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Fishing Creek, Maryland
Reviewed 27 September 2011

The UP of Michigan is simply an amazing place--we have some family friends that live in Escanaba, and I came through here on a long road trip during the summer of 2011. The House of Ludington is everything you could want in a hotel--inexpensive, extraordinarily quaint, beautiful views out to Little Bay de Noc, and within walking distance of the...

3Thank ESVASpiderTerp
Iron Mountain, Michigan
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Traveled to Escanaba area for pleasure. Had done research on Internet and found this hotel. Sounded like a very quaint hotel with lots of history. Instead, upon our arrival, found a very old hotel that was a" firetrap." Some of the electrical outlets did not work, air conditioner, fireplace and lamp all plugged into same outlet... what a fire hazard......

4Thank Kat42339
north caroline
Reviewed 31 July 2011

It's so hard to find a place to start. We were scheduled to stay at the House of Ludington for one night only. We couldn't leave! The rooms were clean. The beds were comfortable. The rooms were soundproof. Yes, the shower took a few minutes to warm up but it was wonderful! The owners Ed and Suzelle were awesome! So...

2Thank chibbers
Reviewed 30 July 2011

Ed and Suzell don't operate a chain hotel. I'm glad they don't. I checked in for one night and stayed for three. Rooms are clean. The beds were perfect. Some reviewers spoke of mildew or musty oders. There was only the slightest scent of closed rooms. It dissapeared the moment we occupied our rooms. A reviewer spoke of fire escape...

2Thank macfromnc
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 28 July 2011

The hotel is owned and operated by a couple so the service was friendly and personal. They do a lot of catering so the wait staff can get spread pretty thin. Nonetheless I was quite pleased with the level of service. The room was clean and spacious. We had one of the lake view rooms. It turns out the room...

4Thank GazintA_TM
Reviewed 15 July 2011

The House of Ludington is not for everyone. It is not "fast food" and there are no kids play areas. Dress is casual if that is what you want and there are two separate areas for seating (one is more "bar" atmosphere, and the other side is more "nice casual to elegant decor." The food is consistently good and that...

6Thank foodfan57VA
Boyne City, Michigan
Reviewed 27 June 2011

I have always loved old, historic places and this hotel was a great find! It was built in the late 1800's and I also heard that it may be haunted, which made me even more excited! The owner, Ed, checked us into our rooms (2 couples, 2 rooms) on the second floor, just up the stairs. He told us we...

10Thank Reenwad
Wisconsin, USA
Reviewed 1 January 2011

We spent a few days in the UP at the end of the year with another couple to enjoy cross country skiing and dog sledding & stayed at the House of Lundington in Escanaba on New Year's Eve. The photos made the place look very charming & romantic but it doesn't live up to the photos. We love older, quaint...

2Thank TheKidsAreGone
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 9 September 2010

If you make a reservation, be certain you keep it. My husband and I were delayed on our trip due to weather and needed to cancel our plans to stay at the House of Ludington. Giving more than 24 hours notice, I called three times and left messages to cancel and asked that a return call be made to confirm...

2Thank GRapidian
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 August 2010

Not a bad place, for the money. The manager/owner was very gracious. It's an old building that has not been adequately maintained. But it is quaint and these kinds of places are increasingly rare. It beats the chains in atmosphere! We were there the night of a big local wedding, but noise was not bad. The staff must have slept...

1Thank CutiePie007

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about House of Ludington

Address: 223 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829-4027
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Escanaba
Price Range: $73 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
House Of Ludington Hotel Escanaba
Hotel Of Ludington
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