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Timberline Motel

2.0 of 5 3353 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Port Huron, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we got a significantly discounted price, it was still not worth it. The room was reasonably clean but the heating system did not shut off automatically. When the room got too hot, we woke up to shut it off. When it got too cold, we woke up to turn the heat on. We couldn't go to comfortable sleep anyway... More

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Bob S, Owner at Timberline Motel, responded to this review

Andrew, Thanks for the feedback and sorry for the problems you had at the hotel. We are in the process of remodeling but none of it can get done fast enough. For the beds, we have adjustable sleep number beds. Our staff typically sets them at a firmer setting but the control was there to adjust it downward. If you... More

united states
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice motel. Great beds, clean and a good breakfast. The location was perfect! It is under new ownership so they are in the middle of remodeling which will make it a 5 star review. Definitely coming back!

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Washington, DC
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a weekend date with a new bf and had to book a place at the last minute. Found this and we were pleasantly surprised. It's a little dated, but clean and the we kind of enjoyed the "old-timey" atmosphere of the room. The staff, including the owners, were quite sweet when I checked in. The grounds are... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I travel often and usually without hotel reservations. We like it uncomplicated and random. I use the internet for hotel bookings (even overseas), usually a day ahead and we like the feel of the Route 66 motel. I found Timberline Motel in the same fashion. What a pleasant little surprise. Roger made us comfortable right away, explaining... More

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We went to Saugatuck for 3 nights - right after Labor Day - a great quiet time to visit. We chose the Timberline for our stay. What a pleasant surprise! The motel is under new ownereship, and they are making changes and updating now. The room was a bit outdated, but we were told that new fruniture is on the... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We quickly found out you do not go to Saugatuck without a reservation, usually made the year before. After arriving in the late afternoon and passing one 'no vacancy' sign after another we came upon the Timberline Motel. The grounds are very nice. A lush lawn leads up to the pool with lots of outdoor games spread about. The motel... More

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Marcellus, Michigan, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I know that new owners just took it over in july but could of clean room more. Our bathroom smelled like urine and lay towel on floor because of dirty floor, ( towel was black afterward) the carpet was dirty, our feet where black from walking on it. No pool whole time we where there, having trouble with it and... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Timberline hotel was accommodating and pleasant. They have a pool and hot tub that we used, and offer a continental breakfast. The rooms are a bit sparse, but nothing dirty or unpleasant. Overall a fine experience!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

1. The condition of the hotel is pretty run down and everything you read in other reviews about poor painting, poor maintenance, etc. is true. It's definitely in need of work. 2. The pool looked clean and nice but we didn't get to use it due to the weather. 3. The towels are old and stained and there are not... More

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BlueStarMotel, Owner at Timberline Motel, responded to this review

Lauren, Thanks for your review and sorry you didn't have the best time at the Timberline Motel. We took possession of the motel on July 3rd and since then have found numerous things broken or not operating that the previous owners let go. Since we took over, we have scrubbed the rooms completely and I'm surprised you found the shower... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had a terrific time at the timberline. Clean, beautiful property, great pool and hot tub! With the new owners renovating the motel, this place will be "the" place to stay next summer. I'm making my reservation early because this place sounds like it will be beautiful! Love the Retro motels! Completely different experience than the chains. See you next... More

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Address: 3353 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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Location: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Saugatuck
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Timberline Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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