Hotel Walloon earned the title of a Top 10 Resort in the Midwest from Travel + Leisure’s 2022 World’s Best Awards, ranking higher than any other resort in Michigan. Discover more about Hotel Walloon’s rating and what makes it the finest resort in the state and in the top 3 in the Midwest.

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Travel + Leisure readers have voted Hotel Walloon #3 for Top 10 Resort Hotels in the Midwest in the 2022 World’s Best Awards, as announced by the publication on July 12, 2022. Hotel Walloon received the highest rating of all Michigan Resorts, earning a score of 93.79.

Since 1995, Travel + Leisure, the largest travel magazine brand in the U.S., has invited readers to weigh in on their favorite travel experiences around the globe for the World’s Best Award Survey. Readers rated hotel brands on their locations, rooms/facilities, food, service and overall value. The results of the 27th annual awards can be found at

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“Thank you to our guests, and to the readers of Travel + Leisure for voting for us, to receive this prestigious award. We are extremely proud to be named a Top Resort in the Midwest and to have earned the highest ranking of all resorts in Michigan. This achievement is the result of the pride and hard work of our dedicated staff over the last seven years,” said Nathan Bean, Hotel Walloon Resort general manager. “Now, it is time for us to work even harder to create the experience that our guests have come to expect. Our hidden gem, Hotel Walloon Resort, is being discovered by many discerning guests, and this award strengthens our dedication to become the premier lodging destination in Michigan and provide an unparalleled level of hospitality to each of these guests during their stay.”

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Hotel Walloon is a privately-owned AAA Four Diamond property located on the shores of Walloon Lake. Opened in 2015, the luxury boutique hotel hosts (32) spacious guest rooms and features a private bar, complimentary valet service and four food offerings during the day. The Hotel offers a billiards room, fitness facility, private lake access and an outdoor heated whirlpool. Dining opportunities are located a few steps away at Barrel Back Restaurant and Walloon Lake Inn, fine dining.

Walloon Lake and Hotel Walloon offer an Up North atmosphere with unlimited activities and adventure. The Hotel, open year-round and modeled after the Gold Standard of hospitality, provides an unparalleled level of hospitality for guests during their stay. Hotel Walloon is centrally located between Petoskey, Charlevoix and Boyne City. Hotel Walloon Resort encourages guests to explore the natural beauty that Northern Michigan has to offer, while enjoying the vintage elegance and warm environment of the Hotel.

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For additional information, contact Hotel Walloon at 231-751-1181 or visit For Hotel Walloon’s recent awards and press features, visit

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