Historical Inns, Hotels, and Restaurants

Historical inns, hotels, and restaurants that are HSM Member Businesses are listed below with direct connections to their website.

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Chamberlins-Ole-Forest-InnChamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn

Curtis, Michigan

This dwelling was built circa 1890 by a railroad company to serve as a passenger hotel near the Curtis train station. Today, this lakeside country inn with its beautiful 10-foot stone fireplace, open stairway, and rich woodwork continues to embrace travelers with warmth, comfortable lodging, casual fine dining, and stunning views.

Cocoa Cottage Bed & Breakfast

Whitehall, Michigan

Relax and indulge at the Cocoa Cottage Bed and Breakfast, an authentically restored 1912 Arts and Crafts bungalow nestled minutes away from the white sand beaches of Lake Michigan. The inn features a variety of chocolate treats for guests and offers four guest rooms, each named after a prominent chocolatier.

Colonial House InnColonial House Inn

Saint Ignace, Michigan

The Colonial House was built as a residence by the Chambers family, who emigrated from Ireland. Part of the family settled on Mackinac Island and, to this day, run Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. The Colonial House is an example of Colonial Revival architecture. In many places, you can still see the square nails. Today, the building is run as a bed and breakfast with many antique furnishings and views of Moran Bay on Lake Huron.

J. Paules Fenn Inn

Fennville, Michigan

The J. Paules Fenn Inn provides a journey to the past in Southwestern Michigan. The Fenn House was built at the turn of the twentieth century and restored in the 1980s. Today, the inn provides several guest rooms with private baths, full breakfasts, and a convenient location near Saugatuck and Holland.


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