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Wayfarer Lodgings

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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Wayfarer for a girl's weekend. The cottages are clean, retro and adorable. Kitchen was fully stocked with coffee pot, toaster, etc. (There was even a blender). The cottages are in a great location and the property is beautiful. It was just a...More

Thank M473YLbarbaras
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded October 25, 2017

Dear Ladies, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are looking forward to your next outing up north.

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Loved staying here with my husband. It can be very romantic or kid friendly! The owners were very helpful and super nice! You feel right at home. If you’re wanting to get away and get close to nature.. but not to close lol... then this...More

Thank staciehusted
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you so much for this review. See you when the mushrooms sing :)

Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I called to rent a cottage, there were 2 available. Both were the same price, one had a kitchenette, one didn't. We wanted the one with the kitchenette - the woman that rented to us talked us out of it saying that...More

Thank 248Engineer
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded October 1, 2017

Lies! From beginning to end. I can't even begin to answer this review.

Reviewed September 25, 2017

For the past 10 years, we have enjoyed the hospitality of Mike and Iris Jones during our fishing trips. The cottages that they have to offer are ideally located on M22. We are close to Frankfort for fishing and just a short drive to Manistee...More

Thank Paul K
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded September 29, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post this review, Paul. We love having you and Ed here each fall. It helps that you shower us with gifts ;) Enjoy your upcoming trip across the pond

Reviewed September 22, 2017

I stayed in one of the cottages at Wayfarer Lodgings for three nights with my husband and two young children. We couldn't have loved our experience more. Coming from Chicago and living in the middle of the big city, my children were absolutely delighted to...More

Thank Courtney W
Response from Innkeeper_Iris, Owner at Wayfarer LodgingsResponded September 24, 2017

Dear Courtney and family - come back any time! Thank you so much for this lovely review. For an update on the chickens, go to my blog. You will giggle

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"We were in cabin #8"
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"Some of the cottages have kitchenettes of you prefer to do some cooking."
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"They have a good variety of cabins. Kitchen, no kitchen etc. Cabin 6 is on the far end of first row."
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"Decide whether you want a kitchen or not since the rates will vary."
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