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Ellenton, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Very small shower stall, not enough room to bend over and wash feet. Lost my wifi service when owners turned it off and booted it back up. Did not re supply soap and shampoo for 2nd day stay. Good view and sitting area of the lake.

1Thank Mike B
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We understand that the shower stalls are small by today's standards - there is one in the manager's residence also!. As we update the rooms, we are replacing them with larger ones wherever we can. (TIP: Ask for Room #7) When straightening rooms, the cleaning staff should replace used soap and shampoo; we regret they...

Reviewed 29 May 2014

First of all, I arrived at the motel at 10pm, and left at 5am, so I didn't get a really full experience of this place. The good: The room was quite clean and cozy. A nice television and little coffee maker in the room. The bathroom was tight but it didn't bother me. There was a thermostat in my room...

Thank Kmwalter
LadyMichigander, Manager at Lakeside Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our little piece of paradise. We regret that you were inconvenienced during your short stay by a pesky June bug and we wish you could have lingered a bit longer in the morning to hear the loons out on the lake. As our place has a small "mom-and-pop" style and there are only two...

Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

I was wary if staying in a motel in Harrison. Fortunately I was able to get a room here. The motel is about 50 years old, so don't expect gleaming marble or current styles of wallpaper but that's not important. The rooms were sort of small, but clean and comfortable. I would recommend this motel if your a skier or...

1Thank Mandorian
Reviewed 30 August 2013

I'm almost reluctant to give this place a good review for fear that we won't be able to get a room here in the future if too many people decide to stay here. We stayed at the Lakeside while participating in an off-roading weekend at nearby Rocks and Valleys. My first pleasant surprise was that the Lakeside is actually along...

Thank SEMich
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We stayed at this very nice little motel for one night recently as we were in the area for an event. It was so nice (clean room, beautiful location right on a lake) that we are hoping to go back for a longer visit. We had breakfast nearby at the S&R Diner and would definitely go there again as well.

Thank JN1975
Orion, Michigan
Reviewed 5 January 2013

No pool but clean and better internet than the hotel we stayed at last year. Also $46 dollars cheaper and lakefront. Less than ten minutes from Snowsnake for tubers and skiers. And by the way there is a microwave and ice machine just outside the office.We had friendly staff and no problems during our stay. Thanks.

1Thank Carmella D
Reviewed 3 October 2012

This motel is right inside of Harrison, MI. It is a quaint little spot that is VERY clean, affordable, and run by friendly and helpful staff. The lake out back is gorgeous as well. There are plenty of chairs around the lake to just kick back, have a cocktail, and take in the scenery. The staff was very friendly as...

1Thank Logan C
Macomb, MI
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Actually this is a very clean motel.It provides WI-FI, small frig, VCR and cable TV. The people who run it are very friendly and nice. They are very reasonably priced. We had a lake view room. We liked the rule that they have that it is quiet time between the hours of 11p.m. and 8 a.m. The only thing we...

4Thank Chris S
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 July 2012

I have stayed here for three years in a row, when traveling up to Harrison to visit with my Cousins and their families. Over these past three years, I have found Lakeside Motel to have clean rooms, reasonable rates, a convenient location with a private beach, and pleasant, on-site owners who are very accommodating of an out-of-town traveler with a...

2Thank Karen R
Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Stayed here again for my business trip up to Harrison during busy season 2012. I love this place, it is always clean and the rooms stay warm (important in the middle of February). Hotel staff are always courteous and get me whatever I need. They will happily clean up the room every day or leave it alone per my request,...

Thank troyaccountantguy

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on Budd Lake in Harrison, MI, we offer five peaceful, shady acres for our guests to enjoy. 12 motel units and 3 cottages: A/C, quiet gas heat, free high speed WiFi, over 300' of beachfront. Boat & canoe rentals. Fishing on site; near great golf, casino, ORV trails and hunting. AAA Diamond Rated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Motel & Cottages

Address: 515 Park St, Bus US 127, M-61, Harrison, MI 48625-9222
Region: United States > Michigan > Clare County > Harrison
Price Range: RM291 - RM326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Lakeside Hotel Harrison
Lakeside Motel Harrison
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“we stayed in cabin#2 had a nice lake view. Most of the rooms at the motel are lake view”
bhartney, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not sure about the motel, stayed in the cottage”
964aliciac, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The cottages have a fire pit, bbq, and place for your vehicle. I didn't see inside the rooms so I can't say anything either way about them.”
  • Our patio at the cottage
  • Budd Lake
  • View from patio
TStenhouse1, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Check with them if you need accomodations.”
hoper268, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“I usually take my own soap and shampoo, forgot this trip and it's a must for this motel.”
237mikeb, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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