Rustic Resort is a family resort on the Betsie River near Homestead Dam. It is own and operated by the Kelly family business, locals of Traverse City. Lance Kelly will handle your reservations and welcome you to the Resort for a relaxing and refreshing time for the entire family and friends.
We welcome large groups, such as family reunions, celebration events and various types of retreats.
We are 30 min. from Traverse City, 10 min. from Lake Michigan and Crystal Lake.
Start your fun with family and friends by making lasting memories at our Resort! Book your cottage or suite or studio room online.
RV and tent sites, please call to reserve.
**We are pleased to announce that we are open year round! You are now able to book your northern Michigan trip with us during all four seasons. Whether its salmon or steelhead fishing, enjoying your favorite seasonal activities, such as golfing, kayaking, canoeing, snowmobiling, skiing, snowshoeing, etc.), or just exploring all of the wonderful things that Northwest Michigan has to offer in our relaxing and quiet setting, we are now available to accommodate your stay!
Our accommodation consists of five two bedroom cottages at the Homestead Dam on the Betsie River in Benzonia, consisting of four small cottages, one medium cottage and two studio rooms and one suite.
Cottages, studios, and and the suite are booked online through our online reservation program. Just press Book Now button and go on from there. This allows us to be more versatile and better customer service. You can also call (231) 882-9950 or email us at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
Our cottages, studios, and the suite are daily rates. Our RV and tent sites daily and weekly rates. We do require 2 nights on the weekends. Holidays a minimum of 3 nights. Salmon season require 3 night stay. Steelhead season requires a 2 night stay.
The state of Michigan law is NO SMOKING inside hotel rooms, motel rooms and resort cottages/cabin, and is strictly enforced on resort private property. All of our units are smoke free. If you smoke INSIDE any of our units, you will be charged a $350 cleaning fee.
*** Salmon Season ( August 21-October 10) and Steelhead Season - Bring your own bedding and towels.***
We do require reservation is paid in full prior to arrival. Deposits are non refundable.
We do have 5 RV sites with full hook up and 5 tent sites available. We rent daily and weekly . Call (231)882-9950 to reserve your RV site or tent site today!
Check in is at 4pm.
Check out is at 11 am
In order for the Resort to prepare for the next check-in, we ask that you kindly check out at the time given (11:00am).
Violation of the request will result in a charge of $50 an hour.
If you check-out and still want to fish, please park your vehicle at the DNR parking lot across the street.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Since our parking is limited we ask two vehicles to per cottage. If more than that please check with the resort staff where you can park. Also if you like to fish after check out please move your car to the DNR site across the street to allow incoming guests to utilize their parking space. Thank you for your cooperation on this for it will help us out a lot.
All visitors must register at the office. Thank you.
***We do reserve the right to refuse anyone service. Prices are subject to change without notice. ***
Our cottage kitchens are equipped with full size refrigerator, microwave, 12 cup coffee pot, dishes, pots and pans and dining table with 4 chairs. Picnic table and grill are also available.
Small cottages have all of the above with a cooktop available.
Medium and Large Cottages have all of the above with a full size stove and oven.
Our studios and suites have full size refrigerator, microwave, 12 cup coffee pot, and dining table with 4 chairs.
Our sleeping arrangements for the cottages are:
Studios - 1 Full size, 1 Twin; sleeps 1-3. Salmon Season 2 guests only.
Small Cottages - sleep 1-4 people 1 Full size bed, 1 twin bed, 1 Twin pull out couch. Salmon Season 3 guests only.
Medium Cottages -Sleeps 1-6 people, 1 Queen size bed, 2 twin beds, 1 Full pull out couch. Salmon Season 4 guys only.
Large Cottages - Sleeps 1-7 people, 1 Queen size bed, 3 twin beds, 1 Full pull out couch. Salmon Season 5 guests per cottage only.
32" Flat TV with Basic Direct TV
Community Fire Pit
Fishing close by
Canoes and Kayaks available upon requests
2 miles from grocery stores, McDonalds, Banks, Backcast and various other stores.
10 minutes from Lake Michigan and Crystal Lake.
15 minutes to Crystal Mountain
30 minutes to Traverse City
Let us help you get ready for your get-away!
If you have a question about your vacation rental or about our neighborhood services, just ask. We look forward to hearing from you.
Rustic Resort 2399 Dam Rd Benzonia, MI 49616 US