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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Right when we came in, I felt like I was in a Hallmark Christmas movie! I loved how homey it felt and how I actually felt like I was Up North! I loved how when I got in the next night, my room was so clean. Very friendly environment; highly recommended!

Thank Caitlyn P
Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We have pretty high standards set for our property and it's satisfying to know that it's been noticed. Our staff works hard to make sure all guests have a memorable stay and we will be passing along this great information. Please be sure to let us know if there's anything we...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed only one night at this motel located in Indian River, Michigan. It was easy to find traveling south on 75. The room we stayed in had two queen sized beds. The mattresses were good. The room could have used more lighting, especially near the beds. There was only one nightstand light and, as a reader, would have appreciated...

Thank Valerie R
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd stay. The first one ove 2 years ago. The first time was very good! Maybe ownership changed. The facilities look great and the rooms in general look good, but my room smelled like a locker room due to musty conditions in the room. The root cause was the the ventilation in the bathroom does not work...

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to stay with us. I'm sorry you felt the room wasn't us to your expectations and I wish you had let us know there was a problem as we could have possibly moved you. We want to be sure all guest have a good experience and there could have possibly been something wrong with...

Grand Rapids
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a small hotel with some interesting attributes. They are going for a cottage/cabin look which sort of works. But, there were some serious design flaws in my opinion. Number #1 was that the bathroom door could not be shut with the toilet seat fully down. You had to shut the door first and then lower the toilet seat...

Thank crash1204
Pati A, Manager at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know about your experience. We are aware of some of your concerns and are working to fix them. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know and for staying with us. If we can be of service to you in the future please let us know!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the "honeymoon" suite and it was a very nice large room. Everything was very clean and well kept. The breakfast was good in the morning but mostly carbs. We would definitely stay there again as it was nicer than most of the places/cabins that we have stayed at in Indian River.

Thank tlb1983
Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us for your getaway! We appreciate it and would love for you to think of us in the future when visiting Indian River!

Richmond, VA
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We enjoyed our short stay at Northwoods Lodge and found our room very clean and comfortable. The young lady that checked us in was sweet and friendly. I wish I could say the same for the young lady that checked us out.

Thank splitwood
Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We strive to have all our guest have a exceptional experience from start to finish and will look into why you didn't get that experience when checking out. Thanks again for staying with us!

Petersburg, Michigan
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Our room was very clean and quiet. It had a refrigerator and microwave. Also. a nice flat screen TV with cable and WiFi. They provide a continental breakfast as well. The bed was very comfortable. The Lodge sits a couple of miles north of town which is nice due to its quiet, natural setting. I would highly recommend the Northwoods...

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Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

We so appreciate you coming to stay with us and if we can do anything in the future to make your stay even more enjoyable, just let us know!

Whitehall, Michigan
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Stayed on a winter snowmobile trip. Rooms very well set up for winter guests, boot trays in room, lots of hooks for hanging gear. Comfortable beds, nice flat screen tv. Very nice continental breakfast selection including waffles!

Thank mcpjferels
Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

I can not tell you how thrilled we are to know what a wonderful stay you had with us! We pride ourselves in delivering outstanding customer service and exceeding the expectations of each of our guests, and I am so glad we were able to do that for you during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back the...

Burt Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Family said rooms were clean, big and bed was very comfortable. They enjoyed the continental breakfast and said the manager was very pleasant and helpful for directions to places in the area. They were also happy to find free wifi. As had young children with them, they were offered extra bedding to make them also comfortable. If we ever need...

Thank Martha B
Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind remarks when giving a recap of your stay! The staff strives to always provide exceptional service, and I am glad that you received that warm welcome throughout your stay! I am glad that you chose to visit with us and as it's a great way to relax and enjoy each others company. We...

Hudsonville, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We have stayed there 3 times since 2003, the most recent October 2015 The rooms are spacious very clean and quiet. The beds are comfortable and the amenities are good The site manager was very courteous and the morning breakfast featured hot or cold selections with donuts and coffee milk and juices and yogurt. A delight to stay here.

Thank 880jim
Pati A, Owner at Northwoods Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you reviewing your recent stay and are very pleased to read that you had a clean, comfortable stay and found our staff to be so friendly and efficient. I'm also happy that you enjoyed our Continental breakfast. Thanks again for your comments and we can't wait for your next visit to the Northwoods Lodge in Indian River

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northwoods Lodge is a unique log lodge in a peaceful setting in the beautiful resort area of Indian River, Michigan. With only 15 rooms, this award-winning lodge offers you the quaintness of a Bed & Breakfast with the privacy of a motel. All recently renovated rooms are "Northwoods" themed and include log furniture, wildlife art, and even a pine tree. Let us share with you our rustic, cozy warmth! In 2015 all rooms were completely renovated with new paint, carpet, bedding, drapes, furniture, tongue and groove wood ceilings, curved shower rods and new tile floors in the bathrooms! Room amenities include microwave and mini-refrigerator, flat screen TV's with HBO, free high-speed wireless, air conditioning, and free local calls. Rollaways available upon request. An enhanced Continental Breakfast** is included featuring hot Belgian Waffles, coffee, orange juice, cereal, bagels, breads, doughnuts, and more! We also offer a gorgeous honeymoon suite with in-room Jacuzzi and king log canopy bed, a kid-friendly room with log bunk beds, a handicap accessible room, and 2 pet-friendly rooms. All our rooms are non-smoking. We have a centrally-located lobby with fireplace, 2 leather couches, magazines, TV, "Up North" Gift Shop, ice, pop and snacks, with tables and chairs that are perfect for playing cards or checkers! Our lodge is surrounded by a very large grassy yard, bonfire area with picnic tables, BBQ grill and a small pond and nature / hiking trail. There is ample room for trailer parking and boat docking is available just 1/2 mile away on the Indian River. The North-Central State Trail is directly across the street for snowmobiling, bicycling and walking. ... more   less 

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Address: 2390 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749-9792
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Indian River
Number of rooms: 15
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