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“The Most Beautiful Weekend”

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T & R Inn Between the Lakes
Ranked #1 of 2 Three Rivers B&B and Inns
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We would like to start by saying “Thank You” to Ric and Toi for everything. They were the most amazing hosts. Now I’ll back up a bit. It all started with a phone call in April, 2013. We were looking for a simple venue to have our small wedding ceremony. In a google moment, T&R Inn Between the Lakes came up. They didn’t advertise wedding ceremonies, but I took a chance and called anyway. I spoke with Ric and asked if we would be able to rent the property for a short time to have our wedding ceremony in September. Ric was very excited and said they’d talked about the possibility of hosting weddings and would love to meet and discuss the possibilities. From there, what took place was beyond our wildest dreams. Ric started with an idea of adding a gazebo for us to stand for the ceremony. From that idea emerged the most beautiful addition to their already beautiful deck and flower garden. Throughout the summer we were able to watch Ric’s vision come to life in the form of an additional pergola with running stream and pond surrounded by the most amazing rock walls and flower gardens.
Initially, we just wanted a place for the ceremony, maybe a couple of hours. What we ended up with was a beautiful weekend filled with family, friends, and fun. For a very reasonable price we chose to rent the B&B for the entire weekend. We invited our famly to join us and stay. We had our rehearsal Friday night and were able to bring flowers and decorations. We got up Saturday morning and were served a fabulous breakfast. We then moved into setup and decorating. Ric and Toi were there every step of the way to help set up and decorate . The ceremony was everything we hoped it would be and more. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful setting. Sunday was the added bonus because we were able to wake with our family, (and we were a big group). Toi and Ric served what seemed and endless fabulous breakfast. The food kept coming until everyone was full. (bacon, sausage, eggs, waffles, pancakes, fresh fruit, orange juice, coffee) It was the best ending to a most beautiful weekend.
Again, “Thank You” Ric and Toi for making our special day extraordinary!! There are not enough words to express what a wonderful weekend we had. We will definitely be back!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Amy U
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RCcountry, Owner at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2013

Wow! Thank you very much for taking the time to relate to your experience at T&R. It makes us smile and we are very happy that your special weekend turned out as it did!
However, it is us who truly must thank you!
You gave us a chance and an incentive to pursue a dream! We achieved our mutual goals and we must make it a point to celebrate our pursuits!

We hope you do come back and visit us again to do so!

Now our goal will be to do as well with other Boutique Weddings!!!

Both of us look forward to you coming back! Take care and Congatulations!

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

My two children and I enjoyed our stay. Toy and Ric were very attentive to our needs, but not overly doting. The bed was very comfortable, breakfast was excellent, and the views were beautiful. The kids and I spent the morning at a spa nearby in Jones that was also fantastic. Who'd a thought there'd be such nice amenities in such a quiet country setting. We will definitely be coming back.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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RCcountry, Owner at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2013

Thank you for your review. We're glad you found us and now that you know where we are, please do come back again. We really enjoy hosting families and when we see smiles it is truly rewarding!

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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Set in a nice country side location T & R's lake side inn is nothing short of a relaxing breakaway from a busy life. My wife and I had been sent on a night away by a friend who had organized the stay. Upon arrival at T & R's my wife and I were curious as we both had never stayed at a B and B. We received a warm welcome from Toy and after showing use around we soon felt at home. The rooms were very clean and the bed was super soft and comfortable. We took some time to chill in the hot tube and unwind. Ric & Toy brought us breakfast next morning which was very nice. The house is divided with the upstairs for guests and an extra section added to the end for breakfast. The garden is large with nice decking and a water feature extending from the house. My wife and I found it to be an excellent get away to relax. The only problem we had is the stay was to short.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Paul M
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RCcountry, Owner at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2013

Thank you for your review. We do hope that you can return and stay longer next time. We will continue to look for ways to make everyone's stay as pleasant and accommodating as possible.
Once again thank you for staying with us!

