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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Northwest reviews

  • Lovely Experience

    "Absolutely wonderful stay. We drank coffee (and mimosas!) on the deck looking out over Lake Michigan in the morning, canoed in the afternoon, built a campfire and cooked dinner near the beach in the evening. So much peace to be had here. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the gorgeous property, or our host, Jerry (Cathy was away when we visited, but she was very prompt with replies and, warm and friendly when conversing with me through e-mail). Jerry even let us use their house phone to make dinner reservations when we couldn't get cellular service. There are neighbors, but also a lot of privacy thanks to the trees and layout of the land, location of the deck and of the cottage. Plenty of nearby hiking, and if you need a store or restaurant, the hub of the island is about a 20 minute drive. The cottage is very cozy; if you are not coming alone, I would make sure you really like the person you are coming with! Fortunately I visited with my husband so it worked out ;) We both very highly recommend staying here, and will almost certainly be back. Hopefully sooner than later!"
    Guest: Whispah Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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  • Perfect Lake Vacation

    "The condo was perfect for a relaxed group-vacation getaway. The condo is well-equipped for a group (we were 8 adults in town for a wedding) and there was plenty of space to get ready, hang out, cook meals, etc. We especially appreciated the three bathrooms and two floors - just in terms of coordinating group outings. The kitchen was equipped with all the basics you'd need to feed 8 hungry people, and the beach supplies made it so easy just to run down for an hour or two in the morning. We loved that the space was set up for use (not just for looks, but it was also pretty cute), so that we could really just relax. I will also note (and the owner did make sure I realized!) that two of the bedrooms have twin/trundle beds - this was actually a "plus" for our mixed group of singles/couples! The development was full of families and other groups of adults. Everyone we encountered was very nice and respectful - people seemed to be there to relax and have fun, but we had no issues with noise at all. The location was a 2-minute drive to the grocery store and some cute bars/restaurants, and very close to the famous dunes as well. As other commenters noted, the location and the view are lovely! We spent our days on the beach before wedding errands and our evenings drinking wine on the balcony. Lake Michigan is beautiful - clear water, sandy beaches, even a sailboat or two. The owner was very easy to communicate with and very nice about answering questions. Thank you so much for the great vacation!!! If I'm lucky enough to be back in Glen Arbor, I would love to stay again :)"
    Guest: Lake Vacationer Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Wonderful location!

    "Lovely location on Silver lake! We had never been to Northeast Michigan before, so this was the perfect first experience. The cottage is in close proximity to Traverse City, which in itself, is cool! But we were able to comfortable house 5 of us for the week. Home is well cared for with all the amenities you would need for a week away. Ken is an exemplary host and treated the kids and I like extended family! We rented the pontoon boat that is made available, it really made the experience that much more enjoyable! Highly recommend the home and the area to anyone looking for a family friendly, lake side family vacation!"
    Guest: Ladyprez Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 26, 2014
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  • Very nice

    "We were at Glen Lake Cottages in August, continuing a family tradition of many years. This year the bike/walking path between Empire and Glen Arbor was up and available, right across the road and easily accessible. We hope next year to get three generations together as one of the little ones who has grown up vacationing here now has a little one of her own."
    Guest: Sue from WI Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: November 21, 2014
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