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Houghton Lake hotels and places to stay

Houghton Lake Hideaway 3 Bedroom Cottage
3 out of 5
567 Long Point Dr., Houghton Lake, MI
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4.6 mi from city centre
Houghton Lake Hideaway 3 Bedroom Cottage
American Oak Resort
3 out of 5
112 Jefferson Ave, Houghton Lake, MI
The price is £316 per night
1.4 mi from city centre
2/5 (2 reviews)
It was not like the picture it showed.

"The rooms were far from the water, not like to picture. The living space was nice but the beds were very uncomfortable, we didn't even stay our second booked night. The room was very cold and drafty, and the thermostat was programed to 68 degrees and we very cold, it did not warm well. It didn't ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2016

American Oak Resort
River Country Motor Lodge
2.5 out of 5
257 North I-75 Business Loop, Grayling, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night
25.98 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (138 reviews)

"I liked the kitchen area. Unfortunately I was given the wrong WiFi password."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

River Country Motor Lodge
Sunset Resort
2.5 out of 5
3723 E. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI
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4.9 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (16 reviews)

"Really great hosts, ideal location, beautiful setting."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

Sunset Resort
Woodland Motor Lodge
2.5 out of 5
267 S I 75 Business Loop, Grayling, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
25.96 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (119 reviews)

"Great location for us on our snowmobile trip. Very nice staff and a clean place to stay. Thank You very much"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Woodland Motor Lodge
Clear Lake Resort
3.5 out of 5
3802 Grass Lake Road, PO Box 333, West Branch, MI
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24.34 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (32 reviews)

"I was switched from the lake cabin 1 to 9 . Due to Expedia not beating live calls. But it worked out better. The place they gave me was amazing. They took care of us. Excellent communication and service."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2019

Clear Lake Resort
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham Grayling
2.5 out of 5
2650 I-75 Business Loop, Grayling, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night
23.7 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (985 reviews)
Decent

"Slight problems with check-in Friday, the ladies in the afternoon were curt and unhelpful. When we came back later that evening the staff was courteous and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham Grayling
Super 8 by Wyndham Grayling
2 out of 5
5828 Nelson A Miles Pkwy, Grayling, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night
20.44 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (559 reviews)

"The place was clean and quiet. The view from our room was beautiful view of the woods. There is a sign that says to become part of the deer watchers. We didn’t see any animals but it was a peaceful view of seeing the snow come down. The pool was clean and sufficient. The price of the room was worth ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Grayling
Super 8 by Wyndham Houghton Lake
2 out of 5
9580 W Lake City Rd, Houghton Lake, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
3.43 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (457 reviews)

"My room smelled. It smelled like someone smoked in it and tried to cover it up a different smell."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Houghton Lake
Days Inn by Wyndham Grayling
2 out of 5
2556 Business Loop South, Grayling, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
23.81 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (190 reviews)

"Excellent stay with appropriate service. Very comfortable bed!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Grayling
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Visiting Houghton Lake

Travellers to Houghton Lake give high marks for the lakeside setting. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its festivals. A top sight in the city is Lake Huron.

  • You'll find 143 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Grayling
  • The closest major airport is in Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), 50.3 mi (80.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Houghton Lake

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakes and Lake Huron. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Pineview Highlands Golf Course and Quest Golf Club.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 28 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Houghton Lake. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Beachfront Hotel - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a private beach and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its pool and convenient parking.
  • Lakeside Resort and Conference Center - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a private beach and a free water park, along with free WiFi.
  • American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Houghton Lake

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 8°C and the night-time average to be -13°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 26°C during the day and -4°C at night
  • July to September averages 27°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 17°C during the day and -11°C at night
  • About 731 millimetres of rain falls on Houghton Lake each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 26°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of -12°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Houghton Lake?
Beachfront Hotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers a private beach and free breakfast. Reviews from our site also recommend Super 8 by Wyndham Houghton Lake and American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Houghton Lake, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Houghton Lake.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Houghton Lake?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Houghton Lake is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Houghton Lake?
Sunset Resort is a hotel with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your stay with the children include American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake and Lakeside Resort and Conference Center.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Houghton Lake?
Beachfront Hotel is a favourite hotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and a private beach.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Houghton Lake?
American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers an indoor pool and a health club for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Super 8 by Wyndham Houghton Lake and Lakeside Resort and Conference Center.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Houghton Lake?
Beachfront Hotel is a hotel featuring a private beach and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Visit Pineview Highlands Golf Course or Quest Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What is the best spa hotel in Houghton Lake?
Super 8 by Wyndham Houghton Lake is a highly recommended spa hotel with an indoor pool. Kick back and relax in the hot tub. Other popular spa hotels in Houghton Lake include Lakeside Resort and Conference Center and American Inn and Suites Houghton Lake.
What's the best hotel in Houghton Lake with an on-site water park or a water park nearby?
Lakeside Resort and Conference Center is a popular 3-star hotel featuring a private beach and a free water park
What's it like to stay in Houghton Lake?
Travellers to Houghton Lake give high marks for the lakeside setting. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its festivals. In Houghton Lake, there are 39 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Houghton Lake?
A couple of favourite places to visit are Pineview Highlands Golf Course and Quest Golf Club. You’ll also find White Deer Country Club and Tamaracks Golf Course in the area.
What's the seasonal weather in Houghton Lake?
The hottest months are usually July and June, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -5°C. Average annual rainfall for Houghton Lake is 730 mm.

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