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Portage, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The English Inn is in an old mansion built in the country along the Grand River by a general manager of General Motors Co. of Lansing. The restaurant makes great use of the wood paneled and beautifully decorated rooms. Our 4 course meal started with stuffed mushroom caps and baked brie appetizers. Very good!! My spouse enjoyed a great steak...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We were here to celebrate our daughters birthday.We love to dine here on our special occasions.Four adults & two children who have all eaten here previously.When I asked the waiter about the children's menu he looked at me with displeasure saying' we don't have a children's menu'.I advised him on previous visits the children had eaten from the children's menu.'I...

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2Thank Penny C
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I live close to here so it did not seem like such a vacation when we decided to go for a post-holiday getaway but it seemed like we couldn't be further from home. We stayed in one of the Cricket Cottages and I highly recommend this option. The rooms in the main house, while beautiful, are kind of over the...

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1Thank abdnoure
Sandusky, Ohio
Reviewed 20 December 2015

What a beautiful property/ Very quaint and private. I enjoyed the privacy and didn't stay in the main house..Amenities were impeccable. Some of the staff seemed preoccupied with their own drama or issues. Some of the staff was very cordial. Wish they had room service. Other than that, I will stay again. Not cheap - but it's for the experience.

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Usa, Japan
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The English Inn is not far from major cities but yet feels so far away. The Inn and land is very picturesque. Beautiful river by their gardens. Food and ambiance very nice. Worth taking the trip here for lunch, dinner, weddings, etc. we've had their fish and chips for lunch and was very good. However, the pot pie was not...

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arundel
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night en route from Niagara to Chicago. We had booked ivy cottage in the grounds which was very spacious with small kitchen, 2 sitting areas, bedroom and large bathroom. The staff were all so friendly and welcoming. Lovely quiet setting. Enjoyed walking down to the river. Had a delicious meal in the evening: prime rib with...

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Riverside, CA
Reviewed 4 September 2015

This was my second visit to The English Inn. I organized a conference for clients here. The meeting facilities are superb. Medovue Hall is very impressive. My sleeping room was The Windsor. It was the original Master Bedroom of the home. Very charming. Some of the staff are very young, and it appears this is their first real job, so...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Pros -Employees are all nice and helpful -Beautiful grounds -Comfortable king bed (Dove Cottage*) -Excellent huge jetted tub (Dove) -One comfy chair ( but not two) (Dove) Cons -Breakfast lacking (tried 3 of 5 entrees) -Mosquito control seemed non-existant -No seating at all around the pretty pergola by the river -2 dirty looking plastic chairs of the short backed cheap...

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Birmingham, Michigan
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We are in the midst of renovating a house and needed a night away from it all, comfortable beds and no mess. Upon driving in to the entrance it seemed we found our oasis. The house is beautiful, very well maintained and welcoming. We got our rooms and were so happy! We stayed in the Windsor room and our daughter...

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Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were at Michigan State for parents orientation and wanted to stay overnight somewhere relatively close to East Lansing. We found the English Inn on Trip Advisor. It is about 20 minutes from East Lansing, not far off of I-96. We chose to stay in the Croquet Cottages. The cottages are buildings separate from the main inn; each building has...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Occasionally, when you may least expect it, you come across a spot in the world where time seems to have stood still, where graciousness of spirit and personal attention to detail still thrive, where the hustle and bustle of the modern world are shut and the lingering taste of a good Burgundy on your palate is all that matters. The English Inn is just such a place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The English Inn

Address: 677 S Michigan Rd, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-8242
Region: United States > Michigan > Eaton County > Eaton Rapids
Price Range: $158 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The English Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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The English Hotel Eaton Rapids
The English Inn Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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“Ask for the Windsor Suite”
 of 5 bubbles geneurcan, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the inns are nice but the cottages are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles MoDoll, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I'd stay in the original mansion”
 of 5 bubbles aerowood2016, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ivy Cottage is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles WCG_12, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Croquet cottages are best w/ in-room jacuzzi & fireplace. Inn rooms somewhat noisy but absolutely charming. Free breakfast with all rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hills1sm, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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