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Driftwood Resort

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Room & Suite (3)
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Travellers talk about
“ping pong”(3 reviews)
“the real deal”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
Business Centre
Free Breakfast
Room Service
Driftwood Resort is situated on the shores of beautiful Houghton Lake, Michigan's largest all-season in-land lake. With Driftwood's three docks, two large lakefront fire-pits, complimentary use of row boats, kayaks, SUPs, canoes, outdoor recreational equipment and lawn-games, large...
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6477 E Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8304
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed for a winter weekend with a group of friends in two of the lakefront 1930 vintage log cabins. Perfect rustic fun. Modern game room is fantastic if the weather doesn't cooperate. Ping pong, air hockey, shuffleboard, pool, etc. Thanks to Karen and her husband...More

Thank wolfman231
Response from Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood ResortResponded 3 February 2018

Thanks for the kind review. We'd love to have your group back with us! We're glad you enjoyed your weekend!

Reviewed 20 January 2018

There are lots of places in and around Houghton Lake. I am soooo happy I chose the Driftwood Resort. The owners are super nice, and made us feel at home. The cabin on the lake has a great view of the lake (ice, it's Winter)....More

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Response from W8011GLkarenk, Owner at Driftwood ResortResponded 21 January 2018

Thanks for the kind words Phil. We were glad we had a chance to 'share' the lovely winter sunset (and a bit of the Tip-Up-Town fireworks) with you and Eileen out on the lakefront last evening! We hope to see you again sometime here at...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We stayed in Moose Cottage Sept 25- 30th, not long enough! We loved everything about this place, and look forward to returning. The host(s) couldn't have been nicer or more helpful, with suggestions and answers to all questions. The facilities were immaculate, comfortable, cozy, and...More

Thank cherylb-rn
Response from Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood ResortResponded 7 October 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here at Driftwood and our Houghton Lake area. It’s nice guests like you that make it all worthwhile. We’d love to see your pictures ... you can just email them to driftwoodresortmichigan@gmail.com, if you’d like, and we‘ll...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We rented several cabins for the wedding party and had the wedding at the resort right by the lake. It was a beautiful setting, and the owners went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. They were very friendly and accomodating;...More

Thank Axeman357
Response from Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood ResortResponded 3 October 2017

Adam and Nilou, We were more than honored that you choose to have your wedding here at Driftwood Resort. You are a very lovely and beautiful couple, and we wish you the best in the years to come. You are a part of the Driftwood...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Yet another great stay at the Driftwood resort, but in the winter instead of summer as we've experienced before. They even sorted out snow for snowball fights, a frozen lake to run on, and even a great place to try cross country skiing!! What good...More

Thank kkrupan
Response from Karen K, Owner at Driftwood ResortResponded 14 January 2017

Thank you for the super sweet words about our resort, the Timber Cottage, and Ace's Perch! It always makes us feel great to know that folks have had a wonderful experience here. The nice thing about the Houghton Lake area is that it truly is...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Hi, Sorry this answer is delayed. Since purchasing the resort in 2013 we have had a very tough time getting Trip Advisor to put it under our name rather than Bob and Sheila's (the previous owners) and get all of the... More
Room Tips
"Great cozy cabins on the lake"
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"2 bedroom cottage might be a little tight/close for friends- perfect for families though."
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"The "Timber" cabin is great for larger group of 6-8 to stay together. Otherwise, all cabins are..."
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"The Timber is great for a large family or 3 sets of couples, very spacious!"
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