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Reviewed 26 October 2015

For starters, Susan, the owner, is notably friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable about the area (attractions to visit and history). Her passion about history,especially the food history of Northern Michigan is somewhat contagious. She is willing to converse with you whenever you want to and is also very respectful of the fact that there may be times that you would rather not....

Thank Shannon A
Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Approaching Hillside Homestead, you notice a modest but well kept farmhouse. Inside you are greeted by Susan, the charming owner, a clean, period furnished home away from home, and the warmth of the fire in the wood stove. Every detail in this farmstead is carefully considered and Susan is a wealth of trivia about cooking and surviving before modern conveniences....

Thank jnolin
Irvine, California, United States
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Amazing location. Amazing service. Amazing home and farm. The best part was farmer owner, Susan. Her generous hospitality and warmth went beyond our expectations. My 5 year old son snot cried the day we had to leave. I think that says it all. We will definitely go back!

Thank Parisa F
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This is NOT a normal bed and breakfast. Don't expect it to be! Everything the other reviews say are all true. You will share the yard with chickens, ducks and a goose. Depending on the season there might also be pigs and goats/sheep. if your lucky you might be able to let the chickens out in the morning! We love...

Thank tempra23
York, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

As with all the other reviews we were blown away by this place. Susan (the proprietor) is interesting, smart, fun, witty, good company and discrete when you feel like some down time. Exactly what a great host should be. The room (We were in the Maple room) is beautiful, everything appropriate for 1900ish except where you need modern (double glazed...

3Thank Devoid_L
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Walking in, we were greeted by Susan and immediately felt at home when she pulled fresh vanilla cookies out of her wood burning oven, made from a 1909 recipe. They were made with lard and they were delicious! Susan was a pure delight, filled with all sorts of stories and experiences that makes this B & B so unique. Our...

1Thank PaulandAmanda2013
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Hillside Homestead is an amazing place to stay in the northern Traverse City/Suttons Bay/Leeland area. Susan is such a wonderful and gracious host and you can tell she thoroughly enjoys what she does. The overall experience is one of a kind. Set on an old farm, the house decor is from the early 1900's, the room was very clean, and...

2Thank Christopher C
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Tucked away amidst apple orchards lies an experience more akin to time travel than a weekend b and b. Oil lamps set the house aglow in the evening and Susan's delicious and period authentic cooking makes you feel invited into another world. Chickens roam the yard and supply eggs for Susan's breakfasts and remarkable pound cake. All is cooked on...

6Thank Skyler S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hillside Homestead a historic farmstay nestled in the hills and orchards of Leelanau. Experience an authentic 1910 farm. We offer B&B style lodging; each of our 3 guest rooms has a queen size bed & private bathroom. We also offer Historic Dinners, a very unique experience for your group, and cooking classes! We feature local foods and historic recipes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Homestead

Address: 3400 N Setterbo Rd, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-9329
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Suttons Bay
Number of rooms: 3
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“each room has its own charm!”
 of 5 bubbles tempra23, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Maple room is a little larger than the other two but all are similarly decorated and have similar features.”
 of 5 bubbles Devoid_L, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
“All three rooms are nice, they just vary in size.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulandAmanda2013, 29 Apr 2013 | Read review
“We slept in the Maple Room which has a lot of windows. We peaked into the other two rooms and they are both lovely as well!”
 of 5 bubbles SkylerS744, 31 Aug 2012 | Read review
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