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Traverse Bay Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2300 N US Highway 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686   |  
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Ranked #8 of 38 Hotels in Traverse City
Little Hocking, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“lot of room for your money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Took the room based on reviews on Trip Advisor. There were only two of us but this place would be ideal for a family. There was a queen bed downstairs and two beds upstairs. The rooms were very clean and even had a fridge and stove. It would be perfect for an extended stay.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I've been to many hotels and motels. This place place is wonderful for long stays. Great location, full kitchen, pool, laundry room. Friendly staff. What else could you want? I even had a Jacuzzi by my bed

Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Canton, Ohio
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We read the reviews and had a good feeling about this one. From the outside it looked like an ordinary motel. I was not expecting the rooms to be so nicely done. The outside is nicely kept with a pool. The inside was very nicely styled. We had a two bedroom. King suite with jacuzzi upstairs. Standard bed downstairs. Three flatscreen tv's. If staying for a week you have a kitchen and living room area. Spacious closets

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Great place to stay! We had 4 adults and 1 child, so the layout of the suite was perfect. One couple had the main floor room and the couple with the child had the upper room with 2 beds. Super clean room. It was very quiet too. We will certainly stay there again!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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6 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We had two couples in one two bedroom unit and it was very clean. Management was very nice and had great suggestions for the area. During high traffics hours it can be tough to get across the road to head south. Didn't hear any road noise at night. They have a grill and table area. Three tv's. Bathroom a little small but price was very nice. In a very good location to get to area attractions.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TBI-Owner, Owner at Traverse Bay Inn, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to review the Traverse Bay Inn and thank you for the nice comments. I'm pleased that you had a good stay and happy that our discussion about our some of our fine local restaurants was of help. If we're lucky maybe we will get to see you again sometime soon!
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Essex
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I recently spent two nights at this Inn. It was great having a kitchen available and dogs are welcome for a fee. The room was very clean although the bathroom was quite small. Bed was comfortable. The location is on a main highway so it is easy to go places from there. Right next to a Walgreens which was also handy. Difficult to turn left from the parking lot but there is a light if you turn right into Walgreens. Bikes available gratis. Wifi signal was very good and free

Room Tip: Probably away from the hwy although we were next to it and noise was minimal
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Alpena, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed here for two nights because I needed to be at TC hospital for an eye surgery. I slept extremely well the night before surgery because the beds were so comfy!! Everything was clean and well maintained. My only complaint was that the a/c unit was up high enough on the wall so that I couldn't reach the dials. Luckly I have a tall husband! I left my earrings in the room and the staff graciously is mailing them back to me. Thank you so much for an enjoyable stay!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Traverse Bay Inn

Address: 2300 N US Highway 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
#10 Family Hotel in Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Traverse Bay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Traverse Bay Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Bay Hotel

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