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Washington, DC
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I stayed two nights at the Dunes in a 2 Bedroom Cabin. The accommodations are shabby -- poor quality furnishings and run-down. They still have CRT televisions. The towels were awful!! There are a lot of closeted creeps around -- one that punched me in the eye for taking a photograph in public. The staff were kind enough to rush...

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4Thank DistrictOfChaos
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I spent three nights at the Dunes. I stayed in the original motel part of the property, in a large King room. The room was motel like, but clean,comfortable, and attractive. There are a number of options on the property. I was happy with my room. The pool is really nice and very clean. I was traveling alone, but made...

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Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Upon arrival, the first weekend of August, we were greeted friendly by the front desk. We had stayed here ten years and, there have been improvements. We stayed in Wiley B, a short three minute walk through the woods. This area is slightly off property with three units, ours was the big one in the middle. We barely knew others...

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1Thank Glezak
France
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The Dunes, ....I have come to the Dunes ever since Fall 2001 with my American friends from Chicago except 2 years ago, that was in 2012. We always spend the weekend the Douglass Halloween parade takes place. At the very start we were only the three of us but over the years the group grew larger and more friends came...

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1Thank pascalpierre
Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 7 July 2014

This is a well-maintained venue. The staff is polite, and on busy summer weekends, the resort is a very busy place. There are some downsides, however. Drinks are very expensive, and in my experience, "light" in content. Cover charge on July 5 was $20.00 which caused my partner and me to go away. It seems gay clubs really like to...

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5Thank WMichiganTraveler
Mike1032, Owner at The Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Hotel guests at the Dunes never pay a cover charge, it's included in the room rent. We also sell 250 yearly memberships that allow customers to avoid cover charge year round. A typical summer weekend night (Friday & Saturday) the cover charge is between $5 and $10. There is never a cover at the pool/pool bar....

Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed here as two couples in one of the houses on the property. First of all they don't believe in shoveling snow walking from the front desk to the house in the back was very dangerous. On the path the there was so much dog poop you couldn't even walk the dangerous snowy path. Just because you are a gay...

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7Thank YoYoManDTW
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We live in Chicago and wanted a quick getaway for Valentines weekend. We knew that this area in Michigan is mainly a resort area for Spring, Summer and Fall so it would be slower this time of year. The Dunes resort is close to Saugatuck MI, so for a short drive you can enjoy the shops. During the summer months...

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3Thank wondertraveler40
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Myself and my partner stayed at the Dunes Resort 6/13-6/15. Check in was just fine. We had requested a room on the 2nd floor in newer motel overlooking pool but were given a room on the 1st floor. I guess it's first come, first serve. No biggie! We had a King room. The room was somewhat dated but very clean...

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4Thank Jason1071
new orleans, louisiana
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Have stayed at the Dunes Resort on two occasions and I can say that both stays were great. The accommodations are modest but clean and user friendly. The property grounds are well maintained. Staff is friendly, great location- easy access to both Douglas and Saugatuck - food options within walking distance as well as the beach. Pool area is a...

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4Thank Jim T
Auburn Hills, Mi
Reviewed 21 May 2013

A weekend stay at the Dunes Resort will leave you feeling like you went to the right place to have a good time. Whether its a dip in the pool or hanging with old or new friends outside on the balcony its always a lot of fun. There is always something going on whether it is a show in the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For over 34 years, The Dunes Resort has provided a simple, comfortable gay hotel experience. Gays and lesbians come to escape the doldrums of Middle America and enjoy a day, weekend, or complete gay friendly vacation. Now crowned one of the largest gay and lesbian resorts and entertainment complexes in the Midwest, The Dunes Gay Hotel, formerly the Douglas Dunes Resort, is heralded as Western Michigan's premier gay and lesbian vacation destination and a pinnacle of the gay Saugatuck - Douglas community. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunes Resort

Address: 333 Blue Star Hwy, PO Box 894, Douglas, MI 49406-5281
Region: United States > Michigan > Allegan County > Douglas
Price Range: $197 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 81
Also Known As:
The Dunes Hotel Douglas
Dunes Hotel Saugatuck
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“Upper cabins are roomy and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles gapoi99, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the "New" Building upper level nice to overlook the pool @ bus times & such”
 of 5 bubbles 280dreww, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for the renovated building.”
 of 5 bubbles HDrapier, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the King Suite was nice and quiet with a view of the pool area”
  • the DUNES entrance/front porch
  • view from our King Suite
  • King Suite room
 of 5 bubbles ModMick, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“King building is pricier for a reason!”
 of 5 bubbles N9058HEmikem, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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