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Bayshore Resort

833 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Ranked #23 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathleen S Grand Rapids, Michigan
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only at the Bayshore resort for one night after visiting some wineries, but I would definitely return for future visits. The person I spoke to on the phone when making the reservation was helpful, polite, spoke clearly over the phone. Check in only took a minute, and again, the person at the desk was very polite. The room... More

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Hobart, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled around the country over the years and the word resort for this hotel is misleading. We enjoyed our stay here,but it was not because of the hotel. It was clean and comfortable and had great view of the bay(which you pay extra for) nice pool and hot tub area,friendly staff. Property is as wide as hotel with... More

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Lapeer, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in mid June 2014. The rooms were nice and clean, but the decor was a bit dated. We didn't get a room with the bay view but it was still nice to have a balcony. The hotel is located right on the beach which was very nice. The staff was friendly and helpful. The... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel twice now and it's going to be the first place I call for future visits to Traverse City. The location is great -- right on the water and only a 15 minute walk into downtown. (And only a few steps from the local wine shop, the Blue Goat.) ;) My room was clean, comfortable, and... More

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Montreal, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This has become one of our favorite hotels in the US midwest, although we discovered it purely by chance. When we travel we're generally looking for fun exercise, great places to visit and interesting food. The traverse city area has all of these in abundance and the Bayshore resort is perfectly located. The cycling (which we mostly do on vacation)... More

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Oswego, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed here back in the end of May/June 2013 and it was very nice. We didn't have a bay view, but a side view and would have rather had the bay view, but it was still fine. The bathroom was a decent size and the beds were comfortable. The breakfast was your typical breakfast with hot food. Traverse City... More

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BayshoreResort, Director of Sales at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay. We are glad that you had a nice time and were able to enjoy some of the amenities that we offer. Hopefully you are able to stay with us again soon. Thank you, Bayshore Resort More

13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights mid-week. Got a great rate. The beds were horrible; very hard, but the hotel was quiet. Not many guests. Note that there is not a refrigerator or microwave in the rooms. View of the bay was great but it rained the whole time. Overall, just ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Bayshore resort . Great location. It is very clean and the staff is friendly. We stayed in the winter time and we went skiing. We will definitely plan another trip in the summer!

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BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us this winter. It really has been the perfect winter for lots of skiing so I am glad that you were able to enjoy both our hotel and skiing in the area. Please visit us in the summer as well to experience the beach and sunshine! More

East Lansing, Michigan
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Traverse City many times, but this was the first time staying at the Bayshore. My initial reaction was that it was not nearly as nice as I had expected or hoped. This is definitely a three star hotel, no more, no less. We did get an unbelievably low rate in February, so no complaints there. The room... More

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Howard City, Michigan
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We come each year for Christmas with the family. The hotel is clean and the staff help out anyway they can. Breakfast was great and a large variety to choose from. Only issue is the pool and the amount of chlorine used. My kids break out anytime they swim there. Otherwise location, service and room comfort are great and will... 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): $$
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
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Whether you are ready for a romantic relaxing getaway or simply enthusiastically wanting to indulge your sense of adventure, you can do it here at Bayshore Resort! Our Victorian style hotel is nestled on the beach of West Grand Traverse Bay and offers the best of all you love about Traverse City - a great waterfront location and a short stroll away from downtown with its diverse dining, shopping, and nightlife. Bayshore Resort has the perfect room to fit the specific needs of every guest from amazing views to Spa Rooms, Suites, and more! Our complimentary Wi-Fi makes it convenient to mix business with pleasure. Join us every morning for a fresh, complimentary breakfast before spending the day on our private beach, taking a swim in the large indoor pool, or venturing out to explore the charming shops and restaurants that the area has to offer. Taking a day trip couldn’t be easier as it is only a short drive to the area’s elegant wineries, exciting casinos and exceptional Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. ... more   less 
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