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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 4 weeks ago
Michele P Saint Ignace, Michigan
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  • 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
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Saint Ignace, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
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
1 review
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed in a number of pet friendly cabins in the area and found this to be far better. Basic and clean, with direct access to the outside for pet and a reasonable price. That is everything we want when traveling with our dogs.

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South Lyon, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

DANGEROUS CHAIRS, STAFF NOT TRAINED IN CUSTOMER SERVICE. Nice rooms. Fantastic breakfast offerings. Many regular returning guests contributed to a family atmosphere. Everyone had nice things to say. My score is based on the lack of response from manager. A desk chair broke in our room and a plastic molded pool side chair collapsed beneath me. Hey I am average,... More

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jersey city, NJ
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was a clean, basic motel. It's not on the lake but close to it. My experience wasn't particularly memorable, but since I hesitated to book it based on reading various TripAdvisor disasters I figured I should note my disaster-free experience. No barking dogs, rampaging bikers or screaming children were encountered. I checked out Tawas City and East Tawas and... More

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Clarkston, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Sheets were not changed on the second night because I had spilled chocolate on the sheet by accident on both beds. When I called the desk there was no help. I left my name and number for the manager to call. No call ever came so I called and he explained that sheets were not changed if you stay multiple... More

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managerbit, Manager at Bay Inn Tawas, responded to this review

Manager spoke to guest the following day regarding his complaint of sheets not being replaced. Guest was eating chocolate chip cookies in bed. Apparently while eating, some cookie crumbs fell into guest bed. Guest didn't pick up the crumbs and slept in the same bed. If guest had requested sheets to be replaced with front desk, housekeeping would have changed... More

Hemlock, Michigan, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I chose this hotel as a recommended hotel for out-of-town guests for my wedding. I was so grateful at how easy it was too block rooms for our guests. We were given a great deal even though there was a big event going on in East Tawas and they could have charged more. The rooms were very clean, the continental... More

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Also Known As:
Bay Inn Tawas Hotel
Bay Inn Tawas Hotel Tawas City
Days Inn Tawas City
Tawas City Days Inn
Address: 1020 W. Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763 (Formerly Days Inn Tawas City)
Location: United States > Michigan > Tawas City
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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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Tawas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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