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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed here one night because of the mostly positive reviews on TripAdvisor. I was expecting much better based on those reviews. This is a very old rundown roadside motel out of the 1950's just yards off the highway. It is right on Lake Superior but with only a small window off to the side from which to view it...

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Thank David S
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

You would not believe how beautiful Lake Superior is! Being able to catch the sun coming up over this HUGE Lake was absolutely stunning. We were right there, cottage #3, on the lake, at Freighters View Motel/Cabins. Great little place to stay! I would recommend it!

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Thank redbird1205
Grandville, Michigan
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and 3 kids and I stay in one of the cabins with a kitchenette. It was cramped but an awesome experience for us. The owners were exceptionally kind and accommodating. The cabin was very clean. The view from the deck is stunning as you look out over the bay and watch the freighters slowly pass by. This place...

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Thank Matt T
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This was a great place for our one night stay. (Wished we could've stayed longer!). It's close to town and close (10 miles?) to the Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point. Very well maintained and the waterfront view can't be beat! Covered parking for your vehicle!

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Thank 800lms
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed in cabin 3. It was very neat and clean. The basic cabin with two beds and a bathroom is all you need for the night. The beautiful area calls for you to spend the time exploring outside. I woke up early to see the sunrise, but the clouds got in the way. It was still a great morning...

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Thank heatherg20152015
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great view of the lake with occasional ships. Beautiful sunrise. Very clean basic room with TV and bathroom. No air but that is to be expected in a northern Michigan cabin. Very polite owners. We would stay here again.

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Thank Irvin A
Farwell, Michigan
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The room was very clean and that's the main thing I look for in a room. The view was beautiful, the owners were very friendly. I'm giving this place a 5 star not because it's was anything fancy but because it was exactly what we needed and expected for the upper peninsula. I would recommend this place and if I'm...

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1Thank readytotravel222
Gladwin, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stayed in Cabin 3 with our dog. Owners greeted our dog with a treat. We were looking for a place to just unwind for a few days. Take in the Falls and unplug from life. This place certainly took care of that. Owners are very welcoming and our room was everything we needed. My husband walks with a cane...

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Thank Heather G
Arlington Heights, IL
Reviewed 13 October 2015

My own home has NEVER been this clean. But then, I have cats. And children. This little Cabin 1 (of 4) was adorbs. I use this word because I'm pretty sure the owner has never heard it before. Our cabin had a grill for hot dogs or burgers only, and that outdoors. No cooking in the cabin. But we had...

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Upland, California
Reviewed 11 October 2015

My husband and I stayed in unit 1 which was very cozy, clean and comfortable with a view of the lake that is fantastic! We were there the third week of September and the weather was wonderfully cool. The owners sincerely appreciate their guests. I was curious to spot freighters in the far distance. Nikki immediately brought out her lap...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay, Freighter's View offers you a unique opportunity to unwind, relax, and regenerate. We are a small motel with a cabin feel. Our decor is simple, comfortable, and clean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Freighters View on the Bay

Address: 10346 N Whitefish Point Rd, Open Year Round, Paradise, MI 49768-9602
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Paradise
Number of rooms: 4
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“All cabins are in a row and all have a great view.”
  • View from the back of the cabin.
 of 5 bubbles heatherg20152015, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had #1 and it was good.”
  • Also had dresser, tv, fridge and sofa.
 of 5 bubbles readytotravel222, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great views but water not accessible from hotel. Wi-Fi was in and out, but it didn't concern us.”
 of 5 bubbles heatherg568, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“There are only 4, they are all good.”
  • Our cabin 1. And the sunrise.
  • Our cabin 1. And the sunrise.
 of 5 bubbles aviatrix2000, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Unit 1 is the closest to the fire pit and steps going down to the rocks. It has two double bed and is very roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles grandmabunny, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
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