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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We rented a pontoon boat over the Fourth of July weekend for a day on the lake. We paid extra for a boat that could pull a tube and also rented a tube. We waited about 30 minutes for the resort manager to come back to her old house/office so we could provide the information to rent the boat only...

1Thank Jugadimes
Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Art and Joanna are great people to deal with. They rented us 4 Wheelers for our weekend getaway, when my son ran the 4 wheeler into a tree, their concern was for him and not the machine. Rather than raking us over the coals, Art allowed us to fix the machine at a huge discount as we have mechanical experience...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Myself and four of my friends stayed in cabin #6 Aug 7-9, 2015. Entering cabin #6 was our first disappointment. Although the website accurately describes and shows photos of the cabin, we were shocked how tiny it was in-person. And to be honest we didn't study the floor plan ahead of time, lesson learned. We were told it can sleep...

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awjens, Guest Relations Manager at American Oak Resort, responded to this review

The guest that wrote this review booked almost 10 months in advance giving him plenty of time to review all information provided to him, to look at pictures of our cabins and chalets provided online at both our website and our Facebook page, to email or phone with any concerns or to express them during more than one telephone conversation...

Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I rented 2 wave runners on a very busy weekend(Bud Bash) despite the fact that they were clearly very busy they were extremely professional, friendly and thorough in explaining the use and rules of the jet skis. Upon return we were asked multiple times if we had, had a good time, and also thanked for returning the...

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Very accommodating when scheduling wave runner rentals. Not like other places we tried that were booked days in advance. They had a lot of irons in the fire with their cottage rentals, but who's in a rush when on vacation anyway? Changing facilities available and the wave runner equipment appeared to be new. Highly recommended.

1Thank No5Yes6
Massillon, Ohio
Reviewed 11 July 2015

My husband and I trailered our ATVs here for a few days. We rented a nice rustic cabin, had a flat screen tv, full kitchen and bath. The cabin was very clean and does not allow smoking inside, which is awesome! The cabins are nestled in a grove of trees, a short walk from the lake. We were greeted by...

1Thank cmorris723
Clarkston, Michigan
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We rented a pontoon boat. It certainly wasn't new. The canopy was not stock to the boat and was bouncing around a little and one of the cords had dry rot on it and broke. The controls were very worn. The radio was disconnected. They felt we bent the prop., maybe we did maybe we didn't but there was an...

Thank Univac1
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed at American Oaks Resort with my teenage son and two of his friends. We had a great time. Joann who runs the front desk and reservations was great and very helpful when we had questions as to were to eat or go shopping. We had one of our wave runners take on water and was not sure what to...

Thank Raymond E
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 June 2015

American oak resort was a great little getaway for the family. The perfect location to see and do everything. So nice that they allow responsible pet owners to bring the whole family, plus the price is affordable.

1Thank Cali_Girl8888
Milford, Michigan
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I wanted to take my son for a weekend up north as a gift for his 18th birthday. Intended to rent a couple ATV's and this place fit the bill perfectly, at least on paper. Was a bit leery as I hadn't been in this exact area, but in talking with Joanna during reservation process, my concerns were calmed. Our...

Thank Dan C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about American Oak Resort

Address: 112 Jefferson, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Region: United States > Michigan > Houghton Lake
Price Range: $138 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — American Oak Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask "Jo", the manager. The cabins and chalets are all nice and fit different numbers and tastes”
 of 5 bubbles 127jimd, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask the owner what would be best for your family.”
 of 5 bubbles 716keilaf, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We were in a cabin without air conditioning. They have air in some cabins but during our stay it was reasonably cool and there are lots of oak trees for shade. If we were here during high humidity we may have opted for one with a/c. It was nice to have windows open”
 of 5 bubbles Jnsyd, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Cabin 2 was very nice!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mikec704, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I would probably choose the chalets next time. The chalets are closer to the water and provide much more room for not much more money.”
 of 5 bubbles jesseh683, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
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