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The Kingsley House

626 West Main St. M-89 , Fennville, MI 49408 USA (Show map)
4.6
272 Reviews
$89 - $259
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About

Awarded one of the "Top 12 Inn--Worldwide, 2008-2009" "Best Breakfast, 2007-2008" Bedandbreakfast Awards. Also featured in Forbes as one of the Top 50 Ritzy Rezorts of the U.S. Ideally Located in the heart of wine country, fruit orchards, Lake Michigan and Allegan State Forest. Saugatuck, Holland, South Haven all are within 10-15 minutes from the Inn. Victorian Elegance, Romantic Charm and Gracious Hospitality. Relaxing and Inviting Common Areas, Suites and Guests Chambers. Extensive In-house Spa and conscierge services specially designed to pamper our guests every desire. Come to the Kingsley and see Why We Have Been Awarded with the: * Best Innkeeper in the U. S., Arrington's Inn traveller 2006 List * Best Breakfast in the Midwest Arrington's Inntraveler 2005List * Best in the Midwest, Overall, Arrington's Inntraveler 2004 List * Best in the Midwest, Overall, Arrington's Inntraveler 2003 List

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Rooms & Rates

Northern Spy Suite

Romantic Jacuzzi suite with electric fireplace encompassing the entire third floor of the Kingsley House. Victorian at its best, this suite is popular for honeymoons, anniversaries or any special romantic getaway vacation. Features: Vaulted ceilings, Two person Jacuzzi whirlpool tub, Fireplace, impressive separate sitting area, terry cloth bathrobes

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

Cider Nook Suite

Once the former wine cellar, this romantic suite is quiet and secluded. Nestled in the lower level of the turret, it features a private entrance and a café table for two and an electric log fireplace. Features: Large spa bathroom with two-person Jacuzzi, large TV with VCR/DVD, electric fireplace, private side entrance.

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

Jonathan Suite

The Jonathan suite features a massive antique oak bed and faces a country view and the side garden. A cast iron gas log fireplace and wing back chair completes the cozy atmosphere of the suite. Features: Two person Hydro massage tub, gas log fireplace, massive antique headboard.

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

Duchess Chambers

Romantic chamber that is light and airy and tucked into the second floor round turret. The five large windows face the front of the Kingsley House and are framed in antique lace with scalloped swags. Unique sink is actually a converted antique oak dresser. TV with DVD player, cozy electric log fireplace.

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

Granny Smith Chambers

Spacious chambers with oak mantle wood fireplace and king size bed that was once two separate twin beds of the Ambassador to the Netherlands and his wife. Large size closet in the room as well. The spacious window seat is ideal to cuddle up with a good book. TV with VCR/DVD player.

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

Golden Delicious Chambers

A delightful garden view from the three large windows, a canopy bed and an electric fireplace make these chambers the perfect combination for romance and relaxation. The décor is lace and roses and there is a spacious closet within the chambers as well.

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

McIntosh Chambers

Decorated like a romantic cottage, the McIntosh chambers are a cozy retreat. It also has an electric stove fireplace and faces the Inn's side garden. The bath has its original tile floor and walls.

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

Standard Deluxe Room

Queen Size Bed with Designer Linens, Private bath (walk-in shower), Cozy Fireplace in all guest rooms in the Inn. Cable TV with VCR/DVD, Extensive Video Library for Guests Use, Wireless Internet in all rooms and throughout the Inn. Complimentary 24-hour Cold and Hot beverages, Full Hot Breakfast every morning of the week. Pampered amenities including plush terry cloth towels, aromatherapy toiletries and more.

