The House On The Hill Bed and Breakfast
9661 Lake Street
Ellsworth, Michigan, 49729, United States
(231) 588-6304
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The House on the Hill Bed & Breakfast Ellsworth, Michigan

The House on the Hill is Northern Michigan’s Premier Bed and Breakfast. From our beautiful rooms to our gourmet breakfast, come bask in the warmth of our hospitality.

Northern Michigan's Premier Bed & Breakfast

Welcome to The House on the Hill Bed & Breakfast. Overlooking the Chain of Lakes, this 1896 Country Farm House is nestled in between the charming resort towns and harbors of Northwest Michigan. Whether you are here to enjoy our sparkling blue lakes, use our paddle boards, kayaks or canoe, wander on our 53 acres of private land, golf, ski or just relax, we have a warm welcome waiting for you! From our spacious rooms with amazing views to the Guest Center with free snacks and hot and cold beverages all day long, the comfort of our guests is of the most importance. Voted Best of the Northwest two years in a row, we offer you a rural setting with modern conveniences and endless amenities. Close to wine tasting, antiques, and fine dining. Sit on our beautiful front porch, enjoy our three course gourmet breakfast, and relax! 

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If a Romantic Getaway is in order, The House on the Hill is the quiet retreat that will impress! What are you waiting for!


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Enjoy our 24/7 Guest Center available to you! Hot and cold beverages, ice and snacks are just few of the extra amenities you will enjoy during your stay.


Gift Certificates are a wonderful way to give the gift of Northern Michigan to your loved ones. Whether it is a wedding, birthday, or anniversary gift, the recipient will thank you! Every season of the year brings its own beauty and events. Click on the Gift Certificate box to order one today!

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Need to lodge a family or a group? The House on the Hill also has two cottages on the Chain of Lakes that will suit your needs. Click on Cedar Bluffs Cottages on the Menu Bar for more information. Call 231-588-6304 to make reservations.

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Want something different and special to do on New Year's Eve? Start off your evening with a  wonderful dining experience at our local restaurant The Rowe Inn. They have two seatings at 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Come back to The House on the Hill for a party to ring in the New Year. Shuttle to and from The Rowe Inn provided. Call 231-588-6304 to make your reservations or just click on the reservation box. 

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One of Michigan's natural rivers, the Jordan River is known for its scenic beauty. Winter Rafting is a unique experience that is expertly guided by the staff at Jordan Valley Outfitters. If you book a rafting trip with Jordan Valley Outfitters, we will give you 15% off the night of your stay with us. Give us a call at 231-588-6304 and we will help you make your rafting trip a reality

Modern Conveniences

  • Each room has individually controlled heat and air conditioning
  • Private Bathrooms in all rooms
  • Private fireplaces in the Carriage House
  • Three course gourmet breakfast 
  • Free WiFi in all rooms and common areas
  • Free use of paddle boards, kayaks and canoe
  • Free use of snow shoes
  • Guest Center with hot and cold beverages and snacks 
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We are proud to be a Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & Breakfast Association inspected Inn