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The Shack Bed and Breakfast

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New Lenox, Illinois
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303 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting our friends who have a cabin in Newaygo and we wanted a place to stay. We were fortunate to stay here since a lot of the places in the area were booked. We were glad that we were able to stay here. We would recommend staying here. They have free banana splits at night... More 

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Thank cwillini
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great bed and breakfast. Great place to get away for the weekend or just a night. You can get a room with a hot tub and/or fireplace. Each room looks like a log cabin. The food is very delicious. Free banana splits at night.

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New Baltimore, Michigan
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Just stayed here last night and I had to write and say what a great place it was Clean Homey Great Sunday brunch We missed getting the banana splits on Saturday night 😠cuz we were at a wedding The grounds are beautiful Many rooms --some w a hot tub and/or fireplace You can rent canoes or kayaks in season The... More 

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Thank angielee123
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Website didn't do it justice. Beautiful, peaceful spot. Lovely buildings and landscaping. We had a room in Livery East and were really impressed. Owner was very professional and could tell he really wanted his visitors to enjoy their stay. He and his wife are an older couple, and you could tell through the ambiance that they really have tried to... More 

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Thank Tammy S
Middlebury, Indiana
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and another couple share a short anniversary getaway and could not have been more happy with our short stay at The Shack. The cottage / cabin feel was a nice change of pace and our rooms were clean and well kept. We enjoyed a walk on the trail, the spacious room with a fireplace and a place for... More 

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Warsaw, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed as a family, along with our extended family group. We had 6 rooms all together. Very nice secluded setting on a beautiful lake, we enjoyed the riding the pedal boats. The dinner cookout at the pavilion was good, also the breakfast buffet was simple, but good. The banana splits were good! We really enjoyed the hot tub in... More 

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Thank 28ryoder
Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Shack is set in a beautiful area on a small lake. It has a very "lodge" atmosphere. The staff was friendly. The dinner that comes with the price of your stay was ok, as well as the breakfast buffet. The best part of the Shack is the beautiful view from the back porch area, out toward the lake. We... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Staff was very accommodating. Party of 50 came in, and all were treated as individuals. Buffet was simple but good. Quiet area that has many benches tucked away to sit and watch the scenery. The included banana plaits were a bonus, dipped by a guy that has been doing it for over 30 years. We were pleasantly surprised to get... More 

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Thank RayClan
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great getaway with my fiance. Clean friendly affordable and quiet. Great date night! The lake was fun and the hot tub in the room was nice. Needed this quote place to relax and have a great date night.

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Thank nwyant01
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What great potential this place has for a wonderful getaway! A lake, a great pitch, a rustic building and banana splits! The grounds are spectacular. There's a museum, a sugar shack and many beautiful outbuildings that are well Maintained. You could spend hours just watching the water skiers and boaters. Unfortunately, there are areas that need attention: *Rooms in the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are more than a Hotel and not just a Bed and Breakfast with spacious 55 rooms on 100+ wooded acres on beautiful Robinson Lake in Newaygo County Michigan. We feature lake view, lake view hot tub, back view rooms and hot tub fireplace rooms. While the Shack may have started out as a small cabin on Robinson Lake, we are now a large, traditional log lodge resort with multiple lodge buildings, banquet rooms, multiple conference rooms and a business center. We also have an Heritage & Antique Museum. Conveniently ocated in Newaygo County within 1 hour of Grand Rapids or Silver Lake Dunes in Mears, less than 40 minutes from Muskegon and less than 30 minutes from Big Rapids.Just 10 minutes from Newaygo and Fremont. We offer the authentic ambiance only a log lodge can provide. Our Guests Enjoy our Famous Banana Splits Every night at 8:45PM. Our country porches welcome you to sit a while, relax, read a book, visit, enjoy the view. It's up to you; your extraordinary escape is closer than you think with a log lodge Michigan vacation getaway right here in Pure Michigan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shack Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2263 W 14th St, White Cloud, MI 49349-9799
Region: United States > Michigan > Newaygo County > White Cloud
Number of rooms: 55
Also Known As:
The Shack Hotel White Cloud
The Shack b&b
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“Livery East or West. I would avoid rooms in the main dining area.”
 of 5 bubbles 614tammys, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was in the Livery east with a hot tub and fire place! Was large and spacious!”
 of 5 bubbles 28ryoder, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor room looking out over the lake is a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles mountainerlover10, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to check out their museum!”
 of 5 bubbles RayClan, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 115 was at the end of a hall on the main floor across from a common room, close to everything, with a great view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles barbberry, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
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