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Bay Inn Petoskey

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Winona, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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port charlotte,florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Great location for our two day stay in Petosky. Older mom and pop style motel, but I have never seen one so clean and fresh! There is a great view of the bay and the staff was very helpful. One suggestion would be to update the televisions to flat screens

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

WOW! Our team at Bay Inn of Petoskey thank you for your review. All 15 guest rooms are checked daily after housekeeping has completed their work... We are very proud when guests recognize the hard work we put in daily to provide a special stay at our small Independent Inn. Thank you, Shirley and Verne Osterlund, owners Bay Inn of... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We travelled many hotels in MI this year and this one rated the best in all areas. Small, sweet and locally owned, these folks know how to treat their guests. We checked in very late and NO PROBLEM, come in and rest. :) Thank you!!!

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

Thank you for the wonderful review. Verne and I take pride in providing clean and comfortable guest rooms and we're so happy when guests like you stay at our Inn. Hope you return soon. Shirley and Verne Osterlund, owners Bay Inn of Petoskey More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed one night at the Bay Inn and it was good enough. Check in was easy, we actually were able to check in a little early which was nice. They did have to bring us our towels once we were already in the room, but that was fine. The room was very clean. We had the air conditioning on... More

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Milford, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 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

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Address: 2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
Location: United States > Michigan > Petoskey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Inn Petoskey 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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