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Bayshore Resort

833 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Ranked #22 of 38 Hotels in Traverse City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got a room with a lakeside balcony. It was real nice, too bad it rained our entire visit. We really liked the location. Staff was great and we enjoyed the old fashioned look of the place. Room was great.

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Griffith, Indiana
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have stayed here twice, and found the only problems to be a booking mix-up on one trip (where we ended up in a more costly room) and trying to get out of the hotel parking lot into busy traffic at any time of day or night. Otherwise, we found the hotel to be pleasant, clean and guest-friendly. Can't say enough... More

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Northville, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second year our Hands All Around Quilt Group has had a quilt retreat at the Bay Shore. Last year we went for 3 days and 2 night and the experience was so wonderful that we increased it to 4 days and 3 nights this year and we have all decided that is the perfect amount of time.... More

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Metro Detroit
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just spent the weekend there and got hit with a room rate much higher than quoted and they wouldn't budge. My wife took good notes and was aware of her corporate ceiling when she booked. They said it would be $128 which was fine and billed $178 and wouldn't budge. After an hour on the phone... More

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DeLand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed here before. It's an acceptable hotel in many waysbut it is behind the times. Rooms look dated, old cheap hotel style. Wallpaper in bathroom is peeling. Bedding is old, not contemporary. No frig, microwave or coffeepot in room. Staff was very nice and helpful, friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place, must be really nice when the weather is good. Visited on a cool and rainy couple of days in late September. Room was outstanding- good view, in room hot tub. Bed was a king and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent - all you want. Excellent location next to downtown.

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Montague
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132 reviews 132 reviews
71 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The value in Traverse City hotels is hard to find. The balcony had a lovely view and was wonderful late in the evening, with stars over the bay. The room was clean but the decor was not so great. The bed was comfortable. Food venues are all downtown and it is a bit of a walk. The coffee must have... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband & I have been here before a few times and really like the hotel's staff & location. Beautiful views of Traverse Bay from balcony. Pros: great location, good sized rooms, charming decor, nice indoor pool, very comfortable, good breakfast, front desk staff very helpful. Cons: bad coffee (as someone else pointed out), grumpy breakfast room staff, no fridge... More

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Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Employees here were very welcoming and helpful - and actually carried on conversations with interest. We have stayed in many hotels in our travels and this is the cleanest most well maintained hotel we have ever stayed in ! It is clear they pride themselves on cleanliness. No fake spray smells when entering the room - very nice. Stepped off... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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122 reviews 122 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I used to love the Bayshore and always thought it was a good value, but something has shifted. The rooms are still nice and the hotel is still clean but the service not quite what it used to be, the coffee is like colored water and the price seems a bit high for what you get. Breakfast is standard hotel... More

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Address: 833 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 120
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