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Reviewed 3 days ago

Iris was great host, always there to answer our questions, and get us bags of ice! Wayfarer has unique wood cabins on a large parcel of land - reminded me of old New England and U.P. fishing resorts. Just like camping - except with hot...More

Thank suncoast66Tampa
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded 2 days ago

Dear suncoast66Tampa, This excellent review should be part of our advertising. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our little 97 year old cabins as well as the entire area. You experienced Pure Michigan and we hope to see you again. Thanks so much :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wayfarer Lodgings has been our home away from home for many years. The quaint,quiet cottages are well kept and just off the beaten path from Frankfort Beach. Its difficult to say which is or favorite cottage because each offers a little song of its...More

Thank HomeGirl17
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HomeGirl17 - such a lovely review. It made my heart sing. Thanks ever so much for taking the time to review the Wayfarer.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a few minutes walk from Lake Michigan and I loved walking the beach there although I had to wear shoes since it's a rocky beach. The cabins are small but well organized to make the best use of the space. Nice retro...More

Thank justwantedtoknow
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded 3 weeks ago

What a great way to start my day in the office. Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Wayfarer. In April of this year, we've had a tsunami-like event, a seiche, on Lake Michigan. Our sandy beach has become a bit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for the weekend, and it was wonderful!! Our cabin was clean and cozy, and the owners were very friendly and helpful. The beds were comfortable, the location is perfect, quiet and quaint, but close enough to visit the nearby towns for the...More

Thank Becki P
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. It is much appreciated

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason I hesitate to write this review is because I don't want anyone to know about this special place! It's so peaceful and quaint. It's close to the beach, hiking and biking trails and great restaurants. This is my 4th time staying there...More

Thank cheryl D
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cheryl, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I hope that we will always have a cabin for you!

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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June 26, 2018|
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Response from Mummzie | Property representative |
Hello :) We cannot give discounts during July and August. We give a repeat guest discount, as well as a retired military discount. We allow a small number of dogs at a cost of $20 per pet, per night
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"Cottages 7-10 have great "back yards" with grills and a picnic table for each cottage."
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"Recommend kitchenette cabins if staying longer than 3 nights, well worth the upgrade!"
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"All the cottages are great, look at the pictures of the floor plans and the gallery photos."
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"MUST do the walk to the lake. Don't get off the path. LOTS of poison Ivy."
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