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Traverse City

Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast

244 E 8th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5740
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Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast is located near the picture perfect downtown area of Traverse City. A full breakfast of organic and locally grown foods, a garden deck for morning coffee if you wish; beautiful early American antiques in comfortable bedrooms. Across the street, walk along the Boardman River walkway directly to the downtown area and its famous food venues. A 10 minute drive takes you to the wineries of Mission Peninsula. A perfect central location for visiting the Grand Traverse Bay Area.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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We just stayed in the Oviatt House on our way back from Mackinac Island. The room was very comfortable and the food was delicious. The location is perfect for walking into town or to the lake. The innkeeper, Julia, is very helpful. We highly recommend staying here.
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Wonderful place. Very kind and Sweet owners .delicious food and breakfast , lovely bedroom, I' ve been there june 2015 , 12th to 14th .the owners love to talk,to Guide you around Leelanau península. I loved to play the piano att the living Room !! :) I Will keep those two days in my heart. Hope can be back Someday. My dream since I was a teenager was to visit Michigan state, It came true when I was 40 years old in the best way as possible , It was wonderful !! Best regards from Brazil Maria Valéria. Campinas , SP State , Brazil :)
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Response from Franny B, Manager at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast
Responded Aug 5, 2019
Maria, So glad you enjoyed your stay! You are welcome back, anytime.
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I stayed recently for a girls' weekend. Great location, amazing food, and the innkeeper was wonderful. Can't recommend it highly enough. Rooms are small but cozy and comfortable. Walking distance to downtown which is great. Wine and snacks are available in the evening.
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Response from Franny B, Manager at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast
Responded Dec 27, 2018
Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed staying at the B&B!
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My husband and I took a “gypsy” trip through Michigan...no plans and no reservations. Although I’m sure it doesn’t happen often, Oviatt House had a room available at the last minute. The house is tidy, welcoming and comfortable. Although we did not have a private bath, it did not present any inconvenience. Julia made a wonderful breakfast, and we enjoyed the meal with seven other guests with a great conversation. I would choose this B&B again!
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My husband and I stayed here while having a recent get away to Traverse City. Location is great-just a 5 minute walk to downtown with many theaters, shops and restaurants . And the Rare Bird brewery is just across the street and The Filling Station-another great brewery with the best pizza is a short walk away. Lots to do in TC and the Oviatt House is convenient. We stayed in the Hammond Room-largest shower I’ve ever seen! Bed had nice firm mattress too.Breakfasts are delicious and Julie accommodates special needs. Snacks are available during the day for guests. Julie was kind to provide me cooler ice packs since I left mine at home. My only suggestion for improvement is some work in the yard to make it more attractive and give it street appeal.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails (0.3 miles), Old Town Playhouse (0.1 miles), and Top Comics (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Towne Plaza, Patisserie Amie, and Scalawags.
Is Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Traverse City.
Are there any historical sites close to Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Village at Grand Traverse Commons (1.2 miles).