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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My lovely wife and I spent five wonderful nights in the Maple Room in the Carriage House. We have stayed at The House on the Hill many times in the past and have never regretted doing so. The owners (Marci and Phil) are one of the nicest couples you will ever meet and are making improvements to the property every... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights at the fabulous House on the Hill, and it was the perfect place for our annual Church Staff Retreat. We had five of the eight rooms and took over almost the whole house. 1) The Cherry Room: "My favorite was the open, serene and welcoming atmosphere. With each room having its own amenities and the spaciousness... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time at House on the Hill, we really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are very nice and we had lovely breakfasts. The owners are wonderful to deal with. Good time was had by all. The house and grounds are beautiful. During good weather the lake across the street as available for water activities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Maple Room in the Carriage House, a lovely, contemporary room with hardwood floors, fireplace, and a private patio with views of a small brook on the property. After a long day of sightseeing, we decided to have wine and cheese on the patio, watch the neighborhood barn cat play in the apple trees, and explore the... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a nice time with us. So glad you were able to unwind and have your little picnic on the patio. It is a perfect setting for that! Please come back for another visit and thank you for your kind review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at this beautiful home! Every breakfast was delicious, and the location is convenient for scenic northern Michigan drives. Thank you for your hospitality and kindness, Marci and Phillip!

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househill, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and congratulations on your engagement! More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I stayed in the Aspen Room in the Carriage House. The carriage house is located right behind the inn. The room was very nice, but wish it had a TV for nighttime. The grounds were beautiful, very tranquil. There is a small brook behind the carriage house and across the street a lake with a small beach and... More 

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househill, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind words and hopefully we will see you in the future! More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marci and Phil make you feel like family! The beautiful table settings on the spacious front porch feel upscale but welcoming and comfortable. The menu was creative and perfectly prepared and the courses were well-timed. What a wonderful way to start the day!

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househill, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad you caught our attention to detail! We take great pride in serving our guests a satisfying breakfast that they will remember. Thank you for your kind words. Hope to see you again! More 

Saint Clair Shores
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Maple room for three nights this past week. It was wonderful and beautiful. Loved the deck on the back of the carriage house over looking the brook. The trail behind the inn are very pretty and quiet. Marci made a wonderful and delicious breakfast every morning. Breakfast on the porch in the morning over looking the... More 

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househill, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a positive experience since it was your first time at a Bed and Breakfast! It was a pleasure to meet you both. Thank you so much for your generous review. More 

Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at the House on the Hill was very pleasant. We stayed in The Maple Room and enjoyed the privacy it offered. Sitting on the deck, overlooking the woods and the babbling brook, was very relaxing. Only complaint with the room was a "too soft" mattress. The breakfasts were wonderful. Marci is a talented chef and the presentation was... More 

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househill, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

We are glad you appreciated the privacy of the Maple Room. That babbling brook just has a way of relaxing you! We are sorry that the mattress was too soft for you. The mattress is brand new, so we are disappointed that it was not to your comfort. We find that mattress comfort can be subjective, so it is hard... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Marcie was super friendly, warm, gracious and helpful - one of our best hosts this trip! There was a nice area with a few snacks and drinks to welcome us, along with an ice machine which was appreciated. The Tamarack room in the carriage house looked nice in the pictures, but once there just felt worn and outdated, especially the... More 

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mpalajac, Owner at The House on the Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, everyone appreciates our new guest center. We provide abundant snacks, anytime coffee, extra plates, ice machine, fully stocked beverage refrigerator, all complimentary. All pillows are covered, even the extra pillows which you can use for your comfort. At our beach, our all inclusive B&B inn offers Stand-Up Paddle Boards, kayaks, paddle boat, and canoe. As... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northern Michigan's Premier Bed and Breakfast overlooks peaceful St. Clair Lake, part of the Chain of Lakes. Paddle Boards, Kayaks and Canoe available during your visit. 53 Wooded acres, groomed hiking trails, spectacular gardens and sitting areas. Walking distance to the restaurant The Rowe Inn. Memorable sit-down full breakfasts. King or queen beds in every room, along with private bath. Elegantly appointed. Winter packages. Open year-round. Charlevoix, 11 miles. Petoskey, 25 miles. Traverse City, 38 miles. Voted #1 Best Bed & Breakfast in Northwest Michigan for two consecutive years . ... more   less 

Additional Information about The House on the Hill

Address: 9661 Lake St, Ellsworth, MI 49729-9671
Location: United States > Michigan > Antrim County > Ellsworth
Price Range: $184 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The House on the Hill 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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