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Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 13 August 2013

There were eleven in our group, six adults and five children ranging in age from 8 - 19. There are plenty of activities for the whole family - swimming in the lake or heated pool, use of canoes, row boats, kayaks, paddle-boats, bikes, and yard games. As one of our daughters mentioned - it feels like everyone there is family....

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Judy. We are always grateful for an expression of satisfaction. We do love our guests. We meet so many nice families. It is a treat for us to serve you so when we receive nice reports such as yours, we are happy. It makes our day!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Just came back from Oak Cove Resort, had a excellent time there. It's great to know that there still is a place to go for a family reunion, where everyone enjoys themselves and still gets along after a week with each other. Oak Cove resort is just that place , the Owners Bob and Sue welcome you with open arms....

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Hey, Michelle, nice review. It helped two people so far. I think people really trust what guests say so we are grateful that our guests write reviews. Since everyone comes here with a different perspective, it is useful to hear others points of view. We appreciate that you took the time to express yours and were very happy it was...

Wheaton, Illinois
Reviewed 12 August 2013

The reviews for Oak Cove are exactly what we experienced; friendly and relaxing. The resort dates back to 1910 and is lovingly maintained. Bob and Susan are the perfect hosts, remembering everyone by name. The pool is super clean and the water temperature is perfect. The lake is clear and beautiful. There are rowboats, kayaks, canoes, and pedal boats waiting...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Cathy, for the very nice review. I noticed it was helpful to someone so I will thank you now for that booking in case they read your review and made a reservation. Word of mouth is our best advertizement. The pictures you submitted are great. We appreciate your time in responding.

Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Looking for relaxation, tranquility, and a slow paced getaway? Go to Oak Cove Resort. Breakfast and dinner are included and simply delicious. The meals are homemade and served in a charming resort from the 1910's. Owners Susan and Bob pay attention to detail, providing a warm and welcoming lodge for all their guests. I will dream of Oak Cove and...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Marge, Thank you for the very nice report of your recent stay, We don't have a sign saying "a little slice of paradise" for nothing! Our other guests have expressed your sentiments exactly and we feel the same way. We are so happy that we can share this unique property with guest such as you who appreciate our hidden treasure....

Springfield
Reviewed 9 August 2013

In mid June 2013, forty-four members of the Mandeville clan descended on Oak Cove Lodge for a four-day reunion. Bob and Susan greeted us and before long were calling each of us by our first name. The stay at Oak Cove was very enjoyable. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. The meals were exceptional. Breakfast and dinner were served each...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bob and Alma, It was so nice celebrating your 60th anniversary with you. We were greatly honored to be chosen to host your family reunion. It was a pleasure for us and our staff to wait on you. You were one of the largest and most gracious families we have waited on this season. We are blessed to have...

Joliet, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I have been coming to Oak Cove since my early childhood. Now I'm vacationing there with my family. There's so much to do (swim, fish,outdoor games, paddle boats, kayaks, fun house that has all the old things I used to play as a kid) that my kids never get bored. Delicious breakfast and dinner served everyday with an amazing salad...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Manager at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Maria, dear girl. We love the memories we share with you and your parents and now your children. If it weren't for your dad, I would never have been on the computer and managing our web site. He built our first computer when you were just a little girl. I always look forward to our "girl get away shopping trips"...

Joliet, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Just returned from my 32nd year at Oak Cove Resort. What a special place. So special, I asked my wife to marry me there. Great place for a family reunion...close to 40 of us go every year. Two all you can eat meals every day, a beautiful lake and pool and 18 holes of golf a day if you like....

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Well thank you, Mike, for a lovely review. We are always appreciative of one's time in writing. How well we remember you proposing to Anna on the trail and asking her father on the phone for her hand in marriage. We all clapped and had a champagne toast. You are a true romantic. We love that we have watched you...

Deerfield, Illinois
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We had a family reunion of 12 people with ages ranging from young to old. Everyone had a great time. Bob and Sue were very gracious hosts and have thought of everything one could ask for. We stayed at the Yesteryear coach house and it was perfect for our family of four. The food was great, the staff was super...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Well, Brian, we hated to see you go. You were a pleasure to have around. It was nice waiting on you and our staff enjoyed your family, also. We look forward to the next time. Be sure to look the Oak Cove Resort FB page to see your very clever shirt design. We are so glad you had a nice...

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This was our first time at Oak Cove & it far exceeded our expectations! Our party ranged in age from 2-84, & everyone had a blast. It truly was something for everyone! The house we stayed in (Yesteryear) was immaculate. There wasn't anything that wasn't thought of by Susan & Bob! The food was delicious, the staff wonderful, & the...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Hey, Rita, . We really enjoyed meeting your family. Amazing. Your parents are so sweet, what great attitudes! Look at the Oak Cove Resort FB page to see your clever tee shirts and a picture of your family. It was our pleasure to serve you. I hope you will call early for next time and have a big house on...

Chicago
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We have been coming to Oak Cove with our family for the past 13 years. Our four children are older now and still enjoy coming with us. Bob, Susan and their wonderful staff continue to go out of their way to make the Oak Cove experience outstanding. There are plenty of activities for all to participate in. Everyone had such...

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SusieQfromKalamazoo, Owner at Oak Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing that. We love the week you come, too! What fun and very easy on us as you all do your own entertaining and we don't feel like we have to maintain you. I love that your young adult kids still like to come here and more importantly enjoy the presence of their parents! You...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oak Cove Resort is nestled on 16 lovely wooded acres overlooking beautiful Lake Cora. Row boats, canoes, paddle boats,kayaks, five piers and 500' of sandy beach plus a crystal clear heated pool awaits your arrival. Full breakfasts and dinners are included, meals like Grandma used to make. Bikes, volley ball, badminton, horse shoes, shuffleboard and a mile of groomed paths are for your pleasure. Enjoy 18 holes of free golf every day. ... more   less 

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Address: 58881 46th St, Lawrence, MI 49064-9771
Region: United States > Michigan > Van Buren County > Lawrence
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
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