Nestled under a wooded canopy, the Starlite Resort (formerly the Timberline Motel & Suites) near Saugatuck provides a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of Lake Michigan’s premier resort town. Renovated in 2014, the 29-room motel offers essential accommodations, reminiscent of the motor inns that sprang up in the 1950s along Michigan's roadways. Each of our professionally designed rooms offer all the comforts of home: wireless internet, flat screen TVs, microwave, refrigerator, coffee makers and free continental breakfast! Once outside, guests have a variety of pleasurable options to wile away their days and nights. The centerpiece of the outdoor experience is an expansive heated pool and a separate hot tub. Relax by the pool or work outdoors as our Wifi reaches this area. A large picnic area beckons guests who might prefer dining outdoors. Those who seek more recreational lodging are not forgotten. The motel sets aside areas for volleyball and horseshoes.
Beyond the motel property, a myriad of activities abound—from a hike at Saugatuck Dunes State Park along Lake Michigan to an excursion among the specialty shops, art galleries, and eateries to be found in nearby Saugatuck and Douglas. World class Oval Beach is a short 10 minute drive and there are a myriad of Dining options. Need recommendations or help getting into a restaurant? Our staff is there to help! The Starlite Resort offers guests a home-away-from-home in a secluded, wooded, and relaxed setting.