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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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113 reviews 113 reviews
26 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is hosting 3 peewee Hockey teams for the weekend (more on that later). Great view of the water from the Queen spa room on the 2cd floor. Jacuzzi tube worked great, staff was super helpful but the hotel hasnt seen an upgrade in decor since the late 80's early 90's. But why should they, its TC and people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a very nice hotel ( our first visit here ). We had a nice room across from the pool during the week, and everything from the room, to the pool, and to the hot breakfast was just perfect. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and we will definitely return in the future.

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

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 October 15, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

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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BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

We apologize that your stay with us was not up to our normal standards and reviews. Your wife was a part of a conference in town and was given a discounted rate that went along with the conference. This discounted rate was offered through the conference for one night only. Our rates, like those of all hotels in this area,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

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 September 29, 2014

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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138 reviews 138 reviews
74 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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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BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us this fall. We are pleased that you enjoyed the room balconies and bay views. Our decor is Victorian, which may not be for everyone, but we are glad that you still were able to enjoy your room and bed. We are also glad that you enjoyed the coffee in the lobby and at breakfast.... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

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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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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Also Known As:
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