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The Dunes Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What an enchanting place. The staff is friendly and very welcoming. Everything was spotless clean with top notch service. Very responsible rates that will have us coming back on a regular basis. We spent one night and left feeling like family.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there with friends, there is a part of the resort that is totally outdated and need renovations. There was one room they rented out that the bathroom was not ready, totally under constructions. The guest had a discount but had to shower outside.

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Carmel, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by the bar at the Dunes - I noticed they have a banner celebrating their 35th anniversary. I've been there in the past but it's been a few years. To my surprise the drag queen at the door said there was a $20 cover! The cover includes nothing just entry into the bar. My partner and felt that they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's true that this place is more oriented toward the LGBT crowd, but I am sure they would not turn away anyone else during the weekdays. Weekends are almost always booked in advance. Rooms are very nice and clean; hard-working and friendly cleaning staff! Leave them a good tip and you will get great service! Nice pool area and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Douglas just 5 minutes from downtown Saugatuck, The DUNES is a fantastic getaway with a couple Motel-styled buildings, some small Cottages, a pool and an indoor/outdoor night club to boot. We travelled the 13 hours from our own "Gay Friendly Beach resort town" of Asbury Park to check out what our great-lakes brothers and sisters could call the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My husband & I recently spent a long weekend here - first time in Saugatuck. Once you get there, its immediately obvious that the owners have invested quite a bit of time & money in the place - everything looks updated and clean, very well done. Besides the clean & attractive pool space (with pool bar), the nightclub area is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The Dunes is so much fun. Came for Memorial Day weekend. The rooms are everything you need, the pool is a great place to make new friends and the drinks/bartenders are outstanding. Will def be back. It's not directly on the water but a short 5 min drive away.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Northern Lights Condos (across the street) are rented through The Dunes owners and are often filled with The Dunes overflow. The Northern Lights Condo rentals themselves are an excellent vacation location and nice, but their walls are paper thin. I could hear the neighbors closing their cupboard doors between 2-3AM! Don't expect to get any sleep due to the Dunes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We've stayed in Douglas/Saugatuck for the past four years on summer vacation--always the first week of August, give or take. First year we stayed in a cottage rental. Meh. Second and third we stayed at Northern Lights Condos across the street from The Dunes. These are managed by The Dunes; very nice but a bit removed from the fun. Last... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I had a lower cottage for 3 days, it was nice to sit outside where they have some chairs. The bar is very fun and the dance floor was great. They had a show with Rick and Kelly in the piano bar that was excellent. Very talented musicians. The only thing that was wrong was that there was dried blood... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For over 34 years, The Dunes Resort has provided a simple, comfortable gay hotel experience. Gays and lesbians come to escape the doldrums of Middle America and enjoy a day, weekend, or complete gay friendly vacation. Now crowned one of the largest gay and lesbian resorts and entertainment complexes in the Midwest, The Dunes Gay Hotel, formerly the Douglas Dunes Resort, is heralded as Western Michigan's premier gay and lesbian vacation destination and a pinnacle of the gay Saugatuck - Douglas community. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunes Resort

Address: 333 Blue Star Hwy, PO Box 894, Douglas, MI 49406
Location: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Douglas
Price Range: $150 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 81
Also Known As:
The Dunes Hotel Douglas
Dunes Hotel Saugatuck
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