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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I have no complaints. Stayed here in august 2013. The room was clean and cozy. There was no shampoo, but when I asked at the front desk, the owner gave me some small samples to use. The pool was clean and inviting. The morning coffee was a short walk from our room. The hotel was about a ten minute drive... More 

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Topinabee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

A group of 8 of us attended a wedding at crystal mountain and with the color tour in full blast this was our last choice for a motel for the night. If we would have only known I would have driven the 3 hours home and saved my $60.... Well 66.60 with tax.. Right from the moment four of us... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Spent the night here as our first night around Lake Michigan. Would stay again. Our visit was quiet and comfortable, no frills. You may need to bring your own shampoo/conditioner, as there was none in our room. Ice and coffee are a short walk to the office.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stopped at this place returning from the Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City. Since the holiday was 2 days past, we figured we could find a decent off season rate like we did the previious night in Traverse City. Boy were we in the wrong. The place looked nearly empty that evening and the front desk was unoccupied... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My friend and I stayed there for 4 nights and we had no problems! Hosts were friendly, offered information when asked, had a light continental breakfast but neither of us eat in the morning but I do drink my coffee and there was always plenty. One morning while out sitting at the pool early they came out to clean and... More 

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2 Thank Sherri S
Pendleton, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We stopped here on the first leg of our trip around the coast of Michigan and we were pleasantly surprised with a nice motel. Bob made us feel welcome from the onset, and the rooms were old-style and clean, which was a nice break for us. We would recommend Bella Vista Inn and a stay at Bear Lake to any... More 

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Sale Creek, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

48 hour cancellation policy is not reasonable. Having not seen the property and then canceling the room on weekday cost one nights stay. Conflict with the front desk continued during a follow up phone call.

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Corunna, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

My husband and I stayed over a weekend. We were asked by the lady at the front desk to turn off the AC when we left the room. It was a cool, rainy weekend, so that was not a big deal. She also let us know the pool was being repaired and apologized for this. The furniture was old and... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

my son and daughter n law got married august 4th 2012, they reserved a room and payed for it a couple months back, they called to verified the reservation to make sure they still have the room. the manager said they gave the room away to someone else, my daughter in law started crying, the manager hung up on her... More 

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2 Thank Ron P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

No, it's not a big commercial chain, so don't apply the same criteria. Pleasant hosts, comfortable beds, clean room and nice pool. They ask that the AC be shut off when you're out for an extended period... a very reasonable request.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bella Vista Inn

Address: 12273 West St, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614-9440
Location: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Bear Lake
Price Range: $93 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bella Vista Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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