How to Choose a Bed and Breakfast

How to Choose a Bed and Breakfast Kalamazoo, MI

Looking for a bed and breakfast? Check out our tips for how to find the best place to stay during your next vacation. While looking for a B&B, you'll want to ask about their history, location, and activities.

We understand that each guest has their own priorities for what they want to get out of their vacations, which is why we offer plenty of activities.

Continue reading to learn how to choose the right boutique inn for your next vacation. For more information, don't hesitate to reach out to our local boutique inn.


During the summer, we have plenty of activities to keep you and the family busy. For example, we offer kayak rentals so you can explore the Kalamazoo River and reconnect with nature. Another family-friendly activity is to go on a bike ride. We offer convenient bike rentals through our partnership with HGF Corporation. Now, you'll be able to explore downtown Kalamazoo, the Pedestrian Mall, and Michigan's beautiful Kal-Haven Trail.

Interested in something more luxurious? Reserve our private yacht that departs from Saugatuck Harbor to sail on Lake Michigan. Our Lake Michigan cruises are perfect for reconnecting with close friends and family. We even provide the food and beverages (including alcoholic) so you have one less thing to plan for your yacht party. Our luxury yacht is able to accommodate you and five other guests.


Many people choose to stay at a boutique inn to relax. Our boutique inn is a perfect place to plan your next spa weekend. Our spa packages are designed to help you let go of everyday stress so you can leave feeling recharged.


There are plenty of ways to spend your next vacation in Kalamazoo. Our rooftop local boutique inn overlooks the cityscape and even features an outdoor hot tub. Our staff will be more than happy to advise you of the best tourist attractions to check out during your stay.

The people who help run a B&B often choose to work there because they take pride in their town. Give them the opportunity to brag about the best places to explore in town. The locals often know the best places to eat and shop.


Are you a history buff? We recommend choosing a historic boutique inn that offers guided tours. Going on a guided tour can enrich your experience by helping you appreciate the local history. For example, we offer guided tours of our castle inn to help visitors understand its unique place in local history.

Henderson Castle was established in 1895 and was once owned by Frank Henderson—a man who made his fortune selling uniform regalia to secret societies, fraternal organizations, and the military. Our historic boutique inn is also haunted by several ghosts who have been spotted by some of our guests.

Our Kalamazoo boutique inn has a reputation for accommodating guests so they feel right at home. To book your stay at Henderson Castle, call (269) 344-1827.