right on lake Huron which was so clear and beautiful I was immediately relaxed. The room reminded me of a small beach cottage, very simple but quaint and all we needed. Had a refrigerator, microwave, TV (which was never turned... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at lake vista. Hope to see you in the near future. More

Chesterfield, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

There are signs all over that smokers who show evidence in the rooms will be charged an extra night. They were LOOKING IN the screen window to our room as we were leaving, "You can't smoke in there." Reply: I am not smoking. "Someone was yesterday, we had to air the room." Reply: no one was smoking in here yesterday.... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you feel that we were rude. We post signs in the rooms that all rooms are nonsmoking rooms because it is a Michigan state law that we do so. It is also a state law that we warn the renters that the rooms should not be smoked in. Wheather or not you smoked in the room, the... More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I was in Huron County for business which I am frequently. I don't usually write reviews but this was such an unexpectedly pleasant stay. The Holiday Inn (Bad Axe) was booked so I took the recommendation to go to Lake Vista. It was only an additional 10-15 mins down the road. I was not happy to have the extra time... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at lake vista. Hope to see you in the near future. More

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This is a tough one cause I kinda liked the place and the nice morning staff. I can't say that for the night staff however. The night clerk was so clueless. I asked about the lighthouse and got nothing. I asked about the area and got nothing. I ask about the rooms and got nothing. It was kinda like talking... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

I'm glad that you liked the place, although it's not very appropriate to state that the night staff is clueless. She answered the questions you asked. With living in a seasonal tourist town, the hours of other businesses change without our notice. The night staff answered your question about the Pte Aux Barque lighthouse, stating the normal hours, but that... More

Melvin,Ia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Our family of 6 plus 1 friend went to Port Huron. We looked on line for a place to vacation within a few hours of my daughter's friend. We took her with us. We all stayed in one of the cottages. It was great to be able to cook and grill our meals. There was enough room so we weren't... More

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LVRMC, Manager at Lake Vista Resort, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We take a lot of pride in our business, we really appreciate you taking the time to write a positive review. Thank you for staying at Lake Vista Resort. More

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Additional Information about Lake Vista Resort

Address: 168 West Spring St., P.O. Box 429, Port Austin, MI 48467
Location: United States > Michigan > Port Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Lake Vista Hotel Port Austin

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of Lake Huron and Saginaw Bay. Efficiency Cottages, all with queen size beds, A/C. Refrigerators - Microwaves, and Color Cable TV. Deluxe Suites and Motel rooms. Gazabo's and flower gardens. Largest heated pool in area. All rooms non- Smoking. Snack bar and miniature golf. Your Host Ronald and Mary Gottschalk and Family. ... more   less 
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