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Sun-N-Snow Motel
301 South Lake Mitchell Drive, Cadillac, MI 49601   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #11 of 14 Hotels in Cadillac
Manistee, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“cheap hotel to stay in”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

it was ok kind of small and wish there would have been a coffee pot in the room instead of haveing to go to the lobby to get it they need to update the rooms crowded everything on top of each other it was quiet

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Was there for a motorcycle swap meet. Can't tell you what a delight it was to stay in this diamond in the rough. The owners are so accommodating one of the people we were with room was cold and the owner came and brought them a space heater. Our room was nice and toasty! Went over to Charles for dinner. Recommended from the owners had a wonderful meal! Thanks again to the owners see you next year!

Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Decided on a last minute trip to Cadillac on a very busy weekend. Every other hotel was booking up while I was on the phone. Tried this one after finding it on a Google.
Fantastic price, very clean rooms, and the owner stayed up past midnight to welcome us. Very very friendly at such a late hour.
Tiny bathroom and dated, but a steal for the price!

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Lansing, MI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed one night at Sun-n-Snow Motel while we were on a road trip. It's a good budget option. Very simple rooms: bed, dresser, microwave, fridge, etc. Nothing fancy, for sure, but I actually slept pretty well on the mattress, which is saying something for me. Clean and tidy, the original tile in the bathroom is well maintained and the water for the shower is HOT (awesome!).

The only reason why this motel didn't get 4 stars is that it was very cold in our room, regardless of how high we turned the heat up. The reason for this is that there is a huge gap between the door and its frame (room 36). Having a coffee maker in the room would also be nice.

The property could use a little TLC, but looks like it might be a good place for a budget-oriented family reunion since it's right on the lake and the property is set back off the road. The snow was so high that it was hard to tell what it would be like in the summer. Lots of snowmobilers were using it for winter stays. The manager and his wife were helpful.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

We were accused of stealing a top sheet when we came back because I left my pillow in the room. Treated us like crap and would not give me my pillow unless the sheet was returned. Also room was dirty, carpet stained, bedding stained... DONT stay there.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Stayed there this summer, 2013, guess I remember the property back in the 70's when it was maintained. Owners were very friendly and helpful but the property lacks TLC. Very obvious that there is a lack of maintenance although the room still had the charm of the past, comfortable bed and nice view ot the lake, the chair in our room needed to be sent to the dump. Speaking of the lake, view was obstructed by four car tires piled up at the end of the motel. If you smoke you will enjoy the rusted coffee cans outside each room and the view of the garbage containers chained to the posts and weeds that have not been removed in ages! The restaurant had the same name in the past and understand why the change as I am sure they did not want to be associated with the current condition of the motel - food excellent at Lakeside Charlies. Paint and repairs, some overal pride of ownership would go a long way in bringing the property back as it has good value and like I mentioned, operators were very nice and it is on Lake Mitchell!

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Culver, Minnesota, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My husband and I ended up stranded in Cadillac when our motorcycle died in the parking lot right next to the Sun and Snow Motel. We had to push our bike and trailer into their parking lot. When the owners found out about our problem, they were right there to offer help. The motel is an older motel but the rooms are clean, the beds are comfy, the room had a fridge and microwave, and the price was very reasonable. The location, which is right on Lake Mitchell, was fantastic. And once again, the owners were wonderful. You couldn't go wrong staying at this motel.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sun-N-Snow Motel

Address: 301 South Lake Mitchell Drive, Cadillac, MI 49601
Location: United States > Michigan > Cadillac
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 14 Hotels in Cadillac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pleasant family owned hotel. Located close to beach and park. ... more   less 
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