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Lake Shore Resort

04/09/2017 04/10/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed August 24, 2007

It's a beautiful location, but the management is not good. I checked the website to see if rooms were available on the weekend I wanted to visit. For September, the website said there is a two night minimum stay, but when I called for reservations I was told it was a three night minimum. I asked the clerk about this...

9Thank RPCVSeychelles
JoeLSR, Owner at Lake Shore Resort, responded to this review

All two night rooms were already booked for the time they requested. The only accommodation available for the requested week end was our Beach House. This is usually a weekly rental, however when not occupied, can be rented on a 3 or 4 night minimum basis. Furthermore, since our resort is a destination lodging, many guests wish to stay four...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed August 15, 2007

I really can't evaluate the quality of this property, but I can make a judgement on the administration of their business. I booked a room over the phone with them 10 days before I was to arrive. On the day of check-in, we were denied a room because they had the wrong date entered for our check-in. They did find...

7Thank caobhin
JoeLSR, Owner/manager at Lake Shore Resort, responded to this review

Although a mistake was made regarding this one night reservation, every effort was made to mitigate the resulting inconvenience. With regard to the refund, the fact is that the the refund was promptly credited within 24 hours after the refund issue was first brought to management's attention by the traveler.

Reviewed August 6, 2007

My wife and I just returned from our one year anniversiary which we stayed at Lake Shore Resort in Saugatuck to celebrate. I chose this resort solely based on these reviews as I have never been to Saugatuck and wanted to stay somewhere nice. This resort is set in a great location, overlooking Lake Michigan. The resort was a little...

5Thank c1davis1
Chicago, IL
Reviewed July 15, 2007

Don't be fooled by the word "resort" in the name of the property. The accommodations and breakfasts are very simple in nature. However, the view is unbeatable, the service is top of the line, and the location is superb. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway where you can walk to the beach or sit at the pool, but...

3Thank 5starservice
Lansing Michigan
Reviewed July 14, 2007

This place is a wonderful place to stay; a place where you really feel like a guest rather than a hotel/motel patron. A continental breakfast was brought in fresh each morning, which included a variety of items and was very satisfying. Our room was a nice size for two with the added, homey touch of a quilt at the foot...

6Thank TravelLover010
New York City
Reviewed July 7, 2007

You come for the view, the quiet, the simple pace and the beautiful walks along the Lake either at beach level or on Lake Shore Drive along the bluff. The grounds are nicely landscaped and the rooms are clean and simple. Yes, maybe you have to drive into town (5 to 7 minutes away) for good cell phone connections on...

4Thank NYPoliticalAddict
Reviewed June 27, 2007

I'm going to keep this short and sweet. THE GOOD: Clean rooms. Nice grounds. Good breakfast buffet. THE BAD: No internet access. Cell phones lose connection. Sprinklers come on too early. Rooms are old. No bathroom fan. T.V.'s are small. Windows are gas filled and not clear. Air conditioning not up to par. Steep walk down many stairs to beach.

5Thank MichiganCece
JoeLSR, Owner/Manager at Lake Shore Resort, responded to this review

The Lake Shore owner is disappointed to read this guest's negative comments. Although, we realize we cannot be everything to everybody, a few points require response since they did not bring their concerns to our attention while here. We do provide free wireless internet access at several common areas. Needless to say, strength of cell phone signal is beyond our...

lansing area
Reviewed June 17, 2007

This has to be the best place to stay in Saugatuck!! We came to the area for the first time to spend our one year wedding anniversary. Needless to say, we were blown away!! You are across the street from the lake, which can be seen from every part of the beautiful courtyard. We only stayed one day here due...

5Thank dani2dope
Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed May 30, 2007

We just returned from 5 days/4 nights at the Lake Shore for our 4th wedding anniversary. We just had an amazing time. So relaxing, hanging at the beach, swimming, kayaking and biking. The pace here is so relaxed and friendly. The rooms are of course older, but that isn't why you stay here. You stay here for the incredible views...

6Thank stargaza
Reviewed October 16, 2006

We were so fortunate to find this Hotel. We stayed here for our 30th wedding anniversary. It was so beautiful with Lake Michigan in view. Every morning a continental breakfast was available. The rooms were nice, but that isn't what this place is about. It's about relaxation and enjoying the quiet surroundings. We ride motorcycles and brought them with us...

2Thank b&p7331
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
View breathtaking sunsets... Walk the Lake Michigan Shoreline... Bike scenic Lakeshore Drive... Relax to gentle lake breezes. The Lake Shore Resort redefines relaxation. Lakeview rooms resting atop the bluff on the shore of Lake Michigan only 3 miles from downtown Saugatuck. Amenities include: private beach with lounge chairs and umbrellas (dependent on lake levels), kayaks, bikes, large heated pool, continental breakfast overlooking Lake Michigan, 2 miles of private nature trails, and much more. Come stay with us. Experience Saugatuck and Stay on Lake Michigan...it's GREAT! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Shore Resort

Address: 2885 Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 121, Saugatuck, MI 49453
Location: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Saugatuck
Price Range: $155 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lake Shore Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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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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“All rooms have lake view. The online photos are very accurate.”
 of 5 bubbles bethml55, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Internet in office area only. Continental breakfast is fine, but complete breakfasts are a 5-8 minute drive away.”
 of 5 bubbles A1051YIdavidk, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were the same the motel was one level in a u shape.”
 of 5 bubbles Debrowan, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
“The wifi is in the office area and in the breakfast area for those who have to stay connected 24/7; it is not available in the room”
 of 5 bubbles lorimR5315HT, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“All are good”
 of 5 bubbles madref, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
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