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Traverse City Hotels on the Lake

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West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort Slideshow
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#5 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
3 travelers mentioned "on the lake" and "close to the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "Best location - on the lake and walking distance to downtown too! Reubon and James especially made our weekend so much more fun and we can't wait to do it again! Thank you so much..."
  • "The man at the desk was quick to fix it and gave us a room on the top floor close to the lake! The amenities are great here! You must take a ride on the Nauti Cat! There are coupons..."
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Comfort Inn Traverse City Slideshow
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#8 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
2 travelers mentioned "on the lake" and "near the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The only reason to give this hotel 3 dots (only) for value is that rooms over $200.00 we felt were a bit high; but this was peak season on the lake and we reserved late...."
  • "All in all a very good experience and for the location, near the lake, represented good value during get peak summer season. Recommend this hotel for value conscious travelers who..."
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Cambria hotel & suites Traverse City Slideshow
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#1 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
2 travelers mentioned "by the lake" and "near the lake" when describing this hotel.
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Cherry Tree Inn & Suites Slideshow
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#3 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
3 travelers mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms were spacious, the beds were comfortable, it was very clean, and it was right on the lake. Plus it was very affordable, with our third night being half priced!..."
  • "It was a very nice location directly on the lake. All in one a great stay. We both enjoyed it..."
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#22 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
2 travelers mentioned "on a lake" and "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "I realize I was in a resort area, on a prime summer weekend, on a lake. However, $260 per night is too much money for what we got. We did receive a reduction after pointing out..."
  • "Beautiful hotel with an incredible View of Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. Very comfortable uncrowded rooms, at a reasonable price. Traverse City is an eclectic and pretty little..."
North Shore Inn Slideshow
#29 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The levels on Lake Michigan have dropped and in turn so has the East Bay of Grand Traverse which the resort sits on. The water doesn't come up as close to the rooms as it once did..."
  • "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 sm..."
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel Slideshow
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#18 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We booked in advance to stay for two nights at this resort on Lake Michigan. Our king room was very dated. A big old, unused whirlpool tub that sat beside the bed was likely the..."
  • "My first impression when I pulled in was that it was a good sized hotel that looked cute and charming. Check in went smooth, but the lobby smelled of chlorine from the pool. It was kind of difficult ..."
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#9 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "by the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "My wife and I stayed here for two nights last month and really enjoyed the location by the lake, the beautiful architecture of the building and rooms. The only downsides that we..."
  • "This was a fantastic vacation for just the two of us! The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. The master bedroom was clean and inviting with a fabulous en suite bathroom. We loved sitting in f..."
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#28 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "I think the main draw to this location is that it is located on Lake Michigan (would be great during the summer months) The staff were very friendly, and the pool area was very..."
  • "I found an off season internet special on this beachfront studio at a price I could not refuse. The studio was about 4x the size for a motel room with full kitchen, 2 queen beds and a queen sofa slee..."
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Beach Haus Resort Slideshow
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#19 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "This little resort is right on the lake. The resort is worn and weathered but the rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly. The best part of this hotel is that..."
  • "Older hotel but recently updated/remodeled. Beautiful view and area of the beach. Quiet area. Very friendly people and clean place to stay. Very enjoyable. Lots of places to eat and fun things to do n..."
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Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI Slideshow
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#35 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "Originally, we were going to book a pricey hotel on the lake ($250+) per night with no lake view , but decided to book the Boarders for under $100 per night. We were glad we did..."
  • "This motel sits on the main drag across from the S. Bay beach and is super convenient. The price at $65 a night was a bargain until we got into our room. The first thing we noticed were large stains o..."
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Hampton Inn Traverse City Slideshow
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#11 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "by the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "Hotel is located by the lake. Staff is very kind. Wifi works great at all the floors. Breakfast included but not very rich. Rooms and beds are clean. Hotel is surrounded by naturel..."
  • "Had a very pleasant stay, very relaxing. Very nice hotel in a very nice resort area. Breakfast was great and the dining area was very comfortable. Be back in the spring. The only issue the rooms could..."
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#32 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
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#20 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "out. Didn't get a chance to use pool or hot tub as we got in late but seemed nice. No real view of bay due to large hotels on lake side...."
  • "We almost re-routed our trip so we could stay here an extra night...it was THAT comfortable. Feels like an apartment. We were in the 2 bedroom with jacuzzi. The bed was SO comfy...lots of pillows and ..."
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#6 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "close to lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is in a beautiful setting adjacent to a State Park and close to Lake Michigan. It is also proximate to the TART bike and hiking trail which was a real plus, as there are..."
  • "This is a nice place to stay. The staff was friendly , the free breakfast was very good, and the close proximity to in town activities was good. The only issue I could see that could be a improvement ..."
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Baymont Inn & Suites Traverse City Slideshow
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#34 of 40 hotels in Traverse City
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "This Location is quite good for an overnight visit to a thriving resort town on one of the beautiful bays on Lake Michigan. For the price/point of this property, all was in good..."
  • "Our family of 4 stayed here over the weekend for a soccer game. We booked using Wyndham points so the price was right. The room was clean, the beds were comfortable and the continental breakfast was..."
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