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Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by accident, and were we ever lucky. The room was spotless, which is so very much appreciated. The decor was charming, both in the room and on the outside porch. We love being able to spend time outside the room after a day of travel and the table and chairs were very comfortable and useful. We...

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post this great review! That is the feel that we want guests to realize during their stay here! We can't wait to host your stay again and we will always do our best to make you feel at home!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were the last guests of the season and were so glad we stayed here. The ambiance was cheerful and cozy. The spotless room had everything we needed, including Internet and cable (perfect for watching the Cubs in the World Series!). The in-town Frankfort location enabled us to walk to breakfast, dinner, Betsie Bay and Lake Michigan. Owner LuAnn was...

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

You two were the final gems this year that made this season so heartwarming and such a joy. I'm thrilled for your new journey and wish you both every happiness here! Thank you!

Riverview, Michigan
Reviewed 1 November 2016

stayed 2 night and it was great expireince. Clean rooms with fridge, Cable TV and internet. Friendly owners. 2 blocks from Betsie Bay and close to beach, fishing, restaurants and shops. Highly recommend it.

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

Vilma thank you so much for your great review! We look forward to hosting your return! Wishing you safe travels and much sunshine always!

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were in Frankfort for only one night while on a fall color tour. We was to check in around 5 pm. but our plans changed. Call Luann to let her know that we wouldn't be there until after 9 pm. Luann told us our room number and said that she would leave the door open and have the light...

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michigan
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were in Frankfort for only one night while on a fall color tour. We checked in around 5 PM. The owner could not have been more helpful. She took the time to highlite the spots around town and where we could get breakfast the next day. She even knew the time and show that was playing at the movie...

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a lovely review! We are so grateful for being able to host great guests such as yourselves. We hope to see you again and will always strive to enhance your stay.

Michigan
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at Bay Port. An old motel that has been lovingly brought up to date in an eclectic but very cute way. Gave five stars for the type of "motel" that it is. My only complaint was the small bathroom would be a lot more manageable if it had some more shelves or hooks to put things....

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! I appreciate your input about more bathroom shelves and will definitely make that happen. We're getting ready to close down November 1 but I will have those shelve in there by opening day in April, 2017. Again thanks for the lovely review and great suggestion!

Kentucky
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a road trip with my sisters and 90 year old parents to Frankfort, Michigan. What a special treat it was to stay at Bay Port Lodging. Luann was wonderful to work with making sure we had two rooms next door to each other. Can't let those parents run wild on their own! Each room was warm and...

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

We're so happy you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for allowing us to host your sweet family! We look forward to your return!

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our room at Bay Port Lodging meet all of our expectations. The room was charming, clean and comfy - a home away from home. The location was wonderful - so close to downtown, shops, restaurants, beach and bike trails. Will for sure come back for another visit.

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review of Bay Port Lodging! We look forward to hosting your return!

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The rooms were very clean, cozy, welcoming, unique and fun. No cookie cutter here. The staff was not only very helpful but cheerful and friendly. The location couldn't have been better. It was walkable to just about everything in town, but far enough away that you could enjoy some quiet time. I truly enjoyed my visit.

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bayportlodging, Owner at Bay Port Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review! Most of all, I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your stay! Safe travels and we look forward to your return!

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Like every other place we stayed during this trip, Bay Port Lodging was an impromptu choice. We like to stay in family owned places. This on fit the bill and then some! Owner LuAnn gave us a tour of the rooms so we could decide which ones we liked. Once hat was settled, she gave us lots of tips about...

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Brennon thank you so much for taking the time to post such a kind review! Your generous spirit is greatly appreciated. We wish you many more safe and joyful travels!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer a small boutique one story motel and cottage in the scenic beach town of Frankfort, MI where you can walk to everything! Rooms have either 1 queen size bed or 2 full size beds in them. Amenities include compact refrigerator, cable, WIFI, A/C, coffee and microwave upon request. It is our goal to enhance your stay in this beautiful area so that you want to return time and time again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Port Lodging

Address: 905 Forest Ave, Frankfort, MI 49635-9061 (Formerly Marshall Motel)
Region: United States > Michigan > Benzie County > Frankfort
Number of rooms: 15
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“Great location”
 of 5 bubbles rvilmas, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just leave this to LuAnn she does a great job of matching guests to rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles la4tino, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room #3 was fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles LynnO552, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The motel has several kinds and sizes of rooms. Just as the owners and they can fill you in.”
 of 5 bubbles donhZ7908ZF, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All ground floor, like the old fashioned motel only updated. Enjoy the garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles saintmom, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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