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Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views, rooms, food and people are wonderful. We stayed here better part of week with our 9 year old grandchildren. We all loved every minute of our stay. The children were able to play in the front yard with outdoor games, board games, walks down the stairs and dock and kayaking. The hosts were very accommodating and the staff...

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We returned to the Inn for a fall color tour of the UP. The Inn is charming, if a bit worn, and the setting is right on the lake. The restaurant was very good, and the breakfast most enjoyable. The Inn is close to Seney National Wildlife reserve. We would return ( again). If you like staying in an older...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food, ambiance and view were great! The service - not so good. We were there on a Tuesday at 5:30 without a reservation and got the last table available. Make sure you have a reservation for dining.

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Traverse City, MI
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our third time at Chamberlin's and for good reason. This is a very old structure (no elevator) and the rooms, most with private bath, are all different and beautifully decorated. Being lakeside, the view to the west is also beautiful. The restaurant has always been good and the Planked Whitefish is a winner. However, the Filet of Beef I ordered...

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Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Yes, the inn is old...and does have a very interesting history. The B&B experience is not for everyone....we thoroughly enjoyed it! We chatted with locals, staff, and the owners. The view from the porch is beautiful. We had a small room with a bathroom and were very happy with our experience. Breakfast was delicious...we also enjoyed dinner twice and our...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

First, the appearance. It is a beautiful old building, and rich in heritage (according to the owner), but is in need of care. Would be so much more impressive if it had some basic upkeep, a paint job, for instance. It is a bit ramshackled. The view from the porch however is unparalleled. Just beautiful! The Inn restaurant has two...

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Beautiful location, lovely views, nice restaurant and bar....but very old property with shared bathrooms. Room was clean but noise in this 100 plus year old property travel, meaning you can hear your neighbor moving around in their rooms.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nicely appointed rooms, nice bathrooms, great restaurant. On the lake with a lovely deck and gazebo with rattan chairs. Picturesque yard with bridal arch. Happy that my husband and I shose to come here.

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Round Rock, TX
Reviewed 8 September 2016

With a beautiful view of Big Lake Manistique from the front porch or gazebo, relaxation set in almost immediately on arrival. Our room was exactly as pictured with a nice jacuzzi tub in the room and a bathroom with large shower. Our one surprise was no air conditioning but none was needed and the ceiling fans were great. Rooms were...

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Rockwood, Michigan
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Went there at 5 p.m. All kind of table open. Was told there was a 2 hour wait for dining inside and a hour wait to eat outside. Plus eating outside was a different menu. What's up with that? We go every year to Curtis. Won't be eating at Chamberlin's iun the near future.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn

Address: Big Manistique Lake, P.O. Box 307, Curtis, MI 49820
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Curtis
Number of rooms: 25
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“Breakfast comes with the meal and is wonderful. The front rooms overlook the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles Kimemarcus, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the top floor, looking out on the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles IDFNP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The doors were all open if not taken - each room had it's own charm!”
 of 5 bubbles SassyTwo, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to ask for a Lake view room”
 of 5 bubbles U7104OMrobertm, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Charming, beautiful place”
 of 5 bubbles lesliemQ3784HT, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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