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The Dunes Resort

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Pool & Beach (10)
Room & Suite (10)


For over 36 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
54Somewhat walkable
Grade: 54 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 1 km
6Attractionswithin 1 km
18Room tips
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Popular mentions
I loved my stay at the Dunes Resort! Thanks to Americ Inn's crude sttitude towards me for being queer, I discovered the Dunes Resort and fell in love. It is clean and felt like home! I highly recommend it! I loved the cottage I was in with the hot tub. I got a free pass to the
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Was here for a leather event. Accommodations are modern and clean, great pool area and well kept grounds! Was a great stay! Bar and public area very lively at night! Good mix of locals and visitors to mingle with
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Response from Kyle T, Front Office Manager at The Dunes Resort
Responded Oct. 6, 2018
Thank you for coming Tim, we're glad you had a good time! Hope to see you back in the future!
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Spent Fri - Mon at Dunes Resort. White Party on Sunday was a blast. Friendly staff, clean King room and spectacular pool. Close to Saugatuck for tourists. Will definitely visit again. No need for us to stay anywhere else.
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If you're part of the LGBTQ community, and you're traveling to Saugatuck / Douglas, you're probably going to be spending time at the Dunes since it is a fun place to be. Why not just stay? Fun to relax by the pool during the day, and then take in a show like Amy & Freddy or
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What a great facility! We had a king room. It was fresh and clean with a large bathroom, huge shower with lots of towels (gay men know the importance of this). The pool is a super fun place with great music (thanks DJ Doug). The dance building is huge with lots of different
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King Bed
Looking at the pool area from outside of my room.
the DUNES entrance/front porch
view from our King Suite
King Suite room
As Farr as I know there is not another way to get there. There is a water transportation option for driving your car to Mannotowac, WI to catch a he ship to Ludington, MI. And head south in your car
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"King rooms overlooking pool."
"It was a super busy 4th of July vacation & the 1 BR cabin area was very quiet & close to the pool!"
"Upper cabins are roomy and quiet"
"Ask for a room in the "New" Building upper level nice to overlook the pool @ bus times & such"
"ask for the renovated building."
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