The Maplewood Hotel in
Saugatuck, Michigan, with its log fires, relaxed atmosphere and well-appointed
stylish furnishings is a welcome alternative to the anonymous urban hotel. It
is a civilized retreat for those looking for a restful break. This three-story
Greek Revival Michigan bed and breakfast is peacefully located in downtown
Saugatuck adjacent to the town common. Built in the 1860’s during the lumber
era, the building was transformed into a “grand hotel” in 1923 and has served as
a luxury European-style boutique hotel most of its 135-year history.
A thoughtful mix of old and
new is the distinguishing feature of this very popular Saugatuck Bed and
Breakfast. The hotel has been furnished to reflect its era with well-polished
antiques, fresh flowers, pretty chintzes and crisp table linens. The sense of
old world charm has been well preserved throughout by the careful choice of
vintage wallpapers, textured fabrics and art pieces. Log fires and comfortable
sofas create a cozy atmosphere in the public rooms where guests gather to
The pleasantly appointed guest
rooms vary in size while blending the charm of the past with some modern décor.
The individually designed rooms combine style with comfort and benefit from
private baths, crisp bed linens, fluffy towels, hair dryers, televisions, a DVD
library and luxury soaps. Many have
fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs.
Life at the Maplewood Hotel
begins at breakfast. Delicious freshly cooked breakfasts are served daily at
9:00 a.m. in the inn’s dining room.
Guests may also enjoy breakfast on the hotel’s expansive sun porch
overlooking the village green framed by mature pine trees and colorful flower
The atmosphere at The
Maplewood Hotel is sunny with flowers in the spring and summer and cozy with
fires in the fall and winter. The Inn’s lap pool is available during the warm
weather. It offers a professional yet relaxed environment for both business and
social travelers and provides business organizations with ideal surroundings in
which to hold private meetings.
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