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Harbor View Motel

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Crossville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

In my opinion the Harbor View Motel is the best place to stay on the Island if you come over on the Ferry and do not rent a car. We stayed in unit 6. It has a great view of the Harbor, is right in the middle of downtown and has everything you need to enjoy your stay. One bedroom... More 

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Marion
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367 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Manager was very helpful with reservation over phone and patient with all my first time tourist questions. Office opened at two, ferry arrived about 1:45, we were allowed to check right in instead of having to wait or lug our stuff with us to get a late lunch. Also got good suggestions on where to eat and what to see... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Located about 100 yards from the Beaver Island Ferry, swimming pool, Cable TV, refrigerator, microwave, clean, everything worked. No complaints, we had unit 14. This is a remote island to relax. Great for off road bicycle riders. Spend at least 2 nights. A few restaurants nearby, beach about a block away, several kayak rentals and bike rentals nearby.

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1 Thank bob1cat
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointed! Never had unit 6 before. Was sold as "sleeps 6" but only slept 4 with a couch. Shower door was off hinges. Not remodeled since early 70's. 40 years of visiting this island and our first BIG disappointment. We appreciate the charm of the units but this was just in a shambles and didn't offer the space it... More 

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Trisha C, Manager at Harbor View Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have forwarded your comments to the owner of Unit #6 and know that improvements are planned. Each of our Housekeeping Units are furnished and decorated individually by its owner. We are looking forward to hopefully accommodate you in the future in one of our other units. More 

Muskegon County, Michigan
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great value, nice room, very clean. The person that worked at the motel was very nice and informative. Had a microwave and coffee maker in the room. Great view of the lake and easy access to main street.

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1 Thank Zentrekker
michigan
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Just spent 2 nights at Harbor View and thought it was excellent. We were the only guests ( since it is mid week and after Labor Day) and it was extremely clean and comfortable. Very nice grounds. It is directly across from the Ferry dock, which was perfect since we brought our car ( and had to be at the... More 

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4 Thank cebee
Midland, Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The price for staying at this motel was conveniently low. While the room was obviously clean, the linens were worn, the bathtub drained SLOWLY and the tub faucet dripped water. We really missed having air conditioning and had trouble locating motel staff when we needed things for our room. Being situated right across from the ferry dock and in the... More 

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Grand Rapids
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115 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Appreciated the privacy of separate bedrooms. Bathroom was very basic. Newer television and furniture. 13 year-old appreciated the pool. Ceiling fan in the Living Area, Box fan for one of the bedrooms. Another box fan would have been nice or window AC units... Owner was very pleasant and helpful Great location for shopping, restaurants, public beaches.

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Plainwell
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

This motel and suites is a mom and pop type right across from the boat dock. It is the only one with a pool. The pool is spotless! The rooms are in knotty pine up north style. They are clean and reasonable in price, but older in style. This is our second stay with them. Very convenient to everything.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located just steps from the Beaver Island Boat Dock and Marina in the heart of St. James Harbor. Awesome hilltop views of Paradise Bay and Whiskey Point Lighthouse. Efficiency Units and 2-Bedroom Housekeeping Units. Private Swimming pool(heated), Satellite TV and complimentary WIFI. Sorry, no pets allowed. Seasonally operated from May through November. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor View Motel

Address: 26246 Back Hwy, Beaver Island, MI 49782
Location: United States > Michigan > Charlevoix County > Beaver Island
Number of rooms: 13
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