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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Decorated with flair from our hostess's travels and spotlessly clean, Cairn House is a delightful home. It was a perfect location for our cycling around Torch Lake and over the Sleeping Bear Dune trail as well as touring the Leelenau Peninsula wineries. Sailing and golf are minutes away. Our bed was wonderful. French toast with cinnamon apple filling and bowls... More 

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Grandville, Michigan
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Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

My husband and I made a trip up to TC and stayed at Cairn House for two nights. It was very clean and welcoming. Although we didn't spend much time there because we were gone most of days in TC it was very comfortable and we enjoyed Helen. Here B&B is full of decor from her travels. On the morning... More 

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Thank JCLacy13
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2013

My wife and I are somewhat regulars to the B&B scene, so when we needed to head up to Elk Rapids for a wedding, we naturally chose the Cairn House for its location. Driving up to the main house was gorgeous, and we were warmly greeted by the innkeeper, who then showed us our room. There is one room that... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

We were on our way from Traverse City, MI to Macinac Island and found the Cairn House B&B. It was a beautiful place, very clean and quietly located in the middle of the area's lakes. The hostess was very inviting upon arrival. She helped us with finding a restaurant and local to do's. We had a chance to visit with... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

I needed a one night stay near Traverse City and found the Cairn House. Helen, the innkeeper, was welcoming and accommodating. Very clean and such a warmth about it, like coming home. Lots of sitting spaces with a sun porch and peaceful views. Beautiful area and a serene 25 minute drive to Traverse City. Prices were great. Breakfast was delicious... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2013

very good bed and breakfast lady running it very knowledgeable about everything breakfast was very good hummingbirds floweres relaxing go back in a minute. great location good restaurant in town for best perch dinner great antiques shops there.

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

My family and I had a wonderful stay at this beautiful property. The house was nicely decorated with many of the owner's finds from her many trips all over the world. We stayed in one room and our children in another, and we had plenty of room and plenty of privacy. The house was very neat and clean, and in... More 

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Thank StephaniefromOakland
Dearborn, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Stayed here for two nights when traveling for recreation. First time at a B&B and I must say it is much better than a hotel. The owner, Helen, was very friendly and does a great job keeping the place clean and comfortable. Would gladly stay at this B&B again in the future.

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Dansville, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Quiet, clean, and felt like I was staying at a family members house. Helen was our host, and she makes everyone feel very welcome by sharing her travels abroad as she serves breakfeast each morning. Helen even joined my fiance' and I one evening on her outdoor deck, as we sipped a local wine with a fresh made berry pie.... More 

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Thank Perry M
Canton, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Our stay at Cairn House was very satisfying. We found our host Helen to be gracious and very accommodating. Her breakfasts were delicious and generous. The house was very neat and clean, as were the sleeping quarters. We thoroughly enjoyed hearing about Helen's yearly travels as a volunteer to distant locations around the world. She is quite a remarkable woman... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An elegant colonial style home, Cairn House Bed and Breakfast, a Northern Michigan Bed and Breakfast, welcomes you to enjoy this serene natural setting near the coastal village of Elk Rapids, MI on Lake Michigan, twenty miles north of Traverse City, Michigan. Cairn House B&B takes pleasure in sharing the elegant furnishings collected from around the world. Relax in front of the fireplace in our formal living room or retreat to the sun room to enjoy a good novel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairn House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 8160 Cairn Hwy, PO Box 858, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9310
Region: United States > Michigan > Antrim County > Elk Rapids
Price Range: $133 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairn House Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The king room at the top of the stairs was large and quiet, even though it is in the front of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles VeteranTravelers, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Reserve the Garden Delight Room if you have kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 101Rita, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Peeked in at other rooms either pre/post guests. All were light, bright and clean/”
 of 5 bubbles thetraveler2002, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The Asian room had its own AC unit, a king bed and full bath. Was very private.”
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“Every room had private bath area.”
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