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Overview of Whaleback Inn

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Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
30 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

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Explore the area

Popular LocationVan's Beach2 min drive
Popular LocationHistoric Fishtown2 min drive
RestaurantStone House Bread Café2 min drive
RestaurantThe Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern2 min drive
AirportTraverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital)45 min drive

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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Lake View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Lake View

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Lake View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Apartment (Cottage Suite)

    Room amenities

    • 495 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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About this area

Leland

Located in Leland, Whaleback Inn is on a lake. Historic Fishtown and Manitou Island Transit are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Van's Beach and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Van's Beach - 2 min drive
  • Historic Fishtown - 2 min drive
  • Manitou Island Transit - 3 min drive
  • Gill's Pier Vineyard & Winery - 10 min drive
  • Little Traverse Lake - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital) - 45 min drive

Restaurants

  • Stone House Bread Café - 2 min drive
  • The Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern - 2 min drive
  • The Early Bird - 2 min drive
  • The Cove - 2 min drive
  • Carlson's - 3 min drive

About this property

Whaleback Inn

Lakefront hotel in Leland with free parking
This smoke-free hotel features a garden, a picnic area and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 18 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, fridges and TVs. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, hairdryers and showers.
Whaleback Inn offers 18 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
Bathrooms include a shower. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Family friendly

Fridge

Conveniences

No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

English

Outdoors

Dock
Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Heating
Linens

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower
Towels

Entertainment

TV

Food and drink

Fridge

More

Free local calls
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American ExpressMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 6 per cent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Property is also known as

Whaleback Inn Hotel
Whaleback Inn Leland
Whaleback Inn Hotel Leland

Frequently asked questions

Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Whaleback Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Whaleback Inn?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Whaleback Inn located?
Situated on a lake, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Van's Beach, Historic Fishtown and Manitou Island Transit. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Manitou Passage Golf Club are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Guest reviews

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
24
4 - Good
3
3 - Okay
3
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
0
4.9
Cleanliness
4.9
Service and Staff
4.9
Amenities
4.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Veey nice and personal atmosphere. It was very secluded with a beautiful view of the water

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Awesome view and the bathroom was the cleanest ever. A very pleasant stay.

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Such a beautiful setting and very friendly staff. Loved the location and our room was very clean and cozy.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019