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Featured Motels in Traverse City

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Seasons Inn Traverse City
Seasons Inn Traverse City
2.0 out of 5.0 1582 Us 31 N, Traverse City, MI
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$120
3.6/5 (825 reviews)

Rooms were clean and comfortable, great beds! Hallway carpet a little rundown, bad smell,needs updating.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019
Situated in Traverse City, this motel is steps from Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) away.
Travelodge by Wyndham Traverse City MI
Travelodge by Wyndham Traverse City MI
2.0 out of 5.0 704 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI
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$101
3.6/5 (1389 reviews)

The receptionist was amazing and my room was so clean. I enjoyed my stay!

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2019
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street. Traverse City Beach is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City
2.0 out of 5.0 417 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI
$131
4.0/5 (1282 reviews)

Carpet was a little stained in our room. Would've also liked full breakfast instead of continental for the price. The rest of it was good; quiet, clean (only the carpet was an issue) and safe.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street. Traverse City Beach is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away.
Empire Lakeshore Inn
Empire Lakeshore Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 11730 S. Lacore Rd, Empire, MI
$175
4.1/5 (143 reviews)

Brand new. No frills, but extremely clean and comfortable. Happy with our stay over a busy 4th of July weekend.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019
Located in the heart of Empire, this beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. ...
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 1492 N Us Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI
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$118
3.5/5 (630 reviews)

Convenient location. Great walking trail runs behind the property.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2019
Located in the heart of Traverse City, this motel is steps from Traverse City State Park and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.
North Country American Inn
North Country American Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 502 South Cedar Street, Kalkaska, MI
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$93
2.9/5 (123 reviews)

Decent place to stay. Owner offers free cans of pop and bags of chips. Nice surprise

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019
Located in the heart of Kalkaska, this motel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Twin Birch Golf Course and within 9 mi (15 km) of Grandview Golf Club and Timber Wolf Golf ...
Econo Lodge Traverse City
Econo Lodge Traverse City
2.0 out of 5.0 1065 M 37 S, Traverse City, MI
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$85
3.1/5 (240 reviews)

Late night check in! And still perky. Room was clean and pillows were soft.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019
Situated in Traverse City, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Wuerfel Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Bass Lake and Grand Traverse Natural Education Reserve. ...
Coastal Suites Resort
Coastal Suites Resort
2.5 out of 5.0 171 North Center Street, Beulah, MI
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$189
4.5/5 (33 reviews)

Very nicely remodeled. Professionally done. The outside deck and fire pits were very nice. The manager was super nice and extremely helpful. Went the extra mile at all times.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019
Situated in Beulah, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Betsie Valley Trail, Benzie Area Historical Museum, and Pinecroft Golf Course. Crystal Lake Golf Club ...
Grand Traverse Motel
Grand Traverse Motel
2.0 out of 5.0 1010 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI
$138
3.9/5 (47 reviews)

In the past I went by this motel many times and wondered if it was really as good as the messages displayed on the sign out front. It is. The room was very clean. It was spacious and everything worked as it should. I would not hesitate to stay there on future visits to Traverse City.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019
Situated near the airport, this motel is steps from Front Street and Grand Traverse Bay. Traverse City Beach is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) away.
Crystal Lake Resort
Crystal Lake Resort
2.5 out of 5.0 498 North Michigan Avenue, Beulah, MI
$180
4.2/5 (138 reviews)

Very nice room and the property has a nice lake beach and view

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019
Situated on the waterfront, this motel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Pinecroft Golf Course and within 9 mi (15 km) of Old Indian Trail and Sleeping Bear Dunes National ...
Rodeway Inn
Rodeway Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 703 N Cedar St, Kalkaska, MI
$90
2.9/5 (130 reviews)

We love the feel of mom and pop; they're working hard to keep this motel going and we've been staying here, off and on, for the past 30 years. Clean room, comfortable beds, good price!

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019
Situated in Kalkaska, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Twin Birch Golf Course and within 9 mi (15 km) of Grandview Golf Club and Lake Skegemog. Torch Lake ...
M-22 Inn Suttons Bay
M-22 Inn Suttons Bay
2.0 out of 5.0 4290 S West-Bay Shore Dr., Suttons Bay, MI
$149
4.3/5 (91 reviews)

Perfect location for us. Suited our needs. Clean and upgraded.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019
Situated in Suttons Bay, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Grand Traverse Bay, Leelanau Cheese Company, and Ciccone Vineyard and Winery. The Leelanau Club ...
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Grand Beach Resort Hotel

Grand Beach Resort Hotel

1683 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
    2.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.6 out of 5 (1814 reviews)

    Grand Beach Resort Hotel$223

    Jul 21 - Jul 22

    Grand Beach Resort Hotel$223
    GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City

    GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City

    1614 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (1174 reviews)

      GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City$170

      Jul 18 - Jul 19

      GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City$170

      Traverse City Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      There are 21 low-cost motels in Traverse City among more than 788 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs compared to traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

      Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy more of what Traverse City has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Torch Lake, and Traverse City Beach.

      Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the weary traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America. Motel properties often have free parking, and many also feature an outdoor pool.


      Here are some of our customers' recommended Traverse City motels to choose from:

      Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City

      • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street.
      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

      Quality Inn

      • A fitness center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
      • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street.

      Travelodge by Wyndham Traverse City MI

      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
      • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street.

      M22 Inn Empire

      • It's located within a quick 1-minute drive of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
      • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a microwave.

      Coastal Suites Resort

      • If driving, you'll be within 16 minutes of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
      • Enjoy access to the picnic area, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.


      What to Do in Traverse City


      Take time to check out the area's lively festivals and enjoy its popular beaches while you're sightseeing. Visitors to Traverse City speak highly of its shops and wineries.

      Here are some popular places:

      • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
      • Torch Lake
      • Traverse City Beach

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Grand Traverse Bay
      • Clinch Park
      • Bryant Park

      Some historical places you might want to see include:

      • Mission Point Lighthouse
      • Historic Fishtown
      • Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive

      Traverse City is also notable for its:

      • Boating
      • Tours
      • Golfing
      • Opera

      Best Time to Visit Traverse City


      Figure out the ideal time to visit Traverse City by looking over these seasonal weather details:
      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 46° F and nighttime temperatures average 14° F
      • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 27° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 80° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 64° F during the day and 17° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 33.11 inches in a year

      How to Get to Traverse City and Around the Area



      Traverse City Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital)Airport2.8 mi (4.5 km)
      Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker)Airport46 mi (74 km)