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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I are here on a delayed honeymoon. Staying at Stoneybrook property, hoping for a nice, quiet stay. So far, not good and waiting to hear back from management to see if they can make it right. I will add/amend the review after the stay is complete. SO far the issues are primarily that similar to other reviews,... More 

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Thank violet13
Wilmette, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this place...fun pool (near beach)...fun beach with equipment to rent and restaurants have proven to be yummy and very family friendly. We wouldn't recommend the tube ride as it is very slow and be careful what room you reserve. Some rooms are dated and some room descriptions can oversell. For instance we thought we had central air and our... More 

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Thank julied7777
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Checked in today only to find out that my reservation for a couples massage didn't get booked due to a technology snafu. Tried to call the spa through the front desk and was told they couldn't transfer the call because they have a really old phone system. Tried to get on the wifi tonight. It does not work. Reception desk... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting sleeping bear dunes. We stayed in a 2 bed condo on the 4th floor with a stunning view of the lakes and surrounding area. The room was smart and clean and we had the pool virtually to ourselves. The beach resort was great and we enjoyed the pool and beach. We are... More 

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Thank Rob B
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not talking price here...I'm fine paying when I feel like the accommodations and service are worth the money. Our unit, Hawks Nest #26, was uncomfortable, rarely cleaned, and cramped. We he ants the first night with no food on any counter, and the dishes were filthy. The lake is awesome, the only redeeming quality of the facility. The service... More 

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Thank Eric G
TheHomesteadMI, Front Office Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Eric G, Thank you for being our guest and for your feedback. I am sorry that our accommodations did not meet your standards. Your feedback provides us with necessary feedback to improve this unit before it is rented out again. Maybe you can consider a condo by the water next time, the views are amazing. Sincerely, Tomás Paddack tpaddack@thehomesteadresort.com More 

Natick, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We noticed that the patio door to our room did not lock and we were on the first floor. We called the front desk 3 times (on 2 different days) AND told housekeeping the problem. It never got fixed and no one ever called to tell us why. Needless to say, I did not sleep well knowing that that door... More 

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TheHomesteadMI, Guest Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear VacationHunting, THank you for being our guest. I am sorry that patio door did not close during your say. Your feedback will allow up to fix the issue so it will not be a problem for guests in the future. If there is anyting esle that you would like to discuss, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Tomás... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Homestead Resort provided an excellent venue for our daughter's wedding ceremony and reception. All of our guests enjoyed a lovely overnight stay in a variety of lodging options. Staff was professional and thorough. It was a wonderful weekend.

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Thank dpdallolmo
TheHomesteadMI, Guest Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear dpdallolmo, Thank you for having your daughters wedding with us. it was a beautifuo day, the weather cooperated and the wedding staff was operating at its best. Please consider coming back for the 1st anniversary. Sincerely, Tomás Paddack tpaddack@thehomesteadresort.com More 

Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at The Little Belle and the room was ridiculously out dated. We paid a lot of money and I expected more. The grounds and buildings are not kept up, things are falling apart due to age, and check in time isn't till 5pm!! The beach was nice however, you have to park and either walk... More 

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4 Thank NMichigan16
TheHomesteadMI, Guest Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear NMichigan16, I am sorry thatg you felt that way atfter your trip. We are making some necessary upgrades to the buildings and the grounds so it will be more presentable moving forward. I would just ask you to contact me so I can created a package that better suits you. Look forward to hearing back from you soon. Sincerely,... More 

Deerfield, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights at the homestead. Experience was good not great. It started with the booking process - really unsure of what I was getting - condo versus hotel room, amenities, etc. probably my bad by not asking but there are certain expectations you have for a high priced resort - like AC. Our condo did not have it and... More 

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Thank CortJ1
TheHomesteadMI, Guest Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear CortJ1, Thank you for being our guest and enjoing our accommodations. We have much to see and places where you can relax and enjpy views of Lake Michigan. As far as our accommodations are concerned, all of ouir hotels and some condo's due have AC, the best is to have the Reservation Team help you navigate though our multi-layered... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an outstanding concert by Levi Britton on top of the mountain at the Homestead. We were treated to a lift-ride to the top (you can also get a quick trip to the top in a golf cart if you'd rather). We took advantage of the open bar (outside food and drink is prohibited) and watched a superb sunset... More 

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1 Thank Artichoke05
TheHomesteadMI, Guest Relations Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Artichoke05, Thank you for joining us at the Top of the Mountain to see Levi Britton. He is a local favorite in Traverse City, so I am glad you were able to hear him play. The setting is indeed breathtaking. We are very happy that you enjoyed yourselves. Check out our remaining venues to see if one may interest... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about The Homestead

Address: 1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Price Range: $96 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 197
Also Known As:
The Homestead Hotel Glen Arbor
Homestead Glen Arbor
Homestead Hotel Glen Arbor
The Homestead Michigan/Glen Arbor
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