Thunder Bay Resort

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Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Thunder Bay Resort

Thunder Bay Resort

2.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Housekeeping
27800 M-32, Hillman, MI, 49746

Explore the area

  • AirportAlpena, MI (APN-Alpena County Regional)26 min drive
  • Popular LocationAlpena Golf Club28 min drive
  • Popular LocationIsland Park and Wildlife Sanctuary35 min drive
  • Popular LocationRiver's Edge Golf Club35 min drive

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About this area


Thunder Bay Resort is located in Hillman. Local points of interest include Clear Lake State Park.

What's nearby

  • Mich-E-Ke-Wis Park - 27 min drive
  • Alpena Golf Club - 28 min drive
  • Island Park and Wildlife Sanctuary - 35 min drive
  • Besser Museum - 35 min drive
  • River's Edge Golf Club - 35 min drive

Getting around

  • Alpena, MI (APN-Alpena County Regional) - 26 min drive


  • Clubhouse Grill — 1 min walk
  • VanPamel's Hometown Diner — 17 min walk

About this property

Thunder Bay Resort

Hotel in Hillman with golf course and restaurant
This hotel features a golf course, a restaurant, and barbecue grills. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 30 rooms boast fireplaces and offer free WiFi and furnished patios. Living rooms and dining areas are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.
Thunder Bay Resort offers 30 accommodations with fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Golf lessons


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cribs/infant beds


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Microwave

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio


  • Fireplace
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Separate living room

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per stay
Dogs welcome
2 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Thunder Bay Resort Hillman
Thunder Bay Resort
Thunder Bay Hillman
Thunder Bay Hotel Hillman
Thunder Bay Resort Michigan/Hillman
Thunder Bay Resort Hotel
Thunder Bay Resort Hillman
Thunder Bay Resort Hotel Hillman

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Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 25 out of 49 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 49 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 49 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 49 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 49 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Love this place!
Great stay right on the golf course, rooms are very big and the on-site restaurant is fantastic
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Would stay again
Suites are well appointed and spacious. Clean! Service is excellent. Could use some modern updates but overall a very nice stay.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Read the reviews but don't let them scare you
After booking this room I went back and read the reviews and started to worry but for 1 nice I can deal with it. Showing up after a long drive I was very pleased. The staff was very nice. The room is very very clean sure the furniture was dated but in good shape, clean and comfortable. Stepping out on the deck we were greeted by the sounds of Elk bugling . The bed was a bit hard for my wife but we slept great . Very good deal for the price.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Four stars
Very quiet, enjoyed our stay overall. Room maintenance was not what it should have been, drains did not work well and, most frustrating, was the toilet seat which moved every time you sat down. I informed the desk of these issues upon our departure. When we first arrived I did remove the remnants of a couple obvious dead bugs/moths from the walls. Other than that, and the fact that the rooms were a little dated, we enjoyed it!
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020