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Bear Cove Inn

2055 Business Loop 75, Saint Ignace, MI 49781
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2055 Business Loop I-75, Saint Ignace, MI 49781 Sleep in our "Forest Themed Rooms" on your next visit to St. Ignace. Now available - 2 bedroom cottage - fully furnished. Call for details!
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Camille G wrote a review Aug 2019
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Easily accessible location with more than enough privacy for outside family gatherings in the evenings after a busy day of exploring the upper peninsula. Our party consisted of 26 family members in 6 of the rooms plus the cottage. What a great family experience, which would have not been the same in any other location. The management went above and beyond providing tables, chairs, and campfire ring for us. The rooms were quite unique, very clean and comfortable. We had car trouble 15 minutes before reaching the inn and did reach our destination. The management located a place where we could take our car for repairs the next day. We all had such a positive experience and would all agree to come back again some day.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Response from St-Ignace-Mi, Owner at Bear Cove Inn
Responded Aug 16, 2019
Thank you for choosing us for your family vacation. We would be happy to have everyone stay with us again.
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anglwngss wrote a review Aug 2019
Dallas, Texas72 contributions8 helpful votes
Pros: It was forest themed and kind of a quirky, something-different place to stay. Snacks were set out in case we were hungry. Check in & check out was quick and easy. Parking was excellent & right next to our room. It was close to the strip downtown, not quite within walking distance, maybe a 3 - 5 minute drive. Cons: This was not a clean place. Walls around the bed had what looked like years of dirt & dust around them. I might not have noticed, but the lamp on the bed wasn't plugged in and I was looking for an outlet. The bathroom also had accumulated dust around the mirror and towel stand. Overall, even though it was a quirky little room, it's still a motel and was overpriced for what it was.
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Date of stay: July 2019
Response from St-Ignace-Mi, Owner at Bear Cove Inn
Responded Aug 8, 2019
Thank you for the Pros on your review. As for the Cons, we are sorry that you found some dust back behind the bed. Your photo shows a tree branch that is the base board along the wall. We did go in after reading your post and re-checked to make sure everything is clean. We take a lot of pride and work really hard on our business. We do try to keep everything clean, but we also know sometimes things may get overlooked. We have no problem fixing any issues immediately. This room is scheduled to be updated soon. Just like our other updated rooms, we will be removing all carpet and installing laminate flooring
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Todd L wrote a review Jul 2019
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We spent 2 night at The Bear Cove Inn. Bob & Elaine were so nice & really do a great job of making sure their guests are comfortable. We enjoyed sitting on the patio with Bob and learning a lot of history about St Ignace & Mackinac Island from Bob. It was so convenient for the shuttle to come pick us up at the motel and bring us to catch the ferry to the Island. We will definitely stay again if we are ever in the area!
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Date of stay: July 2019
MikeB1952 wrote a review Jul 2019
Colorado Springs, Colorado792 contributions447 helpful votes
We saved the best for last. This was the last stay on our UP Tour. And it was by far the best. This is a modest motel built over 50 years ago that has transformed itself into a fun, fantasy location. Each of the rooms is themed with a forest or animal theme. Our friends, stayed in the Bear Room. It has a bear theme replete with a stuffed bear perched in a tree branch. Ours is the Forest Room. Wow! What a room. They‘ve transformed a regular, older motel room into a fantasy room. Our room had a forest theme with branches and tree trunks all over the room and forest wall paper. There’s a small seating area, a queen bed with ‘shelves’ for water and CPAP, a ladder to get into the high bed and corner seating area in one corner. There’s a microwave/fridge unit in another corner.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Response from St-Ignace-Mi, Owner at Bear Cove Inn
Responded Jul 27, 2019
Thank you so much for giving such a detailed, wonderful review of our place. We really do appreciate it.
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kelljones wrote a review Jul 2019
Oxford, Michigan17 contributions1 helpful vote
We had called in January to book two rooms in July. We had the Wilderness room and the Bear Den. I talked direct to the owner Elaine who was very nice. In pictures, the rooms look a little busy, as it is listed as forest themed rooms BUT they were actually very well decorated, cozy and super clean. We enjoyed lying on our backs on the comfortable beds and looking up at the "sky". We definitely felt as if we were sleeping under the trees (as their sign says). The attention to detail was amazing and made our stay even more enjoyable. We were able to talk to other guests and peek into several rooms. Some of the guests told us the they have been coming back to the Bear Cove Inn year after year and I totally understand why. We had only stayed one night but I would have liked to
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Date of stay: July 2019
Response from St-Ignace-Mi, Owner at Bear Cove Inn
Responded Jul 9, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed, wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed the room.
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$84 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
bear cove hotel
United StatesMichiganUpper PeninsulaMackinac CountySaint Ignace
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