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West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort

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Macomb, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a great girls weekend and the staff at West Bay made it that much more enjoyable. Stephanie at the concierge desk was amazing, Thomas in the restaurant made breakfast enjoyable and Dan the driver was timely & helpful with food suggestions! Thoroughly enjoyed the weekend!

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Thank Heather M
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello Heather M, Thank you for choosing our resort to spend your special weekend with your friends! We love to hear our staff made your stay even better! Thanks for the review, we will see you next year. Hunter More 

Fremont, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Edris @ front desk excited to give us (frequent IHG members) a water view room. Two issues: windows so full of spiders and babies that windows are covered in spider excrement and, windows go to the floor. Anyone walking on sidewalk or pier could see right in! Nice floor to ceiling shades, but they could not be adjusted to partially... More 

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Thank Lynn S
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello Lynn S, Thank you for bragging on Edris and Jessica and the excellent service they provide! I apologize for the spiders outside of your window and ensure you that we have workers outside today spraying down the building so that they are no longer an issue. Thank you for your feedback and for being our guest! Hunter More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dan the hotel shuttle driver was great! Stephanie at the information desk was so helpful and Thomas in the restaurant made our breakfasts even more enjoyable. I highly recommend the hotel and will stay here again when we come back next year.

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Thank dianernoe
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good morning dianernoe, Thank you for sharing your great experience with us and crediting Dan, Stephanie, and Thomas with making your visit even more memorable! We are happy you ladies had a fun weekend and look forward to seeing you again next year. -Hunter More 

Kalkaska, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch on the patio with my friend and my daughter over Labor Day Weekend. Plenty of space, even on such a busy weekend with tables, bars, and comfy couches! Lindsey and Tommy were very friendly and attentive and the food was delicious! Patio umbrellas that are adjustable to accommodate the angle of sun would have kept us... More 

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Thank bld-ard7404
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon bld-ard7404, Thank you for the excellent 5 star review and bragging on our amazing staff members! We strongly encourage you to come back with family and friends to enjoy our Patio one last time before it closes for the season. We appreciate your suggestion regarding adjustable umbrellas and will continue considering all ideas that improve our guests' Patio... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Basic hotel - staff is very accommodating and friendly. We were offered a room at the end of the hallway with a good view of the bay. Very nice but we can hear the tv and talking in the room next door. They offered to move us but we don't want to be bothered. Lazy, I guess. Easy walk to... More 

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Thank jloanmom
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello jloanmom, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review about your visit and giving us some feedback. We are happy to hear your overall visit went well and that you loved our location to downtown! Don't hesitate to come back and enjoy another relaxing weekend! -Hunter More 

Williamston, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is not worth paying over $170/night. They jack the price up for all the people coming in town for see fall colors. You can stay 40mins south for almost $100 less. This is a perfect example of price gouging!!

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Thank HDI_Chip
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi HDI_Chip, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you felt our prices and those in Traverse City are too high. We'd love to have you come back and visit this winter when prices are lower if you enjoyed our resort! Sincerely, Hunter More 

Illinois
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54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two night weekday stay on leisure. Older property; but in good shape and you can see the daily maintenance. Staff VERY attentive and great to work with. Super friendly. Rooms older, but with updates and clean. Views were better than photos of the property would lead you to believe. And a real good location near the Traverse City downtown. We... More 

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Thank IllinoisILtraveler
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi IllinoisILtraveler, It's a pleasure to know you will be our guests again in the future! Thank you for your compliments of our attentive staff and our beautiful facility. Be safe during your travels and don't forget to share your great experience with friends and family! Hunter More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the West Bay Beach Resort and Karl was an excellent fountain of knowledge. He told us where to go and made reservations for us and every place he pointed us to was amazing. I would highly recommend staying at the hotel. Karl is truly an asset to this resort. Nancy and Jennifer in the restaurant also... More 

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently went to Traverse City we got there after it was dark and wanted to stay near town so we picked this hotel. It was highly rated on Trip Advisor. The hotel was very overpriced for a very worn out property. Our room was spacious and had a beautiful view of the lake. But the bathroom... More 

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Thank Nftab
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon tractor1oh, We have great news for you! We are having all of our bathrooms remodeled, all new windows put in, and many other exciting renovations taking place this winter to revamp our look and add value to our guests' experience. We hope you'll give us another try next summer and let us know how you like the changes.... More 

Necedah, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large rooms, floor to ceiling windows in both of our rooms with gorgeous lake views. Lots of fluffy pillows on the beds. Very nice set-up for your own private office, if you need one in your room. Two swimming pools, one indoor, one outdoor and a private beach next to a great outdoor deck for having drinks, or eating, or... More 

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Thank Rosemary B
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello Rosemary B, Thank you for your wonderful review of our beautiful property! It was a pleasure having you as our guest. Please continue to share your excellent experience with family and friends. We will even help you start planning your trip back for next year! Hunter More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rising from the waters edge, West Bay Beach, Holiday Inn Resort is the only full-service, four season resort on the white sandy shores of West Grand Traverse Bay. You can do it all while visiting the Holiday Inn Resort West Bay hotel. Conveniently located within walking distance to downtown, Traverse City offers unique boutique shops and an eclectic area of restaurants, art galleries, and theaters. Looking for things to do while you re in the area? Traverse City offers an abundant amount of satisfying activities such as hiking, biking, golf, water sports, para-sailing, boating w/ boat rentals, charter fishing, kayaking, wine tours, and dune climbing to name a few. Nearby area attractions include Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park, Leland's Fishtown, Hagerty Conference Center, Turtle Creek Casino, Interlochen Arts Academy, Dennos Museum, Music House Museum, and Grand Traverse Mall just to name a few. Whether for work or for pleasure, West Bay Beach has it all! ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort

Address: 615 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686-2617 (Formerly Holiday Inn Traverse City)
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $154 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 179
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Traverse City Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#4 Business Hotel in Traverse City
#11 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
#11 Family Hotel in Traverse City
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