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Great view of Lake Superior and only 3 mins to downtown Marquette!

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

The Rock Cut Cabin is a small air conditioned 2 bedroom cabin that overlooks Lake Superior about 2 miles South of Marquette on highway US-41. It is nestled between two rock outcroppings and has a great view of Lake Superior. Just across the highway is a bike path that will lead you to Marquette beaches and around town on a paved pathway. In the winter the pathway turns into a snowmobile route that connects to the major area trails. Great stone fireplace in living room with firewood provided. Marquette Mountain ski area 5 minutes away, city of Marquette 3 minutes away, Northern Michigan University and Marquette General Medical Facility are 10 minutes away. Kitchen is equipped with all cooking utensils. Linens and towels provided. Hiking close by. Nice restaurants and shopping in Marquette. Includes charcoal grill.


More Details

Tom Shaw
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a charming cabin! It is directly across from Lake Superior - imagine waking up and looking out the window to a spectacular clear lake view. It is close to Marquette, nothing is more than a few minutes away. Everything we needed was there. The cabin is clean and comfortable, with plenty of space for us to relax and unwind. The owners are friendly and it was a pleasure to do business with them. We are already making plans to go back next year!
Aug 2008
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Marquette Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin over full bunk bed in 2nd bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
small garage for working on bikes, ski's, or a snowmobile


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

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Great view of Lake Superior and only 3 mins to downtown Marquette!
average rating of 4.58 based on 51 reviews

Fantastic experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over new years and had a wonderful stay. The weather was was frigid outside but it was cozy inside. Wonderful view of the lake and close enough to town you can get a cab if needed. Very clean, and the owners were very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time.

  • 5 of 5

We have been to the Rock Cut Cabin many times. Always great. Thanks Tom for the improvements you made. The new appliances and cabinets look great.

Scott and Jonie Tarkleson

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rock Cut Cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very comfortable. The view was spectacular and only got better with the snow! Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home :)


  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very pleasant small home just on the outside edge of town.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful hiking and four wheeling in the area, plus great eating and shopping. Lots of historical sites and museums, too. I’d go back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Needs attention to musty smell

  • 1 of 5

As a previous reviewer stated, the cabin is old and very musty. The owners have updated the kitchen with counters and cabinets, but need to work out a solution for the ventilation issue because it was not pleasant. The towels provided also smelled musty; not sure if they had been left in a washer overnight or absorbed the smell from being in a closed, musty cabinet. I saw several cobwebs along the ceiling and in the 2nd bedroom. A cleaning crew following a checklist would have easily found these things.

The internet was functional; we did not use the tv during our stay.

The cabin can accommodate 4 people and has a pullout couch in the living room if needed.

Beautiful views of Lake Superior

My suggestion is to focus on a good deep cleaning and resolve the musty smell (which dates back to a negative review in 2014)

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, beautiful, cabin with a view!

  • 5 of 5

Been staying here for spring break for the past 4 years. Small and quaint cabin with nice updates. The view of Superior and fireplace are our favorite parts of the cabin. Also a plus is the paved bike trail located across the highway that takes you into town. We have always stayed here in early spring. I would imagine this place would be totally awesome in summer. Owners are great!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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