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Fleetwood Inn & Suites


  • 18 boat slips
  • on the cheboygan riverfront
  • 1.8 acres
  • 3 Bedroom living quarters
  • 40 Guest Rooms

Settle Inn


  • Just minutes from Northern Michigan University, Presque Isle Park, Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Within close proximity of Ojibwa Casino, Superior Dome, Lake Superior and Westwood Mall.
  • On US-41, 3 miles from skiing at Marquette Mountain.
  • Easy access to the Downtown Business District of Marquette, Northern Marquette General Hospital, as
  • Best budget hotel located in the central region of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Best Western Valley Plaza, Days Inn, and Four Seasons Health Club & RV Park


  • Total 236 guest rooms
  • Both hotels have had recent renovations
  • Growing market
  • Adjacent to the largest convention center in the county

Continental Inn


  • 41 Guest Rooms w/exterior corridor
  • Located on major highway junction (M-27 & US-23)
  • Managers Quarters

Days Inn


  • 83 Guest Rooms & Suites
  • Located on the I-75 Business Loop
  • Near many popular attractions

Thunderbird Inn


  • Well-located off Interstate 75 at Exit #337 northbound
  • Premier tourist destination
  • 50-room, exterior corridor hotel
  • Indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool spa/sauna, business center, manager’s apartment

Bay Inn of Petoskey


  • 15 guest rooms, provide magnificent views of Lake Michigan.
  • Walking distance to parks and the Little Traverse Wheelway bike path.
  • Minutes to the historic Gaslight District, ski resorts, and world-class golf courses.
  • One mile from Bay Harbor.
  • Hillside boutique inn overlooking Lake Michigan.

Americas Best Value Inn


  • Centrally located on the I-75 Business Loop
  • Great opportunity for an owner operator with living quarters on-site.
  • 75 guest rooms, including whirlpool rooms, an indoor pool and spa,


Who We Are

In 1973 Gary Smith began selling lodging properties along with other business opportunities. He began to focus on hospitality properties in 1980. In 1985, Gary founded his own company to provide specialized brokerage services to the hospitality industry. Meril Dean joined the company in 1990 and in 2000 SMITH DEAN was formed and the company has now evolved into SMITH DEAN BURGETT. All the while maintaining our hands on approach to hotel brokerage, but now with a national presence and wider reach.

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What We Do

Lodging properties are our areas of expertise and include the sale of limited and full service hotels and all suite properties, as well as resorts and multi-property portfolios. In addition to handling independent properties, SMITH DEAN BURGETT has worked with all the major hotel franchise companies. Since successful brokerage must entail careful planning and appropriate timing, we continually advise our clients of the prevailing market conditions in order to maximize our investors' returns.

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Why Choose Us

SMITH DEAN BURGETT maintains a comprehensive database of thousands of qualified buyers and exposes each listing to a multitude of prospective purchasers. SMITH DEAN BURGETT's comprehensive database of buyers ranging from local and regional, to a national customer base with varying purchasing criteria, provides our company the ability to target buyers and in turn facilitate sales within a reasonable time frame. SMITH DEAN BURGETT has also developed cooperative relations with hotel brokers nationwide providing additional exposure for our listings.

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