We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 4 Bay View B&Bs / inns

The Gingerbread House

Save
You added The Gingerbread House to your Saves list
1130 Bluff Street, Bay View, MI 49770
Hotel amenities
The Gingerbread House
Ranked #1 of 4 Bay View B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Bay View
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

6 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    3
    3
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
2
3
Solo
0
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (6)
  • Mar-May only
    (0)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (2)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (3)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (1)
All months
Oakville, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Wonderful host, Mary! Old world Victorian beach house. Very pretty and nicely appointed. Close to historic cottages - well worth walking around and close to beach access. A bit noisy - can't be helped as it is on 31.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Delray
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Mary makes you feel at home. She is your loving mother, your loving grandmother, she is your best friend. We were two couples and had a wonderful time. Mary is informative, kind, wise, and welcoming. Her breakfasts are unique and delicious. She guided us to tasty restaurants and fun local experiences. You cannot miss this bed and breakfast! We are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Stayed here over Labor Day with family in all four rooms. We were in Petoskey for my daughters wedding. Mary is one of a kind and certainly one of the nicest people we have ever met. Jumped right in and helped my wife with some wedding stuff, obviously the breakfast's she made were top notch, and her Granddaughter Megan was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lansing
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We paid $135 for a room in September, which I thought was overpriced but it was a charming little place with amazing breakfast. An old woman runs it and she cooks everything from scratch, which I liked. Her gingerbread cookies were the best I've ever had! We also had good company (2 couples) join us for breakfast, which is what... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Il
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I hesitate to share this review, simply because I'd like to keep this secret all to myself. Mary makes each and every guest feel like family visiting for a wonderful, carefree lake vacation. Breakfast is homemade with love, rooms are delightful lakeside havens. We were fortunate to have the private balcony enjoying views of the beautiful bay at all times... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Meadville, PA
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
43 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

Run by two delightful sisters, Mary and Margaret. I truly felt like my mom was serving me breakfast. They were friendly, helpful and charming. The house is a beautiful Victorian covered with gingerbread and flowers. The bay is just a few steps away, and if you book the Victoria Room, you can sit on your private balcony and watch the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Gingerbread House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Gingerbread House

Address: 1130 Bluff Street, Bay View, MI 49770
Location: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Bay View
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

1 photo of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay