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Pottawattamie Resort

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Spencerville, Indiana
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I typically only leave feedback when it's positive, however our experience with this place needs to be shared as a warning to anyone considering staying here. Prior to our arrival, I was told that our particular villa was "plain", that we needed to bring our own towels, and then the day prior to check-in I was contacted with notification of...

16Thank Jennifer B
Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Nothing at all like the website advertises. The prices they ask for are outrageous for what you actually get. Ex: No a/c (in 90 degree summer mind you), select working bathrooms (of course they don't mention that), mold, trash piling up on garbage cans, water damaged ceilings, musty smelling, walkway stairs to the beach with rotten wood and rusty nails,...

8Thank E C
O'Fallon, Illinois
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Our first clue as to something was “not quite right” was when the “rental” agent told us to “bring your own towels” because “they couldn’t keep them” in the place! We observed the condemned cabins upon our arrival as well as other sights that did not lend to a destination labeled a “resort.” The staff directed us to our “villa/townhouse”....

8Thank Bill S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 May 2013

terrible conditions now the property has 5 condemmed buildings the garbage was not picked up for 3 months. It is unsafe there was a terrible fire that burned all of the cabins down, thank god no one was killed. the owners does nothing to improve the property the village is aware of all the problem and have condemmed the buildings.

11Thank nancy p
Gerald J, Board Member at Pottawattamie Resort, responded to this review

I am a board member of the Pottawattamie Condominium Association, in Coloma Michigan, which includes 6 board members, Our Association includes 23 condo's, 18 of which are are privately owned with a purchase price range of $175,000 to $595,000. Pottawattamie Resort is located on 19 acres of beautiful land overlooking Lake Michigan. We have a in ground pool, a paved...

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Be very careful if you haven't seen this place in person first. Their brochure makes it look like some nice resort with pool, cabins and condos. It has all that, but the compound as a whole is pretty scary. Many broken down cabins, and none of them were at all inviting. There were two condo buildings I believe, but we...

8Thank CincyFamily
Reviewed 7 August 2012 via mobile

I had my 30th birthday here and boy was it fun! The private beach was amazing as were the rooms :) We celebrated at a bar just up the road, Michigan Breeze, ate some pizza, listened to some tunes, and had some drinks. I never wanted to leave! Can't wait to go back again! Pottawattamie is most definitely my new...

3Thank Diamondgirlygirls
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 29 March 2012

I have been going to Pottawattamie Resort with my Friends for over 15 years now. We rent the a cottage for 2 weeks. We love it there. I have 2 friends and a grown daughter who rent seperate cottages also. When I started coming to Pottawattamie our kids were teenagers. They stopped coming for awhile but now the love it...

3Thank Maryfran_12
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Went to Pottawattamie resort as a part of wedding party, must say it was the most beautiful wedding i have been to , what a great setting....A large tents set up on the spacious grounds, wedding was on bluff overlooking Lake Michigan . A golf cart path took you down to the privet beech.... We had a one bedroom condo...

1Thank Jaro21
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 September 2011

I've done a lot of camping in my day and can say that I've had better stays in a tent. This place isn't "rustic" as that still implies clean and a good deal. This place is neither. We stayed in "cabin" #7. It's not a cabin, but a single wide trailer home on cinder blocks. As you enter the "cabin"...

8Thank Shane C
Gerald J, Board Member at Pottawattamie Resort, responded to this review

The cabins this review is written about no longer exist, new units are to be built in their place Gerald J

Texas City, Texas
Reviewed 7 September 2011

This place is a dump. It is not clean, everything is broken, and the price is outrageous. The beds are just cots with egg crates. They should be embarrassed to rent a place like that. DO NOT STAY HERE. You have been warned.

7Thank Anonymous A
Gerald J, Board Member at Pottawattamie Resort, responded to this review

The cabins this review refers to no longer exist, new units to be built in their place Gerald J

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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

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Address: 4766 Arbor Ave, Coloma, MI 49038-9433
Region: United States > Michigan > Berrien County > Coloma
Number of rooms: 11
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“If your fussy rent one of the Condo's. The cabins are old but great for a nature vacation.”
Maryfran_12, 29 Mar 2012 | Read review
“To get the best room, bring a tent.”
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ShaneC156, 9 Sep 2011 | Read review
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