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Reviewed 30 September 2013

T & R Inn Between the Lakes is a gem located in the rolling hills of farm country. It's obvious that Ric and Toi enjoy being B&B hosts and continue to strive to improve amenities for their guests. This summer a water feature was added adjacent to the expanding deck project. I stayed for three nights. The bed was comfortable but the windows at the head of the bed could use black-out shades as I found the light outside disturbing when trying to fall asleep. The bathroom provided ample storage space and a great shower. Additionally, terry bath robes were provided for the use of guests. A very generous tasty breakfast, including fresh fruit, was served in my room at the time of my choice. Mobile phone service in that section of Michigan is dismal and appears to vary between service providers. Wi-Fi access is provided, but fizzled after the second day. If you need access to the rest of the world, Three Rivers is a short ten minute drive along lovely country roads. My recommendation to my friends is to stay at the T & R Inn Between the Lakes as you get a lot of bang for your buck. If you're looking for lace and victorian mansions or corporate hotels, you can find them in town, but you will pay for those frills. I certainly plan on returning to this B&B.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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1  Thank VAVam20
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RCcountry, Owner at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2013

Thank you very much for staying with us at T&R. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and plan to come back. Thank you for informing us regarding the security light brightness and wireless connectivity. Both of your concerns are being addressed. A booster strengtening the signal to our cottage rooms has been employed and a darker blind will be installed in the north cottage room. We have completed our projects for the summer and now look forward to hosting our fall and winter guests. Once again thank you for the kind words and constructive feedback!

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

As Ric says when asked how to describe the architecture of the B and B, it is an unorthodox, atypical B and B. If you want high brow surroundings, this place is not for you. What you will find here is a work in progress, two very interesting and positive people, Toy and Ric. If you are a patriot or patriotic, you will be very happy visiting with these two. The prices were like WOW great. You can pick what you want for breakfast and it appears when promised. WARNING: Do not take Ric up on his offer to cook grits. HA! I did't try them because he described what his last attempt looked liked. He's a funny man. Toy is precious.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled on business
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RCcountry, Owner at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

You are correct, ...we are not high brow,.. just simple country, although I do enjoy classical music!..:) I am working on my grits, but you might not want to ask for them just yet , a little more practice is in order. Lucky Toy does everything else, maybe best I turn the grits over to her to!...:)
Thank you so much for staying at T&R and we hope to see you again!

I'm almost done with the project out back, the pictures and video will be posted this fall!
First Garden Wedding 24 days away...
Take care!

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Reviewed 3 June 2013

We needed a place to stay near Three Rivers, and were delighted to find this place in the country - just like home, as we moved away from the city ourselves after retiring. Ric and Toy most accommodating; large and well equipped room, plenty of space to spread out. The first morning's breakfast was delightful - and huge! We requested a more moderate breakfast for the 2nd day, and Toy came up with the perfect one for us. Loved wandering the back roads and lakes; would loved to have stayed longer.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Bill D
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RCcountry, Owner at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2013

Thank you folks for chosing T&R. We enjoyed hosting your visit and appreciate the tips to make your next stay even more accommodating, reading lights strategically located!
Take care!
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Ric & Toy

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Reviewed 12 February 2013

The owner Ric Norton and his lovely wife, made our visit to Swiss Valley Ski Area wonderful!
We arrived at 11pmFriday, but they greeted us personally and we made the plans for breakfast served to our room, then fired up the hot tub in our lovely room. The kids loved it! The next day we had VIP parking at the Ski resort because of Ric. Ric had a ski instructor help us with the rentals and then we had an excellent ski lesson. Later that day Ric Norton met us on the hill and offered us an unscheduled lesson with my 8 year old. He was great! The next day we returned to the ski area and did another lesson and had a great time. The T&R Inn Between the Lakes is definitely the way to go at Swiss Valley Ski Area! We will come back, the personal service was outstanding!!! I recommend this wonderful Inn and the owners!!

Room Tip: We were in the south cottage and it was wonderful.
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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with family
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Thank William M
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RCcountry, General Manager at T & R Inn Between the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2013

Thank you for your review and it was our pleasure to host your visit both on and off the slopes.
It was great to see everyone have a a good time and get those skills ready for out west!
Plaese come back and see us again any season at T&R

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Additional Information about T & R Inn Between the Lakes

Address: 58656 Corey Lake Rd, Three Rivers, MI 49093
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Region: United States > Michigan > St. Joseph County > Three Rivers
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Three Rivers
Price Range: £47 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perched on a knoll, and surrounded by woodlands and lakes in Southwest Michigan, T&R "Inn" Between the Lakes is a Country Inn that caters to active people who love the outdoors, as well as to those who simply want a quiet getaway. The structure is a converted farm house that has three bedrooms upstairs with private entrance from rear deck as well as a detached building off the rear deck which houses two private suites (one jacuzzi suite).There are walking/running trails on and adjacent to the property. ... more   less 
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