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Coleman's Resort

1045 Bay Drive, Tawas City, MI 48736
Coleman's Resort
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bay City, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this place. Very clean and friendly. Many of us wished we would have access to paddle boats etc..ISite is requesting 98 more characters...I do not have 98 more characters to contribute.lol. 6 more..end of story ::-)

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Bailey, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything was great but do need to update the older beds. clean and comfortable. convenient to town and the local area. new owners were great and are doing a good job of updating an older property. ..

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Elaine M, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

Thanks again for visiting Coleman's Beach Resort. We've already brought in 6 new beds and will continue the process of upgrading as we move forward. Hope to see you on your next visit to the Tawas Area!!! More 

Cass City, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Well where to begin. We booked cabin #10 back in May. My family had went to Coleman's every summer for about 8-9 years back when I was a boy and I thought it would be great to start off my honeymoon by renting out the old cabin that held such cherished memories of my childhood. Dale assured me that cabin... More 

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Dennis T, Manager at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

This is very unfair. First, we were booked solid every week from the last week of June to the end of August and the NO VACANCY sign has been up all summer due to the fact that we have about an 80% customer return due to our fine upkeep and maintenance. We have NO BROKEN furniture. If, in fact this... More 

Saginaw, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

So many things wrong with this place. -Light was broke in living room (Dark all night) -Managers said they would come back to fix and never showed -Pillows had no plastic cover and were filthy -No mattress cover -Sheets were filthy -Main bedroom door was falling off and could not shut it -Found a razor blade in the wall over... More 

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Dennis T, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

Sadly there are some people you can never make happy. We went out of our way to try to solve the problems that this guest posed but nothing we did would make them happy. Al our beds have bed covers and the sheets are cleaned each week. We have no broken furniture in any cabin and everything we cleaned to... More 

Brighton, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We planned a last minute trip up to Tawas for the 4th and Coleman's had 2 nights available for Thursday and Friday night. We were so impressed with how accomidating the managers were. The cabin did not have AC but he was accomidating to all the guests with fans and stand alone AC units when asked. There was live music... More 

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Elaine M, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

As New Owners in April 2015 we're working hard to Improve the Overall Experience of all of our Guests. We believe you will enjoy the Cleanliness of the Units, the various upgrades we're making and our Focus on Customer Service. We Guarantee you'll enjoy your next Experience at Coleman's Beach Resort on the Shore of Tawas Bay.. Elaine & Brian... More 

Grand Blanc, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

My parents took me here one week every summer for most of my childhood. I decided to take my husband away for the weekend. You can't beat the location. Its beautiful! That said, I found housekeeping to be at best subpar. The bathroom especially, there was "grime" on the shower and it didn't smell great. The manager made a comment... More 

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Elaine M, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

As New Owners in April 2015 we're working hard to Improve the Overall Experience of all of our Guests. We believe you will enjoy the Cleanliness of the Units, the various upgrades we're making and our Focus on Customer Service. We Guarantee you'll enjoy your next Experience at Coleman's Beach Resort on the Shore of Tawas Bay.. Elaine & Brian... More 

South Lyon, Michigan
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Went up on saturday morning to stay the weekend and kayak the Ausable river and sight see the area. We had a hotel for sat night but nothing sunday, after sight seeing till around 4 oclock we decided to drive the area of tawas and try and find a cabin on the water to rent. We found colman's had a... More 

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Elaine M, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

As New Owners in April 2015 we're working hard to Improve the Overall Experience of all of our Guests. We believe you will enjoy the Cleanliness of the Units, the various upgrades we're making and our Focus on Customer Service. We Guarantee you'll enjoy your next Experience at Coleman's Beach Resort on the Shore of Tawas Bay.. Elaine & Brian... More 

Fenton, Michigan
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

The owner defends the terrible mangers. Don't let the flowers fool you. The place stinks! The cabins were very dirty, smelly and in poor repair. The managers were rude, uncooperative, and confrontational with paying guests. The managers, Dale and Lori had so many family and friends hanging out that there was little room for paying guests to park, place there... More 

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Dennis T, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

No one wants negative reviews, they hurt and often are not fair. It is a shame that most people who are happy and satisfied just don’t feel the need to leave comments. Because of our concern over the negative feedback we recently received from a small group of guests over the 4th of July we took time to call, at... More 

Lansing, Michigan, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

My Mother and I decided to take a vacation and went all throughout the UP and on our way back down to Lansing we decided to stop and stay one more night. After a terrible incident at a hotel in Mackinac we were very skeptical. We pulled in and were greeted immediately by the hotel manager welcoming us in, she... More 

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Elaine M, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

As New Owners in April 2015 we're working hard to Improve the Overall Experience of all of our Guests. We believe you will enjoy the Cleanliness of the Units, the various upgrades we're making and our Focus on Customer Service. We Guarantee you'll enjoy your next Experience at Coleman's Beach Resort on the Shore of Tawas Bay.. Elaine & Brian... More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Stayed a Coleman's for about ten years. I am well aware the cottages are old, doesn't bother me. They need repair and updating, because of the cost mildly bothers me. I have stayed in every cottage throughout the years but but 4 and 5. Cottages 2 and 3 have always had a mildew smell. Last year when I first meet... More 

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Dennis T, Owner at Coleman's Resort, responded to this review

No one wants negative reviews, they hurt and often are not fair. It is a shame that most people who are happy and satisfied just don’t feel the need to leave comments. Because of our concern over the negative feedback we recently received from a small group of guests over the 4th of July we took time to call, at... More 

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