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Marysville, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great weekend experience. The staff goes above and beyond and are all very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean and spacious. The sleigh ride, dinner and elk viewing was so much fun. Cross country skiing and snow showing available. A great winter escape!

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well kept and clean place to stay. Obviously it is a golf resort with elk activities because of the area. It has the advantages of seclusion from the highway and a nice wooded setting. It had snowed the day we arrived and there was a couple of inches of snow on all of the walks to...

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Freeland, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff of Thunder Bay Resort really know how to provide an excellent "Up North" experience! Enjoyed our spacious Suite with great WIFI, comfortable beds, clean and neat. The Sleigh ride (wheeled because of not enough snow) was a lot of fun. We saw many beautiful Elk in their private preserve. Our guide and driver were fun and knowledgeable. The...

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great and unique experience. From making the reservation from the sleigh ride to the incredible meal, this was one of the highlights of our winter. The history of this experience was fascinating, and the sleigh ride with blankets and great company made this awesome. Then to be taken to a rustic, yet beautiful lodge where a gourmet meal...

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rockford, mi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Thunder Bay for my birthday and were very happy with the experience. We stayed in a whirlpool suite and were surprised with how much space we had! The room was very clean and we loved relaxing in the whirlpool tub. The elk viewing dinner package on Saturday was really fun and a very memorable experience....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was well worth the money. It is was a totally excellent event. The dinner was superb including the wine tasting, Presentation and service along with much information about this resort given by the founder. The horse drawn trail ride was beautiful and we did see elk in several places. We are planning on going again.

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Oxford, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought our employees and family to Thunder Bay Resort for a weekend getaway. We had an awesome time. Comfy, very clean, lodging. With a Northern Michigan feel. The sleigh ride was about perfect. Very beautiful and so informative. The Elk we saw on our ride were magnificent!! We got so close also. Our group ranged in age from about...

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Harrison, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this for our Christmas gift to each other. It was a perfect outing. We went through the woods on a sleigh pulled by horses. First we viewed elk then on to dinner in a lodge in the woods. So cozy with the wood fireplace and dinner cooked on wood stoves. Food and wine was delicious. After dinner we...

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Lowell, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Weekend elk viewing sleigh ride dinner experience. Went mid-January to tak advantage of the snow and the X-C skiing and snowshoeing. Took my wife--romantic weekend. My goodness. Thunder Bay Resort, our hosts Jack and Jan....if your fancy runs to the outdoors you simply cannot miss this opportunity. Accommodations are fine. Not luxury, but up north fine. And spacious! Suite-style with...

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Trufant, Michigan, United States
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Did the Murder Mystery Sleigh ride Elk viewing weekend here. We have done several murder mysterys before but none that were so interactive. If you truely want to try and solve a murder and don't mind doing the investigation (work) involved you will love this! They do an awesome job of thinking like a murderer so there is no easy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Resting on over 400 acres of Northern Michigan's stunning landscape, Thunder Bay Resort is the perfect retreat for your weekend escape! Complete with a state-of-the-art, Full-Service RV park, Deluxe Lodging poised on our pristine 18-hole golf course and a 160 acre Elk preserve, Thunder Bay Resort is truly a destination for all seasons. Enjoy the outdoors? Then take advantage of the amenities hosted by Thunder Bay Resort including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biking, hiking, horseshoes, and the Resort's award-winning, signature Elk Viewing Carriage Ride, Gourmet Dinner & Wine Tasting Event! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunder Bay Resort

Address: 27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746
Location: United States > Michigan > Hillman
Price Range: $108 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunder Bay Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Thunder Bay Resort Michigan/Hillman
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“Try for a room with no one overhead”
 of 5 bubbles leonardd959, 1 week ago | Read review
“Bottom floor rooms have easier access.”
 of 5 bubbles jplas4, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor--likely to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Bayboater9, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Get the chalet, it is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles DLKinMichigan, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“book early for the Murder Mystery weekend”
 of 5 bubbles JohnN61, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
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