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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for the Sunrise Side Triathlon. This motel IS dated and you can't make reservations online. However, our room was clean and comfortable. The owners were very friendly. The room had a mini fridge, tv, cable, wi-fi and a microwave. There was no hairdryer, so bring one from home. We would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As expected, quite dated but everything in the room worked. The room was very clean. Staff very friendly. Parking right outside your room. We would stay here again. Within walking distance of the Big Boy and close to the Lake.

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Oscoda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Staying here for a end of summer vacation, me, hubby and my sister. Very cute and clean motel. Feeling like I'm back in the 60's! Motor court stlye parking, firepit and bbq for use in the area. Down side not on the water. You can walk to Tawas Bay. No breakfast but served coffee. Small fridge and microwave. Small window... More 

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Alexandria, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

First stop on a Lighthouse tour with other Gold Wingers. Older motel but very clean and good price. Felt light we had a new mattress. Very restful night after a long motorcycle ride. I would definitely stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

A small motel that reminds of family vacations when I was a kid. The motel is outdated but extremely clean. We were given a towel right away to wipe the dew off of our motorcycle in the morning. Nice size room - would stay there again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Old style, few unit motel, but so quiet, so clean and so comfortable!!! Very well maintained. Great location. Nice size room, refrigerator, microwave and good wi-fi. Good location, close to everything. I can't wait to go back!

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Pontiac, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a very well kept property that has retained it little motel charm. Each room is like stepping into the past when the family owned and run motel was in its hayday. Not a huge value but, the cleanliness offsets the cost. Our bed was fairly comfortable but, you may consider brinding your own pillow and an eye mask... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Location, location, location. Very close to Tawas Point. Visited area and was told this was a nice mom and pop motel. I did like it. Good WiFi. Clean but beginning to lose some of the crispness needed in these older motels. I would still stay because the location to Tawas Point is awesome. Owner seems to be a bit overwhelmed,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a very nice older motel. I am very comfortable giving it a solid 3 rating; not quite understanding the 5 star ratings. I stayed there one Sunday night July 2016. I'd not hesitate to stay here again if the price were less. It would be a great deal for $60-70 per night (I’d go with a 5 star... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This little gem is a throwback to the old days of the Michigan summer in the 50s. Wood-paneled walls, bedding that looks and feels like it's from your grandma's linen closet (in a good way!), vintage lamps, and old school furniture and fixtures. Rooms are spacious, and come equipped with a microwave, counter-top cube fridge, a strong air conditioner, flat-screen... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Tawas Area's preferred motels, extra clean, quiet, cable T.V., full, queen & king beds, waterfront easement, near shopping. Facilities: Motel, Air Conditioning, over half the rooms are non-smoking. NEW - wireless internet ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bambi Motel

Address: 1100 E Bay St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1609
Location: United States > Michigan > East Tawas
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Bambi Hotel East Tawas
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