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Harriet's House & Island Suites

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

This is the third time I've stayed at Harriet's House in 4 years. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Denny and Linda are very nice. The best part however is the golf cart that comes with your room, it's yours for your stay, and is so much fun. So enjoyed driving it around and feeling the wind while looking at... More 

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Leechburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2013

I have been staying at Harriet's House for years. Usually my girlfriends and I rent the house and are always very happy with our experience. I just returned from a short get away to PIB. I stayed in the basement bungalow and was equally pleased. I have nothing bad to say about any of my visits to PIB and Harriet's... More 

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Parma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012

My 1st experience staying at Harriet's House was in August 2012 & it was nothing short of WONDERFUL! We were a party of "6" for a one-night stay & thanks to some good research of properties to stay on Put-in-Bay, I must give the credit to my sister for finding this place. We were promptly taken care of upon arrival... More 

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Waterford, Michigan, United States
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Wow, we've stayed @ Harriet House 3 straight years now, and loved every minute of it! Just a block from the strip, and right next door to 3 great swim-up pool bars . We're a bunch of fun-loving, middle-age couples, who party-hearty. But we're not quite as crazy as some of the college crowd, who drink until sick or passed... More 

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Thank Joe S
Clinton Township, Michigan
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

This was our second year in a row staying at Harriet's House and we plan to do it again next year. It has become a family tradition and we would not think of staying any place else. Denny & Linda are very kind people and very much care that you have a good, clean and safe stay while respecting your... More 

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Thank LisaBerg
Clarkston, Michigan
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Reviewed 22 August 2012

Harriiets's House is the place to stay if you are looking for a good, clean, safe place to stay that is well staffed and well cared for. It's not for the bachelor party where anything goes. The owners take care and pride in their property and it show's. They respect your privacy and provide good service while making sure no... More 

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Thank wizzybeth
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2012

We stayed at Harriet's House on Put In Bay for the first time this week and definitely will make a return trip. The rooms are exceptional, with every amenity you can imagine. Walking distance to the restaurants, bars and shopping on Delaware Ave. A short walk and enjoy an afternoon at Heineman's Winery or explore Perry's Cave., Need a golf... More 

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1 Thank delarbar
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

We stayed at Harriet's House for a little 3 day getaway July 15-17th. The property is very well maintained and clean. There were 5 of us that stayed and the little house was perfect! I read all these reviews and was worried about the owners as some warned. Well let me tell you nobody in our group had any issues... More 

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

We stayed here for 5 nights in a townhouse with another family We all had a wonderful time and will hopefully stay again next year.The accommodations were immaculate, spacious and close to everything.Denny and Linda were wonderful hosts,not at all lintrusive,and are obviously devoted to keeping their property top notch! Last year we stayed at the Island Club and it... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

The house is adorable and the owners "seem" nice at first. They constantly call the cops and complain over rediculous things. Unless you are registered to stay there you can not come on property. Not even outside the house. Soo if u want visitors or have friends on the island you are not allowed to have them there and they... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome! Harriet's House was built around 1878 by John and Edna Esselbach becoming one of the first residences on the Island. The house still stands today in remodeled form. In 2002, Denny and Linda Rectenwald purchased the property and named it Harriet's House after the owner Harriet Tanchon. Customers have been returning year after year with the Barlows being the only group that has never missed a summer with us in 13 years. Although the ladies from Michigan and Ohio are a close second, you know who you are! Due to continual expansion, we have become know as the "Village Within The Village". Our facilities can accommodate two guests in the lodge rooms or bungalows, six visitors in the island suites and up to ten vacationers in our town houses or original house. If you are planning a reunion, birthday party, bachelorette celebration or an anniversary observance, we can house a total of 90 guests within one block of downtown Put-In-Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harriet's House & Island Suites

Address: 247 Erie St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6642
Region: United States > Ohio > Put in Bay
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Harriet`s House And Island Suites
Harriet`s House & Island Hotel Put In Bay
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