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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This motel is in a great location, easy to find. Our room was very out dated, worn out carpet, older mattresses and dirty curtains. The bathroom was very clean but the toilet made a strange sound after flushing. Small fridge in room was nice to have the use of. There was a coffee maker but no coffee or cups.

Thank gnesseth
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here merely because it was the only place with vacancy within the town. At only $60 a night you can't beat the price... Don't expect much for the room though...Straight out of the 1970's! We found it to be pretty clean-fridge, tv, coffee maker and microwave all provided. Beds are not very comfortable and bring...

Thank Kalce M
Commerce Township, Michigan
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The hotel is old & outdated, provides a cheap over night stay if that's what you are looking for. Beds are horrible. Carpet had holes in it. I didn't expect a 5 star hotel for the price but a little updating & decent bed would be nice. I don't think anything new has been added to this hotel in a...

Thank GreatLakesGal1993
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Spent two nights at the Dunes Motel. It is old and outdated, but it provided what we needed-reasonable bed with clean sheets, fridge, wifi(which is a bit spotty) , and a reasonable bathroom. Is this luxury? Would you want to spend a lot of time in the room? No, but at $55 per night luxury is not expected. We spent...

Thank beachkat2
Chelsea, Michigan
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This place is a dive. Do not book this motel! Poorly cleaned, room doors do not work or lock properly. Refrigerator in room did not work and door did not seal. Holes and stains in carpet. Beds have horrible matresses. Had to kill a large Arachnid in the bathroom before my wife would enter.

3Thank Phillip K
Byron Center, Michigan
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The motel is clean and you get everything you would expect for the price. The owner seemed very pleasant and even allowed me to use the garden hose to wash my motorcycle. Met some other travelers for a few drinks on the porch and had a good time. The parking area is just dirt and grass but was no problem....

Thank Lakerdude96
Ashland, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 June 2014

As others have stated this is like a trip back 50 years to when travelers simply wanted an inexpensive place to sleep and clean up. If you are a fan of retro travel you will like the Dunes' simple, clean, quiet, cheap rooms, which have a few miles on them. If you expect a lot of modern amenities and whine...

2Thank Michael R
Pentwater, Michigan
Reviewed 3 September 2013

If you are determined to stay in Grand Marais, and can't meet the Voyageur Inn minimum night requirement, you don't have many options. As others have stated, the owners are nice and helpful, the room rate is inexpensive, and the location is good for walking into town to the beach or restaurants/bars. However, I wish I had picked another town,...

4Thank JudyR-D
Paradise, Michigan
Reviewed 27 August 2013

My husband and I stayed here when our backpacking trip through Pictured Rocks got cut short due to severe thunderstorms. We were happy with the low price ($55 for one queen), clean room, and close proximity to Lake Superior Brewing Company (5 minute walk). The owners were very nice and super friendly. The building is old, and the rooms are...

2Thank YooperSpartan
Oakwood, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 31 December 2012

We spent 11 days on vacation here. Of which 4 of the days we had 20 people with us that we rented 4 rooms for because of our sons 21 birthday party. I must say that the owners were great, if we needed anything it was taken care of. This was one of our family best vacation. we will be...

2Thank Glenn W

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Address: P. O. Box 248, Grand Marais, MI 49839-0248
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Grand Marais
Number of rooms: 7
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“Rooms in the east wing have good back side views of the harbor and Lake Superior.”
 of 5 bubbles 438michaelr438, 9 Jun 2014 | Read review
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