Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dowagiac, Michigan - Updated 2024

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Come to stay in Dowagiac where there are numerous opportunities for you to relax and indulge in activities. Discover this beautiful town in Michigan which offers you incomparable lake retreats and water sports for your entertainment. Hike the scenic trails or snowmobile the countryside. Discover the Dowagiac Area History Museum or try your luck at the Four Winds Casino. Enjoy the spectacular Sister Lakes for some leisurely fun and just plain relax. Intrigued? You might want to learn more about the accommodation options, so check out these awesome Airbnb vacation rentals in Dowagiac, Michigan and book now to get the best deals!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 16, 2024.

1. Quaint cabin by the Little Crooked Lake (from USD 10000)

Stay in this quaint cabin by the Little Crooked Lake where you are just a few steps away from the beach. Sit outside on the deck where you will get a beautiful view of the lake or indulge in water activities or just float on the water mat. This Airbnb cabin offers a single bedroom with the ability to sleep six guests in two bunk beds and two sofa beds. Enjoy a bonfire outside or take a walk outside to find many restaurants, cafés or the popular Driftwood ice cream just across the street. Visit the micro-brewery Sister Lakes Brewing Company or drive into a movie theatre; there’s a whole neighbourhood to explore.

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Dowagiac, Michigan, United States
15.69 km (9.8 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
55 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cell reception (att) and wifi were spotty but not too bad
the bed is comfortable and deck is roomy
the lake is clean and not too busy
nice but very small beach access with clean water
clear and clean water in the lake
simple quiet and relaxing with a beautiful clean lake
clean nice deck beautiful scenery clean/clear lake with sandy bottom and great communication
our host was very polite and friendly
the hosts are very friendly and accommodating
the hosts were very kind thoughtful and available when needed
the beach was shared with some other visitors but everyone was friendly and welcoming
great little spot across the street from the lake wonderful hosts to greet you
fun location and we had a great time
super close to restaurants if you feel like eating out
great place to stay close to the strand and sister lakes brewing company
our weekend getaway was perfect and the location was great
there are cool breweries and restaurants within walking distance
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2. Charming Victorian home (from USD 100)

Arrive in this charming century-old Victorian home in Cassopolis that offers you the entire house with its 3 bedrooms to accommodate up to 6 people in comfort. This charming abode will instantly make you feel at home when you enter its living room which is cosy and inviting and offers comfortable seating for you to relax. The fully fitted kitchen is a boon for those who don’t want to go out for their meals. The charming bedrooms are well furnished and effectively soothe your tired bodies. Guests can have their meals indoors at the beautiful dining table and plan out their day. It is a great place to stay if you want to be close to the Diamond Lake and the Stone Lake.

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Cassopolis, Michigan, United States
24.19 km (15.1 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable while i was in the area for business
everything was clean and the hosts welcoming
the host was very responsive and helpful
beautiful victorian home friendly host
maria and her sister/house manager were both very responsive
great hospitality from host great place very clean and comfortable
maria's house is a great location in cassopolis in a nice neighborhood with a big yard
diamond lake and other lakes are close by
great place to stay beautiful old house
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3. Waterfront four-bedroom vacation home (from USD 590)

Arrive to an incomparable location when you decide to stay in this typical lake vacation home. The house offers you the wondrous sight of the beautiful Round Lake amidst a peaceful neighbourhood. Admire the lake from the rear deck or take the chairs to the fire pit near the dock and plan out an amazing evening with some wine and barbecue in the spacious backyard. This recently renovated home offers their guests a spacious and bright open-plan living room that offers the view of the lake inside as well. The fully fitted kitchen is a dream to use with stainless steel appliances and plenty of counter space giving you a definitive home-away-from-home involvement. The 4 bedrooms feature comfortable queen-sized beds with soft linens for a peaceful sleep in this thoughtful vacation home.

