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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Not many B&Bs offer happy hour as well as a hot breakfast (served buffet-style) with such variety for both - plus brownie bites for a bedtime snack. Breakfast was truly delicious; the happy hour treats were also very tasty. Our only suggestion would be to alternate the happy hour snack selection from one day to the next. Since we were... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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147 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I'm not really sure exactly what I expected, but more than we got. The photo on their website was a glamour shot of the outside....they definitely need some TLC. The inside is OK, old, small bedrooms, with small bathrooms. The Innkeepers were nice and friendly. We didn't stay for the wine and cheese, so that was our fault. Instead we... More 

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The breakfast were amazing, the view was outstanding ! the units were clean quiet and the Admiral Sweet where we stayed was nicer than most homes . Mark was more than friendly and helpful has been doing it for 29 years and it shows outstanding job,

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The South Cliff Inn Bed and Breakfast was perfect. Googled nice Bed and Breakfast by the water near a quaint town and a car museum. And fate treated us to St. Joseph, Michigan, South Cliff Inn on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, and The Gilmore Car Museum just an hour away. We were warmly greeted upon our arrival by the... More 

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Chelsea, Michigan
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51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This is my third stay at the South Cliff, and my preferred lodging when I visit Saint Joseph. Since I travel solo, I normally book the Morning Room in advance, however this was a spur-of-the-moment idea to drive to St. J at 1pm and spend the afternoon at the beach. The Admiral was available with my same-day booking and affordable... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights. The property is very tastefully decorated and comfortable with ample parking. It is a little way out of St.Joseph Center though so would take 20-30 minutes to walk there. We were greeted by a lady - sorry, can't recall her name - who it appeared was mainly interested in taking payment. I know it's a... More 

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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This property is a beautifully decorated, clean and very, very well maintained B&B overlooking Lake Michigan. We stayed in the Harbor Room which offers a stunning sunset view of Lake Michigan from the comforts of your own room!! If you do not have a lake view from your room, the beautiful, serene deck is just as nice of a place... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed August 6, 2016

My wife and I stayed in The Study. We had very nice balcony to see Lake Michigan. Bill's breakfasts exceeded expectations. Wine and cheese in the evenings to socialize with other guests. By the end of our weekend, we felt like Bill and Mark were old friends. The atmosphere was peaceful, the gardens beautiful, the view of the Lake breathtaking.... More 

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Flushing, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Bill and Mark are fabulous hosts. Way above average! We went on a fishing charter and caught lots of trout during our stay and Bill was kind enough to keep them in the freezer for us the following day :) If that not enough, when I got home that night I noticed he had repacked all of them into portion... More 

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Darien, Illinois
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48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We found the accommodations very nice, private, clean with daily house cleaning and fresh plush towels, whirlpool tub, large shower, chocolate candy bites in our room daily, fireplaces (one gas and one electric), heater in the bathroom, and a heater/dryer over the towels. TV/DVD and free movies were available. Our suite was right off the parking area so it was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about South Cliff Inn

Address: 1900 Lakeshore Drive, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Location: United States > Michigan > Berrien County > Saint Joseph
Price Range: $95 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
South Cliff Hotel Saint Joseph
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“Morning Room is in the front facing the road; however the windows are well-insulated and we did not have a problem w/ traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 351laurid, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“lower level "Harbor Room" was very large and offered a Lake Michigan view! Bathroom had a whirlpool tub with the shower too!”
 of 5 bubbles 729janice, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“The Study was the nicest room at the Inn. Fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, balcony overlooking Lake Michigan”
 of 5 bubbles mikeg414, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“I'd go for a lake view, but I'd settle for any of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 1310401, Sep 20, 2015 | Read review
“Only room I wouldn't personally recommend is the one right off the breakfast area.”
 of 5 bubbles amwitlox, Aug 20, 2015 | Read review
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