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Shanty Creek Resorts

5780 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-8311
+1 800-678-4111
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Great get away

Stayed at shanty creek with family. Was very pleased and very impressed. Accommodations were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel V
Hutchinson, Minnesota
via mobile
Something for everyone

Beautiful resort with lots of activities for the whole family - golf , bike rentals , fitness club... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
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An iconic ski and golf resort in northern Michigan, Shanty Creek Resorts is a three-resort experiences in one. Its three villages of SCR (Summit, Cedar River and Schuss) span 4,500 acres across hardwood forests, rolling meadows and atop mountain bluffs with miles of scenic vistas. With nearly 500 lodging options, multiple dining venues, four award-winning golf courses, two ski mountains, an 8-lane tubing park, six terrain parks, and a fitness center and wellness spa, plus over 35,000 sq ft of conference and special event space, Shanty Creek Resorts has been an Up North destination for generations.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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5780 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-8311
+1 800-678-4111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at shanty creek with family. Was very pleased and very impressed. Accommodations were very good, restaurants were excellent with very reasonable prices. Much to do in the area with mackinaw island and Bellaire shopping eating, hiking, touring.

Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful resort with lots of activities for the whole family - golf , bike rentals , fitness club , walking trails , spa , lake bellaire beach club and convenient to Traverse City, Charlevoix, Mackinac Island and other northern MI attractions

Thank Bluecarolinamom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've gone to a business thing a few years now. It was horrid before! Night and Day improvement with food. Banquet food still challenge and pretty unorganized with food during busy times. Condo was incredibly comfortable bed despite what would think. Love it and will...More

Thank Britta C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a timeshare, but we stay in different condos every time. Our favorite is the Legend Cottages, on the 1st hole of the Legend golf course where we watch the early morning golfers tee off for their round of golf. These are some of...More

Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Very dated resort. We stayed through the RCI vacation club. Upon check in they simply handed us an envelope, told us the name of the location we were staying in, and sent us on our way. She wasn't rude, but she sure didn't go out...More

Thank havinfun915
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We had a small group and stayed at Cedar River. All rooms are comfortable, large suites! Beautiful views of the mountain, golf course, sunrises! We enjoyed the complimentary shuttle into Bellaire, had great food at Shorts, and ladies don't miss a little shop called "uniquely...More

Thank TMcInnis
Chris H, Vice President, Sales + Marketing at Shanty Creek Resorts, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback, TMcInnis. Cedar River is a jewel here at Shanty Creek Resorts, and the businesses and recreational opportunities within the Village of Bellaire only makes the SCR experience bigger and better!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

our small studio condo was high on hilltop overlooking lake Bellaire and wooded valley below- fantastic view; felt like we were in the sky. full frig & dishwasher and all other small appliances; room was small but had EVERYTHING- VERY WELL stocked kitchen ALL POTS...More

Thank JOLIOLIO2014
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Busy, loud, lots of motion, and lots of people. But at a ski resort, that's all a good thing. Families and skiers looking for a break from the slopes for a drink or a snack. I miss watching the kids watch the Saturday afternoon magician...More

Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Skiing was good for this time of year. Had a online special for tickets, great price no lines and on waits.

Thank happ51
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed at the Lakeview Hotel at Summit village and the went to Schuss to ski the next day. The overnight stay package with lift tickets provided a great value and we will definitely recommend this to friends and repeat our visit. The rooms at...More

Thank ktes750
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12 December 2016|
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Response from mixaconsulting | Reviewed this property |
We did not ski but looks like great ski area.
13 July 2015|
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Response from Chris H | Property representative |
Thanks for your question, Violettte. Antrim County has become a huge draw for road riding and mountain biking alike. The rolling hills that make up the terrain create long, subtle climbs and bombable descents. Meanwhile... More