Visit our Historic Hotel Nichols

Just steps from the harbor in downtown South Haven, Michigan.

Architectural charm retained and modern comfort added to the Historic Hotel Nichols, Downtown South Haven Michigan

Stay in the Heart of Town

The hotel itself is an architectural masterpiece with lots of historic elegance and style. You will find a seasonal breakfast (Memorial Day through Labor Day), helpful staff, and a beautiful outdoor veranda filled with seasonal flowers.

  • South Haven Harborfest

    It’s a great family-oriented event. Harborfest 2023 takes place June 16 & 17th. There’s activities for the kids and great music for everyone to listen to. It’s just a fun time by the water. The festival includes a variety of attractions including Dragon-Boat Races, many musical and entertainment performances, craft fair, a pancake breakfast, rides, […]

    South Haven Harborfest
  • Riverfront Concert Series

    Foundry Hall and The City of South Haven present the annual series. Concerts take place every Thursday at 7pm throughout the summer (June – Sept) at Riverfront Park, just west of the south side marina on Water Street. The concerts are free. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics are welcome!

    Riverfront Concert Series
  • Annual South Haven Art Fair

    The first weekend in July: The South Haven Art Fair, produced by the South Haven Center for the Arts, is a two-day juried festival held one block from the Lake Michigan shore in Stanley Johnston Park. This fine art fair features painting, pastel, drawing, sculpture, photography, glass, wood, clay, jewelry, and wearable art.

    Annual South Haven Art Fair


The hosts were super sweet and helpful. They had happy hour with snacks, which was a pleasant surprise. We really enjoyed the location, right near Lake Michigan, with easy walking distance to all the cute shops and restaurants. Would definitely stay again!

Anonymous, February 2023

Wonderfully charming.
Great staff, perfect location, pet friendly.

Jennifer, March 2023

Great place if you’re looking to stay in a historic hotel. Awesome location, service and hosts. Will DEFINITELY stay here again!!

James, April 2023

The Garden Room revels in its original wood and exposed brick. It reflects the modern look of the Historic Hotel Nichols.


A Unique Boutique Hotel

Come experience our charming Historic Hotel Nichols. The location is great. The building is excellent. The service is extraordinary.