Best Kept Secret

Unique Lodging on the Lake



Best Kept Secret is a Unique, Luxury, Hotel Style Lodging on Bartholomew Lake, near Historic Coldwater, MI. Our spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath Suite provides an incredible view, privacy, and plenty of "creature comforts" for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy!

Relax from the moment you arrive with easy check-in to fit your schedule.  

We specialize in Experience Vacations!  

Your hosts, Andy and Kim Bonham are here to provide you with personalized activities and dining options. Boating, Area Tours, Cooking Classes, or how about a Scrapbooking Retreat?

We are centrally located on an all sport chain of 7 lakes allowing you to enjoy all that lakes have to offer!  Great fishing, sandbars, restaurants, miles of boating, and even a petting zoo on Corn Island! Everything you need to enjoy your stay on the lake is right here. . .Sandy Beach, Campfire, Private Boat Launch and Dock space to BYOB! (Bring your own Boat) or ask us about renting a Pontoon or Kayak. 


Take a day off from lake activities and visit our quaint town of Coldwater, MI. Plenty of shops and diners to enjoy, or take a walking or driving tour and see beautiful Victorian Homes, Churches and Buildings.

Championship Golfing within minutes!  Bella Vista Golf Course is truly the Best Kept golfing Secret in Southern Michigan!, or play Glendarin Hills in Angola, IN.  Many other options are close by.  Call us for Stay and Play packages.

Check the Area Activities page for information on our town events and other nearby attractions such as Game Day events for Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame Universities, Race Weekends, Wineries, Firekeepers Casino, Binder Park Zoo, and Amish Country.

Whether you are a Business or Leisure traveler, or whether you have time for a day or a week to recharge, we at Best Kept Secret offer our guests the perfect travel option.

Contact Us:

Phone: 517-238-2220


Address: 261 S. Fremont Rd., Coldwater, MI  49036

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261 S. Fremont Rd, Coldwater, MI 49036