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Tawas Bay Beach Resort

300 East Bay Street, East Tawas, MI 48730 (Formerly "Holiday Inn")
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Tawas Bay Beach Resort
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in East Tawas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We were looking for a pet friendly place and there are very few in the Tawas area so we were happy that they accept pets for a fee (30 lb. limit). People at the front desk were pleasant but not overly friendly. The hotel offers rooms on the city side for $90 or $100 forthe lake side. We made the... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a solid hotel for the price. It's located off the main road going through town, right on the water. Paid $100 for the night. Clean rooms. Front lobby was nice and clean. Both front desk people we interacted with were friendly and helpful. The pool is nice with a good view of the water. There's a bar connected... More 

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Ann Arbor
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is an old-school former Holiday Inn, perfectly acceptable. During winter, the pool, hot tub, and sauna area is a real treat, though. They are in a solarium directly on the bay, so you can sit in a warm, humid pool area, overlooking the frozen bay. It's a nice pick-me-up in the middle of winter. Conveniently, the pool is open... More 

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michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed 1/31/15 The good: the staff is AMAZING! Very friendly, they go out of their way to welcome you and seem to genuinely like helping their guests. We had especially good service from the woman at the front desk. She should get a raise! The onsite restaurant was also extremely good. We had dinner and breakfast there, and enjoyed... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Veteran of many perchville feats here, plus a few blues festivals in august. A very old former holiday inn. Owners have been slowly updating portions of hotel. Service cab be hit or miss. They really overcharge for February. Perchville, but a lot of fun and the place to stay during festival. Tiki bar area in summer is fun also.

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Allen Park, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

On July 22, 2014 Five family members and myself went to the Tawas Bay Beach Resort for dinner. After our dinner we moved outside to the deck. When I went to sit down the chair broke and I fell on the deck. Family members helped me up and went inside to get help. Karaoke night and only one waitress who... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I just can't say enough of the great time I had here 10/14. The view, beach, pier, boats, service, food. I had a health issue coming off from the pier, and a housekeeper (gosh I wish I knew this woman's name) saw me in the hallway and was starting to run down the hall to me with such concern and... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Me and my wife stayed here this summer and we loved it. The room facing the beach was great. We had a room with 1 king bed. Room was clean and had everything we needed. Every night during our stay there was live music on the beach bar and grill. Food was good quality, I really enjoyed my burger and... More 

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Temperance, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I were there on September 19th 2014 for one night, Had a food voucher for dinner, I ordered the chicken salad, my wife ordered the french onion soup. They brought my chicken salad out in a HOT bowl, cound not eat it as lettuce was warm from bowl, My wife's french onion soup had no broth and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We recently stayed at this hotel on a "whim". They had no rooms available on the water side but we didn't have a reservation so we could not complain. Our room was stale and not very clean. We recieved a $20 food voucher to eat at the Topsiders restaurant inside the hotel. The menu looked pretty favorable so we decided... More 

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