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Old October 7th, 2009, 08:34 PM   #1
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Hey Westsiders

I am going to be working in / near Benton Harbor all of this weekend. Do you have any suggestions on a place to stay with 30 minutes or so or there that is decent?
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Old October 7th, 2009, 08:43 PM   #2
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you can bunk up with me

Im about 10 minutes from benton harbor... are you looking for a hotel or what?

if your going budget there is a motel 6 next to home depot right off I 94 pipestone exit... same exit there is a nicer place.. but not great.

if you wanna stay in class go to safari joes in watervliet, exit 41 (bout 12 miles east) its a holiday inn but the owner (joe arent) is a hunter / zillionare so there are mounts of every animal known to man in the lobby, plus 2 bars and a small waterpark

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Old October 7th, 2009, 08:48 PM   #3
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Something like a Super 8 or Best Western. Clean and safe nothing fancy.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 08:56 PM   #4
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right off pipestone is comfort suites, and a courtyard in that are both decent. and there is a mall, wal-mart, home depot, lowes, best buy, and all sorts off restaraunts in that part of town.

be prepaired for the ninjas if you stay in town though
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Old October 7th, 2009, 08:57 PM   #5
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oh, if you like mexican food you have to try "el rodeo" its right around the corner from said hotels
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:07 PM   #6
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be prepared for the ninjas if you stay in town though
I dont want my truck or tools missing in the morning. I dont think this falls into my SAFE qualification.

I dont need to be right in town. I am covering the west coast from Michigan City to Holland and east into Dowagiac / Decatur. Just looking for somewhere to crash at night for a few hours Fri, and Sat.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:10 PM   #7
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Stay somewhere in Benton Harbor... I heard it is nice......


































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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:11 PM   #8
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watervliet is a nice quiet safe town, about 10-15 mintes from benton harbor, and dawagiac. Id give safari joe's ramada inn a call and find out their rates.








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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:13 PM   #9
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x2 on safari joes
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:14 PM   #10
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oh and you can check out Lane Auto. also.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:14 PM   #11
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I can actually see safari joe's from my house.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:16 PM   #12
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I would go just past BH to St. Joseph or Stevensville. Better places to stay, eat, etc. and not worry about your shit.

BTW, I have a Benton Harbor address, but not in town, or a ninja area.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:18 PM   #13
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I didnt even think about stevensville.. nice places there as well.

and yes lane automotive is right by safari joes.... big plus
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:28 PM   #14
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Thanks guys. I think I will try here:



Baymont Inn & Suites St. Joseph/Stevensville
2601 W. Marquette Woods Road
Stevensville, MI 49127 US
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Old October 7th, 2009, 09:42 PM   #15
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I beleive thats right next door to 5 o'clock sports bar and grille.
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Old October 8th, 2009, 11:59 AM   #16
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Old October 8th, 2009, 12:10 PM   #17
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did you ever notice the stevensville big boy is a ninja?
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Old October 8th, 2009, 12:25 PM   #18
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I am going to be working in / near Benton Harlem all of this weekend. Do you have any suggestions on a place to stay with 30 minutes or so or there that is decent?
There fixed it for you....
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Old October 8th, 2009, 12:27 PM   #19
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Great pic. Maybe see you this weekend.
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Old October 8th, 2009, 08:20 PM   #20
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I would recommend the Holiday Inn Express on Lakeshore Dr. south of St Joe. Great place, great views of Lake Michigan, and Cozumel is next door (good Mex joint). A little pricey, but not bad being off season. Best of all, no ninjas for miles!
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