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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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134 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Stayed at this bed and breakfast two years ago and everything was just as wonderful as the first time. Juli was very helpful with the booking and the planning and Brian was a gracious and accommodating host. Seven of us stayed in the Main house and all of us enjoyed the wonderful breakfasts in the morning and peace and quiet... More 

Thank William S
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is a gorgeous piece of property away from Traverse City's busy downtown...but close enough to be there in about 15 minutes. It is quiet, wooded, and private. We stayed in the cabin on the property which was fun. IF you opt for the cabin, which offers cozy privacy, a screened porch overlooking the river, and a fully equipped bath,... More 

2 Thank LisaFromCleveland
Bloomington, Indiana
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The gravel drive is long and gives you just a moment to wonder what you have gotten yourself into, before it leads you to a property that seems to have grown up right along with the trees. The structures, gardens and settings of Whispering Waters are something you will find nowhere else. In addition to the nearly magical setting, you... More 

1 Thank BloomingtonCrowe
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

About ten miles south of Traverse City on the Boardman River, down a narrow gravel road, is a B&B nestled in a beautifully landscaped setting. There are several buildings, lodges with one or two bedroom accommodations. The one that my wife and I stayed in with another couple had a comfortable sitting room with a big fireplace, a kitchen with... More 

1 Thank John E
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

If it wasn't for Trip Advisor and each of the positive reviews that I've read, I would've missed staying at this HEAVENLY B&B! Each review is exactly right on with it's serene description! I especially liked the attention to detail, the quaintness, the accommodations and the beautiful grounds. We stayed for two nights in the main house and it was... More 

Thank Firstimer40
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Traveled this past weekend to whispering waters for a second time - I was SO looking forward to being back! We stayed in the Spring House Suite both times, and enjoy the privacy of having our own place while still getting the "community" feel by visiting the main house for breakfast. Brian is an excellent host, very accommodating and he... More 

2 Thank Ashley J
Swartz Creek, Michigan
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

First of all, the reviews are right on the nose for this place! What a gem! From the moment we arrived, Brian greeted us and gave us all the information we needed. We stayed in the Spring Suite which was EXCEPTIONAL! We had our own sun room/sitting area, private bathroom with his/her sinks, a stand up shower and separate large... More 

6 Thank sunlover4fun
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

My husband and I stayed in the cabin for 3 days on a mini-honeymoon after our wedding. We drove from Chicago and arrived in the after dark to a welcoming, perfect little cabin. We ran into Brian at around 9 pm on our way out to search for food and he was so friendly and full of recommendations for restaurants... More 

5 Thank window_cat
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Our 2 night stay at Whispering Waters could not have been better. It far exceeded our expectations and left us wanting to return and stay twice as long! The accommodations were superb in the spring suite...very clean, tastefully decorated and so comfortable. It is the beauty, as well as the peace and quiet that sets this B & B apart... More 

Thank peanuts0270
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We stayed at the B & B for 3 days this summer in the suite. The property is absolutely gorgeous. The effort that went into building this quaint place is amazing. Brian was a wonderful host and provided very healthy breakfasts to get us started on our day. This B & B is not in Traverse City itself but close... More 

1 Thank Jjannotta

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Address: 2020 Sarns Rd, Traverse City, MI 49696-8234
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Number of rooms: 23
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“We stayed upstairs. The bathroom isn't connected but there was enough privacy. No sharing bathrooms unless requested.”
 of 5 bubbles Br0ten, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“maybe downstairs bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles lexwacket, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Main building has shared baths and wifi. Cabin and spring house private, romantic”
 of 5 bubbles vjkelley, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Main house, big room with balcony was wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles sydsgam, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 54sallyc, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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