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2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
We are proud to be awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again for 2018. This honor celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor for continually delivering a quality customer experience.
The Best Inns in Every State for a Charm-filled Getaway
“Halfway between Chicago and Detroit, the Castle in the Country is a 10-room B&B in the countryside near Lake Michigan. Spread among 65 acres, the inn is a true respite, offering hiking and biking trails, along with gourmet picnic baskets to enjoy on the grounds.”
The Most Charming Small-Town Bed and Breakfasts in Every State
“Romantic getaways are the specialty of the aptly named Castle in the Country bed and breakfast in Allegan, Michigan. Each of the inn’s ten rooms and suites features a fireplace and a Whirlpool tub, and the included breakfast each morning comes with scratch-baked pastries and savory or sweet entrees.”
5 Best Day Trips from Chicago
“Located on a quiet country road, Castle in the Country is a quaint, blue, 100-year-old Victorian that screams iconic American dream home. The bed and breakfast, with its millennial pink painted details, wrap-around porch and just-so hanging planters, is an adorable escape out in flat, picturesque countryside.”
9 luxurious fall escapes
“On Friday evenings in September and October, the B&B offers complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides followed by appetizers, apple cider mimosas and sparkling wine. You can also take advantage of the property’s secluded luxury by kayaking on the private 80-acre lake, walking its miles of trails or getting a side-by-side couple’s massage.”
2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
We are honored to once again be awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This honor celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor for continually delivering a quality customer experience.
20 Best Romantic Getaways in Michigan
“The Castle in the Country is a romantic bed and breakfast with modern amenities and breathtaking natural views.”
Best of Where to Elope 2017
“Escape to this beautiful Saugatuck area Bed and Breakfast 65 acre country estate just a few minutes away from the Historic Town of Allegan.”
Incredible Romantic Getaways in Every State
“Sometimes the ideal romantic getaway involved doing absolutely nothing at all. For couples who just need to get away and spend quality time together, the Castle in the Country Bed & Breakfast is where you’ll want to be.”
5 Historic Retreats to Completely Decompress
“Castle in the Country Bed & Breakfast Inn is one of the most secluded and romantic Michigan getaway destinations ensconced on a sixty-five acre private estate close to Lake Michigan and the Upper Peninsula wilderness areas.”
20 Great B&B’s for a Holiday
“Ruth and Herb Boven have offered comfortable Victorian accommodations at the Castle in the Country B&B since 1992”
Top Lakeside B&Bs
“Relax in romantic rooms or suites surrounded by 65 secluded acres of natural woodland at this inn and spa located only 25 minutes from the sandy shores of Lake Michigan.”
Top 10 Romantic B&Bs
“Because Allegan, MI may not be the first place that comes to mind when considering an amorous escape, innkeepers here created romance from the ground up.”
Ten great hotel rooms in the Midwest
Royal treatment is an ongoing theme at this 65-acre rural estate, 150 miles northeast of Chicago.
The 2015 Top 10 Romantic Inns
The Top 10 Romantic Inns award was announced for the 22nd year, chosen from more than 20,000 U.S. bed and breakfasts by iLoveInns in time for Valentine’s Day. Each inn is one-of-a-kind, some on the waterfront, several on 100 acre estates, and many with beautifully restored historic architecture.
Best of Where to Elope 2014
Castle in the Country Bed and Breakfast offers an intimate package that includes everything you need to have a romantic wedding.
Our Favorite Midwest B&Bs
These top Midwest Bed-and-Breakfasts all offer excellent service, location, amenities, and dining…”Luxurious accommodations, an on-site spa, country views and attentive staff draw visitors to this lodging nestled on 65 wooded acres with a lake and small pond.”
"Welcome to the Dollhouse" Chicago Magazine
Driving the stretch between Fennville and the outskirts of Allegan, Michigan, you feel as though you’re in the dusty middle of just about nowhere. When the Castle in the Country suddenly looms like a giant, lavender dollhouse on this stretch of Highway 40, it seems like a mirage. It’s not.
25 of the Most Romantic Bed and Breakfasts in the US, Marti Mayne
What could be more romantic than staying in the Romeo and Juliet room, complete with a balcony under which to steal a kiss? Two buildings offer classic elegance and themed rooms, each with its own romantic décor.
Romantic Wine Tasting Getaways in Southwest Michigan, Karen Adams, eHow Contributor
The southwestern Michigan wine country trail has over 20 wineries and vineyards. The southwestern Michigan wine trial stats at the border of Indiana and Michigan and runs across the southern region of the state. Various vineyards and wineries set up romantic getaways through local bed an breakfasts, which offer comfortable surroundings as well as romantic packages.
17 Fabulous One-Stop Weekend Escapes Midwest Living Allegan, Michigan: Castle in the Country
Luxurious accommodations, spa rooms, country views and attentive staff draw visitors to this lodging nestled on 65 wooded acres with a lake and small pond. Guests stay in either the Castle, a magnificently restored, five-bedroom 1906 home, or Castle Keep, which features five more guest rooms, dining, spa rooms and a small shop.