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Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

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Beautiful one, two, and three bedroom condo rentals on a sprawling white-sand Lake Michigan beach in a quiet, tranquil setting in Door County, WI. All units face the water and all are equipped with full kitchens, gaslog fireplaces, two-person spa tubs and most anything else you may need for a peaceful get-away or a family gathering. For those who can't leave their work behind, we provide free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the resort. Forgot your laptop? No problem. We have a business center at your disposal off the lobby. Throw in an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness room and tennis court, and you can be as active as you want. Or just sit back with a good book while listening to the waves lap the shore. Donny's Glidden Lodge Restaurant is right next door and serves dinners only. Open year-round.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Totally enjoyed this wonderful resort. We have come for many years in January or February to celebrate our anniversary (this year our 55th). Our condo was beautifully decorated with a warm personality decor. The view was great & was snowed in with a blizzard. Enjoyed the pool
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Response from GliddenLodge, General Manager at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort
Responded today
We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our accommodations while being snowed in. I guess with the whirlpool, fireplace, and water view it isn't too hard to be "stranded" by mother nature. We look forward to seeing you again. Take care.
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We were so thrilled to watch THREE eagles soaring through the morning sky! Lake Michigan is transforming right before your very eyes as the weather does likewise! Gorgeous spot with friendly staff, perfect sized pool & hot tub and only SECONDS away from two of Door County’s
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We have stayed at Glidden a few times over the past 19 years. While it is a pleasant enough place, they will not see us again any time soon. On our next winter getaway we will be looking for another place to stay. Glidden today looks exactly the same as it did 19 years ago.
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Response from Glidden L, General Manager at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort
Responded 9 Jan. 2019
Of course we are all subject to our own opinion, and thank you for sharing yours. I would like to add that Glidden does annual updates. We are excited that in the next 2 years all the units should have new fireplaces and counter tops. Over the last several years we have updated flooring, walls, carpet, furniture, lobby, pool, and more. I'm sorry that you didn't notice these updates but nothing stays the same for 19 years, besides maybe the beautiful view out each unit overlooking Lake Michigan or the tranquility of our location, which is far enough away from the traffic and crowds but close enough to drive to area restaurants and attractions. Another thing that hasn't changed is the hospitality you will receive and the courtesy of the staff. We are here to make your get away a positive one. I'm sorry you were awaken by housekeeping, however hanging the do not disturb sign on the door could have solved the distraction. We want all of our guests to have a positive stay. It is the way Glidden is and has always been. That's one of the reasons we have a 5 star rating on TripAdvisor and we are ranked #2 for Sturgeon Bay resorts. I wish your stay had been more positive. Sometimes, even with the best intentions, we can't meet everyones expectations. Hope you will be able to enjoy future accommodations like our return guests and their families do. Take care.
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Love Door County to relax in the quiet season but since we can't always get outside, there must be a lake view. Glidden has lake views in spades, from every unit and usually from the bedroom as well so you can enjoy coffee and sunrise over the water. Units are cozy and
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Response from Glidden L, General Manager at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort
Responded 26 Dec. 2018
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. A description of a property given by a return guest makes a larger impact than any words listed on a website or brochure. We are so thankful to have a large number of guests who come back year after year or even more frequently. It always feels like our extended family is coming home when they come through the doors! Take care and see you next time.
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My husband and I stayed here for the weekend for my husbands employee Christmas party at donny's. We stayed in unit 114 and it was gorgeous. The decor was cozy and elegant and you cant beat the view. I used to live on glidden (south end) so it was like being back at home. Only
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Response from Glidden L, General Manager at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort
Responded 17 Dec. 2018
Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I'm glad you got to have a little getaway that included dinner at Donny's. Many people who lived or vacationed on Glidden Drive stay here to relive the feeling of home. We are glad to share that with you. I apologize you had debris in your tub and I will alert housekeeping so they are more careful in the future. We want everyone's stay to exceed expectations in friendliness, cleanliness, and overall relaxation. We hope to see you again. Take care.
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An expansive view of our Door County beach awaits you from every room.
The fall colors are beautiful at this time of year. And yes we are near Whitefish Dunes State Park which has beautiful walking trails plus it's right on the shores of Lake Michigan. Also Cave Point County Park next to Whitefish Dunes State Park is gorgeous for fall colors and picturesque bluffs and waves.
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Do you allow pets?
Sorry we are pet-free facilty.
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Yes guests receive daily maid service which includes garbage removal, towel exchange if needed, remake bed if there are no clothes or items on the bed, tidy kitchen and bath, and vacuum as needed.
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Yes each unit has their own heating and cooling so you can set the temperature to your liking. Therefore all rooms in your unit would be controlled by this central air/heat thermostat.
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Each condo has a 10 cup coffee maker and Door County Coffee packets with creamer, sugar, and sweetener is all provided for our guests. The full kitchen has range, full size fridge, microwave, and dishwasher, as well as blender, toaster, and cookware and dinnerware are provided for you. Hope this helps.
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"Nice view of Lake Michigan from room 115, noisy neighbors overhead."
"First floor middle section of rooms."
"There truly isn't a "bad" room as they all have views of Lake Michigan. All are an easy walking distance to the beach."
"All the rooms are great. We prefer one closer to the restaurant, but they are all fine."
"All are good"
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