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The Ramsdell Inn

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

I was in town to fish the Manistee and we stopped at TJ's for a beer and burger. The pub was great and we liked the place so much we ended up staying at the hotel as well. Great room, really nice people and such an upgrade from the typical. I would recommend the Ramsdell to anyone who needs to...

Thank Mark C
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Mark! So happy you found us and decided to stay! Please join us again!

Ellisville, Missouri
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Recently spent one night at the Ramsdell on our way to the Upper Peninsula. The inn and area is rich in history. We enjoyed our stay, we booked a fourth floor room , so pack light as there is not an elevator. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The room was updated, bright and clean. We enjoyed the pub in...

2Thank halandstacy
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to having you again! Thanks Again!

Reviewed 15 September 2016

the hotel is nicely remodeled and has a lot of charm, however they do not have a full time in keeper. I felt like we where always looking for someone to help us when needed. The room was comfortable and nicely appointed although a little hot, the A/C could not keep up with Western exposure.

3Thank Dan H
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dan! Thanks for staying with us! I apologize for the lack of staff, being a small inn it's a little difficult to be staffed 24 hours like larger hotels. Again, I apologize and hope you'll stay with us again!

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The wife and I celebrated our anniversary in Manistee. We chose to stay at the Ramsdell, and are so very glad that we did. It was clean, tidy and quiet. The bed was amazingly comfortable. Housekeeping did a great job. Check-in was smooth and efficient. We STRONGLY recommend this as a lodging choice if you visit Manistee.

2Thank Eyegore
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

We are so excited to be a part of your special day! Thanks again for joining us and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Weekend getaway away for are 24th anniversary beautiful rooms great service. Perfect location. Can't say enough. Will be coming back . Manistee is one stop you should make on ur list wonderful people lots of shops and beautiful views

1Thank Richard K
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

Downtown Manistee is definitely the place to be! We can't wait for you to come back, thanks again for staying for us!

Reviewed 5 August 2016

Our room was clean and well decorated. The bathroom was very large and renovated. It was located in the middle of downtown with some great restaurants and shops. It was a quiet and comfortable place to stay.

1Thank BabsWisconsin
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Everyone knows Manistee is a town with great history, beginning with the lumber industry and salt mines to the boat building, sand mining and garment making. My husband is from this town and we love going back every year for the 4th of July 'Manistee National Forest Festival." I was not disappointed to spend 3 nights there at the Ramsdell...

2Thank Barbara44_13
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Barbara! It was such a pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to having you again next year! It'll be here before you know it! Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Rolling Meadows
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

So glad we choose to stay here. Beautifully redecorated an old 1800's bank. Room was clean reasonably priced. TV was not best very little channels. We did not go for TV. Manager was so nice and friendly. Cute boutique hotel. Nice bathroom with excellent water pressure. Hot water worked great. Lovely place to stay. Must go to TJ at hotel...

Thank Mary S
Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The Ramsdell is a clean and beautiful inn. We stayed in the Jefferson room which is gorgeous & comfortable. The owners are gracious and enjoyable to talk with about the area. The Pub is a great spot for food and drink. Located only a mile from Lake Michigan, you can take the scenic Riverwalk all the way to the lighthouse.

Thank IKE48
Lindsey S, Owner at The Ramsdell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! It was such a pleasure having you as our guests and I'm so glad you enjoyed my home town of Manistee! We look forward to having you back!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 December 2015

My parents and I decided to stop into Manistee, Mi on our way to Travese City, and head to The Ramsdell Inn to visit an old friend of my parents. The lady, my parents' friend, no longer worked there but to my surprise, as I am an architectural buff, the building was gorgeous. There is a pub on the main...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This unique property was developed into a charming boutique hotel in 2004. In 2008 a 50 seat restaurant was added. The pub is situated in the "below street level" space. The rooms are generous with classic decor and 20 foot ceilings. There are standard, fireplace and suite accommodations to chose from. There is a large lobby over looking the main corner in the downtown. This property is a short walk from the Lake Michigan Shore. A Riverwalk/boardwalk is situated just a few steps in front of the hotel for your strolling pleasure. A Casino is located within 7 minutes and their shuttle will pick you up! Rooms are set up with coffee, alarm clocks, cable television, dvd player, WiFi. 4 rooms and 2 suites offer an electric fireplace. Linens are lush, mattresses were custom made for comfort. Please know, due to our Historical designation Elevators were not required. Restored staircases lead you one or 2 levels up to your room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ramsdell Inn

Address: 399 River St, Manistee, MI 49660-2737
Region: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Manistee
Price Range: RM342 - RM861 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Ramsdell Hotel Manistee
Ramsdell Hotel Manistee
The Ramsdell Inn Manistee, Michigan
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“65 steps to get to T. J. Ramsdell Suite. Not good for folks with bad knees. Historical Site restriction prohibits putting in an elevator.”
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“Top floor if you don't mind stairs. Highly recommend the Vogue, and the museum right down the street!”
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“You do have to climb some stairs to get to your room. It would be hard if that is a challenge in everyday life but otherwise very doable.”
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“Pick one away from the stairs and high up away from the street.”
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“3rd floor Turret Suite is more contemporary, 4th floor is more traditional.”
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