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Duneswood Resort

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7194 S Dune Hwy, Empire, MI 49630-9765 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to rent some rooms at Duneswood for family overflow. Wonderful hosts, clean accommodations, fair pricing (so much up here is grossly overpriced) and a great location were factors in our decision to choose Duneswood.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

I discovered Duneswood while biking the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail and was immediately charmed by the location and property itself. I’ve since returned 3 times. Classic/rustic/retro/peaceful could all describe the vibe here, but however you look at it, Duneswood is a special getaway. No, most...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank TJ_Douglas75
Response from Debbie R, Owner at Duneswood ResortResponded November 12, 2018

Quite a few of our customers didn't notice us until they were riding along the bike path. This is the perfect location if you want to leave your car and see the nature of the park on your bike.

Reviewed November 4, 2018

The stay at Duneswood was great! If you like being in the woods this is a great spot...the room was clean and bed was very comfortable it had a back door to walk out back and sit if you wanted to. The dunes were right...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Debbie R, Owner at Duneswood ResortResponded November 12, 2018

Yes the fall colors are beautiful all around our property and along the road. Glad you took the time to enjoy them.

Reviewed October 25, 2018

great cabin to stay at when being up north for marathonroom is clean. There is a common area room that is big and you canwatch tv use microwave or relaxclose to empire and is right on the marathon run

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Debbie R, Owner at Duneswood ResortResponded October 30, 2018

Marathon weekends are so fun because the participants go right past our front door. It is great to watch and cheer the runners or bikers on from our front porch.

Reviewed October 24, 2018

We enjoyed our 2 night stay in unit 9. It is rustic but comfortable and our host was nice and accommodating. We would definitely stay again! We were there for the color tour and enjoyed fewer crowds and gorgeous colors! We didn’t use the bike...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Debbie R, Owner at Duneswood ResortResponded October 30, 2018

The colors have been beautiful this year. Glad you found time to enjoy them.

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Located in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, is on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Bike/Ski Trail. Bike rentals on site. We are within walking/riding distance of the Dune Climb, Lake More Michigan, Glen Haven, Glen Arbor and Empire. Free WiFi, private bathrooms, cable TV, campfires, nature trail and cooking options. Most units are air conditioned. The North Wing is perfect for group events. It has 5 guest rooms plus a Community Room with full kitchen/living/dining space for guests of the North Wing to share. If you prefer a more private experience the South Wing is for you. Each room has its own refrigerator, microwave and coffee pot. There is a one bedroom cabin in the center of the resort next to the owner/managers house which has it all. BBQ, picnic tables, campfire, 120 old historic barn and nature trail out back for everyone to enjoy. If you want to get married at or near Duneswood ask about our special wedding packages where you rent the entire 12 room resort and grounds for your special event. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
$65 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
$65 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
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Room & Suite (17)
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MamaSus47
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Debbie R | Property representative |
Yes, room #1 has a king bed and shower with tv, wifi and a/c. Room #2 can also have a king bed.
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golczy
August 3, 2016|
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Response from Debbie R | Property representative |
Room #10 has an extra large bathroom with 5' turning radius, ADA toilet and sink. Grab bars around toilet and in shower, but there is a 2" curb around shower. Room #4 has grab bars in the bathroom but it is not large enough... More
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"Our only problem was shortage of hot water in the morning."
Inspire743818
Oct 24, 2018
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"South end rooms #6 and higher have coffee pots and other amenities. Choose those first."
827coryd
Oct 15, 2018
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"Amazing, can walk to dunes. Good"
TrailBlazer533292
Oct 14, 2018
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"It could use bigger shower."
louiecronk
Sep 16, 2018
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