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Overview of Birchwood Inn

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Seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Individually decorated, laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets
Individually decorated, laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets

Birchwood Inn

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationThorne Swift Nature Preserve12 min walk
    Popular LocationHarbor Springs Vineyards and Winery3 min drive
    Popular LocationHarbor Springs Beach7 min drive
    AirportPellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional)38 min drive

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About this area

Harbor Springs

Birchwood Inn is located in Harbor Springs. Tunnel of Trees and Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Harbor Springs Beach and Petoskey State Park. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, or check out other outdoor activities such as sledding and snowshoeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve - 12 min walk
  • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery - 3 min drive
  • Harbor Springs Beach - 7 min drive
  • Boyne Highlands Resort - 21 min drive
  • Great Lakes Center for the Arts - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) - 38 min drive


  • Sam's Graces Cafe & Bakery — 5 min drive
  • Small Batch at the Cupola — 5 min drive
  • Paper Station Bistro — 6 min drive
  • Stained Cup — 6 min drive
  • Small Batch of Harbor Springs — 6 min drive

About this property

Birchwood Inn

Hotel with free breakfast, near Tunnel of Trees
Along with a seasonal outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has conference space and a lobby fireplace. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and free local calls. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with cable channels.
Birchwood Inn offers 42 accommodations with air conditioning. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

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

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–9:00 AM

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space (2300 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms


  • Pool sun loungers


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • TV


  • Free local calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone



Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed during the winter:
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night

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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from June to September
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Birchwood Harbor Springs
Birchwood Inn
Birchwood Inn Harbor Springs
Birchwood Hotel Harbor Springs
Birchwood Inn Hotel
Birchwood Inn Harbor Springs
Birchwood Inn Hotel Harbor Springs

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 178 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 53 out of 178 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 51 out of 178 reviews
3 - Okay 29%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 178 reviews
2 - Poor 12%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 178 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was great! we stayed here for a night and we had a good night sleep while also enjoying the fireplace in the morning.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner, Traveled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The facility is a good value. It’s clean and neat and the staff is friendly and helpful.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Overall I was pleasantly surprised by this place, especially after reading some other reviews. It is definitely outdated though very clean rooms, comfortable beds and hot water. My kids were charmed by the telephones, microwave and tvs that were straight out of the 1990s or earlier! Our biggest complaint was the way some kind of air conditioner or heating unit stuck out of the outer wall and our son cut his head on it. It could easily be covered with some pipe insulation or rubber, so watch out for those things sticking out of the building if you stay in the back building. It also is not particularly quiet, the heating unit it made interesting noises during the night and if the room over ran water we could hear it. It was a neat place though and served its purpose for us: a clean, warm place to sleep in between winter activities.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Extremely minimal creature comforts. 18" box tv,no free wi fi signal, breakfast consists of boiled eggs and different types of toasts. Spent $360 for 2 nights when I could have spent that at a motel 6 full of Crackheads and got more for my money..
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020