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Washington DC, USA
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I loved it. Stayed in the room where Jim Harrison wrote Legends of the Fall. Homey ambiance with large porch for socializing with other guests, or just reading. Swimming was great except for a few rocks to cross before you get to the sandbar.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I was invited by friends to come up to the Jolli Lodge. I really enjoyed the place. It was great for kids. It had kayaks, a zip line, bikes, shuffle board etc. The kids had a great time. The place itself is a little dated but it adds character to the place. It clean, has great views and will great... More 

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birmingham, michigan
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Have been going here on and off for the last 25 or so years. Have always stayed at the Lodge. Yes it's old. No, it does not provide Wi-fi, room service or air conditioning.....but you stay here for the unparalleled view of Lake Michigan. Greg, the owner, is terrific. When we arrive, we always tell him "we're home"!! Two miles... More 

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Galena, Ohio
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We stayed at the Jolli-Lodge almost every summer from 1990-2011. In the beginning, we were totally in love with this facility. The setting is gorgeous. The beach and Good Harbor Bay are awesome. Access to kayaks, canoes, innertubes and other water sports equipment is great. We have stayed in the following accommodations: Lakeview, Hilltop House, South Beach and Grace House... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Ever since stumbling on the Jolli Lodge almost 10 years ago, we come back and back and back every year baring something unforeseen in our schedule or theirs. This is not the Ritz with room service, it is a tremendous Lodge with real people and we totally feel as if we have found our relaxation sanctuary.

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2 Thank Mitten B
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Jolii Lodge is truly a unique experience! Low key, low cost and very comfortable. We felt as if we were staying at a relative's home rather than a hotel. The sunsets are breathtaking. Amenities abound - kayaks, paddle board, pedal boat, Hobie cat, bicycles, zip line, beach chairs, tennis court. I wish we'd had more time to spend here. This... More 

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Farmington, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Wonderful opportunity to visit. It defines vintage. Quiet. Ideal for someone who wishes to unplug although wifi is available in the lodge. Enough beach to walk. Not air-conditioned but steady Lake Michigan breezes keep you cool.

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RPV, CA
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Just returned from a wonderful family vacation on Lake Michigan at the Jolli Lodge. In this case, the location really made the vacation great! There were 22 of us staying in 4 apartments/lodges and two rooms in the main lodge. The setting couldn't have been more spectacular with over 700 feet of shore line fronting the lodge. There are beach... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

Last summer marked our family's 26th consecutive summer visit to the Jolli Lodge. As in the past, both of our grown children made the trip even though our son lives in Europe. In addition to our son, his fiance who is from Brazil also joined us. To say that we love this place is an understatement - it has meant... More 

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Michigan
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Stayed here for a weekend with the girls (6). We had two adjoining apartments with lots of room for all of us. We each had our own bedroom, and, with two baths, living rooms, and kitchens, there was room enough to do whatever you wanted. Granted we were gone during the day and at night we hung out together in... More 

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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Jolli Lodge

Address: 29 N Manitou Trl, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653-9592
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Lake Leelanau
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Jolli Lodge Lake Leelanau, MI - Leelanau County
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“The cottages are old, but clean and comfortable when we did a tour once. Have always stayed in the rooms at the Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles minuit97, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We love lake views!”
 of 5 bubbles MittenB, 1 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Lake facing rooms are beautiful. Some don't have a bathroom, but have a sink. Doors lock with old skeleton key.”
 of 5 bubbles ThePrisoner, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“This location offers lodge rooms with shared baths as well as detached units that are apartments. Bring your tennis racket. Did I see kids on a zip line? Note no meals served.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanpanyard, 21 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Talk to Greg about your needs. Some of the rooms only have twins, and sometimes when they say twin, they are bunk beds. Some of the lodgings are upstairs, important to know if stairs are a problem for you.”
 of 5 bubbles ShellyZ151, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
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