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The River Suites

650 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

If has been a few of years since we have stayed at The River Suites. Not only did the owner remember our names but also our choice of rooms. Reasonably priced for the off-season we enjoyed our 4 days in delightful comfort. With spacious rooms and beautiful gas fire place, we were home. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We come here off season every year for the holiday events, parade and sales. The suite has a full kitchen, gas fireplace, small flatscreen TV with Dish/DVD/VCR, king bed and a private deck right on the water. Is it a 4-star in terms of furnishings, no? It's like a nice suburban home with wood floors. You can't beat the location... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This is a nice spacious condo.well both as we were with friends who used the other one. the room connected and that was nice. We were there in "off season" so very quiet. Can watch the water. Website leads you to believe there is a wonderful deli and bakery below in which you can get food morning and evenings...NOT in... More 

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Lisle, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The location of this property is EXCELLENT. It is right on the water, literally just feet out, with a balcony to enjoy in the evening. One of our mornings was rough though because we could hear someone docked right in front, playing music and talking VERY early, but I guess that comes with the territory. The shops are right outside... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

The view and location are awesome. "Most" of the staff are friendly. We stayed there August 2011 for a couple nights. The bathroom needs updating. There is close parking but forget it if you have a big car or SUV. The rates have gone up again in 2012. Would we stay there again? Yes; but we would expect some imrpovement... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

This place has some great features in that it is literally on the edge of the water and walking distance to shops and restaurants. The bedroom has a comfortable king bed and the living area is spacious, as is the sofa bed. But it does not fit my idea of luxury especially in the bathroom which needs an update -... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Enjoyed our stay at the River Suites but felt using the term luxury to describe it was a bit misleading. When I think of luxury, I think of luxurious soaps, lotions and linen. That was not the case here. Being that we went in the of season we got a great deal on the rate so I'm not complaining :... More 

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Buffalo Grove, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

The suites were booked well in advance so reserve early! The suite is large - it has a big kitchen area a nice sitting area with floor to ceiling windows with great views of the river. There is a small but sufficient balcony. The bedroom is small but has a king bed. The bathroom is large. The suites are located... More 

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chicago illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

My wife and I recently stayed at the River Suites of Saugatuck to celebrate our 11 year anniversary. We could only getaway for the weekend so I wanted to make sure to find lodging that offered the best as far as location, amentities ect.. I scoured the internet and must have looked at every hotel, resort and Bed and Breakfast... More 

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Michigan
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

I absolutely love this place! My friends and I go there every year in the dead of winter and have a fabulous time! The owners are friendly and accomodating. The town is great! The rooms are spacious and bright with a great view of the Kalamazoo River. I disagree with the previous poster who was unhappy with their stay. I... More 

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