Do the cabins have electricity?
Yes, the cabins have electricity, lights, outlets, etc.
Do the cabins have bathrooms?
No, the bathrooms are located off the back of the main lodge. They are not rustic. In contrast to our cabins, each private bathroom is modern, clean and every bit as luxurious as traditional lodging. The distance to the bathrooms from the cabins varies between 20 and 50 yards.
Is there a television in the cabin?
No, however there is electricity and wireless internet, so you are welcome to bring your portable electronics.
What furnishings do the cabins have?
All cabins have two queen bunks. Lower bunks have traditional queen mattresses, and upper bunks do too. There is a ladder used to get to the top bunk that is secured to the wall. Two cabins have an additional bunk room with two twin beds in bunk fashion. All cabins have mini-refrigerators, drop-leaf tables, chairs, fans, rugs, etc.
Do you provide sheets and towels?
Yes, sheets and towels are included in the cabin rental. Clean towels are provided at the beginning of your stay and can be refreshed apon request.
Do you provide housekeeping services?
No, your cabin is yours for the duration of your visit, but for an additional charge we can provide housekeeping services. Please notate this in your request for rental.
Do the cabins have air conditioning?
No, the cabins do not have air conditioning. However each has a ceiling fan and a stand fan. The cabins do tend to heat up during the sunshiney days of summer, however come sun down - opening up the french doors and allowing a few minutes of air to circulate in, the cabins will cool down quite quickly.
Do I have to go to sleep at a certain time?
No. But we do ask that you respect our quiet time hours of midnight to 7am.
Do we have to eat all our vacation meals in a restaurant?
No. We have a shared kitchen in the front lodge where you are free to store items in the refrigerator, the cabinets, ect. There is a microwave, toaster, coffee maker, utensils, cups, and plates for your use in there as well. Feel free to use what is available; just please return it at the end of your stay. Pack yourself a lunch for the beach and enjoy the day...
Is this like a B&B, Motel, Hotel or Inn?
It's important to us that you understand the Harbor Country Cabins is not like a Bed & Breakfast, Motel, Hotel or Inn. If you would prefer this sort of accommodation please ask and we would be happy to make a recommendation. Or visit www.harborcountry.org for a complete list of traditional lodging.
Is this like camping?
No, we like to think of it as "recreational living". Our vision is to provide a unique lodging experience for people who enjoy nature and the out-of-doors, but still provide modern amenities like a full bathroom and 4 walls to sleep in. Out of respect to all our property we do not permit tents of any kind to be erected unless prior consent is obtained at time of booking.
Are we handicap accessible?
Yes, one cabin and one bathroom meet ADA requirements.
Are children welcome?
Absolutely! It's our goal to be an affordable and fun lodging for families with children.
Are pets permitted?
Generally, yes. We love animals and would be most happy to discuss if your pet is welcome. You will need to ensure to bring a solution to chain or crate them to keep them safe if you plan on leaving the premises. Please notate what pets you plan to bring in your request for rental. **Any destruction done by pets will be responsibility of the pets owner**
Is smoking allowed inside?
Not inside the cabins, bathrooms or shared kitchen. However you are welcome to smoke outside of these area. There are plenty of butt cans on the property. Please pickup butts after yourself and dispose of properly.
Are you open all year round?
Regrettably not. Our season is from May through October, weather permitting.
How far are you from the beach?
Harbor Country Cabins is about 1/4 mile north of the Harbert Community Beach and 2 miles south of Warren Dunes State Park.
How far are you from public transportation?
There is an Amtrak Station 9 miles away in New Buffalo, MI that runs daily to and from Chicago. See the Amtrak website for additional information. If you need transportation arrangements to and from the train, contact us and we can help.
Is there anywhere I can find online reviews?