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Traverse Bay Inn

2.5-star2.5 stars
2300 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI, 49686, United States of America

Within easy reach of Grand Traverse Bay
  • Free WiFi and free parking

Restrictions related to your trip

Michigan may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • Very clean! Wish we could have checked in earlier.Oct 17, 2020
  • Stay itself was okay. Other than this not much to say.Sep 27, 2020

Traverse Bay Inn

from €64
  • 1 Queen Suite Non-Smoking
  • Two Bedroom Suite
  • 2 Bedroom Jacuzzi Suite
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Queen Studio

What’s around Traverse Bay Inn


  • Grand Traverse Bay - 1 min walk
  • Lake Michigan - 1 min walk
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - 12 min walk
  • Traverse City State Park - 16 min walk
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area - 21 min walk
  • Front Street - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Turtle Creek Casino - 6.1 mi / 9.9 km
  • The Dennos Museum Center - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Michigan may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*

  • Restrictions apply*

  • Off-leash area available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free onsite self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Traverse Bay Inn’s small print

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


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 15.00 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Traverse Bay Inn

  • Does Traverse Bay Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Traverse Bay Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Traverse Bay Inn?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Traverse Bay Inn?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Traverse Bay Inn?
    Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Traverse Bay Inn?
    Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of USD 15.00 per pet, per day. Dog exercise areas are available.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Traverse Bay Inn?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Traverse Bay Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Don's Drive-In (5-min walk), Bob Evans (7-min walk), and Schelde's Grille & Spirits (2.3 mi).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Traverse Bay Inn?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Turtle Creek Casino (9-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at Traverse Bay Inn and nearby?
    Have fun with nearby winter activities like snow tubing, snowshoeing, and skiing, and in warmer months enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool, a picnic area, and a garden.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 273 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Would stay here again.
Older but clean and comfortable. Convenient location.
Mark, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel, rooms were clean and it was nice having the option of cooking if you wanted to. We would stay there again on future trips to the area.
Becky, us3 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
New virus rules not on website
I was a little upset when we checked in and found out on 2nd floor and you take a inside stairway to room. Thevhallway connected several rooms. The hotel was fine pool availability wasnt the same as on website so couldnt swim. Overall it was a little pricey for the room.
Tina, us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Average. No fun zone.
The place has a good location and was clean for our stay, but property manager likes to babysit guests. Corn hole and other games are prohibited to play by pool, no smoking by the pool, pool closes early at 6pm. There was no hot tub as advertised. Their billboard says FUN right on it, its a no fun zone though. Maybe its COVID...I dont know, but this place had some pretty odd & strict policies. We had a group of 6 so we were happy they accommodated us for 1 night. It was a safe place to sleep. Thats about it. Price was $360. 6.3/10
kurtis, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome family run Inn!
We have stayed at the Traverse Bay Inn many times over the years and we have never been disappointed! This family run Inn was on top of the cleanliness protocol for Covid-19; cleaning each day of our 2 day stay. They are pet friendly and always have a smile to share with everyone that walks through their doors!
JILL, us2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice place to stay.
This place was a nice place to stay. Not fancy but nice. Place for budget vacation where you can get groceries and cook there. I would recommend. Nice location.
thomas, us1 night trip
Good 6.0 best.
First, Traverse City isn’t what it was. Traffic, construction and limits on people in stores and restaurants make it a place to avoid. If you’ve never been there, visit TC once to get it out of your system and then avoid it. Second, this hotel was average or below. The manager was rude and abrupt, the room was damp, smelled like cleaner and it was expensive...definitely not worth the price. Overall, St. Ignace and the UP are much better options.
us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
It was nice having two bedrooms and a mini kitchen, I stayed here with my two kids, ages 10 and 12. The pool was very clean, they brought new towels daily but did not clean our room because of covid. The bathroom is small and the place is dated, but it's a motel and exactly what we expected. There is NO hot tub like in pictures. Comfortable beds and nice staff. Not luxury but a fun little getaway for me and the kids.
Jess, us4 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Cozy and Comfortable
Cute little older hotel. It was very comfortable. The little kitchen area was great and unexpected. It’s a cozy and quiet little place.
Cassandra, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Stay in Traverse City
Take down the picture of the hot tub! Booked expecting it, only to find when we arrived that it was removed 3 years ago! The inn and our unit was fine for the price, I just can’t imagine how that detail has been overlooked for so long.
Lance, us3 night trip

Traverse Bay Inn