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chicago,il.
Reviewed 12 September 2014

the best place in town! we have stayed there for the past 3yrs,great view,great pool,park when you get there and walk everywhere in town.they even have a complementary breakfast with cereal,bagals.juices,coffee,tea,milk and English muffins.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We have stayed any Ship n Shore for the last three fall seasons. We always look forward to the comfortable rooms, welcoming staff, pleasant covered patio gathering area, pool and hot tub. This older hotel doesn't pretend to be an elegant, modern chain hotel. Their rooms are unique, clean and comfortable. There is only one, fairly big, problem...located on the...

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1Thank Kathie L
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Just a fantastic place to stay. Right in the heart of town, within walking distance to everything there is to do. Front desk help was extremely attentive and courteous. Was given recommendations for dinner spots every night and was extremely happy each time. Room was very clean, soft towels, great water pressure in the shower and a very comfortable bed....

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4Thank mattygags13
Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Our family's experience at the Ship n Shore for a week this month was such that we will definately return & recommend to our friends & family. The rooms & over all facility were clean & very comfortable. We were greeted by management upon our arrival & felt as though we were the exception.......front desk staff & management were so...

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3Thank btacooo
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My family and I are on our way home from a week long vacation at the Ship-N-Shore Hotel. As I read some of these reviews, I quickly got confused. Were these people staying at the same hotel as we were? I guess some people want to be able to get free things if they have one little complaint, but those...

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3Thank Jamie T
Indiana
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Location of this place is great, within walking distance to everything, right on the water which is a beautiful setting and neat for watching boats traverse the river. The open-air setting of the lounge area is great too for eating breakfast or conversation, cards, etc. The rooms aren't plush at all, but adequate and charming. The water pressure in the...

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5Thank chen3096
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The Ship n Shore has made some updates over the past couple of years. But the bathrooms need a total gut job. The location is great. Party atmosphere when the boats are docked there. If you are looking for quite and serene, check out one of the bed and breakfast inns.

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1Thank ChicagoNotreDameMom
Muskegon
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

This place was one of three right on the water, and as others have said, in a great location in town. Room was ok, and service was mainly young kids at the desk, but adequate enough. Out noise complaint was brushed off completely. I've never written a review, but upon reading one today and then the manager's response, I thought...

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2Thank ScottMaz
Farmington, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Property is old motel style. Small bathroom with no shelf space. Beds were ok. No coffee maker in room which is unacceptable! Outside pool area with hot tub was clean and well maintained. Property is close to shops and restaurants. Room is not as important in this location in summer since you will want to spend time outside enjoying Saugatuk.

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2Thank Ralph R
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Rooms are fine, everything here is old, but clean. Location is great. What we couldn't understand was why there were three boats allowed to tie up next to the chain ferry and blast their music this last weekend. It was extra loud, overpowering the festivities in the adjacent park. The people on the boat were too old to be acting...

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Ryan B, General Manager at Ship-N-Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Hello. My name is Ryan Brown, and I am the General Manager of the Ship-N-Shore Hotel. I apologize that you did not enjoy your experience while staying with us during this past Venetian Festival. This is an extremely popular festival (Saugatuck's most popular), and we do tend to host a large number of boats during this weekend as we are...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of downtown, the Ship-N-Shore Hotel is Saugatuck's Ultimate Waterfront Address! We are within walking distance to all of downtown Saugatuck's many shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and pubs. We offer a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as free continental breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ship-N-Shore Hotel

Address: 528 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
Region: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Saugatuck
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Ship `n Shore Hotel Saugatuck
Ship n Shore Motel
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“No elevator; if you cannot walk up stairs, request a room on ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles Anna10877, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Either a room at the very front by the water, or an upstairs room with a harbor view”
 of 5 bubbles D45XAbrianm, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The pool view is closest to the water. Garden view is very cute with outdoor seating and walkways.”
 of 5 bubbles BEE199329556, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Riverfront rooms along the dock are the best”
 of 5 bubbles James007jk, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no elevators so if you can't climb stairs, choose a ground floor.”
  • Charming way to display towels. Not necessary but oh! so! appreciated for it's artfulness.
  • Spotless bathroom with cool retro tile and tub. NO MOLD!!!
  • Large and cheery silk orchid arrangement...and dust free, too!
  • LOVED that they have an extra blanket, an iron and ironing board!
  • Very clever window treatment in bathroom. Custom screen allows humidity OUT and no bugs IN!
 of 5 bubbles phoenixrising, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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