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Reviewed 4 August 2015

I really loved this little motel. It reminded me of vacationing in the 70s and 80s. It's a tiny little place, with 5 rooms. We stayed in room 6, which had a living room and kitchen as well. It had everything we needed for our stay. I brought food to cook breakfast, and was glad I did. There are a...

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Escanaba
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed in Rm #6 on the far end per other recommendations. This also happens to be the closest to the firepit out front. Basic U.P. cabin-like room with 2 comfortable dbl beds and there was also a rollaway in the closet, if needed. A loveseat and chair for watching satellite TV. Table with 4 chairs. Small step-in shower and...

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1Thank LauraEscanaba
Ira Twp.
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Nice place right off the main road. Michelle was very accommodating. Room 6 is very large and clean. Full kitchen with coffee maker and microwave, living room, bedroom and bathroom. Close to area waterfalls and scenic overlook.

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8Thank PaulaDavidB
Duluth, MN
Reviewed 19 May 2013

We booked 2 rooms for one night in mid-May. Room 6 is really 2 rooms-a bedroom and a kitchen/living room . Kitchen fully equipped with stove/oven, full size 'fridge, microwave, sink and plenty of dishes and pots and pans. Clean and quiet with little traffic on the road. Mostly we just hear the peepers in the marsh/pond out the windows....

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7Thank Kheltzer
Duluth, MN
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We booked 2 rooms for one night in mid-May. Room 6 is really 2 rooms-a bedroom and a kitchen/living room . Kitchen fully equipped with stove/oven, full size 'fridge, microwave, sink and plenty of dishes and pots and pans. Clean and quiet with little traffic on the road. Mostly we just hear the peepers in the marsh/pond out the windows....

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3Thank Kheltzer
Reviewed 12 January 2013

When looking for a room for the weekend, we never expected to find such a nice motel. The view out back was a nice surprise and although it was too cold to take advantage of the picnic table it was a nice touch for the summer months. Michelle was gracious with our additional requests and made sure that we had...

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2Thank Eschwelgin
Exile in Utah
Reviewed 16 August 2010

As opposed to the historic Thunder Bay Inn and the scenic lighthouse B&B, this little roadside motel seems very humble. However, we like to travel with our pets and those popular lodging options were not open to us. The Picture Bay Motel was a surprising little gem. They do allow pets and we were not charged extra to have them....

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Address: 348 County Road 550, Big Bay, MI 49855-9724
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Big Bay
Price Range: $60 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Picture Bay Hotel Big Bay
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“Book room #6!”
 of 5 bubbles Christina49749, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“It's basically a strip of 6 rooms facing the road. Rm 6 is on the south end, if you want a little more privacy and to be closest to the firepit out front.”
 of 5 bubbles LauraEscanaba, 17 Jun 2014 | Read review
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