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West Bay Beach - A Holiday Inn Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   615 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684 (Formerly Holiday Inn Traverse City)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a long weekend with some friends. Had a great time, great location, friendly staff. Rooms were clean and adequate for what we needed. Just a great time all around. Will definitely return again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here due to a business trip. When I checked in, the staff was very helpful and polite. As I approached the elevator the sign stated, no pets allowed. That's a good sign as I'm allergic to some animal hair. The elevator was not inviting, the carpet was dingy and dirty. Got to my room and the odor from the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location was great. Easy access to the Traverse City downtown area, the beach, and the marina. And the Filling Station brewpub was just minutes away. The room was comfortable and clean. Pet friendly - great location for walking the dog. Negatives: could hear people in the bathroom next to us; coffee downstairs was weak

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had family in town for a weekend. We ended up going to the patio one evening. We had a great server, Allie was her name. She was so great and nice, and very attentive to our table. The food was also a pleasant surprise, as this was the first time i had eaten there. A very enjoyable experience.

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Auburn, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our wedding day was perfect. We planned our entire wedding at The West Bay Beach Resort. We had our ceremony on the gorgeous beach. Zach the banquet captain was phenomenal. He was with us every step of the way ensuring that everything was perfect. All of our guests loved our bartender DIane she was amazing! Suki, Tove, and Jeff also... More

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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Today I was dining on the Patio at the West Bay Beach resort and Samantha was my waitress. She was extremely friendly and attentive. The food was superb and she brought it out in perfect timing. I am impressed with the style and renovation of the resort. It was a very nice and relaxing place. I will absolutly visit the... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great visit to the holiday inn in traverse city. The outdoor pool was perfect; it was heated and not crowded! Eric, who was working at the Starbucks counter, was very helpful and so friendly. I will visit this hotel again!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a 3 1/2 year old and a 1 1/12 year old and were looking for a short getaway. This place worked well. Right on the water, good accommodations, conveniently located, very friendly staff, and free breakfast for kids. Yes, we would go back.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am very familiar with this resort and I was on the beach last sunday the 10th. I was very pleased with the server Samantha she was going up and down the beach for hours and was so friendly she really seemed to enjoy her job! The music was amazing, very calming I thought I was in florida on the... More

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband made reservations for us to get away for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Our room was nicely furnished and had spectacular views of the bay and sunsets. While waiting to go on a wine tour, I struck up a conversation with the hotel manager. At some point I must have mentioned the reason for our visit. When we returned... More

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Address: 615 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684 (Formerly Holiday Inn Traverse City)
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Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — West Bay Beach - A Holiday Inn Resort 3*
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Holiday Inn Traverse City Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Holiday Inn

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Rising from the waters edge, West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort is the only full-service, four season resort on the white sandy shores of West Grand Traverse Bay. You can do it all while visiting the Holiday Inn West Bay hotel. Conveniently located within walking distance to downtown, Traverse City offers unique boutique shops and an eclectic area of restaurants, art galleries, and theaters. Looking for things to do while you re in the area? Traverse City offers an abundant amount of satisfying activities such as hiking, biking, golf, water sports, para-sailing, boating w/ boat rentals, charter fishing, kayaking, wine tours, and dune climbing to name a few. Nearby area attractions include Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park, Leland's Fishtown, Hagerty Conference Center, Turtle Creek Casino, Interlochen Arts Academy, Dennos Museum, Music House Museum, and Grand Traverse Mall just to name a few. Whether for work or for pleasure, West Bay Beach has it all! ... more   less 
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