West Michigan Lodging Guide

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West Michigan Lodging Guide -- Where to Stay

Here, in our West Michigan Lodging Guide, we provide you with a directory of hotels, motels, resorts, cottages, and bed & breakfasts from which to choose. Some are just right for families, and others are perfect for a romantic getaway.

Types of Lodging

Where you stay for the night can make or break your vacation, and even though you may not spend a lot of time in your room, you still want a good night’s sleep. The businesses included in our West Michigan Lodging Guide are promised to be clean, comfortable, and affordable.

Hotels & Motels

Hotels and motels are available in towns throughout West Michigan. Wherever you travel, hotels and motels are convenient, and many offer guest perks and travel discounts! Hotels and motels offer extra amenities, such as complimentary coffee or breakfast, swimming pools, air conditioning, and very comfortable beds!  

View our Hotels & Motels Directory.

Bed & Breakfasts

When you stay at a charming bed and breakfast, it will likely be in a lovely turn-of-the-century home. Bed and Breakfast innkeepers will give you special attention and make you feel at home. Delicious breakfasts and one-of-a-kind bedrooms will make your stay memorable, and  some rooms include private baths, and fireplaces for an extra-comfortable and cozy experience. 

View our Bed & Breakfasts Directory.

Resorts, Cottages, and Vacation Rentals

When you stay in a cottage or vacation rental, you’ll enjoy amenities including full kitchens. Having a place all to yourself is a relaxing vacation. Choose from cabins, cottages, apartments, condominiums, and home rentals, all completely furnished to make your stay comfortable, carefree, and budget friendly. 

View our Resorts, Cottages, and Vacation Rentals Directory.

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Ludington is a top vacation destination and Ludington Pier House Motel makes your stay here even more enjoyable. Their reputation is well known for staff friendliness, clean, comfortable rooms and the best location in town, right across from Stearns Park. This motel is a family-owned business with employees who take pride in catering to the needs of each and every guest.

All cottages are air-conditioned, have a picnic table, charcoal grill, dishes, cooking utensils, blankets, and pillows (Guests supply sheets, pillow cases, and bath/kitchen towels). All cottage kitchens have electric range/oven, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and electric coffee maker. A fire pit is available near the lake, as well as a sandbox for children. Experience excellent swimming, boating, and fishing on Hamlin Lake.

You have many lodging choices when you visit beautiful Ludington, Michigan. You want a nice clean room, friendly service, and close access to all that Ludington has to offer. The newly renovated Avenue Motel may be what you're looking for. Unlike the larger hotels and motels, Avenue Motel has just eight rooms, so you'll get personal attention and exceptional service.

The Vista Villa Motel has operated in Ludington for more than 59 years. Steve and Rita Horowski are third-generation owners/operators of this very clean, quiet motel. They offer 40 spacious rooms of many types, from queen, king, and even whirlpool rooms. Call for more information. Rooms include free local/long distance calls, refrigerator, cable TV with HBO and ESPN, and free wifi.

This summer, bring your family to Cabin Fever Round Lake Resort in beautiful West Michigan. Set within 500 acres in the Manistee National Forest, we specialize in relaxing family vacations and a great camping experience. Our rustic and cozy log cabins sleep 2-15 and feature all basic amenities or bring your own rig/tent. Enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing on Round Lake.

Lodging by Destination...

Discover places to stay by visiting the lodging page for a specific town.

Ludington Area Lodging

Ludington Area Lodging — Ludington is the home port for the S.S. Badger car ferry, and a popular harbor town for vacations. Don’t miss seeing the Ludington State Park, voted best in the Midwest!

Hamlin Lake Area Lodging — If your idea of the perfect vacation is by the lake, be sure to visit Hamlin Lake, and enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and more!

Scottville Area Lodging — Scottville is a small, rural town along the Pere Marquette River, and is best known for the Scottville Clown Band, and the West Michigan Old Engine Club events.

Pere Marquette River Area Lodging — After canoeing the scenic Pere Marquette River, or fishing for a trophy steelhead, find rest at a place to stay along the river.

Oceana County Lodging

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area Lodging — The Silver Lake Sand Dunes is a favorite vacation spot for dune rides, watersports, and more!

Pentwater Area Lodging — While visiting the quaint village of Pentwater along Lake Michigan, be sure to stay awhile at a nice little spot in town, or find more lodging options nearby.

Manistee County Lodging

Manistee Area Lodging — Manistee is a unique Victorian Port City located along the Manistee River. Be sure to enjoy the riverwalk, and an abundance of natural areas to visit.

Wedding & Special Occasion Lodging

West Michigan Wedding & Event Lodging — West Michigan has a variety of lodging options to make your wedding guests comfortable. These hotels, motels, resorts, vacations rentals, and bed and breakfasts will meet your needs for special occasions.

Camping Options

Campgrounds in West Michigan — There’s nothing like a night under the stars, or gathering around the campfire with family and friends, and West Michigan is home to some of the best campgrounds. Find one here.

With so many visitors seeking lodging in West Michigan, it’s a good thing that there are enough places to stay for everyone!

Be sure to reserve your vacation rental early in the peak summer season, or you may find limited availability for the type of lodging you prefer, in the town you plan to visit.