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Hamlin Lake: A Beautiful Place to Stay

If your idea of the perfect vacation is by the lake, Hamlin Lake is the place for you. There are a variety of friendly resorts along the lake, many fully furnished and ready to welcome you. Cottages also provide a more intimate lodging experience. There are also clean and comfortable campgrounds for those who prefer to pitch a tent or park their big rig RV’s. Fishing, boating, swimming, and beautiful sunsets, not to mention amenities like swimming pools, convenience stores, playgrounds, and more can be found at beautiful Hamlin Lake’s resorts and campsites. 

Places to Stay Around Hamlin Lake

Waterside Resort and Boat Rental

On Lower Hamlin Lake. Clean, two/four bedroom newly remodeled, air conditioned housekeeping cottages. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV. Near Lake Michigan beaches, downtown Ludington. Swimming beach, great fishing, boating. On-site store with snacks, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval. For boat rentals, call: (231) 843-2090.

On beautiful Upper Hamlin Lake ten miles north of Ludington. 110 large sites with tables, firepits, bathhouses, electric and water hook-ups, dump station, swimming pool, convenience store, group camping area, walking paths, three playgrounds, rowboat, canoe, and kayak rental plus boat docking, excellent fishing and plenty of wildlife. April 15-October 15.

On the southern tip of beautiful Hamlin Lake 1-1/2 miles from Lake Michigan--closest resort to the Ludington State Park. 16 housekeeping cottages on 14 acres of beautifully wooded lakefront. One bedroom to five bedrooms and two motel rooms. Safe sandy beach. Pontoon, fishing boat and motor rentals available for guests. Wi-Fi.

Clean, comfortable cottages on Indian Pete Bayou, Upper Hamlin Lake. Four bedroom lake-front house, three bedroom bay cottage, 6 two-bedroom cottages, 2 three-bedroom cottages. Excellent boating and fishing. Pontoons and boat rentals available. Canoe and paddle boats complimentary. Swimming area, playground. Fish cleaning station, freezer on site. Free Wi-Fi. No pets, please.

Open all year. 13 housekeeping cottages overlooking Upper Hamlin Lake. One to five bedrooms, some with fireplaces. Heated outdoor pool. 40 acres of wooded land with hiking trails, playground, snowshoeing, fishing. Canoes, kayaks, pontoon, fishing boat/motor rentals. No pets. Group retreats and reunions welcome — call or e-mail for reservations.

This duplex on Upper Hamlin Lake features lower and upper levels--each with two bedrooms that sleep six. Includes fully furnished kitchens, linens/towels, cable TV, picnic table, grill, and pier with four boat slips. Play, fish, and enjoy spectacular views of Hamlin Lake from the private deck. No pets.

Three-bedroom, one-bath sleeps six. Leather furniture, new appliances (including dishwasher), ceiling fans, central heat and A/C. Phone, cable TV, internet, and three LCD TV'S. Private backyard with patio furniture, featuring a gas grill and fire pit. Beautiful Hamlin Lake view.

Eight cottages with frontage on Hamlin Lake's Middle Bayou. Sheltered access to Hamlin Lake. Two bedroom, one bath cottages accommodate up to 4 adults or families up to 5. Playground, toddler beach, covered dockage and boat/motor rentals available. Special spring and fall rates for weekend getaways. Summer rentals Saturday-Saturday only.

Attractive, clean, air-conditioned, smoke-free, 1 & 2 bedroom housekeeping cottages. Located on the east shore of Lower Hamlin Lake. Beautiful, scenic view of sand dunes and sunsets. Sandy bottom swimming, play areas, and sand box for children. Waterfront deck, dockage for boats available. Open June-September. No pets. (888) 226-0791

Perfect for family getaways, Hobby Crest Resort is an ideal destination for all generations to experience the great outdoors while relaxing in the newly renovated cabins (including A/C). Enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, and kayaking right off our sandy shoreline, just steps away from the eastern border of the State Park.

Happy Day Rentals offers five vacation properties at Hamlin Lake all within walking distance to Barnhart’s Restaurant/Marina and Wilson Park public boat ramp. Each property is uniquely decorated offering a relaxing place to gather, sleeping from two-eleven people. Most provide firepits, picnic tables, grills, Roku TV, washer/dryer and more!

Stay Near Hamlin Lake in Ludington

Just 4 miles south of the Hamlin Lake area, you’ll find the rest of Ludington. From campgrounds to resorts, hotels to motels, and bed & breakfasts to cottages; Ludington offers plenty of options for places to stay while you visit Hamlin Lake.

Vacation Station RV Resort

Recently expanded! 60 new big rig sites with 22x70 concrete pads. Pull-thru. 216 full hook-ups with all utilities including cable TV, Wi-Fi, 50 amp service. Heated pool, spa, laundry, store, propane, clubhouse, game room, fishing pond. Clean restrooms. Cabins, cottages for rent. Playground, pet run, bicycle rentals, new outdoor game park!

Exceptional service and a consistently great experience, with amenities you can count on. Pillow top beds, free hot breakfast, large indoor heated pool, whirlpool, fitness room, dog friendly, and free Wi-Fi. Come see the all-new look and feel, renovated and refreshed from the guest rooms to the lobby.

Ludington’s newest hotel! New modern design, comfortable rooms, free hot breakfast, indoor heated pool and spacious hot tub, fitness room, free Wi-Fi, and dog friendly. This hotel features 6,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The gracious staff is ready to welcome you today.

An unbeatable value that travelers deserve. This hotel greets you with friendly service, free hot breakfast, large atrium with heated indoor pool and hot tub, free Wi-Fi, dog friendly, game room, fitness room, and family suites. The friendly staff is always ready to ensure a fun-filled and memorable stay.

Located just minutes from the Carferry, City beach, Ludington State Park and many activities. Featuring Lincoln Lake boating access, paved walking/bike path, playground, and showers. Water, electric and sewer hook ups. Pets welcome. Rent by day, week, or month. Open May 1-Oct. 15.

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