519 Lake St. (M-22)
Frankfort, MI 49635
Phone: 231-352-9238

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Welcome to the R & R Motel

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Our History:

In 1989 James and Norma Rice constructed a series of ground floor rooms adjacent to their home that they had built 22 years earlier. Creating an office and a second floor rental in their residence; they then began the R&R Motel. James has since passed, however, Norma remains your host while their eldest son Michael and his wife Laura carry the business into the future.

About Us:

The R&R is known for providing comfortable rooms of unsurpassed cleanliness with friendly service at a value. All in a beautiful and relaxing setting. We encourage guests to enjoy the uniqueness of our property. A babbling brook meanders through old growth shade trees and under two different foot bridges before traveling to Betsie Bay. A gazebo, outdoor fireplace, hammock, bicycle rack and picnic areas are just some of the features open to guests. Numerous flower gardens and indigenous plants attract a variety of wildlife to enjoy.

The R & R Motel is open from May through October.  We are located on M-22 half way between Frankfort and Elberta, part of the Michigan Circle Tour. We offer seasonal views of Betsie Bay and sit adjacent to the Betsie Valley Hiking/Biking Trail. A short walk to either downtown Frankfort or Elberta for pristine beaches, dining and shopping. Charter Fishing and boat dockage available literally a “stones throw” away. We also provide designated and lighted boat parking to our guests.  Fish Freezing is available upon request.  A propane grill is available free for guest use.  Soda pop and ice machines are located in the vending area.


We require a valid credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover. Cancellations 7 days or less from arrival are subject to full charge. Departures prior to checkout date receive no refund. A 2 night minimum stay is required on all Weekends during Peak Season as well as Holidays and special events. We accept reservations on a first come first serve basis via telephone beginning March 1st.  No on-line reservations available. Please call 231 352-9238. We do not block rooms or take group reservations. Pets are not allowed on the premises and Michigan Law prohibits smoking in rooms. Check-in is 3pm to 9pm.  Late Check-ins available with advanced notice.  Check-out is by 11am. Quiet Hours begin at 10pm. See our Rooms/Rates Page for additional information and Specials.

Boat Parking

We have limited space in our parking lot. Please let us know when making a reservation and we will do our best to accommodate you or offer suggestions.


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Providing comfortable rooms of unsurpassed cleanliness with friendly service at a value since 1989!