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Great Wolf Lodge

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684
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Ranked #16 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our two night stay is just the right amount of time for our exhausted 3 and 6 year olds. We arrived at 12:30pm, and although we were several hours early to check in on a weekend, the front desk associated had our room available immediately. We had four location choices for our wolf den room with the bunk beds. We... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was great. Ask for the top floor and you get vaulted ceilings. The pool view is not worth the upgrade. Pass on it an save your money for when you arrive. Only the water park is free. Everything else cost money and is not cheap. We opted instead to head to to beach and the woods to enjoy... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

GWL is great if your kids love waterparks. They keep the water nice and warm. The life guards are very vigilant. The staff, courteous but not well informed Our room was spacious. House keeping could be better. It really is a lot of fun - safe fun. They have something for all ages and preferences. It is expensive to run... More

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Northampton
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find ; great entrance lobby and easy check in . However as well as splendid indoor and outdoor pools there is a children's magic adventure. Sure keeps them entertained but costs for games and add ons quickly mount up. Rooms are large ; I would avoid the ground floor ones opposite amusement arcade . Top floor is less... More

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Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually love great wolf lodge but the housekeeping really lacked this visit, everything else was great as usual. At first visit of our room, we found a straw wrapper, a dime, crumbs and a hanger. We didn't complain because the kids were ready for the water park, but were disappointed! Also we stayed 3 nights and were checked on... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to Great Wolf Lodge – Traverse City and providing us with your feedback! I am disappointed to learn about the experience you had with our Housekeeping team, as what you experienced does not meet with the expectations we have set. At 11am each morning, our teams focus on getting rooms ready to prepare for arriving guests.... More

Homewood, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a challenged young adult daughter who loves Magiquest and since they closed the freestanding game in Lomabard Il, we've decided to visit as many Great Wolf / Magiquests as possible. This is our third. It was just as expected. The room had a thermostat contdolled A/C unit which was tricky to figure out but otherwise decent room. The... More

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Canton, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and nice until we turned on the A/C unit and chunks of mold came pouring out of the vent. Went to the front desk looking for a new room and of course the place was booked solid ( ok it was 4th of July weekend ) told them it would have to be CLEANED. came back after... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you for visiting Great Wolf Lodge – Traverse City and sharing your feedback with us! We understand your concerns and I am glad our Maintenance team responded quickly to solve the issue. We would like to discuss this with you further, so please contact us directly at guestrelations@greatwolf.com. Thank you for choosing Great Wolf. Jason Great Wolf Guest... More

Detroit, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit at Great Wolf was right before 4th of July. Our plan was visit the lodge since we were going to Traverse City for the Cherry Festival. I had located a coupon code which saved us 20% off for a two night stay. We booked a family suite (two double beds and a pull out sofa) for $189/night.... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Great Wolf Lodge – Traverse City and providing such a detailed review! We sincerely appreciate the feedback we receive from our guests. Our Wolf Wake-Up Breakfast package is set at a discounted price so it is a flat rate for all registered guests staying in the room. On average, this saves our guests about 20% off... More

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With one night you can get two days of water park. Nice restaurant in the hotel with great theme. The kids cabin type room gives parents a break. The water park is great for adults too. Lifeguards were very vigilant.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Traverse City a few days before Memorial day weekend, by myself, had no plans as to where I would stay. Great Wolf Lodge smacks you right in the face as you begin to enter Traverse City, large cabin building, atop of a hill, on the main US highway, so I stopped in their first, the front desk employees looked... More

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Additional Information about Great Wolf Lodge

Address: 3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Great Wolf Lodge 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Wolf Lodge
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#11 Family Hotel in Traverse City
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