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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Checked in for the last night of our trip. This is an older hotel that has changed hands a few times. The place is nice and clean. Our room had a 2-person hot tub that we enjoyed. We were disappointed that the dining room and bar closed after brunch on Sunday. We enjoyed walking in town and one of the...

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to doing so again! Sincerely, Judy

Reviewed 3 August 2016

We arrived very early (coming in from a sailboat). They were able to accommodate us as an early check-in. We were so grateful! Very nice rooms, nice restaurant, overall a great experience. Location was convenient, shopping along the same street, quaint restaurants along the bay. truly a great find!

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. It was our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Judy and Staff

Bear Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed in mid-March 2016 to celebrate my wifes' birthday and our anniversary. Stayed two nights mid-week. Although the restaurant was closed during the off season Frankfort has a lot to offer and made the hotel even more intimate. It is a bit pricey but not really out of line for a specialty hotel. The rooms are all different in style...

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Tami S, Manager at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We love having you stay with us and we look forward to your next stay.

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is clean and fresh. We were the only group in s Friday night in the thick of summer season which is not a good sign. Wait staff was attentive but the food was not good. It was also a pricey dinner for four people reaching over $200. I will not be returning.

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are both surprised and sorry that our food was not to your satisfaction. We are also surprised and even more sorry that your server was not aware of your dissatisfaction. Do, please, give us another opportunity to impress you with more than our clean, updated appearance. We look forward to seeing and serving you...

Bowling Green, Ohio
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very quaint location with many shops nearby, including a theater right across the street. Nice clean room,but nothing fancy. The staff was very friendly. The Wifi speed was satisfactory. The price was fair and I would definitely recommend it. We had a great time.

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Tami S, Manager at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to your return visit!

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I thought this place was way over-priced for what you get. The location was nice but the hotel itself was old, "up-dated" by adding new duvets to the beds. No elevator, no restaurant (there is one but it was not open), no breakfast. I was glad I had only booked one night there!

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Oh, yes, we are old - an 84-year-old Historic, boutique hotel. Our prices are comparative and competitive with our surroundings for this peak season. I'm sorry you did not notice our many updates besides the new duvets. And I'm sorry you did not have the opportunity to taste the delicious food of our Chef besides the freshly baked...

Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

It's best hotel experience I've ever had before. Beautiful decoration, super friendly people and very comfortable bed. On the second night, when the staff heard I missed the dinner, they knocked my door and brought me dessert and fruits !! I was traveling alone, but the Hotel Frankfort just made me feel I was at home with my family.

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you! It was our pleasure to meet and serve you. Please come see us again!

Itatiba, SP
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very good located, we did everything on foot. The room was clean and the staff was very nice too. It's a old building but the rooms are kind of new. We plan to return soon to spend more days in Frankfort. We really like this experience!!

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you so much. It was our pleasure to meet you and serve you!

East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I truly enjoyed my stay at the Hotel Frankfort. Judy greeted me, gave restaurant recommendations, explained coffee and pastries in the morning...and just chatted making everything feel friendly and welcoming. My room was clean and simply delightful. I could hear people talking in the hallways and a little with people staying next to me...but nothing that was disturbing. And of...

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Judith R, Owner at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and review! It was a pleasure serving you and we look forward to seeing you again.... in October. :)

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I stayed at The Hotel Frankfort during 5/16-5/19/16; this location is perfect walking distance to beach, town, show, and nearby sights. All of the rooms are uniquely charming. I stayed in the Copper room and I loved the peace and quiet. The accommodations are of very high quality, the bed is so comfortable. Judy and her staff, do make the...

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Tami S, Manager at The Hotel Frankfort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We always love having you stay with us! See you soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centered in Frankfort's historic Main Street, just two blocks from one of the most picturesque beaches of Lake Michigan, sits the historic Hotel Frankfort. Our 84 year old boutique hotel boasts 17 guest rooms, all with private baths, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units and each decorated with a unique theme. Our larger suites feature whirlpool tubs or sauna, two-story rooms, and even a fireplace - perfect for your spectacular Northern Michigan getaway! Feel like dining in? We have a full scale restaurant, dining room and bar along with corporate conference facilities, with gourmet catered meals available for gatherings of up to 200. Come let us serve you in style and experience all Northern Michigan has to offer. From biking, to fishing our famous Salmon runs, snow skiing, sailing, or experiencing a great meal at one of our many unique restaurants, or even just watching a gorgeous sunset - Frankfort is the perfect place to explore! Whatever your pleasure, you'll be charmed by The Hotel Frankfort's blend of old world graciousness, modern-day amenities and peerless personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Frankfort

Address: 231 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9048 (Formerly Sleeping Bear Inn)
Region: United States > Michigan > Benzie County > Frankfort
Price Range: $95 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hotel Frankfort 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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