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Pinestead Reef Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place. Staff could not be better. Any problems. They jump to make it right. Such a unique place to stay. First floor steps out onto short steps to beach. Ducks visit Short trip to town and both peninsulas. Natural beauty everywhere

Thank bnjo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room should get a 5 star, and if I could break this apart to do it, I would. The suite/apartment had everything we needed, and the view overlooking the water was spectacular. The separate bedroom was nice & dark for sleeping and had plenty of space to stretch out, as well as a big tv. I'm not sure on...

Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Beautiful view from every room. The pool and hot tub area are very nice. The hallways and pool shower were very bad. The location is very good. Price was fair. The room we stayed in was updated and very very clean. And I have stayed in some expensive places that should be this clean and were not. I would stay...

Thank piggulf
Glenview, Illinois
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Nice place, but our neighbor sang & played guitar nightly till after midnight. We almost called the desk to complain. It was loudest in the bathroom. You would think the bathroom would of been insulated so you couldn't hear the neighbors showering, etc. My husband talked to them after the 1st night while they were smoking on the balcony. They...

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1Thank boppegard
Plymouth, MN
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The staff at check in and out were friendly, giving ideas about the area since this was our first visit. Location on Traverse Bay was neat and beach frontage would be real asset if it wasn't late October! Stiff wind off the lake most of our week. Had one bedroom on second level, small deck overlooking beach. Reasonable furnishings, bed...

Thank Tom C
Muskegon, Michigan
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I found an off season internet special on this beachfront studio at a price I could not refuse. The studio was about 4x the size for a motel room with full kitchen, 2 queen beds and a queen sofa sleeper. There was a huge flat screen tv between 2 sliders that lead out to your huge private balcony overlooking Grand...

Thank kainay
Demotte, Indiana
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We have been coming here for 9 years. The people are so nice and especially Kim. She is very helpful. They are always doing things to improve the place too. I love to look out the window and look at the water. It is great for families. The water in the pool is warm too.

Thank iep806
Algoma Mills ON
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have been coming to Traverse City for over 25 years now and have stayed at several different properties but for at least the last 15 years there has been nowhere else to stay but the Pinestead. Its location on the beach is great and because the property is spread out and set back from the beach it is less...

Thank northshoretraveller3
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Right on the beautiful beach, great view of the bay, nice sunsets. Rooms are large and roomy. Full size bedroom with 2 queens. Living room, dinette and 3/4 size kitchen with full size fridge and oven/stove which is nice when you just don't feel like going out. Pool is decent, although we spent all our time on the beach and...

Thank Delbert M
Southfield, Michigan
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Been coming here since the 80s as a kid. Now I take my son here. Great beach, great pool. The game room is dated though, old games that kinda work. My door in unit 335 stuck badly too. Great place over all.

Thank Dave G

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Pinestead Reef Resort

Address: 1265 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3632
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $130 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pinestead Reef Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Pinestead Reef Hotel Traverse City
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Traverse City
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
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Bloomfield Township, Michigan

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“All rooms have beach frontage. You have to go outdoors to get to the indoor pool so dress accordingly.”
kainay, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are travelling with children request ground floor.”
northshoretraveller3, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get one on ground level for direct access to the beach”
nebachenezer, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi, lakefront, kitchen”
664betsym, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We got a 2 bedroom on the beach, it was fantastic, with a kitchen.It had a gameroom and pool on site, and a great beach.”
billyminier, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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