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Tawas Bay Beach Resort

300 East Bay Street, East Tawas, MI 48730 (Formerly "Holiday Inn")
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Oscoda, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This hotel is terrible they add charges as they feel fit during and after your stay. Ordered drinks at there hotel lounge that were suppose to be paid for with there beach bucks. The Bartender for some reason added 7 dollars extra to the bill that i had to pay upon checkout not a big deal. The shocker came the... More 

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Thank Brian C
Perrysburg, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The resort has a great view of the bay along the back of the building. The room was comfortable and clean, the beds were nice, the walls were thin as we heard later that night though. The restaraunt was average and the bar was not very good at all. After 20 minutes of sitting at a table, we finally went... More 

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Thank Perrysburg68
Fenton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Couldn't have asked for better service. The front desk guy who checked us in was so nice, professional and informed about local events, restaurants. Annette also was so helpful, even after we'd left and I'd forgotten my charger. The bar was fun with karaoke and pool table with good craft beer. Would go again.

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Thank LoveDaylilies
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The rooms could use some updating but we thoroughly enjoyed this! When we checked in, we received $20 voucher to use in restaurant or lounge/bar plus two vouchers for free breakfast...and it was a full sit down breakfast, not make-it-yourself waffles and oranges. The staff were fantastic, very polite and happy. We rode our motorcycle and they let you park... More 

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Thank MarciD
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Had the opprotunity of staying at the resort and my husband were very satisfied with our stay. rate is at least four stars. Loved the gorgeous view while having our breakfast every morning. Room were clean and very accommodating.Friendly service as well. Definitely recommend the resort to others and have already done so. If the opportunity arises again, we will... More 

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Thank Barbara T
Mackinaw City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

For the money I would expect the pool area to be better maintained. The " furniture " needs to be replaced and there were active ant hills around the edge of the pool. I will think twice before booking here again. The view was nice and I enjoyed sitting outside but I can do that somewhere else. The main reason... More 

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Thank Elizabeth R
Dusseldorf, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I could not believe that we were charged a total of $241 for a room with 2 queen beds for 1 night on the ground floor with a view of the parking lot. It was the only thing available so we had to take it and I think that is how they get away with overcharging guests since most of... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

The location is great, right on the water and within walking distance of downtown. However, that's the only positive this place has going for it. Rooms are dated, beds are uncomfortable, towels are scratchy, our sink leaked, the windows in the rooms were small, the whole place smelled musty, and the staff is not attentive. Breakfast is included but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time. 10 year old grandson really enjoyed the pool. Room was clean and staff did a great job cleaning it between nights. Will definitely go back. Other guests we talked to while checking in told us we would enjoy tawas beach and they were right.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant place! We had such a private and relaxing stay here. The owners were awesome. They were so nice and helpful. I definitely give this place 2 thumbs up. They have a fire pit where we roasted marshmallows and also three paddle boats that are free to use.

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