Overview of Traverse Bay Inn

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4.2 / 5Very Good
628 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Pet Friendly


Explore the area

Popular LocationPirate's Cove Adventure Golf12 min walk
Popular LocationTraverse City State Park16 min walk
RestaurantHopscotch Brick Oven and Taproom4 min walk
RestaurantDon's Drive-In5 min walk
AirportTraverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital)7 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • 1 Queen Suite Non-Smoking

    1 Queen Suite Non-Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 512 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Two Bedroom Suite

    Two Bedroom Suite

    Room amenities

    • 750 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Double Beds
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  • 2 Bedroom Jacuzzi Suite

    2 Bedroom Jacuzzi Suite

    Room amenities

    • 750 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed
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  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 797 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed
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  • 1 Queen Studio

    1 Queen Studio

    Room amenities

    • 495 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Traverse City

Located in Traverse City, Traverse Bay Inn is near the airport and near the beach. Shoppers can check out Front Street, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Grand Traverse Bay and Clinch Park Beach.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - 12 min walk
  • Traverse City State Park - 16 min walk
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area - 3 min drive
  • Centre Ice Arena - 6 min drive
  • Elmbrook Golf Course - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital) - 7 min drive


  • Hopscotch Brick Oven and Taproom - 4 min walk
  • Don's Drive-In - 5 min walk
  • Bob Evans - 7 min walk
  • Wendy's - 7 min walk
  • Ruby Tuesday - 9 min walk

About this property

Traverse Bay Inn

Hotel with free parking, walk to Grand Traverse Bay
Along with a seasonal outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecue grills, and a picnic area are onsite. All 24 rooms have LCD TVs with cable channels and feature kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Free WiFi, espresso makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
Traverse Bay Inn offers 24 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and hair dryers. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

Free self parking

Things to do

Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Seasonal outdoor pool

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Free toiletries
Hair dryer


Cable channels

Food and drink

Espresso maker


Free local calls
Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per day
  • Dogs only
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Property is also known as

  • Traverse Bay Inn
  • Traverse City Bay Hotel
  • Traverse Bay Hotel Traverse City
  • Traverse Bay Inn Hotel
  • Traverse Bay Inn Traverse City
  • Traverse Bay Inn Hotel Traverse City

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Guest reviews


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Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Extremely clean, very cozy, easy check-in/out, super comfy rooms

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020


  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

There was mouse turds in the bed not sure if the bedding is being cleaned or not

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019


  • Disliked: Staff & service

Didn't realize the office closes at 9pm. Tried to call after making the reservation at 7 but no one would pick up the phone. So I lose my money cause the staff there don't know how to communicate

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

What I really like about this hotel is that there are 2 beds in an upstairs room which was perfect for my older kids.

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019