Established 1884

The Historic Hotel Nichols is the only one of the historic hotels still operating in downtown South Haven. The hotel has been a family owned business for over 100 years.

Happy Hour: 5-7pm every Friday and Saturday all year round.

Breakfast served everyday between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Check-in: 4pm-10pm | Check-out: 10:30am

Bring your Pet Friend Pet Friendly. Kid Friendly.

Private flower filled veranda for guests to enjoy. WiFi is available in all areas of the hotel and is free of charge.

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“To us, it’s all about the experience.”

Harbor Town

We are located along the historical Maritime District in the heart of downtown South Haven. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, parks, marinas and beaches. All stays between Memorial Day and Labor Day include hot made-to-order breakfast in the morning. Limited made-to-order breakfast is also available outside of these dates as well as complimentary pastries at our continental breakfast. Enjoy happy hour, specials, and amazing service year round.

Children of all ages Welcome

Crib by request
Rollaway bed by request
13+ years extra person charge $55 per night

Pets are allowed on the first floor. There is an $80 pet fee (per pet) for the entire stay. Must provide proof of flea and tick preventatives and rabies vaccines. 

Overhead South Haven, MI, harbor  Hotel Nichols

Specials, Things to Do

Chartreuse Board is one of many special add-ons at the Historic Hotel Nichols.

Nichols’ Add-Ons

Historic Hotel Nichols Breakfast


Events in South Haven and the surrounding area.


Parking is available for free and 24/7 in any South Haven public lot. Lots are clearly labeled and surround the hotel on Quaker Street and Williams Street. For additional information please call the hotel directly.

Cancellation Policy: There is a $25 cancellation fee with a cancellation notice greater than 7 days. There is a 25% fee applied to any reservations cancelled, or shortened, within 7 days of check-in.

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