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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 14 August 2012

The motel across from the cottages is old and is very dated and I believe don't get used very often. The room that we had when we checked in smelled very musty and we went to the store to buy Febreeze and left all the windows opened to make it tolerable. Since we were only going to be sleeping there...

2Thank karend924
Commerce Township, Michigan
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We were so lucky to get a cabin for 2 nights. We stayed in cabin 22 which was very roomy and comfortable. Very close to town. Also fun to watch the people float down the river....

4Thank Loric84
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Next week will my third stay here and my wifes sixth. Great rustic setting and close to many things to see and do. Will have 3 grandchildren with us this time,and we know they will love it.Simple but old style cabins with all a family needs and very affordable for families.We will keep coming back!

6Thank dave_cole80
Howell, Michigan
Reviewed 28 June 2010

this place is great,if you want a nice family vacation without over priced trends these rustic cottages are for you.Interior is 60's ish but for me this brings back memories of my grandad's place hunting.The river fkows by right outside the cottages,if you want to cast a reel, you have a fire pit to grill or for smores,or to relax...

6Thank BuckSatan
Reviewed 1 August 2009

These cottages are situated along a lovely, clear-flowing river, in a beautiful setting. However, it takes a certain type of customer to appreciate the interior of these cottages. Beds were comfortable, bedspreads new; towels so old and thin they didn't absorb water; blanket old and had lots of fuzz and lint, so appeared dirty. Futon cover needed to be de-linted...

3Thank Travelingonabudget
Galloway, Ohio
Reviewed 5 July 2009

There are very few of the old cabins available for rent anymore Up North compared to what there was. We love this place, and have been staying here for about eight years. Our favorite cabin is 26. All these cabins sit riverside on the Sturgeon River, just steps from the river's edge. The rates are very reasonable for something waterfront,...

2Thank sqstultz
Lansing, MI
Reviewed 17 December 2008

I took an elderly friend elk hunting this December, and was very pleased with the accomodations. The cabins are easily accessible. The driveways / sidewalks were kept clean; although it snowed nearly every day. We enjoyed warm, comfortable, and clean cabins. We even had fresh towels, and trash removal - which isn't common with other cabins. We also enjoyed interacting...

1Thank ScullyLansing_MI
Grand Haven, MI
Reviewed 13 August 2008

My husband and I have been going to Indian River Cottages for over 30 years. We return every year in the fall for a long weekend with our entire family ( children,parents, sisters, nieces etc.) It is something we look forward to all year! We are on our 4th generation of family to make the trip. We get the same...

1Thank Doode
Southeastern Michigan
Reviewed 6 August 2008

Our family stayed here for a week in July, we rented 2 cabins and 2 apartments, along the river. It is very rustic and makes you feel like you have a cabin in the north country. The dock along the Sturgeon river has ties so you can anchor your boat right out in front of your cabin and take off...

1Thank Northwards
Reviewed 18 July 2008

There were 13 of us staying in the motel & or cottages - some for the whole week and some for just a long weekend. We all agree that we'd like to go back next year and if possible, all stay for the week. The accomadations and location where great. Mario, (runs the place) was more than accomadating and even...

Thank strongfam2

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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Indian River Motel & Cottages

Address: 4148 Sturgeon Street, Indian River, MI 49749
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Indian River
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Indian River Motel & Cottages Hotel Indian River
Indian River Motel And Cottages
Indian River Hotel
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“Try a cabin if you are there to fish.”
ChuckC549, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 19 & 22 are probably more accommodating for those that cannot get around easily.”
  • Bathroom, shower and sink
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen and sink
  • Kitchen stove, sink
  • River and rafters
  • River view
  • outside back door overlooks river
MrsRed13, 20 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Depends on your needs.”
Loric84, 22 Jul 2012 | Read review
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