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Greenville, Michigan
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a lovely three story hotel with ample off street parking. Landscaping is nice and the Grand Traverse Bay is right out the back door. Rooms are spacious and our third-floor room had a small balcony with a view of the bay. Beds are comfortable, the facilities are up to date, and the staff is helpful. The hotel has...

Thank Dave48838
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Bayshore was clean, the staff friendly & the views were beautiful but the decor is very dated & the beds are horribly uncomfortable. We booked on a color tour weekend & paid premium pricing, our night before at a hotel that was $200 less was expensive had beds that were more comfortable. Price does not always equal better quality......

1Thank faerydaefarm
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We've stayed here for the past 3 times we've gone to Traverse City. We booked it on a whim and we've been returning every year since! Being from Florida, we don't get to sleep with the windows open too often. So, when we visit each Fall, we love the fact that we can sleep with the balancy door open and...

Thank Sophia o
BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about our hotel. We are so glad that you did find us on a whim and have chosen to return each year. Our location is ideal for your favorite TC attractions... enjoying wineries and visiting downtown! We are happy that the friendliness of our staff is noticed and appreciated. We hope to see you...

Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The hotel staff is extremely friendly and efficient. We visited the front desk several times, spoke with different personnel and it was always the same excellent service. The room was clean and pretty. The beds were awesome. Breakfast has the usual offerings and is very good. I was impressed how fast the kitchen staff worked to keep up with the...

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BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us this Fall. We are glad that our exceptional staff was noticed and appreciated! We do our best in all departments to be accommodating and efficient. We hope to see you again soon.

Mooresville, NC
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Several weeks ago, my wife and I visited the Traverse City, MI area for a family wedding. Many of the friends and families stayed at the Bayshore Resort due to it's convenience to the wedding venue. We arrived earlier than their recommended check-in time, but they were very accommodating and found us rooms nice rooms. Though ours overlooked the parking...

Thank Ericgator
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed for two nights. Great room, small balcony with view of the lake, good service and very helpful staff at the front desk. Spacious lobby with coffee always available. Breakfast was provided and better than usual at most hotels--- with fresh fruit, omelets, bread, pastries, good coffee, ect. I short walk to downtown where there a lots of restaurants...

Thank Pip18Wisconsin
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel was really wonderful. It was a bit dated which is the only downside(other than the taste of the lobby coffee...). It was very clean and the staff was helpful and friendly! We didn't partake in breakfast because it was very busy and cramped but it looked decent. The hotel is an easy walk to downtown, which we enjoyed...

Thank Stephine S
BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review regarding our hotel. We are glad that you were able to walk downtown and enjoy our beach. We hope to see you again soon!

Madisonville, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Not impressed. Wanted ground floor waterfront, ended up with overpriced second floor waterfront. Which was ground floor street side. No TV remote in room, free breakfast was nothing special, and no military rate. Since they were close to full, they were price gouging. Only stayed because we were tired and didn't want to look anymore. View was nice, but couldn't...

Thank kdj101
BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing feedback about our hotel. We do have ground floor rooms, which we call "Bayfront Walk-Out" rooms. We only have a handful of these and they are usually in high demand and book up early. If you were to book ahead next time, you can ask specifically for one of these rooms. I do apologize that our...

Rochester, Michigan
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Of course you always pay an arm & a leg to stay in Traverse City, though for the price we paid I was expecting a lot more. The third floor smelled like my old dorm room and the view from our room was ehhh. The breakfast was included and pretty good, a lot better than most in the area. Overall....the...

Thank Christie_Holzer
Black Earth
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were on our way to another property we had found on line when we passed the Bayshore. It was much more appealing from the outside then where we were considering, and we found a solid price on line. Upon check in we mentioned we may stay 2 nights and the desk person was proactive in addressing how early we...

Thank WisconsinTWS

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about Bayshore Resort

Address: 833 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2703
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: €83 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bayshore Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Bayshore Hotel Traverse City
Bayshore Resort Traverse City
Bayshore Traverse City
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#14 Family Hotel in Traverse City
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