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Empire Lakeshore Inn

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Vicksburg, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a short walk to Lake Michigan, this newly renovated motel is wonderful! Perfect place to stay along M-22. Right outside Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Anytime we vacation that way, we will definitely be staying there again!

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Stow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the location...friendly Joe's to eat at, a neat beach for the morning coffee, and sunsets., a gas station, a bike rental with a good guy running it, and you have the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Visitor Center to hang out at and ask questions

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed on the second floor, the building is older so creaks, but modern updates in the rooms. I love the Michigan mapping wall paper! The front desk staff (which might also be the owners, not sure) were very friendly and helpful for advice on the area. Restaurant is two blocks away, a nice walk on the way to the... More 

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Holly, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to stay. Very clean. Just a short walk to Lake Michigan and a beautiful park. Walking distance to restaurants. Close to Sleeping Bear dunes, and other small towns. Very good location. Would recommend staying there and would stay there again.

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Valparaiso, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted with a clean room, nicely decorated, plenty of towels, and basics such as coffeemaker and wifi. Drawbacks: dim lighting; no luggage rack; ran out of hot water in the shower; mgt. not available overnight or in the morning (office door locked). It's a bit pricey for what it offers (bed only). However, our 2-night stay was pleasant,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Near sleeping bear lakeshore . Took Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive.Great place to see sunset at stop #9. Did dune climb .It took us about 3 hours for round trip. Hike ends at the beach. Explore entire Leelanau peninsula by car.Had so much fun.

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Pontiac
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Inn, clean and well kept. Grounds were nice. The location was great for touring the Lelenau peninsula including the sleeping bear dunes. the room could use a luggage stand and the cooler off the floor. Would stay there again without hesitation.

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Hopkins, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, nicely decorated. All the comforts of home. Mark the owner was very friendly and helpful. It was nice staying in traditional like home hotel versus chain hotel. Will definitely stay again and would recommend to friends.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights while we were in the area to hike and bike in the National park. The room was clean and comfortable, no problems. Nothing fancy, but we had everything we needed. Breakfast is not included but there was a small refrigerator in the room so we brought our breakfast food with us and ate in the room... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No difference between our weekly rate and weekend rate. We stayed five nights and even on Mackinaw island we got a discount for staying at least 4 nights-nothing like that here. Other than that the room was fairly large and worked nicely for our family of 3.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $71 - $149 (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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