Hotel Nichols

Historic Premier Hotel in the Heart of South Haven.

Established in 1884, the historic Hotel Nichols is conveniently located half a mile from Lake Michigan's eastern shore in the heart of downtown South Haven, surrounded by local shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Celebrating over a century of hospitality, the team at Hotel Nichols is committed to ensuring that each guest's experience is picturesque.

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An Architectural Masterpiece Filled with Historic Elegance and Style.

What it's like

Around every corner, you'll find little details that delight, from the clean lines and bright whites to the warm woods and winding corridors. The many historic touches reveal its impressive backstory. Clean, comfortable, and highly welcoming -- Hotel Nichols will envelop you in an unmatched sense of Michigan charm.

Independent spirit

Historic charm plus a clean and comfortable atmosphere that's distinctly modern.

Small touches

The hotel features an outdoor veranda with vertical garden for relaxation and recreation. Guestrooms offer complimentary wireless internet and cable television, as well as mini-fridge, window air conditioning, boiler heating, toiletries, complimentary water bottles, and much more. Traveling with a larger crew? The property's two larger suites, accommodating up to 6 and 8 people, respectively, offer a full kitchen, living room, outdoor deck, and additional sitting areas.

Eat and drink

Forget the breakfast buffets -- Hotel Nichols prepares your breakfast just for you (Memorial Day through Labor Day), using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. From the local farmers market for fresh vegetables to the local meat processor for bacon and sausage, this hotel prides itself on serving you an unadulterated slice of the things that make South Haven special. For your drinking needs, wine and beer-tasting opportunities abound within walking distance of the hotel. Indulge in the finest refreshments that South Haven's local wineries and brewers have to offer. Planning a night in? Happy hour is held all year round on Fridays and Saturdays at the hotel. Guests are welcome to hors d'oeuvres and a complimentary glass of wine or local brew.

And more

Hotel Nichols is the perfect place to stay when you want to experience all that Southwest Michigan has to offer. With its proximity to eclectic eateries, award-winning wineries, quaint boutiques, and natural scenic surroundings, this hotel offers everything you need to make your getaway an unforgettable one. Whether you're traveling with family, friends, your partner, or solo -- you'll find everything you need for an incredible stay.

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Rooms & Rates

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Conveniently located half a mile from Lake Michigan's eastern shoreline.

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Guest Services

  • Concierge
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet
  • Four Free Parking Lots, Provided by the City of South Haven 

Eat & Drink

  • Year Round Happy Hour (Fridays & Saturdays)
  • Made-to-Order Breakfast (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Fresh Baked Cookies

In-room amenities

  • Complimentary Water Bottles
  • Smart TV
  • Toiletries 
  • Mini Fridge
  • Window Air Conditioning
  • Boiler Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cancellation policy

Cancellations made before 7 days prior to arrival are fully refundable. Cancellations made 6 - 2 days prior to arrival will receive 50% of their deposit back. Cancellations made within 48 hours will forfeit 100% of the total stay. Deposit Policy: 50% of the total stay will be due at the time of booking. The remaining balance will be due at the time of arrival.
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