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Traverse Bay Inn

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Flint, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was not expecting an apartment style room, but was pleasantly surprised. Very clean and fully equipped for a longer stay. Not sure of what nearby amenities there are, but many would be very accessible due to it's location. The fact there are no office personal after 8pm is a bit of an issue if problems arise. But otherwise, it was... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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32 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Front desk closes at 8pm, no services, didn't receive any of my messages while they were open. Worse of all had dinner plans and people couldn't get a hold of me. Broken Jacuzzi on top of that. I don't recommend this place mainly on lack of service, never seen nothing like it. If you have any issue with room ,... More 

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Frankenmuth, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this little gem just four-miles east of Traverse City on US-31. Our room had a very comfortable bed, an updated bath, two flat-screen TVs, a mini-kitchen and a private bedroom... all for $80 in mid-June. Plus, our bedroom window opened up to the woods. The pool looked very clean and well maintained. We will definitely stay here again.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice apartment style suites, some with an upstair room with multiple beds for sleeping. Mini full-kitchen. The Inn backs onto a park so it's quiet. There is a busy road in front, and you need to walk a bit to get to the cross-walk to cross over to the bay side. The wifi is not great - slow connections that... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We would probably stay here again, but I think the excellent reviews here are a bit misleading. The Inn had friendly staff, the location is good, the pool is nice and clean (although a bit chilly). And the price is great. However, our room was very smelly - smelled like tobacco smoke and old furnishings. The decor was from the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We booked 3 rooms through an online service. When we arrived there was 1 attic room for 6 adults!? The desk worker told us to take it or leave it, but he was "in the business of selling hotel rooms not giving refunds". Ended up spending an hour with the online service and driving an hour to the next town.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Our cozy two story place was the perfect lodging for our two families. There was a queen size bed on bottom floor for one couple and two standard beds in the loft room upstairs for the family with two children. The living room/ dining/kitchen area was small but adequate for our six person party while we were cooking, dining and... More 

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Cleveland, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Annual "sister getaway"...What a great little motel! Very clean, very cute, everything we could need. Spoke with quite a few of the other guests and everyone was enjoying their stay at the Traverse Bay Inn, and Traverse City! Special thanks to Clint at the front desk for being so friendly and helpful, pointing out some great routes, along with some... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I booked this at the last minute. Traveling alone with a big dog. I wasn't expecting much due to the price, but was pleasantly surprised. No, it didn't have top notch furnishings, but was very clean and just the right size. I booked the queen room on the first floor and it had a separate bedroom from a little kitchenette... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Although it might look a little dated on the outside, we were very impressed with the interior. We had the jacuzzi suite, and it was amazing! I appreciated different controls for heat on the first floor and the second floor. The staff is extraordinarily friendly. The inn is in a great place, with restaurants and a Walgreens close by to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Traverse Bay Inn

Address: 2300 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3756
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $147 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Traverse Bay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Traverse Bay Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Bay Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Traverse City
#7 Family Hotel in Traverse City
#12 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
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