Ludington Area

After a day spent on the lake, beach or golf course, a good night's sleep is essential. Ludington's lodging facilities provide all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable and keep you coming back. A variety of motels and hotels welcome you with clean rooms and impeccable service. Perhaps you're looking for a romantic inn with a whirlpool or fireplace, a rustic cabin, or a furnished rental home--the choices here are endless. Many Victorian homes of Ludington have been transformed into lovely bed and breakfasts, or choose a family-oriented resort along Hamlin Lake. Whatever your taste in lodging, we have the perfect place to lay your head.

Our entire list of lodging facilities appears below, or to refine your search, click on one of these lodging categories:

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Holiday Inn Express Ludington Hotel
A Bayou Cottage
6955 W. Jackson, Ludington, MI 49431
Lovely Middle Bayou cottage directly on the water. This efficient two bedroom, open floor plan is just the right size for a family to enjoy the Hamlin Lake area. Monthly rental now through May; $550/month including gas and electric. Limit six people. For reservations, please contact us at
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Best Western Ludington Hotel
Always Michigan Cottage
6018 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (219) 322-2811
This duplex on Upper Hamlin Lake features lower and upper levels--each with two bedrooms that sleep six. Includes fully furnished kitchens, linens/towels, cable TV, picnic table, grill, and pier with four boat slips. Play, fish, and enjoy spectacular views of Hamlin Lake from the private deck. No pets.
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Sauble Resort
America's Best Value Inn
5095 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2233
Ludington's most affordable, dog friendly hotel! Come relax in one of our spacious rooms. You will find our hotel has multiple room types for you to choose from. During your stay enjoy our continental breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site driving range. We look forward to accommodating you!
At The Waterfront Cottages
6062 N. Grace Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9817
Enjoy this quiet, serene setting on beautiful Upper Hamlin Lake. Five clean, furnished, full housekeeping cottages with cable TV, microwave, high-speed internet, picnic tables, grills. Each cottage sleeps seven. Linens available. Pontoon and fishing boat rentals, fish cleaning house. Coin laundry. Pets welcome.
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Avenue Motel
414 E. Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-3889
New owners and renovations are under way! Close to the heart of downtown Ludington and all it has to offer, including the marina, carferry, lighthouse, public boat launch and the shores of Lake Michigan. All rooms include air conditioning, cable and Wi-Fi. Open all year.
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Waterside Resort-Lodging
Best Western Lakewinds
5005 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2140
An unbeatable value that travelers deserve. This hotel greets you with a complete renovation, free hot breakfast, large atrium with heated indoor pool and hot tub, free Wi-Fi, dog friendly, game room, fitness room, and family suites. The friendly staff is always ready to ensure a fun-filled and memorable stay.
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Jennings Cottages on Hamlin Lake
Blue Spruce Inn
109 N. Ferry St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9537
Charming retro atmosphere in a historic neightborhood on a quiet side street. Rooms feature new beds, hardwood floors, plush bath towels and fluffy pillows. Walking distance to downtown shops, restaurants, Stearns Park beach and the lighthouse. Coffee pot and bottled water in room, Netflix, shows, I-Net. Ask about our Trail Angel.
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Nova Motel Ludington
Bo Sloany's Hideaway
3738 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (805) 312-0098
Spend your next Hamlin Lake vacation in this newly remodeled cottage. Sleeps seven people and features a full kitchen, new big screen HD TV, two big color TVs in bedrooms, DVD players and plush furniture. Our 600 square foot, wrap-around deck offers great views of Hamlin Lake. Boat dock included.
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Lakeside Inn
By the Lake at Lighthouse Motel
710 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3333
Great location and we are always improving! Just one block from Stearns Park City Beach, North Breakwater Light, Lake Michigan, beautiful sunsets. Very clean, comfortable rooms feature refrigerator, microwave, cable TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, air conditioning. Easy walk to downtown shopping, dining, marinas, and waterfront. Some pet-friendly rooms (with advance notice). Reasonable rates.
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By the Lake at Parkview Cottages
By the Lake at Parkview Cottages
P.O. Box 616, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4445
Cottages 1/2 block from Ludington's city beach, with original knotty pine interiors & fieldstone fireplaces. Jimmy's Beach House rentals also just a short walk to shopping, restaurants. All rentals completely furnished with fully-equipped kitchens, decks, gas grills, linens. Some with A/C, Wi-Fi. Day or week. Rentals accommodate 2-8 people, some pet friendly (with advance notice).
