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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 #14 of 38 Hotels in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to get away and keep the children entertained. You can stay inside without ever leaving the resort. We noticed about $75 a day being tacked on in hidden fees so be careful and ask questions. Story time was great, and the facility is very clean. Waterpark was also clean. They have changed some of the venues around inside... More 

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Portage, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third trip to Great Wolf in TC, and our second specifically for Christmas. They do a great job with decorating for the holiday, and their Santa is fantastic. The resort is clean and well maintained, and the life guards seem very diligent. We had three kids with us, ages 4, 7, and 14, and we got each... More 

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Grand Rapids
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest hotels we have been in. The staff all say hi to you ahem they see you. The resort is a lot of fun for the whole family. If you have children spring for one of the lodges. They have a wall dividing the bedrooms for a little privacy for mom and dad. The water... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to GWL in Traverse City every summer. It is the perfect getaway, especially if you have a few kids. There are so many things to keep the kids busy, like the waterpark, bowling alley, mini golf and arcade. We always get a paw pass and breakfast deal and believe it's worth the money. The kids don't even want... More 

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family had a wonderful stay at Great Wolf. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The water park was clean and fun. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. There is so much to explore that we didn't have to leave for the two nights we were there. The kids enjoyed the arcade. My daughter and I enjoyed... More 

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Solon, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Grandkids are 3& 5 and loved it. ( so did we) The staff could not have been more pleasant. Even when we had a fire alarm go off at 4:15am, the staff communicated well and was very patient with over 300 people :) if there were areas of concerns they would be.... I felt they were understaffed. The main... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lobby was great but there was alcohol around I did not think it was good for kids. But the Waterpark was very fun and the rooms were great clean and very helpful staff. At times a couple of the staff were rude but that happened at all hotels. I saw how pricy it was but it was worth it... More 

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Wellston, Michigan
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

after my son was called a horrible name that they wont let me say on here by an employee in the arcade to his supervisor which they both laughed about nothing was done by the higher managment then come to find out they got a hold of 120 dollars on my debit card which i didnt give approval for..called corporate... More 

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

Ryan, Thank you for staying at Great Wolf Lodge - Traverse City and sharing your experience with us! I am terribly sorry for the service you received, but I know that a member of our Management team has been in contact with you. The authorization hold for incidentals should have fallen off by the time of this post, but if... More 

Cedar Springs, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

In March I took my daughter and 3 grand kids to Great Wolf Lodge. We had a blast! The kids can run wild and have fun! The watermark is great, food is good and the characters walking around greeting the kids! We got in out pi's for story time and than the dance afterwards! The kids were pooped! We have... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is our 4th time staying at GWL, TC. Things could really use some updating. The clock-tower show is really in need of some TLC. The entire thing is dusty and shabby looking. Animals hardly move anymore and the sound is very hard to hear. The rooms could also use some renovating. Carpet is in bad shape and overall feeling... More 

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

Thank you for your continued loyalty to Great Wolf Lodge – Traverse City and sharing your experienced feedback with us! I am thrilled to know your family had a howling good time with Howl-O-Ween and in the waterpark. We appreciate your observations in regards to the Clock Tower Show and your guest suite. I have shared your concerns with our... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 281
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Also Known As:
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#11 Family Hotel in Traverse City

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