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Ship-N-Shore Hotel

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very impressed with our experience at Ship-N-Shore,exceptional clean comfortable rooms with an indoor lounge and a beautiful flower filled garden sitting area along the river to watch the boats.Location is everything here with a quaint park next door,along with the only chain ferry in North America right next to the hotel.The entire town of Saugatuck is all within... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Actually we visited this property over a year ago but just now getting around to reviewing it If you are looking for a totally different experience this is it!! First, the people who run it are fantastic. Second the breakfast is great Third, it only has 4 rooms. They are small and cozy. Clean and quiet Fourth, the location is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My time here was SO AMAZING that before my stay was over, I booked a room for several days for a YEAR FROM NOW. Yeah, it was THAT GOOD!!! I'll be honest, this was not my first choice to spend my birthday weekend. I had wanted to stay at the Bayside Inn next door but they were 100% booked up... More 

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We appreciate that enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed your birthday so much. It was an absolute pleasure to have you as our guest. My staff and I enjoyed getting to know you, and can't wait to see you again next year! More 

Ohio
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65 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I organized a bus trip for 40 ladies to Saugatuck. One year in advance I visited the town and talked to the locals and asked questions. The locals recommended Ship n shore for our accommodations. I've learned to listen to the locals. The ladies loved the hotel. The gardens are beautiful; hotel is close to everything; pool and hot tub... More 

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you again to you and all of your ladies for staying with us recently! It was a pleasure to host your group, and we are more than delighted to hear that everyone enjoyed themselves. I had a chance to speak personally with a few ladies in your group, and they were a joy to talk to. We hope to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This place would be fine for boaters passing by and if they could follow their own policies... We were only able to stay one of the two nights we booked, so we called before checking in. They said their cancellation policy within 48 hours doesn't refund any amount. We were disappointed but understood so we stayed the first night and... More 

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, Adam. After our recent email exchange, I hope that we have come to a satisfactory resolution to the miscommunication that occurred. The issue has since been addressed internally, as well. Again, our sincerest apologies for this miscommunication regarding our cancellation policy; and we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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Fort Worth
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Our family just returned from staying & had a wonderful time! Had rooms 24 & 25 perfect, pool view & water view! Loved this hotel! Would definitely visit again! Thanks Kirsten for not disappointing a traveler from Texas! So worth it, had a blast! Cinnamon Rolls are the best!

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us recently, and thank you for your wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us; and hope to see you again in the future! More 

St. Clair Shores, MI
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Clean room, comfy bed, nice pool & wonderful view. Welcoming staff and very pleasant housekeeping. Close to everything! The guests were another story. The "boat people" played their music too loud and it competed with the hotels music. They brought their huge inner tubes and drinks and took up much of the pool, shouting things back and forth. Just wasn't... More 

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and review of our hotel. While we try our best to accommodate any and all of our guests equally during the busy summer season, we would like to apologize for any negative encounters that you may have with any of our other guests. We hope that you decide to stay with us again; and... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We enjoy Ship N Shore when traveling by boat. The advantage over other marinas in Saugatuck is the nice pool, continental breakfast, free ice and a lounge area right by the boat. Johnny the dock Master always takes good care of us.

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Robert, for your nice review of the Ship-N-Shore Hotel. We work hard to provide great service to our boating guests, and we appreciate your appreciation! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lake Zurich, IL
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Our visit to Saugatuck was in mid-May & I wasn't too sure about this motel when it was first booked! Mixed reviews on TripAdvisor led me to do my own research before we came to stay for 3 days. And, I am so glad we did choose to stay at the Ship-N-Shore Motel! The location is perfect - centrally located... More 

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Ship-N-Shore Hotel! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your first stay with us! Your detailed review will undoubtedly help other travelers in their searches of the Ship-N-Shore and for that, we thank you. We are also delighted to hear that you have decided to stay with us again in October.... More 

Stratford, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stayed there for the (Canadian) Victoria Day weekend. We had booked a hotel in Holland, MI for our stay, but we saw Ship-n-Shore had vacancies. We loved the location so we cancelled our other booking. We had no regrets. The view of the water is beautiful. The room was very clean and big enough. TIny bathroom, but ok. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of downtown, the Ship-N-Shore Hotel is Saugatuck's Ultimate Waterfront Address! We are within walking distance to all of downtown Saugatuck's many shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and pubs. We offer a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as free continental breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ship-N-Shore Hotel

Address: 528 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
Location: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Saugatuck
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Ship `n Shore Hotel Saugatuck
Ship n Shore Motel
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