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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for somewhere decently priced and not in Traverse City. My aunt and uncle recommended this place to us, as this is where they stay when they visit my cousin. It was quite convenient to so many of the lovely places in Leelanau Peninsula. We ended up staying in a 2 story room with a little porch. There... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are large, but I booked a room for 3 people and only got 1 bed. Not long after being in room I killed 2 roaches. I took pictures of roaches, but site wont let me post them. I stayed when there was a lot going on in area and it was the only room left in area. Next... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

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 July 9, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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 5 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
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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
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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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