5 on August 25, 2014
My husband and I took our 2 little dogs on vacation to TFGH. What a lovely stay! Claudia fixed us the most delicious vegan breakfasts! Even the people eating the regular breakfast commented on how good ours looked. The development was so peaceful and calm. Claudia recommended several restaurants and things for us to do--all were great. We really had a great stay and would recommend it to everyone.
4.6 on August 17, 2014
My husband and I sent his parents here for a getaway and they had wonderful things to say about their experience! The hospitality and accommodations were excellent. It was rainy most of the time while they were there, but they still enjoyed touring the grounds in their vehicle. We would like to make the trip ourselves!
4.2 on August 06, 2014
Claudia is a supreme inn keeper. The rooms are quaint and inviting. The chocolate chip cookies provide a nice welcome. I recommend Tryon Farms to anyone who wants a nice get away. Ann Ennesser
5 on July 14, 2014
As you soon as you drive up to the farm and see the large front porch with its inviting seating, you can sense that relaxation is within moments away. Then to tour the farm from the chicken house to the gardens brings moments of peace and refreshment. Lastly, waking up to a wonderful breakfast made with hands that understands the meaning of making breakfast a feast, is delightful! I would recommend the Tryon Farm House to anyone that enjoys the simple pleasures of life and wants to get away for a relaxing weekend.
5 on March 27, 2013
My expectations were weary, I have never stayed at a B&B! But this place was amazing! Every relaxing detail you can think of! This was my vacation, felt like the good old days of when you went with your parents to stay at grandpa's. I thought my kids forgot how to play outside! LOL! Just a true enjoyment!
4.0 on October 14, 2011
Our first B&B trip and it was wonderful! Claudia was extremely pleasant as a hostess and gave us some local knowledge that made for a terrific hiking trip through the Indiana Dunes. Would definitely stay here again.
5 on October 02, 2011
Claudia was gracious and kind enough that when we came a day too early, she put us up anyway. The house is charming and the landscape is peaceful. Thank you Claudia!
3.4 on September 26, 2011
The place was charming. Room was comfy and decor very homey. The host was engaged with her guests and the breakfast was great. Met some very nice folks for the meal. The dining available locally was not so good. Lots of smoking in the restaurants. Buy take out in the supermarket down the street.
4.8 on September 10, 2011
Our four-day stay with Claudia was pure joy! The Guest House was clean and cozy, Claudia was helpful and charming in her special, quiet way, and the breakfasts were yummy. Her attention to the details that made a difference to us as individuals made our time there memorable. Anyone who visits MUST try out that outdoor bathtub! It's an experience unlike any other! Enjoy!
5 on September 07, 2011
We recently stayed in 7 B&B's on a road trip from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor. This was hands down our favorite stop. Charming historic farm house and so NOT the everyday B&B. Claudia made the most delicious breakfast with eggs from her own chickens. The beds were amazing, which for me is soooo important. Clean crisp decor and not a dried flower to be found. Make sure to use the outdoor shower and visit the hen house before you leave. I am a sophisticated B&B traveler and you will love this place.
4.8 on January 20, 2011
We have stayed several times for a friends shopping getaway, and we are always pleased with our stay. We get just the right mix of attention and privacy. We recommend!
4.8 on November 27, 2010
I wanted to honor my husband's military service on Veteran's Day with a relaxing get-away. Tryon Farms proved to be an Excellent choice for us. The relaxing atmosphere, homey comfort, close proximity to beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline, fine restaurants, and country setting made a wonderful memory for us. The Innkeeper (Claudia) was very kind and made us feel right at home. We highly recommend this Inn.
4.6 on August 08, 2010
We stayed at Tryon Guest House on August 7, 2010. It was so extremely peaceful. I felt relaxed and could feel my stress melting away. I wish I could have stayed longer and really enjoy it to its fullest. I think it was a little on the pricey side for one night, but I do believe it was worth it. I loved the outside bathhouse. I felt totally welcomed and at home.
4.0 on August 04, 2010
Tryon Farmhouse exceeded our expectations! It was just an awesome place to stay, relax and explore its surroundings. Claudia made us feel very welcome, she also pointed us in the right direction for things to see and do while we visited. The community at Tryon Farms was also very inviting and we cant wait to go back!
3.8 on July 27, 2010
We stayed here with our 6 month old and had a fantastic time. Its only a ten minute drive to New Buffalo and the dunes. The grounds are fantastic and so is the breakfast. Definitely would recommend to friends
3.8 on July 15, 2010
My husband and I spent a few days here. It was fine, I've had friendlier innkeepers everywhere else we've stayed. We thought Claudia was probably from the Northeast. We never saw her smile. There were no choices for breakfast. She just made breakfast and that was it. I'm not sure what was gourmet about it. It was fine, we'll try a different B&B next time.