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

Deluxe Junior Suite

Larger than our standard rooms with more features, such as a gas log fireplace and hydrospa tub in the private bathroom or an oversized king bed with a spacious window seat. Junior Suites include cable TV, VCR/DVD, extensive video library for our guests, CD player in the room, garden views, unlimited hot and cold beverages and hot gourmet breakfast every day of the week.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Jacuzzi/Fireplace Suite

Luxury and Pampering at it's Best. Spacious suites with double size Jacuzzi suite in the private bath, Cozy Electric or Gas Fireplace, Cable TV, VCR/DVD, extensive video library for our guest's use, unlimited hot and cold beverages, full hot gourmet breakfast every day of the week. Terry cloth robes provided for our guests along with aromatherapy soaps and toiletries.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Braeburn Suite

# Romantic suite wih French country antiques # Corner Whirlpool Tub for two in bedroom # Private romantic garden patio with bistro dining # Cherry Fireplace, Queen Bed, TV with DVD/CD # Ultimate in privacy in our newest secluded suite

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

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Great time

4.6 on August 15, 2013

What a great weekend my gal pals and I had in this beautiful home. Rooms were lovely, breakfast was awesome and Sue ( the Inn keeper) rocked. Dinner at Salt of the Earth was divine.


Great Porch and Setting

3.8 on August 27, 2012

We stayed just one night and found the Kingsley House to be a great find. The Innkeeper was very warm and welcoming and the B & B had a lot of extra touches that made our stay comfortable. Their coffee and tea was accompanied by flavored syrups to add to your beverage as one example. Having menus for area restaurants readily available, a frig stocked with bottled water, chocolates and cookies on the table to greet us, are just a few more special details that added value to our stay at the Kingsley House. Although some of "in the middle of nowhere" there is an outstanding restaurant in town called "Salt of the Earth". We would recommend the Kingsley House to anyone interested in a B & B in southwest Michigan.


Best B & B experience we've ever had.

4.8 on August 16, 2012

We only spent one night at the Kingsley, but that was enough to make it the best B & B we've stayed in. Our hostess greeted us immediately and had lots of suggestions as to what local and nearby attractions were and how to get to them. We tried some of them and were pleased. Our room was quaint and Victorian but had air conditioning and shower plus TV. The beds were soft and comfortable, and we had a great night's sleep. The next morning we had a tasty and well presented breakfast on the wide front porch. We enjoyed the lovely gardens and took pictures of some of the beautiful flowers. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return again some time.


First Bed and Breakfast Experience

4.0 on March 08, 2012

I was very hesitant to stay at a bed and breakfast because I felt that it would not be very private. It far exceeded my expectations! We stayed in the Cider Nook which had its own private entrance. The room was lovely! The breakfasts were absolutely fantastic. The innkeepers, Terri and Scott, were so friendly and so generous. I thought it was great how they had anything that you could possibly forgotten. Toothpast, bottled water, even wipes to remove make-up! That just shows their attention to detail. The food around the area was excellent as well! The weekend was just amazing, and I cannot wait to go back!


Wonderful Night in the Northern Spy Room

4.4 on December 07, 2011

I was wonderfully surprised by the great time we had at the Kingsley House this past November. The room was clean and ready when we got there and the bathroom had a two person jacuzzi tub which was very romantic. There was also a large selection of DVDs which we could use at anytime. The food was great and there was plenty of it. Terrie was very helpful and a delightful host. I'm sure we will be returning soon!


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Location

Location Type

a) Saugatuck-Douglas (10mins), b) South Haven (15mins), c) Holland (15mins), d) Lake Michigan (5mins), e) Fenn Valley Winery (5mins), f) Crane's Orchards (5mins)

Airport

Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Kent County Intl.) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-196 south to exit 34 (Fennville exit) and travel 5 miles east. We are on that same road (M-89).

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Lake Michigan, Saugatuck, South Haven, Tulip Time Festival, State Forests, Holland, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Antiquing, Artisan's trails, Festivals year-round, Ice Skating, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , 24 hour snacks, In-House Massages, Manicures, Pedicures, Large covered porch, Bicycles, Cross country skis, Wireless Internet throughout Inn property

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Antiquing, Artisan's trails, Festivals year-round, Ice Skating, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum required on most weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of your stay and package, or 100% for one-night reservations.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations require a 14 day notice for return of your deposit. Reservations canceled for any reason within the last 14 days prior to arrival are issued a gift certificate for the deposit paid to date. The certificate may be used for a future weekday stay at the Inn.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Dave Drees

