The Kingsley House

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


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. 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.




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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Best stay at a B&B yet!

3.8 on October 25, 2016

Chuck went above and beyond my expectations during our stay, meeting our every need, even before we asked! He surely has the gift of hospitality which made our anniversary getaway exactly what the doctor ordered. The rooms and grounds were very Victorian in their styling, and everything we needed was right in Fennville. I had anticipated going to Saugatuck for one of the days, but the beautiful downtown shops and restaurants are a short walk away, and Fenn Valley winery is a beautiful bicycle distance.

Our third time staying at The Kingsley House

4.8 on October 23, 2016

We celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary at the Kingsley House. This is the third time we have stayed here. Our stay was very comfortable. Chuck is an excellent host and made us wonderful breakfasts. There is a lot to do in Saugatuck, Fennville, and Holland during the day. As always, we will return!

A Wonderful B&B

5 on October 13, 2016

The Kingsley House is a beautiful B&B and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owner Chuck could not have been more welcoming and has obvious enthusiasm for the Kingsley House and his guests. The location is a convenient and a short drive to many of the areas top destinations. We will be returning!

Lovely Victorian with Awesome Host!

5 on September 12, 2016

We stayed in the Northern Spy Room, which was wonderfully spacious with lovely quaint details including a small room inside the turret! Chuck was a relatively new owner when we were there, but he is a natural for hosting and customer service. Chuck's wife, Sally, stayed in the background since having broken her arm recently, but Chuck handled everything with agility and gusto! The home was very clean, the breakfast was ample and tasty, and the location is very nicely convenient to several other tourist towns. I especially enjoyed the little details at this B&B; homemade cookies and spiced pretzels for an afternoon snack, bottled water always available, several coffee flavorings to choose from, to-go coffee cups, and a supply closet with myriad items you may have forgotten to bring. This is a top-notch place to lay your head and we recommend them highly.


3.8 on August 27, 2016

This was our first stay at the Kingsley. We enjoyed our stay and the room was clean, the bed comfortable, the breakfasts were tasty. We stayed in the McIntosh which is a small room with small bathroom. The shower was very tight, a large person would not be able to turn around in it. The new owner, Chuck made everyone feel welcome and served breakfast with a smile.We would go back but would choose a bigger room. It was a great location to visit nearby towns, Saugatuck, Douglas, and Holland. Fennville has its own gems close by too. We walked to dinner at Salt of the Earth and it was delicious.

Outstanding B&B

5 on July 13, 2016

The dwelling itself is outstanding and the hosts Brenda and Chris are wonderful cooks and people!

Great B&B

5 on April 20, 2016

Perfect get-away. Great experience with great people. Our favorite B&B. Thank you for the great stay. Dave & Alana Dorr Otter Lake, MI.

Innkeeper Response
Dave & Alana, thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review - we look forward to our return.

Truly exceptional!

5 on March 27, 2016

My partner Erica and I had such a wonderful time at Kingsley House this weekend! Chris and Brenda are fantastic hosts who made us feel welcome from the very first phone call. Breakfast was incredible - Dutch Apple pancakes, strata, scones, muffins, sausage, everything. They are wonderful cooks and hosts - we had so much fun lingering over the breakfast table to talk, and pet their dog Juju, who is so sweet and quiet and well-behaved, sometimes you forget he's sitting in the corner! They gave thorough and detailed recommendations for things to do during the day, including directions, and everything they recommended was a blast, from beaches to wine to food! We only wish we had been able to spend more time in the area to do more. The rooms are beautiful and so comfortable. We loved learning about the history of the home and getting a tour of the house. It was so nice and quiet this weekend, a nice plus for traveling during Easter -- we definitely plan on returning again in the off-season as well as in the summer! Everything was absolutely wonderful -- the only thing we didn't like was having to leave! They were very generously able to accommodate our request to check out an hour late this morning, which made our weekend even more awesome. Thank you, Chris and Brenda!!!

Innkeeper Response
It was so nice having you both stay with us and JuJu really misses you too - someday he hopes you are able to have a pup who is as wonderful as he is. We look forward to your next visit and more fun conversations. Take care

Anniversary Weekend

5 on March 22, 2016

Thanks Brenda and Chris for a wonderful weekend getaway. Everything was exceptional and the breakfast is amazing. When we first arrived we were greeted and Chris gave us the history of the house and then we were shown to our room. Since we were the only guest at the time he gave us a tour of the upper floor rooms and some more history of the house. This was our first experience at a bed and breakfast and we really like the personnel attention. We chose the granny smith suite and it was a great choice. We plan on going back to try out one of the other rooms.

A frustrated bow hunter!

5 on October 04, 2015

I had the pleasure off staying at the Kingsley House with my girlfriend. We were there on opening day of the Michigan bow season and I must say it was a wonderful experience . We were greeted by Chris who was dressed in camouflage (it was like salt in a wound lol) he gave us a tour of the inn and we settle in and later on met Brenda. The Inn is beautiful and Chris and Brenda are wonderful hosts . The food was great! But, I would have preferred the venison steaks and eggs Chris talked about the day before. Of course, this is not a reflection on the beautiful inn or the wonderful owners. This is more a nock on Chris's hunting lol. This was our first experience at a B&B and I would recommend the Kingsley House to everyone! It is a beautiful place, but for me Chris and Brenda made our stay that special memory we were looking for! Thank you both and God bless you hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Dale and Diane

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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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $195

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $180

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $165

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

Nightly Rate: $115 - $135

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $165

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

Nightly Rate: $115 - $125

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

Nightly Rate: $95 - $110

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

Nightly Rate: $115 - $135

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

Nightly Rate: $195 - $215

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Location Type

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


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

Directions to property:

We are 5 miles East of Lake Michigan/I-196 on M-89 (less than 10 minutes from Saugatuck). Ideally located in the center of it all and a short drive to everything!

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, Holland, State Forests, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

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

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, Ice Skating, Festivals year-round, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 4:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only outdoors only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum required on most weekends
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • 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.



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About the innkeepers

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

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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