5 on July 12, 2009
I travel with my partner and our 3 dogs and we needed a place for a week-long stay. I normally do not choose B&Bs because they tend not to offer the privacy I prefer, but we stumbled upon Tryon Farm Guest House and it was a WONDERFUL experience. Claudia is a wonderful host, very accommodating of our many and varied needs and the setting is magnificent. Claudia served delicious breakfasts at the time of our request and provided just the balance of service and privacy. It was a pleasure to stay someplace where my dogs were as welcome as I was!
4.4 on January 19, 2009
What a surprise to find at the last minute such an outstanding value so close to Chicago. A very well done conversion of this charming, century-old, brick farmhouse into a family-friendly and pet-friendly B&B is enhanced by the surrounding 170 acre farm with its forests, meadows, footpaths, barns, and the organically raised chickens that provide fresh eggs for Claudia's gourmet breakfasts. The chickens are just a hint, though, of the most ecology-minded planned community of totally green architecture homes grouped into small settlements nestled in various places on the farm. My wife and I have been doing January B&B trips to Indiana and Michingan for about 20 years. This was truly one that we will remember and come back for. THis is not a luxury spa, but it is soulfully rich - a place to be centered and connnected to the earth, to God, and to each other. Highly recommended. Bring your kids, grandkids, and pets.
3.8 on January 07, 2009
The New Year's holiday was our first opportunity to stay at a bed and breakfast. Claudia Geise made the experience awesome. From the time we arrived until we left, Claudia was available offering gourmet breakfasts, information on the area or just to lend a listening ear. Tryon Farm Guest House takes you back into another era, yet gives you the immenities of today: a private bath, luxury towels and bathrobes. Yes, our first experience was more than anticipated. Thanks Claudia for a great stay....
5 on August 12, 2008
Staying at Tryon Farm Guest House was definitely a wonderful experience. We felt at home from the first moment. The Oak Room gave us all the comfort we needed to have a good night’s sleep: a comfortable bed, a perfect shower, a refreshing airco system and all the peace and quiet we were looking for. A nice cup of early morning coffee can do wonders and Claudia certainly knows the way to pamper her guests. The graciously prepared tables (candelight, beautiful china, …) invited us to enjoy a delicious breakfast cooked with fresh products like the eggs from the farm chickens.The whole house is their for you to use and to enjoy: the sitting room with a tv, a dvd-player, a computer, the garden and the company of the other guests. We loved to walk around and to discover all the farm grounds together with the pretty houses built in harmony with nature. We’ve met some wonderful people there too. The position of TFGH is ideal: close to a lot of very good restaurants (like ‘Stop 50’ where they prepare the most tasty pizzas in a wood burned oven!) close to the beauty of the lake and the dunes etc. We stayed here just for two nights, which was way too short. We’ve stayed at many different B&B’s in the USA, Canada and in Europe and without hesitation we can say that Claudia’s B&B is one of the best! Kris & Paul
4.6 on July 09, 2008
This place is perfect for a quick getaway. the innkeeper, Claudia Geise, does an outstanding job at creating the perfect ambiance with great food!
3.8 on June 08, 2008
It can be difficult to find interesting places to stay where we can also have our tiny dog. This place is great. Highly recommend to others.
5 on May 29, 2008
Wow...Wow...WOW! Can you get more relaxing than a farmhouse B&B on hundreds of acres surrounded by an eco-friendly housing community? Bonfires, gathering fresh eggs, antique shopping, outdoor shower under the stars, tire swing, wholesome breakfast, organic gardening, soft beds, claw foot tub...AMAZING!
3.8 on April 10, 2008
The Tyron Farm Guest House was a lovely and charming place to stay. Claudia, the innkeeper, was friendly and very accommodating. Breakfast was delicious and served by candlelight. Our only complaint was that the rooms were not very soundproof (you could hear running water next door and people opening and closing doors), as well our own bed being a bit noisy that was not very conducive to a romantic weekend. However, it is an old house and that is probably the price you pay for old charm.
4.8 on February 06, 2008
I've been to Tryon 3 times in the last 4 months. I love it so much! 1800s farmhouse near Lake Michigan. It's peaceful and cozy and in the backyard is Tryon Farm community w/ cool, modern, sustainable homes you can visit, designed by a Chicago architect and written up in NY Times, Dwell, etc. Our host Claudia is an amazing woman who takes great care of us - breakfast is yummy!
4.4 on December 16, 2007
My girlfriend and I celebrated her birthday at the Tryon Farm Guest House and it was a a great little winter retreat for us. Claudia was very accomodating and made some nice personalized treats for us. The large property was beautiful and we really enjoyed hiking around and so did our our dog!