Review of The Kirby House Bed and Breakfast, Saugatuck Michigan
The Kirby House Bed and Breakfast
294 West Center Street
Post Office Box: 1174
Saugatuck, Michigan 49453
IF there is any drawback to The Kirby House Bed and Breakfast, it is the fact that they are not family oriented. While they don’t expressly say no children allowed, they do discourage bringing children of any age. There are many reasons why some inns do not allow children. There many not be activities that children enjoy or the inn may not be what they call child safe. If you intend to bring children, be sure to contact them about it when you book and find out the reason why and then make an informed decision.
The Kirby House Bed and Breakfast is a perfect place to come if you are looking for an out of the city inn, a place to relax, make new friends and enjoy small town America at its very best. Take a look at what they have to offer and see if you get the feeling that this is the place for you.
The Kirby House is a multi award winning Bed and Breakfast. And they have been written up in such magazines as Parade. Some of their awards are
The Best of Readers Choice Awards for Best Chef 2005 and Best Bed and Breakfast 2005. And the AAA Triple Diamond Award.
They have eight rooms available, all named after famous women in history.
May 1 – October 31 November 1 – April 30
Rooms with Private Bath $150 – $185 $110 – $160
Rooms with Shared Bath $115 – $125 $85 – $120
Every room comes with full gourmet breakfasts by candlelight daily, seasonal in-ground heated pool, and year round outdoor Jacuzzi hot tub.
Area attractions include the Tulip Time Festival in May, art fairs, beaches, Lake Michigan, hiking trails, galleries and shopping.
As for packages, Cooking classes, romantic getaways, gourmet dinners and murder mysteries weekends during off-peak season.
This is an example of what awaits you if you have the courage to try one of the Murder Mystery Weekends.
You play the characters in this vintage murder mystery. Friday night you’ll get a chance to meet the other characters at the evening hors d’oeuvre party.
On Saturday you’ll have the day to explore the shops, stores, galleries and restaurants of the Saugatuck area.
Saturday night the excitement unfolds during your murderously grand meal. But watch your back…someone is out for MURDER! You could be the murderer or the victim, or the one who solves the mystery. You won’t know till you get here.
Your weekend includes:
Two night’s lodging, Two full breakfasts, Friday evening “Welcome Party”Murder Mystery Saturday night dinner and a Souvenir gift. Complete package for two starts at $450
Saugatuck is a resort town on the Kalamazoo River and has a combination of small town America and resort atmosphere.
During the summer you’ll find the best beaches around, one of the oldest hand-cranked chain ferries in America, a real paddle-wheel boat that tours through the Kalamazoo River into Lake Michigan, the best art galleries around, shops galore, and some of the best restaurants you’ll find in any resort town. If you come on any holidays you can experience the best of small town America with the local celebrations and parades.