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indiana
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this B&B 6 nights beforehand. Stayed in the Honeymoon/Anniversary Suite with the balcony. Beautiful view! Lovely grass area along the lake. Would make a wonderful very small wedding venue. Mary, owner & hostess was absolutely delightful. It was like I was staying with my grandmother again. Home is done up very cottage like, florals, pinks, lace, wicker. Bed was... More 

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Thank Pat K
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at the Gingerbread House B&B in August. The house, which was originally built as a rooming house in the late 1800's, was delightful and comfortable. The Innkeeper/owner, Mary, was knowledgeable about the area, warm and witty. We stayed in the 2nd story room with the porch overlooking the bay - lovely. I would stay at... More 

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Farmington Hills, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Innkeeper and owner, Mary, was very sweet and a perfect hostess. The Gingerbread house is in the quaint and timeless community of Bay View. A great deal of history wrapped up in a perfect getaway with a lovely breakfast and accommodations. Thank you for the great time Mary!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Mary, the innkeeper, is the most wonderful person - a joy to talk to! She was so welcoming from the moment we arrived. She had wine and cheese and crackers and was ready to tell us about the house and the Petoskey area. We stayed in a room with a king size bed and also had a separate sitting area... More 

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Mary Gruber herself is enough to make you want to stay here. I've never met a more helpful, sweet, friendly, flexible, kind, interesting, and classy inn keeper anywhere. She is a gem. Oh, by the way, the house and the breakfasts are great, too. But go there to meet Mary! You won't regret it, that I can promise.

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Wonderful host, Mary! Old world Victorian beach house. Very pretty and nicely appointed. Close to historic cottages - well worth walking around and close to beach access. A bit noisy - can't be helped as it is on 31.

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Delray
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Mary makes you feel at home. She is your loving mother, your loving grandmother, she is your best friend. We were two couples and had a wonderful time. Mary is informative, kind, wise, and welcoming. Her breakfasts are unique and delicious. She guided us to tasty restaurants and fun local experiences. You cannot miss this bed and breakfast! We are... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Stayed here over Labor Day with family in all four rooms. We were in Petoskey for my daughters wedding. Mary is one of a kind and certainly one of the nicest people we have ever met. Jumped right in and helped my wife with some wedding stuff, obviously the breakfast's she made were top notch, and her Granddaughter Megan was... More 

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Lansing
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We paid $135 for a room in September, which I thought was overpriced but it was a charming little place with amazing breakfast. An old woman runs it and she cooks everything from scratch, which I liked. Her gingerbread cookies were the best I've ever had! We also had good company (2 couples) join us for breakfast, which is what... More 

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I hesitate to share this review, simply because I'd like to keep this secret all to myself. Mary makes each and every guest feel like family visiting for a wonderful, carefree lake vacation. Breakfast is homemade with love, rooms are delightful lakeside havens. We were fortunate to have the private balcony enjoying views of the beautiful bay at all times... More 

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Additional Information about The Gingerbread House

Address: 1130 Bluff, Bay View, MI 49770-5004
Location: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Bay View
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Price Range: $50 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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