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10 Best Traverse City Hotels on the Lake

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#9 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "close to lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is in a beautiful setting adjacent to a State Park and close to Lake Michigan. It is also proximate to the TART bike and hiking trail which was a real plus, as there are..."
  • "You won't find modern decor or anything fancy, but the hotel is super clean, and our suite was quite large for the price. The pool area was also clean (and uncrowded). The breakfast was fine, but like..."
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#22 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The levels on Lake Michigan have dropped and in turn so has the East Bay of Grand Traverse which the resort sits on. The water doesn't come up as close to the rooms as it once did..."
  • "My family stayed at this hotel the first weekend of the Cherry Festival. We stayed in 103 which was a great location for us right down from the pool. The decorations were great and really got us in th..."
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#29 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "stay. My room looked out on the lake and the town. It was comfortable and well-appointed. Get a room in the tower for the best stay...."
  • "We almost didn't stay here due to the reviews, but I'm glad we did! Once there, I talked to a manager about the other reviews here who explained that there has been a *cleaning house* effort of all s..."
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#2 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
2 travelers mentioned "by the lake" and "near the lake" when describing this hotel.
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#34 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "Originally, we were going to book a pricey hotel on the lake ($250+) per night with no lake view , but decided to book the Boarders for under $100 per night. We were glad we did..."
  • "With so many other choices in TC, I would advise picking another hotel. Our room was not the greatest. I wouldn't say it was terrible, but it was loud, we could hear everything in the hallways, a bit ..."
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#7 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The only reason to give this hotel 3 dots (only) for value is that rooms over $200.00 we felt were a bit high; but this was peak season on the lake and we reserved late...."
  • "This hotel was very friendly and extremely accomodating! Are children were wanting to go for a swim after the wonderful complimentary breakfast and we were not sure if we would be able to check out i..."
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#4 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms were spacious, the beds were comfortable, it was very clean, and it was right on the lake. Plus it was very affordable, with our third night being half priced!..."
  • "As soon as we walked through the lobby doors, the front desk staff greeted us with a welcoming smile. Check-in was fast and efficient. Both the interior and exterior of the hotel appear to be well m..."
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#27 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "I think the main draw to this location is that it is located on Lake Michigan (would be great during the summer months) The staff were very friendly, and the pool area was very..."
  • "Spent the week-end in a one bedroom unit on a cold weekend in March. Great place for the money! Comfortable living room and functional kitchen; two comfy beds in the bedroom and large bathroom. We ..."
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#8 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
  • "I was recently in Traverse City for work and had the pleasure of staying here. The room was very clean and comfortable and the view was great! But, that is not why I am taking the time to review. I tr..."
  • "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 ..."
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#25 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on a lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "I realize I was in a resort area, on a prime summer weekend, on a lake. However, $260 per night is too much money for what we got. We did receive a reduction after pointing out..."
  • "A couple of my girlfriends and I went up to Traverse City during the holidays for a nice weekend getaway. We were welcomed to the Parkshore as if we were staying in our own homes. The service was spe..."
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#32 of 41 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "This Location is quite good for an overnight visit to a thriving resort town on one of the beautiful bays on Lake Michigan. For the price/point of this property, all was in good..."
  • "Breakfast disappointing. Hot tub not working. Staff was very nice. Older Hotel. All and ALL PAY 1O DOLLARS MORE and you can stay at the Fairfeild INN. Better breakfast etc...."
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