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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with 3 restaurants and 4 indoor pools


This family-friendly Traverse City resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Grand Traverse Mall and The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Hickory Hills Ski Area and Old Town Playhouse are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

3 restaurants, 4 indoor pools, and free water park access are available at this smoke-free resort. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 280 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and sitting areas, plus free WiFi and cable TV. Guests will also find refrigerators, microwaves, and room service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City features a complimentary water park, 4 indoor swimming pools, and 2 spa tubs along with a lazy river and a waterslide. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 64000 square feet (5946 square meters) include conference space and meeting rooms. This family-friendly resort also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's club 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 64000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 5946 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Lazy river 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of indoor pools - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 280 
  • Free water park access 
  • Waterslide 
  • Year Built 2003 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Lazy river  
  • Microwave  
  • Indoor pools  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Waterslide  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Sofa bed 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge each morning.

Camp Critter Bar-Grille - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Bear Paw Sweets and Eats - Onsite café.

Spirit Island Snack Shop - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

4 indoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a complimentary water park, a lazy river, a waterslide, and a fitness center.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Water park passes are included for all registered guests. Water park passes are valid from 1 PM on the day of check-in until the water park closes on the day of check-out.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 11 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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