We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bay Inn Tawas

Hotel website
1020 W. Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763 (Formerly Days Inn Tawas City)
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Bay Inn Tawas
Management photos View all
Browse nearby
Bay Inn Tawas
Add Photo

53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    9
    19
    8
    5
    12
See reviews for
18
7
4
6
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (11)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (53)
  • Mar-May only
    (7)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (24)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (17)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Indoor pool yay! Except the for the cloudy water ( can't see your feet in the "deep" end (5') and the chlorine was so strong it gave my girls a mild rash. Staff is not unfriendly but certainly not interested in making your trip enjoyable. Breakfast is lackluster even when compared to typical hotel continental breakfast. No fruit at all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and spacious rooms, comfortable beds, great shower with good water pressure. Front desk staff friendly and helpful. Pet friendly. Good value for the money. Breakfast area nice and plentiful. Free WiFi, easy to access.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lansing, Michigan
Level Contributor
53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

When there for a weekend with my family to do kitesurfing! very good and clean hotel, we stayed in a room that had a tub. staff was nice, very friendly, not far from east Tawas Park, we went end of summer.

Was this review helpful? Yes
East Tawas, Michigan
Level Contributor
46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We live in East Tawas but sometimes stay at the Bay Inn as a little getaway and so our kids can use their pool. The rooms are always nice and clean. The staff are all very friendly. The only complaint I have is that they use way too much chlorine in their pool. My childrens hair smells like chlorine for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tawas City, Michigan
Level Contributor
42 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My grandson had his 5th birthday, and wanted to swim with his friends, so we rented a meeting room they have and got to use the pool. We had about 25 people in the party, and the pool was only 15 feet from there. The place was clean, the staff was nice, even making sure we had enough towels. If... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rose City, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stayed weekend of 1/9 to 1/11 and had a very good stay rooms were clean staff was polite and curtious and very helpful with places around town we will be back they also have a pool and hot tub that was very relaxing hot tub was warm pool was a little cool but the hot tub made up for it

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

VERY INCONSIDERATE manager and staff. No tv for 2 days, didnt offer discount, nothing. Oh, and the pool was full, of Locals, who get to swim for 3 dollars a person. Even on weekends. Rude to the GUEST PAYING 100+ TO USE ALL OF HOTELS FACILITIES. NO POOL, NO TV, DIRTY BREAKfast BAR. I would never return to this uncaring... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is very outdated. The breakfast area was not very clean and there were multiple flies. The food itself was disgusting. It really is a shame, because the surrounding area is beautiful. Tawas City is a must see..... Just drive by this hotel!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ann Arbor, MI
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This room was clean and fresh smelling, as was the entire hotel. The pool and hottub area were immaculate, the continental breakfast was adequate and the staff were very friendly. I would stay there again. Only average because the beds were subpar and we woke up aching. Loved taking my dog on his first hotel trip!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Houghton Lake
Level Contributor
51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Bay Inn was very quiet and super clean. Our room was clean and fresh when we walked in. Actually looked like it was brand new. Beds were really comforable and turned down for our arrival. We got a great rate off orbitz (didn't try calling for one). We relaxed by the pool after a day driving around looking at Michigans... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay