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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed October 16, 2016

My friend and I were looking for a place to crash after kayaking during the day. Our hotel room was very clean and comfortable for the night. Not the most up to date decor or appliances (slow internet and old TV) but felt very at home none the less. The little interaction with staff was very pleasant and It was... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The owners of this establishment are extremely helpful and make excellent recommendations. The overall vibe of the location is CUTE!! We were able to walk everywhere in PA... To the ice cream store (which sadly was closed for the season), the Farmers Market, Beer Garden, PAKayak, the pier and the park. The rooms are adequate if you are only using... More 

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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Very well kept clean property in Port Austin. Close walking distance to public beach and downtown eateries and shops. Nice gardens and pool and deck overlooking Lake Huron. We would definitely stay again! The innkeepers are very friendly..we were lucky to get their last room after having to vacate a nightmare room at nearby Bella Vista.

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Ohio
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Close to the downtown , lake, farmers market, marina, bakery, grocery store, kayak rental, ice cream store (Blue Moon) walk to the beach I believe it's under new ownership. Port Austin is are great resort town. It's an older hotel but nice and one of the favorites. Highly recommend

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ROCHESTER HILLS
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Lake Vista Resort. There were 6 of us, each of enjoying our visit. The room was clean and kept up. The price was a bit high for the size of the room, but the view was nice. Everything was clean and it was easy to walk to downtown and eat. Every business only takes... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Very clean, Comfortable beds Large rooms Fridge with freezer, microwave, high speed internet that works well Nice pool Close to restaurants The only small inconvenient is that although it is located directly on the lake, there is no sand beach that can be used. You have to go to the municipal beach, which is really close and amazing. 2 min... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

We enjoyed our overnight here. Such pretty landscaping, and despite not taking advantage of the pool here, we loved being at the city beach just a few steps away. Our room was small, but we loved the several windows allowing breezes to come in. Most of the patrons were so nice, but one group stayed up late talking in the... More 

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Merrill, Michigan
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Reviewed July 21, 2016

The room was a bit small for the price (we stayed on the bottom floor), but the room and grounds were very well maintained. The only two things that keep it from being 5 stars is they do put the drinking glasses under the sink (unwrapped) which is where they also store the toilet brush. Gross! One of the two... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

My husband and I were on a tour of the "thumb" of Michigan and needed a room for the night. We decided to check out the Lake Vista Resort. The buildings were surrounded by beautiful gardens, and guests can enjoy sitting outside in one of several gazebos. There is also a pool and a deck overlooking Lake Huron. The resort... More 

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Bokeelia, Florida
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place, the rooms were clean, the property well landscaped and maintained and the owners are great! Easy to walk to the main drag and views are spectacular. Kooky golf was a quick walk down the street and was a blast! This is a great little town.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of Lake Huron and Saginaw Bay. Efficiency Cottages, all with queen size beds, A/C. Refrigerators - Microwaves, and Color Cable TV. Deluxe Suites and Motel rooms. Gazabo's and flower gardens. Largest heated pool in area. All rooms non- Smoking. Snack bar and miniature golf. Your Host Ronald and Mary Gottschalk and Family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Vista Resort

Address: 168 West Spring St., P.O. Box 429, Port Austin, MI 48467
Location: United States > Michigan > Port Austin
Price Range: $68 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Lake Vista Hotel Port Austin
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“We were told that the upstairs motel rooms were newer. Our room did look like it had been updated recently.”
 of 5 bubbles S2413MNmaryr, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
“Room 24 had a great view”
 of 5 bubbles TeamJensen, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“Second floor on the end by the lake has the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles J8527LRchrisf, Feb 22, 2016 | Read review
“top floor on the end”
 of 5 bubbles jeffm472, Oct 21, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms and some cabins seemed to all be clean and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 740camik, Sep 25, 2015 | Read review
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