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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was unforgettable pleasure to celebrate my birthday in this luxury Red Lion Motor Lodge Hotel room! We had Grate barbecue; champagne under the night velvet sky with a lot of stars; cozy apartment with marvelous design and beautiful gladioluses; hot mint tea from private beach before we go to sleep. We saw flying glowworms in the dark night and... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Spur of the moment trip with unknown lodging availability. We were surprised to find the Red Lion Motor Lodge with vacancy available. Room was large with a king bed. No coffee pot in the room but was told that coffee would be ready at 8 a.m. in the office, it was. We stayed in room 17. No chairs to accommodate... More 

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Jenison, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We stayed in one of the new rooms that is on the 2nd floor of a separate building then the rest of the motel. The 1st floor is used for storage, so you only share the building with one other unit that is also on the 2nd floor. It was so much bigger and nicer than we were expecting! The... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The Red Lion is very nice and clean. We had a wonderful stay and the lake view was amazing. I have a bad back so the firm mattress was excellent. The kitchenette saved us (we have 2kids) a lot of money from eating out. Thanks Robert and Paula for a wonderful time and we will be back next year..

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Grand Rapids
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

The owners were some of the rudest and unfriendly people we have ever met. They treated my whole family terribly from the moment we checked in until checkout. The sheets were very poor quality, cheap thin cotton. Place was mostly clean. Would NOT stay here again nor recommend this place to anyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Okay, the proprietors would probably rather be spending their retirement doing something less challenging than running a motor lodge. They aren't friendly but who is there to make friends? The room was stuffy upon arrival but opening the bathroom window aired it out and it was fine. The beds were great as were the linens/pillows. I love a hard mattress.... More 

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Mid Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Red Lion tends to be the place people book when they wait too long to book that weekend trip and everything else is already taken. It doesn't have to be but I think the owners are their worst enemy on putting forth their best effort. We stayed here last year as a last resort and were pleasantly surprised. We... More 

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Clayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Nice, clean, basic rooms. Excellent location with lake views. Looked like they had suites, too. Independent motel with lower costs than other hotels near it. Coffee available in the lobby in the AM. Plan on returning for future trips.

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Brooklyn, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were looking for somewhere decently priced and not in Traverse City. My aunt and uncle recommended this place to us, as this is where they stay when they visit my cousin. It was quite convenient to so many of the lovely places in Leelanau Peninsula. We ended up staying in a 2 story room with a little porch. There... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The rooms are large, but I booked a room for 3 people and only got 1 bed. Not long after being in room I killed 2 roaches. I took pictures of roaches, but site wont let me post them. I stayed when there was a lot going on in area and it was the only room left in area. Next... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Red Lion Motor Lodge

Address: 4290 S West Bay Shore Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-9122
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Suttons Bay
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Red Lion Motor Hotel Suttons Bay
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