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Grand Traverse Motel

1010 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Grand Traverse Motel
Ranked #35 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, Ont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The bathroom could have been cleaner, there was a bar of soap left in the top of the tub surround. The rest of the room was clean. Air conditioning worked great! The bed was hard but great pillows. I had a smoke free room and it really was smoke free. Reception was very helpful pointed me to a great restaurant.... More

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Indiana
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We attended the Cherry Fest on July 7-8 and needed something close to town. Closest hotel under $200 for the weekend. The man at the front desk was friendly and helpful. Our room, #127 was large and clean. There were a few chipped tiles but the room was clean and the air worked great! It is an older hotel so... More

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

we stayed their on June 29/12 for one night only, the room was clean, and a large room. they are pet friendly. but it cost134.00 for one night. their is no pool and no in room phone and the office closed at 10 p.m. so if you need any thing after 10 p.m. your out of luck. the ice machine... More

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milford miii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

what a rat hole ! the only thing grand about this place is the price, this should be a $50.00 a nite motel not $150.00 ! they said the rooms were updated ? i guess that's what they call it after they paint the walls ! this place is a DUMP ! if you like living in the 50's your... More

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Merrillville, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

I stayed at this motel due to a sickness of a Family Member in Traverse City. It was affordable, but thats the only good thing I can say about this motel. The room was dirty, smelly, lacked common amenities one would expect at any motel. The front desk was poorly run, and simple needs like my telephone not working were... More

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Midland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Very clean and decent motel for the price. Staff was amazing.

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Westland, Michigan
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

First, I have to say I was a bit nervous with the mixed reviews but I was pleasantly surprised. Yes, the rooms are not brand new. If you really look there are some "blemishes." A small stain, older curtains, grout coming loose, but overall our room was clean and comfortable. It was also half the price of other motels in... More

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Lansing, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

The amenities say "Heated pool"....not really....they have a solar cover thats it. Maybe by late August it will be heated. "Free Wi-Fi".....sorta....sure its free...however you can only get a connection outside or right by the window. Toilet worked for 2 days then you had to jiggle the handle or remove lid and monkey with chain to flush. Tub...nasty....short shower and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011 via mobile

I do not need to say any more, this place is too expensive and is by far the worst place we have ever stayed. Why eveything is old and smells. The owners have deferred making any necessary upgrades to anything.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2011

Company Called Made Reservation That Went Ok. Got There At 1130 PM So Far So Good. Went To Room What A S # # T Hole Pulled Covers Back On Bed Coworker Notices What Look Like Pizza Sauce On Side Of Box Spring Dont Think It Was Pizza Sauce??????????. Carpet Was Staind, Bathroom Need Major Help Room Just Did Not... More

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Additional Information about Grand Traverse Motel

Address: 1010 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family operated motel with 18 units. We provide in-room coffee, refrigerators, microwaves, air conditioning, and in-room phones. Dogs are welcome in certain rooms on a per case basis, however no cats. The Motel is located just six blocks from downtown shopping and dining and only one block from the beach. The Grand Traverse Motel is nonsmoking facility which is open year round. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Grand Traverse Hotel Traverse City
Grand Traverse City Hotel

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