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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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2011 Woodland Ave., Petoskey, MI 49770
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just had our second stay here. This time for my wife's birthday. The staff is so friendly we felt like this was our 20th stay! Their Saturday night winter buffet was offered in the dining room so we invited friends of ours who were also visiting Petoskey to join us for dinner. Was not an elaborate buffet but everything was... More 

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Mackinaw City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stafford's Bay View Inn is an historic inn on Little Traverse Bay. Spectacular themed rooms. Good linens. Comfy beds. Romantic. Beautiful Bay views. Outstanding customer service. Convenient location. On-site fine dining restaurant. Reasonable pricing.

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Goshen, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times. Good location for enjoying Petoskey and surrounding areas. This is an old place, charming, creaky stairs, floors and all. They have beverages available all day, a huge fresh baked cookie on your bed daily, and a 'order off the menu' breakfast (included), and if you want to buy supper there, the dining area is... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband got us a room for my birthday weekend, and we loved the place! It was very quiet and our room was small but perfect for a weekend of sightseeing in the fall! We had breakfast one morning at the buffet, and the food was very good. We also had drinks from the bar one night down in the... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is a beautiful historic place to stay. The staff is friendly and greeted us with a welcoming smile. The guest rooms are well designed and comfortable. A $25 breakfast voucher is included with the room. We climbed the stairs to our third floor room but there is a small elevator. Our guest room had a king bed with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We stopped by for a dinner and were surprised by the fine dining experience. We had to wait a bit for a space as we did not have reservations. We sat out on the porch (even though it was a bit cool and rainy) with wine and beer and looked out over a great view. Since we were eating a... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming here for years and never disappointed. At this time of year, the decorations are beautiful and there's a welcoming fire in the fireplace, quaint rooms awaiting. And fun shopping nearby!

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Clarkston, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Having stayed here many years ago, we remembered that this is a very well run establishment, suffice to say that has not changed. We where warmly greeted, and quickly helped to our room, which was very clean, roomy (for a historic inn) and quite. The property is full of very nice touches, sitting areas on each floor, I huge porch... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Each December we look for a quiet, peaceful Inn to get away and Stafford's Bayview Inn was our choice this year. We booked a Holiday Shopping package that included two nights stay along with some other perks that made it even better. The Inn was built in the late 1800s and comes with a local history that is quite unique.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Just spent a long weekend at Stafford's and we were very impressed by the cleanliness, the attentiveness of the staff and overall quality of the Inn. Very, very well done....and I strongly recommend the Michigan French Toast!

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