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Empire Lakeshore Inn

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Indianapolis
Reviewed 27 September 2016

very impressed with refurbishments and updates by the inn's ownership. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Hotel's access to beaches and lake cannot be beat. We will definitely be back the next time we come up north.

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We planned this trip for my mom's birthday and we decided to stay in Empire since it's a place very dear to my family. The staff was incredibly friendly and even held a box of chocolate covered strawberries delivered for my mom in the afternoon in their fridge until we arrived at 5pm. We would absolutely stay there again and...

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The rooms are very simple but clean and nice. Don't expect much. It's a nice walk to town for shopping, lunch or dinner. Lake Michigan is very close too. Pierce Stocking Drive is a must see and it is very close to the hotel.

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Vicksburg, Michigan
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Just a short walk to Lake Michigan, this newly renovated motel is wonderful! Perfect place to stay along M-22. Right outside Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Anytime we vacation that way, we will definitely be staying there again!

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Stow
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Love the location...friendly Joe's to eat at, a neat beach for the morning coffee, and sunsets., a gas station, a bike rental with a good guy running it, and you have the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Visitor Center to hang out at and ask questions

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Holly, Michigan
Reviewed 17 September 2016

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Valparaiso, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2016

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 September 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just Under Went a 12 Room Makeover! Empire Lakeshore Inn is the only hotel located in the quaint little village of Empire, Michigan. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, grocery stores and the famous Empire Beach. We are nestled in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, with close access to hiking trails, fishing, kayaking and much, much more. Come stay with us in one of our our 12 unique rooms. This old fashion Mom and Pop hotel has undergone many fresh updates but still holds true to that good small town nostalgic feeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Empire Lakeshore Inn

Address: 11730 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9403 (Formerly Lakeshore Inn Motel)
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Empire
Price Range: £60 - £135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Empire Lakeshore Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We were on the first floor and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JanelF2949CA, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, ask for room 204. ”
 of 5 bubbles DEBRAL984, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“it was great for me ”
 of 5 bubbles 735dennyr, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 202. It's the other side from the ice machine (quiet!) and one room in from the steps (more quiet), so a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Mdejaco, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We could have had an another towel / washcloth, but I could have asked too. Owners are wonderful ”
 of 5 bubbles SandyVN, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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