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The Dunes Resort

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Grand Rapids
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stop by the dunes resort every October for their make a wish benefit show and auction. It is a great evening and the staff is great. Thank you to all that make it a wonderful evening that helps support a great cause.

Thank Mark H
Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Dunes is a fun place to stay in Douglas that, of course, caters to the LGBT crowd. We typically go there every summer. Missed last year, but made it this year, and definitely enjoyed it. You can spend the day by the pool, go out to get something to eat, and then spend the evening there at the lounge...

Thank gapoi99
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2016

First some good things: The cabins make you feel like you are camping in the woods with beautiful lush greenery around you. There is a nice pool on the property and plenty of entertainment. There was a refrigerator in the room. We also had a fun time. Now onto the areas that should be given some attention, especially given the...

Thank ClRaB17
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Always kinda an interesting place - Still on the fence on it all -Attention Owners- FIRST TIP - Ask some of your staff to adjust perhaps be more gracious, etc. so forth & so on (see #'s on the subject) Second -Please update or do something to the "BatesMOtel" Building it detracts from the Pool and the overall complex, thanks!...

Thank Drew W
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

What an enchanting place. The staff is friendly and very welcoming. Everything was spotless clean with top notch service. Very responsible rates that will have us coming back on a regular basis. We spent one night and left feeling like family.

Thank Jeff B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Was there with friends, there is a part of the resort that is totally outdated and need renovations. There was one room they rented out that the bathroom was not ready, totally under constructions. The guest had a discount but had to shower outside.

1Thank HDrapier
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It's true that this place is more oriented toward the LGBT crowd, but I am sure they would not turn away anyone else during the weekdays. Weekends are almost always booked in advance. Rooms are very nice and clean; hard-working and friendly cleaning staff! Leave them a good tip and you will get great service! Nice pool area and a...

Thank Boystowtraveler
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Located in Douglas just 5 minutes from downtown Saugatuck, The DUNES is a fantastic getaway with a couple Motel-styled buildings, some small Cottages, a pool and an indoor/outdoor night club to boot. We travelled the 13 hours from our own "Gay Friendly Beach resort town" of Asbury Park to check out what our great-lakes brothers and sisters could call the...

Thank ModMick
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My husband & I recently spent a long weekend here - first time in Saugatuck. Once you get there, its immediately obvious that the owners have invested quite a bit of time & money in the place - everything looks updated and clean, very well done. Besides the clean & attractive pool space (with pool bar), the nightclub area is...

2Thank kayak72
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The Dunes is so much fun. Came for Memorial Day weekend. The rooms are everything you need, the pool is a great place to make new friends and the drinks/bartenders are outstanding. Will def be back. It's not directly on the water but a short 5 min drive away.

Thank Jeff D

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For over 34 years, The Dunes Resort has provided a simple, comfortable gay hotel experience. Gays and lesbians come to escape the doldrums of Middle America and enjoy a day, weekend, or complete gay friendly vacation. Now crowned one of the largest gay and lesbian resorts and entertainment complexes in the Midwest, The Dunes Gay Hotel, formerly the Douglas Dunes Resort, is heralded as Western Michigan's premier gay and lesbian vacation destination and a pinnacle of the gay Saugatuck - Douglas community. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunes Resort

Address: 333 Blue Star Hwy, PO Box 894, Douglas, MI 49406-5281
Region: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Douglas
Price Range: $202 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 81
Also Known As:
The Dunes Hotel Douglas
Dunes Hotel Saugatuck
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“Upper cabins are roomy and quiet”
gapoi99, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the "New" Building upper level nice to overlook the pool @ bus times & such”
280dreww, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for the renovated building.”
HDrapier, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the King Suite was nice and quiet with a view of the pool area”
  • the DUNES entrance/front porch
  • view from our King Suite
  • King Suite room
ModMick, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“King building is pricier for a reason!”
N9058HEmikem, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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