Welcome to Snyder's Shoreline Inn

Open mid-May through mid-October.

Snyder's Shoreline Inn, the only luxury accommodations at the beach in Ludington on the Lake

Relax in the casual elegance of a room on the shores of Lake Michigan at Ludington's only country inn.

balconyWe are offering weekly summer rentals in our Penthouse Apartment with spectacular views of the Ludington harbor! Watch the fishing boats pass by the Ludington lighthouse. The beach is right there!

The Penthouse Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4-6, 3 season room, 2 balconies, and access to the Inn's pool!

Outside the Inn

Michigan is officially smoke-free* and we are, too! This includes the pool area, balconies and patio. *Due to May 1, 2010 state law, smoking is banned in all public places.

Snyder's now offers free wireless and free local and long distance phone service!

Snyder's Shoreline Inn with view of Ludington's North LightThe Perfect Location

Snyder's Shoreline Inn is located at Lake Michigan (see how close to the beach we are when you browse the Harbor Cam or look at the Bird's Eye View page!) at the west end of Ludington Avenue at Lake Michigan and a few short blocks from the downtown business district, with easy access to shopping, dining and the cross-lake carferry service. Across the avenue at Stearns Park is a half mile of white sand beach with shuffleboard courts, mini-golf, concession stands and a picnic area. Panoramic views of Ludington's deepwater harbor and a historic lighthouse Watch the Badger at Ludington on the Lakeare shared by all lakefront rooms at the Inn. Enjoy life on the water, watching freighters, the carferry and every kind of leisure craft sailing in and out of the harbor.

So Much to See and Do


This lakefront community has a rich bounty of antique shops, craft stores, gift shops, art galleries and local confectioners. Lake Michigan provides the perfect balance for plentiful local harvests of fruits and vegetables during the summer through late fall. These harvests are readily available at nearby farm markets or ask our innkeeper for directions to a local "pick your own" blueberry patch.


Call in advance to have a dinner reservation made for you at one of our local dining establishments. Area specialties include fresh lake fish, coffee shops, bakeries and ice cream parlors. Allow us to recommend Scotty's, Sportsman's, Jamesport Brewing Company, Emerson Lake Inn, le Serving Spoon, Chef John's European Bakery, Luciano's, PM Steamer's, Michael's, The Grand, Blu Moon, Kuntry Kupboard, House of Flavors and Old Hamlin restaurants. For deliveries we recommend Mancino's, Chuckwagon and Luciano's.

Special Amenities

Enjoy our morning coffee room. We also have a lending library including videos and books on tape available for your reading, viewing and listening pleasure. Our outdoor pool and spa are open every day from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m, Memorial Day to Labor Day. For special occasions, we're happy to arrange to have flowers in your room upon arrival or a wine/cheese/fruit basket.

For Business Travelers and Special Groups

Ludington is host to many festivals through the summer Let us help you host a corporate outing, small group or church retreat at Lake Michigan. The Ludington area offers a multitude of recreational activities to ensure a relaxing group getaway including canoeing, charter fishing, hiking, biking and golf. Enjoy our local fine restaurants. Whatever your pleasure, we can tailor an outing that fits your needs.

Handicap Accessible

We offer spacious, barrier-free luxury guestrooms with private lakefront balconies.

Reservations Are a Must!

Mid-May through mid-October (231) 845-1261 or email a request

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