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Stanford, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

First Street Garden Inn has now become my home-away-from-home while visiting my son at UofM! My family rented all 3 rooms in May 2013 for my son's UofM graduation, and we had a wonderful time being all together, enjoying leisurely family breakfasts with Kathy's delicious cooking, and relaxing on the front porch at the end of our busy days. I... More 

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London
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I stay in small hotels and B&Bs quite a lot, both for business and leisure, and this is one of the best I've come across. Kathy and Mike were wonderful hosts and the home cooked breakfasts were absolutely wonderful, so much better than in hotels or restaurants. The house was less than a 10 minute walk from the centre of... More 

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Urbana, IL
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Kathy is a retired high school french teacher. We didn't meet the husband, but he seems to be an alderman. There was a party in the living room when we arrived. When we returned from dinner, everyone was gone, and Kathy had left a bottle of Taylor sherry & two glasses, plus some nibbles of sweets. Taylor sherry is cheap,... More 

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Scotland
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

The 'First Street Garden Inn' is a lovely B&B run by its wonderful hosts, the amazing Cathy & Mike. They provide you with insider knowledge to Ann Arbour, Sempé cartoons in the bathroom and the best breakfast in the mid-west. The house is impeccable and our 'suite' consisted of a bed room and a sitting room that contained a dvd-player,... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

Accomodations are charming, comfortable and clean. Convenient location to downtown and the university. Hosts were very personable and eager to accomodate our every need. Breakfasts were yummy and ample. Hosts are a lovely couple with whom we enjoyed substantive conversations.And last but not least, Washtenaw ice cream is just around the corner! This is THE place to stay in Ann... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2011

I very much enjoyed my stay at this inn. The breakfast was delicious, the room was quaint, and best of all the hosts were wonderful. The location is also good- I walked myself to and from the downtown area both nights of my stay to enjoy dinner and people watching. They went so far as to drive me to my... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2011

We stayed the weekend of the 2011 Street Art Fair. The city was crowded and we lucked into a room with Kathy. Excellent accommodations, conversations, breakfasts. Can't rec this inn highly enough.

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 14 August 2011

I stayed here alone while i was doing some work at the university.I felt like I was staying at home, there was a lovely lounge room as well as dining room. Also a tv room with soft couches and wireless Internet. Kathy made such delicious breakfasts and served up in so much style. I even spent time with her one... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 18 June 2011

We were in Ann Arbor for a 5-day research trip, and needed to stay close to the university. This was an excellent option! Everything (downtown and UM central campus) was in walking distance. The Garden Inn is located in a peaceful, quiet residential neighborhood, and it was so nice to come back here every evening. The Inn is surrounded by... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 May 2011

My wife and I had a wonderful two nights here recently. The place was convenient, comfortable, and well appointed. Cathy amd Mike could not have been nicer or more accomodating. Cathy's breakfasts are terrific. Great scones, fruit, coffee, fritattta, blueberry pancakes, etc were all wonderful. We recommend without hesitation!

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Additional Information about First Street Garden Inn

Address: 549 S. First Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Region: United States > Michigan > Ann Arbor
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
First Street Garden Hotel Ann Arbor
1st Street Garden Inn
First Street Garden Inn Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“2 lovely rooms each with their own bath.”
 of 5 bubbles DeborahFP, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Art Deco Room. It's the smallest and cheapest as far as I know. I chose it for the decor, which was authentic. Small, but sufficient.”
  • The Art Deco Room
 of 5 bubbles rob-mccolley, 6 Nov 2012 | Read review
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