The House on the Hill is conveniently located in Northern Michigan's Chain of Lakes resort area, an hour's drive of either Traverse City or Mackinac Island, close to a myriad of opportunities for everything from skiing to golf, water sports to hiking, antiquing, to casino gambling. Newly redecorated and comfortable air-conditioned guest rooms, each with a queen or king size bed, a inviting sunroom with a cozy fireplace, a gracious, wicker-filled wraparound porch overlooking St. Clair Lake. The inn's expansive grounds offer extensive lake frontage as well as groomed walking trails for hiking, snow-shoeing, and cross-country skiing. Still more: within walking distance to one of Michigan's finest restaurants, the Rowe Inn. Kayaks, paddle boards and canoe are available for your use on the picturesque St. Clair Lake. Please visit our web site or call us at 231-588-6304
Introducing the Cedar Room. The House on the Hill has created a new room for our guests to enjoy. This new economy room was developed to better meet the needs of our business travelers and to also offer our guests profound flexibility as to their experience. The Cedar room is located in the main house, on the first floor. And like all of the rooms at HOH, it has it's own private bath and separate entrance. Breakfast is optional served at an additional $15 per person.
This room has a 22-foot ceiling and beautiful palladium window overlooking some of our 53 acres. The furniture features several pieces of owner-refinished pine including the four-poster queen bed. Also includes a private bath.
The sister room to the Pine, with dark cherry furniture and a four-poster queen bed, and a private bath. The room overlooks the carriage house with views of the trees on part of the 53 acres. Comfortable chairs allow the guests to enjoy their favorite book.
This King Suite is the original master bedroom, now decorated in bold geometrics with a beautiful tile wall collage. The private bath includes a bath tub for additional opportunities of relaxation. Enjoy the most spectacular view of the lake, especially beautiful in spring and fall.
One of the original rooms in the house, this room features gabled ceilings and a beautiful view of the lake! Windows on three sides give the room plenty of light, better to notice the king-size bed and cozy sitting area. 'Color-washed' walls enhance the feel of the room, which features a private bath.
A wood and wrought iron king-size bed highlights the first of the Carriage House rooms. The semi-private deck provides the opportunity to enjoy the sound of the artesian creek and the viewing of wild turkeys and deer. A beautiful border and floral prints along with the gas fireplace and a private bath makes this a guest favorite. In following our French Country House theme, this room has a Fleur De Lis decor.
This 'barrier-free' room is decorated in a French Provincial theme with a wrought iron bed and crown done in Toile. This newly appointed room is a guest favorite. Wider doorways and strategically placed handrails in the private bathroom accommodate all guests.
This king room is decorated with the feel of nature surrounding the Bed & Breakfast. This room depicts the French countryside and is easily imagined with the meadow and brook right outside your window. Relax with amenities found in all Carriage House rooms: private bath, gas fireplace and semi-private deck. Extra windows in the room offer additional natural light.
5 on June 18, 2014
Fabulous place, great rooms, wonderful breakfast. Marci and Phil are extraordinary hosts. We come a couple of times a year and love it more each time.
5 on June 09, 2014
This is the perfect bed and breakfast as far as I'm concerned. Our room was clean and spacious, and we looked forward to each unique, gourmet breakfast with anticipation. It's a short drive to Charlevoix or Boyne City, but there's plenty to keep you busy right on the property with trails to explore and a lake to enjoy on their canoes or kayaks. We'll definitely be visiting again.
5 on June 02, 2014
We fell in love with the House, the owners, the view, the food Everything was perfect for our two day stay. We are looking forward to returning soon. My husband loved the chocolate chip cookies and the proximity of many lakes and rivers to kayak.
5 on May 29, 2014
We have been to a lot of B&Bs and I have to say this is definitely our favorite one. House on the Hill is a sight to behold! Whether we were sitting on the beautiful porch enjoying the breathtaking views of the lake while sipping a glass of wine or relaxing to the sounds of the babbling brook, our visit could not have been more perfect. Marci and Phil are wonderful hosts. They are very warm and welcoming, as was Marci's mom who makes the worlds best jams! They are also very knowledgeable about places to see and restaurants to eat at. They were spot on in all of their recommendations. We took advantage of the beautiful weather and had a picnic down on the beach (thanks to Marci) then went canoeing in the picturesque lake where we had the unique opportunity to see a bald eagle flying above us. To describe Marci's 3 course breakfasts as amazing is an understatement. Each one was made from scratch and raved over by everyone at the table. They provide you with everything you need to make your stay enjoyable, from paddle boards and kayaks, to a canoe and even lent my husband a fishing pole. We walked the groomed trails on their gorgeous 53 acre wooded property and saw deer and even a whooping crane! We stayed in the Maple Room in the Carriage House and it was perfect! We loved our room, it was spacious, comfortable, and beautifully decorated as is every room in the house. We sat on our back porch and listened to the sounds of nature all around us while the stress of the week just melted right off our shoulders. The 24 hour coffee, snack, and beverage bar was such a nice treat, along with the homemade baked goods that showed up magically each afternoon. There is so much to see and do if you want to explore, yet it's also a perfect place to relax and take in all the peaceful beauty that surrounds you. It really is a little peace of heaven and we can't wait to go back!
5 on May 16, 2014
We couldn't have selected a finer Bed and Breakfast to combine use of a gift certificate from our kids, with some mid-week Spring Morel hunting. Having never been here before, we weren't sure what to expect, but The House on The Hill certainly met and exceeded all the amenities listed on this website. Location is peaceful and gorgeous. House and bedrooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. View from the front porch while sharing a bottle of wine was wonderful. Even did some Morel hunting on their spacious property. Marcie was a great hostess and left no needs unmet, including a 24 hr. snack/coffee area, a gourmet breakfast, and pleasant conversation. We definitely plan to recommend this to family and friends and will be back.
Charlevoix, Petoskey, Boyne City, Traverse City, Harbor Springs, Bellaire, Beachside, City, Countryside, Lakeside, Small town, Wine country
Traverse City, MI (TVC-Traverse City)
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery
Board games, CD player, DVD Player, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , kayak, canoe, paddle boat, snow shoes, Utility room with washer/dryer & microwave, paddle boards
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Snowmobile trails on property. Bring your sleds!, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports
Phillip & Marci Palajac
Running, reading, swimming
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Major discount! Rooms for $135 per night for the following dates July 9-16, 2014. The House on the Hill Bed and Breakfast, northern Michigan's premier Bed and Breakfast. Price includes three course breakfast and paddle board, kayak and canoe usage. While room availability lasts. The only way to get this great deal is to call 231-588-6304.