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Island View Cottages

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853 E Front St., Traverse City, MI 49685
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The main reason my wife and I stayed here is because they are located very close to downtown TC. We stayed in cabin 5 in mid-August. The following are the pros and cons to the cabins. Pros 1. walkable to downtown Traverse City 2. located right on the lake 3. fire pit on the beach and free firewood 4. nice... More

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Dearborn, Michigan
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This place is very dirty. The bedding is dirty. Bugs under the mattress pad! The pillows are disgusting. To the point that I purchased pillows, sheets, and comforters. I have never done that before. There is so much dust you can build a house out of it! What a shame to rent like this! location isn't bad however I would... More

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

These cottages are located centrally near downtown Traverse City. Although Cottage #2 is VERY small, it was set up with all that you need to enjoy a beach experience without the five star amenities. Clean, even though the bathroom door got in the way, it has all the items you need to keep house. Although Internet availability is advertised, we... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed here at the end of September and it was the perfect accomodation for us. These are not 5 star accomodations but are clean, comfortable and in a great location close to downtown and right on the bay. They are very cozy. My husband swam in the lake every morning even though it was cold. There are plenty of... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This is my go-to spot when I travel to Traverse City. I've stayed in cottage #1, #2 and #5. All are cozy and private. The amenities are better than a hotel. Weber charcoal grill, stove, fridge, microwave, fully stocked kitchen. The bathroom has bar soap and towels, but remember to bring shampoo & conditioner. The heat works great in the... More

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Portland, OR
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Two of us stayed in unit #5 for three nights at the end of September. The cottage had a bedroom separated from a small kitchen/living area (with a sofa), and a small bathroom with a shower stall. The kitchen had a full-size refrigerator, small range, and a microwave oven. There were utensils, dishes, and pots/pans provided, but not enough for... More

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Address: 853 E Front St., Traverse City, MI 49685
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Number of rooms: 12

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