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The Henderson Castle

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Front of property
Indoor/outdoor pool
Rooftop pool

Overview of The Henderson Castle

The Henderson Castle

3.5 star property

7.4/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Business services
100 Monroe Street, Kalamazoo, MI, 49006

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKalamazoo College5 min walk
  • Popular LocationWestern Michigan University14 min walk
  • Popular LocationKalamazoo Institute of Arts2 min drive
  • AirportKalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area


The Henderson Castle is located in West Main HIll, a neighborhood in Kalamazoo, and is next to a golf course and near the beach. Kalamazoo Valley Museum and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts are cultural highlights, or if an activity is on the agenda, check out Oasis Hot Tub Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Waldo Stadium or Wings Event Center. Enjoy the area's slopes with snowboarding and ski runs, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and ice skating.

What's nearby

  • Kalamazoo College - 5 min walk
  • Waldo Stadium - 12 min walk
  • Western Michigan University - 14 min walk
  • Kalamazoo Valley Museum - 2 min drive
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Kalamazoo Transportation Center - 3 min drive
  • Kalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.) - 14 min drive


  • Saffron - 7 min walk
  • University Roadhouse - 9 min walk
  • Rasa Ria - 10 min walk
  • Comensoli's - 11 min walk
  • Ruggers Up and Under - 14 min walk

About this property

The Henderson Castle

3.5-star family-friendly bed & breakfast located in West Main HIll
Located close to Kalamazoo College and Waldo Stadium, The Henderson Castle provides free breakfast, 18 holes of golf, and a casino. For those looking to try their luck, this bed & breakfast boasts 4 casino VIP rooms, 100 slot machines, and 25 casino gaming tables. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna or Turkish bath/hammam, and indulge in a body scrub, a deep-tissue massage, or aromatherapy. The onsite French cuisine restaurant features brunch. Enjoy onsite activities like racquetball/squash and sledding. Guests can also expect to find an attached winery, a roundtrip airport shuttle and 20 beach bars.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Access to a nearby health club, express check-out, and wedding services
  • Luggage storage, snow sports gear, and 2 meeting rooms
  • Massage treatment rooms, tour/ticket assistance, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast and helpful staff
Room features
All 12 individually furnished rooms include comforts such as private hot tubs and fireplaces, in addition to perks like premium bedding and heated floors. Guests reviews say good things about the comfortable rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding, Frette Italian sheets, and memory foam beds
  • 17 bathrooms with designer toiletries and deep soaking tubs
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Private yards, heated floors, and separate sitting areas


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property for guests without COVID-19 vaccination
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
On-site antigen/rapid COVID-19 testing is available for a USD 20 fee; reservations required for on-site testing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free offsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 20 beach bars and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Art gallery
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Downhill skiing
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Private winery tours
  • Public winery tours
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Sauna
  • Sledding
  • Spa services
  • Steam room
  • Wine tasting room
  • Winery attached
  • Winery release events
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Separate dining area
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Banquet hall
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Luggage storage
  • Snow sports gear
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space (2691 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 2


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Vineyard


  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • 25 casino gaming tables
  • 100 casino slot machines
  • 4 casino VIP rooms
  • Casino (53820 square feet of space)
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding


  • 17 bathrooms
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer


  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Champagne service
  • Coffee grinder
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Dishwasher
  • Free bottled water
  • Freezer
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shared kitchen access

Outdoor space

  • Balcony
  • Yard


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Chef
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Fireplace
  • Free newspapers
  • Heated floors
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Private spa tub
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Window screens

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Check-in from 4 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 25.0
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 25.0
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8 PM
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Prior to arrival, you must complete online registration via a secure link
You will be asked to provide the property with a copy of your government-issued photo ID after booking
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests arriving after 10 PM will be charged an additional EUR 25 per hour.

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per pet, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room
Pets cannot be left unattended
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 25 per night

Property payment types

Important information


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

  • Resort fee: USD 18.00 per accommodation, per stay
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Spa access
  • Internet access
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking

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

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.0 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 25.0 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 25 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
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
Long-term renters welcome
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the spa tub without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Henderson Castle Inn & B&B
Henderson Castle Inn & B&B Kalamazoo
Henderson Castle B&B Kalamazoo
Henderson Castle B&B
Henderson Castle Kalamazoo
Henderson Castle
The Henderson Castle Kalamazoo
The Henderson Castle Bed & breakfast
The Henderson Castle Bed & breakfast Kalamazoo

Frequently asked questions

Is The Henderson Castle pet-friendly?

Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of USD 35 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at The Henderson Castle?

As of Feb 8, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Henderson Castle on Feb 16, 2023 start from $119.71, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Henderson Castle?

There is free parking nearby.

What time is check-in at The Henderson Castle?

Check-in is from 4 PM - anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 25.0 (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at The Henderson Castle?

Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for USD 25.0 (subject to availability).

Does The Henderson Castle provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of USD 35 per vehicle applies.

Where is The Henderson Castle located?

Located near the slopes, this West Main HIll bed & breakfast is next to a golf course and within a 15-minute walk of Kalamazoo College, Waldo Stadium, and Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Kalamazoo Valley Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km). Kalamazoo Transportation Center is 24 minutes by foot.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Henderson Castle and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Henderson Castle offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Henderson Castle cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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8/10 Good

Carl, Houston

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was unique, I did not explore as much as I wanted as I do not do well with stairs. But they did have a wheelchair ramp to the front door & one cottage with two separate areas which is where I stayed. I knew of the property when growing up in Kalamazoo in the 60’s - 80’s, so it was a nice gift to myself to stay here. So whether you are from the area or not & you want to stay in a beautiful home built in the 1800’s with all that charm with modern conveniences but not to many to ruin the ambience. I highly recommend you stay at the Henderson Castle for just a weekend or for that special occasion, you will not be disappointed!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay

Marcia, Farmington Hills

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
My room was outstanding except for 2 safety issues. The tiny bench to stand on to get into bed, would have a hard time being smaller. The bathtub needed a support rail, because it was high off the ground and falling was easy. I did fall getting out of bed, but just scabs and black and blue. I won’t be returning.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

8/10 Good

Diane, Holt

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

6/10 Okay

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Staff & service
Know what you’re getting into
The policies are really strict and a bit frustrating. Also, one of the main attractions, the roof top deck & hot tub, is totally off limits if someone decides they want a massage. Consequently, my wife and I only got a couple minutes in the hot tub the whole trip. Don’t count on bringing anything you want to eat or drink, otherwise you’ll face a steep fine from The castle. That’s just one example of possible up-charges. You’ll find posted signs saying if you do this or that, expect upwards of a thousand dollars charged to your card. We ordered a vegan breakfast for the following morning which was pretty decent, if not a little bland. Can’t say for the non-veg options, but expect some sticker shock. Dinner dishes are roughly $35+ a plate. We had a mix of quality in staff we encountered. The middle aged heavyset bartender we had was a straight up creep, and left-handedly hit on women in front of their husbands. It’s a bummer, because the barroom is truly an incredible little place, and we didn’t care to stay more than the one drink we had. We tried to cash out, but the bartender disappeared for 20mins at a time to make cheese & cracker plates I guess? Most of the other staff were really sweet & easy going. The Tibetan room we stayed in was pretty large & comfy, but peeking into some of the other open rooms, a few seem pretty claustrophobic, so book carefully. Also, I had to force the castle to give us the price guaranteed here on Hotels.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property was misrepresented. It is nothing but a large run down house with leaky ceilings and faulty wiring. There were extension chords run across my metal headboard. The pipes and ceiling leaked in the bathroom. The grounds were all dug up. There was no wine tour. The rooftop spa area had old plastic wicker furniture without enough cushions. The place was so bad that I left in the middle of the night on my second night. The owner said that he would refund my money for that night and the next, but he didn't.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

2/10 Terrible


Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/10 Poor

Todd, Hanahan

Business traveler
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
The description and photos of this property are misleading. The room description clearly said air conditioning, but my room had none, not even a fan. It was 80 degrees outside. The website says the bar is open at 4. We weren’t able to get drinks until 5:30 because the bartender didn’t show up until then. The wine was open and the bottle was dusty. It was stale and undrinkable. At night, my room was sweltering. I called the front desk. Now answer. Apparently the staff is completely gone at 10pm. I couldn’t stay there for three nights. I had to find another hotel at 11pm. Someone called me the next morning and I told the the situation. I demanded a refund. They told me the owner would call me. I haven’t heard from them 3 days later. Even Orbitz can’t get a response from them.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022