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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We just spent a night at the inn and if they hadn't been booked for the weekend, would've stayed another. Wonderful host, accomodations, location! I wish I'd brought my suit for the sauna and whirlpool! Ah, next time! Breakfast is not a hot breakfast, but more a European, buffet style. More than adequate and coffee, tea and hot cocoa is...

1Thank LJo-12
Saline, Michigan
Reviewed 20 September 2013

This is a very nice B&B, very well located. Short stroll to the fun restaurants and shops of Glen Arbor, short stroll to the nice beach looking out to the Manitou Islands, short ride to the Sleeping Heritage Heritage Trail -- a marvelous bike bath winding through forests, a campground, Glen Haven, and dunes, ending (for now -- they'll soon...

1Thank iksnamhcok
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 10 September 2013

My husband and I traveled to Glen Arbor / Sleeping Bear Dunes for three nights over the Labor Day holiday and although it was a drive from Indianapolis, it was WELL worth it! We were stunned by the beauty of this area and think it is absolutely a hidden gem in this entire country. We have stayed at several bed...

4Thank VacationerForLife13
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Sylvan Inn provided an outstanding home base to explore the coast of NW Michigan. The Inn is quaint and comfortable but had more privacy than other B/B I have explored which was nice. We stayed in room 1 which had a private entrance and bathroom. The common area where breakfast is served is comfortable and provides a nice place to...

3Thank jleonsnow
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My Wife and I stayed 2 nights at this bed and breakfast over our honeymoon. The staff was very friendly and gave us an informative tour upon our arrival. Our room was clean and very comfortable. It had lots of hooks to hang our towels and wet clothes as well as 2 night stands, a dresser, and a bench to...

2Thank AllisonC824
Reviewed 30 August 2013

My husband and I truly enjoyed our stay at the Inn. The location was perfect, the accomodations were gracious, and the inn keepers, Rose and Ralph, thought of even the smallest things that we haven't seen in any other bed and breakfasts. For example, a clock radio with adapters for charging iphones and androids at the same time. Sauna and...

Thank GlennSunna
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We stayed at this B&B for a few nights in July. Very nice facility. Owners were friendly and helpful, suggesting places to visit and eat during our stay. The rooms were clean. The breakfast was plentiful and nutritious. There was a wrap around porch with a few tables where you could enjoy your breakfast or just sit and enjoy the...

1Thank Orcalvr
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We got lucky that they had an available room, while we were driving through on our "mini-moon" after our wedding. We stayed in a lovely french themed room, with our own private entrance, and it was perfect. The Inn is walking distance to the restaurants in town and to the beach, and I couldn't say a bad thing about it!

3Thank chicag0jen
Reviewed 12 July 2013

What a wonderful place to spend a few days! The innkeepers were very inviting and offered great advice on places to visit and things to do. The room (we had a suite) was very comfortable and relaxing. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast every morning on the front porch. The breakfasts were more European in style, with hard boiled eggs, fruit,...

3Thank travellaurag
Ironwood, Michigan
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Three couples stayed here for a mini reunion. The location is great- can walk to everything in the town of Glen Arbor and drive or bike to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Leland and other great places. Breakfast is modest but just how we like it- fresh fruit- a bread or two, granola, juice and coffee. The big porch is a lovely...

Thank JWaun

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful historic 14 room Inn in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park. Walk to charming downtown Glen Arbor for boutique shopping, art galleries, restaurants and more. 2 Blocks to beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sylvan Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 6680 Western Ave, P.O. Box 648, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5103
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Price Range: $125 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sylvan Inn Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“For a couple, go for a room with private bath!”
 of 5 bubbles genieb071065, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead to make reservations. Cause if you book online you can't tell if it comes with a bathroom or not. Older style B & B”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisdonelle, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 5 which is up 2 flights of stairs in the back of the main building. We liked it.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryEllenTravels, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We were on the second level.”
 of 5 bubbles M33star, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Top floor was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles pamandtim1502, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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