Frequently Asked Questions

What time is check-in? Can I get an early check-in?

You can check-in any time after 4:00 pm. Early check in is at the earliest is 2:00 pm, but is always based on the availability of rooms.

What time is check-out? Can I get a late check-out?

Check-out is at 11:00 am. Contact the front desk at The Lodge to request a late check out at 11:30 am.

Where can I check-in to my room?

Guests can check-in at the front desk at The Lodge, located on the hill behind the casino.

May I smoke on my patio? Where may I smoke?

You may smoke outside on your patio/balcony as long as you do not have your room door open. We also have ashtrays and smoking urns located outside in several areas for smokers.

Do the hotel rooms have refrigerators?

Our Bayside rooms have mini-refrigerators in them, these come with a small upgrade fee.

Do the hotel rooms have microwaves?

Our Bayside rooms have microwaves in them, these come with a small upgrade fee.

How old do you have to be to visit your casino?

18 years or older!

Do you allow pets?

Service animals only. Learn more here. 

How far are you from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore?

Leelanau Sands Casino is located only 30 miles from Michigan’s most beautiful shoreline.

Where is the closest airport?

Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) is only 40 minutes from Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge.

Do you offer shuttle pickup from the airport?

We do not offer a shuttle service. However, Traverse City does have Lyft, Uber and several taxi services available for your convenience.

Do you offer wine tours?

While we do not offer wine tours, Leelanau Pennisula is home to 26 wineries that are only a short drive from Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge. To arrange transportation, visit Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.