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Crystal Lake Resort

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Burton, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very grouchy people. they were very strict. Dad was sitting on beach. He was going to kick him off. Dad said Iam staying here. owner said oh. walked away. They were not nice people at all. A person that own a place like this should at least be a little friendly

Thank jsicard3460
Brownsburg, Indiana
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We spent a Thursday evening at the Crystal Lake Resort. Arriving without a reservation we were given a very reasonable, midweek, off-season rate for a ground floor room with a king size bed. This is an old style mom and pop two story motel with rooms opening to the parking lot and the highway. We did not hear traffic from...

Thank Rand R
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 24 October 2016

As others have noted, this is a roadside motel but traffic noise wasn't bad. I booked online and when we arrived, the owner upgraded us to a room on the second floor which had a better view of the water (Crystal Lake). The room had fresh carpet and paint and was clean and comfortable. The bathroom was a bit dated...

Thank Mike L
Chelsea, Michigan
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The rooms were clean. Great owners who really wanted to make our stay enjoyable. The view of the lake from our room was Beautiful. No coffee in our room but had coffee available in the office. The only issue I had was the water, there was a high amount of chlorine that ruined my bracelets. I would stay again but...

Thank seeeljee
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is a roadside motel, but very clean with friendly owner. The room was very small, but all was clean and the bed very comfortable. The bathroom was typical but quite adequate for our needs. The owner was very friendly and helpful. All in all, a decent place to stay.

Thank HuntingtonJunieMoon
Muskegon, Michigan
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I stayed here August 18th, and loved it. With a couple days off of work, I decided to head north and enjoy sleeping bear state park. I found Crystal Lake Resort and had no idea what to expect. It is beautiful! The owner was amazing and extremely accommodating. The room was clean and comfortable, a very peaceful and relaxing feel....

Thank angelakay2424
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel was extremely clean. The owner was very kind and courteous. The prices were reasonable. Even the bathroom was immaculate. It smelled freshly cleaned. I would stay there again and I would highly recommend this hotel to friends and family.

1Thank Maryfedore
Reviewed 30 August 2016

All rooms face beautiful Crystal Lake! Nice beach area with chairs and little tables. Rooms are very comfortable and have recently been remodeled. Staff very friendly. Close to Lake Michigan, golf courses, restaurants, shops. Free wifi in the room, that was great! One suggestion would be mini coffee pots in the room. There was a coffee pot in the office.

Thank 853kendrad
Bay City, Michigan
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wedding this weekend and this location was on the list of places for guests. Small, 12 rooms, and several cabins. Our room was very clean and looked like it was recently updated. Had free wifi and big screen tv, king bed. No refrigerator or microwave. This is a resort area and prices reflected that. There's access to...

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Spent two nights there on a motorcycle trip. Place was nice and clean. Appears to have been updated recently. They have a nice beach with tables and chairs. Short walk to nearby restaurant, longer walk to downtown area and shops. Owners are also connected to nearby Cold Creek Inn.

Thank John K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Crystal Lake Resort

Address: 498 N Michigan Ave, Beulah, MI 49617-9298
Region: United States > Michigan > Benzie County > Beulah
Price Range: $102 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Crystal Lake Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Crystal Lake Hotel Benzonia
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles jsicard3460, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“West rooms have less light from front sign. Cabins are great for families and groups.”
 of 5 bubbles findeerror, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Unit #7 was perfect, and newly renovated!”
  • Unit #7 - Newly renovated, very comfortable.
  • One of the bedrooms in Unit #7
  • Unit #7 - 2 bedroom
  • Beautiful view of the lake from our unit.
  • View of the beach area at the resort.
 of 5 bubbles WorldTraveler734, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“2nd floors provide the best views of the lake especially at sundown.”
  • Sunset from room 24.
 of 5 bubbles Bergmensch_WRS, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“We had a southeast corner, lower room that was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 2110DEM, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
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