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Charlotte
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always stay at Lakeside when I come home to visit. The rooms are always clean and relatively comfortable. It's close to town and sits right on Bud Lake. The view is amazing and sitting by the lake in the morning is so peaceful. All rooms are non-smoking, have a coffee maker and mini fridge. I will always come back.

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Troy, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the Elk Grove cottage for a 3 night stay the weekend after the 4th of July. It is hard to find a cottage for a short stay that time of year, so I was glad to find a 2 bedroom available on the water at such a reasonable price. Overall I would recommend the resort, the view is amazing... More 

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Thank alicia c
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our Elk Grove cottage. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay overall and we apologize for any inconveniences that you experienced. We have updated the cottage refrigerator description on the website, oiled the A/C fan motor and purchased a new toaster. Thank you for bringing these items to our attention. We hope... More 

Owosso
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93 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We stayed one night at Lakeside Motel and Cottages. The only room available when I called to reserve was a Queen Restricted Mobility Whirlpool Room #102. It faces the street, but we were not disturbed by traffic during the night. The check in process was quick and efficient, the room was very clean and comfortable. The bed was comfortable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

My husband and I needed one night in Harrison and I found lakeside motel online. We had a lake view queen room. They had the heat on for us when we got there. The man at the desk was very pleasant. The room was very clean and neat. I have read that the showers are tiny and it definitely was... More 

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Thank anna k
Detroit, Michigan
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on two different occasions. I was working in the area and I was driving through town and I spotted a very well kept older motel. I stopped and talked to the owner. It turns out the father had raised his kids here and owns the hotel. Very nice guy. The rooms are nice, clean and comfortable. I... More 

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Thank Canyon C
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad to be able to provide a clean and comfortable place to stay in Harrison, MI with the lake as an added bonus! More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night to be close to friends on the nearby campsite. The room was a good size with a lovely lake view. Spotlessly clean with good bathroom. Coffee maker in the room worked well. Bed was a bit small, and plug sockets in room not in useful place for hairdryer. Would stay again.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stayed there for two days for a wedding. The room was clean, beds were comfortable. Bathroom was little small but met our needs. It was quiet even though we were close to the road. We would definitely stay there again.

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Thank Blanche W
Royal Oak, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The rooms were modest and clean, no surprises from the photos, for the small time spent in rooms they serve their purpose. The grounds are in need of some TLC, overgrown and weedy along the path leading to the lake. Some broken chairs and mildewed cushions down by the water. Also the beach should be raked occasionally, lots of snail... More 

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Thank L F
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your review. In reference to your concerns we removed the floating platform as soon as you informed us of the loose boards, as you suspected we would. :) We do rake the beach weekly, but a windy day undoes our work in hours! The Lake Association has put in Red-cheeked Sunfish to... More 

Jackson, Mi
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I stayed here as a halfway point home. They claim lake view or partial from all rooms, only motel on the lake. A little deceiving. I stayed in a room that could have been one heck of a view to the lake over 500 feet away on a hill. The rooms were very small cottage style but nicely equipped. The... More 

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Thank eshell1333
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Coincidentally, we just purchased a new chainsaw recently and it will be put to good use as soon as this rain is done! We noticed that you were in the Standard Queen room. We would be happy to have you experience one of the Lake View rooms the next time you are in our area... More 

Roseville, Michigan
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I rented the two bedroom cabin with the lakeview. I was there for 4 days and I thoroughly enjoyed the peace and quiet, with a great view. It was an older cabin but met our needs, and was clean. The best part for me is that this is pet friendly, plus no extra per night fees for your dog. There... More 

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Thank TStenhouse1
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are happy to make a place where pets are welcome. We try to keep the pet rules to only those that we have found to make sure pets and people have a pleasant and safe stay. (We noticed you took a picture of the sign we put up to commemorate our housekeeper's last... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on Budd Lake in Harrison, MI, we offer five peaceful, shady acres for our guests to enjoy. 12 motel units and 3 cottages: A/C, quiet gas heat, free high speed WiFi, over 300' of beachfront. Boat & canoe rentals. Fishing on site; near great golf, casino, ORV trails and hunting. AAA Diamond Rated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Motel & Cottages

Address: 515 E Park Street, Bus US 127, M-61, Harrison, MI 48625
Location: United States > Michigan > Clare County > Harrison
Price Range: $66 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Lakeside Hotel Harrison
Lakeside Motel Harrison
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