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Reviewed 24 July 2015

My husband and I were interested in checking out Lake Michigan from the Michigan shore. New Buffalo was so easily accessible so we headed to Lake Country Inn based on a recommendation from friends. The Inn was the absolute perfect respite for a birthday weekend. We were close to the beach, downtown shopping and dining. And more importantly, the Inn was high end, well appointed and completely charming. The owners made a point to be on site to greet guests, and the staff were really helpful; present (if needed) but invisible! Wonderful weekend getaway.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled as a couple
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lakecountryinn, Owner at Lake Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to New Buffalo. Thank you so much for your review and for staying with us. While our property is only a one hour drive from downtown Chicago, you will feel like you have escaped to a place much farther away. The small town atmosphere and our beautiful shoreline really help you relax and rejuvenate. It is no wonder that the Wall Street Journal has highlighted the Harbor Country Area as one of the top second home regions in the country.

Hope to see you guys again soon.

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Great location in New Buffalo. Friendly staff and well appointed rooms that have room to move around. The rooms are beautifully appointed with a nice bathroom with good quality toiletries. We were in transit to Wisconsin and stayed the night. They had good recommendations for dining - dinner and breakfast. They have a nice continental breakfast but we opted for a walk and visit to a local eatery for a more substantial meal. The room did not have a fridge but they were helpful and stored our items for us. Would definitely return.

Room Tip: We were upstairs and had no noise issues, other than a huge thunderstorm that probably woke the entire town.
  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled as a couple
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lakecountryinn, Owner at Lake Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2015

We really appreciate your staying with us and thanks so much for the review. Our building was constructed in 2005 so all the systems are current. Also, the property was specifically built to be an Inn so there is lots of extra sound proofing. Plus, there are now worries about losing power to the building during one of our summer storms as we have a complete back-up generator system to make sure our guests stay comfortable.

Hope you can make it back our way soon.

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

First time overnighting in New Buffalo, as we usually make it a day trip. Inn is conveniently located walking distance to restaurants & shops. We drove to beach ($10 parking per day) because of the chairs & coolers we were carrying, . We were in the orange room, comfortable bed, nice walk in shower. Because we were on the 1st floor, front, I did feel like we couldn't open the blinds :( and felt a little closed it. Had breakfast on balcony, and the street was very quiet. Would definitely consider coming again, next time booking a second floor room.
Also, about 1 hour after we left, got a call that we had left our suits in the bathroom, they held them as we returned within the hour...thank you as we were still local and not back home!!

Stayed: July 2015
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lakecountryinn, Owner at Lake Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2015

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you so much for your review. Glad you were able to enjoy our great New Buffalo beach. The summer weather has been fantastic this week and this is when New Buffalo really shines as a " beach town". The water temps in Lake Michigan are still a little cool this year but a dip in the Lake feels fantastic and is a great relief from the summer heat. Our sunsets, as always, are as good as it gets!

Hope you can make it back soon.

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

This was a great place to stay. Very clean, very nice service, and great rooms. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. You can walk anywhere in town. We had the saffron room which came with a balcony which was great.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled as a couple
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lakecountryinn, Owner at Lake Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2015

Thanks so very much for staying with us and for your review. Our location is definitely one of our properties strong points. You really don't need to use your car after you check in. So after taking in a fantastic Lake Michigan sunset, it is just a short stroll back to your comfy room or to one of our great local hang outs.

Hope you can make it back soon. We are very pleased you enjoyed you visit.

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed here for 2 nights to chill. The Inn was beautiful and so clean. Lovely balcony with chairs and table we used to enjoy a few gins at sunset. Huge shower for 2 and 4 poster bed. The only downside was breakfast, bagels, yoghurt, coffee, juices available...would have loved some eggs or something more filling!
If youre wanting to stay in Buffalo def consider here!

Stayed: June 2015, travelled as a couple
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lakecountryinn, Owner at Lake Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2015

Thanks so much for staying with us and for your review. Now that summer has finally arrived, the porches and balconies are really starting to shine as great places to relax after a fun day at the New Buffalo beach. Hope you had a chance to catch one of the incredible SW Michigan sunsets!

For guest wanting a larger breakfast we usually recommend Jackie's Cafe or Rosie's. Both are just a short walk form the property. The blueberry french toast at Jackie's is out of this world--

Hope to see you again soon. Have great summer.

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