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Hotel Nichols

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201 Center Street, South Haven, MI 49090
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kansas
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at the Hotel Nichols every summer for 4-5 years, and we feel like family. The hotel is historic, and it has the charm of an historic hotel: every room is different, there is bead board in some rooms and beautiful old tile in others, the owner lives in, and it has knick-knacks accumulated over many years. The hotel... More 

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a harbor view room, no balcony, just a window. I enjoyed watching the boats come in and out of the harbor. The bed was very comfortable and the room was clean and bright. I couldn't figure out the tv and they came to help right away. It was much more quiet than I anticipated, being familiar with The... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great location if you are wanting to be in the downtown area. Can't beat it but this place needs some serious updating. It is a very quaint, very old hotel but hasn't been touched in a very long time. We have stayed here twice in 2 years and have not had a terrible experience but the rooms... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here because the historic and charming Hotel Nichols is located in the heart of downtown South Haven. The friendly staff and delicious continental breakfast with homemade pastries, yogurt, fresh fruit and hot beverages are a bonus. You might pay less staying at a chain motel near the freeway, but you would not be steps away from shopping, movie... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I submitted a reservation (in Febuary) request for a one night stay in July. I received an email several weeks later stating that they only offered two night stays in the high season. Fine. I searched out another hotel and made a reservation there. Several weeks later I received another email from Hotel Nichols confirming my reservation. What??? I emailed... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read many of the reviews on here and decided to book a room. We stayed in the Hunters Room (room 16). The king size bed is SO comfortable. The room is spacious and there's a mini fridge too. Yes it's an older facility. There were bed bugs, but luckily I brought some spray to get rid of them. There... More 

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an old, charming building with creaky floors and thin walls. It has a home-like feeling. It is definitely a B&B. Not a modern hotel. There is no spa. No phones in rooms. No fitness room, no business center, etc. Old tvs. It did have WiFi, though. There was only soap and shampoo. No hairdryers or tissues or lotion... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a charming older property located in the heart of South Haven's quaint downtown. The harbor is across the street. The beach is several blocks away. We did not use our car at all once we checked in. There is no parking lot dedicated to the hotel and we luckily found a spot in the public parking lot behind... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Stayed one night for my birthday. Location is the best. We parked the car and walked everywhere. First time in South Haven and really enjoyed the town. Hotel is nice and the fact that you can book one night instead of the other hotels in the area required two nights is a huge plus. The hotel is for sale, which... More 

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Tennessee
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

When reviewing this hotel, I have given a lot of consideration to the fact that it is a older property. First, the location: South Haven is an adorable little town, and Hotel Nichols is located right in the middle of it, so, for the most part, it's a plus; your room is within walking distance of just about everything the... More 

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