Baert Baron Mansion

120 South Church Street , Zeeland, MI 49464 USA (Show map)

About

Beginning with renowned southern hospitality, The Baert Baron Mansion's elegant Victorian turn of the century ambience has been preserved and yet guests enjoy modern conveniences such as inn-wide wireless Internet. The Mansion has a reputation as a romantic, peaceful, and passionate Bed and Breakfast. Its elegance and sophistication have made it popular for special events, wedding nights,private dinners and anniversary celebrations. Located only 10 minutes from downtown Holland, Michigan, “The Baert Baron Mansion” which is registered as a Historical landmark is a significant example of the 19th century.

Reviews

Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Gorgeous Bed & Breakfast

5 on April 27, 2016

Anna and Vic are amazing hosts yet so much more. They are so kind and caring making sure our every need was met even the ones we hadn't thought of. I loved the cheese cake, Carmel's chocolate ect. The room we were upgraded to on the main floor was so beautiful and comfortable. The breakfast was so lovely. Anna and Vic are so gracious we enjoyed talking with them at breakfast . You certainly blessed us. Mark and Patti


Great Place to Unwind!

5 on April 19, 2016

Little did I know how much my husband would need a weekend to be rejuvenated from working long hours for the past couple of months when I booked this B & B in January and that this was the perfect place for him to relax and be revived. God knew and He directed us to the Mansion at the suggestion of a friend from Zeeland. We couldn't have asked for more; the food was beyond delicious, the service superb and the friendliness of Vic and Anna was warming from the minute we walked in the door! Since we were the only guests that weekend, Anna upgraded us to their large suite on the main floor--what a unexpected treat! We were lavished upon all weekend with Anna's great cooking--not just did we receive gourmet breakfasts each morning, but tantalizing desserts each evening and snacks in the afternoon. Her chocolate covered strawberries are to die for. The casual yet elegant ambiance of the restored Mansion allowed my husband to leave refreshed and ready to carry on. The spiritual conversations around the table were inspiring and uplifting. We could feel God's presence through visiting with both Vic and Anna. We would definitely like to come back--maybe in the summer time when we can relax on the porch and admire the beautiful gardens. May God bless you as you minister to everyone whom He sends your way!


20th Annivesary Get-a-way

5 on April 18, 2016

Where do I begin about our wonderful stay at this B&B? What a fantastic night away. After 1 hour onsite, we knew we'd love to stay a week! From the amazing treats in our room upon arrival (oh my, those caramels!!) to the lovely surprise of evening dessert on our room (delicious cheesecake) to our gorgeous room. We loved it all! Our room - the Baron Suite, was beautifully decorated with every detail covered for a wonderful stay that made us feel pampered and special. It was like escaping to another world. By far the best part was our fantastic host/hostess, Anna and Vic. They made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived and attended to every need. We so enjoyed chatting (and laughing!) with them and learning about their development of this B&B, which is truly a labor of love. The fabulous breakfast the next morning made it hard to leave. In fact we ended up staying a little later due to Vic's gracious offer to borrow their bikes and go for a ride around town on the gorgeous sunny day! Their generous hearts were such a blessing to us. We would reccommend this place to everyone and we can't wait to go back!! Sue and Tom


Truly enjoyed our stay

5 on April 14, 2016

Vic and Anna have probably ruined future trips to any other B&B! This was our first...beautiful setting and rooms, wonderful, sweet, friendly couple, and great breakfast! Very quiet and clean. We will definitely be back.


Hockey Mama and Papa

5 on March 19, 2016

“Hockey Mama and Papa” 5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago via mobile My wife and I found this gem of a B&B far enough away from the hockey players to enjoy the sweet smells of Anna's cooking and the comfort of the beautifully decorated and restored home. Anna was there to greet us as we arrived and tucked us into our room making certain that any need was attended to. Anna and Victor had inquired in advance of any special food sensitivities and provided for us wonderfully. Anna tempted us with home made confections and other welcomed snacks and joined us in the mornings with welcomed conversation and brought an equally welcomed spirituality to our presence as we ate our breakfast. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g42838-d4205606-r354779289-Baert_Baron_Mansion-Zeeland_Ottawa_County_Michigan.html#


Perfect for any occasion.

5 on March 18, 2016

My fiancee and I spent a cozy Valentine's at the Mansion and couldn't have been happier with the accomodations. Vic made us feel welcome from the monent we arrived and was great at antcipating our needs. Many B and B's are charming but few have hosts who are as sensitive and welcoming yet noninvasive as the Baert Baron Mansion. Job well done. We wil return for another stay.


Weeknight Getaway

5 on February 07, 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Baert Baron Mansion during a visit to our family. It was a quiet, restful place beautifully designed to help us relax and enjoy the period atmosphere. The host was personable and helpful in making us enjoy the location and area. Breakfast was pretty and tasted great which made for a great start to our day! We loved the way the package we ordered was setup in the room. There were plenty of snacks and drinks, too. Whenever we may be in the area, we will definitely consider this B&B again to stay.


An amazing experience in a beautiful setting!

