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South Haven Michigan Accommodations

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The South Haven center is approximately 1 mile northeast of Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum and 1 mile northeast of South Haven Community Hospital.

Welcome to South Haven, Michigan, a beautiful lakeside city spanning Van Buren and Allegan counties. Whether you want to stay in a roadside accommodation off Interstate 196, or you prefer a more upscale hotel with extra amenities, South Haven has a variety of hotels to meet your travel needs. More from this guide...

South Haven Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Baymont Inn & Suites Conference Center in South Haven
1555 Phoenix Rd., South Haven, MI 49090
  • Two-star Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Friendly service
  • Beds were acceptable for 54%
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hampton Inn South Haven
4299 Cecilia Dr., South Haven, MI 49090
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • 64 rooms in hotel
  • Great job on cleaniness
  • Spacious rooms
Holiday Inn Express South Haven
1741 Phoenix St., South Haven, MI 49090
  • 3-star Beach property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Food is to die for
  • Great beds and welcoming service
Great Lakes Inn & Suites - South Haven
9814 M 140 Highway, South Haven, MI 49090
  • Low priced Highway hotel
  • 10 suites in hotel
  • Most guests found problems with the furniture
  • Most guests said the wifi quality was bad
Sun 'n Sand Resort - South Haven
176 North Blue Star Highway, South Haven, MI 49090
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • 31 rooms in hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph - Watervliet
8258 Arnt Blvd., Watervliet, MI 49098 ~15.54 miles south of South Haven
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Gym is available on property
Americinn by Wyndham Douglas / Saugatuck in Douglas
2905 Blue Star Highway, Douglas, MI 49406 ~15.75 miles north of South Haven
  • Inexpensive hotel
Best Western Plaza Hotel Saugatuck
3457 Blue Star Highway, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9400 ~18.62 miles north of South Haven
  • Two-star Resort property
  • Hotel has 6 suites
  • Reception is all right
  • Bathroom is ok
Castle in The Country Bed & Breakfast in Allegan
340 M 40 South, Allegan, MI 49010 ~19.95 miles east of South Haven
  • Mid-scale hotel
Delano Mansion Inn
302 Cutler St., Allegan, MI 49010 ~22.21 miles east of South Haven
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 9 rooms
Comfort Inn & Suite Paw Paw - Paw Paw
153 Ampey Rd., Paw Paw, MI 49079 ~22.81 miles southeast of South Haven
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Many places to eat close by
  • Room very clean and quiet
Econo Lodge : 139 Ampey Rd.
139 Ampey Rd., Paw Paw, MI 49079 ~22.88 miles southeast of South Haven
  • Cheap hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Travelodge Paw Paw in Paw Paw
111 Ampey Rd., Paw Paw, MI 49079 ~22.97 miles southeast of South Haven
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
American Inn Benton Harbor : 1950 East Napier Ave.
1950 East Napier Ave., Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~23.11 miles south of South Haven
  • 2-star Highway property
  • 60 rooms in hotel
  • Delayed check in
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
Not Good 1.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Silver Beach Hotel
100 Main St., Saint Joseph, MI 49085 ~23.37 miles southwest of South Haven
  • 3-star Beach property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Awful rooms
  • Could be quieter
The Boulevard Inn & Bistro : 521 Lake Blvd.
521 Lake Blvd., St. Joseph, MI 49085 ~23.63 miles southwest of South Haven
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 82 suites in hotel
Comfort Suites
1825 Meadowbrook, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~23.83 miles south of South Haven
  • 3-star Beach property
  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Wi-Fi was not working
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Motel 6 Benton Harbor : 2063 Pipestone Rd.
2063 Pipestone Rd., Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~23.84 miles south of South Haven
  • Cheap hotel
  • 88 rooms in property
Red Roof Inn : 1630 Mall Dr.
1630 Mall Dr., Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~24.02 miles south of South Haven
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • 108 rooms in property
  • Rooms could be cleaner
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Days Inn & Suites Benton Harbor Mi
1598 Mall Dr., Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~24.03 miles south of South Haven
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 52 rooms in property
  • Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas
  • Fair family hotel
Best Western Benton Harbor St. Joseph
1592 Mall Dr., Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2310 ~24.09 miles south of South Haven
  • Three Star Lake hotel
  • 2 suites in property
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2276 Pipestone Rd., Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~24.18 miles south of South Haven
  • 3-star Highway property
  • 15 suites in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
The Inn at Harbor Shores - Saint Joseph
800 Whitwam Dr., Saint Joseph, MI 49085 ~24.21 miles southwest of South Haven
  • Midscale Resort property
  • Hotel has 4 suites
Courtyard St. Joseph Marriott
1295 Cinema Way, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~24.41 miles south of South Haven
  • Mid-scale Highway hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Staybridge Suites - Benton Harbor
1275 Cinema Way, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 ~24.44 miles south of South Haven
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Fitness center on property
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The area incorporating modern-day South Haven was once occupied by the Potawatomi and Iroquois tribes. In 1833, Jay R. Monroe received a government land grant for 65 acres along the Lake Michigan shore. By the 1850s, settlers arrived and helped establish the first steam sawmills on the Black River. South Haven was officially incorporated as a village in 1869 and then again as a city in 1902.

