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Commerce Township, Michigan
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We were so lucky to get a cabin for 2 nights. We stayed in cabin 22 which was very roomy and comfortable. Very close to town. Also fun to watch the people float down the river....

4 Thank Loric84
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Next week will my third stay here and my wifes sixth. Great rustic setting and close to many things to see and do. Will have 3 grandchildren with us this time,and we know they will love it.Simple but old style cabins with all a family needs and very affordable for families.We will keep coming back!

6 Thank dave_cole80
Howell, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2010

this place is great,if you want a nice family vacation without over priced trends these rustic cottages are for you.Interior is 60's ish but for me this brings back memories of my grandad's place hunting.The river fkows by right outside the cottages,if you want to cast a reel, you have a fire pit to grill or for smores,or to relax... More 

6 Thank BuckSatan
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142 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2009

These cottages are situated along a lovely, clear-flowing river, in a beautiful setting. However, it takes a certain type of customer to appreciate the interior of these cottages. Beds were comfortable, bedspreads new; towels so old and thin they didn't absorb water; blanket old and had lots of fuzz and lint, so appeared dirty. Futon cover needed to be de-linted... More 

3 Thank Travelingonabudget
Galloway, Ohio
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2009

There are very few of the old cabins available for rent anymore Up North compared to what there was. We love this place, and have been staying here for about eight years. Our favorite cabin is 26. All these cabins sit riverside on the Sturgeon River, just steps from the river's edge. The rates are very reasonable for something waterfront,... More 

2 Thank sqstultz
Lansing, MI
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2008

I took an elderly friend elk hunting this December, and was very pleased with the accomodations. The cabins are easily accessible. The driveways / sidewalks were kept clean; although it snowed nearly every day. We enjoyed warm, comfortable, and clean cabins. We even had fresh towels, and trash removal - which isn't common with other cabins. We also enjoyed interacting... More 

1 Thank ScullyLansing_MI
Grand Haven, MI
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2008

My husband and I have been going to Indian River Cottages for over 30 years. We return every year in the fall for a long weekend with our entire family ( children,parents, sisters, nieces etc.) It is something we look forward to all year! We are on our 4th generation of family to make the trip. We get the same... More 

1 Thank Doode
Southeastern Michigan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2008

Our family stayed here for a week in July, we rented 2 cabins and 2 apartments, along the river. It is very rustic and makes you feel like you have a cabin in the north country. The dock along the Sturgeon river has ties so you can anchor your boat right out in front of your cabin and take off... More 

1 Thank Northwards
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2008

There were 13 of us staying in the motel & or cottages - some for the whole week and some for just a long weekend. We all agree that we'd like to go back next year and if possible, all stay for the week. The accomadations and location where great. Mario, (runs the place) was more than accomadating and even... More 

Thank strongfam2
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2008

This is our second year at Indian River motel, and I can honestly say we loved every minute. Yes the cabins are old, but CLEAN,and COZY. The whole idea of a cabin up north is to rough it a little. If you want the luxury of home then go to holiday Inn. Our cabin was right on the river and... More 

3 Thank littleivy

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Additional Information about Indian River Motel & Cottages

Address: 4148 Sturgeon Street, Indian River, MI 49749
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Indian River
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Indian River Motel & Cottages Hotel Indian River
Indian River Motel And Cottages
Indian River Hotel
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“Try a cabin if you are there to fish.”
 of 5 bubbles ChuckC549, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 19 & 22 are probably more accommodating for those that cannot get around easily.”
  • Bathroom, shower and sink
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen and sink
  • Kitchen stove, sink
  • River and rafters
  • River view
  • outside back door overlooks river
 of 5 bubbles MrsRed13, 20 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Depends on your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Loric84, 22 Jul 2012 | Read review
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