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Kara's Kottages ~ Sleeps 5, Includes Breakfast, No Cleaning Fee or Security Dep.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bed and Breakfast

This Kottage is located on the 1st floor of or original W. Main St location, only 1/2 mile from the downtown district and sleeps up to 5 guests. This beautiful Kottage offers a modern and well stocked kitchen with lots of high end materials, a separate dining room that seats 4-6, 1 very spacious bathroom with a double vanity, soft water and a tub surround. Also, enjoy the privacy of two seperate bedrooms with a luscious queen bed in each along with an inviting living room with furnishings that include an over-sized and comfortable sofa, electric fireplace, flat screen television, and a leather love seat with a pull-out twin sleeper along with many more comforts.

DIY Breakfast Combinations Include the following:

English Muffins, Cream Cheese, Bagels, Waffles, Eggs, Sausage Patties & Links, Assorted Cereal, Organic Granola, Greek Yogurt, Almond Milk, Fruit Juice, Peanut Butter, Whole Bean Coffee (regular & decaf), Half & Half, Assorted Teas, Oatmeal, Farina, Muffin Mix, Dried Cranberries, Real Maple Syrup & Cinnamon Rolls. In addition, guest enjoy a wide assortment of condiments and pantry staples.

*1 night stays are considered Sunday - Thursday

To book a one night stay, visit: http://www.karaskottages.com/

Check-in is anytime after 3pm

Check-out is anytime prior to 11am

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stuart in Kalamazoo

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , two sinks
  • 1 bathroom with double vanity and lots of toiletries for guests convenience.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Located in the Living Room - 1 Single Bed , Pull out sleeper in the love seat
  • All beds have very comfortable mattresses, soft linens, comforters with duvet covers and lots of lush pillows.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
The most notable feature to this unique bed and breakfast is the ability to have up to 5 guests in one kottage; a perfect space for families and small groups who wish to be together to play games, watch movies and visit without fear of affecting other guests. This Kottage design also gives guests the ability to invite other visitors into their home away from home where they can entertain and host small events. Another benefit of this Kottage design is that it offers many comforts and necessities to extended stay guests to Kalamazoo who wish to have comforts such as a kitchen, living room, television, bedrooms, etc..


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Kara's Kottages ~ Sleeps 5, Includes Breakfast, No Cleaning Fee or Security Dep.
average rating of 4.9 based on 40 reviews

Cozy and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We just departed from Kara' s Kottages. We had a wonderful 4 day stay. It was spacious and warm, and the Christmas decorations were festive. The breakfast food was an especially nice touch and greatly appreciated. Great location: we walked around downtown, even though it was snowy and a tad cold, and it was an easy drive to visit family. I'll definitely stay again! Thank you, Kara!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect setting for a family gathering and relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Kara is the perfect hostess. She's thought of everything one could possibly need for a home away from home stay. The beds are comfy cozy and the linens are fresh and crisp. You can have coffee from freshly ground beans without leaving the house and have a lazy morning. The home is warmly appointed and full of interesting features.

We'd stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Awesome Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This place is really cute and cozy. Very clean, well organized and decorated. Has lots of little extra things that you may have left at home and lots of breakfast items to choose from...waffles, pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, oatmeal, bagels, english muffin...etc... The house is located in a perfect area. The owner is very easy to work with and sent the check in information timely. Will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review! I'm really happy to know that you enjoyed the space and all of the extra's too. Looking forward to having you back. : ) Kara
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  • 5 of 5

Kara's Kottage was comfortable and beautifully decorated. The location was convenient to downtown and safe for walking the dog during the day and at night. We loved having the variety of breakfast items and being able to enjoy a relaxing breakfast "at home". Each room was spotless and well laid out with many extra touches that were appreciated. We look forward to returning next year!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay. Had everything we needed, breakfast food a bonus. So much nicer than staying at a hotel, and cheaper.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kara Keller
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
8 February, 2018

About Kara Keller

Kara is a Michigan native with an appreciation for nature, a passion for good design and a love for historic homes. She moved to Kalamazoo from the shores of Lake Michigan in 1990 to attend college. She remained in Kalamazoo because of it's youthful energy, amazing people and an up and coming direction which has since been realized. When she's not combing the earth for treasures to use in her kottages and working on DIY projects, she's often found running, cross country skiing, biking, kayaking and traveling.

Kara Keller purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Kara Keller chose Stuart

This Unique, Kalamazoo Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully renovated, Italianate-style, three-unit home nestled in between three historic Kalamazoo neighborhoods and located on Kalamazoo College’s scenic campus.

All three private Kottages within this multi-unit house are furnished with all the necessities of home, including a well stocked kitchen, cozy living room, separate bedrooms and a spacious bathroom. Plus, all the warm touches you’d expect from a beloved B&B– like fireplaces, beds you melt into, European-style breakfast treats and even mini-bars.

Available for overnight, weekly or monthly rental, this Kalamazoo B&B is an ideal choice for business or pleasure.

What makes this apartment unique

If you’re seeking an innovative and modern b&b experience, you’ll enjoy our notion of doing something different rather than doing the same thing better.

However, if what you’re seeking is a traditional b&b experience which includes prepared breakfast with other guests, daily housekeeping, frequent interactions with the innkeeper and renting only one room, I might recommend another option.

Kara’s Kottaages offers much more privacy, flexibility and space than most b&b’s, which includes self check-in’s at anytime, kottages that can accommodate entire families, diy meals of what you want when you want, the option to host small gatherings indoors or out and an innkeeper who does not enter the kottage unless requested to do so.

Each kottage is lovingly designed for those who wish to be on their own schedule in a peaceful and private space without the constant presence of a live-in innkeeper and other guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for such an amazing place to have some much needed rest and relaxation. I felt at home in such a beautiful environment. I cannot wait to come back and spend more time here!
Oct 2013
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Nearest Airport
5.28 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
91.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.88 Miles
Nearest Train
0.89 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.54 Miles
US 131
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
21.65 Miles
Nearest Beach
12.85 Miles
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10.69

Minimum 2 night stay applies only to weekends and holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.