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    Thunder Bay Resort

    27800 M 32 W, Hillman, MI 49746-8674
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    Reviewed 6 November 2017

    Had come here before for the winter sleigh ride and gourmet five course dinner at the cabin and was delighted with the elk viewing and the food. But this time, came with my sister, niece, and daughter for the Murder Mystery Week End. We absolutely...More

    1  Thank Sue S
    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    We were here on a stop during a trip to Michigan on a bus tour. We were treated to a horse-drawn wagon ride for about 45 min. through the preserve to view the elk who were actually in mating season. The guide was informative and...More

    Thank DeborahL428
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    The lodge itself could use some updating. That said, the suite was very large, clean, and quiet. Beds comfortable. Free wi-fi excellent. Buffet breakfast plentiful & offered several choices. All staff members very friendly & helpful. Elk/nature viewing tour well worth the cost, and the...More

    1  Thank MusicManfromPA
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Based on other reviews, we booked a two night stay, but opted not to pay $108 per person for the elk viewing/dinner. Perhaps if we had, the stay would have been more enjoyable. The interior and exterior of the lodge rooms were QUITE dated. Indoor/outdoor...More

    1  Thank Lisa B
    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    Lodging was excellent, everyone very friendly. The horse drawn wagon elk viewing was a great adventure. Very informative and our guide answered every question asked. The gourmet meal after the elk viewing was exquisite! Good food,free flowing wine, and good company. The owner of the...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    ehagenbaugh
    17 July 2017|
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    Response from tbrelkview | Property representative |
    Yes, we do, our Murder Mystery Weekends start on Friday night and end with a breakfast on Sunday morning, so it is a weekend long event. We have one in August on the 18th-20th and two in November. Prices vary depending on... More
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    4 May 2017|
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    Response from Bayboater9 | Reviewed this property |
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    Response from William Robert R | Reviewed this property |
    am sorry I can not answer those questions as I have only been there for golf.
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    "We did not stay at there lodging. We were there for the Elk Viewing Event only."
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    "Dress warm, when we went it was early January and extremely cold on the wagon ride but worth it."
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    "Some rooms are open right out to golf course"
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    "The Deluxe Suites accommodate 3-8 guests quite comfortably."
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