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Bay Inn Petoskey

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milford, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay this summer and the location was perfect for our travels between Charleviox and Petosky. The owners are present and hands on and did everything to ensure that our stay was comfortable. The view of the bay is spectacular! I've stayed here in the winter as well because it is so reasonable and close to Boyne Mt.... More

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Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn Petoskey, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments on our small little Inn over-Looking Lake Michigan. Your review energizes Verne and I to continue our efforts to be the favorite of so many guests who enjoy our quaint Bay Inn of Petoskey. Thanks again, Shirley and Verne, owners More

Canton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed on the second floor and loved the great view of the water! This little hotel is pristine, and it's in a good location-very close to downtown Petoskey, and just a short drive to Charlevoix. It was very quiet, and I loved being able to open the windows and take advantage of the breezes off of Lake Michigan. I slept... More

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Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn Petoskey, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us at Bay Inn of Petoskey...Verne and I appreciate your wonderful comments regarding your recent stay at our little Inn over-looking Lake Michigan. We look forward to your return visit. Respectfully. Shirley and Verne, owners More

Rochester Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

for the price, this hotel has a nice location with a short drive into downtown Petoskey and an easy drive to Charlevoix. Great nearby beaches. Hotel was very clean and has a nice staff. Dollar for dollar it's a great place to stay!

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Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn Petoskey, responded to this review

Verne amd I really appreciate your positive review. It makes us very happy when guests recognize the efforts put into a small independent.Inn. We hope you will return soon...we are open all year...bring your bikes as we have easy access to the non-motorized bike trail.....Petoskey Stones are on our side of Lake Michigan. Sincerely, Shirley and Verne, owners More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was really excited when I found this place - local business, great location, good view of the water - but the owner's rudeness raised a red flag to begin with. I went ahead and booked anyway, but then our plans changed a bit. I called to modify our reservation from 2 nights to 1 and was told they have... More

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Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn Petoskey, responded to this review

We are sorry we could not accommodate your insistence for a one night stay over the July 4th holiday week=end. We are a small independent with 15 guest rooms all over-looking Lake Michigan. Verne and I are proud of our history at Bay Inn of Petoskey. Sincerely, Shirley and Verne, owners More

Michigamme, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Found this wonderful Mom & Pop motel to be truly charming. Very nicely decorated, the rooms are clean, spacious and the beds were very comfortable. The owners are wonderful, very helpful and its nice to see their snack area was based on an honor system. The view is spectacular and very relaxing. We enjoyed our coffee on the balcony watching... More

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I recently stayed there for the third time. All visits were excellent. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and modern. This motel is easy to locate and has plenty of parking. The view is fantastic. I will definitely stay there again.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The owners are extremely friendly and helpful. The view of the bay, especially from the second floor, is amazing. Rooms are clean and well cared for. Location is easy to find and very convenient for all local areas. Will definitely be staying there again.

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Peoria, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

In October 2012 I had the pleasure to attend a wedding and stayed for two enjoyable nights at the inn. The room was spacious and the staff very helpful and responsive. The immediate area interesting and enjoyable with shops and beautiful views. I had never visited the area but would clearly love to go again.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Nice small motel and stayed there twice for husband's surgery at suggestion of hospital. Really. Reasonable rates first time but on return visit-charged 3O.00 more per nite on same nights of week. Strange. But even worse, the night before surgery arrived to find hotel had NO WATER after checking in room and still had To Pay Full Price. Imagine being... More

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Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn Petoskey, responded to this review

Verne and I work hard to provide a clean and comfortable stay at reasonable rates for all our guests. When notified late in the evening of a problem with the water a emergency contractor came over and by midnight all guests rooms had water. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Sincerely, Shirley and Verne Osterlund, owners Bay Inn of Petoskey More

Milford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stayed at this hotel recently on a trip to the area, and would highly recommend it to everyone. The price was so reasonable, and the view was tremendous (Little Traverse Bay), seen from every room since the hotel faces the bay and is across the road from it, with no obstructions. The room was lovely and clean, although the... More

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Address: 2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
Location: United States > Michigan > Petoskey
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Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Inn Petoskey 2*
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Nestled on the hillside above Lake Michigan with million-dollar views and an ideal location, this Magnuson Hotels affiliate is within minutes of the most spectacular sights and activities that northern Michigan has to offer. Beachfront hiking, sailing on Lake Michigan, skiing, and world-class golfing are all minutes away. ... more   less 
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