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Southgate, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Mom and Pop motel! A pleasure to stay in a very clean motel that is not a large chain motel. Personal service, staff is very knowledgeable about local outdoor activities and willing to help with directions! Outdoor pool is very clean with lap lanes. Outdoor seating areas with grills and flowers. Close enough to Traverse City for day trips, far...

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Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I have no complaints. Stayed here in august 2013. The room was clean and cozy. There was no shampoo, but when I asked at the front desk, the owner gave me some small samples to use. The pool was clean and inviting. The morning coffee was a short walk from our room. The hotel was about a ten minute drive...

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Topinabee
Reviewed 13 October 2013

A group of 8 of us attended a wedding at crystal mountain and with the color tour in full blast this was our last choice for a motel for the night. If we would have only known I would have driven the 3 hours home and saved my $60.... Well 66.60 with tax.. Right from the moment four of us...

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9Thank Tvieau
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Spent the night here as our first night around Lake Michigan. Would stay again. Our visit was quiet and comfortable, no frills. You may need to bring your own shampoo/conditioner, as there was none in our room. Ice and coffee are a short walk to the office.

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1Thank kab1105
Ferndale, Michigan
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We stopped at this place returning from the Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City. Since the holiday was 2 days past, we figured we could find a decent off season rate like we did the previious night in Traverse City. Boy were we in the wrong. The place looked nearly empty that evening and the front desk was unoccupied...

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11Thank FrugalMichigander
Clinton Township, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 4 July 2013

My friend and I stayed there for 4 nights and we had no problems! Hosts were friendly, offered information when asked, had a light continental breakfast but neither of us eat in the morning but I do drink my coffee and there was always plenty. One morning while out sitting at the pool early they came out to clean and...

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2Thank Sherri S
Pendleton, Indiana
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We stopped here on the first leg of our trip around the coast of Michigan and we were pleasantly surprised with a nice motel. Bob made us feel welcome from the onset, and the rooms were old-style and clean, which was a nice break for us. We would recommend Bella Vista Inn and a stay at Bear Lake to any...

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1Thank Janice S
Sale Creek, Tennessee
Reviewed 8 October 2012

48 hour cancellation policy is not reasonable. Having not seen the property and then canceling the room on weekday cost one nights stay. Conflict with the front desk continued during a follow up phone call.

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4Thank Wanda D
Corunna, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 16 September 2012

My husband and I stayed over a weekend. We were asked by the lady at the front desk to turn off the AC when we left the room. It was a cool, rainy weekend, so that was not a big deal. She also let us know the pool was being repaired and apologized for this. The furniture was old and...

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1Thank Stacey C
Plainfield, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 6 August 2012

my son and daughter n law got married august 4th 2012, they reserved a room and payed for it a couple months back, they called to verified the reservation to make sure they still have the room. the manager said they gave the room away to someone else, my daughter in law started crying, the manager hung up on her...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bella Vista Inn

Address: 12273 West St, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614-9440
Region: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Bear Lake
Price Range: $130 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bella Vista Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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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?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms at the west end of the hotel mean parking near the drive entrance. Longer cars beware!”
  • View from room window...across from gas station.
  • Clean room, sturdy furnishings. Television was pretty big for such a small place.
 of 5 bubbles KirZar, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“seems most rooms have two full beds, we scored two queen beds in room 102. The closer to the office, the better the wifi service.”
 of 5 bubbles snipe49445, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“For light sleepers, ask for a room farther from the highway as the road angles across the front.”
 of 5 bubbles KateMichigan, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for room with the bigger bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles theibookguy, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles FrugalMichigander, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
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