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Canton, Michigan
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We came up to Houghton for a last minute mini vacation. We had never stayed here but are sure happy we did. The cabins are rustic but clean. Fully functional with a kitchen and bathroom. The owners were very accommodation and made sure we had whatever we needed. If it wasn't in the cabin all we had to do was...

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Karen K, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! We loved having you stay with us here at Driftwood and hope to see you again soon!

Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We just finished our second stay at Driftwood Resort and just as last year, we had a wonderful time! This resort is immaculately clean, well taken care of, packed with activities for the whole family, and is located close to shopping and dining. The cottages are beautiful and clean. You can tell the owners really care about their guests. Swimming...

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Karen K, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

We love our guests! And we are so happy when they are pleased with the resort and enjoy their stay! Thanks for the kind words Robert

Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I surprised my husband with a last minute 4-day weekend for our '6-month Anniversary' at the Driftwood... I just happened to find it on line and the rates were reasonable - I called Karen Tuesday night, again on Wednesday and finally Thursday I confirmed we were coming - Karen was so helpful EVERY time i called, no pressure - just...

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Gosh Stephanie, Your comments are so amazingly kind. (I'd almost like to hire you to do our marketing if I could!) We loved having you and Paul as guests, and are so glad you will be back to stay with us again this August! Hope you two have a wonderful Memorial Day Holiday Weekend! See you soon! Karen

Perrysburg, Ohio
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We rented a cabin for the weekend and could not have been happier. The cabins are very clean and comfortable and very well equipped. The owner couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. I would recommend to anyone.

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review! We look forward to having you come back again when you are up here in Houghton Lake

Trenton, MI
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We brought my husbands family with us in September. We were there 4 days and had such an amazing time! The cabins are spotless and very comfortable. Everything you need is there and the view on the lake is beautiful. If you have a rainy day, there is so much to do! Darts, ping-pong, pool...you name it, they have it....

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

I'm so happy that you had a great stay here at Driftwood Resort, Houghton Lake. As fairly new owners, (Summer 2013), Paul, Jim and I really like knowing that our guests are pleased with our vintage log cabins and cottages as well as with all of the resort's activities, and that we as your 'hosts' have made you feel welcome...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Just 2 nights at the Driftwood Resort and I'm filled with admiration and appreciation. A city-guy, all that I needed - and more - was inside the log cabin and right at my door, if requested. Clean, comfortable, beautifully priced and perfectly situated, this is a "come-back" destination for years to come. I may regret telling others about a place...

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

What wonderful and kind words. We are so glad you had a great stay and welcome you back any time! We so appreciate knowing how our guests think we're doing. Our goal is to strive to do our very best, so that our guests can relax and enjoy a vacation filled with memory making moments in a beautiful lake setting.

Michigan
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

This place offers allot of amenities from boating, game room and playground for the kids. Cabin was very clean and rustic. The view from the patio was so perfect and the swing added a nice touch. We will definitely go back. The owners are very nice and friendly.

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We enjoyed having you and look forward to your next visit here at Driftwood!

Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

Just came back from there and wow, the place is awesome. Also owners are wonderful. I was shocked how clean the place actually is. We had great vacation there. Kids had a blast. Don't think twice. Just book and go!

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a wonderful time and look forward to having you all back next summer! It was fun hearing all of the laughter as all of the kids played, swam and made great use of Ace's Perch rec. building and the playground!

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The Driftwood Resort is the perfect place to relax, sit back, and make great memories with your family. Easily accessible, the log cabin cottages are so clean, and yet have that vintage feel. The sunsets we witnessed every night were beautiful, after sitting around the campfire for hours nobody wanted to go to bed. Little sleep to be had, because...

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

What great guests!! We look forward to seeing you year after year!

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Stayed there for a week in August and loved it! The management is great and really friendly! Cabins are wonderfully rustic yet very clean! Grounds are impeccable and the new aces' perch is a great hangout game area when its raining (or when its not!). You can't get much better sleep then listening to teh waves crash all night after...

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Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

So glad you are coming back this fall. Thanks for the kind review.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Driftwood Resort has 200+ feet of lakefront with 2 docks, 2 large community fire pits, 9 Log Cabins/cottages on the northeastern shore of Houghton Lake. All cabins/cottages are housekeeping units with complete kitchens. 4 of the Lakefront Cabins and the large Timber Cottage have natural wood burning fireplaces and are available throughout the year. All cabins/cottage rentals include a 14' boat, picnic table and charcoal grill.A large recreation building (ping pong table, air hockey, darts, game tables and a stock of games, cards, etc.) can be reserved for group events (reunions, retreats, etc).Plenty of parking on the grounds for boat/ATV/snowmobile trailers. Secure mooring available for renter's boats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Resort

Address: 6477 E Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8304
Region: United States > Michigan > Houghton Lake
Number of rooms: 9
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“All of the cottages are great.”
 of 5 bubbles T4975MErobertm, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lakefront cabins are wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles CF4238, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“A lakeside cabin is a must.”
  • comfy cozy cabin
  • sunset over the lake
 of 5 bubbles joannea862, 10 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in a cabin along the lakefront. Just beautiful! Spacious, clean and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles VerukaDarling, 16 Oct 2012 | Read review
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