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    Sleeping Bear Bed and Breakfast

    11977 S Gilbert Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9599
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    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good15%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 53 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    First of all, I would definitely recommend this place to someone looking for a comfortable, different, and local experience to Sleeping Bear Dunes area. My boyfriend and I are both teachers in Northern Indiana, looking for a relaxing fall break. Originally we were planning to...More

    Thank amunley2
    Response from Susan W, Owner at Sleeping Bear Bed and BreakfastResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for your kind words. We feel like we just got a big hug. Susan & Van

    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    I recently stayed here for a weekend to explore Sleeping Bear Dunes and Traverse City. The location was perfect as it was 20 minutes from both. The breakfast they made in the morning was delicious too!

    Thank abbykn
    Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

    The hosts are not friendly. They just do not seem happy. The place is filled with clutter, especially in the dining/kitchen area. It needs a health department inspection. The place, despite its name, is relatively far away from Sleeping Bear Dunes. We have stayed in...More

    Thank travelwoman88
    Reviewed 7 August 2016

    Our host "Van" was very hostile and passive aggressive. We did not stay for breakfast because we did not want to be around him. The Wi -Fi was too weak for more than one of us to watch Netflix at a time. The drinking glasses...More

    4  Thank Jamie R
    Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

    This was actually the first B&B my husband and I had ever stayed in. What we liked: Very welcoming hosts (mostly Van, as we didn't talk much with Susan), beautiful property, very convenient location (15 min from Glen Arbor, 20 to Traverse City), clean room,...More

    Thank Katie D
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Michigan >
    • Leelanau County >
    • Empire
    • Also Known As
    • Sleeping Bear Hotel Empire ,
    • Sleeping Bear b&b ,
    • Sleeping Bear Bed And Breakfast Empire, Michigan
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    Tina W
    11 April 2017|
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    Response from Susan W | Property representative |
    Yes, we do have daily attention to housekeeping concerns. We typically straighten the room, freshen with new any toiwels on the floor, and change the sheets after three nights. Susan
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    R. Dale S
    20 September 2015|
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    Response from Susan W | Property representative |
    Colors are really starting to pop! The most economical time to visit is during the week. Our off-season rates are in effect on Sunday - Thursday. Availability is good, except for the coming weekend. M22 (near us) was... More
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    PAULA R
    4 September 2015|
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    Response from Susan W | Property representative |
    No, two of our rooms share a bathroom.. There are three rooms that have private baths. Check out our website to see all our rooms with amenities. Susan
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    "All rooms are beautiful- but 2 share a bathroom!"
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    "Upstairs rooms share a bathroom....but not a problem"
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    "We were in the Gilbert Room. Michigan Room looked very spacious."
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    "All of the rooms are great!"
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