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Grand Traverse Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We do not have high expectations for motels, but we would expect more for the price ($250 for one night) during the Cherry Festival. Positives -- The motel is conveniently located near downtown Traverse City. -- Has a fridge -- Private entrance Negatives -- No cable -- No shower head -- TV monitor was a computer monitor -- Uncomfortable beds...

Thank serena012000
gregsix, Owner at Grand Traverse Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to see you could only offer us 1 star. It can be difficult for some to understand the pricing in a tourist destination. With high priced real estate and a short season, even the no frills, mom and pop motels are priced higher than similar properties in cities that have a year around travelers in consistent volume. We are...

North Street, Michigan
Reviewed 6 June 2016

they charged to use their parking lot to park in after I paid valet to park my car. Small room for 201.00 a night and couldn't look out window it had moisture between pains of glass. Then during check out they charged another 15.00 for use of parking lot and all the stores inside the hotel closed at 5 pm...

1Thank Kenneth1958
gregsix, Owner at Grand Traverse Motel, responded to this review

The property being reviewed is not the Grand Traverse Motel. You can tell because they refer to the property by name... G.T. "Resort". When reading the review, they refer to charging for valet parking, which is a service we do not offer.

Reviewed 14 October 2015

Rolled up and saw a guy getting arrested. Got to the room and it was clean, but very dated. The bed was not comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. But for the money I spent for the room I could have got more from another place. They have a great location, they just need to start upgrading some of...

2Thank Robert N
Montague, Michigan
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This was a total rip off...$250.00 a night. It was not a very nice place to stay, others that were there for the night thought so also. I wish we would have kept looking instead of settling for this place.

4Thank Karen K
gregsix, Owner at Grand Traverse Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to see you could only offer 1 star. It can be difficult for some to understand the pricing in a tourist destination. With high priced real estate and a short season, even the no frills, mom and pop motels are priced higher than similar properties in cities that have a year around travelers in consistent volume. We are a...

Reviewed 7 July 2015

hotel room was nice only problem was that the bathroom was not totally clean had mildew in the shower but the view and the rest of the room was great. there was a party going on that weekend so the neighbors were really noisy but the hotel discounted the room for all the issues but I would go back its...

1Thank Jennifer L
gregsix, Owner at Grand Traverse Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope you will have a better experience next time. We have new management as of this summer, 2016. They are doing much better and I'm sure you will be able to give us a 5 start review next time. We are seeing them consistently online now. Thank you.

Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and i stayed there it was bug infested and disgusting! The husband and wife management team are complete nutballs, they decided at midnight they were going to beat on everyones doors and demand to be let in the rooms, the following morning they did it again. We let them in our room and they were basically walking around...

4Thank HotelGirl55
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

If I could give a 0 star I would!!!!! We called got a quote from them for 479.52 and gave them our credit card to hold the two rooms. 4 hours later they call us and tell us they are now charging us 900.00 for the rooms!!!! When we said we wanted to cancel they hung up on us and...

3Thank Forti1gl
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I have stayed here a few times over the years. I come back because its always clean & the price is right. Everything in Traverse City is so expensive and this place meets my needs as a traveler who whats something affordable. I am not one who looks for the amenities of a Marriott or big branded chain hotels. Comparing...

2Thank Chelle G
Grayling, Michigan
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Will not stay there again. We were desperate, tired and they had a room. Cost a little over $75.00 and no discounts because the price was already low?? I should have looked at the room first but hubby and I were so tired. When the desk clerk handed me a real key with a plastic tag my mind said oh...

1Thank Nancy B
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 25 October 2014

I knew from the moment I walked into the office that I shouldn't stay, but I was tired. The motel room would have been over-priced at 60 bucks rather than the 165 I was suckered into paying. Lucky us, we were given the owner's favorite room. Poor man! The door didn't close without major jiggling. The room had that lived...

1Thank Eugenia B

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family operated motel with 18 units. We provide in-room coffee, refrigerators, microwaves & air conditioning. Dogs are welcome in certain rooms on a per case basis, however no cats. The Motel is located just six blocks from downtown shopping and dining and only one block from the beach. The Grand Traverse Motel is nonsmoking facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Traverse Motel

Address: 1010 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2708
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $80 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Traverse Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Grand Traverse Hotel Traverse City
Grand Traverse City Hotel
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“If you do stay here ask to see the room first.”
ChristopherC189, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We liked our downstairs room for quick access to the auto during loading etc.”
DDDD-OK, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you have trouble with stairs request a ground floor room when booking.”
637dougm, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Not sure there are any good rooms!”
Dsm455, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
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