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Bella Vista Inn

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Muskegon, Michigan
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Stayed here on a whim traveling through Bear lake, wife spotted the "Vet Owned" sign. The owner is prior Army and a friendly guy. The rooms are typical Motel style, window shaker A/C, WiFi, and in room coffee service. Awesome stop, glad we saw the sign. For around $100 during peak service nearly on the lake, it's a bargain. There...

1Thank snipe49445
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

My husband has traveled all over the US. We both have stayed at high end hotels all over and this was by far one of the cleanest and most comfortable stays we could have asked for. The customer service was great and the pool was perfect. The location was perfect and charming. The owner and his wife really cared about...

Thank tanyaandyori
Reviewed 29 July 2015

had a great experience with the folks at the Bella Vista Inn. Family owned and operated, and you can tell. they will go out of the way to make you feel at home. Nice rooms, everything was clean and well kept. I have no complaints! We plan on going back in the future!

Thank Dan W
Ludington, Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We visited the area in 2011. Our plans were to attend an event at the casino--and stay the night at a nearby hotel. Upon arriving at the Bella Vista we were shocked to see it looked nothing like the beautiful pictures featured on the site.. We went to the Bella Vista prior to our casino event..This motel is in a...

6Thank Suzie Q
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Me and a group of friends stayed here during the 4th of July weekend. I did read the negative reviews here n should say that the owner can come off as a bit straight forward guy but we didn't have any issues. We had a comfortable stay. Nice beds, there ain't a large number of amenities available but the grill...

Thank nidhin
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This is the cleanest hotel/motel room I've ever stayed in. The bathroom especially was remarkably spotless. The beds were comfy too. DIdn't use many of the other amenities, but there was hot coffee in the office, lots of TV channels, fridge and microwave in the room, as well as a portable air conditioner. Pool was closed as we visited after...

1Thank Katherine C
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our first stay a couple years ago, so we came back for Labor Day this year. We like it for its price, the fact it accepts dogs (we have 2 golden retrievers), the nice pool and its location to Bear Lake (the dogs can swim at the public park across the street). The rooms are average--clean and cozy,...

2Thank lyonskac
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The Bella Vista is a great little strip motel. It has very clean, albeit small rooms. The first morning, I went to the lobby for the continental breakfast. The coffee was great. They had an assortment of fruit, bagels, and sweet breakfast baked goods. There was also orange juice. I sat and visited with the owner while I was drinking...

1Thank Judy W
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I have stayed here off and on while visiting family in the area. This is a nice simple very clean place. I am not a tv watcher, I use my iPad and am happy. Thanks goes out to small nicely ran business like this. Just what one thinks northern michigan is like !

Thank KjTP8
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 6 August 2014

very clean and the rooms are nice. Great pool. Owner's very friendly and accommodating. TV's are only 19", Could use an update to newer/larger style flat-screen. Continental breakfast daily. Coffee maker, refrigerator, and microwave in room. Free wi-fi also.

Thank theibookguy

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bella Vista Inn

Address: 12273 West St, PO Box 117, Bear Lake, MI 49614-9440
Region: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Bear Lake
Price Range: $126 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bella Vista Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms at the west end of the hotel mean parking near the drive entrance. Longer cars beware!”
  • View from room window...across from gas station.
  • Clean room, sturdy furnishings. Television was pretty big for such a small place.
KirZar, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“seems most rooms have two full beds, we scored two queen beds in room 102. The closer to the office, the better the wifi service.”
snipe49445, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“For light sleepers, ask for a room farther from the highway as the road angles across the front.”
KateMichigan, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for room with the bigger bathroom.”
theibookguy, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay here.”
FrugalMichigander, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
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