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Bay Inn Petoskey

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2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Ranked #9 of 15 Hotels in Petoskey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view from the balconies and patios is superb and the friendly service, likewise. This is a great place. Pass up the chains and enjoy this great place to stay. The rooms are clean and comfortably appointed. Lots of attention to details. Good value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A modest, dated property, independently owned and owner operated. 5 star view for the value! Couple provides outstanding personal service. In spite of the property limitations, they have done a really nice job of adding amenities seen only in current properties, such as free snacks and small food market. Will stay again when in the area.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We loved our stay at Bay Inn Petoskey. It's was everything I would hope for in a privately owned motel. The room was perfect. It was very cozy. (Felt like being at moms). My boyfriend and I arrived after closing and were worried that we wouldn't be able to check in. But, Shirley and Verne (the owners) had our key... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed over the holiday weekend and it was great. Low prices and very clean. The hotel has a great view of the bay, and a nice seating area. Vern was friendly at check in, and gave us some tips of things to do. Right on the bike path also. Nothing fancy but it has everything we needed. Would definitely stay... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

While ski touring in Michigan in December we were very pleased to happen upon and get a room at the Bay Inn. Great location, with a nice view, and near a very cool town. (home of Kilwins, and a nice factory tour, we are very familiar with Kilwins down here in South Florida as they have literally surrounded us with... More 

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Franklin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed at the Bay Inn of Petoskey over the Christmas Holiday. Views of Lake Michigan,even in winter, are quite spectacular! My room was very clean and cheerful and the Innkeepers were so helpful in suggesting things to do nearby. In fact, there are wonderful restaurants, boutiques, and skiing for the outdoor enthusiasts . Location is superb! I will visit... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed here for one night, while on a tour of the Tunnel of Trees. It felt like you were staying at your Grandma's house! Very clean and comfortable. All the basic necessities. The owner was so nice, and she pointed out a few things for us to check out that we were unaware of. Will book here again! Tip:... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were lucky to arrive at the Bay Inn on a beautiful fall day. The view of Lake Michigan was amazing. The motel is exceptionally clean and has a nice homey feel. The grounds are beautiful with a nice patio area to enjoy an afternoon beverage. The owner was congenial and made us feel right at home. We wished we... More 

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Fenton
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Pleasantly surprised with the quality of this hotel. Obvious that it was built in 1960's....the bathroom and tiles, and tub are the same that I grew up with !! Hotel was very clean and rooms spacious (esp for a 1960 build), One of the web sites lists that it has a pool...make that HAD a pool...no longer there. The owners... More 

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Brookville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Although this is an older inn, it is very comfortable and clean. We enjoyed the view from our front window and the inn is fairly close to everything. Would recommend upgrading the TV and microwave. The microwave would stop while heating.

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