Yorkburg Manor

5721 N. Broomhead Rd. , Williamsburg, MI 49690 USA (Show map)


Step back in time and enter an 1890's Victorian farm home with original woodwork, transom windows and three stories of restored beauty. We are near the Sand Lakes Quiet Area with hiking/biking/nature viewing, Turtle Creek Casino, Michigan Tart Bicycle Trail and the Chain O' Lakes as well as numerous golf courses. We have central air-conditioning and wireless internet available.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value5.0
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Very clean!!

5 on April 15, 2015

Very nice! Out of the beaten path. Loved the location. Very historic. Great stories from the owner.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your experience.

- Judy (innkeeper)

A great place to stay!

4.8 on September 26, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The house was very well done with some great history that Judy shared with us. I was impressed with the care and attention to detail that went into it. The rooms were clean and there were plenty of snacks and breakfast goodies. My husband left a shirt and we received it in the mail a few days after we got home. Thanks for a great weekend!

We are so happy with our recent stay at the Yorkburg Manor!

5 on November 30, 2013

My wife and I stayed at our first bed and breakfast, after 14 years of marriage, and we were really impressed with so many things at this home. The rooms were clean, and neatly decorated to fit the whole entire home. The service was outstanding! The innkeeper was very nice and welcoming during our two day stay at the home, especially during the Iceman Cometh race knowing that we were going to be coming back to the home a little cold, muddy and wet from the 30 mile mountain bike race. For that, we thank you for your service and hospitality. We don't have any experience staying with any other bed and breakfast homes, so we thought that our lodging expenses were at a great value. Pricing out the local hotels, and comparing them to this home were not much different, and I wouldn't trade the quality location, rooms and wonderful service by the innkeeper for a casino or hotel and resort facility. The innkeeper served a wonderful breakfast buffet of items to the guest, including some wonder scones from the local bakery. Wow, those were good, and I ate a majority of them when the other guests were out of the kitchen enjoying the nice fireplace! We will plan on staying again at Yorkburg Manor, and would recommend that bed and breakfast to anyone traveling to the Traverse City, Michigan.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. That entire weekend was filled with fun and laughter and all of the guests seemed to really enjoy themselves and have such a good time. We look forward to having everyone back. Hugs!!

- Judy (innkeeper)

Outstanding place to stay

5 on October 21, 2013

The Yourkburg Manor is a true gem that everyone should have a chance to experience. My husband and I stayed here to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary, Judy & John went the extra mile to be welcoming. They suggested a great place for our celebratory dinner, and were at the ready to help out with anything else we needed. The manor is beautifully restored and incredibly clean. A place we will return to!

An amazing introduction to B&B

5 on October 18, 2013

This is my first stay at a B&B and it has been phenomenal! The hospitality shown here is just incredible. I can't wait to return.

Feeling like I'm staying with family

5 on August 09, 2013

We recently stayed at this location and I was so impressed that I felt obligated to search this site out and leave a review. Judy and John are superb hosts. The B&B was clean, unique and comfortable. Judy went out of her way to make us comfortable. We spent our mornings watching the birds while eating breakfast on the porch. Drove into Traverse City for the day, which was only a 15 minute drive, and then back to a relaxing and quiet atmosphere. I mentioned how much we enjoyed the local bread that she served us at breakfast that she ordered some more for us to take home! Who does that?! My next trip to this area will definately include a stay at this location. Thanks againg Judy.

Favorite Place for a Girls' Weekend.

5 on February 24, 2013

Judy and John run a fantastic B&B! We have stayed here for our annual girls' weekend for 4 years and we are always impressed. We always feel welcome the minute we walk in the door.

Comfortable Stay

4.2 on October 26, 2012

We had a great experience at Yorkburg Manor. John and Judy were friendly and knowledgeable. The room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was "serve yourself", and there were plenty of choices. The refrigerator was stocked with drinks, and there were snacks galore available anytime. We would definitely stay again.

A Relaxing Weekend in Northern Michigan

4.6 on October 07, 2012

Yorkburg Manor was a wonderful place to spend a relaxing weekend. The rooms are clean, quaint, comfortable, and affordable. Judy and John York were extremely nice. They made you feel like family. This was our first experience at a bed and breakfast. We would gladly go here again, even if all we do is spend time at the manor.

A great getaway!

4.2 on September 23, 2012

Beautiful home, furnished with antiques in quiet country setting. Relaxing here is easy. Hostess was friendly and very accommodating.

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Rooms & Rates

The Isabelle Room

Full-size bed with large shared bath across the hall that has both a claw foot tub and separate stand up shower. All rooms are on the 2nd floor (with original stairway and second stairway access.) All rooms have central air conditioning(a/c) and high speed wireless internet. Rates are based on double occupancy. Maximum two persons.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $125 - $145

The Wilhelmina Room

Full-size bed with large shared bath across the hall that has both the claw foot tub and a stand up shower. All rooms are on the 2nd floor (with original stairway and second stairway access.) All rooms have central air conditioning(a/c) and high speed wireless internet. Rates are based on double occupancy. Maximum two persons.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $135 - $145

Garden Room

The Garden Room has a queen size bed with a private bath and separate sitting/reading room with views of the yard and gardens. It also has central a/c, a 32"television, cable and wireless internet. All rooms are limited to two persons. Note: As this is a private home we do not have roll-a-way beds for additional persons. Maximum occupancy is two persons.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $175

The Roger/Dennis Room

Quiet room with fireplace and private bath with old fashioned claw foot tub/shower combination.. This room is one of our guest favorites and is lovely for birthdays, anniversaries and for absolutely no reason at all.It has a 32" television with cable.

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

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Location Type



Traverse City, MI (TVC-Traverse City) 12 miles

Directions to property:

We are located 1/10th of 1 mile south of M-72 on Broomhead Rd. between Traverse City and Kalkaska near the Sand Lakes Quiet Area in Grand Traverse County.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, Fireplace, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos , Snacks & beverages available.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, All activities within just minutes away, Snow shoe trails

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  • Check In:: 3pm-7pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Comfort of all other guests.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited will make acceptions
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: All weekends have a two night minimum.
  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: $100.00 deposit required to hold reservation.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations due 7 days in advance. Less than 7 days notice or failure to arrive for the reservation will forfeit the deposit and may incur additional charges for unrented nights. All cancellations subject to $20.00 service charge.
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Judy and John York

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About the innkeepers

John is a machinist and enjoys making small steam engines,sterling cycle engines and working in his shop. He also enjoys woodworking. I enjoy gardening and decorating. We both enjoy auctions, kayaking, sailing and entertaining.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:30
  • Serving Location: Kitchen, Covered porches, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

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