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By the Lake at Lighthouse Motel
Cabin Fever Round Lake Resort
6503 E. Sugar Grove Rd., Fountain, MI 49410, (231) 462-3990
Within the beauty and serenity of the Manistee National Forest lies Cabin Fever Resort on Round Lake. We offer five fully furnished log cabins, complete with linens and microwave. Outside you'll find picnic tables, grills, fire pits. Enjoy our waterslide into Round Lake. Also tent and RV sites.
Cameron's Cottage
3790 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (256) 771-1057
This three bedroom, one bath cottage comfortably sleeps six people. Featuring leather furniture, new appliances (including dishwasher), ceiling fans, plus central heat and A/C. Phone, cable, TV, internet and three LCD TVs. Nice private backyard with patio furniture, featuring both gas and charcoal grills and a firepit. Beautiful view of Hamlin Lake.
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Ludington Historic Bed & Breakfast Association
Cattail Cottage and Levi's Landing
6138 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 852-0320
Two bedroom housekeeping units on the south shore of Upper Hamlin Lake. Includes color cable TVs, microwaves, coffee makers, grills, fire pits, picnic tables and boat docks. Boats also available for rent. Pets are allowed in most units.
Clark's Castle Point Resort
6239 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4594
Clean, comfortable cottages on Indian Pete Bayou, Upper Hamlin Lake. Four bedroom lake-front house, three bedroom bay cottage, 6 two-bedroom cottages, 2 three-bedroom cottages. Excellent boating and fishing. Pontoons and boat rentals available. Canoe and paddle boats complimentary. Swimming area, playground. Fish cleaning station, freezer on site. Group retreats and reunions welcome.
Greiner Motel
4616 W US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3927
Family owned and operated since 1956. Relax in our sparkling clean, comfortable, remodeled rooms, featuring cable TV, air conditioning, in-room coffee, and Wi-Fi. Choose from full and queen bed units or our large three bed unit. Freezer space for fish plus boat and trailer parking. Located right on the US-10 corridor. (800) 968-1848.
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Pet Friendly Locations in Ludington Michigan
Hamlin Lake Cottage
5974 N. Meyers Rd. (Upper Hamlin Lake), Ludington, MI 49431, (734) 262-0099
Spend your next vacation in this exceptional two bedroom, one bath cottage/home on Upper Hamlin Lake. Private setting on 3.5 acres with 245' of secluded waterfront. Enjoy a gorgeous 24x18 great room, gas fireplace, and huge deck with jetted hot tub overlooking serene wilderness. Rent 2 night minimum, weekly, or monthly.
Heaven on Hamlin, LLC
3795 N. Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8831
Four fully equipped cottages with air conditioning, cable TV, VCR, fireplace, gas grill, and firepits. From the deck, enjoy magnificent sunsets with 150' frontage on beautiful lower Hamlin Lake. Boat dockage available within a sheltered cove and 320' walkway along water with bridge. Also featuring children's playground. No pets.
Hobby Crest Resort
3264 Piney Ridge, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0661
On a wooded crest with 400' of beautiful Hamlin Lake waterfront, nestled adjacent to the most serene section of Ludington State Park. Sand dunes, scenic hiking trails are right out your door. Swimming, fishing, relaxing! Playground, picnic area, fire pits. Housekeeping cottages, boat rental, dockage. No pets. Spring, fall discounts.
Holiday Inn Express
5323 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7004
Excellent service and a consistently great experience. If that's what you want on your stay, stop in and experience the difference! Oversized guest rooms, free Smart Start Breakfast bar, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, fitness room, arcade, free high-speed internet. See why Holiday Inn Express is the number one rated property on Trip Advisor.
Inn At Ludington
701 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7055
Offering seven cozy, themed guest rooms, guaranteed to make your stay a warm and enjoyable one. Our charming Victorian inn is close to downtown and beach. Rave reviews on our special breakfasts. Incredible Gardens at The Inn and A Loft Studio Apartment, too!
Jennings Cottages
3830 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-0759
Clean, private, well-furnished cottages with Hamlin Lake views. Newly remodeled "Cozy Cabin" sleeps two. Three bedroom "Hill House" sleeps five. Air-conditioned "North House" sleeps four, with new deep tub/shower. Houses have laundry facilities. All rentals have full kitchens, linens, cable TV, shower, grill, portable fire pit, pleasant yard. No pets.
K's Edgewater Resort
4010 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3322
Eight cottages with frontage on Hamlin Lake's Middle Bayou. Sheltered access to Hamlin Lake. Two bedroom, one bath cottages accommodate up to 4 adults or families up to 5. Playground, toddler beach, covered dockage and boat/motor rentals available. Special spring and fall rates for weekend getaways. Summer rentals Saturday-Saturday only.
Kip's Kottages
corner Barnhart & Sherman Roads, Upper Hamlin Lake, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 578-4858
Open year round! Cottages are completely furnished with kitchen, bathrooms and one/four bedrooms. Included are cooking utensils, toaster, coffee pot, grill, picnic table, microwave, cable TV. No linens provided. Pontoon boat rentals. Boat slips. Great for families, family reunions and corporate outings. Pets accepted.
Ludington Hideaway
6943 Illinois Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 480-4668
Large home on Hamlin Lake-South Bayou. Sleeps 12 with four bedrooms, 2 living rooms and 3 full baths. Fully furnished with everything you will need to make your stay very relaxing including HDTVs, Wi-Fi, cable, W/D, firepit and all linens/towels. Large deck, boat house and two car garage. Kayaks and SUP boards for rent.
Ludington Historic Bed & Breakfast Association
Experience the warm hospitality, delightful charm, and the unique amenities offered at any of the six Ludington historical B&B;'s. One of a kind rooms that are far from ordinary. Each lovely inn is conveniently located on the avenue near downtown Ludington. Private baths, and of course, scrumptious breakfasts are always included.
Ludington Pier House Motel
805 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7346
Great location! Just across from Lake Michigan Beach and lighthouse! Indoor heated pool and hot tub. Comfortable, clean accommodations. In-room refrigerators and coffee makers. New King rooms. Walking distance to downtown, beach, parks, marinas, and restaurants. Check our website for discounts and packages. We are a smoke-free property. Reservations recommended.
MS Furnished Apartments & Homes
Mary Schierholt, 209 N. Ferry St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5616
Successful, local business for 30 years with a reputation for honesty. Choose from a variety of comfortable, tastefully furnished homes around the Ludington area. If it's time to retire and you're looking for a nice home in a good location, give Mary a call. Homes are individually priced and for sale.
Nader's Lakeshore Lodge
612 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8757
Newest rooms in Ludington. Only a few steps from Lake Michigan, Stearns Beach & the lighthouse. Outdoor heated pool, picnic area, gas grills, shuffleboard, basketball & bikes available for guest use. Free Wi-Fi. Poolside rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves & coffeemakers. Large 2-room kitchenette suites. Dog friendly rooms available.
Nova Motel
472 S. Pere Marquette Hwy (Old 31), Ludington, MI 49431, (800) 828-3162
Affordable lodging on six wooded acres. Outdoor pool/spa. Picnic tables and grills, sunny pleasant surroundings. 32 A/C rooms, some with whirlpools. Queen beds available, phones w/data port, cable TV w/HBO, ESPN. Boat parking, fish freezer. Just minutes from dining, shopping, beaches, and area attractions. Open spring, summer, fall.
Peaceful Acres Resort, LLC
2670 Piney Ridge Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (800) 968-2292
On the southern tip of beautiful Hamlin Lake 1-1/2 miles from Lake Michigan--closest resort to the Ludington State Park. 16 housekeeping cottages on 14 acres of beautifully wooded lakefront. One bedroom to five bedrooms & two motel rooms. Safe sandy beach. Pontoon, fishing boat & motor rentals available for guests. Wi-Fi. (231) 843-2292.
Pier House Apartment
801 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 690-1714
Two bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment available for weekly rental across from the Lake Michigan beach in Ludington. Sleeps six comfortably but will accommodate eight. Flat screen TV, cable, Wi-Fi, full kitchen, outdoor patio. All linens provided. Short walk to downtown. Full use of indoor heated pool within Ludington Pier House Motel.
Sauble Resort & Boat Rentals
3443 N. Stearns Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8497
A favorite of families, couples, and anglers looking to create lasting memories. 30 cozy one to four bedroom cottages overlooking Hamlin Lake with Wi-Fi, some with A/C. Heated outdoor pool, boat/pontoon rentals, marina, playground. Picturesque views of Hamlin Lake, Ludington State Park, sand dunes, beautiful sunsets from the porch/patio of your cottage.
Shining Light Inn Bed & Breakfast
2221 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-3521
New Bed & Breakfast just minutes from Hamlin Lake and Ludington. This cozy retreat is in a brand new home with four beautiful guest rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi, luxurious bedding, LED/HD TVs in each room, candy buffet, and three-course gourmet breakfast each morning. Great accommodations for relaxation or adventure! Open year-round.
Snyder's Shoreline Inn
903 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1261
Enjoy Ludington's only country inn. 44 immaculate, individually decorated rooms, many with balconies overlooking Lake Michigan with a view of the harbor, lighthouse and sunsets. Luxury 2-room suites and Jacuzzi rooms available with refrigerator and microwave. Outdoor pool and spa. Continental breakfast. Smoke free and pet free facility.
Stearns Hotel
212 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3407
Downtown Ludington's historic hotel--closest to shopping, dining and carferry. Beach, parks, marinas nearby. Queen & king beds, air conditioning. Whirlpool rooms, fireplace suites, efficiencies. Guest laundry, Wi-Fi, HBO, fitness & tanning spa. Ample boat parking. Banquet rooms available. Tiki Video Nightclub. Discover, MasterCard, Visa, AMEX. (800) 365-1904.
Sunny Birch Resort & Marina
3841 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4074
On Beautiful Hamlin Lake. Four affordable 2-bedroom air-conditioned waterfront cottages with Wi-Fi. Relax on the patio of one of our cheerful, clean cottages. Spend the day fishing, reading a book, or bird watching. Spectacular sunset views. Boat/pontoon rentals, private boat ramp and boat slips available. Open May-September.
Sunset Bluff Resort & Boat Rentals
6075 N. Victory Park Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5002
Open all year. 13 housekeeping cottages overlooking Upper Hamlin Lake. One to five bedrooms, some with fireplaces. Heated outdoor pool. 40 acres of wooded land with hiking trails, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing. Canoes, kayaks, pontoon, fishing boat/motor rentals. No pets. Group retreats and reunions welcome--call for reservations and availability.
TLM Hotels-The Lakeside Inn of Ludington
808 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 480-4846
Best location in Ludington! Right across the street from Stearns Park Beach, one of the top beaches in Michigan. Walking distance to lighthouse, public boat launch, downtown restaurants and shopping. Marina just three blocks away. Heated outdoor pool. Enjoy beautiful sunsets at the beach over Lake Michigan. Open all year.
Vacation Lane Resort
3181 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9258
On beautiful Hamlin Lake. A sand dune away from Lake Michigan and a step back in time. Bring your families and have them experience what your childhood vacations at the lake were like. 1-3 bedroom cottages, private sandy beach, marina, playground, community center. Great fishing. Boats and slips available. Wonderful setting for reunions and retreats.
Vacation Station RV Resort
4895 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
Offering a variety of vacation rentals: Furnished rustic cabins with beds, dining table, benches, cable TV, Wi-Fi, AC/heat, and grill with restrooms, showers close by. Also luxury park model vacation cottages which include fully equipped kitchens, bathroom with shower, Central AC/heat, flat screen cable TV, and other amenities. TeePee rental available.
Ventura Motel
604 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5124
By the city park, close to Badger dock; free carferry shuttle. Two blocks to Lake Michigan beach, shopping, dining. 25 rooms w/king and queen beds, offering A/C, HBO, phones, complimentary coffee, free Wi-Fi. Luxury rooms w/heart-shaped in-room whirlpools, refrigerator. Fisherman's freezer. Open all year. Reservations only (800) 968-1440. No pets.
Viking Arms Inn
930 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3441
Exceptional quality and hospitality. Our guests appreciate the value-based approach of providing comfortable, contemporary accommodations. Free Wi-Fi, in-room coffee, new flat screen TV. Continental breakfast and outdoor pool/whirlpool during high season. Smoke free, meeting room available. Near restaurants, carferry and Lake Michigan. Open all year.
Vista Villa Motel
916 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (800) 358-2402
Reasonable rates, very clean and quiet. Conveniently located near downtown Ludington and Lake Michigan. 40 spacious rooms with queen beds, TVs, HBO, ESPN, refrigerator, A/C. Whirlpool rooms available. Snack room has ice, coffee, and microwave. Free long distance. Freezer available. Boat and trailer parking. Open May-October. Sorry, no pets. (231) 843-9320.
Waterside Resort & Boat Rentals
3298 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8481
On Lower Hamlin Lake. Clean two-four bedroom newly remodeled housekeeping cottages. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV. Near Lake Michigan beaches, downtown Ludington. Swimming beach, great fishing, boating. On-site store with snacks, ice cream cones, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals, Wi-Fi. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval.
Willow-by-the-Lake Resort
4739 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2904, (888) 226-0791
Attractive, clean, air-conditioned, smoke-free, 1 & 2 bedroom housekeeping cottages. Located on the east shore of Lower Hamlin Lake. Beautiful, scenic view of sand dunes and sunsets. Sandy bottom swimming, play areas, and sand box for children. Waterfront deck, dockage for boats available. Open June-September. Off-season rates after Labor Day. No pets.

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