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Fountain Point Resort

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990 S Lake Leelanau Dr PO Box 175, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653-9658
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#3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Lake Leelanau
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Established in 1889, this National Historic Site with 19 Cottages of all different sizes and 14-room bed & breakfast style hotel is located on the shores of Lake Leelanau, in the middle of beautiful Leelanau County. Open May-October.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycles available
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor dining area
Boating
Game room
Billiards
Fishing
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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Quaint
Languages Spoken
English
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Will C wrote a review Aug 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana5 contributions2 helpful votes
My wife and I arranged a week-long rowing camp at the Lake Leelanau rowing club, which is connected to the fountain point resort. We loved our time at the rowing club and at the resort. Every morning we'd row, and get great exercise. The resort has many water sport options. Then, we'd grab a pizza at the food truck that was invited to the grounds. Then we'd head to the nearby Lake Michigan beaches to relax. The resort itself has a classic look. The main hotel itself is historic and captures an old-world feel with a beautiful veranda and grand interior.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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bobbieandbob wrote a review Oct 2019
DeForest WI16 contributions9 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay here in August. The cabin was simple and clean. Definitely needed some paint and repair though for the price we paid. It also would have been nice to have an oven for preparing some meals. We had a 2 bedroom cabin. All we had was stove top burners. Staff was friendly, polite and nice...they came by every morning to replenish towels or whatever we needed.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Justine wrote a review Jul 2019
Chicago, Illinois7 contributions
We felt like there were a lot of surprises at Fountain Point, both good and bad. We stayed in the main hotel building and arrived on a very hot day. Our room did not have an a/c unit (apparently most places don’t have a/c in the area?), so the top floor was very very hot. However, our biggest surprise was the communal bathrooms. Not something we expected for the price. Room was clean and simple, but the bathroom needed some attention. Staff was friendly and the grounds are beautiful with many activities. They also have hair dryers available, you just need to ask the staff. They were also cool with us bringing out bikes up to the room. We liked the breakfast included with the stay at Betty’s - a cute food truck in front of the hotel. Overall we enjoyed our stay but the accommodations didn’t seem to reflect the price we paid.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Geoffrey L wrote a review Oct 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan6 contributions1 helpful vote
Planning a family reunion? Want a romantic weekend getaway under the stars? Got kids who need to run and sing and play? Fountain Point is the perfect spot to relax, recreate and enjoy the company of friends and family. There's a ton of room to spread out, and the water siting on south Lake Leelanau is marvelous. Each cottage has its own personality, and there are ones to fit a wide variety of needs. Truly a distinct and special spot in one of the most spectacular counties in the Midwest. Secret tip: The coolest place to sit on a porch for Happy Hour, or play bocce ball this side of Mackinaw Island.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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adrianna24sings wrote a review Sep 2018
Traverse City, Michigan373 contributions150 helpful votes
Although I wasn't a registered guest at Fountain Point Resort I still feel it fitting to right a review because I had the most idyllic experience visiting here last week. It was my day off and I had just left the doctor's office. I was on my way to the town of Lake Leelanau and noticed the Fountain Point Resort sign. I've been living in Traverse City for five years and for some reason never knew about FOUNTAIN POINT RESORT until now. I wanted to check it out and went inside to inquire. The owner was having a meeting and I told him I was mesmerized by the beauty of the place and asked if I could take a look around. He was extremely accommodating and invited me to see the museum and take a walk around the grounds. I was in awe of how nostalgic the whole place was. Stunning scenery and a one of a kind hotel. If I was a Hollywood producer I would remake the film "Dirty Dancing" here or direct a classic love story on the grounds. Beautiful, charming, serene, unique.....my gosh I was in awe of the entire property. The hotel is a historic landmark and the cabins that overlook Lake Leelanau are classic. There are so many activiites here from croquet to shuffleboard, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, rowing, swimming.....there are outdoor concerts in the summer too which are extremely popluar from what I hear. I loved the back porch and wish I could have there for an hour and relaxed while looking at the majestic lake. The location is perfect, off the beaten path but yet so close to the town of Lake Leelanau. Fountain Point Resort is a class act. I always thought the East Coast had all the one of a kind old fashioned resorts until I discovered Fountain Point Resort. I plan on volunteering here next year for the outdoor concerts because a colleague of mine who volunteers for the concerts says it's a lot of fun. If you're yearning for a one of a kind place that feels like a bygone era look no further than FOUNTAIN POINT RESORT. It's a gem of a resort which deserves to be featured in a major film.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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PRICE RANGE
$179 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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fountain point hotel lake leelanau
LOCATION
United StatesMichiganLeelanau CountyLake Leelanau
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fountain Point Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Fountain Point Resort?
Nearby attractions include Tandem Cider (3.8 miles), Northern Latitudes Distillery (0.9 miles), and Fishtown (4.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Fountain Point Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and meeting rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Fountain Point Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a sofa bed.
What food & drink options are available at Fountain Point Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Fountain Point Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fountain Point Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Village Cheese Shanty, Hop Lot Brewing Company, and Martha's Leelanau Table.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fountain Point Resort?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Is Fountain Point Resort located near the city center?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the center of Lake Leelanau.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fountain Point Resort?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Fountain Point Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fishtown (4.6 miles).