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signimgThe Beachcomber Motel & Apartments located at 158 W. Spring Street in Port Austin is under new ownership.  As of June 12, 2015 the Babcock/Meeks family has the privilege of re-establishing the motel, an opportunity of RE-BIRTH that they are proud and excited about.  Prior owners include Clarence and Flossie Ruth, who then passed the torch to Chuck and Amy Ruth.  Throughout the Ruth family ownership they strived to deliver memorable experiences to their guests. The new owners, Gary and Lori Babcock, Jeff and Amy Babcock and Glenn and Jill (Babcock) Meeks, all look forward to building on the prior success of the Ruth family.

The motel boasts a private sugar sand beach located less than a 2 block walk from the state boat dock and downtown shopping. The Beachcomber is perfectly positioned next to the breakwall and Waterfront/Veteran’s Park, an area which is used in a multitude of ways.  There is a playground for the kids, pavilion area for large gatherings or a nice meal, military memorial, and benches to stop and enjoy the view.  If you enjoy kayaking this is the place for you!  Launch your own or rent from Port Austin Kayak just down Spring Street.

On the grounds of the Beachcomber is an in-ground swimming pool and plenty of room for outdoor games and to BBQ.  Enjoy a quiet dinner relaxing in the shade right on the lake, or gather with family and friends around the common fire-pit. Deluxe room amenities include: queen or full size beds, tiled baths, coffeemakers, refrigerators, cable, WiFi and air conditioning.  Also on site, 2-bedroom kitchenettes furnished with stove/oven, refrigerators, microwave and an array of cooking supplies. These charming apartments offer gorgeous lakefront views and are handicap accessible.

The Beachcomber Motel offers an amazing view of Lake Huron. The motel’s private white sandy beach is perfect for a day on the beach or romantic sunset walks over Saginaw Bay.  Whether you are staying for the night, one week or an entire month, you can count on The Beachcomber Motel!   Contact us at 989-738-8354 beachcomberlakefrontmotel@gmail.com