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.
All 38 Traverse City hotels

Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1773 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Sugar Beach Resort Hotel to your Saves list
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
83%
Ranked #11 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Annierose-7 Detroit
  • Overview
  • Reviews (169)
  • Photos (78)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (44)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

169 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    83
    54
    20
    11
    1
See reviews for
63
53
3
5
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (44)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Detroit
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wanted to book a property right on the beach so we had a "home base" just steps away. We are 4 - 5 star type of travelers but knowing there isn't that sort of property in Traverse City, based on reviews, this hotel seemed to fit the bill. And it exceeded our expectations. The room was large, clean and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Flushing, Michigan
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife stayed in the room while I played golf. We left the room at 1:30 pm and left the card out to have the room made up. Only one towel was left and that was on a wet wash cloth. No trash was emptied and the bed wasn't made. Got less than the response expected from the front desk.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here and it was very clean. The beach was really clean and they had great options of jet ski rentals (weather was too cold for us) but they looked like new skis. Good location to downtown and everything else. Definitely will stay here again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wyoming, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sugar Beach was not my first choice to stay at in Traverse City, but I would absolutely stay there again. It is centrally located, has a nice beach, wonderful breakfast. The price was just right. The décor was beautiful. The only issue was being next to the stairwell and hearing the door slam several times at night. Fortunately that stopped... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Blue Springs, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was great. It's located right on the beach, has great lounge chairs and even offers umbrellas. Other hotels don't all have these things, some only offer chairs for the sand. This matters as the water is cold, so having quality seats helped to enjoy the beach. The front desk was very helpful and the room was well taken... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Quiet, clean and comfortable. This place smells clean. Beach behind the resort is perfect. The room comes with HDTV, DVD players, closets a sink, microwave, granite and it's simply put COZY. The 3rd floor balcony view is superb! Front desk was super helpful and gave me lots of menus and brochures for things to do. Great staff! Oh and the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sudbury, Ontario
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great location, right on the beach! Nicely furnished room, good beds and modern bathroom. Soundproofing was good, didn't hear the neighbors! Breakfast was included in the price. Staff very friendly. Swam in the indoor pool, it was great! Will definitely stay there again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aventura, Florida
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a room on the second floor with a lake view. The room was spacious and nicely furnished but there was no closet. There was a cabinet with plenty of drawer space but very limited hanging space. We were there to attend a wedding and did not use the beach or any of the facilities so I can't comment... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is our 2nd stay at the Sugar/Grand Beach resort. The hotel did not disappoint. Price is very reasonable, we had 2 rooms, one for our kids. Beach was clean and beautiful. Suggest a room overlooking the beach, but you have to book early. Contrary to other reviews pool is nice size. As big as most hotel pools I have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Madison, Wisconsin
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We totally enjoyed our visit to this resort. The rooms were clean and spacious. The best part of the room was the view. It was incredible! One thing that needs improving is the breakfast. Otherwise the hotel was great!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Sugar Beach Resort Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Sugar Beach Resort Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

Address: 1773 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sugar Beach Resort Hotel 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL, Priceline, Agoda, Venere and Otel so you can book your Sugar Beach Resort Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sugar Beach Hotel Traverse City
Sugar Beach Traverse City

78 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (70)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (17)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (21)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (17)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (9)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City #12 Family Hotel in Traverse City #12 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
95

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer