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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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River Rouge
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you want a unique and pleasurable B&B experience, you must visit Stafford's Bayview Inn in Petoskey, MI. Staff is courteous, helpful, and friendly. Meals are delicious! The Murder Mystery was so much fun, we have already booked our room for the next murder mystery date in March 2017.

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Warren
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was a birthday gift for my wife that I enjoyed as much as she did. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was great. We already want to return sometime next summer. I have told others this is a great Inn and have bookmarked your site on my computer.

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Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Room #1 - nice room but bathroom floor is a bit slanted. bathroom is nice however. older crowd at time but is still worthwhile visit / stay. You can walk to downtown on a nice paved pathway but it is about 15 - 20 minutes

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Bentley, Michigan
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a unique building. It was built in 1886. The floors Creek, gorgeous Lake Michigan view from the back of the inn, breakfast included with room. There is a number of sitting room space on the main floor with a few fireplaces. The staff was very friendly. They have a small bar. Rooms all have antique furniture, there is...

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Potterville
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A magical stay at an elegant inn with service and appointments from a bygone era of travel. My first stay at Stafford's Bay View Inn and I am already anticipating a return visit. With my first step into the lobby I knew I had made a great decision for lodging. It was a bonus trip when I also visited the...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The inn provides the atmosphere of Victorian vacationing with all modern amenities. The entire staff was accommodating and friendly. We enjoyed the large variety of breakfast selections. The large common areas made the experience more enjoyable.

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Grand Rapids
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a destination Inn! It has everything you need to make you comfortable as a human, and all the charm you could possibly hope for on a fall color tour through a little northern Michigan town. I hope to return often.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Took advantage of their Color Tour Special, so glad we did! Rooms have no TV, thought there are two spots within the Inn you can watch, if you just need to. Our room was lovely, and looked out on the bay. Was such a nice way to get away from every day life and reconnect. The food at the restaurant...

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Zeeland, Michigan
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed here one night. The rooms are lovely. Beautiful antiques and very welcoming. The restaurant was good for breakfast. Nice wrap around porch and many swings in their park by the lake. If you want to relax this is the place.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and several other family members went to this hotel for our Great Nephew's wedding. We were there for a weekend--Friday to Sunday. I sort of expected an old , dilapidated hotel, but was extremely surprised and happy with the Bay View Inn. While it is an older hotel, the rooms were not small and had nice furniture. The...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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 

Additional Information about Stafford's Bay View Inn

Address: 2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770-5069
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: €110 - €290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stafford's Bay View Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Rooms are much cheaper during the winter months. Rooms with a view of the lake and a view of the front; really made no difference”
  • Winter sleigh ride through historic Bay View village
  • Room #42, queen bed, sofa, chair plus two dressers.
spatts, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Another good point - there are no TVs in the rooms. There are large screen TVs in the library and the common room off the lobby.”
TRA2sticks, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
Trip-Review01, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
Iamvictorious, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No television in the rooms. Bring water shoes if you plan to swim here--smooth rocky bottom. Bikes are available at the hotel.”
BradandGina, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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