Hotels & Motels
Below you'll find some of the most popular Hotels & Motels in Alpena, arranged by price. The Sunrise 45 Film Festival makes no specific recommendations as, but we want to give visitors an idea of the range that is available in the area. As always, feel free to shoot us an email with any questions! For a more comprehensive list of places to stay in the area, visit http://www.visitalpena.com/stay/
Holiday Inn Express

This hotel is situated right downtown, within walking distance of the film festival venues, as well as many downtown restaurants and bars. This is the prime spot for all festival-goers.

Daily Rates Starting at $138


225 River St, Alpena, MI 49707 
Phone: (989) 340-1800

Ramada Inn

The Ramada Inn is on US-23 North, just 2 miles from Downtown Alpena. It has many features, including a full service restaurant, and free shuttle from the airport.

Daily Rates Starting at $89.99


1000 US-23 N, Alpena, MI 49707 
Phone: (989) 356-2151 

Days Inn

Daily Rates Starting at $89.99


1496 M-32 West, Alpena, MI 49707 
Phone: (989) 356-6118 

The Days Inn hotel is about 3 miles West of Downtown Alpena, on M-32 W, and only a 5 minute ride from the Airport.

The Best Western is located on M-32 W, about 3 miles West of Downtown Alpena. It is the only hotel to offer a microwave and refrigerator in every room.

Daily Rates Starting at $84.60

1285 M-32 West, Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-9087

Best Western
Big Bear Lodge

The Big Bear Lodge located across the street from Mich-e-ke-wis park & beach, less than 2 miles from Downtown Alpena. The rates are very competitive in this Mom & Pop Motel.

Daily Rates Starting at $74



2052 US-23 South, Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 354-8573

40 Winks Motel

Daily Rates Starting at $63.00

1021 S. State Ave, Alpena, MI 49707 
Phone: (989) 354-5622

The 40 Winks Motel is located on S. State Ave, near the very popular Starlight and Mich-e-ke-wis parks and beaches, and is less than 2 miles from Downtown Alpena, and also offers very competitive rates.

The Dew Drop Inn is located on the corner of French Road and US-23 North, and is just shy of 3 miles north of Downtown Alpena.

Daily Rates Starting at $53.00

2469 French Road, Alpena, MI 49707 
Phone: (989) 356-4414

Dew Drop Inn
Cabins, Cottages, & Camping
Many visitors choose to take advantage of Northern Michigan's natural beauty, and our many wonderful campgrounds. Since the Sunrise 45 Film Festival takes place in August, there's no better time to show up with a tent, an RV, or choose to stay in a cottage or cabin on one of our many beautiful lakes or rivers. Below is a short list of some of these types of places, but there are plenty more to find. As always, feel free to shoot us an email with any questions! For a more comprehensive list of places to stay in the area, visit http://www.visitalpena.com/stay/
Alpena County Fairgrounds

The Alpena County Fairgrounds are located within the city limits and have two free boat launches on it's 37 acres along the Thunder Bay River, where you can enjoy camping, fishing, and biking. They offer 69 campsites with power. 12 sites are directly on the river, showers and holding tank disposal area on site.

RV/Camper Site Daily Rates Starting at $23



625 south 11th Avenue 
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-1847

Campsite Daily Rates Starting at $20

Cottage Daily Rates Starting at $75



5315 Long Rapids Road

Alpena, Michigan 49707

Phone: (989) 354-8438

This resort is located seven miles west of Alpena on Long Rapids Road, on Lake Winyah, part of the Thunder Bay River System. Their cottages are one, two and three bedrooms with bath. They offer a fully equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator, dishes, cutlery, cookware, bed linen and blankets. Each cottage has a private dock with a 14ft boat included in the rental price.

Wes Point Shores Resort

RV/Camper Site Daily Rates Starting at $32

RV Rental Daily Rates starting at $85

Cabin Daily Rates starting at $55



5005 Long Rapids Rd. 
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-3708

Camper's Cove is located on the beautiful Thunder Bay River and Lake Winyah, about 8 miles Northwest of Downtown Alpena. It features RV campsites, RV rentals, and Cabin rentals with modern amenities like WiFi, showers, game rooms, and kayak and canoe rentals, mini-golf, and more. A popular place with the locals!

Camper's Cove
Neumann's Loafer's Retreat

Loafer's Retreat offers 4 beachfront cottages, plus a lower level of the main house on Long Lake, about 15 miles North/Northwest of Downtown Alpena. 

Cottage Daily Rates starting at $95


15186 Beegan Rd.
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 595-5010

There are plenty of other local camp sites available just out of town as well. You can check out our county parks here:  http://www.alpenacounty.org/alpena%20county%20park.html & other campgrounds here: http://www.visitalpena.com/stay/camping/
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