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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Yet another great stay at the Driftwood resort, but in the winter instead of summer as we've experienced before. They even sorted out snow for snowball fights, a frozen lake to run on, and even a great place to try cross country skiing!! What good fun for a bit of winter activity! We stayed in the Timber, which is finished...

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

Thank you for the super sweet words about our resort, the Timber Cottage, and Ace's Perch! It always makes us feel great to know that folks have had a wonderful experience here. The nice thing about the Houghton Lake area is that it truly is a four-season vacation/get-away spot! Can't wait to host you folks again! Karen

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...

Thank katerussrd
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.

1Thank CF4238
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....

2Thank Kathleen P
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...

3Thank Gary W
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.

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!

3Thank Asha H
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...

1Thank Lynn K
Driftwoodresort, Owner at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

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

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Driftwood Resort is situated on the shores of beautiful Houghton Lake, Michigan's largest all-season in-land lake. With Driftwood's three docks, two large lakefront fire-pits, complimentary use of row boats, kayaks, SUPs, canoes, outdoor recreational equipment and lawn-games, large shaded children's playground, Driftwood Resort is a wonderful place for your next vacation, annual family reunion, group retreat, or as a base-camp for your fishing, hunting, antiquing, x-country skiing, or snowmobiling adventures! Our sparkling clean and well-maintained authentic Log Cabins and Cottages have the conveniences you'll want (refrigerator, microwave, stove, dishes and cookware, grill, picnic tables, Wi-Fi and cable TV, gas furnaces, and more) along with the wonderful charm and amenities reminiscent of a favorite cottage at the lake. "Ace's Perch", our large knotty-pine recreation building, with Ping-Pong, air hockey, billiard and shuffleboard tables, darts, several game-tables, and a stock of games, cards, puzzles, and books makes a great place to hang out with friends and family. Cheer on your team or enjoy a kid's movie night on the big screen. Ace's Perch is also a perfect facility for meetings, retreats, crafting classes, or parties. There is plenty of parking on the resort grounds for your boat/ATV/snowmobile trailers too, as well as secure mooring for your personal watercraft on the lakefront. Relax Recreate Renew Enjoy Make Memories ... more   less 

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Address: 6477 E Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Region: United States > Michigan > Houghton Lake
Number of rooms: 9
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“The Timber is great for a large family or 3 sets of couples, very spacious!”
 of 5 bubbles kkrupan, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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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