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Fenton
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean and quiet for a great Thanksgiving get-a-way. The best food you can get with a home cooked appeal. You see big families meeting there for Thanksgiving dinner. But you also see couples - wanting to get away to just relax. Totally happy to go back every year!

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Bloomfield Hills
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stafford's Bay View Inn has quality in everything; the history of the inn, the dining is fabulous at every meal, the staff is the best, every season is a treat, Cory, the Innkeeper is most efficient and his staff reflects his caring quality; the seasonal decorations are gorgeous especially at Christmas time; we are so glad that Stafford Smith began... More 

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Zion, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided we wanted to NOT cook and just relax and not get caught up in the craziness of Thanksgiving. We decided kind of last minute to drive 6.5 hours up north and spend Thanksgiving away and have someone else do all the work. This place was excellent! The food, customer service, local shopping, and the inn was superb! We... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautifully decorated to every detail! We were in a Cherry Blossom Suite, which allowed us to spread out a little and relax more easily. The staff was so friendly and warm. Our breakfasts were superb and the service was outstanding. The entire hotel was perfectly maintained for its age and very, very clean.

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Carleton
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We returned to Stafford's Bayview for the first time in a year or so and found it still beautiful and still absolutely one of our favorite places to stay. If you want beauty, cleanliness and great service this is your place.

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Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In general, this is a wonderful getaway to another place and time, a place of simple Victorian elegance and a slower, more relaxed time, where ladies and gentlemen smile and greet each other and the staff takes a personal interest in your comfort. I have lost count od the number of times my wife and I have stayed at the... More 

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Tawas City
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff and physical location make this place a destination. It is wonderful to stay here and I have been at this place for the last three years. I am not disappointed at all for any reason. I look forward to our next year's stay.

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troy, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this inn is wonderful from the staff, to the food, to the cleanliness, to the location, to the price. It's all wonderful! The Christmas Shopping package is worth every penny. We come every year and look forward to it.

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Mount Pleasant
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much better coffee and early breakfast to-go options would be appreciated, as well as some convenient receptacles for electronics. Love the scenic location and homey feel with broad front porch for lounging, reading and viewing Lake Michigan! Service was uneven.

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Acworth, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay. Great service, Great value. Quaint and charming. Recommend the breakfast. This inn was very clean and comfortable too!! A special touch was homemade cookies in our room every night.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: $159 - $295 (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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles TRA2sticks, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
 of 5 bubbles Trip-Review01, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles BradandGina, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lake view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Banker081633, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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