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“Awesome Vacation Spot” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bayshore Resort

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Bayshore Resort
Ranked #9 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Houghton, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome Vacation Spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

My new fiance and I stayed in a full view spa room. It was so clean!!! Breakfast was good, the location was perfect! The desk staff was very helpful in recommending places to eat. No coffee in the room, but it was available 24hrs at the desk. Loved it so much we booked our next stay on the way out!

Room Tip: If you are looking for a romantic getaway, the spa room is totally worth it!
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank rivergal92
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Essexville, Michigan
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

Loved this hotel! It was within walking distance to downtown, it had it's own beach area, and the staff were so friendly! Great continental breakfast as well. The decor was a tad bit dated, but overall, it was awesome.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Amanda H
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BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers.
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our location and proximity to our great downtown.

We hope to see you back again next year, or sooner!
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Northern Michgian
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Melissa (Sales) - John (Maintenance) Awesome people to work with, they are accommodating and helpful. Front Desk Manager needs to find a new job, rude, not accommodating in any way, anything asked of her was "No" She does not favor sporting groups. Facility is clean, the views are incredible. The breakfast needs some upgrades and was very average. Pool closes to early for sporting groups. Rooms need refrigerators & microwaves.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank spiceygingergirl
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Nice hotel, but the front desk day manager ruins anything good I could say about this hotel. She refused to accommodate any request and was rude to everyone who spoke to her. We had a block of over 20 rooms and she had an encounter with all of us at different times. She refused to give us 8 plastic spoons to use to feed our children. She was nice enough to charge us $2 to buy some. The customer service here is nonexistent. There are plenty of hotels in the area, so do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank Apcheers
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Swartz Creek, Michigan
Level Contributor
94 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

We made a last minute reservation from an email sent to me by Bayshore with a special offer for the weekend. The resort has a nice pool and hot tub, the room have recently been redecorated, new carpet, new tv's. The whole resort was very clean. Breakfast was nice, along with the traditional offers of cereal, coffee, rolls, fruit, yogurt, they also had made to order sausage, waffles, egg and cheese. Our favorite was the Macadamia Nut coffee. I would have given the resort an excellent rating, but we felt the mattress could have been more comfortable, a little too firm. The lower lever has a walkout to the beach which would be nice in the summer. Staff was friendly and helpful for reccomending restaurants in the area. Check out the framed National Cherry Festival posters from past years hanging downstairs.

Room Tip: We booked a standard queen room, we did not have a view of the beach. There was no coffeemaker, fri...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank fivestar98
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

The hotel and the staff were outstanding! Desk staff was great. Needed a new light bulb and it was changed within five minutes. Room was large and pristine. Lots of common area, very spacious and well-lit. 24-hour coffee. Breakfast some of best we've had. Great HBO and other channels. Well-maintained large exercise room and pool area. Great place and great value!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Cathy W
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Big Rapids, Michigan
Level Contributor
30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2013

Unbelievably rude staff, from the front desk to breakfast room. Hate hockey families? Well the five teams that just stayed at your hotel just dropped $5,000 at least. Show a little respect for that fact.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Liane C
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Additional Information about Bayshore Resort

Property: Bayshore Resort
Address: 833 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2703
Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#14 Family Hotel in Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bayshore Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you are ready for a romantic relaxing getaway or simply enthusiastically wanting to indulge your sense of adventure, you can do it here at Bayshore Resort! Our Victorian style hotel is nestled on the beach of West Grand Traverse Bay and offers the best of all you love about Traverse City - a great waterfront location and a short stroll away from downtown with its diverse dining, shopping, and nightlife. Bayshore Resort has the perfect room to fit the specific needs of every guest from amazing views to Spa Rooms, Suites, and more! Our complimentary Wi-Fi makes it convenient to mix business with pleasure. Join us every morning for a fresh, complimentary breakfast before spending the day on our private beach, taking a swim in the large indoor pool, or venturing out to explore the charming shops and restaurants that the area has to offer. Taking a day trip couldn’t be easier as it is only a short drive to the area’s elegant wineries, exciting casinos and exceptional Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. ... more   less 
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