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Tawas Bay Beach Resort

300 East Bay Street, East Tawas, MI 48730 (Formerly "Holiday Inn")
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in East Tawas
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Ann Arbor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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2 helpful votes 2 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Old hotel. Staff were unfriendly and not helpful. Did not have my reservation, but they successfully charged me for my room in advance of my stay. When I informed the front desk person, he told me that was not true. Needless to say, I disputed the double charge with my credit card company. Interestingly, a colleague was also double charged.... More 

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We always use Trip Advisor before booking and at first was a little alarmed ith the prior poor ratings. We were surprised!! Nice room, nice bed, and the staff we dealt with were all very pleasant from the front desk, to the waitress and maids. We liked the breakfast that was included, it was served in a nice restaurant and... More 

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Address: 300 East Bay Street, East Tawas, MI 48730 (Formerly "Holiday Inn")
Location: United States > Michigan > East Tawas
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Number of rooms: 101
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