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    Quality Inn By the Bay

    1492 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
    +1 855-849-1513
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    “first floor” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stay. The room and bathroom were spacious, clean and updated. Bed was very comfortable. Glad to have a frig in the room. Price was more than we usually spend but seemed like all hotels in this area are pretty high. I was...More

    Thank Sks1251
    Response from ram33, General Manager at Quality Inn By the BayResponded 26 July 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are proud to know you enjoyed your stay and found our rooms to be spacious and clean. We are glad to know the beds we comfortable and you found it convenient having a fridge and...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

    Up to usual Quality Inn standards. Clean, basic room, with tiny bathroom. Quiet, had a good night's sleep. Front desk staff very friendly. I did not like being charged the safe fee, for a safe which I did not use. When I questioned this charge,...More

    Thank UpNorthJohn
    Response from ram33, Manager at Quality Inn By the BayResponded 26 July 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us and sharing your feedback regarding your stay. We are proud to know you had a great experience from our friendly staff, comfortable beds and clean room. Please accept my sincere apology for the issue...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    It's an older hote, tut the staff were all very friendly and helpful, something that is getting very hard to find. It's a fine place to sleep, not much room for anything else. Breakfast was typical, waffles, sausage, etc... nothing to complain about at all....More

    Thank Largesarge
    Response from ram33, Manager at Quality Inn By the BayResponded 27 July 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We are proud to know you enjoyed your stay from our friendly staff to our clean rooms. We are also happy to know you found our rates reasonable compared to...More

    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at this hotel when we visited Sleeping Bear Dunes and took a wine excursion since the area has many small wineries. Situated across the road from Traverse Bay it is in a good location. The hotel is rather dated but the beds were...More

    Thank Judith D
    Response from ram33, General Manager at Quality Inn By the BayResponded 27 July 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. We are proud to know you enjoyed your stay. Please rest assured that we make every effort to offer competitive rates in our busy tourist resort. June, July and August are high...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    We booked this hotel about 2 weeks before 4th of July weekend, when at the last minute we decided to visit Traverse City. Very very poor first impression. Very deceiving to be called "by the bay"...I thought this hotel was on the water, but it's...More

    Thank DandM89
    Response from ram33, General Manager at Quality Inn By the BayResponded 27 July 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of our entire team, please accept my sincere apology for falling short in meeting your expectations. Our team takes pride in making sure we can offer our guests clean and comfortable accommodations and a memorable experience. Our hotel goes through...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Breakfast Available
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 96
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    • Location
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    • Grand Traverse County >
    • Traverse City
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    "I suggest first floor towards the lobby."
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    "The hotel is longways from the road. Our room was way in the back and it was a long walk to the breakfast..."
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    "Don't expect a decent breakfast. We had to drive to McDonalds to eat."
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