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Traverse Bay Inn
2.5 out of 5
2300 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $139 per night
4.58 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (633 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Traverse Bay Inn
The Baywatch Resort
3 out of 5
1529 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
The price is $260 per night
3.86 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (365 reviews)

"Friendly staff, newer and clean rooms. Beach area is small but doesn't stop me from booking here again and it was still more then enough space to layout everyday! It is smaller compared to Sugar/Grand beach but less busy and more relaxing. Nice that the convenience/liquor store was right across the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

The Baywatch Resort
Hotel Indigo Traverse City
3.5 out of 5
263 W Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
The price is $256 per night
0.33 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (458 reviews)

"Solid hotel in a good area to walk to lots of things. Rooms are well designed. In typical Expedia fashion I was given the room with the worst possible view. No VIp treatment at all."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Hotel Indigo Traverse City

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Courtyard by Marriott Traverse City
3 out of 5
3615 South Airport Rd W, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $199 per night
3.12 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (309 reviews)

"The breakfast menu was plentiful and the taste was good."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Traverse City
Best Western Plus Traverse City
3 out of 5
305 Munson Ave (US-31), Traverse City, MI
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The price is $200 per night
1.76 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (349 reviews)

"Very nice room and bathroom. Loved the shower stall instead of a bath tub / shower combination"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Best Western Plus Traverse City
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Traverse City
2 out of 5
1870 N Us Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $149 per night
4.14 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Good service and friendly staff. The room is in good condition and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Traverse City
Hampton Inn Traverse City
2.5 out of 5
1000 U S 31 N, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $186 per night
3.33 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (748 reviews)

"Room was super clean and very nice. Staff was very friendly. Staff was very helpful and polite."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Hampton Inn Traverse City
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City
2 out of 5
417 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $149 per night
1.91 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,461 reviews)

"Clean, reasonable rates, friendly staff. Nice refreshing pool. Would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City, MI
3 out of 5
420 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $197 per night
1.91 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (581 reviews)

"Good Value & Comfortable Stay - Nice Pool Facilities (6AM-Midnight) - Free Breakfast was sparse, but adequate considering the circumstances (RE: COVID19) Housekeeping unavailable during stay (RE: COVID19)"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City, MI
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1773 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
The price is $241 per night
4.01 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)

"The breakfast options could be improved. Alot of sugary choices."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
Cambria Hotel Traverse City
3.5 out of 5
255 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $200 per night
1.71 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (574 reviews)

"We enjoyed the suite set up that accommodated our family of 6 (4 adults and 2 kids). The staff was very friendly and the hotel was very clean. Anytime we needed something like new towels, they delivered it promptly. We loved the location being a quick 4 min drive to front street and the local beach. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Cambria Hotel Traverse City
ParkShore Resort
2 out of 5
1401 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $229 per night
3.71 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (953 reviews)

"The front desk staff was very helpful and sweet! Courteous and fast made check in super easy."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

ParkShore Resort
Grand Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1683 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
The price is $235 per night
3.89 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,382 reviews)

"We stayed over 4th of July weekend. Our hotel was clean and service was great. Beach was kind of trashed with broken toys, cups, and cigarette buds."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Grand Beach Resort Hotel
Pointes North Beachfront Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2211 U.S. 31 North, Traverse City, MI
The price is $268 per night
4.51 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (436 reviews)

"Hotel has large rooms on the water. Beautiful sunsets"…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Pointes North Beachfront Hotel
West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
3 out of 5
615 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI
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The price is $247 per night
0.56 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (963 reviews)

"Great location right on Grand Traverse Bay, close to downtown and beaches. Hotel has been remodeled and looks clean. Outdoor pool was very crowded with families. The only knock is perhaps Covid related. Daily housekeeping not available, but room lacked towels and toiletries to make up for this. Hence, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
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Visiting Traverse City

Travelers to Traverse City give high marks for the festivals, array of wineries, and lakeside setting. This city also attracts tourists with its breweries, local tours, and shopping. Top sights in the city include Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Torch Lake, and Clinch Park Beach.

  • There are 707 hotels and other accommodations in Traverse City
  • The closest major airport is in Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), 46 mi (74 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Traverse City

Well-known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Old Town Playhouse, City Opera House, and Great Lakes Children's Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Mission Point Lighthouse, Point Betsie Lighthouse, and Historic Fishtown. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and these places to visit: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Torch Lake, and Clinch Park Beach.

In Traverse City, there are 707 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Torch Lake Bed & Breakfast - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features a marina, a private beach, and free breakfast. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Country Hermitage Bed and Breakfast - Our customers like the central location and helpful staff at this B&B. With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Torch Bay Inn - Amenities at this 2.5-star hotel include free parking. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and comfortable beds.

Other top sights in Traverse City include Front Street and Grand Traverse Bay. One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Torch Lake Park, 18.1 mi/29.2 km from the city center.

Dressing for Traverse City

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 46°F during the day and 14°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 79°F, while the average at night is 27°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 80°F with nighttime averages of 44°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 64°F and nighttime averages of 17°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Traverse City is 33.11 inches
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 79°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 16°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Traverse City?
Torch Bay Inn is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free parking, and is a short 1-minute walk from Torch Lake. Traveler reviews also recommend Bellaire Bed & Breakfast and Honor Motel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Traverse City, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Traverse City.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Traverse City?
For additional details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Traverse City, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Traverse City?
Based on reviews, GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge Traverse City and ParkShore Resort.
What's the best accommodation for families in Traverse City?
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Huge 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Penthouse Condo at Schuss Mountain is another good option for your kid-friendly vacation. Attractions like Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf and Centre Ice Arena are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Traverse City?
Grand Traverse Resort And Spa is a favorite 3.5-star resort for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Traverse City?
Traverse Bay Inn is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool along with in-room kitchens for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Travelodge by Wyndham Traverse City MI and Econo Lodge Traverse City.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Turtle Creek Casino?
New Modern Farmhouse Minutes From Downtown Traverse City - Pets Ok is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this resort features in-room kitchens and fireplaces. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Turtle Creek Casino. Other good options within 5 miles include Yorkburg Manor and Grand Traverse Resort And Spa.
What about the best place to stay near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore?
One of the top choices for your stay is Empire Lakeshore Inn, located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and this property offers free WiFi and free parking. M22 Inn Empire and The Sylvan Inn are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Traverse City?
Torch Bay Inn is a top beachfront hotel with free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay near the beach include West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort and Harbor Lights Resort. Head to Clinch Park or Clinch Park Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Traverse City?
Grand Traverse Resort And Spa is a top 3.5-star resort that has a golf course and features a full-service spa. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Crystal Mountain and Sugar Beach Resort Hotel. You can tee off at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, The Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms, or Elk Rapids Golf Club while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation for a winter vacation in Traverse City?
Based on our travel data, GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City is a top hotel for hitting the ski slopes, and features free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your winter getaway include The Lakeview Hotel, Shanty Creek Resort and Cherry Tree Inn & Suites. Enjoy the skiing and snowboarding by visiting Hickory Hills Ski Area or Mt. Holiday Ski Area.

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