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Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband & I chose to stay at The Oviatt House for a long weekend in Traverse City while celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary. I reached out to Julia to request a small surprise treat for my husband and she baked the sweetest and most delicious little carrot cake for us! She also left some champagne, which was so kind...

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Julia L, Manager at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It was wonderful to meet both of you and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Our 5th visit to the Oviatt House. You simply cannot beat the location! A 5 minute walk to downtown Traverse City! B and B's aren't for everyone and this one has shared bathrooms, but each time we have been there it's never been a problem. OH has a be Innkeeper named Julia and she is doing a great job! Clean...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the last weekend of our family vacation. The innkeepers were very nice and helpful! The location is perfect, super close to downtown! The inn was clean, comfy and very relaxing. We had pizza and mead in the backyard for our last meal of the trip! We'll be back for sure!

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Julia L, Manager at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate our guests taking the time to tell others about your experience. I look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Highly recommend! Host Julia was very helpful, friendly and provided tips on area attractions. The food was amazing and even set out fresh baked cookies or other goodies in the afternoon! Location is perfect. The beds were very comfortable. Free WiFi. Overall great stay!

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Julia L, Manager at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Juliette and David were wonderful hostesses! Oviatte house is in a very convenient location, within walking distance of all shopping, beach etc. The house is very clean and the meals were awesome! I would definitely stay there again!

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

My wife and I visited the Oviatt House for an extended weekend and had a great time. Location is perfect, price was reasonable and the breakfasts were large, fresh and done with an innovative approach. Not your basic eggs and bacon here! Our hosts were great and very accommodating.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at the Oviatt House for 2 nights. It was a great experience. The manager, Julia, was always available for questions/assistance. The rooms were very neat and clean. The location was easily within walking distance of downtown. I'm really saving the best for last though - the breakfast was awesome. I was a little hesitant...

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Chicago
Reviewed 19 January 2016

My wife and I enjoyed our stay very much at this beautiful old home. It immediately reminded me of the house I grew up in. We felt very welcome as we arrived, and while our room was small, it was dominated by a gorgeous four poster bed that was extremely comfortable. Breakfast each morning was delicious and Julie was a...

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Disappointed in the amenities but it is walking distance to downtown which is the draw. Hammond Room is tiny, poorly decorated, and rather hodge-podge in construction. I would stay here only if you can't find anything else. Breakfast was OK, good juice both days.

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

I can't begin to describe how great the location is. Walking distance to all of downtown Traverse City. But that's not all. The manager, Julia, was sweet, and extremely helpful (she was willing to bake a cake for my wife's birthday at a VERY reasonable cost...and it was AWESOME!). The common areas of the house had a kind of earthy,...

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Franny B, Manager at Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. It was so much fun to be part of the surprise party you arranged for your wife!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast is located near the picture perfect downtown area of Traverse City. A full breakfast of organic and locally grown foods, a garden deck for morning coffee if you wish; beautiful early American antiques in comfortable bedrooms. Across the street, walk along the Boardman River walkway directly to the downtown area and its famous food venues. A 10 minute drive takes you to the wineries of Mission Peninsula. A perfect central location for visiting the Grand Traverse Bay Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oviatt House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 244 E 8th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5740
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $189 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Oviatt House Bed And Breakfast Traverse City, Michigan
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“Rooms are small but comfortable. We reserved the Grose room because it had a private bath and entry.”
 of 5 bubbles lanthonyn, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Some have their own bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles traceymF3458PX, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Private bathroom, room with good ventilation (Lewis room was bit too warm at night)”
 of 5 bubbles Stephmk777, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles nanbik, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The Hammond Room is on the first floor, so you don't have to carry your luggage upstairs :)”
  • Hammond Room bed
 of 5 bubbles 950anniel, 18 Jun 2014 | Read review
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