Beauty in Every Season

Fall asleep to the soothing whisper of leaves in the breeze

Forest Inn is your peaceful, private getaway. A boutique inn nestled in a grove of hardwoods just a short stroll from Lake Michigan’s sandy shore. Enjoy the quiet comfort of your tastefully appointed private suite. Be pampered with a hearty, delectable breakfast. Lounge poolside, or perhaps recline beside a cozy fire. Indulge in the artistic and culinary delights of nearby downtown Saugatuck and Douglas. Explore endless wooded trails weaving through natural dunes. Amble to the sandy beach to marvel at an amazing sunset. Fall asleep to the soothing whisper of leaves in the breeze. Your tranquil, relaxing stay awaits, and we look forward to hosting you as you make memories.


The Cottage at Forest Inn

The Cottage at Forest Inn

Impeccably renovated top-to-bottom, expanded to enhance living space, and meticulously presented for your enjoyment. Perfect for either two couples or a family of up to 5.

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The Cedar Suite

478 Square Feet, King Size Bed, Double Vanity

Secluded in the back of the house is Forest Inn’s most spacious suite, boasting an expansive 478 square feet. Immerse yourself in the outdoor serenity of your private deck overlooking the woods, or choose the sitting area to relax in solitude with a good read.

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The Pine Suite

356 Square Feet, King Size Bed, Soaking Tub

A truly unique, authentic experience, this second-story space was created with a rustic, log cabin motif providing a spacious yet cozy retreat. Alluring forest views, sitting area, and double-sided fireplace created an intimate and memorable stay.

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The Walnut Suite

338 Square Feet, King Size Bed, Walk-in Tile and Glass Shower

This spacious, luxurious second story suite overlooks the woods and pool, and offers a tranquil and intimate stay. Spacious bathroom provides a spa-like experience, and the shower boasts three shower heads plus a hand-held sprayer.

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The Birch Room

230 Square Feet, Queen Size Bed, Heated Bathroom Floor

An enchanting view of the hardwood forest and the inviting swimming pool make this modern ground-floor suite your peaceful oasis. Enjoy your own private entrance, private deck, and direct pool access.

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The Maple Room

240 Square Feet, Queen Size Bed, Fireplace

This second-story room offers a quaint and cozy setting. This is one of the home’s original bedrooms and maintains its historic character with a gas fireplace. Views of the woods, including the stately maple trees original to the property.

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The Oak Room

216 Square Feet, Queen Size Bed, New Tile and Glass Shower

This second-story, light-filled room has windows facing south and west, with views of the front and side yards. Charming and comfortable, for a perfect vacation retreat. Newly-installed dedicated second-story heating and cooling system provides perfect comfort.

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Amenities Include

Fabulous Breakfast

Start each day perfectly, with unique creations made with the best locally sourced ingredients. Forest Inn’s signature coffee blend, ready for you enjoy at 7am, fresh-from-the-oven breads and muffins, and much more...

Complimentary Bicycles

Pedal to town or to lunch, or just take a tour on one of Forest Inn’s cruiser bikes. The perfect way to cover a little additional ground and see more amazing sights!

Evening Bonfires

What better place to end your storybook day than by a crackling fire. On weekend evenings, join us around the firepit in the pine grove for s’mores and chats with friends old and new.

Newly Created Common Spaces

Chill in a cozy corner or warm up on a sofa by the fireplace. Unwind in the cool summer breeze on the expansive wraparound front porch, curl up with a good book, or play a game of cribbage, backgammon, cards, Scrabble… you name it. We’ve created cozy, comfortable spaces for you to enjoy and relax in your favorite ways.

Swimming Pool

Completely new, pristine pool surface in 2024, spacious pool deck and lounge chairs for basking in the Michigan summer sun. Gentle lake breezes whisper through the leaves in the surrounding hardwood forest while you relax the day away.

Wi-Fi and Streaming TV’s

Wherever you choose to hang out, inside or out, you'll enjoy strong and fast Wi-Fi. Plus, each King suite (Cedar, Pine, and Walnut) features a state-of-the-art streaming TV loaded with every popular app. Use any streaming service with your own account.