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Traverse Bay Inn

2.5 of 5 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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Celina, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Clean and Cozy! Would love to stay here longer. Ardy was courteous, efficient, and a definite PLUS for the hotel! Great memories in Traverse City and this would be our "pick" hotel if we get to visit again.

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cleveland ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Good location, very, very clean. Pool is clean. Staff is friendly --- with one exception. When we arrived, the woman at the desk didn't look up, didn't greet us....turns out she was on her phone and apparently her shift was up. Luckily, another woman came out and was very welcoming. This trip was my husband and me, there were several... More 

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Kalamazoo, MI
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you don't need to be on the beach, this is a great option. We booked with another couple and enjoyed the small shared living space so we could play cards and be together. Good value, clean and beds slept comfortably.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very nicely kept property with surrounding trees and flowers by rooms. We stayed in the end suite, and it was nice and quiet. Room was clean and fresh. You can open windows at the front, side and back of the suite for a wonderful through-breeze. Very comfortable. Very good value.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I took a trip around northern MI, and this was our favorite hotel. We were here for 2 nights...I wish we could have stayed longer, but we had to keep our trip going :) Very friendly owners, exceptionally clean and comfortable rooms with a little kitchen area, very quiet location. Beaches across the street and down a... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

we recently stayed here for a weekend and although the place is old, our room was VERY clean and QUITE. There are restaurants and a put-put golf course within walking distance. However, there are no sidewalks in this area until you walk about 2 city blocks on a grass trail near the roads edge. the outdoor pool and hot tub... More 

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Oberlin, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My wife and I stayed here on vacation. We had a second floor, studio room -- one small room and adjoining bathroom -- complete with small full-size refrigerator, two-coil stove top, sink, microwave, and kitchen supplies. We purchased food at Tom's market just north on US31 and cooked dinner in the room. A dining table for two was perfect. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had the opportunity to stay here during the week leading up to Memorial Day. While the staff was obviously very busy prepping for the holiday, they were very friendly and responded pleasantly to all of our needs and questions. The room was very clean and also had a king size bed, jacuzzi and TV upstairs. (three TV's in all) We... More 

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henderson nv
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

While visting family in MI we wanted to see Traverse Bay so looking at T A I wanted something that had 2 rooms. This was perfect for us! It sleeps 8 people 3 queen beds 2 bedrooms kitchenette only drawback was one bathroom but not a big deal for one nite. Price was great and no bugs very clean!!

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Detroit, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I had to find a hotel that accepted dogs. I also wanted an outdoor pool, since dogs are not allowed on the beaches. The staff were so nice to me and my chihuahua. I was so excited when I walked into my room, expecting a traditional king bed hotel room. The room had a living room, kitchenette and bedroom with... More 

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Address: 2300 N US Highway 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 — Traverse Bay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Traverse Bay Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Bay Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
#10 Family Hotel in Traverse City

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