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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Homewood, Illinois, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Detroit, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Battle Creek, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will definalty go again! We went for a trip when my husband came home from deployment. My daughter love it, the waterpark was fantastic and the food was good. Our room was clean, the bed was soft. The staff was friendly and helpful!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been several years since we've stayed at this location. We have been to the GWL in Sandusky, OH as well as several other waterpark hotels (Kalahari, Maui Sands Resort, Bavarian Inn, Zehnder's Splash Village, and Avalanche Bay). Waterpark hotels are a nice option when you want a family stay-cation. We decided to stay at the Traverse City location because... More

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Canton, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family spent 3 nights in June in a wolf den unit. It was our third stay at this location. Check in was efficient and quick. Our room was OK. Carpet had some stains, some of the furniture was not clean, but we didn't spend much time in the room anyway. Hallways were dirty with noticeable trash and dust present.... 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 feedback with us! I apologize for the state of your room upon your arrival as this is not normal for us. Our Housekeeping team has recently undergone a leadership change, and improvements are steadily being made across the board. We hope to have your... More

Saint Charles, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made the trip and stayed at the Great Wolf as a guest of someone there for a convention. It is most definitely a fun place for the kids, geared toward fun for them at every turn. The lodge was reminiscent of the Wilderness Lodge at Disney World. The rooms were clean, the beds comfortable and the waterpark enjoyable. We... 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
The Great 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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