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Thunder Bay Resort

TravelocityUS$ 110*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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White Lake, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

When someone has a passion/enjoys what they're doing, it shows; Jack, the owner is wonderful! The dinner was delightful and my family truly enjoyed the experience. Friendly, accommodating, peaceful with clean, nice rooms...what more could one ask for?

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Wanaque, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is truly one of a kind. The hospitality is just wonderful. The suites are rustic but very clean. We had dinner and a wine tasting, it was delicious . Prior to dinner we went for a buggy ride and saw quite a few elk. It was truly a great experience .

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Thank missytoo2016
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving we checked into the RV park, the staff was very friendly! The RV park is nice and all sites have 50/30/20 amp electric/water and sewer hookups. Paved pads and a patio set. They have a community fire-pit that they supply the firewood. 18 hole golf course and hiking trails. They offer elk viewing carriage rides with a 5...

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Thank Vern H
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 29 September 2016

What a lovely place to stay, right on the beautiful golf course. We stayed in a deluxe suite. The beds were comfy, the rooms were spacious, the bathrooms were clean, and the living room was comfortable.

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Thank LindaKay520
Fairfield, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 September 2016

we were on the road for several hours looking for "a viewing of thundering elks". Upon finding the "elk cabin" ,it was a large log cabin with a stone fireplace. they explained the meal. 5 courses!. an appetizer, soup, salad, main course, and dessert. plus the wine for all that. the food was excellent beyond belief. then we went looking...

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Thank anneandave
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Rooms are huge and clean, view of beautiful golf course, gorgeous live elk, truly gourmet dinner in cabin in woods. All transport by horse drawn carriage. Just perfect for our two night stay. Traveled from SC to Mackinac Is., MI and back on Top of the Line Tours. Would love to visit this lovely place again.

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Thank kiawahdix
Millersville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Spent one day- a horse carriage ride through the woods to see elk - this was the beginning of the mating season and to hear the call is thrilling -delicious gourmet dinner at the lodge - a nice golf course

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Thank snowminx2
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here over the Labor Day long weekend as it was close to my parents property. We did not golf or see any local attractions. This campground is all full hook up, level asphalt sites with paved patio and metal patio set. Large pine trees. It has the strongest wifi I have ever encountered camping. No site fire rings...

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Chatham, Illinois
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is not just a stay at a lovely wooded area with a golf course. This is a getting back to nature with walks, horse drawn wagon rides, and a 5 star meal in a beautiful lodge like cabin. I don't play golf but there were several golfers enjoying the course. We saw lots of elk and after our lovely...

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Thank Weeksey75
Atascadero, California
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I traveled to Hillman for a surprise party for my brother's 80th. I was very happy to find a room in this cozy area of the backwoods of Michigan. I actually ended up with a "villa!" Plenty of space, 1 full size bedroom, a full kitchen , bath and even a front porch overlooking the golf course. The decor could/should...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Resting on over 400 acres of Northern Michigan's stunning landscape, Thunder Bay Resort is the perfect retreat for your weekend escape! Complete with a state-of-the-art, Full-Service RV park, Deluxe Lodging poised on our pristine 18-hole golf course and a 160 acre Elk preserve, Thunder Bay Resort is truly a destination for all seasons. Enjoy the outdoors? Then take advantage of the amenities hosted by Thunder Bay Resort including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biking, hiking, horseshoes, and the Resort's award-winning, signature Elk Viewing Carriage Ride, Gourmet Dinner & Wine Tasting Event! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunder Bay Resort

Address: 27800 M 32 W, Hillman, MI 49746-8674
Region: United States > Michigan > Hillman
Price Range: ₹ 6,976 - ₹ 15,761 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunder Bay Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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