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Where To Stay On Beaver Island?

Beaver Island has a diverse selection of lodging opportunities, from private beach houses, apartments in town or motels and lodges.

Hotels and Lodges

Laurain Lodge (231) 448-2099
Beaver Island Lodge (231) 448-2396
The Brothers Place (231) 448-2204 or (630) 920-0719
The Erin Motel (231) 448-2240

Cabin, Apartments and Beach Houses
NOTE – pricing is by the week.

Dalwhinnie Apartments — In Town (231) 448-2733
peak season (June 15-August) approx. $850, non-peak $500
The Ambassador Apartment
– 2 bedrooms
* bedroom 1 has a king bed
* bedroom 2 has a queen bed
– 1 ½ bathrooms
– full kitchen
– washer/dryer
– TV with satellite
– covered deck overlooking harbor
– gas grill

The Wagner Apartment
– 2 bedrooms
* bedroom 1 has a double bed
* bedroom 2 has a queen bed
– 1 ½ bathrooms
– full kitchen
– washer/dryer
– TV with satellite
– covered deck overlooking harbor
– gas grill

The Last Resort — Sand Bay, 5 miles from town (231) 448-2733
peak season (June 15-August) approx. $850, non-peak $500
– 2 bedrooms
* bedroom 1 has a double bed
* bedroom 2 has 2 sets of bunks
* the entrance/laundry room also has 1 set of bunks
– 1 ½ bathrooms
– washer/dryer
– full kitchen
– TV/VCR
– deck overlooking Lake Michigan

The Fisherman’s House — In Town (231) 448-2733
peak season (June 15-August) approx. $1200, non-peak $800
– 4 bedrooms
* bedroom 1 has 1 double bed
* bedroom 2 has 1 double bed
* bedroom 3 has 1 double bed
* bedroom 4 has 2 twin beds
– 2 bathrooms
– fully equipped modern kitchen
– washer/dryer
– TV with satellite
– enclosed porch
– large open deck with grill

Lockwood Shores — Sand Bay, 4 miles from town
peak season (June 15-August) approx. $1200, non-peak $800
– 3 bedrooms
* bedroom 1 has 2 double beds
* bedroom 2 has 2 double beds
* bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds
– 1 ½ bathrooms
– washer/dryer
– full kitchen
– gas grill
– large deck that steps onto beach
– gas fireplace
– dish TV/VCR and DVD

The Glenbeigh — Sand Bay, 4 miles from town
peak season (June 15-August) approx. $1200, non-peak $800
– 3 bedrooms, plus 2 pull-out queens
* bedroom 1 has a queen bed
* bedroom 2 has a double bed
* bedroom 3 has a double bed
* the upstairs and downstairs couches each pull-out into queens
– 1 ½ bathrooms
– washer/dryer
– full kitchen
– gas grill
– large deck that steps onto beach
– gas fireplace
– dish TV/VCR and DVD

Walhalla — Walhalla is centrally located on the Pere Marquette, putting you perfectly between the upper river near Baldwin and the lower river and harbor near Ludington.

Barothy Lodge is located in Walhalla on the banks of the Pere Marquette.  Barothy Lodge is perfect.  The Barothy property runs along several miles of prime water, all accessible to their guests.  Year-round wilderness retreat offering luxury lodges. The 15 Lodges on site range from 1-9 bedrooms.  Located in the Manistee National Forest on the Pere Marquette River. All units have modern well-equipped kitchens, fireplaces and outdoor grills. Linens provided. Hot tubs and billiards in most units. Miles of trails. Stocked fishing ponds. Barothy Lodge 4-season resort in Michigan

All Seasons Resort — Welcome to All Seasons Long Lake Resort! We are located on the shores of beautiful 136 acre Long Lake. Our 14 cabins are practically a stones throw from the world famous Pere Marquette River, as well as the Manistee National Forest.  Our location offers hiking and hunting opportunities, in addition to ORV trail access.  We are also just a short drive away from the sandy shores of Lake Michigan!

Ludington — Ludington is a great place to stay.  Ludington has a large selection of lodging and restaurant options with great beaches and other attractions.  Ludington is a major Michigan tourist destination.

