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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a cute, cozy, and quiet little cabin in northern Michigan to celebrate our anniversary and that is exactly what we found here. We were greeted by Joanna and she was so sweet, always making sure we were comfortable and having a good time. We took our four wheelers with us to go on...

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Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 25 January 2015

I've been looking for a good resort in this area for years and finally found it. The owner Art and his wife Sarintra were outstanding with hospitality and customer satisfaction. We had rented (2) cabins for a weekend of snowmobiling. Several in our group rented sleds from Art. These sleds were in near brand new condition and handled the same....

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 25 January 2015

My friends and I have stayed at American Oak Resort for the first weekend of Tip Up Town for 20 years. Art J has owned it for the last 18 years or so. Every year the resort seems to get better. We have stayed in the cabins since Art became the owner. The cabins are cozy, comfortable, clean and close...

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Reviewed 8 October 2014

There was very nice resort, comfortable to stay and beautiful. very good location to do a lots activity . we went out for dinner, walk around the lake and cooking at resort. I really had a good time time in there.

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Reviewed 22 September 2014

Where do I start. It was such a bad experience for my family that we left a couple of days early. All amenities were breaking down. The beach area if I could call it that was disgusting. To top it off the owner was incredible rude and no consideration for safety on his roads with the cabin area. He was...

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awjens, Manager at American Oak Resort, responded to this review

This reviewer was not a guest here. Nobody left this resort a few days early in June. The owner was not on site in June to talk with any customers as he was out of state for his wedding. This review was from a local contractor that performed work here and stated when they left on Sept 22 that they...

Grand Blanc, Michigan
Reviewed 15 August 2014

My family thoroughly enjoyed a week of fun and relaxation at American Oak. Our spotless three bedroom cabin had everything we needed. The 24/7 manager, Jo, was a walking Houghton Lake vacation encyclopedia. Where should we go out to eat, buy bait, find fish to catch, do laundry, get groceries or learn anything else about the Houghton Lake area? Jo...

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1Thank Jim D
Boston MA
Reviewed 3 August 2014

A group of 15+ friends and I came to the resort for our friend's bachelor party during Bud Bash and we had a great time. The rooms were spotless and the ammenities were very helpful, especially the grill. Jo and Jeff were amazing the entire time, answering questions we had and helping us every time we needed something. We are...

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Redford, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We have been staying at American Oaks for at least 5 - 6 years and every year is a wonderful experience. The lodging is clean and equipped with everything you need to feel comfortable. The staff is so friendly and helpful. We are planning another trip this fall. You cannot find a better vacation getaway. The lake is clean and...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

I spent my vacation with my classmates. We Just wanted to stay away from Boston for a while. It was like my heaven on the earth indeed. Nice location, friendly staffs with outstanding service, great day activities. Loved loved it! :)

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Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

This is my first time here!! And I'm so impressed! And happy! ! The people who work here are so nice and friendly! There are a lot of outdoor type things to do around here! It's a great place to have a rest. I Never get bored being here! i have So much fun spending my vacation here!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about American Oak Resort

Address: 112 Jefferson, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Region: United States > Michigan > Houghton Lake
Price Range: $151 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — American Oak Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask "Jo", the manager. The cabins and chalets are all nice and fit different numbers and tastes”
 of 5 bubbles 127jimd, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask the owner what would be best for your family.”
 of 5 bubbles 716keilaf, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We were in a cabin without air conditioning. They have air in some cabins but during our stay it was reasonably cool and there are lots of oak trees for shade. If we were here during high humidity we may have opted for one with a/c. It was nice to have windows open”
 of 5 bubbles Jnsyd, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Cabin 2 was very nice!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mikec704, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I would probably choose the chalets next time. The chalets are closer to the water and provide much more room for not much more money.”
 of 5 bubbles jesseh683, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
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