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'HOT SHOT LODGE' Cape Cod Directly on 'The Little Manistee River'

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7-11)

The HOT SHOT LODGE is located in the Heart of the Manistee National Forest, DIRECTLY ON 'The Little Manistee River'.


* 18 Steps to the River

* 18 Miles to Lake Michigan

* 18 Miles to Historic Manistee

* 18 Miles to the Casino

* 3 Miles to the 'Big M Trail Headquarters'

* Access to groomed snowmobile trails

* 6 Local championship golf courses

The Main Living Area is an OPEN FLOOR PLAN that is comfortably furnished. There are 3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms and will sleep 11.

We have been a VRBO Member since 2007 owning & renting The Hot Shot Lodge in Manistee, Michigan. We operate a 5 Star Business that we are proud of. Please read our reviews that demonstrate our Business Integrity.

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************* ENJOY YOURSELF - Its A FUN Place ************

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Bob Kurkewicz
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017


Manistee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Porta-crib with attachable tent cover and changing table, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Property has Private Dock ON THE RIVER, Six Fun Float Tubes for River Floating are available to use for FREE. Property also has outdoor Firepit with supply of FREE WOOD. Please Donate to the campfire wood fund - wood is expensive!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

'HOT SHOT LODGE' Cape Cod Directly on 'The Little Manistee River'
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

Already planning our next trip to the lodge!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent Labor Day weekend with our adult children, most of our grands, and two dogs and never felt crowded. The younger children enjoyed playing in the sandy area next to the deck or running through the trees while the big kids fished. We all enjoyed the outdoor space weather it was sitting on the deck or the deck overlooking the river. Our last night there, we cooked pizza and amores in the fire pit. Owners are great to work with also. Cant wait for our next trip! Thanks. Cara and Shane and family.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently stayed in the Hot Shot Lodge for a long weekend in the middle of September. The house was everything we could have asked for and more, and the hosts were unbelievable and left us everything we needed to help us focus on relaxing and enjoying the weekend. The property is a perfect location, with easy access and nice sturdy stairs down to the river overlook and river dock. We had a fire in the fire pit every night with more than enough firewood to sustain hundreds of fires. The house itself was as cozy as could be and we truly felt right at home as soon as we walked in.

Although it was just the two of us and our little Boston Terrier, this place would be also be perfect for a larger group of friends. There was a lot of space, a big back deck overlooking the river and even a screened in party porch with a TV that would be perfect in the middle of summer to play games or cards on buggy nights. I know we are definitely looking to get a group of close friends and come back soon.

This place will not disappoint!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Hot Shot Lodge is everything and more that you can imagine. Extremely peaceful, yet close to all that Northern Michigan has to offer. Little Manistee River is your back yard with decking and steps all the way down. There is even a small landing dock with pool stairs to get in and out of the river if a swim is desired. Exceptionally clean and all the conveniences of home. Lots of sleeping arrangements and plenty of furniture for TV watching or large crowds. Owner has the lodge stocked with many essentials such as a wide variety of spices, paper products, laundry detergent, soaps, and more. Basically just take your personals, everything else is there! Also on location is a nice variety of puzzles, boards games, and child themed VHS movies. No DVD movies, however there is a player for such (Blu Ray). We went prepared with our favorite DVD's for evening nights and it was very relaxing after a long day. You will not be sorry with your stay at Hot Shot Lodge. We plan to return next year for another stay. Owners are awesome and they make your booking very easy and answer any questions in a timely manner prior to your arrival. You will love it!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The listing description was very accurate! Calm, beautiful, and most importantly, relaxing. The place as well as the customer service exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend staying here! Made a great get away to eat, relax and catch up with family.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

WOW! The "Hot Shot Lodge" is awesome! It was peaceful and quite, but close enough for everyone to do their own thing! We celebrated my birthday while we were there and I must say it was pretty special this year! Thank -you Bob and Sue for the wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marlette, MI

Great first trout fishing trip

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay!!! Washer/dryer, full kitchen with all the supplies to make a great dinner. Right off the river. Nice deck with screened in porch. Air conditioning in 2 bedrooms and in the living room. Great for large or small families. We liked it so much we are going back in October 2014 and again July 2015!!! Close to Manistee, rivers for fly fishing!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for your kind review Katie. My Wife and Myself TRY HARD to make every ones stay as pleasant as possible. Bob
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Car: necessary

Come experience the FINEST FISHING in the State for Trout,Steelhead,and Salmon.


Rates & Availability

Manistee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

>>>>>> EACH ADDITIONAL NIGHT Beyond The minimum 3 Nights will Cost $135 per night<<<<<<<
$50 Down Payment Required to Reserve Your Requested Dates. Please use VRBO Website for all Correspondence.
Please mail Deposits and Payments in the form of a Check or Money Order to Bob Kurkewicz at 8799 Coyle Drive, Pinckney, Michigan 48169

PAY-PAL is another payment option and is subject to a 5% Surcharge. Call or E-Mail Bob for Details!

If You have to Cancel All of Your Payments will be Refunded IN FULL


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