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Kawkawlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is very clean, well lit parking, decorated in a wonderful woodsy fashion but very comfortable. Close to nice family restaurants, I -75, grocery, McDonalds for your morning coffee as there are currently no coffee makers in the rooms. Staff is very friendly. We will be back!!

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! Everyday continental breakfast will begin at the end of April and beginning next fall we will have coffee makers in all rooms. So, the next time you stay you shouldn't have to visit McDonalds for your coffee!! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to stay! Decorated in an up north woodsy theme, clean quiet rooms, outdoor fire pit to gather around and socialize, private but close to town...and the host Teresa was the best! Teresa was fun and always available to help with all our needs.

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! We also think Teresa does a great job as well as our other employees. They work hard to make sure our guests have a memorable stay it definitely shows in the many positive reviews we receive. We hope you will stay with us again in the future!

West Olive, Michigan
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. Decent price, newly remodeled rooms, cozy and spacious. Easy to find and right across the street from the trails for easy access. (11 Mississippi from trail access) The staff was very friendly and inviting. Felt like we were visiting family. Teresa is a rockstar. Only complaint is, the walls are a little thin. Ear plugs for...

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay! We agree with you that Teresa is a rockstar and all our staff work hard to make sure everyone has a great stay. Love your Mississippi reference for timing to the trail! :) Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We came north to sled. Beautiful place and had a great time. They had rooms for us and our dogs. We always travel with our Fur Babies!!! The room was very comfortable and well decorated!!! Kudos to their decorator, very up north!!! Thank-you Teresa for a very pleasant stay along with Sara and Erin, staff was very helpful.😊😊❄❄

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to visit us!! Our staff prides itself on making sure everyone has an enjoyable visit and I will pass this info along to them!

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Right when we came in, I felt like I was in a Hallmark Christmas movie! I loved how homey it felt and how I actually felt like I was Up North! I loved how when I got in the next night, my room was so clean. Very friendly environment; highly recommended!

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We have pretty high standards set for our property and it's satisfying to know that it's been noticed. Our staff works hard to make sure all guests have a memorable stay and we will be passing along this great information. Please be sure to let us know if there's anything we...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed only one night at this motel located in Indian River, Michigan. It was easy to find traveling south on 75. The room we stayed in had two queen sized beds. The mattresses were good. The room could have used more lighting, especially near the beds. There was only one nightstand light and, as a reader, would have appreciated...

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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd stay. The first one ove 2 years ago. The first time was very good! Maybe ownership changed. The facilities look great and the rooms in general look good, but my room smelled like a locker room due to musty conditions in the room. The root cause was the the ventilation in the bathroom does not work...

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to stay with us. I'm sorry you felt the room wasn't us to your expectations and I wish you had let us know there was a problem as we could have possibly moved you. We want to be sure all guest have a good experience and there could have possibly been something wrong with...

Grand Rapids
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a small hotel with some interesting attributes. They are going for a cottage/cabin look which sort of works. But, there were some serious design flaws in my opinion. Number #1 was that the bathroom door could not be shut with the toilet seat fully down. You had to shut the door first and then lower the toilet seat...

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Pati A, Manager at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know about your experience. We are aware of some of your concerns and are working to fix them. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know and for staying with us. If we can be of service to you in the future please let us know!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the "honeymoon" suite and it was a very nice large room. Everything was very clean and well kept. The breakfast was good in the morning but mostly carbs. We would definitely stay there again as it was nicer than most of the places/cabins that we have stayed at in Indian River.

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us for your getaway! We appreciate it and would love for you to think of us in the future when visiting Indian River!

Richmond, VA
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We enjoyed our short stay at Northwoods Lodge and found our room very clean and comfortable. The young lady that checked us in was sweet and friendly. I wish I could say the same for the young lady that checked us out.

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We strive to have all our guest have a exceptional experience from start to finish and will look into why you didn't get that experience when checking out. Thanks again for staying with us!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northwoods Lodge is a unique log lodge in a peaceful setting in the beautiful resort area of Indian River, Michigan. With only 15 rooms, this award-winning lodge offers you the quaintness of a Bed & Breakfast with the privacy of a motel. All recently renovated rooms are "Northwoods" themed and include log furniture, wildlife art, and even a pine tree. Let us share with you our rustic, cozy warmth! In 2015 all rooms were completely renovated with new paint, carpet, bedding, drapes, furniture, tongue and groove wood ceilings, curved shower rods and new tile floors in the bathrooms! Room amenities include microwave and mini-refrigerator, flat screen TV's with HBO, free high-speed wireless, air conditioning, and free local calls. Rollaways available upon request. An enhanced Continental Breakfast** is included featuring hot Belgian Waffles, coffee, orange juice, cereal, bagels, breads, doughnuts, and more! We also offer a gorgeous honeymoon suite with in-room Jacuzzi and king log canopy bed, a kid-friendly room with log bunk beds, a handicap accessible room, and 2 pet-friendly rooms. All our rooms are non-smoking. We have a centrally-located lobby with fireplace, 2 leather couches, magazines, TV, "Up North" Gift Shop, ice, pop and snacks, with tables and chairs that are perfect for playing cards or checkers! Our lodge is surrounded by a very large grassy yard, bonfire area with picnic tables, BBQ grill and a small pond and nature / hiking trail. There is ample room for trailer parking and boat docking is available just 1/2 mile away on the Indian River. The North-Central State Trail is directly across the street for snowmobiling, bicycling and walking. ... more   less 

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Address: 2390 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749-9792
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Indian River
Number of rooms: 15
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