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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is alittle run down, the Gathering room, was a mess, the deck around the gathering room, had an old sink and some cabinets, just laying there, by the looks of them they had been there awhile, there were also a bunch of other stuff in baskets and parts of something laying around, which you could tell had been... More 

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Marshall, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed one night at this motel in Oct 2016. The room was neat and clean, our room was large and the bed comfortable. Motels in this area are quite expensive. We often stay at The Homestead a few miles north of here, but the prices this year ranged from $225 for a woods view unit to over $400 for... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a comfortable motel in a fantastic location. It is worth the modest price, but as you look around at the facilities, you are struck by the fact that it could be so much more than it is. It is on Glen Lake, with a minimalist opportunity to sit and enjoy the lake. There are canoes and kayaks and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Posting a note I emailed to management (2xs) with no response. Bottom line: if you are looking for a clean hotel, do not stay here. Although I agree the onsite staff is very friendly, the owner (Dave) has yet to get back to me. Hello Dave, My name is Dani and I stayed at your hotel from 8/26 - 8/28.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in mid-August. We had a kitchenette room, which was nice (we didn't cook, but used the mini-fridge to keep drinks and snacks cold). The bed was very comfy and the room was clean. The motel is a short walk (like, a minute or two) from Little Glen lake. There's a small beach and dock for... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed at Maple Lane Resort with our three children and brother and sister-in-law with their three children. The children enjoyed the play set and outdoor toys available. There is also a common room with games and books, which the children also appreciated. The water is shallow in the lake, and all the children enjoyed playing in the water. It... More 

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Holt, Michigan
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112 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a Saturday night at the Maple Lane Resort, and it had lots of things going for it. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The facility is very clean. The location is great. The bed was comfortable. The nightly campfire was delightful. The Lake is a short walk away, and gorgeous. Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore is real close.... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stayed here twice, the first time we arrived after a big storm that left the place without power for a few days. The staff was so nice to let us stay and reduce our rate. We enjoyed our stay so much we decided to come back again. The rooms are simple, some rooms have a kitchenette. the hotel is... More 

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Oregon, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you want to explore Sleeping Bear Dunes, this is a great place to stay! It is just minutes away and after climbing and hiking, you get to come home to beautiful Glen Lake! The resort has their own waterfront and provides kayaks and a SUP for you to enjoy! We also appreciated the nightly campfire which was a great... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Conveniently located by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. Quant, clean and friendly. Common room with kitchen to eat our carryout dinner, campfire and free breakfast. My boys loved running down to the lake and using the kayak, YOLO and using the bikes (all included). The room was clean and we slept four very comfortably.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here at Maple Lane Resort, time stands still...Nestled in the splendor of wildlife and towering maple trees, Maple Lane Resort is a place of comfort and gracious hospitality. With our spectacular setting just off the shore of one of America's most beautiful lakes, along with the area's most vibrant landscape and year-round activities. We continue to be the destination of choice for travelers from all over the world. Come celebrate whatever your heart desires under a canopy of maple trees. Make an event out of any occasion here at MLR! We specialize in weddings &receptions, family reunions, corporate meetings, birthday celebrations, retreats, anniversary celebrations and many more! For wedding celebrations, we can make your long anticipated day more special here at Maple Lane Resort. Your reception will be set in a historic yet elegant early 1900s setting providing you with breath-taking scenery for pictures. We have worked with many caterers and other vendors throughout the local vicinity as well as statewide. They prepare their food freshly with care, style and attention to detail all while doing their best to use local foods. Amenities* 25 units including kitchenettes, standard motel rooms, king suites, guest suites & guest rooms. Most rooms accommodate 2 to 6 people.* Air-conditioning in all rooms* Free Seasonal Continental Breakfast* BRAND NEW Sealy Mattresses & 26' Flat Screens in all rooms* Free wifi in rooms and across the site. Private Beach on Little Glen Lake with a dock and moorings* Free use of Bikes, SUP, Canoes, and Kayaks* Volleyball Court & Horseshoe Pits* Bonfire Pit (wood is provided)* Grills & Picnic Tables* Recreation/Gathering Room with Kitchen. We also now have large banquet room available in the new pole barn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maple Lane Resort

Address: 8720 S Dorsey Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9715
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Price Range: $56 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Maple Lane Hotel Empire
Maple Lane Resort Empire, Michigan
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