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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2012 via mobile

It's a nice place to stay. Bill and his staff were very helpful. Not deluxe accomadations, but very clean. I would stay there again.

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3Thank Supersport18
Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Emerald Isle has the potential to be great. On the surface the rooms seem fine, but lots of odd problems. Everything seems cheap (and not in a good way). A bit of professional renovation would go a long ways. Springs on the hide-a-bed are shot. Half the windows do not work. Bath tub constantly leaking. Chairs falling apart. VERY minimal...

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3Thank travelercj89
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 25 January 2012

I first stayed at the Emerald Isle when I brought my family to Beaver Island for the first time five years ago. We now make Beaver Island our annual vacation destination and have stayed at the Emerald Isle every year since. It is an absolutely wonderful hotel with a kitchen in every room. The rooms are very clean and are...

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2Thank Samuel G
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Room included a small kitchenette with stove, fridge and microwave. It was clean but not brand new by any means. Weird that there were no hooks anywhere in the room! The toilet seat was nearly falling off but we asked Bill to fix it and it was done within an hour.

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2Thank etatk
Traverse City
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We stayed here because we had to, not finding other accommodation when the ferry schedule required us to stay an extra night. We couldn't leave fast enough! In fact, we were able to get on an earlier ferry and skip our second night there, even though it was paid for. The rooms were barely acceptable (despite costing $200/night for a...

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4Thank BKKTC
Petoskey
Reviewed 27 July 2011

The service was horrible and the amenities not much better. I was charged $168.54 for a one night stay in a place with no air conditioning and a broken couch and screen. I have never been treated so poorly as a customer. I have stayed all over the country and never experienced such rude service in a town that should...

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6Thank truewanderlust
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 April 2011

Eight months later I still have Beaver Island on my mind and the wonderful and unique memories of our first trip there from Wisconsin. I loved the Emerald Isle hotel in spite of its imperfections. I can't wait to go back and I will certainly stay at the Emerald Isle again.

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2Thank donnagg
Petoskey, Michigan
Reviewed 6 October 2010

As another reviewer said...very basic. No kleenex in the bathroom or paper towels in the kitchenette. No phones, no hair dryer, no directions on how to use the Dish TV system. Although it appeared to have hundreds of channels, many of them said they were "locked". Very frustrating that they didn't have ESPN for Football coverage on a Saturday in...

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3Thank dre51
pentwater, mi
Reviewed 26 July 2010

This hotel is very basic......no phones, no kleenex, no paper towels. The rooms were clean, the staff really friendly, and it was a very nice roomy efficiency. It is obvious this place needs some yardwork done but I don't believe that is a priority here. Also, I would request a room on the 2nd floor because there is noise from...

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2Thank jegaPentwater_Mi
Michigan
Reviewed 30 September 2009

The owner of the hotel, Bill Thomas, is a gracious host. He provides pick-up from the ferry to take guests to the hotel even though it is about a block away from the dock. He also was very gracious and served as a tour guide to us, providing an excellent recommendation for a hike through beautiful woods, taking us to...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Emerald Isle Hotel

Address: 37985 Kings Hwy, Beaver Island, MI 49782-5197
Region: United States > Michigan > Charlevoix County > Beaver Island
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms are MUCH quieter on the backside.”
 of 5 bubbles KristineA593, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Beaver Island is a rustic stop not a 5 star metropolis. Know that going in. It is very expensive to ship things in so most places just take very good care of what they have. I loved the nostalgia and think it gives the whole island it's charm. Place is awesome for a quiet getaway”
 of 5 bubbles 670CAthy670, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the room farthest from the street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles SeptemberChill, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
“All rooms seem very quiet so choose any one of them!”
 of 5 bubbles BillK653, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Negotiate your rate with the owner.”
 of 5 bubbles etatk, 19 Aug 2011 | Read review
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