Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a paradise for campers, especially those who relish experiencing the untamed backcountry. But if you’re the type who values creature comforts, there are plenty of hotels in Upper Peninsula you can check out. Here are our picks for the top hotels in Upper Peninsula.
Hampton Inn Sault Ste Marie
Sault Ste Marie
Hampton Inn Sault Ste Marie is a convenient hotel for leisure travelers, business travelers, and families alike. It has a central location in Sault Ste Marie’s historic downtown and is close to the famous Soo Locks. If you’re traveling on business, you can have a well-lit, ergonomic workspace in your room with high-speed Wi-Fi access. The hotel also has a business center with meeting rooms. If you’re traveling with small children, the hotel provides cribs, playpens, and high chairs for your little one. The hotel offers hot breakfast, as well as breakfast bags for guests on the go. Other amenities include a gym, an indoor pool, a convenience store, and laundry service.
Sault Ste Marie
Mid-City Motel is a no-frills motel—ideal if all you’re looking for is a place to sleep after the day’s adventure. The hotel’s amenities are basic but adequate: TV set with cable channels, personal fridge, and microwave. You can choose to stay in a room with a double bed or a queen-sized bed. Rooms with full bathtubs are available as well. The motel additionally provides free coffee and free ice, as well as complimentary passes and shuttle service to nearby Kewadin Casinos.
Holiday Inn Express Munising-Lakeview
Holiday Inn Express Munising-Lakeview is a great hotel to consider if you want to end your day relaxing in comfort. The hotel has spacious rooms furnished with queen-sized beds and sleeper couches. Cribs and kiddie cots are available if you’re traveling with kids. Each room has a mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker, and tea and coffee supplies are provided. There’s also a flat-screen TV with cable and satellite channels in each room, along with a DVD player and Wi-Fi access. If you need to work, there’s a separate workspace available as well. The hotel additionally has a business center with a meeting room, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Breakfast is available as well. Select rooms have private balconies overlooking Lake Superior.
Pictured Rocks Bed and Breakfast
Pictured Rocks Bed and Breakfast is a cozy B&B right on the shore of Lake Superior. It has only two bedrooms, and both bedrooms have panoramic views of the lake. Both bedrooms have bathrooms with a separate shower and bathtub, Wi-Fi access, and flat-screen TV with Direct TV service. The only difference between these bedrooms is size and number of beds. Chapel Rock Room has a queen and a twin, while Grand Portal Room is bigger and has one king-sized bed. You’ll have access to a modern kitchen and a living area in the B&B, and there’s a wraparound deck that leads directly to the beach. If you’re staying there as a big group, you have the option to rent the adjacent Miners Castle Suite, a vacation home rental as well. The hosts serve continental breakfast daily.
Rippling River Resort
Rippling River Resort allows you to get as close to nature as camping would, but without giving up your creature comforts. This campground has fully furnished luxury cabins where you can sleep in a separate room with a queen bed and enjoy the use of a private bathroom. These luxury cabins also have kitchenettes and areas for bunk beds. You’ll also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access in these cabins. If you don’t mind roughing it a little, the resort has rustic cabins with open layouts and only the bare necessities. These rustic cabins don’t have their own bathrooms, though, although they’re a short walk away from the bathhouse. The resort is on the banks of Carp River and the base of Marquette Mountain; this location gives you access to a variety of opportunities for outdoor adventure all year-round.
Staybridge Suites Marquette
Staybridge Suites in downtown Marquette is a luxury hotel designed for long-term stays. Its suites have separate bedrooms and living areas, as well as workspaces and kitchenettes. There’s satellite and cable TV in each suite, along with high-speed Wi-Fi access and video rental service. The kitchenette has all the essential equipment for cooking your own food. A breakfast buffet is also available every morning at the hotel’s patio. If you’re in Marquette on business, Staybridge has a business center with meeting rooms. In addition, the hotel has a self-service laundry facility.
Lincoln Host Motor Inn
Lincoln Host Motor Inn is a basic hotel near downtown Escanaba. This hotel offers three types of accommodations: a standard room for couples, a double room with two double beds, and a king suite with a king-sized bed and a queen-sized sofa sleeper. Each room has a small kitchen with microwave, personal fridge, and coffee maker, along with Wi-Fi access. Free-flowing coffee and tea are available in the motel’s lobby. The motel also provides shuttle service to the casinos in the area for a minimal charge. The wilderness and relative isolation of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula attracts campers, especially those who want to experience its backcountry. But if you don’t want to rough it, there are plenty of hotels in Upper Peninsula that can suit your needs perfectly