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Stafford's Bay View Inn

2011 Woodland Ave., Petoskey, MI 49770
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Ranked #1 of 9 Petoskey B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful B&B very quaint, older facility, superb service, great food, super view of the sunset from the porch, good value. No phone, no pool, no pets, no internet, no room TV-in other words QUIET and Wonderful.

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place, old looking, on the bay. We had dinner in the hotel and it was very good. No TVs, but they do have FREE wifi in the rooms. We were in room 1, with a view of the bay and a patio. You could hear noise from the road in front (this is in the back on a corner).... More

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Ypsilanti
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The B was fantastic but the completely missed with the breakfast. The food was not very good and for the price the food should be fantastic. Hopefully they will revisit their menu to pick it up to the level it should be.

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

Dear YpsiSteve, Thank you for taking the time to write both the positives and concerns about your recent stay with us. We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We were unaware of the breakfast experience you had. Our guests’ opinions and needs are of utmost importance to us. We deeply apologize if your dining room experience was... More

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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Bayv View Inn is charming with renovated rooms and having most modern conveniences EXCEPT TVs and telephones in the rooms. The rooms were exceptionally clean and the service was excellent. Very comfortable and relaxing which brings you back to a time when the pace was slower. As exemplified by the elevator. Loved it and would stay here again.

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Saint Louis
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There are things we liked about the Inn and things that we didn't care for so much. I definitely think this is probably best for a romantic getaway for a couple, but regardless, we wanted to stay here. We love historic places so our concerns are not because we don't appreciate the property. The entry and the grounds are beautiful.... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

bygone era of elegance and romance. I love that there was no TV in the room, but surely not for most. They had nice, comfortable common areas for that. My room was so lovely, the bath tub was grand and the view was quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had our wedding at the Bay View Inn on August 9, 2014 and everything was perfect! The outdoor ceremony setting is beautiful and all the staff really had their ducks in a row. I planned everything from 5 hours away and when it came time to have a meeting the day before the wedding, everything was in place and... More

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plymouth
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Bay View Inn is quiet, historical, romantic and charming. Every nook and cranny is spotless and so pretty. The breakfast is exceptional and the dining room is beautiful. The staff is very friendly and helpful. If you truly want a tv (we have to admit--we did watch part of the Detroit Tiger baseball game!) you can find one in... More

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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a period piece; it relishes in the small things that make you comfortable. The service is superb, very attentive. The view toward the bay is very nice but I don't think any of the rooms have a full on view of the water. It is not beach side, but backs up to lovely green space which I think... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

One of our favorite places to stay in Petoskey, Michigan is Stafford's Bay View Inn. I believe the Inn was built in the late 1800 hundreds. The rooms are from the Victorian era and no room is alike. There are no phones or televisions in the rooms. There is a library with books and games and yes, a television. Off... More

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Address: 2011 Woodland Ave., Petoskey, MI 49770
Location: United States > Michigan > Petoskey
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Number of rooms: 31
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