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Bay Inn Tawas

1020 W. Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763 (Formerly Days Inn Tawas City)
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Tawas City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vrj8789 Riverview, Michigan
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Riverview, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third time staying here over the Fourth of July. This hotel is always clean. Employees, especially housekeeping are always friendly and accommodating. Continental breakfast is nothing fancy, but good. Employees are constantly overseeing breakfast area to make sure food choices are filled and not empty. There is no smell of smoking in the rooms. I love that... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we found bed bugs. we stayed in the crows nest only there for an hour an had to switch room. bed bugs crawling on wall and my boyfriend. spiders everywhere and the door wouldnt shut right. reporting this hotel now that i have to deep clean just to make sure i didnt bring any home.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the night here at Bay Inn on Thursday before starting our week as volunteer lighthouse keepers. The room was very clean and fresh. Beds were comfy and inviting. The pool room was a bit dark and the hot tub wasn't functioning right but that didn't stop us from taking a dip in each. The free breakfast was good... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was clean but the bed was creaky and hard for me. People smoked outside so we could smell it in our room upstairs . The air conditioner and fan in the bathroom was noises. We could NOT get an Internet connection at all. The price was good but they had to shut the water off as the pool... More

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Roseville, Michigan, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

If you travel with your pup this is one of the nicest places's to stay in Tawas, The pool is great and they don't charge u a arm and a leg to stay there. The complementary breakfast is also good with many selections to chose from.

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Saint Ignace, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

After reading most of the reviews, I had some concerns about staying here. Walking into The Bay Inn, I was pleasantly surprised. The front desk area was clean and the man at the desk was very friendly and most helpful. We went to the room, where again, I was pleasantly surprised. The hallway carpet was clean, the room was fresh... More

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Brant, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We just stayed two nights here, when we arrived we were impressed over the next two nights our minds were changed. The pool was freezing, the hot tub was more like a kind of warm tub. The breakfast was horrible, we used the toaster to toast a bagel, that seemed to be the best of the 4 options, bagels, bread... More

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Harrisville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Me and three of my friends stayed the weekend and was so impressed with the accommodations. Great staff, food, rooms, clean pool, and hot tub. Looking forward to our next stay. Highly recommend to others

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Traveled there for a family obligation. Having stayed at this hotel before as a Day's Inn and at one time a Super * (I believe), I can tell you that I do not believe any money has been spent on updates since it first opened. The same carpet, bedspreads, pillows & sheets are being used today (I believe). The breakfast... More

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Lapeer, Michigan
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105 reviews 105 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Rooms are spacious and clean and well appointed. The bed was very good and shower is hot quickly. All in all a great room. HOWEVER the hotel pays only lip service to having internet connection. It was up and down so I asked the lady on the front desk and was told that the general manager knows it's crummy and... More

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Address: 1020 W. Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763 (Formerly Days Inn Tawas City)
Location: United States > Michigan > Tawas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Bay Inn Tawas Hotel Tawas City
Days Inn Tawas City
Tawas City Days Inn

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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42 rooms within walking distance of beautiful sandy beaches of Lake Huron. Minutes away from the legendary AuSable River and many other popular local amenities. 60 miles from Saginaw Tri-City airport. ... more   less 
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