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Traverse Bay Inn

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2300 N US Highway 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whitehall, Michigan
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed with friends for the weekend and were excited to have a two bedroom unit to share. The moment we walked in the door we were very disappointed. The carpet was old and dirty and desperately needs to be replaced. The couch was stained. The ceilings in several rooms showed signs of water damage, not just under the area... More 

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TBI-Owner, Owner at Traverse Bay Inn, responded to this review

I acknowledge your review and thank you for your comments. Your experience was disappointing I'm sure, please call us so we may discuss further. We take your comments seriously and I will personally see that any problems are corrected. We are not in the business of ruining a vacation or business trip and I wish we would have had knowledge... More 

Grand Rapids, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Clean hotel that would be good for an extended stay. Had a small kitchenette with frig, range and microwave. Small living area contained a couch and small dining table. Lots of closet space. Bathroom has no counter space at all. Bed was harder than I like. Unit was clean and had lots of towels. We had trouble finding the hotel... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First thing it impressed me about the hotel was its great Value for Money. Secondly, Cozy, Clean and location. Me, my wife and my kid stayed here for 2 nights in Jacuzzi room. Its very compact but with all amenities in it, Its 2 bed room (one in Ground Floor and other at the top) with a small living room... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great value and the room was quite cozy, staff was friendly and helpful. Had a woods just behind the hotel, it was relaxing to see. Looks like a great place for summer fun and located just across the road from Grand Traverse Bay.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We decided at last miniute to stay in Traverse and based on reviews here decided to try this place. Could not beat the price $44 plus $6 room tax. They upgraded us to a jacuzzi suite so had use of king size bed. It's to your fancy motel- but very clean, updated and has everthing you'd need. Fantastic for the... More 

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TBI-Owner, Owner at Traverse Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed the upgrade and the room worked out for you! I'll pass your review on the staff as well just in case they haven't read it yet. Maybe we'll get to see you again sometime! Also I wanted to remind everyone of the road construction in the immediate area. We can't wait until it's finished. (It will... More 

Grand Haven, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here during a last minute mini road trip to Traverse City and we were totally impressed. The rooms were very very affordable and had a ton of space. They were very clean, and it was quiet at night. You do have to drive into downtown Traverse City, but it only took a couple of minutes.... More 

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Ithaca, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We rented the Fireplace Suite for two nights for a weekend getaway. It was nice, clean, plenty of space. Loved having the kitchenette and dishes there. It is a little North of town, a cab ride downtown cost about $20. Definitely worth the price though. It is pet friendly for an extra fee. The TART trails are right out back,... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The suite was nice and large for our family weekend. There was more than enough space to spread out and for the dog to run around. Access to the walking trail behind the hotel was excellent. I have no negative comments since the hotel room was what we were expecting and the staff was very nice. Overall, I would recommend... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stay here as often as possible. The room is perfect for staying in and fixing food or going out for a bite to eat. It's so close to trails, woods, hikes, wine, beer, shopping- all fun stuff you want to do on off time!

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We recently stayed here for a long weekend winter get away - travelling from Florida with a large group (24 - adults and kids) In order to see lots of snow, sled at local parks and tube and ski at the nearby facilities (Timberlee and Mt. Holiday). This location is perfect, a few minutes away from the "down town" area... More 

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