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Reviewed 22 July 2013

The people that worked here were nice but the rooms were very small and Very expensive for a motel room. It is right in the heart of the town and in walking distance to most things. The shower head was really low, at about my shoulder and they have well water so it was pretty hard to get used to...

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silversandsresort, Manager at Silver Sands Resort, responded to this review

We have over 4 acers of property I'm sorry they had trouble finding parking we have a lot of parking and would gladly have showed them were to park. We have ice in the main office because guest fill their coolers and then we got complaints the ice maker was empty. Can't win. We also have blow dryers in the...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2013

As soon as I pulled up it was not what I expected it to be. The place calls themselves a "resort" or a hotel, but once you get to your room the truth comes out. The room looked like a cheap motel you see in cities where people rent by the week or live there. All the papers said it...

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silversandsresort, Manager at Silver Sands Resort, responded to this review

This person came in with an old brochure and was very angry about paying more than the starting out price in the old brochure. Management tried to tell her it was an old brochure and show her the new one but she still argued. The staff person asked her if she paid the price she was quoted when she made...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 10 July 2013

The resort is right next to 3 rather loud go kart tracks although they quit running at 11;00 or so. Just a heads up to be ready for a bit of noise. The room itself was fine. They have a $50 cancellation fee so beware.

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This is a "resort" in the same way a lot of trailer parks are called "estates". While the property also has "cottages" (very small houses), we stayed in the "motel" part. It was not what I expected! Yet, it fit with the rest of the town. The areas are small and cramped, even though the pictures on their website make...

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East Jordan, Michigan
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I love this place! I have been there three times and going again this summer (July). I have stayed in the beach house (lakeside) (my favorite) and once in the hotel part. This is NOT a place to go if you are looking for quiet! There are kids, lots of kids, there is a pool, tons of people walking around...

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Roseville, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I was not impressed. My husband and I stayed in a motel room for a family wedding. The room layout was unique. Here are my complaints: The toilet trickled all night; The trucks were extremely loud in the morning; People were up partying loud all night; The tv remote and phone did not function; The mattress was firm and the...

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silversandsresort, Manager at Silver Sands Resort, responded to this review

It was Memorial weekend at Silver Lake. The trucks and sand vehicles are here for the dunes. Did you go to management at all with your complaints? We have staff on hand to stop the toilet from trickeling, replace the remote and fix the phone,but you need to tell us when you are here, not on social media. Not everyone...

Mears, Michigan
Reviewed 1 September 2012

My husband and I stayed here for are 9th anniversery. The balcony suite was beautiful, we had a view of downtown town, the lights in the evening were beautiful, and when we did go inside our room we closed the door and could not hear the traffic. We ask for extra coffee and recieved it right to our room, we...

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Thank Eugenia R
North Street, MI
Reviewed 22 August 2012

My family of 4 just got back today from the Silver Sands Resort. Our boys, 16 and 10, LOVED it. I had previously stayed at the resort (in a cabin) for several of my summer vacations with my sisters over 17 years ago. It was such a great time then, that I wanted my husband and boys to have the...

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Thank GrandmaLouLou
Windsor, Ontario
Reviewed 14 August 2012

My "family" and I stay here at least once a year. We have always found Dave, Val and staff to be nothing but helpful. We always stay in room 6 and we enjoy quite a few of the anemities at the motel. Whenever we have a need or an issue it is immediately remedied. Even our special requests have been...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 9 August 2012

My family of 5 had a really good time here. I was a little worried at first when I looked at the pictures on line but I was pleasantly suprised. Our children (2-13 yrs of age) had a blast and said they would rather be there instead of Niagara Falls. Granted, this is not a luxury "resort" but it is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Silver Sands Resort

Address: 8446 W Hazel Rd, Mears, MI 49436-9679
Region: United States > Michigan > Oceana County > Mears
Number of rooms: 277
Also Known As:
Silver Sands Hotel Mears
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“2nd floor for view and noise. They offer connected rooms for family and couple above lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles Jason_W_in_Indiana, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pool side rooms, 1st floor, are nice if you have kids. Beach House Inn, pay extra and stay on the side that faces the lake (west).”
 of 5 bubbles DebM84, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you can't get wifi from your room, walk toward office and you'll get it.”
 of 5 bubbles kathykT602WL, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get a room that faces the lake and Dunes if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles 263cheyenneh, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Rooms close to office or the rooms upper level close to beach and with a view of the dunes.”
 of 5 bubbles cslik, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
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