Bed & Breakfasts

Abbey Lynn Inn Bed & Breakfast — After enjoying a peaceful nights sleep in our comfortable bed, you’ll wake to the aroma of homemade sweet rolls, pastries and specially prepared and  artfully presented breakfast entrees.  All this may be enjoyed within your own guest room, (must make arrangements for room service in advance) or in our beautiful candlelit dining room.  Our Great Lakes bed and breakfast in Ludington Michigan is a unique Ludington romantic B & B.  You’ll find the Abbey Lynn Inn B&B situated close to shopping, dining, great lakes beaches, lighthouses and those spectacular Lake Michigan sunsets.  Our Ludington, Michigan B & B is comfortable, safe and secure.

The Lamplighter Bed & Breakfast –The only AAA rated Bed and Breakfast in the Ludington area, conveniently located to miles of white, sandy beaches, four lighthouses, spectacular sunsets, The S.S. Badger car ferry to Wisconsin and Michigan’s most beautiful state park. Shopping and restaurants are within walking distance, and sailing on Lake Michigan with Captain Bill Carpenter is a unique activity available to our guests. The Lamplighter is the B&B of choice for travelers who want to step back in time to experience Victorian style and elegance without losing touch with the comforts and conveniences of today. Cable television, air conditioning and wireless internet reside happily alongside our 1894 architecture and antique furnishings to assure you the best of both worlds. Our renowned breakfast by candle light is prepared and served with attention to detail that will delight your senses and bring you back again and again. Let us know ahead and we will take allergies and dietary restrictions into consideration. Water sports, hiking, biking, golfing, antiquing, horseback riding, dune riding, and a host of special events, make Ludington one of the Midwest’s top vacation spots and whatever the reason, whatever the season, innkeepers Bill and Jane Carpenter will make your stay in Ludington a memory to treasure.

The Inn at LudingtonFine lodging, quality inspected by Michigan Lake to Lake B&B Association – near the Lake Michigan Beach and the Michigan-Wisconsin Carferry.  Revisit times past within the charmed Victorian bed and breakfast that stands at the helm of the historic “Old Town” of Ludington, MI.  Built in 1890, the Inn at Ludington Bed and Breakfast is a recipient of the local historical society’s award for replicate restoration. Our cozy atmosphere and genuine hospitality makes your welcome a warm one.  Make your vacation a home away from home in one of our seven themed guest rooms.  Choose from the The Great Lakes Victorian, The Scandinavian, Little Europe, The Southwestern, The Mediterranean, The Garden View Retreat or The Lakeside Loft.  All with private baths, cable TV, AC and Free Broadband Wireless Internet access, melding today’s modern amenities into it’s cozy elegance. In winters, warm yourselves while lounging by one of our 4 original wood burning fireplaces.  Our fabulous newly renovated 900 sq.ft. attic apartment works wonderfully for families or ladies weekends.  Its majestic 20ft tongue-and-groove white pine ceilings and open floor-plan sleeps seven comfortably and offers kitchen facilities, it has a private tower library and magnificent slate walk-in shower. Breakfast is designed to accommodate you, the guest.  Offering a variety of choices, tailored to meet your plans for the day. For early birds and Ferry goers, a fresh pot of coffee is brewing.  Fresh Breads and Homemade Jams, Yogurts, fresh fruit salads, juices, cereals and a Brunch Pack for the ride.  9 am enjoy our buffet extravaganza – hot gourmet egg variations, quiches, waffles, crepes, local and seasonal favorites. In the afternoon snack on oatmeal cookies, coffee, tea and our secret recipe Lemon Peppermint Iced Tea are available to hold you over until your evening dinner plans. We can help with a list of local menus, available in our catalog. A pleasant walk through our town to the #1 beach in Michigan, Stearns Park and its white sandy shores of Lake Michigan beckon you to admire one of the most beautiful sunsets framed by dunes and lighthouses. On your walk back home stop in at our local favorite House of Flavors for a double scooper down our gas lanterned avenue. By the way, stop in at our newest small town sensation Redolencia Coffeehouse for a fabulous cup of fresh roasted treats.  Enjoy locally made Amish baked goods for a memorable evening with live music. Open till midnight! Make Ludington, MI part of your Heritage Vacation Travel destination.  See Ludington CVB’s website for full info on area attractions,  and be drawn to Ludington’s beautiful State Parks and natural wonders.

