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    Traverse Bay Inn

    2300 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3756
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Pets Allowed
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 251 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is an older motel, but very clean and right across the busy highway from Lake Michigan. We stayed one night in a room that was like a very small apartment, with a complete kitchen, pots and pans, dishes, even a hot plate to cook...More

    Thank kjoann
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Management is great, very nice and we did have a good stay.... Overall, it's a decent place to stay. It's tolerable. The best feature is the pool area. The pool is heated and well kept. We spent most of our time by the pool. The...More

    Thank Dan D
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My family of 6 (four boys 11 and under and my wife) stayed two nights in a 2BR room/suite with this motel after reading the reviews on here. We absolutely loved it. No complaints at all. There was a main floor bedroom, kitchenette, dining table...More

    Thank Sholson78
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is the nicest man that owns this place -it is cute quaint and right across the street is a park path that goes to the beach. Had a lay-over and would recommend this place for a clean stay. ❤️Really enjoyed our quick stay and...More

    Thank Kim M
    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    Cute and quaint motel just across from the bay. Very clean and has a second room option which is great for a family! Also comes with serving wear with the small kitchen. Will definitely be staying here again!

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    GrandStay Hotel & Suites Traverse City
    476 reviews
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    208 reviews
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    Parkshore Resort
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$141 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Family Hotel in Traverse City
    • #12 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
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    • Michigan >
    • Grand Traverse County >
    • Traverse City
    • Also Known As
    • Traverse Bay Hotel Traverse City ,
    • Traverse City Bay Hotel
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    Kevin M
    25 March 2017|
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    Response from gailb444 | Reviewed this property |
    The unit we had was 2 bedrooms. One was upstairs and one down. It was a great motel and very reasonable.
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    Tahnia M
    7 March 2017|
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    Response from momcop | Reviewed this property |
    231 938 2646 is their phone number. I'd check directly with them. Verify, when they answer, the name of the hotel. I think they may have changed owners, but not sure. Most Traverse hotels are willing to work with you during... More
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    27 May 2016|
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    Response from DR_JLF22 | Reviewed this property |
    About 100m (110 yards).
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    "There is a beach at a park directly across the road. Perfect location!"
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    "Can walk to Walgreen's pharmacy, which is 2 doors down."
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    "Allows pets, ask for room where no pets were the night before. Wife has allergies."
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