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Whaleback Inn

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place! We treated ourselves to two nights there in Oct. The views were wonderful, the room was clean, spacious and comfortable with lodge-type decor, and the staff was welcoming and pleasant. We will definitely go back!

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Thank Lisa H
Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Whaleback inn for three days in early September. The complex is lovely: big porch with furniture for lounging, lots of flowers, lawn area with more lounging furniture, and a deck down a small hill from which we swam in the lake. There are three very nice self catering apartments in the back (no... More 

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Thank sandra682
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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lake view room for two nights and Scott and Tammy could not have been more inviting to us. They accommodated our late arrival time and left us a great card since they knew we were celebrating. Their attention to detail and keeping the grounds and rooms spotless was really nice to see. Even with the leaves falling,... More 

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Thank Jonathan S
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a couple nights away after the weekend of our wedding. We arrived around 9pm (we let them know we'd be late), and Scott and Tammy were more than accommodating. They showed us around the site. Our cabin was #8. Great view overlooking the lake, and it was extremely clean. Quick 5 minute drive... More 

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Thank dramyburrito
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Very much enjoyed my stay at The Whaleback Inn. Gracious hosts, gorgeous grounds, clean and comfortable rooms. Will stay here when I return. It's a beautiful area and the Inn is located conveniently close to services.

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Thank Christine B
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Whaleback over Labor Day. The room was clean, comfortable (although the pillows were a little hard) and the view absolutely cannot be beat. The proprietors are a friendly, welcoming couple who handled everything from check-in to breakfast in the morning. Loved going for our long runs, coming back and sitting on the grass overlooking... More 

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Fort Gratiot, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great central location to Leland, Sleeping Bear Dunes and many wineries. The room was cozy with rustic furniture and had a great view of the lake, and included all the amenities you would expect - including a small refrigerator and microwave, hair dryer, cable TV and free wifi. The Inn has a nice public room with a fireplace and kitchen,... More 

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Thank Angela M
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this Inn. The owner is very hospitable and showed me around the place. My room was probably one of the smaller ones, but since I was traveling alone it was fine. It was extremely clean and comfortable. There was a lovely view, and a playground for children. Breakfast was substantial and far superior to chain hotel breakfasts. I highly... More 

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Fort Worth
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The "best" place ever! Loved our accommodations 14 & 25! The best view and location! Scott & Tammie are awesome! Texas tourists were not disappointed well worth the trip! 1st time to MI but will not be the last! Thanks again for everything! 🐳

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Thank Brian T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the location and the view of the lake. The view from the front lawn is fantastic and the rooms were clean and comfy. The inn is a mile from town, but not an easy walk. Easy to get to everything though and close to several wineries. We would stay here again!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Whaleback Inn

Address: 1757 N Manitou Trl W # M-22, Leland, MI 49654-9719
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Leland
Price Range: $184 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Whaleback Hotel Leland
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“All rooms are ground level. Lakeview rooms worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles LisaH84, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room set back from the road if you are a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles H1121SVchristineb, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“lake view rooms are perfect for a couple”
 of 5 bubbles Larry_Darrell_2011, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from lakeside rooms. Cottages have fireplaces (some do) so if you like that, ask for it.”
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 of 5 bubbles farmhouseindy, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“A room with patio doors overlooking the lake is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 68john, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
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