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First Street Garden Inn

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 May 2011

My wife and I had a wonderful two nights here recently. The place was convenient, comfortable, and well appointed. Cathy amd Mike could not have been nicer or more accomodating. Cathy's breakfasts are terrific. Great scones, fruit, coffee, fritattta, blueberry pancakes, etc were all wonderful. We recommend without hesitation!

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 March 2011

I had a really good stay with Kathy and Mike. The room was excellent with a really nice sitting area. The shower turns into a small steam cabinet, which helped me get to sleep quite well, and breakfast was fabulous--Kathy makes delicious cheddar-chive scones and a fine omelet. I'll be back.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2010

I arrived late and the hosts were there with a hot home-made meal:-) The art-deco room was nicely decorated and very clean with an ensuite washroom and shower. I had a full breakfast the next day before heading out to town. My host gave me great recommendations for things to do and see in Ann Arbor that fit my schedule....

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North Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 August 2010

I visit Ann Arbor many times a year for business, and have stayed at numerous hotels and B&B’s. Upon finding First Street Garden Inn, I now will stay nowhere else. It is conveniently situated in a quiet Ann Arbor neighborhood, a very comfortable house – yet is walking distance to downtown Main Street and to the University of Michigan. Kathi...

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Monrovia, California
Reviewed 5 July 2010

I had a problem with my reservation and the management was very helpful and understanding in solving the problem.

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London
Reviewed 18 June 2010

This lovely B&B is within walking distance from downtown Ann Arbor, so it is perfect for exploring the town. At the same time the owners' beautiful garden offers an opportunity to relax and rest. The breakfasts are to die for too! I thoroughly recommend this place to anyone, and I will definitely come back!

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Cleveland Heights, OH
Reviewed 30 October 2009

The First Street Garden Inn was wonderful. We will definitely stay there again next time we visit Ann Arbor. Kathy was wonderful; she gave us ideas for places to eat/drink in town, and she made just delicious breakfasts. Man, those breakfasts were good. The house is beautiful and cheerful, with Art Deco flavor (on the inside), and lovely art and...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 30 October 2009

We came for a football game at Michigan. We found the inn to be a perfect location, half way between downtown and the stadium. (Although it was a slightly longer walk to the stadium). The innkeepers were very helpful with recommendations and directions around town. You may want to make a dinner reservation for the weekends, things fill up fast....

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 21 July 2009

We were very pleased with the First Street Garden Inn. It is a beautiful turn-of-the century home convenient (on foot) to downtown Ann Arbor as well as the Univesity district. The house is filled with beautiful art and surrounded by gorgeous gardens. The innkeeper is warm, friendly, helpful, and not at all intrusive. Her breakfasts were delicious, if a bit...

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Hawaii
Reviewed 1 July 2009

Our first stay certainly not our last. Very nice Bed and Breakfast located in quite and Historic West side of Ann Arbor. Very friendly owners who do a great job. Among other highlights a delicious breakfast served every morning (4 day stay). Covered front porch perfect for morning paper and coffee. Surrounded by well tended gardens with back yard area...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
First Street Garden Inn of Ann Arbor has many comfortable antiques, original hardwood floors, decorative woodwork, and stained glass windows. It is fully air-conditioned and the vintage home offers a cozy, romantic blend of past and present. A piano, stereo, and afternoon tea are available in addition to the breakfast provided and the free dedicated WIFI. Our two guest rooms provide a comfortable, home-like visit for our guests. The innkeepers are long-time Ann Arbor residents who can help you find just the activities you want during your trip to Ann Arbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about First Street Garden Inn

Address: 549 S. First Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Region: United States > Michigan > Ann Arbor
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
First Street Garden Hotel Ann Arbor
1st Street Garden Inn
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“2 lovely rooms each with their own bath.”
DeborahFP, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Art Deco Room. It's the smallest and cheapest as far as I know. I chose it for the decor, which was authentic. Small, but sufficient.”
  • The Art Deco Room
rob-mccolley, 6 Nov 2012 | Read review
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