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Detroit, Michigan
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The preferred and usual feeling at a B&B is one of friendly welcome from start to finish. Not so here. No friendly greeting, smile, welcome at all. Arrival in the dining room for breakfast met with silence...nada. Small Room off parking ;lot was clean enough but hardly cozy and warm. Dreary furnishings...really need redecorated, especially considering the price charged. It... More 

Lakeville, Indiana
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51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed 2 night's in this lovely inn. The area is beautiful. The inn is centrally located. The room was great, the breakfast was great. I would definitely recommend this inn and would stay here again.

Thank Kristen N
Center Moriches, New York
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186 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place and nice people. The room was clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. The staff were so nice, very friendly and helpful. The location is just a bike ride away from just about everything around.

Thank Dillon X
McDonough, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Sylvan Inn during the end of June and beginning of July. The weather in Glen Arbor that week was a perfect mid 70s and sunny. The Inn is beautiful with a very relaxing, "you are at home" vibe. The wrap around front porch, along with outdoor tables, invites you to sit, chill and take... More 

Thank valeriefields
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice place and nice people. Our room was certainly satisfactory (clean and nicely decorated), the daily Breakfast was decent, and the location ideal. A bike ride away from just about everything around. We would stay again if we were to return to the area.

Thank Chris M
Belmont, Michigan
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great location for a short stay in the beautiful little village of Glen Arbor. The big old front porch and dry sauna and hot tub were perfectly relaxing and delightful. The room was a bit tight, and it's an old house so the floors creak, old windows can slam shut without warning, and shared bathrooms with other guests can be... More 

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Topeka, Indiana
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Pros: Convenient location, excellent breakfast, clean rooms, an excellent breeze with the windows open on the third floor. Cons: There is no peek of the lake from the third floor room and should not, in my opinion, be advertised as such. Table is completely unusable in the room, it is wobbly and it dumped my laptop onto the floor. Needs... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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364 reviews
98 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

During a weekend visit, we spent a night at the Sylvan Inn. This lovely old house is conveniently located in downtown Glen Arbor in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes. There are a total of 14 comfy guest rooms. Some rooms have private baths and some have shared bathrooms. The guest room we stayed in had a queen size bed,... More 

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Central IL
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was our first visit at the Sylvan Inn, though we had stayed in Glen Arbor before. The Inn and the Lakeshore Motel were bought by new owners in 2014. Gradually, the two properties are getting needed and tasteful renovations. The owners, a young couple with children who live nearby are committed to bringing this property back to a spiffy... More 

Thank ILdot
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Beautiful old 1880 Inn. Matt the owner was extremely helpful with my booking for Mothers Day weekend. We had an awesome time in Glen Arbor. The room was very nice and clean. We had an issue with some noisy neighbors and Matt was on top of the issue, the breakfast was very good, they had tea sitting out all the... More 

Thank Chrisdonelle
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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful historic 14 room Inn in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park. Walk to charming downtown Glen Arbor for boutique shopping, art galleries, restaurants and more. 2 Blocks to beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sylvan Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 6680 Western Avenue, P.O. Box 648, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Price Range: $105 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sylvan Inn Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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