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Red Lion Motor Lodge

4290 S.West Bayshore Drive, Suttons Bay, MI 49682
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  • Location
    4 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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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hardest. Pillows. Ever. This motel was a fall-back for us because our reservation was double-booked down the road. Pros: Clean, quiet (near a road but the windows are double pane and very sound-proof), large rooms, kitchen. Cons: Linen (seriously, the pillows felt as though somebody balled up a bunch of laundry, rolled over it with their car and stuffed... More 

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miami, Florida
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on a recommendation. Here's what to expect: Clean spacious room with a small kitchen, closet and bathroom, towels, bar soap and coffee. But do not expect to have quiet (the lodge is on a noisy major road), the sheets are threadbare with small tears in them, older beds, and while I'm on the subject of beds, do... More 

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Saline, Michigan
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105 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Everything at The Red Lion Motor Lodge was top class! The 2 Queen Bed room was very spacious. Very well stocked in the kitchenette. Both beds were very clean & comfortable. When we arrived to check-in the Manager/ owners were very friendly & helpful. The Inn is right across the street from the Bay. M22 is a little noisy. We... More 

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Holland, Michigan, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My family stayed one night in October 2014. It is a nice setting and was fairly comfortable. Unfortunately, when we left the next morning I overlooked a favorite shirt of my husbands. I did not receive a call from the motel. When I missed the shirt a couple of days later and called them, first the woman told me they... More 

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Worthington, Indiana
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I have driven by this place a few times looking for someplace better. I will not make that mistake again! Very nice place, fridge and microwave, A/C and FAST heat! Park-like grounds. Very reasonable rates for the location. We chose the lease expensive room and it was just fine! Clean, smelled clean, lots of channels on the TV. Will stay... More 

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Midland, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Let me start off by saying our experience was so AWFUL, that we did not even end up staying here. We called the Lodge on a Friday and asked if they had any availabilities for that day and the next. They said yes and gave us a price of $89 for a standard room and $110 for the 2 Queen... More 

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Traverse City, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Friends of ours stayed at this property while visiting Leelanau County last week. Old School drive up motel. They stayed at one of the newer rooms with a balcony looking out over the water. Feedback from our friends -Paula and Robert ( Innkeepers ) were very nice and responded quickly to all our requests. Grounds had area for a night... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I would never rent from this place if it was the only one in the area. Paula was very rude and would not let me reserve a room because I asked her what her cancelation policy was in case of an emergency. I did not say I was going to cancel but just wanted to know in case something came... More 

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Glenn, Michigan
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was the beginning of August and we did not have a room reserved in this area. We spent a week in the Porcupine Mountains and decided to drive up Highway 22 to Sutton's Bay - one of our favorite travel locations. As we followed Highway 31 west, we kept trying to locate a reasonable hotel/motel trough Traverse City. Nothing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The motel has potential to be a nice quaint little place to get away, the location is great but it needs a little fixing up, the worst part though is it's next door to a hillbilly junk yard. For that reason would not recommend it as it overlooks a bunch of old junk right outside the rooms. Not sure if... More 

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