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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here a couple years back. The staff was fantastic, the rate was extremely affordable and the experience was on-of-a-kind. It is out in the boonies, but I would hope you would expect that considering where the resort is located. Perfect place to go a get away from the busy-ness of life for a bit. I...

Thank Jeremiah W
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have stayed at the Root Cellar about 3 times over the course of the past year in summer and winter. The rooms are clean, the beds comfortable, and the people act like you are a friend of the family. No dingy smell like a lot of other hotels in the UP (nothing against the UP, just a lot of...

Thank Christopher L
Farmington Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Hard to find, in the middle of nowhere and rooms were just ok. Expensive and too quiet and strange. Owner commented at 9:30 that I should hurry up and shower because check out was 10. I assured them it would be fine. Then criticized my parking even though there were no other people staying. Oh yeah... NO cell service at...

Thank laurel2372
hiltonhead SC
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

After a long day of driving we started looking for overnight accommodations! I saw the Root Cellar Lodge sign and thank goodness we drove the 10 miles to get to it! Excellent clean comfortable rooms! Located on a lake! Fantastic restaurant, great service and great prices! We actually stayed an extra day!

Thank hiltonhead123
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I have been sledding in the UP for 5 years and have stayed in 6-7 places. Nothing compares to the Root Cellar if you are looking for nice accommodations and great food. The owners treat you like family and really appreciate your business. I had a portion of my group cancel last minute and they weren't charged for cancelling same...

2Thank Wade D
New Lenox, Illinois
Reviewed 14 February 2016

went there for diner two nights in a row on our last snowmobile trip. first night had the prime rib special;could not ask for abetter tasting piece of meat huge size with soup and salad bar best value in the U.P, NEXT NIGHT had fish great meal great place very crowded on weekends watch your cussing or you will asked...

1Thank local17pipecoverer
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Found this place rather last minute and wasn't sure what to expect for $50 a night. Was very central to the entire western end of Upper Peninsula which was perfect for the trip that we were planning. The resort is very nice and set almost right on Lake Gogebic. We weren't sure where to check in, so a sign indicating...

2Thank Marquettemary
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Would never return to this site if it was the last place left on earth. Owner was like a 2-year old "do this do that don't park here put your sled over there". The word has and will be spread throughout the snowmobile clubs and industry this is not the place to visit or support. The owner is a complete...

8Thank Jack D
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Bar closed early all the time, we were yelled at repeatedly for where we parked, bare minimum for supplies in cabins. Will never ever stay here again. Locked cabins and took our keys, called us in from ride until we moved our truck.

5Thank tx18034
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Rude staff Almost like a babysitters club, rules upon rules Resturant and bar closes early Got woke up early by the owner pounding on doors Will never return to this resort, we booked it back in august and it was a terrible experience after traveling all day to get there

5Thank Shmee32

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Address: N11071 E Shore Rd, Marenisco, MI 49947-9737
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Marenisco
Number of rooms: 16

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