Four Winds Hotel

Location: 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Mich.

Phone: 866-494-6371

Finding a “getaway” actually has little to do with geographic distance—it’s more about adjusting one’s state of mind. Perhaps this is why readers so appreciate the Four Winds Hotel, which, though conveniently nearby for Region residents, is miles away from the same old, same old.

Whether relaxing by the pool, enjoying the exciting entertainment and gaming options or simply indulging in a midday nap in their luxuriously appointed room—all of which are delivered with the highest standard of service—Four Winds guests can marvel at the fact that a world-class resort experience is available so close to home.

“We work hard to please our guests, so we’re thrilled to be recognized for our efforts,” says Mary Jo Smith, vice president of hotel operations. “There’s not a day that goes by when we aren’t thinking about our customer experience and how we can make it even better.”


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