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Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI

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Birmingham, Michigan, United States
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53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, efficient staff and good-size rooms with views of bay across the road. No desk, but multi-outlet plug on nightstand for laptop or recharging. Standard continental breakfast options include make-your-own waffles and hard-boiled eggs (peeled). Off-brand yogurt was disappointing. Dated carpeting and decor in corridors and guest rooms detracts from the overall impression and falls short of expectations at this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not know this was a 'pet friendly' facility. We booked for 2 nights. The first night, when we arrived, the room was clean. The second day, it was to be cleaned while we were out visiting family. When we got back....what a mess. The beds were sloppily made...the bathroom sink, stool, tub or floor had not been cleaned. No... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made reservations for 2 rooms through Priceline. When we got to the stuffy dirty lobby, the rudest desk clerk informed us that she had only one room instead of the two booked. She also screamed at me that it was not her fault even though she had said they were having internet problems. She made a feeble attempt to try... More 

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Thank Mary N
TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Mary N, I am very sorry for what happened with your reservations and how this error in the bookings was handled by our front desk staff. This situation could have been handled differently with a much better outcome and has been addressed with the person involved. We never want our guests to have a bad experience and we strive... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent hotel at a decent price. There was some renovations going on and loud banging at 8AM but it was a Tuesday so I figure that would be the best time to do repairs. Kind, helpful staff. Guest laundry was less than stellar.

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Thank trippingardvark
TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Trippingardvark, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of our hotel and your experience. We are going through renovations, trying our best to limit the changes happening in the rooms during the day. The guest laundry machines is being replaced with brand new front load Speed Queens in the next week. Thank you for the kind... More 

Lowell, Michigan
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81 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special about this property except the price in August. The hotel is currently under renovation which it severely needs. The carpets and bathroom is much need of updating. Very poor sound barrier can hear people in other rooms. Breakfast bar nothing special....have had better. Not sure I would stay again, would depend if updated at time of need.

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Thank cherbear6000
TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Cherbear6000, Thank you for taking time to share with TripAdvisor about your stay with us. By late fall we will have completed a complete gutting of the hotel, including all new carpeting, tile, decor, furniture, new breakfast bar and so much more. Please give us another opportunity to impress you with all the changes. Best regards, Russ W. Cole,... More 

Illinois
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, know that if you stay in Traverse City, it will be pricey. However, we found the staff to be friendly which to me is always #1. I can forgive small glitches if staff acts like they care and are proactive with offering solutions. The bed and pillows in our kingsize bedroom were comfortable and the bathroom was... More 

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Thank Alison R
TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you for the kind words and I'm glad to hear our staff took good care of you during your stay. Yes, we are making lots of changes and upgrades, trying to get as much done as we can without disturbing our guests. All of the rooms are getting gutted with a complete renovation, with a target date... More 

Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in the process of a major remodel, that is why I only gave it a 3 star but when it is done this year it will be much nicer. The staff handled a small situation I had very professionally and was very happy with the results. If your just looking for a place to rest your head... More 

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Thank Tom865
TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Tom865, Thank you for your kind words and we hope you are able to return after all the upgrades we are making to this property. It's going to make a huge improvement. Best regards, Russ W. Cole, General Manager. More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with the Pros: Really nice reception staff, comfy beds and pillows, a/c that works and plenty of towels. Breakfast was adequate and plenty to eat. Cons: THE ROOMS! We got a "renovated" room that was dark and dingy. I can't begin to imagine what an "unrenovated" room must look like. The toilet was barely attached to the floor,... More 

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear jmamadukes, Thank you for sharing about your stay. I am very sorry we disappointed you. We are no where near completion of our renovation. All that has been done is one floor has had new carpet and has been painted. We still have lots to do in those rooms, including new drapes, new furniture, new decor, new lighting, and... More 

South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed for a night to pick up the hubby at the airport the next day. I knew it was being renovated and you could tell but it was not messy or in the way. Staff was very friendly, even to my very social children. I don't think I would stay for more than a couple of nights, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was great! Staff was very accommodating. Rooms were great and clean. We got a room with a jacuzzi tub and it was great. Overall great hotel, great price. Sadly we didn't wake up for the breakfast buffet wish it was on for a little later. And traverse city is full of amazing things to do.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City MI hotel is conveniently located near Cherry Capital Airport on Highway 31 N. Located in northern Michigan; Traverse City is right across from Grand Traverse Bay and many outdoor activities like swimming, fishing, hiking and more. When you book a room at our pet-friendly Traverse City hotel, you can look forward to free amenities including continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking for any sized vehicle you arrive in. We also offer 24-hour front desk service, handicap accessible and non-smoking rooms, as well as whirlpool or fireplace suites. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult. Whether you want to spend the day outside on the bay, enjoy breathtaking views, or browsing charming small-town shops, our Traverse City hotel location delivers. Fish or cruise the waters of Grand Traverse Bay, or relax with a stack of magazines on beaches like Traverse City State Park. With the waterfront in view, check out the exhibits at Grand Traverse Lighthouse, or hike or bike Traverse Area Recreational Trail. During the winter, go snowmobiling on Boardman Valley Trail. If you love to shop, explore unique shops on Front Street in downtown Traverse City or the 100-plus stores in Grand Traverse Mall. If you would rather tee off, get in a game of golf at Mitchell Creek Golf Course. You will find plenty of restaurants near our Traverse City, MI, hotel. Find casual dining at Fire Fly, or try pub food and pints at Mackinaw Brewing Company, both in downtown Traverse City. Get a quick bite of Chinese food at Golden Chopsticks or, if you have a taste for Italian, go to Trattoria Stella. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI

Address: 1870 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3746 (Formerly Super 8)
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $73 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Super 8 - Traverse City Hotel Traverse City
Super Eight Traverse City
Traverse City Super Eight
Traverse City Super 8
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