Hotels & Motels

Four Seasons Lodging & Breakfast — Near Lake Michigan, 29 tasteful, all non-smoking, motel rooms and suites, all with full breakfast.  Ideal for a destination wedding, family reunion, golf, weekend relaxation, or a romantic getaway.  A vacation rental that’s not a cookie cutter chain. We are an economy property (no discounts available) offering an affordable stay in a relaxed setting.  Click on “Accommodations”above for information on our rooms and rates.  For those traveling with a laptop, we do have wireless internet connection in the breakfast/check-in area.  We’re all non smokingno pets please. We don’t have an on-line reservation system and really enjoy conversation with guests, so, May thru October, call 800 968-0180 with any questions or to place a reservation.  If you find our toll free # busy, you may also try 1 231 843-3448.  Office hours are 8am – 10pm EST.  We are closed November thru April; during those months please e-mail us for reservations.  In the spring, if business is slow (before summer business picks up), we may close the office between 7-9 pm. Located in the Ludington bed breakfast district, near Lake Michigan ferry S.S. Badger, Lake Michigan beach, romantic sunsets, Lake Michigan fishing and the Pere Marquette fly fishing river. Ludington Pier House — Great location!  Just across from Lake Michigan. Walking distance to the beach, parks, lighthouse, marina, restaurants and downtown.

Heated Indoor pool & Spa. Larger family rooms available. Refrigerators and coffee makers in most rooms. Online discounts and event packages. Off season rates. Smoke and Pet Free.

Reservations recommended.

Open May-October but available online year round for information and early reservations.  Visit our website for more details.

