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Bay Inn Petoskey

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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Nestled on the hillside above Lake Michigan with million-dollar views and an ideal location, this Magnuson Hotels affiliate is within minutes of the most spectacular sights and activities that northern Michigan has to offer. Beachfront hiking, sailing on Lake Michigan, skiing, and world-class golfing are all minutes away.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Golf Course
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Lake View
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Emmet County Airport27 km
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All reviews honor system nice reprieve can't beat the view roadside motel pulled up beautiful view a lovely stay comfortable room bike path stay there again view of the water watch the sunset enjoy the view pancake house charming place easy access an older hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter & I stayed here while doing the Bay View Wine Trail over two days. Very cute motel (I had previously stayed here as a kid & I'm 62). The room and bathroom were clean, and beds were comfortable. Had to get new batteries...More

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did not pick this place I had another family member suggest it. This place is old and run down and the bathroom was dirty. I took a shower and there was hair in the shower and it wasn’t mind. And black mold in the...More

Thank SusanS521
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded 3 weeks ago

It is best to let us know when there is a problem. Verne and I along with staff work daily to provide clean and comfortable guest rooms at reasonable rates. Premium mattresses, white bedspreads, white linens,cable TV and wifi with all guest rooms over-looking Lake...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Lovely hotel with clean rooms and great beds. We were warmly welcomed at checkin and told about all the things to do in Petoskey. The view from the room is beautiful. We would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a quiet stay.

Thank Catherine J
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded September 16, 2018

The entire staff thanks you! We take pride in our little vintage Inn over-looking Lake Michigan and are so happy when our guests appreciate our efforts. Hope you folks return soon. Shirley and Verne Osterlund, owners

Reviewed September 9, 2018

Not sure this was a High value, but you are in tourist ville, so we were happy to get a room, just 5 days out. Our room had a queen bed and a double bed; air conditioner, TV,wi-fi- refrig with freezer and microwave. Room was...More

Thank Cynthia W
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you! We appreciate your review and will share with staff...as daily we work to provide clean, comfortable guests rooms at reasonable rates. Hope you enjoyed the Lake Michigan views...from every guest room with seating outside each guest room for viewing as well as 2...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

I had stayed at this hotel the previous year and was pleased, so decided to return again. This is an older hotel, but very well maintained. The rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable, and nicely decorated. The hotel sits on a hill across the street from...More

Thank Judy S
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded August 22, 2018

Thanks for your review! Will share with staff...as we all work daily to provide clean, comfortable guest rooms at reasonable rates. Please return soon....the fall colors are so beautiful and the winter months with the snow over Lake Michigan just spectular. Happy Trails, Shirley and...More

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Scott S
July 10, 2016|
Response from Shirley O | Property representative |
Sorry no dogs/pets allowed on property. All guests rooms over-look Lake Michigan with patios for viewing sunsets. If you decide to travel without pets we would be happy to have you stay a our quaint Inn. Thanks for the... More
Room Tips
"We were on the 2nd floor which was nice to not have anyone over us."
2 weeks ago
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"If you can do stairs, the view of the bay is better on the 2nd level."
Jan. 15, 2018
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"Ask for second floor if available"
Sep. 22, 2017
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"Probably the second floor, one in our party could not negotiate the steps, loved our first floor room."
Sep. 4, 2017
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