P.O. Box 307, Curtis, MI 49820
1-800-292-0440 or 1-906-586-6000

A Little History and a Sample of Our Menu

Chamberlins bed and breakfast, curtis mi
chamberlins inn curtis michigan


The Ole Forest Inn was originally built by the Manistique Railway in the late 1800's. When the lumber was gone from the area, the rail line into Curtis was discontinued and the railroad hotel was sold to James Ostrander of Houghton Lake, Mich. He moved it to its present location; a bluff overlooking Big Manistique Lake, in the summer of 1924 (A team of horses pulled it on logs and it took the entire summer). The wraparound porch and huge fireplace were added after the move.

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The Ostrander's advertised the Inn as "A Good Place to Hunt and Fish". Ostrander sold the Inn to Vic Litzinger in 1955 and he ran it until 1970. It had not been open to the public for nearly 20 years when Bud Chamberlin discovered the secuded building while snowmobiling in the area. Bud spent almost two years restoring and decorating the building and the Old Forest Inn opened in October, 1990 as a Bed and Breakfast. The Inn has 11 guest rooms decorated with period furnishings and a Spa Room. 7 Rooms have a private bathroom with 2 whirlpool rooms. Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn is open year round except during the month of April.

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