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Empire Lakeshore Inn

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Port Huron, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would stay here again. The room was clean and quite and the manager very nice and helpful. Mark even called a friend when our car would not start. He came right away and gave us a jump. The only tip I would say is to add blow dryers to all rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Would stay here again if ever in the area. Great location near a beach and the Dunes Park office. Check in was fast and easy, the room was nice enough (not brand new but very clean). More towels brought quickly (reserved for 4 people but only had enough towels for 2). The man checking us in was efficient and also... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best location to stay when visiting Sleeping Bear Dunes. Incredible views from the beach. Lots to do. Affordable lodging. Very good customer service. Mark was very knowledgeable about the area and gave us lots of great suggestions on things to do.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was spacious and clean. The Staff was friendly, but responses were a little delayed. We were glad that the room had a small fridge. Conveniently located on the main street near grocery store, gas station, rental stores, souvenir shops etc. Also just a short walk to the beach, but beach parking is available. Just a few small issues:... More 

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rochester, mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in room 201 for three nights...it was decorated so nicely. It has obviously been renovated recently, new carpet, comforters, paint, shower curtain, etc. It was so comfortable, it felt like a guest room in someone's house instead of a hotel! The owner was so friendly and knowledgeable, he gave us tons of ideas for things to do in... More 

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Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In a perfect location for exploring Sleeping Bear and the peninsula. Pizza nearby. Family tavern nearby. Grocery nearby. Well-kept and clean. Separate 'kitchen ' sink, fridge and microwave. Window A/C. I'd recommend to all and go back myself.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The pictures online don't do this Inn justice. This is a really wonderful place in a super awesome location. The owners are wonderful, and our room was clean and ready when we arrived. I don't know if all the rooms are like ours, but ours was decorated cottage-rustic style. The bathroom was very clean, and the kitchenette looked new and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect base to explore Empire and Sleeping Bear area. Really close to scenic route and trails. Empire is lovely, pretty little place. Staff at Lakeshore very friendly and helpful. Room comfortable, all we needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights with our two young boys. Excellent location and a nice clean room. No complaints here. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Overall very pleased with our stay and would definitely recommend.

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

This motel and the clerk was friendly from the start. The clerk was knowledgeable and helpful about the tourist attractions. We arrived early so they got our room ready early. The room was cute and cozy. Very inviting. Delicious and friendly Mom and Pops restaurants within walkin distance. The motel was right in the center of the main attractions.

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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
  • 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 (Formerly Lakeshore Inn Motel)
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Price Range: $71 - $159 (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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