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Running, Cooking, Biking, Nature, Decorating, Working Out Gardening

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Meals

Breakfast

Hot gourmet breakfast

  • Time Served: 9am-10am
  • Serving Location: Wrap-around porch (May - Oct), Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Picnic basket for 2


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Special Package

Romance Packages

Includes everything needed to explore a new romance or re-kindle an existing one. This is our most popular romantic getaway package. Two relaxing and invigorating one hour in-house full body massages. Complimentary Michigan winery beverage of your choice. Beautiful bouquet of seasonal flowers for your suite or room. Dinner for Two - your choice of several popular local restaurants ($50 value). Star of Saugatuck boat cruise, Romantic movie night, Horse-drawn sleigh or buggy ride in Michigan state forest (add $50 for this last option). To enhance your romantic getaway, ask about our Breakfast in Bed option. Add our All-Inclusive Michigan romantic getaway package to any stay of 2 nights or more for $269.

Summer Specials

Up to 25% discount on suites and rooms. Visit our website Specials and Packages page for the Saugatuck Summers Savings Package and save $$$ on your summertime vacation this year.

Wedding Packages

Wedding & Honeymoon/Elopement Package Our popular Romantic Wedding and Honeymoon Getaway Package for Two: Three nights luxurious accommodations in the Jacuzzi suite of your choice (four to choose from in the Inn.) Officiating minister's fee. Bouquet and boutonniere. Complimentary bottled beverage of your choice and souvenir flutes. Wedding cake (for two.) Digital photographs Breakfast in Bed included at your option (inquire for details). Kingsley House commemorative Christmas ornament. Other additional services also available upon request. Limited to two other attending quests (your witnesses). Marriage license is the responsibility of the couple. All inclusive package price is $1199 and is available November 1st to April 30th. A 50% deposit required at time of reservation.

B&B Cooking Schools

"Class" was never this much fun! A hands-on gourmet class with SueChef that's a blast and educational too. * Event held in the Inn's kitchen * Hands-on Instruction & tips * Recipe-swapping, culinary pointers * Dining to your own creations This package is offered select weekends September through April. Package is $139 for two guests.

Outdoor Adventures

A Tisket, A Tasket, Romance in a Basket! Whether you’re heading to a concert in the park, a hike in the Allegan Forest or the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan to watch the sunset, let us do the work by putting together your picnic basket for you. Our baskets include a bottle of wine or sparkling juice of your choice, cheeses, crackers, fruits and your selection of either chicken, bistro sandwiches or gourmet pates and meats. Add the picnic basket to any stay of two or more days for just $59, but please give us 48 hours notice to create your romantic basket for two.

Cool Summer Savings

See more of Saugatuck's beauty this year....more of the Saugatuck Dunes, more Romantic Lake Michigan sunsets, more of Michigan's breathtaking sandy beach front. Stay midweek days Monday thru Thursday. Avoid the crowds and save on your vacation getaway. Choose your savings rate and mention this discount in your online or phone reservation. Two days ------> 15% savings Three days ----> 20% savings Four days ------> 25% savings Valid through October 31st, excluding holidays. Can not be combined with other offers or specials. Must mention special when making your reservation

Military Rate (active duty)

Whether on leave or returning from active duty, we salute our service personnel by offering them a free night's stay in any of our Jacuzzi/Fireplace suites. Just stay any two nights at the current regular rates in any of the suites in the Inn and the third night is on us. Not valid holiday weekends and must mention special when making reservation.

Value Vacations

Stay within 15 days before or after your birthday for this extra special treatment. The first night is at your suite's regular rate and the second night your rate is your age. Turning 33 this year? Pay $33 for the second night. Turning 58 this year? Pay $58 for the second night, etc. Let us help you celebrate! Valid any two weekdays Sunday through Thursday. Not valid holiday weeks and can not be combined with other offers. Must present state ID at check-in for proof of birth date.

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BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

626 West Main St. M-89 , Fennville, MI 49408 USA (Show map)

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