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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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King Bed Annex
301 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe King Bed
355 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe, 2 Queen Beds
355 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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2 Double Beds Annex
301 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Beach motel near Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi

Empire Lakeshore Inn is centrally located in Empire, a 2-minute walk from Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center and 13 minutes by foot from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. This beach motel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Empire Bluff Trail and 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive.

Make yourself at home in one of the 12 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and designer toiletries.

Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Featured amenities include express check-in and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Empire Lakeshore Inn features a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Colonial motel also offers express check-in and express check-out. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Empire Lakeshore Inn has designated areas for smoking.

  • Picnic area
  • Express check-in
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Express check-out
  • Year Built - 1987
  • Total number of rooms - 12
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Empire Lakeshore Inn offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and designer toiletries. Rooms open to balconies or patios. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. This Empire motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2016.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free WiFi
  • Pillow menu
  • LCD TV
  • Balcony or patio
  • Housekeeping (surcharge)
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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

This property accepts credit cards and cash

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Credit card pre-authorization

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Security system

Staff does not wear personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Debit cards not accepted

Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Host will greet you

Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Number of children who can stay free - 4

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Housekeeping fee: USD 25.00 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Empire Lakeshore Inn
  • Empire Lakeshore
  • Empire Lakeshore Inn Motel
  • Empire Lakeshore Inn Empire
  • Empire Lakeshore Inn Motel Empire

We should mention

Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

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