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Anchor Inn on the Bay

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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“the cottages”(7 reviews)
“private beach”(17 reviews)
“fire pit”(16 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a one-bedroom cabin for 4 nights and appreciated that the owners let is do this, since their cabins usually have a 1 week minimum in the summer. We also appreciated being near Traverse City,. but away from the noise and crowds. It is...More

Thank Polly b
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We loved staying at the Anchor Inn by the Bay. The location was perfect for us, as it was outside of the chaos of downtown, but close enough to ride your bike or jump in the car for a 5-minute drive. They are located right...More

Thank sueski99
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This hotel is classic beach cabins, the buildings are maintained well there is a beach across the street with a bonfire pit also a bonfire pit near the cabins also. I think all the units 1 bedroom and larger have a kitchenette. It is very...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Just left Anchor Inn last Saturday. This was the 4th year in a row my husband and I spent a week there. Very satisfied and plan to stay every year. This motel is nothing fancy, but very clean, great location and everything we need. The...More

Thank susjudge
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with my family staying for 4 nights. Cabins have kithenettes that are extremely handy. Private beach right across the street. Clean rooms/grounds. Well maintained playground for kids. The owners are very friendly and made us feel right at home. Definitely staying...More

Thank Nicholas S
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Description
The Anchor Inn on the Bay is a quaint family style resort on the West Grand Traverse Bay - situated in a beautiful park like setting. You may choose from 1, 2 or bedroom cottages with full kitchens - or a unique ...More motel room. All rooms are air conditioned. We are on M-22 just 2 miles north of Traverse City. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hotel Style
Best Value
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (33)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Get the kitchenette"
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"Book this early in the summer season they are fully booked most of the summer"
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"I was unable to get a "ratings" response option."
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"We love the hotel style room since we do not prepare any meals."
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