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Bay Inn Petoskey

109 reviews
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“mom and pop”(4 reviews)
“front window”(3 reviews)
“office door”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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28 Jan.29 Jan.
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsmom and popfront windowoffice doorhonor systemnice reprievenon chainawesome viewmicrowave and refrigeratorpulled upa lovely staygreat view of lake michigancharming placeeasy accessstay there againclean roombeautiful areaenjoy the view
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This hotel sits just outside of town. which makes it very quiet, being so peaceful you do hear the car and truck tires humming by on the road below. The traffic slows way down in the evening and was not a problem for us. Property...More

Thank Doug71541
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This lovely hotel overlooks the water and is both clean and quiet. It’s retro-style with large, comfy beds and the room heats and cools quickly. Nothing extravagant - just pure and simple comfort at an affordable price.More

Thank rkaybee
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded 8 October 2017

Verne and I along with staff loved your comments. It makes our day when guests like you appreciate our efforts to provide clean and comfortable guests rooms at reasonable rates. Please return soon. Fall and Winters over-looking Lake Michigan are beautiful. Happy Trails, Shirley and...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

While traveling through Michigan we happened upon this mom and pop boutique hotel along Lake Michigan. The previous night we had paid almost $200 for a room that was just so-so. While the room in Petosky had no pool, fireplace, whirlpool or free breakfast, the...More

Thank Cj K
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you...Verne and I along with staff appreciate your comments. Please return soon...the stars over-looking Lake Michigan are brilliant in the fall. Not to mention the fall colors just twinkle when the sun shines. Happy Trails, Verne and Shirley Osterlund, owners

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Looking for an overnight stop location in Petoskey, we found this gem on TripAdvisor. We got there at noon, well before check in time, and just went to get checked in, figuring we would have to come back for our room. But, no, they had...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for recognizing our little "GEM", Bay Inn of Petoskey. We are a small, vintage-older Inn over-looking Lake Michigan...close to the Historic District of Petoskey, Bay Harbor, Bike Trail and Hospital. The Stars are beautiful a night over-looking Lake Michigan. Safe travels and come...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed at inn a little worried when we pulled up. But rooms were very clean. It was very close to down town. View was beautiful. I would stay here again. The person who checked us in was very nice and made recommendations us for dinner....More

Thank bryan c
Response from Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn PetoskeyResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you....Verne, Shirley, owners, and staff are very happy to have you as our guest. Please return soon. Our rates are very competitive for this historic area of Petoskey. The falls are beautiful and the stars are brilliant at night! We try every day to...More

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11 July 2016|
Response from Shirley O | Property representative |
Sorry no dogs/pets allowed on property. All guests rooms over-look Lake Michigan with patios for viewing sunsets. If you decide to travel without pets we would be happy to have you stay a our quaint Inn. Thanks for the... More
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"If you can do stairs, the view of the bay is better on the 2nd level."
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"Ask for second floor if available"
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"Probably the second floor, one in our party could not negotiate the steps, loved our first floor room."
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"We had a downstairs room, which was convenient, but we could hear the noise of people in the room above us."
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