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Stafford's Bay View Inn
Ranked #1 of 8 Petoskey B&B and Inns
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Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

We checked in to a very warm welcoming and friendly staff. Our room had a problem with the air conditioner and they were so accommodating moving us to a new room and very apologetic. We had a breakfast that was included and it was very good and once again a very friendly staff. Everyone that works at Staffords really made you feel welcomed and appreciated your business, Corey was extremely friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend Stafford's Bay View Inn and would stay again.

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

We were graciously welcomed with polite, courteous and respectful service. The atmosphere created an ambiance that was relaxing & personal with beautiful views of the bay. The food was absolutely outstanding with a delightful presentation. This place is very special and needs to be included in your next trip to Petoskey. We look forward to returning.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

My husband surprised me with a romantic weekend at the Inn. The room was cozy, the staff were so accomidating and our meals were fantastic. There is a shuttle that will pick you up and bring you back from the casino. It was the perfect location. I love this place and look forward to staying here again.

Room Tip: Loved getting a room with a whirlpool tub and a fireplace. They are very spacious.
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Our large group had a wonderful time here in early February 2013. We cross country ski and snowshoe and this is a great location for all that. The staff is outstanding! Always a smile, always willing to go that extra mile. We'd come back just for the delicious, freshly baked cookies we found on our bed each night. The inn has a welcoming, cozy feel that makes you feel relaxed right away. The breakfasts and Saturday evening buffet were very good.
Of course, nothing is perfect. The rooms were too warm for some in our group. You have to like floral wallpaper, bedspreads, & carpets--all in different patterns. And it isn't within walking distance of Petosky's shops and restaurants. The elevator is TINY.

Room Tip: Each room is unique. Tell the reservation desk what you'd like and let them help you find a good...
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time staying at the Stafford Inn. We loved the cookies on the bed, the beautiful decorations, friendly staff, clean room. I will say our room was very HOT, we had to use the air condition, in the winter. The lobby had a game (I don't remember the name of it) but it was so much fun! You get free breakfast, it was worth it. Lastly, the bed was so comfortable, great stay!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

My wife picked this place off the internet inorder to find a nice place to stay for our snowmobile trip. It was excellent decision. We had to trailer a few miles to the snowmobile trail and unloaded the machines for a wonderful ride thru the winter wonderland. The hotel has a full breakfeast menu and a very nice dinner and several sitting areas for relaxing with friends. All the rooms were very nice.

Room Tip: All rooms are nice...........
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

While my boyfriend winces at all things "Victorian" out of fear that they will be too "girly," I truly think he enjoyed Stafford's Bay View Inn as much as I did. First of all, it is close to downtown Petoskey--a quaint, picturesque melange of boutiques, wine shops, and pubs. The inn, itself, is a sprawling mansion overlooking the bay--a warm and cozy retreat after a day on the slopes.

The breakfasts served in their cheerful dining room are some of the best I have ever had. The rooms are clean and cozy (although the heat can get pretty high at night, so pack plenty of bottled water to stay hydrated!).

Overall, we loved the Bay View Inn for its quaint accommodations, excellent food, and the sleigh rides on those snowy winter nights.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank islandgirl S
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Address: 2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770-5069
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Location: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Petoskey
Price Range: $115 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stafford's Bay View Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stafford's Bay View Inn offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. Some of Northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room. ... more   less 
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