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Room & Suite (26)
Pool & Beach (2)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
19 Oct 2016
“Great rustic feel. ”
4 Sep 2016
“Quaint & relaxing”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness centre
Wheelchair Access
Cute, cozy, romantic log cabin lodging. Small resort surrounded by forest on almost 900 feet of frontage on secluded Ellis Lake. Private outdoor hot tub. rowboats, canoes, snowshoes, volleyball and horseshoes are available. Chairs, grill, tables and a nice floating raft at the lake. Our...
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Location and contact
8440 Us 31 S, Interlochen, MI 49643
15.6 km to Traverse City Airport
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with a large group for a wedding. Loved the cabins. Even though the mattresses were not the most comfortable, I very much enjoyed our stay. The cabins have a small kitchenette, the bathrooms are tiny but nice and clean. There are wood...More

1  Thank Allison M
Response from EllisLakeResort, Owner at Ellis Lake ResortResponded 10 March 2017

Thank you Allison for your kind words. We loved having the wedding group here with us. We look forward to your next return visit with us!

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The price was reasonable, especially for a holiday weekend near Traverse City. We stayed in the Hemlock (motel room). It was clean, comfortable and close to the attractions we planned on visiting. As nights are cool we slept with the window shut, therefore we didn't...More

Thank Jeanniejo1
Response from EllisLakeResort, Owner at Ellis Lake ResortResponded 6 September 2016

Thank you Jeanniejo1 for your kind words. It is always a pleasure having you here with us. We look forward to many more visits from you both.

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Ellis Lake on Aug 4-5. First of all, it is not cozy in the woods, the cabins our steps off a major highway. So close you hear the roar of traffic all day/night. Second, we made the reservation expecting to hang out...More

1  Thank Mphillips1980
Response from EllisLakeResort, Owner at Ellis Lake ResortResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for your review, Mphillips1980. First of all, there are no refunds given for late arrivals or early departures. However, if we can re-rent the cabin on the day you leave, we would then consider giving a refund. However, we were not allowed to...More

Reviewed 6 June 2016

I chose to spend our second anniversary with my wife here at the Ellis Lake Resort and it was just picture-perfect and a fantastic experience! We got in late on Friday evening and made a camp-fire right in front of our cabin where there were...More

Thank orestisinis
Response from EllisLakeResort, Owner at Ellis Lake ResortResponded 7 June 2016

Thank you for staying with us. We are pleased you had an enjoyable weekend celebrating your anniversary! It was wonderful to meet you and talk with you for a while. Thank you for the smore! It was tasty. We look forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 24 December 2015

My family wanted a combination of city destinations and country living for the days we stayed in the Traverse City area during summer 2015. Our plan was for some of us to do outdoorsy things like swimming, hiking, and boating while one person in our...More

4  Thank Sunny F
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Hot Tub
Price range
US$63 - US$1,350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$63 - US$1,350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Get one away from main road - these are cabins with mini kitchens"
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"get as far away from the highway as possible, ask for a discount and bring your own cleaning supplies!"
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"Spruce is nice for larger group, however connected to another building."
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"We stayed in the Chalet. It's perfect. From your yard area you don't see any other cabins. Plus..."
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