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Crimson Cottage Inn the Woods

2009 W. Lakewood Blvd. , Holland, MI 494924 USA (Show map)
40 Reviews
$155 - $205
per night

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Enjoy a warm, inviting, and private retreat in an unbeatable location! A beautiful wooded setting overlooking a pond with the beaches of Lake Michigan 1 mile away. Walking and bike trails right outside the door. Three spacious guest rooms with king size beds, private baths, sitting areas, refrigerators and more. WiFi, movies, cable TV, music, robes, hairdryers available. A full breakfast included with your stay. Large common area with living room, fireplace and sun room. Endless chocolate chip cookies.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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A very enjoyable stay

5 on September 11, 2014

Pardon my tardiness on the review, my wife and I stayed here in August of 2012. Kathy and Michael were wonderful hosts, and were friendly and personable while maintaining privacy. The food was excellent and the house/property was beautiful and peaceful. We would certainly recommend this to anyone, and would have no problems staying here again.

Crimson Cottage take us away...

4.8 on June 23, 2013

If you are looking for a tranquil get away, this is the place for you. It is only fifteen minutes away from home for us but it might as well have been 12 hours. With this being our first B&B experience, we couldn't have found better ambassadors than Kathy and Michael. The rooms were immaculate and the food was delicious. And, the cookies were irresistible. A very pleasant experience we will recommend to all of our friends.

A Wonderful Retreat!

5 on September 24, 2012

Crimson Cottage is a wonderful place to stay. The hostess and host were very accommodating, the room was charming. Very relaxing. Will be going back.

First, but not last time

5 on September 10, 2012

Our first B&B experience was amazing. The food, the hosts, the in-room massages were all perfection. We are hoping to come back in the winter to sit by the fire and watch the snow fall.


4.4 on September 08, 2012

Woods, beach, a very comfortable bed and the most delicious French toast, cookies outside the door an added bonus. Kathy and Michael are great.

We'll be back!

5 on September 03, 2012

Quiet, comfortable, and casually elegant! Secluded setting. Friendly hosts, delicious breakfasts make this a fun getaway place.

The Perfect Get-Away

4.0 on August 26, 2012

Comfortable & thoughtfully decorated room with all the amenities -- including home made cookies. A delicious breakfast in the sunroom and good conversation with our charming hosts. All in a peaceful woodland setting. Couldn't have asked for more.

Gluten-Free Rejoice!

5 on August 26, 2012

Our stay at the Crimson Cottage Inn the Woods was a complete delight -- wonderful setting, uplifting decor, bedding to die for... all pushed over the top by their kind attention to my dietary needs. Thank you!

Highly Recommend Crimson Cottage Inn - Peaceful, relaxing, fun experience

5 on August 13, 2012

My husband and I chose this location to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversay. The innkeepers were very warm and friendly. Kathy had a lot of information about the surrounding area. Our room exceded our expectations on value, cleanliness and comfort. We had a great stay and look forward to a future trip back. The cottage is located near a wooded trail area and our after breakfast walk was memorable -we got a lot of nice pictures. Extremely serene. We'll definitely schedule a repeat trip. Make sure you make it down to breakfast to meet the other house guests and mingle, it was very enjoyable. Michael and Kathy made us feel like family when we were there.

A Great Value!

5 on August 12, 2012

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights as an end of summer retreat. We were looking somewhere close to home (Chicagoland), but wanted a quiet and relaxing getaway. We couldn't have asked for more from the Crimson Cottage. Tucked away down a private drive, you truly feel miles away from everything even though you are in the heart of a residential area. The room itself was immaculate and had special touches to make the stay better. Delicious chocolate chip cookies, the best sheets I have slept on and a great movie selection made us feel truly taken care of. Breakfast was prompt and delicious each morning, complete with fresh fruit. Kathy and Michael gave great suggestions for dinners and local sites even on the rainy days. Definitely will recommend to friends and family

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Rooms & Rates

Moku Lani

This spacious suite includes a comfy king size bed, large gas fireplace, refrigerator, comfortable lounge chairs, desk, dining table and chairs, wooded views, TV, cable and free Wi-Fi. the large private bath includes double sinks, jetted tub, and separate shower. You may choose to enjoy the FULL breakfast brought to your room. (Included, no charge, everyday or on the days you choose) The Hawaiian inspired room has been the favorite of newlyweds,anniversaries, birthdays, romantic weekends, and girlfriend get aways. Relax in the restful tropical colors while reading about "The Islands".

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

Crimson Cottage Suite

This sunny, cheerful suite includes a comfy king size bed, refrigerator, large private bath, dining table, TV, Cable, free Wi-FI, and 2 comfortable chairs. You can enjoy the FULL breakfast brought to your room. (No charge, enjoy every day or any day you choose) Beautiful views of the wooded setting and pond can be seen from this room.

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

Just Beachy

This tranquil room reminds you of a beachside retreat. Crisp blues and whites welcome you to relax in the comfortable king size bed, rocking chair, with TV, Cable, and free Wi-FI. A refrigerator in the room can hold your favorite beverages or snacks. The private bath includes a soaking tub/shower combination. Enjoy a view of a sunrise through the trees from this room. You can enjoy the FULL breakfast brought to your room. (No charge any or all the days you choose)

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

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Location Type

1 1/2 miles to Lake Michigan beaches, Wooded area, Connected to walking and bike paths, Small town


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

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, Tulip Festival in May, Lake Michigan, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, Fireplace, Telephone, Videos , Free Parking on site, Iron and ironing board on guest floor

Room amenities

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

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Cross-country ski trails, Hiking trails, Close to Lake Michigan & State Parks., Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night's stay and/or 50% deposit required for all reservations.
  • Cancellations: Refunds minus a $25.00 processing fee if stay is cancelled 14 days or more prior to date. Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to stay, refund is available minus $50.00 per day cancellation fee. Can rebook for another stay by paying amount in full and booking within 6 months. $25.00 fee applies. No shows and early departures require full payment.



Kathy and Michael Henry

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  • Time Served: 9:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Sun room, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Picnic available $40

Signature Dish

Baked French Toast
Thick slices of french bread dipped in an egg batter and baked with a topping of butter, brown sugar, maple syrup and pecans. The caramelized topping reminds you of an old fashioned pecan roll. Our most requested and commented on dish!


2009 W. Lakewood Blvd. , Holland, MI 494924 USA (Show map)

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