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Glen Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My family has been vacationing at The Homestead for over 40 years and our favorite memories were made here. Each Summer we especially enjoy bonfires on the beach, hunting for Petoskey stones & beach glass, tubing down the Crystal River, swimming in the lake & pools, fishing from the dock, & dining at Cafe Manitou. In the Winter it is...

1Thank Jennifer P
Roscommon, Michigan
Reviewed 4 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at The Inn at The Homestead Resort for two nights in Suite 17. Overall our experience was excellent. Right after we made reservation online, we were contacted by phone and offered a slightly different package which ended up lowering the cost of the stay. When we arrived, the check in was very friendly and efficient....

Thank Ethan B
Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible weekend with friends at The Homestead! The weather was forecasted to be terrible, so we debated about rescheduling. I am so glad we didn't! The ski hills were well maintained, and there weren't any lines or crowds to deal with. The staff made our stay so great. They were always willing to accommodate us, and it...

Thank WestMItraveller
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Just average place to stay considering what it cost, not all restaurants were open and the kids club was closed, not sure why when it was summer holiday time. Everything is very spread out. The golf course needs major work but a plus is the great views you get while playing your round.

Thank holjack
Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My son and his wife were married in front of family and friends at Firefly. Absolutely everything about it was exceptional! The wedding planner, Lexi was extremely helpful in all of the aspects of the planning. The food was very good. All of the vendors that the Homestead had recommended were the best. All of the hairdressers at the Lily...

1Thank LaurenSutton
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I traveled 8 hours from Ohio to Glen Arbor Michigan for a nice ski trip weekend. We were disappointed to hear that none of the winter amenities and activities that the Homestead has to offer wasn't available until after we left. We arrived and the lady at the check in desk informed me that I wouldn't be...

2Thank Anna L
Saline, Michigan
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a suite that we shared with my daughter and her husband. It was cozy and had a great view of the lake. The fireplace was a nice touch and a full service kitchen was a great amenity. The convenience of the little store on the grounds was appreciated. Our room did not have a wine opener and when...

Thank weirbarbara
Michigan town
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful resort located near Traverse City. We stayed in Loggers Run 10. A beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo with amazing views of Lake Michigan. A perfect condo for a Girls Weekend! Just know that it is a hike up the stairs! We didn't have much of an opportunity to take advantage of the resort amenities, but not to...

Thank weekendgetaways010
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed at a Hawks Nest rental for 4 nights in October. To be fair, the Hawks Nest rentals are privately owned and maintained/managed by the Homestead. When we arrived, we checked in and proceeded to our rental condo where we were greeted by a housekeeper nearby who said "There is no way I'm going to let you stay in...

1Thank HikerAndRunner
Roanoke, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Traveled to area to tour Sleeping Bear Dunes from VA. Booked suite in the Inn. Accommodations very nice. Kitchenette, living room, bath and bedroom. Room looked out on Lake Michigan. Parking about a city block away from Inn entrance. Tried to go for after dark walk but could only walk a short distance because of poor/no lighting on pathway. Coffee...

1Thank ejm99
TheHomesteadMI, Front Office Manager at The Homestead, responded to this review

Dear ejm99, Thank you for being our guest and for the feedback that you provided. In the Fall, the times of our amenities will be reduced due to demand. I would also suggest calling ahead to find out what is open and available. Hope you see you back again soon! Tomás Paddack tpaddack@thehomesteadresort.com

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about The Homestead

Address: 1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Price Range: $121 - $1,209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Homestead 4*
Number of rooms: 197
Also Known As:
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Homestead Glen Arbor
Homestead Hotel Glen Arbor
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