Today, South Haven is home to a number of interesting cultural attractions and staple restaurants. Whatever your reason for visiting South Haven, you want to find the right accommodations that allow you to explore everything the shores of Lake Michigan have to offer.

When should you travel to South Haven, MI?

Although Michigan winters are brutally cold, the rest of the year is quite temperate compared to many tourist destinations. Summers attract the biggest crowds thanks to average highs reaching 79 degrees Fahrenheit in July and August. If you plan to participate in any water sports, you'll want to book a room during the summer months. Remember that hotel rates tend to be highest from June through August. Even though you'll pay more per night to stay in South Haven during the summer, you can experience exciting events such as the annual Harborfest.

Fall is the second warmest season in South Haven with high temperatures hovering around 62 degrees in October. Temperatures drop dramatically in November, however, so plan your trip in September or October to take advantage of the pleasant weather. Regardless, you should pack a few layers and bring a jacket if you plan on exploring the outdoors.

Spring warms up slowly in South Haven. April highs average 56 degrees and reach 66 degrees in May, but evening lows range from 39 to 48 degrees. It's not a bad idea to bring winter clothing for an early spring trip to the Great Lakes region because the weather changes dramatically from one day to the next.

If you're visiting South Haven in the winter, you can take advantage of low hotel rates that may make the trip worth your while. As long as a snowstorm doesn't strike, you'll have access to many indoor experiences such as shopping, entertainment, dining, and nightlife.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in South Haven, MI:

seasonality of hotel rates in South Haven

South Haven by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in South Haven, MI. You can use these line graphs to determine the best months to stay in South Haven for your upcoming travels.

What hotels provide the best luxury in South Haven, MI?

If you'd prefer more upscale accommodations in and around South Haven, you're in luck.

The Inn at Harbor Shores in nearby St. Joseph provides everything you need for an exceptional Great Lakes experience. The Harbor Shores property is home to a state-of-the-art golf course, a spa, a marina, and an art gallery. Dine at Plank's Tavern on the Water, grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine at Rise & Vine, or order room service. The inn also offers an impressive meeting space and a 4,300-square-foot ballroom that's ideal for corporate events or weddings.

As for the rooms at The Inn at Harbor Shores, you won't find anything more luxurious in the area. Each room features complimentary Wi-Fi access, coffee-making facilities, a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV, and a balcony. Additional guest amenities include an on-site fitness center, valet dry cleaning, sand volleyball, indoor and outdoor pools, canoe and kayak rentals, safe deposit boxes, and indulgent spa treatments.

Another upscale option located in St. Joseph is The Boulevard Inn & Bistro. This all-suite hotel sits on a picturesque bluff overlooking Lake Michigan in the heart of downtown. The seven-story accommodation features a covered terrace, marble floors, inviting earth tones, bright natural light, and the popular Bistro on the Boulevard. This intimate French-style bistro gives guests a chance to dine on the seasonal terrace or in the beautiful dining room with its lake views. You can also order room service.

Suites at The Boulevard Inn are quiet and spacious with separate living and dining areas. Enjoy a BeyondTV smart television system, comfortable beds, a sleeper sofa, and kitchenette with microwave, full-sized refrigerator, coffeemaker, and bar.

What are the most affordable hotel options in South Haven, Michigan?

3 Star Average Prices: $143.52

Finding an affordable hotel in South Haven may not always be easy, but if you expand your search to include nearby areas, you'll have an easier time staying under budget.

Econo Lodge Paw Paw is located 22 miles from South Haven and offers pet-friendly accommodations for the whole family. Enjoy a free continental breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, ample parking, available valet dry cleaning, and copy, print, and fax services for business travelers. Guest rooms include microwaves, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, ergonomic workspaces, and inviting decor.

If you'd prefer a room in South Haven, check into the Great Lakes Inn & Suites. Although the rooms may look somewhat dated, the hotel features a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. In-room amenities vary by room type, but they may include flat-screen cable TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges, sitting areas, spa tubs, or kitchenettes with stoves, sinks, and full refrigerators. A wake-up service is also available.

Travelers looking for more family-friendly amenities on a budget should consider Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph. Located about 15 miles from South Haven's city center, this affordable accommodation features an indoor water park with two water slides, a children's pool, and a lazy river. Enjoy a free breakfast, complimentary high-speed internet, and an on-site fitness center. Guest rooms feature oversized chairs with ottomans, hair dryers, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, ironing facilities, ergonomic workspaces, and available bottled water for an extra fee.

