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Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI

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Sutton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This motel sits on the main drag across from the S. Bay beach and is super convenient. The price at $65 a night was a bargain until we got into our room. The first thing we noticed were large stains on the sheets that didn't come out in the wash! It looked like someone spilled coffee but one always thinks...

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Water wouldn't stay in spa and the electrical outlets didn't work by the bed so lamp didn't work. You could hear water running in the rooms next to us when they took showers or ran their spa. Would not recommend this place if you needed sleep.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

They were painting the outside of the hotel and blocked the entrance and I had to ask the guy on the lift to please move, they weren't very friendly and didn't go out of their way to accommodate the guests, not hotels fault, I wasn't impressed tho, parking lot was dirty with debris allover, other than that, the staff, they...

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Kristine, Thank you for taking time to let us know about the painters we hired, it will be passed on their boss. I am very sorry they left a bad impression that reflected on our hotel. I hope you give us another opportunity next time you are in Traverse City. Best regards, Russ W. Cole, General Manager.

Reviewed 3 September 2016

For the price ($199 per night) this was very disappointing. Although rooms were clean, but sparse, lobby and other areas were dated and looked dirty. Basically looks to be run by college kids (cheap and available) who couldn't care less if you liked it or not. Any concerns or requests passed were met with.....Whatever, I just work here attitude !!...

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Sid, I am very sorry we disappointed you during your stay with us. Please contact me at either calling 231-590-5242 (my personal cell) or email at heroichospitality@gmail.com. I would like to get more information so I can take corrective action so this doesn't happen to future guests. Best regards, Russ W. Cole, General Manager.

Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Friendly, efficient staff and good-size rooms with views of bay across the road. No desk, but multi-outlet plug on nightstand for laptop or recharging. Standard continental breakfast options include make-your-own waffles and hard-boiled eggs (peeled). Off-brand yogurt was disappointing. Dated carpeting and decor in corridors and guest rooms detracts from the overall impression and falls short of expectations at this...

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Alan, Thank you for letting us know about your stay with our hotel. Since your visit the hallways have all new carpeting, the first floor rooms have all been repainted, new tile and carpeting, and the remainder of the renovations including new lighting, new furniture, etc. is to be completed later this fall. Our market is the budget...

Reviewed 12 August 2016

Did not know this was a 'pet friendly' facility. We booked for 2 nights. The first night, when we arrived, the room was clean. The second day, it was to be cleaned while we were out visiting family. When we got back....what a mess. The beds were sloppily made...the bathroom sink, stool, tub or floor had not been cleaned. No...

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Made reservations for 2 rooms through Priceline. When we got to the stuffy dirty lobby, the rudest desk clerk informed us that she had only one room instead of the two booked. She also screamed at me that it was not her fault even though she had said they were having internet problems. She made a feeble attempt to try...

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Mary N, I am very sorry for what happened with your reservations and how this error in the bookings was handled by our front desk staff. This situation could have been handled differently with a much better outcome and has been addressed with the person involved. We never want our guests to have a bad experience and we strive...

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Decent hotel at a decent price. There was some renovations going on and loud banging at 8AM but it was a Tuesday so I figure that would be the best time to do repairs. Kind, helpful staff. Guest laundry was less than stellar.

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Trippingardvark, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of our hotel and your experience. We are going through renovations, trying our best to limit the changes happening in the rooms during the day. The guest laundry machines is being replaced with brand new front load Speed Queens in the next week. Thank you for the kind...

Lowell, Michigan
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing special about this property except the price in August. The hotel is currently under renovation which it severely needs. The carpets and bathroom is much need of updating. Very poor sound barrier can hear people in other rooms. Breakfast bar nothing special....have had better. Not sure I would stay again, would depend if updated at time of need.

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Cherbear6000, Thank you for taking time to share with TripAdvisor about your stay with us. By late fall we will have completed a complete gutting of the hotel, including all new carpeting, tile, decor, furniture, new breakfast bar and so much more. Please give us another opportunity to impress you with all the changes. Best regards, Russ W. Cole,...

Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2016

First of all, know that if you stay in Traverse City, it will be pricey. However, we found the staff to be friendly which to me is always #1. I can forgive small glitches if staff acts like they care and are proactive with offering solutions. The bed and pillows in our kingsize bedroom were comfortable and the bathroom was...

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TCBoardersInn, General Manager at Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you for the kind words and I'm glad to hear our staff took good care of you during your stay. Yes, we are making lots of changes and upgrades, trying to get as much done as we can without disturbing our guests. All of the rooms are getting gutted with a complete renovation, with a target date...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City MI hotel is conveniently located near Cherry Capital Airport on Highway 31 N. Located in northern Michigan; Traverse City is right across from Grand Traverse Bay and many outdoor activities like swimming, fishing, hiking and more. When you book a room at our pet-friendly Traverse City hotel, you can look forward to free amenities including continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking for any sized vehicle you arrive in. We also offer 24-hour front desk service, handicap accessible and non-smoking rooms, as well as whirlpool or fireplace suites. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult. Whether you want to spend the day outside on the bay, enjoy breathtaking views, or browsing charming small-town shops, our Traverse City hotel location delivers. Fish or cruise the waters of Grand Traverse Bay, or relax with a stack of magazines on beaches like Traverse City State Park. With the waterfront in view, check out the exhibits at Grand Traverse Lighthouse, or hike or bike Traverse Area Recreational Trail. During the winter, go snowmobiling on Boardman Valley Trail. If you love to shop, explore unique shops on Front Street in downtown Traverse City or the 100-plus stores in Grand Traverse Mall. If you would rather tee off, get in a game of golf at Mitchell Creek Golf Course. You will find plenty of restaurants near our Traverse City, MI, hotel. Find casual dining at Fire Fly, or try pub food and pints at Mackinaw Brewing Company, both in downtown Traverse City. Get a quick bite of Chinese food at Golden Chopsticks or, if you have a taste for Italian, go to Trattoria Stella. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI

Address: 1870 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3746 (Formerly Super 8)
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $56 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Boarders Inn and Suites Traverse City, MI 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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“Check sheets. Stay away from the front smoking area if you open the windows to sleep. Seems mid-westerners like their tobacco products!”
 of 5 bubbles ogogolby, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request third floor (quieter) with bay view. Not 312 or 313 next to elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Alan_Stamm_0, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Be sure and as about 'pet friendly'...as they do not always tell you.....at least this motel didn't. Cheap room for a moderate price.”
 of 5 bubbles sharonrA8125ZT, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor probably the quietest as there is no ice maker located on that floor.”
 of 5 bubbles alisonr372, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“one of the $$ hotels in the area in fact it was at a better price then off the strip.”
 of 5 bubbles charmelash, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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