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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our daughter loved this room! We were in 51 at Fiddler's Pond, and we had a small patio that backed up to the stream. We were very close to the town center with the restaurants a 2 minute walk away. We would just walk out our back door to go to breakfast and dinner. Had we not made plans with...

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

We appreciate your constructive comments about Beppi's and apologize for the delay that you experienced. Providing some snacks and activities would certainly help if there are delays. It is great, however, to hear that you and your family enjoyed the Fiddler's Pond room, amenities and location. We hope to have the opportunity to have you as our guest again in...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed at the resort a number of times and enjoyed our stays up until now. Up to this point I would given my stays here a "4". This time we are in a first floor end unit room without a view. Other than new chairs, there is nothing redeeming about this room, it's very spartan and unwelcoming. Such...

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the rooms and your preferred choice for Fiddler's Pond. It is true, some units have a door to a balcony or terrace, others do not. We're happy to help you with those requests through our reservations office. We hope you were able to enjoy the rest of your visit and apologize that we...

Chicago
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We love Glen Arbor and the entire area- 5th stay here- and location can't be beat! Loved the room, view and fireplace! Visited all 3 pools and played golf at mountain flowers- the perfect spot as a base camp for the beautiful area!

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TheHomesteadMI, Director of Sales at The Homestead, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed another visit to Glen Arbor and The Homestead. We'll be sure to pass along your comments and look forward to having you as our guest again. Jamie

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great location quite ambiance - clean and safe ALWAYS a delight to come here OK - most units do not have A/C, and this was a pretty hot weekend. It's usually not a problem The cost per night is not cheap, but it's worth the cost

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

Thank you for sharing your recent visit with us and other traveler's. We hope to see you again soon!

niagarafallsny
Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in the Ship Watch area on the side of the mountain with a view of the lake. Sunsets every night from our balcony. My daughters and my grandchildren and my husband had a wonderful time relaxing around the pool and walking on the beach. We even took the yoga session one morning. We had a full kitchen, washer...

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent visit with us and other review readers. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed the view, the accommodations and various amenities of the resort. We hope that we'll see you again very soon. Adriene

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have stayed at the Homestead for years and years, usually in the Inn or one of the condo units. We went up on short notice, and nothing was available in our usual units. We opted for a king size bedroom in Fiddler's Pond. No kitchen, etc, a very small fridge, but ok if you aren't looking for a kitchen....

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

We're glad that as a long-time guest of ours, you were able to experience Fiddler's Pond and more importantly that you enjoy the rooms. They are nicely appointed hotel accommodations in the Village. Thank you for sharing your recent visit. We look forward to when we can see you again. Jamie

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just spent 5 nights at this resort. We stayed in RidgeTop 7, a 2 bedroom condo. A bit dated but very clean and had everything we needed. We booked on line and received a call the next day to make sure we understood this unit did not have A/C and had MANY stairs leading to it but did have a...

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us on your recent visit. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the unit, our amenities and location. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Chose The Homestead for it's location near the Sleeping Bear Dunes and it's affiliation with Manitou Passage golf course. The accommodations were comfortable for our family of four. Room amenities were adequate but the Fiddlers Pond location was superb! In the heart of the Village area- only steps away from restaurants and shopping. Special kudos to Rachel in registration for...

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TheHomesteadMI, Director of Sales at The Homestead, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed for recent visit to The Homestead. We will be sure to share your positive comments about Rachel and Wellington as well. We hope to have you as our guest again very soon. Jamie

st simons island, ga
Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We came here for 2 nights as part of a road trip, to see Sleeping Bear Dunes and do a bit of hiking. Unless you want a motel or B&B, this may be the best option. Pluses: -Nice entry off highway, pretty good restaurants (CG's and Nonna). -Latter was excellent with very nicely priced wine list..CGs breakfast buffet at $10...

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TheHomesteadMI, General Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at The Homestead. We appreciate your candid review of the things we are doing well and the areas where some additional attention and care are needed. I will share your comments with the associates and managers responsible for those areas so that we can work to improve them immediately. We appreciate your response and...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed August 2, 2014

We booked at the last minute by calling Homestead Reservations directly. They were speedy AND offered us a rate lower that what was posted on their website. We stayed at Fiddler's Pond--kids (3 and 5) loved the streams and ponds outside our room. Lots to do there. Food was great and reasonably priced (especially the buffet at CQs--but plan to...

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TheHomesteadMI, Director of Sales at The Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the accommodation, setting, pools and restaurants. We hope to see you again soon! Jamie

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about The Homestead

Address: 1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Price Range: $93 - $927 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Homestead 4*
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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