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“Great Stay in Douglas”
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Blue Star Motel
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
champaign, Illinois
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great Stay in Douglas”
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

Just got back from spending 2 nights at the Blue Star Motel with a good friend. We booked room 1 which is a suite with a king bed and pull out couch. We were very happy with our choice. Room was very clean, quiet and within walking distance to downtown. Highly recommend!

Stayed July 2014
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Booked the room on a whim as an early night to our stay in downtown Saugatuck. This place could not be any cuter. The room is small and quaint, but clean, cute, and tasteful. Great space, and walking distance to the brewery. Our room has a back door that opens up to fab backyard/patio. We checked in late without a problem, the manager left a message with a key code to the room. Will definately be back.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying here in June for a wedding my husband was in. What a sweet surprise! The Blue Star is such a gem. The GM Rusty is so nice and knowledgeable about the area.. He makes you feel like a long lost friend coming in for a visit. The rooms are cozy but the owners have maximized comfort and efficiency. Also, it is spotless. Not a speck of dusty or yuck anywhere. Absolutely perfect for a couples weekend getaway! The complimentary breakfast next door is yummy and the back yard of the hotel begs you to sit down in the Adirondack chair and have a cup of coffee. We will definitely be back!

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tinley Park, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Great little place to stay. Rusty was very welcoming - he even called to let us know the room was available before the check-in time. Incredibly accommodating, provides you with free snacks and orients you to all the amenities in the area. The room was on the small side but wonderfully arranged to make best use of the space, and the bed was very comfortable. The room smelled, looked and was very clean. The back porch area was very inviting and hot tub was relaxing. And free breakfast next door was delicious! We would definitely come back and stay here again. Thanks again, Rusty! -Amanda & Eric

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Plymouth, Michigan
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111 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Good experience. Caring owner. Tiny rooms. Nice patio area. Restrictive outdoor smoking policy. The diner next door did not impress whatsoever! Decent value. Ltd water pressure in shower but great towels.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Great renovated motel, very charming!! Very close to everything! Loved the patio, adirondack chairs and hot tub out back. Went for a girlfriends getaway and we loved staying here. Will definitely return! The diner next door had amazing food and ice cream sundaes! The owner was so friendly and accomodating!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We didn't want to leave the Blue star motel we had such a lovely time. Everything was within walking distance which was great. Douglas / Saugatauk was the perfect location to relax by browsing the lovely art shops and eateries. Back to the motel- the staff were so friendly and welcoming. We absolutely loved the garden area out the back of the motel. The jacuzzi was great! We received a complementary breakfast from a lovely little diner beside the motel called m&m. Highly recommended! The blue star motel is a must if in Douglas! Thank you Rusty and the whole team

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Blue Star Motel
Address: 167 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas, MI 49406-5206
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Region: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Douglas
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Star Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on the edge of the Blue Star Highway, the Blue Star Motel offers the luxury of a boutique hotel with all the convenience of a modern motel.Tastefully designed rooms with custom closets and refreshment centers, designer furniture, flat screen TV's and free wireless access awaits every guest. Each on-suite Patio room has access to a covered porch where you can sit and relax before heading to the hot tub and unwind as the sun sets over Lake Michigan.In the morning, head to the Waypoint Restaurant next door to savor a complimentary breakfast before heading out for another enjoyable day in the Douglas/Saugatuck area. ... more   less 
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