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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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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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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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Meadville, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

Run by two delightful sisters, Mary and Margaret. I truly felt like my mom was serving me breakfast. They were friendly, helpful and charming. The house is a beautiful Victorian covered with gingerbread and flowers. The bay is just a few steps away, and if you book the Victoria Room, you can sit on your private balcony and watch the... More 

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Address: 1130 Bluff Street, Bay View, MI 49770
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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