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downers grove,ill
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Our cozy two story place was the perfect lodging for our two families. There was a queen size bed on bottom floor for one couple and two standard beds in the loft room upstairs for the family with two children. The living room/ dining/kitchen area was small but adequate for our six person party while we were cooking, dining and...

Thank teacher012179
Cleveland, OH
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Annual "sister getaway"...What a great little motel! Very clean, very cute, everything we could need. Spoke with quite a few of the other guests and everyone was enjoying their stay at the Traverse Bay Inn, and Traverse City! Special thanks to Clint at the front desk for being so friendly and helpful, pointing out some great routes, along with some...

Thank kelley c
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I booked this at the last minute. Traveling alone with a big dog. I wasn't expecting much due to the price, but was pleasantly surprised. No, it didn't have top notch furnishings, but was very clean and just the right size. I booked the queen room on the first floor and it had a separate bedroom from a little kitchenette...

Thank PSK2088
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Although it might look a little dated on the outside, we were very impressed with the interior. We had the jacuzzi suite, and it was amazing! I appreciated different controls for heat on the first floor and the second floor. The staff is extraordinarily friendly. The inn is in a great place, with restaurants and a Walgreens close by to...

1Thank juko81
Plainfield, Indiana
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The room was clean and the bed comfy. I would have been happier if the carpet had been cleaned before we stayed there because the people before us had pets. I enjoyed the whirlpool. The people very nice. My husband wants to go back as soon as possible.

Thank edye63
Campinas, SP
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The hotel is an inexpensive alternative to families of four or more people as it provides 2-bedroom suites which are clean and spacious. For a very reasonable value you get: - 2 bedrooms (one upstairs), kitchenette, single bath room - Parking and internet access free - Full kitchen appliances for cooking - Three closets and plenty of room for luggage...

3Thank DR_JLF22
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We just got back from a very nice visit to Traverse City. We traveled through the night and arrived very early morning. They were very accommodating and left the keys (actual keys) for us. Upon entering the room you notice the nice size. Sitting space with a flat screen tv, kitchenette, and decent size bedroom with another tv. The bathroom...

Thank Gina C
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Nice motel with clean suite rooms. Has a kitchenette, small dining area and two bedrooms. Sleeps at least 6. Practical location and good value for the money. Check in and check out quick, easy, especially as we arrived at 3 am (the keys were waiting for us).

1Thank Beverly R
Reviewed 11 October 2015

My sisters and I stayed here for one night when on a driving vacation thru Michigan. It was hard to find a room for one night (colors weekend??). This hotel was just fine for three of us. One bedroom, bath, living room/ on the first floor; 2 beds up stairs. The stairs are kind of steep, and a pain in...

Thank JudyAC
Reviewed 5 October 2015

My husband and I took my mom to Traverse city for the weekend so we were looking for a two bed room suit. It was great to find this hotel in the short of time. We took the a two-level 2-bed suites with fully equipped kitchen. The rooms are very clean and they have everything we need. The beds are...

3Thank WindyandSun

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Traverse Bay Inn

Address: 2300 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3756
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $73 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Traverse Bay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Traverse Bay Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Bay Hotel
Traverse Bay Inn Traverse City, Michigan
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#7 Family Hotel in Traverse City
#12 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
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“Can walk to Walgreen's pharmacy, which is 2 doors down.”
 of 5 bubbles PoppaBear2, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Allows pets, ask for room where no pets were the night before. Wife has allergies.”
 of 5 bubbles Pumpsy, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go to another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles PCBAnnArborMich, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For quiet, request a room/suite in the back. This hotel is right on a very busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles 325bebe, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back away from US-31.”
 of 5 bubbles Norlinscafe, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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