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Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
15.74 km (9.8 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
4 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
clean and roomy with 4 bedrooms
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4. Luxury residence by the Diamond Lake (from USD 200)

Stay in this neat, bright and spacious home near the Diamond Lake. The house features a large living room, a dining area and a fully fitted kitchen that is fully stocked as well. Guests can save up on money by cooking in this kitchen during their stay here. This large place houses four bedrooms with two queen beds and two bunk beds making it an ideal habitat for 12 guests to live in comfort. The basement houses the entertainment area and guests are welcome to use it with a wide collection of DVDs that they can watch or play air hockey or even shoot some darts. Taking a nice walk to the lake offers you the opportunity to admire the pretty neighbourhood. This place is an ideal location for those who seek a place to live near the lake and have an enjoyable weekend.

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Cassopolis, Michigan, United States
26.08 km (16.3 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
102 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi and cable tv worked well and were enjoyed
couch was also comfortable as were all the beds in the house
nice big space with lots of room to spread out
lots of firewood was available for the fire living room had a beautiful fireplace and tv set
so nice to have use of what appeared to be a fully stocked kitchen
super clean comfortable and inviting
it was clean had a lot of stuff for the kitchen
joseph’s house was great super clean
clean safe pleasant comfortable relaxing
so spacious and i appreciated the squeaky-clean refrigerator to store all the cupcakes
joseph was a great host and quickly replied to my questions or concerns
overall great host and a great place to stay
he was so easy to communicate with and was very accommodating to our large group
great place to stay and a great host
communication with this host is excellent
5 miles this location allowed us easy access to either
the nice quiet location is a block away from a beautiful lake
the house is walking distance from the amazing lake
very spacious home and a short walk to a cute little beach
this was a perfect place for our family reunion close to lake
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5. Entire house on the beach of Little Crooked Lake

Stay in this fantastic house on the beach of Little Crooked Lake. With the ability to accommodate 15 guests, this large house offers you the convenience of getting your entire extended family and have a great vacation together near the lake. Featuring four bedrooms offering 12 beds, family time would never be same again. Kids are going to love the bunk beds where they can have great slumber parties while the adults can make do with the downstairs bar and entertainment area. Enjoy the large fire pit that is two steps from the beach where you can organise bonfires in the evening where the entire party can get together for some fun evening activities. Make use of the pontoon boat on the property during your stay to make your visit more memorable and fun.

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Dowagiac, Michigan, United States
15.82 km (9.9 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
64 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 11 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of beds amenities and a kitchen and grill that makes it easy to cook in
very kid friendly and enough room for all 15 of our family members
house is clean and comfy
it was a beautiful setting very clean and comfortable
lots of space and very clean
beautiful location directly on the clean lake
the home has everything you need and ray is a great host
comfortable stay the owner was great and accommodating
ray was wonderful and very responsive
ray was very easy to work with and very helpful
i highly recommend this place for anyone who wants a family-friendly relaxing lake house escape
great location on little crooked lake
great place to have a quiet and relaxing get away with family
excellent stay at ray's place
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6. Lake cottage with hot tub

Stay in this cottage where you will be near the scenic Stone Lake, where you’ll be able to relieve all your stress in its calm surroundings. Your morning coffee will be much better with the view that greets you from the back porch. You may even catch a glimpse of a pair of red foxes or swans. There is also an outdoor hot tub to soak in whilst sipping on a glass of wine and admiring the scenery. On cool evenings, this is truly a magical experience. And, when it gets chilly outside, retreat into the cottage’s warm interior where you can stay cuddled up with a book, a good conversation, or even a good show. There are three bedrooms, a full kitchen with dining for six, and one and a half bath. The cottage is in Cassopolis, which is a thirteen minutes’ drive from Dowagiac, where you can find many restaurants and cafés, notably Broadway Café, The Twirl, and Marcello’s Pizza & Subs, alongside places of interest like the Pioneer Log Cabin Museum, and the larger Diamond Lake and Island nearby.

