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Sunset Motel on the Bay

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother-in-law,my husband and I took a few days off and travelled up North. Munising was beautiful and we were trying to cram as much as possible into a 2 day stopover. But one evening when we just stopped and sat down to chat by the waterfront over a bottle of wine and some local kielbasa till the sun set,...

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Mound, Minnesota
Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is a pretty basic motel with a couple of significant differences -- it is right on a bay of Lake Superior and every room has a magnificent view. There are chairs out on a grassy area by the water for a completely relaxing experience. There are not a lot of amenities, but we had a nice little kitchenette and...

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This is not a fancy motel but it is super clean and has small refrigerator etc. It has two bed in different rooms. That is good for some but the bed in the front room takes up space. The very best thing about this hotel is the view. It has a beautiful view of the lake, plenty of chairs and...

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Perris, California
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I just loved this place. It a quiet little place. Every room has a waterfront view. Every room has a kitchenette. From looking at the outside it looks like a regular strip motel, but I think all the rooms are actually more like a cabin than just a hotel room. It's not modern, but really if you're looking for modern...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stayed here in Oct. and LOVED it. The hotel is right on the Lake with a nice grassy area in front with Adindrondack chairs to relax in and area for BBQing. Our room was VERY clean and comfortable. The man working in the office (sorry--didn't get your name) was very warm and welcoming and made sure we had what...

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

My husband and I were on our honeymoon, so we "splurged" for the suite with the private balcony. It is, of course, on the second floor, and the stairs to get up there are kind of narrow, so if you have a lot of luggage it can be a bit difficult. The suite was kind of strange because you have...

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Minnesota
Reviewed October 1, 2016

I stayed in room 107 last Sunday night- great location, had two beds was on the water. Big problem was the pet urine smell in our room. I have pets so I have no problem identifying the odor especially if the room is damp due to rain; which it was raining. When we checked out in the morning I informed...

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Pam L, Manager at Sunset Motel on the Bay, responded to this review

Our entire staff takes great pride in the cleanliness of our rooms. We want all of our guests to enjoy their stay in a clean and comfortable room. We value our guests' feedback and take quick action to fix any and all issues. The carpet in this room was cleaned that afternoon. I sincerely apologize if I conveyed this was...

Reviewed September 30, 2016

This was the first time we stayed at Sunset Motel on the Bay. Always leery of booking over the phone sight unseen. WOW were we blown away with the most beautiful motel, clean, beautiful view right off the lake. The owners were absolutely wonderful and helpful. The rooms were magnificent. The cost was VERY reasonable. WE WILL DEFINATELY BE STAYING...

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Pam L, Manager at Sunset Motel on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for sharing them with our TripAdvisor readers. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Sunset. We hope your return visit will be soon to sit back, relax and enjoy the view!

Omaha
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Read all the reviews for hotels in Munising. Chose Sunset strictly for the ambience - a wonderful view of Lake Superior from their cozy lawn filled with comfy chairs. But it wasn't their fault that it was a rainy day, so no sunset view! We had Room 101 which was right next to the office, and the only room with...

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Pam L, Manager at Sunset Motel on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at The Sunset and for sharing with our TripAdvisor readers. We are sorry the weather wasn't sunny and warm for your visit. We hope you will make a return trip to sit back, relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset.

Wisconsin
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We spent the night here. It would have been great to grill out but we were traveling. Everything is set up for eating outdoors. Beautiful view. Nice staff. Room was nice and clean. Would go back. On the outskirts of the city so we needed to drive back and get food for our dinner.

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Pam L, Manager at Sunset Motel on the Bay, responded to this review

We are so happy to know you'll visit us again. Our grills are always ready to use. We provide the charcoal and lighter fluid. We also have grilling utensils. What could be better than a delicious grilled steak or fresh Lake Superior whitefish accompanied by a fantastic sunset! We hope your return trip will be soon to sit back, relax...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Munising's best waterfront motel invites you to sit back, relax and enjoy the view! All rooms have a spectacular view of Lake Superior. One, two and three room spacious units are available with Lake Superior just steps away! All rooms include microwave/refrigerator/coffee maker or full kitchen and are smoke free. Wifi is available. Use our complimentary outdoor grills and picnic tables to enjoy a lakeside dinner while savoring the dazzling sunset. If staying for a week or more, take advantage of our fully furnished 3 bedroom vacation homes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel on the Bay

Address: 1315 Bay St, Munising, MI 49862-1511
Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Munising
Price Range: $89 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Sunset Motel On The Bay Hotel Munising
Sunset Hotel Munising
Sunset Motel Munising
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“The second floor is the quietest with good view.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryE995, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the suite w/ balcony, you'll likely get just as good of a view on the lower level”
 of 5 bubbles 530heatherp, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Not room 107- Pet Urine Smell”
 of 5 bubbles lovetodive-travel, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“ALL rooms of this place are excellent and have great views of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles , Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms in the motel give you a view of the Bay”
 of 5 bubbles goodfellow55, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
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