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The Hotel Frankfort

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Centered in Frankfort's historic Main Street, just two blocks from one of the most picturesque beaches of Lake Michigan, sits the historic Hotel Frankfort. Our 84 year old boutique hotel boasts 17 guest rooms, all with private baths, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units and each decorated with a unique theme. Our larger suites feature whirlpool tubs or sauna, two-story rooms, and even a fireplace - perfect for your spectacular Northern Michigan getaway! Feel like dining in? We have a full scale restaurant, dining room and bar along with corporate conference facilities, with gourmet catered meals available for gatherings of up to 200. Come let us serve you in style and experience all Northern Michigan has to offer. From biking, to fishing our famous Salmon runs, snow skiing, sailing, or experiencing a great meal at one of our many unique restaurants, or even just watching a gorgeous sunset - Frankfort is the perfect place to explore! Whatever your pleasure, you'll be charmed by The Hotel Frankfort's blend of old world graciousness, modern-day amenities and peerless personalized service.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
66Somewhat walkable
Grade: 66 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews no elevator historic hotel middle of town unique rooms main street continental breakfast in season yogurt old building short walk to the beach restaurant downstairs staff person dear friend private room different theme tv reception king bed
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Hotel Frankfort to be in area for dear friend’s funeral. Hotel was very comfortable and clean. Hotel is historic and each room is different. Beds are very comfortable. We had chosen Room on 1st floor with king bed which was larger than some...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank puppysmiles
Response from Judy R, Owner at The Hotel FrankfortResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, new tv's for every room (larger and attached to the walls) are our winter project. Additional electrical plugs are something we want but that this old building resists. We are working on this, however. :) Your compliments have...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

This hotel was recommended to us by Michigan acquaintances. I also looked into it through Trip Advisor reviews and comments. What a disappointment--no a failure to provide usual hostelry is more to the point. I guess early October is off season in Frankfort but that...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank freeskiier
Response from Judy R, Owner at The Hotel FrankfortResponded 29 October 2018

Oh my goodness, what happened? Did you talk to any of our staff during your stay? It's hard to know how to respond with no details. This certainly is not our norm. October is a very busy month for us and is not off season....More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

We decided to go up north for a night to see the fall colors and visit Lake Michigan. The hotel was quaint on the scale of a B&B, built originally in the 1860's as a guesthouse for the lumber industry. It is modernized has a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Pam I
Response from Judy R, Owner at The Hotel FrankfortResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for your respectful review. We are a boutique hotel with 17 rooms and often hear that we have the feel of a Bed and Breakfast. We offer coffee, tea, bottled juices and some snacks such as yogurt, hard-boiled eggs, fruit cups, instant oatmeal,...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

My husband was hesitant about staying in this small old hotel, but our experience was very comfortable. Everything was very clean and, important to him, the TV reception and WiFi were great. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We were there Oct 5 and 6...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank D7743MJjanes
Response from Tami S, Manager at The Hotel FrankfortResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to your next stay with us.

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Great little hotel in Frankfort Michigan. Very old but has been redone. VERY CLEAN. We had a very nice room that was great to stay in. Our only recommendation is to bring a power strip with you. A hotel this old wasn't wired for all...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank L4858OPjacks
Response from Judy R, Owner at The Hotel FrankfortResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Oh yes, this 86 year old building never anticipated our modern lives. We do have extension cords and power strips available on request. Your compliments were passed to the Chef. We look forward to your next stay with us!

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Unfortunately we do not allow pets because of the restaurant.
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Hello Judy, Yes, I do see six (6) potential rooms. Please call us at 231-352-8090 and I can describe the rooms to best suit your needs. Sincerely, Judy Remmert, Front Desk
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"Ask about the bathrooms."
freeskiier
25 Oct 2018
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"Room with a view are at a higher cost as always"
96pami
19 Oct 2018
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"there is a "log cabin" style room - looked awesome"
LoveLakeoftheWoods
23 Sep 2018
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"Room 104 is very nice, queen sized bed and jet tub"
andrewyoung1966
4 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$74 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
betsie bay hotel frankfortbetsie bay frankfort
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Sleeping Bear Inn
LOCATION
United StatesMichiganFrankfort
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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