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Top Traverse City Historic Hotels

Knights Inn Traverse City
2 out of 5
360 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $75 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
3.9/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and helpful. Hotel is near restaurants and beach."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Knights Inn Traverse City
Charming Farm on Acclaimed M-22fireplacecentral Airminutes to Town/beach
5/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Very inviting!

"We have rented many times through rental sites but this is the first time the owner has met us to show us around the property and even left little welcome gifts and lent us toys for the kids which they loved. There was not one thing missing and anything we forgot - it was there in a drawer or cabinet ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Charming Farm on Acclaimed M-22fireplacecentral Airminutes to Town/beach
Stunning Downtown Traverse City Condo! Midtown 2
5/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Wonderful rental

"Wonderful rental, owners very friendly and willing to accommodate us with a late check out and quick response to our questions. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Stunning Downtown Traverse City Condo! Midtown 2

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Beachfront Long Lake
Traverse City, MI
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4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Perfect Vacation

"This is a wonderful property on Long Lake. The lake is shallow and clear with a sandy bottom and temps are warm in August. My 7 year old grandsons had a great time in the water. The house is super comfortable with a well stocked kitchen for cooking and baking. TVs are great as well as WiFi signal. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Beachfront Long Lake
Gorgeous Downtown Traverse City Condo! Midtown 8
4.9/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)
Great condo near downtown.

"The condo is located near downtown which is convenient. This is our third time to stay in this condo and have always found it to meet our needs. The owner is easy to work with and the condo is clean and well equipped."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Gorgeous Downtown Traverse City Condo! Midtown 8
Yorkburg Manor
2.5 out of 5
5721 N. Broomhead Rd., Williamsburg, MI
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4.9/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)

"Clean, Comfortable, Quiet and Relaxing"…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

Yorkburg Manor
High-end Downtown TC Condo on Quiet Street
The price is $200 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
4.9/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Highly Recommend

"Great location! Park across the street on one side and Lake Michigan on the other side. Close to the downtown area. Condo has everything you need for your stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

High-end Downtown TC Condo on Quiet Street
Booking NOW FOR August and Fall
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4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Quick visit

"Great location, excellent communication."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

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Leelanau Cottage - Historic Family-friendly Home! Short Walk From Downtown!
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Great, comfortable house in Frankfort

"We just spent a week in this house and it was very comfortable for the 6 adults and 2 kids that were there. The kitchen and dining space was the perfect size, everyone had a bed and bathroom on the floor they were on. There was no AC but we were lucky and the week was cooler and there plenty of fans ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

Leelanau Cottage - Historic Family-friendly Home! Short Walk From Downtown!
Beautiful Full bay Views! Located on G.traverse Bay Minutes From Traverse City!
Bayside Cottage - Large Family Home Just A Short Walk From Downtown!
The price is $135 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.6/5Wonderful! (24 reviews)
Wonderful Home

"Loved how close this home was to shopping, dining and the beach. We'll definitely come again!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Bayside Cottage - Large Family Home Just A Short Walk From Downtown!
Farmhouse W/stunning Views & Wrap-around Porch! Minutes From Lake/wineries&more!
4.6/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)
Lovely farmhouse in great location

"Charming farmhouse near great beaches and hikes. Our family had a great time here."…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Farmhouse W/stunning Views & Wrap-around Porch! Minutes From Lake/wineries&more!
The Historic Castle House
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4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
Wonderful stay at the Castle House

"My family had a great vacation stay this August. The house was just as described and worked great for my family."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

The Historic Castle House
Hotel Frankfort & Restaurant
3 out of 5
231 Main St., Frankfort, MI
The price is $100 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.3/5Excellent! (326 reviews)

"Very charming. Downtown Frankfort. Staff very pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Hotel Frankfort & Restaurant
Spacious Rooms With Breathtaking Panoramic Views Of The Beach
The price is $109 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
4.2/5Excellent! (58 reviews)
Great room!

"This was a great room for my husband and I for our anniversary. The room is very comfortable and the high ceilings make it feel bigger than it is. The bed is comfortable, the Jacuzzi tub is a huge bonus and we would definitely book this property again. My ONLY complaint is the air-conditioner. It's ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Spacious Rooms With Breathtaking Panoramic Views Of The Beach
West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
3 out of 5
615 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $165 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.1/5Very Good! (928 reviews)

"This is a beautiful hotel. Perfect outside patio by the water. Would definitely say here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
Spacious Rooms With Breathtaking Panoramic Views Of The Beach
The price is $109 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.1/5Very Good! (60 reviews)
Great view

"Excellent view, access to water and beach. All necessities included. Felt like a condo at hotel room price."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Spacious Rooms With Breathtaking Panoramic Views Of The Beach
Park Place Hotel
3 out of 5
300 E State St, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $147 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.9/5Very Good! (926 reviews)

"Clean rooms, nice location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We brought our dog along and the hotel was a great place to stay with our dog."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

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About Traverse City Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just breaking up your daily routine, it can also be about understanding the culture and history of a place. One of the best ways to get a sense of the culture of a city is to learn about its history. Visiting museums or landmarks is a good beginning, but staying in a Traverse City historic hotel can take you back to the past. Pack your duffel (and no need for the time machine) as your Traverse City famous hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

As soon as you pass through the doors of your Traverse City hotel, you'll be whisked to the past. With their old-world charm and marvelous stories, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these hotels are older, they have many of the modern amenities that help you relax on your trip. You'll notice your room outfitted with a comfortable bed, and about anything else you may want for a marvelous getaway.

After you have spent time appreciating your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by checking out the art galleries and renowned landmarks. Of course, all this time traveling can stimulate your appetite. Feel free to check out our guest reviews for tips from like-minded travelers to help make your Traverse City visit wonderful. You can also ask your hotels' front desk staff to show you where a couple of the popular places to grab a pint or dinner in Traverse City are.

Your Traverse City Hotel Is Ready for You

Traverse City has 1064 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these lodgings are where prominent politicians may have stayed. You're sure to book a hotel possessing all the amenities and the antique charm you desire. If you are hoping to stay in one of these Traverse City vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you could miss your chance on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Traverse City?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Traverse City is likely on top of your travel itinerary. And while you’re here, you can check out the lively festivals and scenic lakeside. You can also take time at the popular shops.
What's the best hotel in Traverse City to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Beachfront Long Lake is a top historic vacation home bookable on Expedia and it features a water park. Kresge Auditorium is a short 10-minute drive away. If you’re interested in local history, another choice for your trip is Farmhouse W/stunning Views & Wrap-around Porch! Minutes From Lake/wineries&more!.
How many historical hotels will I find in Traverse City?
Traverse City is home to 1044 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 17 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Traverse City?
Traverse City is notable for landmarks like City Opera House, Mission Point Lighthouse, and Historic Fishtown. Known for its festivals, cultural venues include Old Town Playhouse, Leelanau Cheese Company, and Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum. Other popular sights include Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Torch Lake.
What is a historic hotel like in Traverse City?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two in a building that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub, or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the public spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Traverse City, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel tends to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value along with how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Traverse City have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the popular amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Traverse City, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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