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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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Lexington, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed there a night during a golf weekend in Boyne. It's close to Boyne. We loved the atmosphere, room, view and charm. We could care less about having a tv. Close to the downtown, the state park and the wheelway. We walked everywhere! We'll definitely be returning!

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can hardly wait to return to the Stafford Bay View Inn! The customer service was first rate, and the room was wonderful. Beautifully decorated and so comfortable and clean. Really special! Breakfast was also excellent and included. Husband raved about his classic eggs benedict, and the cherry/cinnamon French bread was quite good. Can't say enough good things about this... More 

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Flat Rock, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at Bay View for our anniversary and it was wonderful! The best parts about this property are the outdoor seating areas on the porch and lush grounds right on the shores of Little Traverse Bay, the fabulous restaurant and the warm, welcoming staff. We are breakfast at the inn--which is included in your stay--and had the best... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here a few years ago and loved it. We are dinner here a couple of days ago. Great food and setting. Our server, Katie was amazing. She was by far the most polite server we ever had. Also, very attentive to our needs. Would come back again!!

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Thank JonandKris
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Stafford on July 27, 2016. The way we were greeted, the comfort of the room and the meal we enjoyed were all outstanding. The inn not only has comfortable rooms but many common areas to enjoy the ambience. We would recommend this inn to anyone who wants a time a true relaxation and good food.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very pleasant three night stay at this excellent inn and look forward to returning. As online photos make clear, this is a beautiful building, on beautifully landscaped property, with a great view of the bay. We had dinner, two excellent breakfasts, and a surprisingly great Sunday brunch. We look forward to future episodes. (We both had multiple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So you know why you are coming to a historic hotel, right? For an experience that is different than the HOTEL 8.. Breakfasts are great. Staff is super courteous. Lots of older folks staying here but if you want to bike the LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY WHEELHOUSE trail, there is no place closer or more charming. You are missing out if... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anytime we head to northern Michigan, we generally stay at The Bay View Inn in the Petoskey area. It is a lovely inn with beautiful rooms decorated in, what I would call, a past gone era It is small, intimate, and a staff that goes out of their way to please. We always book a room on the lakeside rather... More 

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Kettering, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to return to! It really changes very little from one year to the next.....always wonderful! Year after year! The service and food can't be beat! Sitting on that porch and looking out at Lake Michigan is absolutely perfect! Such a cute interesting area, with great walking and biking!

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights at the Bay View Inn and my wife and I were very pleased with the experience. We've stayed at Stafford's Perry in Petoskey several times and always enjoyed it but this was a nice step up. It was quieter, due to location and smaller size and we were very happy with our room. We stayed in room... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stafford's Bay View Inn offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. Some of Northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stafford's Bay View Inn

Address: 2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770-5069
Location: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: $130 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stafford's Bay View Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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