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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

We didn't realize they had little cabins until somebody at the deer ranch recommended them for their cabins out back. They provide maps of trails they have that go throughout their 40 acres they own. They are surrounded by state land.they do not have cable or antenna tv only vhs which they have movies at the office you can borrow... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice quite rustic, will certainly return! If you are looking for a up north adventure that is close to the Island or the beach this is it. Make sure to bring the bug spray...the mosquitoes in the UP are aggressive ;)

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed in cabin #4. At first arriving our initial impression was 'what kind of dump have we reserved'. But we soon discovered that it was a very nice place. The cabin was very cute and had plenty of space. I think we must have been the first guests of the season. The cabin smelled musty. We opened the windows... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

At first glance, this roadside motel looks just like any other. But, nestled back in the woods, behind the motel, are these adorable, private, and peaceful cottages, with fire pits, picnic tables, hiking trails and a playground. We stayed in the hotel for a week in July, since the cottages were booked up. We stayed in room 3, and it... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you are expecting a hot breakfast, dependable wi-fi, modern furniture, distance from road noise, and the boring sameness of the francise hotels in the rest of the USA, don't stay here. However, if you are desiring - 1. Quaint yester-year simplicity 2. Outdoors 3. Free beach access, trails in the woods, and chances to view/hunt crawdads at night 4.... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

by the looks of the place you wouldn't expect you were going to stay on 40 acres of the most beautiful scenery we have found here in the lower UP. Cabins are untouched gold. Everything you need or want is waiting here so pack light. Patty has you covered. This is our new retreat. Getting married tomorrow and who gets... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Beautiful spot. Buildings should be torn down. Spent one night in room 6. Rolling floors and mold smells. Only stayed because we were getting a cabin the next day. Cabin 8. Cute, but very run down. We got used to the hunting camp feel and settled in. Spent a nice day chilling out. Was nice with no tv, we had... More 

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Hale, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

we stayed in the hotel at the Balsam's in August. It was a nice inexpensive alternative in St. Ignace. We used it as a base to explore part of the UP. The rooms were a nice size & well equipped. The owners were very nice & helpful. the beach was okay, but the beaches a few miles up the road... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

The Balsams was the perfect place for our family of 5 to stay while we explored the U.P., it looked unique and comfy on it's website and it was! Loved the private beach across the highway, and the cool trails to explore around the property. The first night we stayed in adjoining motel rooms that had all the amenities, i.e.... More 

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Galloway, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We really enjoyed our time here at The Balsams Resort. We rented cabin #8, the furthest back in the woods and right on the Moran Creek. They have several cabins and several motel rooms. Our cabin was clean and rustic, and nestled deep in the woods. The owners were very friendly and accommodating, and the rates are reasonable. One of... More 

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Address: 1464 US Highway 2 W, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-9644
Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Number of rooms: 6
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