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The Painted Turtle Inn

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3205 Lakeshore Drive, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time my husband and I stayed at The Painted Turtle, and it was exactly as good as we remembered it. We stayed in the Dragonfly room, very comfortable, amazing bathroom, comfortable bed (last year we stayed in Vintner Retreat, also wonderful and a hot tub!). Whenever I think Bed & Breakfast, I used to think old,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Who needs a hotel when you have this beautiful place! Loved our stay will certainly be a return guest! I highly recommend this place! The rooms are modern and cozy. I've never been to a B&B before coming here. But they set the bar high.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

This was our first time and it was terrific. Joel and Christine have put together a really inviting and cozy atmosphere and it ended up being one of my best B&B experiences thus far. Modern conveniences abound but they're surrounded by this warm, timeless atmosphere. It's a little pricey but this is one of those rare times where the extra... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

My wife and I decided we needed to take a quick get away to relax and followed a friends advise to go to the Painted Turtle. Joel and Christine were very nice and location was very relaxing. We never had such a relaxed and enjoyable time in such a comfortable setting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We just stayed this past weekend in the Vintner's Retreat and it couldn't have been better. Truly an amazing, relaxing weekend. We were able to watch the sunset from our room, walk the beautiful grounds and enjoy delicious breakfasts. We could not have asked for more and will definitely be back! Highly recommend!

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Romeoville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The Painted Turtle is a beautiful home with amazingly decorated rooms. Christine, the owner, is an interior designer. The Sand Dunes room is gorgeous! Joel and Christine both served us breakfast in the morning and it was delicious!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Upscale, relaxing B&B experience. Christine and Joel were very hospitable and helpful with suggestions for the area. The location and accommodations were perfect for my husband and myself who were looking for a quick get away. Christine went out of her way to accommodate any and all dietary requests during breakfast. The location was perfect, not in the middle of... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had a great time at The Painted Turtle. The hosts are friendly but unobtrusive. We stayed in the Moonlight Serenade room. It was spacious and updated with thoughtful decor. We really enjoyed the delicious homemade breakfasts. This is a great B&B for a quiet, relaxing retreat. There are plenty of games and DVDs you can use, as well as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My wife and I weren't there long enough to fully enjoy the Painted Turtle Inn, but what we did grasp was a very clean B&B with extremely hospitable owners and wonderful location! We had a horrible time trying to get to Saint Joseph after a cancelled flight in Chicago which left us stranded at the airport (no car rentals were... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My now-husband and I stayed for 4 nights at The Painted Turtle Inn right after we were married in Berrien Springs. It was a lovely place, we stayed in the Dragonfly room and the decor was cute- the room felt very cozy. Breakfasts were all amazing, so so so yummy! We would definitely stay here again. Even though it was... More 

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