Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn

3151 University Drive, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326
Innkeeper(s): Paul & Heather Crandall
  • Introduction

    Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan, fountainWelcome to Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Southeast Michigan's most unique historic bed and breakfast. Cobblestone Manor was built in 1840 and is furnished in Victorian antiques. Our inn has been recently renovated and is designed to meet the needs of discriminating business travelers, while providing a relaxed atmosphere for weekend getaways or special occasions. Whether for a romantic weekend getaway or honeymoon destination idea, Cobblestone Manor in Auburn Hills, MI is one of the best Michigan has to offer.

    Guests repeatedly comment on the "attention to detail." The Inn has been featured in the Detroit Free Press, The Oakland Tech News, The Oakland Press, Inside Oakland, Style Magazine, Home Magazine, Corp Magazine and Michigan Living Magazine.

    Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast in either the sun drenched turreted breakfast room or the elegant and gracious candlelit dining room. The formal living room allows for comfortable relaxation, music enjoyment or enjoy a quiet and relaxed conversation with friends.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Paul and Heather Crandall for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    For a quiet romantic getaway to celebrate a special occasion like a wedding night, anniversary, promotion, birthday, etc.  All rooms have a whirlpool tub and fireplace to enhance a guest's stay.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for our attention to detail, historic feel, and luxurious accommodations.  The ability to relax in the splendor of an historic inn that is close to what a major metropolitan area has to offer seems to be the most often cited love of our guests.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Nearby concerts, shopping, excellent dining, lots of great golf, and other attractions draw guest again and again.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Guests often say that this is the best inn they have ever visited and that they will definitely be back.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    There are so many fun things to do in this area (see question 3) that surprise guests.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    See question 3, plus a tour of Meadowbrook Hall (the fourth largest private residence in the USA), as well as local theater and hiking and biking.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Meadowbrook Hall, Meadowbrook Theater, Meadowbrook Music Theater, hiking and biking trails, and some nice restaurants.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Alfoccino Restaurant has a large, moderately priced menu and is only three minutes away.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce website.

    How many rooms does your inn have?


    Do you accept pets?


  • Your Hosts

    Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan, hostsInnkeepers Paul and Heather Crandall and our Cocker Spaniel, "Joe," are committed to providing world-class service at our intimate, historic Victorian era inn. We are proud that most of our guests return and almost all recommend Cobblestone Manor to their friends.

    To our guests we pledge: a warm welcome; clean, comfortable, quiet surroundings; a hearty breakfast to follow a comfortable night's sleep; and a luxury travel option in Michigan. We provide all the conveniences of a modern hotel in a pleasing, luxurious historic atmosphere.

    While we are a "home away from home" for myriad business travelers, we are also a favorite and much-recommended selection for pleasure travelers looking to create special memories in Oakland County, MI.

    For our guests' comfort and safety, Cobblestone Manor is a smoke-free facility.

    Cobblestone Manor, where memories are made!

  • Inn Offerings

    • Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan, interiorSurf the Internet or communicate internationally through data ports or high-speed wireless connections in every room
    • Place and receive phone calls and messages, day or night, with private phones and voicemail
    • Send and receive information through our 24-hour fax machine
    • Learn or relax with cable TV, VCR and DVD in every room
    • Sleep in luxurious king or queen size beds
    • Stay cozy by the fireplace in most rooms or cool with central air conditioning in the summer
    • Relax after a long day in a hot hydromassage tub
    • Soft drinks, snacks and fresh homemade cookies always available
    • Free use of work-out facility nearby
  • Area Activities

    Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan, area activitiesGenerations away, but still nearby

    The corporate hub of Southeastern Michigan:

    • Chrysler
    • Volkswagen
    • Siemens
    • Webasto
    • General Motors
    • Autoliv and more

    The educational epicenters:

    • Oakland University
    • Oakland Community College
    • Michigan State University Educational Center
    • Central Michigan University


    • The Palace of Auburn Hills
    • The Silverdome
    • Meadowbrook Theater and Music Festival
    • Pine Knob Music Theater
    • All Pontiac, MI, area venues


    • Quaint, historic downtown Rochester
    • Rocking Pontiac
    • Elite uptown Birmingham
    • The new Great Lakes Crossing megamall and entertainment center
    • Somerset Mall
    • The Village of Rochester HillsPaint Creek hiking and biking trail
    • Downtown Detroit less than 30 miles away
    • Downtown Birmingham, MI
    • Oakland Hills Country Club, home of the 2008 PGA Tournament Championship
  • Weddings

    Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan. weddingsCobblestone Chapel and Wedding Garden, located on the grounds of the historic Cobblestone Manor--a luxury bed and breakfast, is the ideal place for your Michigan wedding. As you are planning your wedding, remember that Cobblestone Chapel offers two awesome venues; a lush outdoor wedding garden and an intimate indoor chapel.

    Included are an elegant bridal room for your use as you wait to walk down the aisle, and a separate groom's area where the groom and groomsmen can relax and prepare. A grand staircase provides an outstanding photo backdrop as you make your way to the chapel or wedding garden.

    Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan, outdoor weddingImagine reciting your vows in a romantic candlelit chapel, decorated with exquisite floral arrangements, while up to fifty of your guests witness in polished oak pews. Imagine walking down a winding paver block path to your groom who's waiting under the shade of towering pines against a deep blue sky. Imagine your beautiful photo opportunities that abound on the grounds of Cobblestone Chapel and Wedding Garden.

  • Guest Comments

    Cobblestone Manor Luxury Historic Inn, Auburn Hills, Michigan, guests"I am a frequent traveler to Southeast Michigan. Now that I've stayed at Cobblestone Manor, I'll never stay anywhere else!" - SM, Business Consultant

    "What a nice change from the routine hotel room and atmosphere. After a long day of intense business meetings, I can destress with a long whirlpool bath followed by a good book by the fireplace in my room. Cobblestone Manor is better than home!" - CS, Operations Director

    "Luxurious, comfortable, clean and quiet. What more could a traveler want? I'll be back with my husband!" - MI, Regional Nurse

    "The beds are unbelievable; the breakfasts are even better!" - J & JN, Retired

    "Cobblestone Manor is now our favorite spot. When we need to get away as a couple, we get a babysitter, then we're there! We don't need to drive for hours for a getaway!" - G & MS, Working Parents

    "The innkeepers are so accommodating. I've never had service or accommodations like this... even at the best hotels or other lodging establishments." - MS, Engineering Consultant

    "I put up all of my incoming business associates at Cobblestone Manor. When they have corporate business travel or a trip to our area, I highly recommend it!" - BW, Business Owner

    "I feel like I'm coming home!" - CB, V.P. Corporate Operations

    "Cobblestone Manor provided everything that was needed to make for a quiet, relaxed and intimate two days. The Meadowlark Suite was so nice it was difficult to find a reason to go out anywhere. Bring a bottle of wine or champagne, slip into the bath and relax. As far as breakfast is concerned....try saying 'No' to the generous offer for more." - JT, Global Sales Manager and Seasoned Traveller