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7194 S Dune Hwy, Empire, MI 49630-9765
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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 Michigan, Glen Haven, Glen Arbor and Empire. Free WiFi, private bathrooms, cable TV, campfires, nature trail and cooking options. All units have private bathrooms and 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 and two bedroom cabin in the center of the resort and they have it all! Step out your back door and enjoy BBQ, picnic tables, yard games, campfire, an historic barn and nature trail to the dunes.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bicycle rental
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Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Tony B wrote a review Aug 3
53 contributions7 helpful votes
We visited Sleeping Bear Dunes For two days and stayed two nights at Duneswood. Very nice place, easy check-in and check-out, and the staff was responsive to our questions. Our one bedroom loading was clean and comfortable. Located near the bike trail and Dune Climb, the Resort is in an ideal location. Short drives to Empire and Glen Arbor.
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Date of stay: July 2020
oodude7 wrote a review Sep 2019
AZO15 contributions4 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Duneswood Resort is special. It is almost inside the National Park. Unpretentious, simple and wonderful. Hike up the dune in their back yard and you will see. Short drive to Glen Arbor with shops and oh so special eateries.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Debbie R, Owner at Duneswood Resort
Responded Sep 10, 2019
I agree, we are in a special location and try to maintain a homey feeling.
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frauschrau wrote a review Jul 2020
Holland, Michigan3 contributions
No contact check in and out was easy, although I would have enjoyed being able to talk with our hostess face to face. Our room was clean and well kept. While the building is older than some would like, it felt more like staying in a cabin and we had access to outdoor seating, grill area and a fire pit. The location is perfect - close to all the places we wanted to visit in the Sleeping Bear Dunes area, especially the beach and Glen Arbor. Leland was a short drive away. We didn't bring our bikes but the bike path was right out front and Duneswood would make a good place to head out from for biking.
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Date of stay: July 2020
jessiejmae wrote a review Jul 2020
Farmington, Michigan1 contribution
Room was very clean and everything was as pictured and described don the website. Very easy check in and check out. Very close to the Dunes and a nice picturesque drive from the nearby towns such as Glen Arbor and Leland, Mi.
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Date of stay: July 2020
MartaPredko wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We love how welcoming the owners are. This was our second stay here and we loved it. Accommodations are simple, but enough. Proximity to nature, the dunes and the beach is unbeatable. We are dog owners and this place is dog friendly which we greatly appreciate. We will be back.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Duneswood Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Duneswood Resort?
Nearby attractions include Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (4.4 miles), Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (2.6 miles), and Sleeping Bear Dunes (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Duneswood Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and meeting rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Duneswood Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Duneswood Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Duneswood Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Duneswood Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cherry Public House, Shipwreck Cafe, and Blu.
Are pets allowed at Duneswood Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Duneswood Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.