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Schooner Manitou

13258 S West Bayshore, Traverse City, MI 49684
Schooner Manitou
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paw Paw, Michigan
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Scheduled this for fun for my 5 year old grandson. We all loved it. The ship had all ages from little ones to seniors. Ice cream cruise, non-alcoholic beverages and adult drinks too. Amazing crew. Very knowledgeable about sailing and this ship in particular. You can help with some sailing duties or just sit back and enjoy the experience. They... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We selected the B&B package and had a wonderful experience! Staff - friendly,helpful Crew - knowledgeable, attentive, fun Ship - well maintained, beautiful Sail - peaceful, scenic Picnic dinner- tasty, filling Cabins - very tight, clean Breakfast - equal to any B&B on shore Highly recommended. It was a trip to be remembered! Can't wait to sail with them again!

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Holly, Michigan
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66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was a great experience and I am glad we did it. The boat is wonderful! The price is very good too for dinner, overnight stay and breakfast in the morning. They serve wraps and have an excellent bar (Mawby and local beer) for dinner - and everyone fits in the galley for a good hearty breakast. It included the... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California, United States
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

This was such a unique trip. My boyfriend and I stayed overnight and did the sunset cruise. You really have to do both. The staff was so nice and accommodating. They all have such great histories and are truly wonderful people. The beds are bunks below deck, but you do have your own area. They allow swimming off the boat... More 

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Island Lake, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Well we found it! Our very special day was enhanced with the Bed and Breakfast. The weather was beautiful and the experience left nothing more to be desired. The crew was a wonderful bunch of hard working young adults that treated everyone on board with the utmost respect and courtesy. The accommodations were better than expected for an 1800 replica... More 

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Waterford, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We spent two nights on the boat. The rooms are simple and small. However, it was a lot of fun. The crew is wonderful. I really cannot say enough good things about them. Everyone we dealt with was friendly, kind and welcoming. Every member of the crew took the time to introduce themselves to us and make sure we were... More 

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Mansfield, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

I had been encouraged to take this cruise by friends who had taken the astronomy cruise a few years earlier. It was everything that I expected. Even though the accomodations were spartan (as advertised), the crew was very friendly and made me feel at home. They were all polished professionals when it came to handling the boat. The wine-tasting each... More 

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McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We spent the night on the boat. The accomodations are spartan, just as described. We slept on deck and it was beautiful. Waking up before sunrise to see swans swimming by and then seeing a fishing boat go out just as the sun rose was a picture perfect experience. Some crew spent the night and more came onboard to prepare... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We enjoyed the evening wine tasting cruise and overnight B&B option on the schooner. B&B guests are taaken on board before the rest fo the cruise passenger to get settled and comfortable. There was a large group of maybe 45 for the wine tasting/dinner cruise which lasted 2 hours. Those who wanted could get involved hoisting the sails, but after... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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83 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Just took the ride, didn't sleep onboard. The short ride was very nice, the crew was very pleasant and light snacks were available. The ride wasn't very long, but then again, that was my expectation. The only places to sit onboard are on benches and sea lockers, so this is not for someone who is looking for "comfort".

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