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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 The motel is outdated but extremely clean.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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Thank Martha E
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank John F
Pontiac, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank Irene S
Chicago, Illinois
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank SeniorTraveler53
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We were passing thru and knew of the place from some 20 years prior but had never stayed here. We were very happy with the price and the room was very clean and showed pride of ownership. We were able to sleep in since things were pretty quiet. I was hoping for more view of Lake Huron but was ok... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

A friend and I stayed at the Bambi for three nights. It was recommended by a friend who, like us, visited Tawas Point for spring birding. I like that the place seems partly from another era. It is small and on one level. You get a conventional key, not a plastic key card. Some of the decor has a vintage... More 

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2 Thank Judith D
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55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a nice little hotel. It is very clean. It is not luxurious just very homey. There are no great amenities (free breakfast in the morning, big lobby to hang out in and use the computer if you didn't bring one, etc) but a great place to rest your head for the night. It does have wifi which is... More 

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Thank Andrew B
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Lovely motel. Quiet, clean, warm...and the rooms have baths! Ideal for a nice soak after a day birding. Only 10 minutes away from Tawas Point State Park. There is a Big Boy 100 yards away which sells good coffee and cake. G's Pizzeria is half a mile down the road (10 min walk). Pretty much perfect for our needs. Oh...and... 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
Internet
  • 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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