Property Amenities


Our family purchased the Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast in 2023. Since that time we have completely renovated most of the bathrooms in the bed and breakfast. And, added new paint, decorations, and bedding. We also have completely renovated the cottages and turned them into luxury condos. Our condos have the highest end finishes and features.

Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast & Condos Property Amenities

  • On-site innkeeper (your own personal concierge and local expert).
  • Lovely breakfast is included for all bed and breakfast guests. Enjoy at the main table, delivered to your room, or even packed for an early morning star (breakfast is available for condo guests at $20 per person).
  • 500 feet from Lake Michigan with public beach access.
  • Walking distance to 8 restaurants, 3 wineries, 3 ice cream shops, and 3-4 coffee shops.
  • Across the street from a wonderful gourmet grocery store with a nice wine and liquor selection.
  • Expansive front porch with great views for lounging, picnics, or sipping wine.
  • Free parking on-site.
  • Beach towels upon request.
  • Quilts to take to the beach or stargazing.
  • Wine glasses and silverware for picnics.

Meet Our On-site Innkeeper

Laura Cavender brings her warmth and creative talents to the inn after stints as ship’s cook, private chef, and assistant innkeeper. She’s been an integral part of the team at Traverse City’s Oryana Community (Food) Cooperative, and an instructor sharing a “rainbow of fresh cuisines” at the oils-and-vinegar shop Fustini’s.

We’re delighted that she’s joined us with her joyful spirit to ensure a very special experience for you. Call her at (231) 334-6789 if you have any special needs.

Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast

The Inn

Built in 1872 – we found contemporary newspapers used as insulation when we renovated – the inn was originally a boarding house for loggers. It became home over the years to the Andresen family and hosted a restaurant called the Kum-n-Dyne (above in 1939), several shops, the site for school lunches when the School House was down the street, and a bed & breakfast in 1991.

The guest cottages date from the 20’s and 30’s, with modifications to all three buildings through the 50’s and 60’s. Detailed county records for the property dating from the mid-19th century are framed in the hallway for the inquisitive. The cottages have just been completely renovated into 3 luxurious new condos for families and guests who appreciate high-end finishes.

In 2023-2024 we added significant upgrades to the Bed and Breakfast. Featuring completely new bathrooms in 4 of the rooms, new paint, bedding, and other nice upgrades.

Front porch at Glen Arbor b&b
Breakfast at Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast
bedroom at Glen Arbor Lodging


Luxury Condo Review

"Absolute luxury staying here! The condo is SO thoughtfully styled and the space is so efficient. Astoundingly clean and includes almost everything you could need. We loved our mini family vacation to Sleeping Bear Dunes so much and part of that was due to our great stay!" -Amanda

Bed and Breakfast Review

"We had a wonderful weekend at Glen Arbor Bed & Breakfast, starting with a welcoming text from Laura, the innkeeper. She let us know when our room would be ready and asked if we would like a fire in the fireplace, and informed us about breakfast. Can not say enough about her deliciously prepared breakfasts." -Sheila (Tripadvisor)

Luxury Condo Review

"We have been visiting the area for years but this was our first in-town stay. The location was so convenient! We were able to walk to the beach, shops, restaurants, and playground." -Kathy

Bed and Breakfast Review

"An amazing stay in a cute town with an awesome location close to Sleeping Bear Dunes and the lake. The breakfast is to die for and loved the fresh apples, pears, and coffee available as well. We recommend!" -Karla

Condo Review

"This place is charming and adorable, right in the center of downtown. We were happy with everything. It was very clean with lots to do in the area. Lake Michigan is one block away, Glen Lake is 5 minutes away... the property manager on site was fabulous to work with, we loved everything!" -Maria

Specials & Packages

Charcuterie & Snacks

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Cost: Varies Add a treat to your reservation. We’ll have a board or basket waiting for your late arrival; prepare a beautiful display for your wine tasting adventure,...

Make it Romance

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Cost: $65 in addition to the room or cottage tariff A romantic rendezvous? Set the mood. Order a striking seasonal bouquet from our caring local florist, including at...

Pedal & Paddle Package

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We have great options for you to enjoy the do-not-miss experiences of Glen Arbor: paddling on the Crystal River and pedaling the Heritage Trail, Palmer Woods Mountain...

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