3 Star Hotel Prices in South Haven

2 Star Average Prices: $116.25

What are the best discount hotels near South Haven, Michigan?

Need to save money on your trip to South Haven? If you qualify, you can take advantage of special rates that can save you money.

Seniors can save at Baymont by Wyndham South Haven next to the convention center. Enjoy a pet-friendly policy, on-site fitness center, indoor pool, and free breakfast. Guest rooms are bright and modern with warm wood tones, flat-screen TVs, work spaces, easy chairs, and microwaves. Book a room with a whirlpool tub for the ultimate relaxation experience.

Military families, government employees, and AAA members can also save at area hotels. Simply reserve your preferred rate when booking and present your proof of eligibility at check-in.

What South Haven hotels have the best value?

South Haven offers many midrange hotels that give you extra value for your dollar.

Hampton Inn South Haven is conveniently located near Warner Vineyards and the Michigan Maritime Museum. The three-star hotel features homey communal spaces, a free breakfast, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness facility. Guest rooms include flat-screen TVs, work spaces, signature Hampton beds, and inviting wall art. You can also upgrade to enjoy additional in-room amenities such as a sleeper sofa, an extra sitting area, and a whirlpool tub.

South Haven's Comfort Suites positions you near all major attractions, including nearby lighthouses, the McIntosh Orchards, and the Michigan Flywheelers Museum. Take advantage of the free guest Wi-Fi, ample parking, fitness center, indoor heated pool, and free hot breakfast to start your day. All guest rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, premium bedding, USB ports, flat-panel TVs, and coffeemakers.

If you don't mind staying a little farther out, check into the AmericInn by Wyndham Douglas/Saugatuck. Located off Interstate 196 at Exit 36, this hotel features free parking, pet-friendly rooms, a complimentary breakfast, and an indoor pool. You'll also have access to a shuttle service to nearby attractions. Guest room amenities vary by type, but they may include fireplaces, mini-fridges, microwaves, ergonomic work spaces, easy chairs, whirlpool tubs, and dining tables.

What are the top attractions around South Haven, MI?

No trip to South Haven would be complete without a visit to the Michigan Maritime Museum. Learn about the history of the Great Lakes and its boating culture across five separate buildings dedicated to various points of Michigan history. Climb aboard a replica of the historic ship Friends Good Will before checking out one of the attraction's waterfront festivals.

Whether you're looking for the perfect photo op or you like ticking visiting lighthouses off your bucket list, the South Haven Light is a must-see attraction. Also known as the South Haven South Pierhead Light, this historic lighthouse has graced Lake Michigan's shores at the Black River entrance since 1872. Best of all, it's still operational to this day. Be sure to check out the original catwalk, one of only four original catwalks to survive in Michigan.

Other popular area attractions include Van Buren State Park, North Beach, South Beach, and Bowsprit Gallery. If you'd like to do some wine tasting during your stay, head to Warner Winery, 12 Corners Vineyards, McIntosh Cellars, or Cogdal Vineyards.

No matter what your itinerary includes, you'll discover a breathtakingly beautiful harbor city with a diverse range of attractions, dining options, and accommodations. From affordable lodgings located off the interstate to resort-style hotels with all the extras, the South Haven area offers something for everyone. Book your ideal hotel now and start planning your getaway.

FAQs about hotels in South Haven

What are the most favored hotels in South Haven?

Comfort Inn & Suite Paw Paw, Travelodge Paw Paw and The Inn at Harbor Shores are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in South Haven?

Cityflatshotel Holland, Hampton Inn South Haven and Holiday Inn Express South Haven are the top 3 luxury hotels near South Haven city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of South Haven?

Baymont Inn & Suites Conference Center, Hampton Inn South Haven, and Holiday Inn Express South Haven are the properties closest to South Haven city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in South Haven cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in South Haven can be as cheap as $116.25 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in South Haven cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in South Haven has been $143.52 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in South Haven?

The Inn at Harbor Shores, Haworth Inn & Conference Center and Cityflatshotel Holland are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in South Haven?

Springhill Suites Marriott, Residence Inn Holland and Courtyard by Marriott Holland Downtown are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in South Haven?

Comfort Inn & Suite Paw Paw, Comfort Suites and Comfort Suites are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in South Haven?

Best Western Plaza Hotel Saugatuck and Best Western Benton Harbor St. Joseph are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in South Haven?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. Joseph, Holiday Inn Express South Haven and Holiday Inn Express & Suites are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the Government Per Diem Hotel Rates in South Haven, MI?

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in South Haven, MI excluding taxes per night. See for more details.

Applies to Van Buren

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
October 1, 2019May 31, 2020$96.00$61.00
June 1, 2020August 31, 2020$121.00$61.00
September 1, 2020September 30, 2020$96.00$61.00
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