Best Places to Stay in Michigan 2012 Finalists

You have placed your votes for the best places to stay in Michigan for the 2012 Best of Michigan awards. You have picked  from the categories below and told us your favorite hotels, resorts and bed and breakfast spots.  Winners announced June 25, 2012.


 The Categories:

Best Hotel in Michigan: We want to hear about the hotel that went above and beyond expectations to make you comfortable, or the hotel that always offers immaculate rooms and friendly service. Tell us where you prefer to stay when you roll into town.

  • Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids
  • Bell Tower Hotel, Ann Arbor
  • DoubleTree by Hilton, Holland
  • Drummond Island Hotel, Drummond Island
  • Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island
  • Inn at Bay Harbor, Petoskey
  • Landmark Hotel, Marquette
  • Main St Inn & Suites, Mackinac Island
  • Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa at Boyne Mountain
  • Murray Hotel – Mackinaw Island
  • The Henry Autograph Collection, Dearborn

Best Michigan Resort for Families: A family oriented resort offers a little something for every member of the family. If you know of a great resort offering family-friendly amenities and exceptional service, give them a nod in this category.

  • Bavarian Inn, Frankenmuth
  • Boyne Mountain Resort
  • Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City
  • Ramsey Island Lodge
  • Shanty Creek Resort
  • The Homestead a Glen Arbor
  • Zehnders Splash Village

Most Kid-Friendly Resort: Not every resort will allow your little one to drip through the hallway after visiting the pool or open up a table for the entire family to eat dinner on a busy night. It takes a special resort to accommodate the littlest members of the family…and you should tell the world about that one resort that always does this so well!

  • Bavarian Inn Frankenmuth
  • Boyne Mountain Resort
  • Crystal Mountain Resort
  • Happy Rock Resort
  • Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island
  • Papin’s Resort Drummond Island
  • The Homestead at Glen Arbor
  • Zehnders Splash Village

Best Luxury Hotel: Which Michigan hotel makes you feel like a celebrity? Where do you go when you want to be pampered? Vote for the luxury hotel that you consider the best of Michigan.

  • Drummond Island Resort & Conference Center
  • Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island
  • Hotel Iroquois
  • Inn at Bay Harbor
  • Inn at St. Johns
  • Landmark Inn, Marquette
  • The Inn at Bay Harbor

Best Budget Hotel: Not everyone has the budget of a celebrity. Where do you stay when you need to count your pennies?

  • Best Western St Ignace
  • Comfort Suites, Stevensville
  • Drummond Island Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express, Grandville

Best Bed and Breakfast: The best bed and breakfast in Michigan should be cozy and personal. It should make you feel like you are at home while away from home. Tell us the best bed and breakfast you have visited in Michigan so far!

  • Applesauce Inn, Bellaire
  • Bayview Mackinac Island
  • Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn
  • Grey Hare Inn, Old Mission Peninsula
  • Metivier Inn, Mackinac Island
  • South Cliff Inn, St. Joseph

Winners have been announced in our current issue!  Click here to see who won!


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