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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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3.0 of 5
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2011 Woodland Ave., Petoskey, MI 49770
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Ranked #1 of 9 Petoskey B&B and Inns
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Kathryn B Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Bay View on a number of occasions and found it charming. The service is excellent. My favorite place to stay in NW Michigan. Beautiful views of the lake. Excellent service! Each room is charming and unique. Choose a room on an upper floor for the best views.

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Monroe
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay at this lovely place. And it was just as nice as the first time.Rooms are nice and comfortable. Staff are marvelous! So friendly and helpful. If we are ever in the area again, we will certainly stay here again.

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

For a weekend getaway, we decided to explore some up north locations and stay at Stafford's Bay View Inn. We enjoyed our stay - staff was welcoming, the breakfast each morning was delicious, and the room was spacious and clean. The location is great - great surrounding views and easy to get to different locations around Petoskey. For breakfast -... More 

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BVI1886, General Manager at Stafford's Bay View Inn, responded to this review

Dear Meggers2087, Thank you for your response and sharing both your positive experiences and your concerns. I'm sorry that there were some inconveniences during your stay. Please contact me at 231-347-2771, so that we can discuss this further. I look forward to hearing from you soon! Cordially, Corey Innkeeper More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stayed here this past weekend, March 20-22, 2015 and had a wonderful experience. The rooms are very nice and extremely clean. A lot of wallpaper, but that is what we expected and loved. Delicious cookies were waiting for us in the room, and they were replenished each day. I forgot to ask for the recipe. I will get it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Second time we have stayed at the Bay view inn for a winter weekend with our group of cross country skiers from Rochester Enjoyed our stay and the great cookies on our pillow every day Staff was very friendly and did everything to help our group enjoy the comperarty sodas in the sun room Brest breakfast all served with the... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We have stayed here several times over the past 10+ years and have greatly enjoyed each visit. This visit was for 3 nights in two different rooms on the second floor due to limited availability of the better rooms. Both rooms were large, with fireplaces and nicely furnished. One room had a very nice balcony but unfortunately rain kept us... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We enjoyed out stay for the weekend and the buffet dinner on Saturday evening but the staff made our experience outstanding.They were so welcoming and friendly that nothing seemed to be too much for them. From the manager who promised our group a warm welcome and a secial opening should we want to stay during the week next February, to... More 

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Ishpeming, Michigan
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We have stayed at Stafford's Bay View Inn many times, and love the experience. The Inn itself is very charming and well done, if not a bit to the taste of my parents generation (lots of very floral wallpaper). The rooms are similar, and have been redone enough that much of the history has been altered. That said, individually controlled... More 

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Woodbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This was quite the place. We are accustomed to staying at nice notes as well as researching and trying out B&B's all over the country. So we know a special place when we find it. Stafford's Bay View In is one of those places. The rooms are all very nice, and many are extremely spacious and relative ornate. The structure... More 

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Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Beautiful historic inn on the bay in fabulous Petoskey, Michigan. Special touches make each room an adventure. Comfortable beds, quality bedding. Nice setting with bay views. Restaurant is fine dining. Breakfast is awesome. Saturday evening buffet was outstanding. We entertained thirty friends for my husband's birthday dinner surprise. Everyone was impressed with the food quality and varied selections including desserts.... More 

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