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Bay Inn Petoskey

2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Ranked #9 of 15 Hotels in Petoskey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015
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    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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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 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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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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27 helpful votes 27 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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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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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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 

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