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Saline, Michigan
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The carpeting was filthy, ripped, very old bleached and faded stained! My feet were BLACK with in 20. Minutes! The bathroom was full of black mold! The heater next to the toilet was dirty and incredibly rusted! Towels were stained, dirty looking and fraying! The beds were the worst there were coils coming up just under the mattress. When we... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reserved this hotel on a whim. I reserved two rooms. My rooms were in the "old" section of the hotel. There was a musty smell in the room. The windows were painted shut. I noticed a few large stains on the carpet. The bathroom was clean. The biggest letdown was breakfast. There were only a few choices. The best... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The windows are so dirty you cannot see out of them there is no screen on the patio slider we stayed in the upper level Corner View best best room in the house I believe. There's no smoking it did not smell it. The carpet was faded from the Sun but everything looked clean. If you can handle the smell... More 

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Auburn, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

As in other reviews, this hotel is in dire need of renovation. The room was not filthy but was not clean either. The carpet needs cleaned badly and we didn't feel comfortable using the hot tub because it just looked gross. The towels in the bathroom are super thin and are yellow. The hotel has a great location but is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I was traveling north to photograph a wedding. Decided to stop off in Cadillac for the night. They didn't have any of the regular rooms available, but they did have what they call their "Contractors Rooms". It may not have been as luxurious as the other rooms, but it was clean and was very sufficient for my needs. These rooms... More 

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Thank Deborrah F
Livonia, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Yes the property is dated, however the location is prime! The rooms are priced budget as I am sure the owners are aware of the need for updates. I suggest the lakeside rooms. We had a patio that is only steps to the beach area. We rented a paddleboat and kayaks that the kids loved! There is also a patio... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This place is a sorry excuse for a hotel! We experienced a dorm room type atmosphere with college kids partying and walking half naked in the hall ways. Music blaring with doors open from the other guests. We asked the front desk if they cut off the partying at some point and their response was "Oh no, they go all... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This hotel has not been touch since the early 80's ...rooms are dated and in disrepair. Heat register in bathroom was all rust and filthy. Old tube TVs. Tried to eat in the bar/restaurant and had to return my horribly tough steak...the escargot was wonderful though. The only bright spot was our wonderful server....she was outstanding and professional. Have stayed... More 

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Niles, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here twice in my life - once ten years ago and now again this past weekend. Ten years ago, as a college student, the hotel was tolerable. Since that time, the hotel has not made any steps towards updating or (it seems) maintenance of the hotel rooms at all. The carpet had cigarette burns and large stains,... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is the longest review I've ever written on Trip Advisor. Where to begin... When we arrived, first flag should have been the lack of snow removal and the trim work hanging haphazardly from the exterior of the building. After the warm temps, rain & winds the parking area had become a full ice rink with "ponds" everywhere (notice, I... More 

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waynefox, Owner at Cadillac Sands Resort, responded to this review

This person is obviously a very mean and vindictive individual who does not have a valid complaint and whose review is totally exaggerated.We were in the middle of a power outage with damaging high winds and flooding, thus the building damage and "ice rinks". There was no odor - we had just recently repainted the entire resort. The water dripping... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Cadillac Sands Resort

Address: 6319 M-115, Cadillac, MI 49601
Location: United States > Michigan > Cadillac
Price Range: $112 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cadillac Sands Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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