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24.27 km (15.1 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
53 reviews  
Entire cottage 5 Beds 6 Guests

7. Cozy lake retreat

Consider staying at this lakefront cottage in Cassopolis that offers accommodation for six guests. This modern cottage offers a large deck, a four-season glass porch and large lawn with a private beach. This place offers queen beds in both the rooms with a single bathroom to share. Escape to this peaceful haven and enjoy the beautiful sunsets while sitting by the lake. Plan a barbecue session with the nifty gas grill available and circle around the fire pit for some wondrous evening get together with the family. A place to rent at any season, you will love the cosy and welcoming atmosphere of this highly recommended place.

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23.66 km (14.8 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
32 reviews  
Entire house 4 Beds 6 Guests

8. Large cottage near Magician Lake at Sister Lakes

Enjoy the modern conveniences and the charming neighbourhood when you stay in this large cottage for 13 guests near the Magician Lake, one of the Sister Lakes in Dowagiac. As guests, you get access to the 3 bedrooms with 9 beds. There is also an outdoor picnic table and a charcoal barbecue grill for some fun outdoor dining. This place is also packed with a wide variety of indoor and outdoor games for you to choose from: fishing poles and tackle boxes as you hunt for your next meal; floats and rafts for a fun time at the lake, and much more. This Airbnb accommodation is a great place to stay if you want to have a nice time with your family in a peaceful and relaxed environment.

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17.78 km (11.1 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
14 reviews  
Entire cottage 9 Beds 13 Guests

9. Well furnished basement

Stay in this super comfortable private room in the basement of a house in Eau Claire which is a 13-minute drive from Dowagiac. Expect a nicely furnished bedroom with a queen bed, a cosy den that is shared with the owners and a shared bathroom which also houses the laundry. Enjoy the backyard that features a picnic table and a fire pit for enchanting dinners in the evenings. The place is 12-minute drive to Dowagiac Area History Museum, a 16-minute drive to Four Winds Casino in Dowagiac, and a 40-minute drive to Notre Dame in Indiana down south. Book this place for its convenience to many restaurants and places of interest and for the warm and friendly hosts.

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Eau Claire, Michigan, United States
3.88 km (2.5 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
47 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Peaceful apartment facing Dewey Lake

Stay in this newly constructed peaceful apartment in Dowagiac where you will be facing the Dewey Lake, one of the Sister Lakes of Michigan. This ground level apartment has its own entrance that leads into a living room and a fully fitted kitchen. There are two bedrooms available for guests, one of which offers beautiful views of the lake and the other, a bunk bed ideal for kids. Have a delightful time as you sit outside on the porch and enjoy both the coffee and the view of the lake. Need some activities? Then take out the canoe and explore the lake. In the evenings start out the grill and have a fun barbecue night outdoors. Dewey Lake is a wonderful place for recreation and relaxation and is fabulous place to stay for the weekend or an extended stay.

Stayed at this property?
Dowagiac, Michigan, United States
14.78 km (9.2 mi) from Love Creek Nature Center
24 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the lake deck has a fire pit table with umbrella and a lovely hammock
the room was spacious comfortable and clean
everything seemed brand new and very clean
the home was clean and cheerful and exactly what we needed for some r&r
clean full kitchen picnic table and gas grill
chris was a great host
chris was a nice host
chris was a great host - very welcoming and accommodating but also giving us privacy
dewey lake was incredible and chris was a great host
great host dewey lake is very beautiful and the neighbors are jus phenomenal
great location; a beautiful home right on the lake
the house is beautiful and in a very quiet location
a great space in a great sister lakes location
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A treasure trove for retreat seekers

Walk through the neighbourhood and you will find numerous homes exploiting the beautiful lakes and getting the best out of the serene environment. A treasure trove for those seeking a retreat, devoid of the maddening crowd spoiling the fun. Be sure to book one of these Airbnb vacation rentals featured in this article to have an unforgettable stay in Dowagiac and take home beautiful memories for you to cherish.

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