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Recent West Central reviews

  • The Perfect Getaway

    "We rented the cottage for three days in October to relax and it was everything we expected and more! Between the overview on this site and the email conversations with Bethany, we were completely satisfied with our experience! It was immediately evident that the cottage was cared for. Everything was clean and looked fresh, even though we know guests had left not long before we got there. The amount of care that went into making the guest experience great was amazing - there was nothing we looked for that we couldn't find! The accurate description of the cottage proves the attention to detail that the owners have, and the binders and other area info on the tables were more than sufficient to fill a week's worth of time, let alone three short days. The bedrooms were immaculate, and our son enjoyed sleeping in a bunk bed! We knew the cottage came equipped with a crib and high chair, which gave us more room in the SUV for other fun stuff! Maybe the best part of the trip was simply sitting in the chair facing the lake with the fireplace going just staring at the colors and the silent tranquility absent from our daily lives... We drew a bit of bad luck on the weather, as it rained almost the entire time we were there, but that didn't stop us from exploring the area. The fall colors were absolutely beautiful and we drove through several Amish villages during our day trips. Everyone was so friendly and helpful... we really didn't want to go home! We had dinner Monday night down the street at Antler's, and the "build your own mac-n-cheese" coupled with a Michigan-brewed beer hit the spot! Wednesday night included a stop at the Corner Sweet Shop for sandwiches and ice cream, but otherwise we ate our meals in the cottage. There is a grocery store extremely close for most everything you need, and you can find a Meijer, Walmart, and other stores in Big Rapids, which is less than a half hour away. The cottage is fully-equipped to handle any meal regardless of size. There isn't enough room here to describe all the positives with renting this cottage, but the icing on the cake was the attentiveness of Bethany! We really appreciate how pleasant and helpful she was, even answering a question by email during our stay! We would most certainly recommend the cottage for anyone looking for a beautiful view from a place that has everything you need, while having more than enough activities to keep everyone as busy as they want to be! We'll be back!"
    Guest: Cortney and Joe Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 21, 2014
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  • Another Excellent Vacation on 2nd Street

    "This is the second time my family and I have stayed at this home. Both times we have found the home to be very clean, organized and had everything one would need for a family vacation. The fire pit saw significant use and even the grill was fired up once. The home is near the end of a street, which means relative peace and quiet during the evening. The walk is a little longer to downtown or the beach, due to its location, but not a significant detriment to anyone who doesn't mind walking. The inclusions of a washer/dryer as well as a wi-fi connection was nice as well. The allowance of a dog has always been a major plus for us as we like traveling with our Labrador. The price is right and we look forward to visiting again in 2015. Thanks again for another wonderful vacation in Pentwater."
    Guest: Chris Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 2014
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  • For 2 weeks we are in heaven:-)

    "Our family has been renting Pine Lodge for 11 years, we have nothing but rave reviews for the cottage and it’s owners Jim and Kathy! We enjoy our summers so much that we even rented the cottage for 4 days in 2011 to celebrate Thanksgiving, staying through that weekend. Our family of 4, our extended family (2 brothers and their families), cousins from IN, and friends from St. Louis have enjoyed the cottage. A cousin made the trek from NY this past summer based on our review of Grand Haven and Pine Lodge! The owners have been nothing but accommodating, friendly and respectful of our family vacation. The cottage is the total package - can't think of anything it is missing. On the rare occasion that we have had any problems (we can only remember twice) they have addressed them immediately. The neighbors are all fabulous; we’ve been invited to parties at their homes including an impromptu visit at one of the cottages after enjoying one of the beautiful GH sunsets. We can’t say enough good things about Pine Lodge, its owners and GH in general. It is a great family vacation made better by our renting of Pine Lodge each summer. We look forward to seeing all of the updates that have been made to the cottage each summer and the newest hot spots suggested on the greeting sheet. There are many cottage owners who do not put money back into their cottages, just collect the rent. Jim and Kathy make improvements each year that we have rented. In general – we are in heaven when we are in GH, staying at Pine Lodge. Our grown children still enjoy and look forward to coming - even if only for a long weekend, they feel it is worth it! We are looking forward to the point when they have families who will join in the fun. Thank you to Jim and Kathy for providing such a great house for us to enjoy."
    Guest: Murphy Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 9, 2014
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  • Hall Family Vacation

    "Our family spent a week at Golden Sands and we have already booked for next year. The house was perfect and gave us plenty of space. We love the location because it is central to the dunes, trails, Hart and Pentwater. The golf course is very well kept. We enjoyed many rounds of golf as part of the rental package. We even extended our stay in the area so we could participate in the annual Glow Bash - what a great time. The clubhouse at the course is cozy and serves great food and drinks. Even if you don't stay at the house you should check out the clubhouse and course - well worth it. The best part of they stay for us was meeting new friends. We can't say enough about Bill, Alicia, Will, Drew, Alley, Izzy and Mulligan. They are a great family and wonderful hosts. We can't wait to visit again."
    Guest: Rhonda H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
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