Greiner Motel — West off US 31 exit onto US 10. Family owned/operated motel. All first floor. Microwave, VCR, refrigerator available. Hot coffee. Very clean rooms, 1,2,3 bed units, remote TV, TT phones, queens, boat parking, freezer space. Non-smoking & AC. Walk to shopping, family fun parks, eateries. Free transportation to/from airport and carferry. Free Wi-Fi. Holiday Inn Express of Ludington — Certified Green Lodging Michigan Partner. The Holiday Inn Express is the top choice for travelers looking for a hotel in Ludington; located just minutes from Lake Michigan and the S.S. Badger Carferry service to and from Manitowoc Wisconsin. Within a couple short miles lay some of Michigan’s best, award winning beaches and one of the finest state parks in the state. A mere 20 minute drive south is Pentwater, Michigan filled with quaint shops, eateries, and unique attractions, 10 minutes more south is home to Silver Lake Michigan and the amazing Silver Lake Sand Dunes. 20 minutes to our north is the historic Victorian town of Manistee, Michigan, which along with artistic, culinary, and theatrical attractions, is also home to the Little River Casino. And the drive either north or south features several historic, scenic Michigan Lighthouses awaiting your visit. Ludington, Michigan is home to several annual events offering everything from arts, crafts, sports, to local heritage. Each year the town welcomes the Gus Maker 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Gander Mountain Pro-Am fishing tournament, MQHA summer series horse show, old time baseball games at White Pine Village and 4th of July parade featuring the world-famous Scottville Clown Band. Families will love the 24-hour game room, the areas largest indoor heated indoor pool and whirlpool, located in a climate controlled area with natural sound-absorbing cedar lined walls, and the exclusive KIDSUITE rooms. The hotels courtyard features a recreational area with picnic/grille area, playground, swings, merry-go-round, horseshoes and shuffleboard, all perfect for spending a summer day together as a family. If your travel needs are more business-oriented, look no further than the Holiday Inn Express. The Holiday Inn Express realizes the need for business travelers to remain productive on the road and has taken steps to assure this need is met. Our executive rooms are located on our third floor in a separate wing of the hotel. Along with wireless internet, 15 rooms are hard-wired for service as well. Our lobby has a 24-hour business center and computer exclusively for business use. No matter what your travel needs are, everyone appreciates a free breakfast! At the Holiday Inn Express, this doesn’t mean a few doughnuts and some coffee. It means a HOT breakfast! Cheese omelets, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, hard boiled eggs, along with cereal, bagels, yogurt, fresh fruit, and our signature Cinnamon rolls, all presented by a breakfast bar host whose only interest is providing you with a great start to a perfect day.  In a hurry? Get a “to-go” box and take it with you. Try that at another hotel! The Holiday Inn Express of Ludington is also the only choice for traveling sports teams, wedding parties, group meetings (with on-site 50 person capacity meeting room), and is a top-rated among bus and group travelers as well. Realizing the need for businesses to take an active role in our environment, in 2008 the Holiday Inn Express has become a Green Lodging Partner in association with Green Lodging Michigan (GLM). The Holiday Inn Express, welcome to YOUR hotel. Best Western Splash Park Inn — Your Adventure Begins Here… When you visit Ludington, your very best hotel choice is Best Western Splash Park Inn. Come explore all the beauty and activities around Ludington, any season of the year. No other area has such a vast array of natural resources–from sand dunes to endless beaches, from the Manistee National Forest to the ever-popular Ludington State Park. We have waterways galore including the National Scenic Pere Marquette River, Hamlin Lake, and numerous smaller inland lakes.  Fishing, boating, hiking, snowshoeing…the opportunities for natural recreation abound! Second to none . . . For business or pleasure, Ludington offers a wide variety of lodging choices ranging from hotels and motels to resorts, bed and breakfasts, condominiums, and more. But with a visit to our hotel, you’ll discover why Best Western Splash Park Inn is the one hotel that ranks high as a favorite destination for travelers. Our 100 foot water slide is the only water slide in town, with four thrilling curves and a terrific splash landing. A spacious, heated indoor pool is next to the slide area, with overhead skylights lighting and warming the atrium. The bubbly, 10 person hot tub is great for relaxing, as is the dry, cedar-lined sauna. No motel in town offers this variety of indoor entertainment and our hotel’s free breakfast bar is no ordinary continental breakfast. Best Western Splash Park Inn serves up hot Belgian waffles, biscuits with sausage gravy, donuts and pastries, assorted cereals, toasts and jellies, bagels and cream cheese, hard boiled eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt, juice, coffee, and milk–right here at our hotel. It’s a delicious way to start your day and saves you plenty of money too! All the extras and more . . . We believe in providing our guests with the everyday amenities to make you feel comfortable and at home. Most hotels just feel like hotels–we want Best Western Splash Park Inn to feel like your home away from home. Other extras that you won’t find at typical motels are a fitness and game room, business center, free high speed wireless internet, and free shuttle transportation from the Lake Michigan Carferry right to our hotel. And if your pet travels with you, you’ll be glad to know that our hotel is pet-friendly. Latest improvements . . . In 2007, we upgraded our Best Western hotel to include new mattresses, refrigerators in every room, new carpet in all guest rooms, new linens in all rooms, and much more. You deserve a truly clean and comfortable place to spend the night, and that’s why our hotel continually changes and improves to make your lodging experience the best it can be. Ludington’s Best Western Splash Park Inn welcomes you to our hotel–let the adventure begin! Area activities for all . . . Step outside our hotel and discover Ludington’s natural and man-made beauty. Tour our two lighthouses–Big Sable Point Lighthouse in the Ludington State Park and downtown Ludington’s North Breakwater Lighthouse, explore the recently restored Hamlin Lake Dam and the new boardwalk that lines the river at the Ludington State Park.  And that’s just the start of fun things to do while you stay at our hotel. Head out to the Pumped Storage Project and climb the hill overlooking the giant hydro-electric lake which generates electricity from Lake Michigan waters. And don’t miss the outdoor sculpture collection at Ludington’s Waterfront Park, a great place to view the Lake Michigan Carferry, perhaps the most famous symbol of our maritime heritage.  A day at Stearns Park Beach in downtown Ludington can keep everyone in your family occupied. Swim in the clean, fresh waters of Lake Michigan, have lunch at the concession stand, and let the kids loose at the playground or the brand new skate park. There are volleyball nets, shuffleboard courts, and mini-golf. There’s so much to see and do in Ludington! We hope you will join us soon!

Baldwin

Baldwin is home to some of the best fishing in the mid-west… the legendary Flies-Only of the Pere Marquette.  Baldwin is much more limited when compared to Ludington as far as amenities and attractions.  Baldwin is in the middle of nowhere, but this is the attraction for many.  Located in the heart of the Manistee National Forest with lots of area for fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, hiking trails, ATV, motor cycle and snowmobile trails.  If your looking for somewhere with lots of area to stretch your legs that Baldwin would be a great option.