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“Nice Hotel” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan

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Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Houghton Lake
Certificate of Excellence
Waterford mi
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Nice Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2012

Clean hotel with a nice beach front.The view of the water was the best part.Includes breakfast.

Room Tip: Be sure to get a lakeside room.The balcony or walk out rooms both are nice.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank alice M
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Asheville, North Carolina
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55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2012

Room was comfortable with a nice lake view. Staff was outstanding. Breakfast included. Fair beach but nothing special. Choices limited at this aging resort.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Iwanttobeontheroad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2012 via mobile

Our 2nd stay at this hotel and a big improvement with this new owner. We had a lake view, which was really nice. The room was very clean and the breakfast was very good with a nice selection. We loved the waffle maker, except day 2 when there were too many kids and you could not get near it. Our only complaint was the bedding. The blankets are so thin. We were able to take the blanket off the 2nd bed, so that helped.

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2012

We stumbled upon this great hotel while on our 10 year anniversary trip. LOVED IT! The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Breakfast included a hot waffle maker and other continental breakfast items. Private beach area and balcony over looking the big lake. We had a beautiful sunrise. Would love to come back here again with our kids!

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank angdickerson
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

Our family stayed at the Beachfront for a week and it was such a relaxing pleasant experience! The staff were pleasant, and so helpful. They went out of their way to make sure all our needs were met and then some! I especially loved that we all had rooms that overlooked the beach and we could listen to the waves roll onto the beach at night while sitting on our balconies. The breakfasts in the mornings were nice and the kids especially liked that they could have lots of extra helpings without a problem. We come to Houghton Lake at least once a year and this will definitely be the place we will become regulars at.

Room Tip: Ask for the beachfront rooms. There is privacy and they all have a fantastic view!!
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Christhenurse54
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Troy, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

We stayed at the Beachfront last weekend for a Bachlorette get-away and it was wonderful! We found the deal on their website. We got 2 rooms, a limo, and breakfast for up to 8 girls for $400. We had an amazing time! The room was set up really cute when we got there with snacks and goodies. The staff was super friendly and accomodating! We loved hanging out at the beach and then going out to a pizza dinner and getting drinks at night!
WONDERFUL STAY! DEFINITELY STAY HERE IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA!

Room Tip: Facing the water!
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank katie e
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Additional Information about Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan

Property: Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan
Address: 4990 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-9203
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Location: United States > Michigan > Houghton Lake
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Houghton Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake Michigan 2*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful private sandy beach on Michigan's largest inland lake, Houghton Lake. The hotel features barbecue grills, picnic tables, fire pit, indoor pool and hot tub, free boat parking on our 14 section private dock, free wi-fi, pet friendly, continental breakfast, 48 rooms with private balconies, 12 jacuzzi rooms to enjoy for your special occasion, family friendly, great for weddings, family reunions, golf outings, birthday parties, graduations, wedding packages available, group discounts. Closest hotel to the heart of Bud Bash and Tip Up Town USA! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Houghton Lake
Beachfront Hotel Houghton Lake
Houghton Lake Best Western

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