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Mason
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entire staff at Stafford's Bay View Inn treated us better than family and their service and attention to detail was amazing. Our comfort was their "laser" focus and we felt pampered and important to them. This is why my wife and I will travel over 500 miles north, deeper into winter weather to have this experience at Stafford's Bay...

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Bloomfield Hills
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely historic hotel. If there wasn't so much to do in the area, you could spend your whole stay lounging there and still have a pleasant trip. Very attentive staff. The dining room's complimentary sticky buns were an unexpected surprise.

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Onsted
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always wanted to stay at this hotel and so we went on Valentine's weekend. Service was great, breakfast was very good. This is a great place to get away and unwind. There are TVs and telephones in the hotel but not in the rooms. Internet is provided. Ask for room number one or room number 39 they both overlooked...

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Kalamazoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot say enough good things. Staff was great. Room was AMAZING - most comfortable bed ever (my boyfriend is now planning on buying a new bed because of our stay here). No TV, fridge, or microwave in rooms, but that didn't even matter!

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Howell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a "Charming" back to the basics marriage get away, this is your place. The staff was accommodating, The food was EXCELLENT, the rooms were vintage and decorated to the era of the Inn, very quite at night for relaxation. The coffee was available in the beautiful sitting area off the lobby at 6am, very nice...

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Sault Ste Marie, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staffords has been a favourite place of mine for many years.Although we do not get an opportunity to stay here often,it is always a treat!The staff is excellent and the Inn is quiet and relaxing.Breakfast is always a highlight!

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Novi, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and a truly wonderful time. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. This was the celebration of our first year anniversary and we couldn't have selected a better place to celebrate this important milestone. We can hardly wait to return.

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Leelanau County, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally centered on guest comfort, service and a fantastic breakfast selection. It's like staying at your loving and doting grandma's house with wifi! The off season rates are very reasonable and our group takes advantage of them twice a year for 2 night stays.

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Utica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like coming Home, we don't want to leave. Staff is like old friends. Not stuffy like most hotels. We look at it like our vacation Home. Every room is different and we stay in different rooms when ever we return just to enjoy the anviance.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful historic 130 year old Victorian Inn on the banks of the Little Traverse Bay. Each room is unique. Victorian furniture throughout the Inn. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Be prepared that there is only one slow elevator, and most rooms are on the second and thrid floors. I can't compliment the staff enough, friendly and accommodating....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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: $118 - $220 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms are much cheaper during the winter months. Rooms with a view of the lake and a view of the front; really made no difference”
  • Winter sleigh ride through historic Bay View village
  • Room #42, queen bed, sofa, chair plus two dressers.
 of 5 bubbles spatts, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Another good point - there are no TVs in the rooms. There are large screen TVs in the library and the common room off the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles TRA2sticks, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
 of 5 bubbles Trip-Review01, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
 of 5 bubbles Iamvictorious, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“No television in the rooms. Bring water shoes if you plan to swim here--smooth rocky bottom. Bikes are available at the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles BradandGina, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
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