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Star Gate Motel

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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the owner”(11 reviews)
“clean rooms”(6 reviews)
“place to stay”(7 reviews)
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All reviewsthe ownerclean roomsplace to staywonderful placeevery morningminute drivehot coffeepriced righta great staygreat ownerssmall townfishing tripgas stationwithin walking distancewell taken carewould definitely stay here againjill
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cleanest motel we've ever stayed in! Excellent value. Excellent accommodations. Owners live on property and provide superb hospitality. They are knowledgeable about area attractions, dining and the surrounding community. We would strongly recommend the Star Gate, make it your Up North Home!

Thank Eniemeyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to head up north with visiting family at the last minute. Looking for any motel with a vacancy; we booked a couple rooms at the Star Gate in Indian River. When we arrived we were greeted by the owners who treated us like...More

Thank William R
Response from StarGateMotel, Owner at Star Gate MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you experienced what we like to refer as Star Gate Hospitality. Our current message on our sign board reads: "Home of Genuine Hospitality" and we take that claim to heart. Our housekeeping staff will be happy to hear that you specifically mentioned the...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I only planned on staying at the Star Gate Motel for one night, but I loved it so much I ended up staying for a whole week. My room was quaint and clean, and the rates were unbeatable. But what stood out most for me,...More

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Response from StarGateMotel, Owner at Star Gate MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

We work every day to provide Star Gate Hospitality. You're right, there is so much to explore around here. We're happy we were able to contribute positively to your travels and look forward to welcoming you again. John & Jill Breitbarth

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Our stay here was a great experience. This locally owned small town motel was very clean, comfortable, affordable and quiet. Be warned: This is NOT a modern Holiday Inn Express! This motel is outdated, but in a good way. We found it nostalgic, and wouldn't...More

Thank HillsofGR
Response from StarGateMotel, Owner at Star Gate MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

You're correct, we are not like a Holiday Inn Express. Nor do we attempt to be. Our guests come Up North to experience a more relaxed pace and seem to appreciate finding an older lodging like ours. We work to exceed guest expectations, so when...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay in Indian River with thanks to the owners John and Jill for always making our stay warm and welcoming! 20 minute drive to the highlands slopes for a fun winter getaway. Highly recommended!

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Response from StarGateMotel, Owner at Star Gate MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

We are ideally located in northern Michigan no matter your outdoor plans. And at significantly lower rates than nearby communities. We're happy you found our accommodations to be warm and welcoming for your winter visit. We hope to welcome you again. John & Jill Breitbarth

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We pride ourselves in being a true “mom-and-pop” establishment. Our business is our livelihood and we work every day to ensure our guests experience Star Gate Hospitality. From a genuine warm welcome, ...More impeccably clean and comfortable accommodations and fair rates, we personally do all we can to ensure a pleasant stay for each guest. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
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timmB4292ZL
30 March 2017|
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Response from StarGateMotel | Property representative |
We do not accommodate pets. Some lodgings in Indian River that do accommodate pets are: Northwoods Lodge and Brentwood Lodging.
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30 August 2014|
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To post rates on TripAdvisor, businesses must pay additional fees. Discounted rates are available before Father's Day and after Labor Day. Call us at (231) 238-7371 for the rate during your desired dates. There are pictures... More
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"Room 9 was great, with 3 beds and separate bedroom!"
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"Thee isn't a bad room at the place! You're really in the woods!"
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"It is an well kept old fashioned Northern Michigan motel - had such a great stay there. All rooms appeared to..."
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"all the rooms are the same and excellent for a couple with plenty of room when you have a lot of gear to keep..."
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