4.0 on January 26, 2016

The site won't let me check the last option for ratings for some reason but I wanted to specify that everything was OUTSTANDING! We had not noted directions carefully an when we called the mansion the hosts were most gracious and helpful. We arrived on the later side and our hosts, the nicest couple, offered us an upgrade from our original booking. We ended up in this grand gorgeous Victorian style suite which blew us away! We were given a delicious dessert as a treat and the next morning the breakfast was succulent. Our hostess talked to us about the house and all of the amazing items in it. This is a really outstanding place and we had an outstanding welcome. We plan to go back in the spring to visit more of the area. What a great experience!


Hometown Charm and Service

5 on November 28, 2015

My husband and I took a last minute getaway weekend the end of October and this ended up being the perfect place to relax! Anna and Vic are the most gracious couple and gave us top notch service from the time we arrived until we left!!! They are truly passionate about their business, and aim to please every guest. Breakfast and the surprise late night desserts were delicious and unexpected. Their recommendation to eat at Salt & Pepper restaurant was also a great choice. I highly recommend their B&B!


Girls' Outing

4.8 on November 18, 2015

We absolutely loved our stay at Baert Baron Mansion. We stayed in the attic room and it was lovely. Plenty of room for three of us girls, and the snacks and chocolate cake were a nice touch after a day of shopping in Holland. Vic and Anna were gracious hosts showing us around their gorgeous house. Breakfast was fabulous, and we really enjoyed getting to know Anna while she served breakfast. Can't wait to go back.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for such a beautiful review on your stay with us. You are three very beautiful ladies and it was a joy to meet you and spend some time with you. We would be delighted to see you again when you come to the Holland, Michigan area.


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Rooms & Rates

Baron Suite

The Baron Suite is our most luxurious and spacious suite at the Mansion and is on the main floor. Significant vintage stenciling covers the 11 foot ceiling in this sizeable suite. There are four vast original lead glass windows that allow the morning sunrise to cascade upon your world each day. This suite features a seven and half foot vintage queen-size bed with luxury linens and a period three drawer walnut chest with mirror. You will love the large tiled bathroom with a walk-in European shower, a Claw-foot tub for relaxation, and an abundance of luxurious linens waiting for you. The generous sitting areas feature a Victorian love seat and four chairs where you can watch the flat screen television, use the DVD to watch a movie, or use our high speed internet at your leisure. A period oak table for two will allow you to enjoy breakfast or late night snacks in the privacy of your room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Attic Suite

The Attic Suite is tucked away from the rest of the Mansion where you can experience your very own hide-away from the rest of the world. This suite calls out to you to pick up a good book and settle down in one of the two rich leather chairs in this incredible affectionate and restful suite. The Attic features two bedrooms, a sunken living area, and open bath. The largest room has a queen-size bed with beautiful linens, two leather chairs with matching ottomans, large screen TV, DVD player to see a movie, and high speed internet. The sunken living area has a table and chairs, a rolled top desk, and a vintage armoire. The bath features a Slipper Claw-foot Tub with hand held shower where you can sooth away the stress of a long week. The second bedroom features a full-size bed with rocking chair and vintage end table.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Dr. Baert Suite

DR. BAERT SUITE: This remarkable suite has two rooms and is decorated with charming period oak pieces. The significant vintage queen bed fits well in a room that steps you back in time. A hand carved vintage oak chair with ottoman and leather rocker wait for you to settle down with a book or catch a movie on the flat screen television. The adjoining private dressing and bathroom feature an oversized corner bathtub for soaking with shower, a large vintage sink, time period oak dresser with large mirror, and plush towels.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Baroness Room

THE BARONESS ROOM: This spacious bedroom is breathtaking as you enter its lush Victorian décor with an exquisite heavy carved walnut armoire that captivates the whole room. At night, the park lights cascade a rainbow of color from the three large beveled lead glass windows that fills the room while you relax in the atmosphere. The vintage full-size bed is lavished with beautiful linens and the matching dresser has a large mirror. You will find a desk and chair for staying on top of any business you may have with our high speed internet. A period loveseat with matching ottoman is waiting for you to relax and catch a movie or watch the news for a few moments. A private tiled bath is right outside the door and is furnished with a Claw-foot Tub and shower. There are an abundance of luxurious linens waiting for you. ​

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Next to Holland Michigan, Saugatuck,Michigan, Grand Haven, Michigan, Small town

Airport

Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Kent County Intl.)

Directions to property:

From Grand Rapids take I-196 West to exit ----. Keep right,turn right on State Street, right on Lincoln, left on Church Street. 1 block on left. From Chicago take I-196 East to exit ----. Keep right,turn right on State Street, right on Lincoln, left on Church Street. 1 block on left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Bike rental, Clothes dryer, Movie library, Parking, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycles, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00/6:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: On Week-ends and Holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: If your cancellation is within the 14 days prior to your reservation, we will make every effort to fill the room. If we do not fill the room, it becomes your responsibility.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Vic & Anna Van Deventer

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Vic is the manager of the local Christian Tv Station WTLJ TV 54 out of Grand Rapids Michigan. Anna creates beautiful one of a kind pieces of hand crafted jewelry. She is also a public speaker and motivator.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian