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Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

2.5 of 5 1773 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
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  • 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
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Oakland County, Michigan
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually book at another beachfront resort in TC, but was unable to get a room on the weekend needed. I am always hesitant to book anywhere that I don't have first hand knowledge of, but it worked out just fine! Nice, beachfront room with balcony. Room was clean and spacious. One thing I did notice when entering the room... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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61 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean, spacious, and in good condition with a little wear and tear showing on furniture. We were in a first floor room with an amazing view of the lake and sliders opening right out to the beach, although it was too cold to take advantage of this time of year. Staff was friendly and accommodating to our children's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sugar Beach and must say it is one of the nicest hotels we have stayed at, the service was awesome, room fantastic, view magnificent! Breakfast was great... I would highly recommend this place for a romantic get away.

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Bay City, Michigan
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117 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We drove into town on a Thursday night, expecting to find a room fairly easily, for a decent price. NO! We had to check out a few smaller motels, and they had room, but the rates were ridiculous. So, having stayed here before, I decided to check it out. They had a few rooms left, with a view of the... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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46 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed two nights in a villa during the iceman cycle race weekend. How amazing the place is. 2200 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bath, washer and dryer, 25 feet from the water, huge living/dining area, heated tile floors, wine refrigerator in the wet bar area, and great island in the kitchen area where we snacked and talked. The dining... More 

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Grand Rapids
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I love TC. We were visiting for a wine tour and wanted to find a place with a jacuzzi tub. Sugar Beach was one of the only ones left...and here we are! First, our price was $89/night for a first floor with a nice view of Hooters. Not bad, really, considering there's a king size bed and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Usually stay here once or twice a year. This time the hotel is really showing that it needs an update, a good cleaning or both. Bedding very old and worn; stained bedspreads. Walls and ceilings are in need of attention; repainting. Hallways look beat up, walls and carpet need attention. Breakfast is the same-waffles, cereal, juice, coffee, yogurt and bland... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place is really great. Great location great staff right on your own private section of beach. The rooms are clean and well maintained. The property is clean and well cared for. My only complaint was the weather it rained all 3 days we were there. Not the resorts fault. The room we stayed in had a mini fridge ,microwave... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The room was fairly clean and the beds comfortable. The toilet had a crack in the base and leaked onto the bathroom floor. We had a balcony, however, the gnats were so prolific we couldn't set out and enjoy the view of the bay. I was not at all impressed with the breakfast service. Nothing hot so all you had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed there during a perfect week in July with the kids and it was perfect! Rooms are clean and just enough for staying at a beach front resort with mini fridges and microwaves in room and free breakfast every morning. The boat rental is situated there so it makes it so easy and convenient to rent boats or trampoline the... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Sugar Beach Hotel Traverse City
Sugar Beach Traverse City
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#9 Family Hotel in Traverse City
#12 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City

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