Hotels Around Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Michigan

by Matthew Knight

Four Winds Casino is just outside of the quaint lakefront town of New Buffalo in southwest Michigan. The lodge-style, 130,000-square-foot casino is less then a mile from I-94 and is surrounded by a large nature preserve. Visitors will find a handful of hotels in the area around the casino, along with four restaurants and several shops within the property itself.

Four Winds Casino Resort

Four Winds Casino Resort offers a modern hotel within the property, allowing convenient access to the gaming floor, Kids Quest activity area and four restaurants, including an international buffet. Accommodations include standard rooms with Serta Presidential beds, granite counter tops and views of the surrounding forest. Suites are available with a spacious floor plan and whirlpool tub. New Buffalo City Beach is less than 2 miles east and features a large sandy beach area with a seasonal concession stand and playground.

O’Brien Inn & Resort

O’Brien Inn & Resort is just a block off I-94 at exit 1 and less than a half-mile from the Four Winds Casino entrance. The resort has a cabin-style exterior and features standard and deluxe guest rooms that include a complimentary breakfast. Guest have several suites to choose from, including a presidential suite and honeymoon suite. Within walking distance are Dominic’s Italian Eatery, Wendy’s and The Pub Sports Bar.

Harbor Grand Hotel

Harbor Grand Hotel is a boutique hotel on the new Buffalo Harbor, 2 miles northeast of the Four Winds Casino. It is conveniently located adjacent to Main Street with several local eateries and shops within a two-block walk, including the Stray Dog Bar & Grill, Casey’s Bar & Grill and the Clipper Ship Gallery. Luxurious guest rooms feature a fireplace, whirlpool bath and private balcony overlooking Lake Michigan. Guests enjoy complimentary champagne at check-in, breakfast in bed and 24-hour ice cream delivery to their room.

Fairfield Inn

Fairfield Inn is one block to the northeast of I-94 and less then a mile from both the Four Winds Casino entrance and downtown New Buffalo. Guests will enjoy the private location on a private drive next to a wooded area but within walking distance of Quizno’s and McDonald’s. Accommodations include standard rooms with modern decor and studio suites with a separate living area. Guest enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast and pet-friendly rooms are available for a nominal charge.

About the Author

Based in Southwestern Michigan, Matthew Knight has been writing outdoor and technology articles since 2008. His articles appear on various websites. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Michigan University.