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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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Auburn
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice well-kept old building, each room is unique. Very attentive staff. Was there on a slow weekend and the place was gloriously quiet. Many inside/outside seating areas/lounges. Excellent breakfast included with room. It may be "bay view", but I don't think there's actual beach access (weather didn't lend itself to even trying) but there's a nearby state park with huge...

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sault ste. marie , ontario, canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the inn over Easter with our children and grandchildren. We had a wonderful time. The staff were great and the food was outstanding. We come as often as we can. We have been staying at the Bayview Inn since our children were small and now they bring their children.

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Jackson
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bay View Inn is charming and unique. A quiet refuge where one can rock on the front porch and listen to the waves lapping the shore of the Little Traverse Bay, or curl up on a leather couch with a good book in front of the fireplace in your suite or in the library and listen to the rain....

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Cadillac, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding Staff were exceptional, friendly and helpful. The facility was spotless and had the old world charm We will be back for sure. Stayed in their Crooked River Lodge. Same type staff with a wilderness approach.

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Otsego, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice Inn, relaxing atmosphere and will definitely enjoy another visit. No TV in the rooms so it is actually a peaceful evening reading and talking. The restaurant serves excellent food and great service, would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing evening.

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Saginaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stay with the friendliest staff and very well trained. Lovely historical furnishings and very clean, so comfortable any room you visited. The breakfast choices were delicious and served hot, perfect!

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Grand Rapids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was awesome, as well as the location and overall cleanliness of the place. The staff was knowledgeable about area restaurants and accommodating to food preferences. The only thing I didn't like was the mattress, and that might just be because I am super picky about mattresses.

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Saginaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was absolutely wonderful. Breakfast entrees were fabulous. Cookies in the room were Amazing. View of the water. Decor was beautiful. Can't wait to go back this summer!!! Best place in Petoskey!!!

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River Rouge
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The staff is very attentive to your needs and desires to make your stay a memorable one. Meals in the dining room were delicious. Maid service was excellent! Rooms were airy and spacious and the fireplace in the sitting room was very enjoyable!

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Livonia
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The quality of service, the historical hotel and the friendliness of staff are outstanding. Corey the Inn Keeper consistently greeted us whenever we came and went during our stay. The library and sunroom were great gathering spaces with 24/7 coffee, tea and hot chocolate availability.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stafford's Bay View Inn offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. Some of Northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stafford's Bay View Inn

Address: 2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770-5069
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: ₹ 7,649 - ₹ 20,161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stafford's Bay View Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Rooms are much cheaper during the winter months. Rooms with a view of the lake and a view of the front; really made no difference”
  • Winter sleigh ride through historic Bay View village
  • Room #42, queen bed, sofa, chair plus two dressers.
spatts, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Another good point - there are no TVs in the rooms. There are large screen TVs in the library and the common room off the lobby.”
TRA2sticks, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
Trip-Review01, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
Iamvictorious, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No television in the rooms. