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    Anchor Inn on the Bay

    12068 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5260
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    06/11/2017 06/12/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveler (29)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Pool & Beach (4)
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          Overview
          • Excellent51%
          • Very good27%
          • Average12%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible1%
          Travelers talk about
          “the cottages” (6 reviews)
          “private beach” (15 reviews)
          “fire pit” (10 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Restaurant
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          Aberdeen Stone Cottage B+B
          40 reviews
          #8 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Traverse City
           
          Mitchell Creek Inn
          44 reviews
          #30 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
           
          Red Lion Motor Lodge
          34 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Suttons Bay
           
          Quality Inn By the Bay
          199 reviews
          #33 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
           
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          Reviews (66)
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          1 - 5 of 66 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This is my second time staying at Anchor Inn on the Bay, first in September 2013, second May 19-21, 2017. The owner was very accommodating and friendly to our group. We did not have any problems with our stay. The first time I stayed I...More

          Thank barberlady1
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          My wife and I stayed at the Anchor Inn from Saturday, May 13th to Monday, May 15th, 2017, and we loved it! Some particulars that stick out: 1. The large, wood-paneled room with a cozy (and warmth-providing) wood-stove-styled fireplace in the corner. We were upgraded...More

          Thank Sean H
          Reviewed September 27, 2016

          We have stayed here several times because it is clean and the owners are very nice and accommodating, and it is affordable. The cottages and motel rooms are very cozy and a nice size, beds are comfortable. The grounds are keep up and there is...More

          Thank mrd926
          Reviewed September 8, 2016

          Worse place I have ever seen. Nothing like any of the pictures on your site or theirs. We took one look and refused to stay.. The place offers nothing as they advertise He charged me anyway for the two nights and I could not tell...More

          2  Thank larueewing
          Response from John K, Manager at Anchor Inn on the Bay

          Quite a harsh review for someone who spent all of 10 minutes on our property. The pictures on our website and on this site are very representative of our Inn and many on this site were posted by our guests, many of whom return year...More

          Reviewed August 30, 2016

          Older motel/cabin resort, we stayed in a one bedroom cabin, Not modern but clean and had everything we needed. The bed was very comfortable. The beach is across the road and a little bit of a hike. We would stay again.

          Thank rodgap
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          40 reviews
          #8 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Traverse City
           
          Mitchell Creek Inn
          44 reviews
          #30 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
           
          Red Lion Motor Lodge
          34 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Suttons Bay
           
          Quality Inn By the Bay
          199 reviews
          #33 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • $60 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Traverse City
          • #11 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
          • Location
          • United States >
          • Michigan >
          • Grand Traverse County >
          • Traverse City
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          Traveler (29)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Pool & Beach (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (18)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Room Tips
          "Affordable, Clean and Spacious"
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          "cabin 13 has a view of the bay, very quiet away from the street."
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          "The one queen room is tight but an amazing value."
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          "Perhaps the "cottages" would be better for space? Don't expect a free standing building though..."
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