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The Ridge

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I traveled with our granddaughter to the Gaylord area for a couple days of skiing during the new years weekend. We stayed both nights at the Ridge and really enjoyed our stayed at this beautiful golf resort. Gaylord is one of my favorite places to visit in the northern lower Peninsula and the Ridge provided us with...

1Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great place. Large room! Plenty of parking for trailer and staging. Trail 7 is directly across the street. Easy to access. Definitely will visit again. Staff was fantastic. Also try the restaurant. Great atmosphere and food was great! This is a great place for couples or groups! Doesn't give you the feel of a chain hotel which is nice.

Thank Kari D
Gaylord, Michigan
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere! Great staff! Everyone is always friendly and Song is a wonderful bartender that made us feel welcome and she kept us laughing! The appetizers at happy hour are very good. We have had the sliders, ribs and Asian chicken wings and each are very good.

1Thank robin b
Harbor Springs, MI, United States
Reviewed 23 August 2016

First let me say the few people working there were wonderful and the service was great. The burgers are pretty good too! We did not stay there overnight. But if you are there to play golf as we were then I suggest you go to one of the many well-kept courses in the area and AVOID THIS GOLF COURSE! This...

2Thank Michael L
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Copehagen. The first room they sent us to had not been cleaned and it took a while to get another room. The clerk indicated they would compensate us for the inconvenience, but they did not. Although parts of the room has been updated, the bathroom looked like it had not been updated since the 90's. It...

Thank Diane F
Ingersoll, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed at the Ridge for two nights last week in The Bergen. The room was ok but not great. The bathroom shower has a closet door not a wall, no housekeeping so make sure you place your towels on racks to dry. They did have soap and lotion available but not shampoo. The building has one level so each...

Thank elainenor23
West Michigan
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is the second time our group has stayed at the Scandinavian. To begin, the house has no housekeeping. The kitchen is not set up for cooking for a group. There was only 1 small fry pan and a small griddle. No kitchen towels or garbage bags. There was food left on the living room floor. Cobwebs everywhere, carpet in...

2Thank IrishGirll488
Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We were here last week and stayed at the Bergen at the Ridge. The room has been remodeled somewhat but still a few funky things (shower curtain to cover a door in the bathroom, old 1980's cabinets). You couldn't sit out on the patio as there were no chairs, and the area was overgrown with weeds. The staff was outstanding...

Thank FlTravelerMarch2015
Gaylord, Michigan
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The new "The Ridge" was purchased by the same group that owns "The Loon" and "The Lakes" courses. It is under completely new management and some tremendous improvements have been made. If you were at Marsh Ridge at the end of it's life, please consider coming back to "The Ridge". You should be pleasantly surprised. The food and service are...

1Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

My golf buddies recently went to The Ridge Golf course and lodge and it the stay was perfect !!! First trip in 8 years we have not left a resort for food as it was not needed !! Our servers (Donalyn) and (Song) were the best we've had!! The food and drinks are the best value we have had !!...

1Thank Spencertaylor

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Northern Michigan's Friendliest Resort. The Ridge offers Stay and Play Golf and Snowmobile Packages. Hotel rooms offer 1 King and 1 Queen bed, flat screen T.V.s, large common areas, and are within walking distance from our restaurant. The Summit Grill at The Ridge offers a warm and relaxing environment while enjoying our scenic views, and our outstanding food created by our award-winning Chef. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ridge

Address: 4815 Old 27 South, P.O. Box 1367, Gaylord, MI 49735 (Formerly Marsh Ridge Resort)
Region: United States > Michigan > Otsego County > Gaylord
Price Range: $142 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Ridge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Marsh Ridge Hotel Gaylord
The Ridge Gaylord, Michigan
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“Bergen B8 had a nice view”
elainenor23, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid staying here.”
IrishGirll488, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Love, Love, Love this resort”
corinneg404, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Very good size rooms. There is a nice restaurant on the grounds and an assortment of other restaurants close by. Close to town, but not walkable close.”
LindaJ49, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Good Luck if you are sleeping here”
538iac, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
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