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Ship-N-Shore Hotel

528 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
Ship-N-Shore Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave Ship N Shore a rating of 4 based on my needs. LOCATION .. This place is the most central location to town.. I enjoy walking everywhere on vacation. To me, not needing to be in a car is part of being on vacation. The views are perfect.. Rooms are 1940's pink tile style, no frills. Never had any... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Ship and Shore for 7 years now, 4th of July weekend, we love it, not a lot of fancy frills but the location is spot on( and you don't need that either) , you can walk to everything, no need to drive to a restaurant or bar, great pool & hot tub area, beautiful... More 

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Midlothian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This will be our 6th year vacationing at Ship and Shore. It's our very favorite place in Saugatuck. Situated right on the river, it's the perfect spot to relax, enjoy an adult beverage, and watch the beautiful boats and yachts go by. The gardens are beautiful and always well maintained. For those who enjoy swimming, the pool is an added... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Recommended this hotel to my out of town wedding guests and family, obviously on our tour we were shown the only good room. Friends were put in a room with a moldy shower that wouldn't drain, broken tiles, crumbling vanity and loud boats before 6am. My experience: a rude manager who thinks it's great business to talk back and insult... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Smells of bleach from the pool, hot tub and white sheets! Everything is fresh. New floors, no carpeting! Loved it. Beautiful breakfast/gathering area haslsrge TV and fireplace with doors opening right onto the water of the channel. Nice. Continental breakfast, nice people, nice shower with pressure. Place to moor your boat, close to everything in town.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Bugs in room, bottom of the vanity in bathroom is basically crumbling and had broken drawers, shower drain was plugged so that the water overflows. Moldy spots in shower with broken bathroom tile. Rock hard lumpy bed. Better off sleeping on the ground. Boats leave the dock before 6am, which is extremely loud. Didn't really seem to care when brought... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at the Ship - N -Shore from May 18 - 21. Older hotel but room was very clean. Beds were comfortable and had a great shower . Outside garden was beautiful . Had several tables and chairs to sit and watch the boats go by. Continental breakfast was good enough - bagels , sweet rolls,... More 

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Spent 3 very enjoyable nights in May. This is a popular spot that is right on the Kalamazoo R. near its mouth into Lake Michigan. It is also located right in downtown Saugatuck near shops and restaurants. Not a fancy place, but rooms are large and clean with comfortable beds and flat screen T.V. Breakfast bar is OK with pastries,... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is an older hotel that has the perfect location for downtown Saugatuck. It is on the water with a pool and hot tub right on the river. Walking distance to all the shopping in town. Staff is courteous and there is a light breakfast offered. The rooms are dated and some of the beds could stand to be changed.... More 

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London, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

i stayed here in october whilst on a road trip,first i must say it is set in the most wonderful setting,right on the river. I did have a couple of issues that i mentioned during my stay which were not dealt with,but i emailed the hotel after my stay,and the owner has been most helpful and prompt in dealing with... More 

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