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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute place hidden away right by the beach. Cozy,peaceful, and great service! Can't beat the prices either! Oh and did I mention the free breakfast! Will be back again for sure. Can't find a better room for the price.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I ALMOST didn't book this B&B because I saw photos & worried that the view was just of a busy street & an ugly parking lot. Boy, was I glad that I changed my mind! The view was of a beautiful blue Lake Michigan with sandy beaches & the lighthouse in the background. Not to worry- the street in between... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I travelled to Grand Haven the week of August 22-26, 2016 and stayed at the Looking Glass Inn. This is our second visit, the first over 4 years ago. We were greeted by our hosts, Norma and Howie Glass. So many words to describe this couple. They are worth the stay. The Looking Glass Inn is about... More 

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed just one night but had a truly enjoyable experience! The hosts are very gracious and accommodating. Our room was very comfortable and inviting. Breakfast on the deck overlooking the lake was delicious and relaxing. Plenty to eat and the coffee was excellent! Highly recommend this B & B!

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Des Peres, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great visit at The Looking Glass Inn. Howard and Norma are phenomenal hosts and treated our family well. The inn is impeccable -- great beds, nice bathrooms, comfortable common spaces. The deck overlooking Lake Michigan is large and picturesque. Norma, learning that our daughter had type 1 diabetes, provided sugar-free syrup at breakfast -- so thoughtful!! By... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

So basically you're missing out on the amazingness that is the Grand Haven experience if you choose any other place to stay other than The Looking Glass. Norma & Howie are amazing and such great hosts!

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had two wonderful days at The Looking Glass. Rooms were very clean, comfortable and quiet! Norma prepared delicious breakfasts. Location perfect for touring Grand Haven. Loved the B&B experience. The house was built in 1927 and the trolley that took you up to the house, from street level, was installed in 1948. We could see the sunset from our... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Excellent property with wonderful hosts. Norma fixes a huge wonderful spread each AM while Howie keeps things running-like the rather critical trolley lift that did break while we were there and was fixed within hours. Beautiful views and great beach access. Try to get the front facing two rooms to be able to see the lake from your rooms. Highly... More 

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This was our second stay with Howie & Norma and it was just as wonderful as the first time. The Looking Glass Inn offers a phenomenal view of Grand Haven Beach and Lake Michigan, and sunsets you can't put a price on. The breakfasts are delicious and the accommodations are beautiful. If you're looking for a place to stay in... More 

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at the Looking Glass Inn. The location couldn't be better. It is right smack in front of the Grand Haven State Park beach, on a hill. There's a fun incline you can ride up and down to the Inn. It is an easy and enjoyable 1 mile walk along the boardwalk to downtown where there... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Looking Glass Inn

Address: 1100 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1749
Region: United States > Michigan > Ottawa County > Grand Haven
Price Range: ₹ 8,481 - ₹ 8,481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Reserve the Garden Room or the other room that faces the west. Best view in town”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccaf909, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a view of the lake!”
  • This amazing view is from the patio!
 of 5 bubbles jacobsR6997ZW, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“two front facing rooms have view of Lake Michigan and the Grand Haven State Park”
 of 5 bubbles O4611KFdavidr, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Garden Room it has the best view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanannl, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful, but the front 2 rooms have the best views! And just remember, you are being welcomed into someone's home!”
 of 5 bubbles 165cyndip, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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