Stafford's Bay View Inn

3.0 star property
Beachfront hotel for sun and fun

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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Banquet hall

Overview of Stafford's Bay View Inn

9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI, 49770

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Michigan2 min walk
  • Popular LocationBear River Park3 min drive
  • Popular LocationLittle Traverse History Museum3 min drive
  • AirportPellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional)27 min drive

Room options

Primrose Room (shower only)

  • 200 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Trilium, Bay View (shower only)

  • 200 sq ft
  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

Cherry Blossom Suite

  • 750 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds

Cherry Blossom Suite, Bay View

  • 750 sq ft
  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Forget-Me-Not Suite, Jetted Tub, 1 King Bed

  • 600 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Aster Suite, Jetted Tub, 1 King Bed

  • 450 sq ft
  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Primrose Room (shower/tub combo)

  • 200 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

Aster Suite, Jetted Tub, 1 Queen Bed

  • 450 sq ft
  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Trillium, Bay View (Shower/Tub combo)

  • 200 sq ft
  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Bay View

Located in Petoskey, Stafford's Bay View Inn is on the beach. Oden State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center and Andrew J. Blackbird Museum are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Michigan and Thorne Swift Nature Preserve.

What's nearby

  • Lake Michigan - 2 min walk
  • Bear River Park - 3 min drive
  • Little Traverse History Museum - 3 min drive
  • Bear River - 3 min drive
  • Odawa Casino - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) - 27 min drive


  • The Back Lot Beer Garden - 4 min drive
  • Taco Bell - 14 min walk
  • Culver's - 18 min walk
  • Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen - 20 min walk
  • Petoskey Brewing - 3 min drive

About this property

Stafford's Bay View Inn

3-star hotel
Free breakfast, shopping on site, and a garden are just a few of the amenities provided at Stafford's Bay View Inn. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a library and a bar.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self parking
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), free bicycle rentals, and express check-out
  • An elevator, free newspapers, and meeting rooms
Room features
All 31 rooms include comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and free newspapers.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hair dryers
  • Daily housekeeping and desks



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Library
  • Shopping
  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • On the beach


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Banquet hall
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board

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