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Gahanna, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in #305, a two story, 2BR,2Ba condo.Beds were double, not queen, but comfortable. There was a pull out sofa, but we did not pull it out. Downstairs BR was small, good thing there was a closet to put luggage in. Downstairs bathroom is tiny, shower only. Kitchen is small, coffee and filters provided, kitchen towel and rag, supplied.... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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193 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the positive side, it gives you more living space than a motel room and our unit (201) had a small fully equipped kichen and a balcony overlooking the water. Main negative was the lack of sound proofing - you could hear the people walking around above you and you especially hear the traffic from the main highway in front... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is really a group of condos each of which is owned independently. If you get an updated condo- it's perfect....if not it's a bit disappointing. Pool is great, beach is great. With price going up so much though not sure if will go back in 2017.

Thank Sara V
NSImanager, Front Office Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you bringing some concerns to us. You are correct each condo is individually owned and each has a little bit of a different décor. We strive to keep units updated and fresh and let owner's know the feedback of their unit. There are units scheduled to be updated this coming Fall season.... More 

Elmhurst, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Just stayed the weekend with my family for a lacrosse tournament. Great location and great place to chill out after a busy day. Rooms are clean and stocked. Our bathroom was a bit tight with a very small shower but it worked for the weekend. Staff accommodating but not very warm. Checked out and desk clerk's response was "ok". Beach... More 

Thank Karen S
jean6484, Front Office Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Hello! Thank for you kind review of our Inn! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed yours stay with us and had everything you needed, we look forward to hopefully seeing you in the future, maybe for a relaxing vacation where you had more time to use more the amenities. Thank you North Shore Inn Team More 

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31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Another summer spent at North Shore Inn in Traverse City and another year I felt right at home. We have been spending out summers here for about 18 years now and I wouldn't stay anywhere else. First location! The water level has risen to almost it's old height and you can again hear the waves right outside your room. It's... More 

Thank Jill E
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here this past weekend for the cherry festival. We were amazed by how clean the room was and what a homey feel it had. We were in room 206 which had a view of the beach. We didn't get to take advantage much since it was a chilly weekend but the fact that it had nice chairs and... More 

Thank eastonmommy
jean6484, Manager at North Shore Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for joining us at the North Shore Inn. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You North Shore Inn More 

South Bend, Indiana
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40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This condo resort offered decent value. It has a nice beach right out back with most of the rooms offering waterviews. The water in the beach is rather muddy and reedy, and could be maintained a little better, but the resort did comb the beach sand daily. The rooms were a great size offering up to two bedroom, two bath... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a beautiful place to stay with all you will need for your home away from home. Great views, nice amenities & even daily housekeeping. Loved the 2 bed/2 bath condo for our business trip to Traverse City.

Thank kobejack
Grand Rapids, MI
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We rented a two bedroom / 2 bathroom condo which was on the 3rd floor. Nicely decorated, comfortable beds, nice but cozy main living room/kitchen/dining area. Towels were nice and plush. Enjoyed having an upstairs / downstairs, with a master suite upstairs and its own balcony and walk in closet. Each bedroom had a tv. Kitchen was very clean, but... More 

Thank millekat02
Carleton, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

This was our first trip to Traverse City. After reviewing several researches of area hotels and comments per other hotels. We choose the North Shore Inn. Our first impression from our greeting from their staff was very welcoming! When we entered our room, which was a one bdrm beachfront condo (202) we new we choose the right destination. We spent... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The North Shore Inn is a charming New England style condominium hotel on Grand Traverse Bay. With a picturesque beachfront setting with private sandy beach, outdoor heated pool and sundeck, and 26 spacious luxury 1 and 2 bedroom units with completely equipped kitchens and sleeping up to 5 people, the North Shore Inn offers a perfect setting to enjoy the four-season beauty of the Grand Traverse region. The hotel enjoys a great central location convenient to dining, shopping, golf, snowmobiling, skiing, two nearby gambling casinos and numerous award-winning wineries. In the off season, reduced weekend and mid-week packages are featured, as well as Auto Club, AARP discounts.(offered November- April) Free WIFI in all rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about North Shore Inn

Address: 2305 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $80 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
North Shore Hotel Traverse City
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
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