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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited this northern resort before, but first time at the Murder Mystery event this past weekend. Group of 6 ladies participated. This is a very unique activity to participate in! Do not expect a relaxed weekend during this event, as it is very fast paced and exhausting, but fun! You witness "actors" during a "murder" and have to solve...

Thank DLKinMichigan
Washington, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say we had a really great time!!But please update and or CLEAN the rooms!!! You have a very unique thing going on but a clean room can make it or break it for me and I would love to come back but the room conditions might just keep me away!! But jack you are an absolute wonderful...

Thank peanuttshelly
North Branch, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED I was invited to the Thunder Bay Resort's Murder Mystery Weekend by my wife and her friends. It was their third mystery weekend. I was called the "newbie". There is a group of cast members and teams of mystery sleuths (max 10 team membes). The event started on Friday night with the announcement of a cast member's murder....

Thank John N
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wow, Very impressed with this experience, the dinner was exquisitely prepared by Spenser and his crew... I would highly recommend this to everyone!! We will be back again!! Jack is very knowledgeable about there Elk heard!!

Thank Hollander0
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our first night we had dinner and drinks at the bar/restaurant attached to the lobby. The staff were so friendly! The food was really good and the prices are very reasonable. The next morning we had our complimentary breakfast there as well. We had the same great food and service. That night we went on the horse & carriage ride....

Thank Jennahlee87
Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 20 October 2016

On Sweetest Day, my girlfriend and I went to Thunder Bay to try out the Elk Viewing and dinner. It was the first time for both of us. The horse drawn carriage, which we rode for the elk viewing, was amazing!! The intimate experience with the animals is something that both of us will never forget. We literally had these...

Thank rlpeters0n
Ortonville, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The villa was clean, but dated. The bathroom in particular. Nice ride out to the lodge through the woods, not much to see in terms of wildlife (no birds, squirrels, deer, etc)until you get to the caged elk herds. Impressive and they are pretty close. The ride was great because the weather was outstanding and the leaves were turning beautiful...

Thank KathleenAnn1956
White Lake, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

When someone has a passion/enjoys what they're doing, it shows; Jack, the owner is wonderful! The dinner was delightful and my family truly enjoyed the experience. Friendly, accommodating, peaceful with clean, nice rooms...what more could one ask for?

Thank Jason H
Wanaque, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is truly one of a kind. The hospitality is just wonderful. The suites are rustic but very clean. We had dinner and a wine tasting, it was delicious . Prior to dinner we went for a buggy ride and saw quite a few elk. It was truly a great experience .

Thank missytoo2016
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving we checked into the RV park, the staff was very friendly! The RV park is nice and all sites have 50/30/20 amp electric/water and sewer hookups. Paved pads and a patio set. They have a community fire-pit that they supply the firewood. 18 hole golf course and hiking trails. They offer elk viewing carriage rides with a 5...

Thank Vern H

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Resting on over 400 acres of Northern Michigan's stunning landscape, Thunder Bay Resort is the perfect retreat for your weekend escape! Complete with a state-of-the-art, Full-Service RV park, Deluxe Lodging poised on our pristine 18-hole golf course and a 160 acre Elk preserve, Thunder Bay Resort is truly a destination for all seasons. Enjoy the outdoors? Then take advantage of the amenities hosted by Thunder Bay Resort including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biking, hiking, horseshoes, and the Resort's award-winning, signature Elk Viewing Carriage Ride, Gourmet Dinner & Wine Tasting Event! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunder Bay Resort

Address: 27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746
Region: United States > Michigan > Hillman
Price Range: $143 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunder Bay Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Thunder Bay Hotel Hillman
Thunder Bay Resort Michigan/Hillman
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“Get the chalet, it is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles DLKinMichigan, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“book early for the Murder Mystery weekend”
 of 5 bubbles JohnN61, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor. It was quiet. The views were spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaKay520, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Overall a very quiet place”
 of 5 bubbles snowminx2, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are two buildings with a number of attached cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles Weeksey75, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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