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Sunset Motel on the Bay

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Round Hill, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a typical motel-units in a row with outside doors. My unit, with myself and 3 grandchildren, had two "bedrooms". First walking in, was the first room with a queen bed. One then stepped into another "bedroom" with a window AC unit. Off of this room was a tiny bathroom. There was no room to place a cosmetic bag... More 

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

Our entire staff is disheartened to know we did not provide you with a quality lodging experience. We hope you will contact our office to discuss your stay in greater detail. Our office hours are from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Our phone is (906)387-4574. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there to see fall color and I was happy I selected this place to spend our holiday. Its on the lake which is surrounded by mountains and is hardly half mile away from the place where we get ferries to tour Pictured rocks. One needs to book this place in advance since it sells off pretty fast. It... More 

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

Thank you for spending your vacation at The Sunset and for sharing with our TripAdvisor readers. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Our nonsmoking property is centrally located to the Munising area's great attractions including boat cruises, waterfalls and beaches. We hope you'll visit us again to sit back, relax and enjoy the view! More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect, clean, great location, wonderful view and the people were friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this to anyone going to Munising. We were traveling to kayak at pictured rocks, used 3 rooms for 6 of us and they were all great. Sat by the water each night and watched the sunset. The people were so friendly and helpful.... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Sunset. Thank you for sharing with our TripAdvisor readers. It is wonderful to see our guests enjoying the evening on our front lawn. Pick a comfortable chair. The charcoal grills ready to use. The shuffle board is always ready for a friendly game. The sunsets are glorious! And s'mores are... More 

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72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. Rooms kind of funky the way they're set up, but would provide lots of privacy for 4 people. Nice people. Very accommodating - early checkin, late checkout, just ask. Beautiful place to watch sunset, or sunrise (there's lots of sky). Conveniently located close to town and access to PRNLS.

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

Thank you for staying with us and for sharing with our TripAdvisor readers. The Sunset has several different rooms types including rooms with fully furnished kitchens. We do our best to accommodate our guests' schedules regarding check in and check out times. Check in is at 3 p.m. If your room is ready you may check in early. The office... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall we really enjoyed our experience at the Sunset Motel. For the location, you will likely not find anything better. We rented a suite for two nights. It was very close to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The view from our room was beautiful. The staff was very friendly. However, it is an older building with thin floors. We were on... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Sunset Motel for your stay in our area and for sharing your experience with our TripAdvisor readers. The Sunset is centrally located to the area's wonderful attractions including The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. More 

Houston
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three days. First night used the hotel's charcoal and lighter fluid and grilled some dinner, using picnic tables right by the lake. Later played shuffleboard and corn hole in same area. Next day swam off the small beach for about one minute in cold water. Rooms were clean and reasonable size. Beds were pretty comfortable. Staff was very... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Sunset for your stay in Munising and for sharing with our TripAdvisor readers. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of the grills and games. You deserve a badge of courage and bravery for taking on the less than warm temperature of Lake Superior! We hope your next... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well maintained and clean hotel. It reminded me of an innocent era of family and simple times. The housekeeping was spotless, always stocked with clean towels and toilet paper. All the staff were very pleasant. The view of the sunset is spectacular! The private beach was sandy and clean. We will definitely be back. Loved It!

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

Thank you for sharing your positive review with our TripAdvisor readers. Our top priority is providing our guests a clean, comfortable and relaxing stay. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, the spectacular sunsets and our beach area. We hope you'll return soon to sit back, relax and enjoy the view. More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Sunset several times over the past few years and have never been disappointed. The rooms are super clean and well equipped. We love the rustic decor and relaxed atmosphere. Pam and her staff are always very friendly and helpful. Of course the great location and beautiful sunset views never change. We'll be back again.

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

It is always great to welcome back returning guests! Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your kind words with our TripAdvisor readers. We hope your next visit will be soon to sit back, relax and enjoy the view! More 

Sylvania, Ohio
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50 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

They had vacancy for our last minute plans. The place was clean, the beds were comfortable and the view was amazing. I could complain about the price, the dated look, the small bathroom and the fact that the curtains don't close all the way. Positives outweigh the negatives for my purposes, but I've stayed at nicer places for sure!

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

Thank you for sharing with our TripAdvisor readers. If you would like to discuss your stay at The Sunset in greater detail, please contact our office at (906)387-4574. More 

Muncie, Indiana
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38 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This hotel is right on Lake Superior, across from Grand Island. It is just minutes from sites like Sand Point Beach, Munising Falls, and Tannery Falls. It is also near downtown Munising. There is a grassy area with chairs and tables right on the water. Most of the guests congregated there each evening for the sunsets - a fun communal... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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