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Our guests are a true test to the comfort, elegance and quality found at our Romantic Getaway in Michigan.

“What a beautiful place to start our lives together! The room is beautiful as the rest of the Castle Keep. this is truly a slice of heaven we were blessed to enjoy. thank you for your exceptional hospitality and attention to detail. It all adds up to fabulous memories and a longing to come back.”
-Jim and Deb

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Media & Accolades


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.”

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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.”

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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

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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.

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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.

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20 Best Romantic Getaways in Michigan “The Castle in the Country is a romantic bed and breakfast with modern amenities and breathtaking natural views.

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Ten great hotel rooms in the Midwest – Royal treatment is an ongoing theme at this 65-acre rural estate, 150 miles northeast of Chicago. Read More

The 2015 Top 10 Romantic Inns award

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.
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Best of Where to Elope 2014 award

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.
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Our stay was short, but it was a wonderful, relaxing way to spend Jim’s birthday and to get away for a few hours. We returned to the hustle and bustle of the city with renewed vigor and a bit of that serenity captured within us. Read More

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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. Read More

“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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Ten Great Reasons to Choose a B&B and Six Picks for Valentine’s Day, Marti Mayne, Wandering Educators – Tired of the same old stark hotel or motel room? why not choose a B&B? the biggest reason to leave your old hotel behind is… Cha Ching – the added value. Today’s B&Bs are simply a better way to stay for travelers seeking more for their travel dollars. Take a peek at the top ten reasons bed and breaksfas and country inns make a better and more affordable way to stay.
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