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2305 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
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North Shore Inn
Ranked #20 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed here 2 other times with excellent experiences. This time was disappointing especially considering the average night stay rounds out to $260. Scratched up cookware, dirty utensils & can opener. Uncomfortable bed, noisy neighbors and a toe ring turns up missing (no real monetary value but sentimental) not due to theft but lack of care, my ankle bracelet... More

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Holt, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We found the North Shore Inn on the VRBO site, but it is also listed as a hotel elsewhere. We made our reservations by calling the Inn directly. We rented a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo for 4 nights for about the same price as a regular hotel room in the area. (There are also 1 bedroom 1 bath, 2... More

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Dearborn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We have stayed at the North Shore Inn room 104 for years and just love the place They have just remodeled our favorite room We admire all the changes... it is so up to date clean and so cozy. They think of everything to make your stay as comfortable as staying at a good friend's home. The're are 2 cozy... More

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jean6484, General Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your kind review! I'm so happy to hear you've found the perfect room that works for you! The North Shore Inn is always working hard to keep things as clean and up to date as possible so I'm happy you noticed your room was remodeled and the new sundeck area! Looking forward to seeing you in... More

Swartz Creek
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We had a week booked at a friends condo at the grand traverse resort but couldn't check in until Sunday...rather than waste the weekend we decided to stay somewhere else for Saturday and this place had a two bedroom two bath available. This place ended up better than the resort! It has a private beach area with perfectly groomed sand... More

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jean6484, General Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review! I am pleased to hear you were able to stay in one of our condos during your trip to Traverse City! We take a lot of pride in the cleanliness of our rooms and property so we always like to hear peoples kind words. Hope to see you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

Recently stayed at North Shore Inn, and what an amazing place to stay!! The staff is SO helpful, the Condo's are very well kept and clean, the beach and pool are great. I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay during my vacation! I am very surprise that there were any negative reviews, I couldn't find one thing... More

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jean6484, General Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your kind review! I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with the North Shore Inn. I am also very happy to hear the staff was able to help you and keep your room is tip top condition! We look forward to seeing you in 2014. Enjoy the rest of your... More

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We have stayed at North Shore Inn several times, and continue to be impressed with the facility, beach and staff! It feels like home away from home with all the amenities. Great for families with kids, couples, or a group of friends. There are so many Fabulous restaurants we want To try that we can't fit them all in! Already... More

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jean6484, Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to write such a kind review! We are so happy to hear you keep coming back to the North Shore Inn during your visits to Traverse City. We do have so many amazing local restaurants I can see how you would have a hard time choosing! One of my favorite casual spots at the... More

Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Nice 2 bed/2 bath condo. Friendly staff and housekeeping. New, white, fluffy towels in both baths (one small with shower, upstairs bath big). Had a third floor unit so views were great. The beach is beautiful and kept very nice. Parking is very tight as the place was full over the long weekend. Our third couple had their RV and... More

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jean6484, Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to write a review! I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with the North Shore Inn. The views from the 3rd floor balconies are spectacular. We hope to see you again on any future trips you take to the Traverse City area. Thank You, LaBonte Management North Shore Inn P: (800) 968-2365 More

Rochester Hills, MI
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This is a nice place to stay. We like to get the condo's on the third floor that have an upstairs bedroom. We have been there a few times and we enjoyed our stay every time. We like to use the kitchen and cook meals. The kitchens are very nice and have pretty much everything that you need. You may... More

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jean6484, Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Brad we are glad you enjoyed your stay with North Shore Inn again. We do have wine openers in all of our rooms. If they are not in a room we always have them in the office. Although some guests do tend to take them as souvenirs :) We hope to see you on your next trip to beautiful Traverse... More

Plymouth, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We stayed upstairs in the room that is on the corner (so you can look out the bedroom and see the street and pool and out the balcony and see the lake). I was happy with it overall. I was glad not to be shoved into a teensy motel room and I was very thankful for the full-sized fridge, stove,... More

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jean6484, General Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us enough to return to the North Shore Inn on your next visit to beautiful Traverse City! We are always more than happy to let guests check in early as long as their rooms are clean and ready to go. We know everybody... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Weather wasn't good, but condo nice and clean. If you slept in the downstairs bedroom there was road noise, but not upstairs. Have one complaint. First condo we have stayed in that didn't have an iron and ironing board, also would have liked to have had a larger flat screen tv downstairs. We would definitely stay there again. Pam

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jean6484, General Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to write a review. Each individual room is not equipped with irons and ironing boards but we do have several in the guest laundry area and usually have a couple irons in the office as well and guests are more than welcome to take them to their rooms! I'm sorry you were unaware of... More

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Address: 2305 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
North Shore Hotel Traverse City

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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
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The North Shore Inn is a charming New England style condominium hotel on Grand Traverse Bay. With a picturesque beachfront setting with private sandy beach, outdoor heated pool and sundeck, and 26 spacious luxury 1 and 2 bedroom units with completely equipped kitchens and sleeping up to 5 people, the North Shore Inn offers a perfect setting to enjoy the four-season beauty of the Grand Traverse region. The hotel enjoys a great central location convenient to dining, shopping, golf, snowmobiling, skiing, two nearby gambling casinos and numerous award-winning wineries. In the off season, reduced weekend and mid-week packages are featured, as well as Auto Club, AARP discounts.(offered November- April) Free WIFI in all rooms. ... more   less 
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