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Empire Lakeshore Inn

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Inn has a great location, but really needs some updating, with the summer rates, this should be possible. The air conditioner was noisy and inefficient. It probably came from the early 1970's. The sink was plugged up badly. The Keurig did not work until the manager pushed it in the socket more. Really??? When a plastic hook on the... More 

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Cayucos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time on a recent trip to Empire staying at this sweet motel. The rooms were clean and the beds very comfortable with soft bedspreads and plenty of pillows. A cover over the outside hall gave space for hanging out in the rain and adirondack chairs scattered in the grass provided comfortable, attractive outdoor space too. And... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently traveled to Empire with another couple. We really enjoyed our stay at this motel. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Staff was accommodating and helpful. Walking distance to a beautiful beach, restaurant, ice cream parlor, and local shops. Quick drive to Glen Arbor. This location is family friendly and we will likely stay here again

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a blast, super close to the beach, food, ice cream. Very welcoming. Staff were polite and accommodating. We were comfortable and the residents were super friendly. We will visit again. Thank you!

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DeWitt, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff was friendly, room was clean, bed was comfortable (double beds only). Found plenty of free outlets for charging electronic devices. I liked the sound machine that offered six different calming sounds for relaxation. We didn’t use the A/C but we did use the fan mode for white-noise.

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Farmington, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay for a family of four. Good location, close to the beach in a quiet community. Spent 3 nights with the kids and had close access to park, dunes, visitor center across the street, and a few local restaurants.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience during our recent stay. Rooms were spacious, clean, and quiet. Staff was welcoming, helpful, and very friendly. I travelled alone with two children ( 8 and 10) and felt super safe. Located was perfect!

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Wyandotte, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This inn was cozy, clean, and perfectly located. Hotel service was prompt and courteous. Great for family trips to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. My family would definitely stay here again!

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Hastings, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For such a high price it was not what I expected at all, Old, dated, no phone in room, only provided ONE towel , washcloth, etc per person, I will say it was fairly clean. Nice staff. Would not recommend

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Shelby Township, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great area to do hiking, biking and beaches! This was the perfect location. Room was clean and remodeled. Beds were comfortable. Empire is a perfect place to stay to fully enjoy sleeping bear dune area.

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just Under Went a 12 Room Makeover! Empire Lakeshore Inn is the only hotel located in the quaint little village of Empire, Michigan. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, grocery stores and the famous Empire Beach. We are nestled in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, with close access to hiking trails, fishing, kayaking and much, much more. Come stay with us in one of our our 12 unique rooms. This old fashion Mom and Pop hotel has undergone many fresh updates but still holds true to that good small town nostalgic feeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Empire Lakeshore Inn

Address: 11730 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9403 (Formerly Lakeshore Inn Motel)
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Price Range: $82 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Empire Lakeshore Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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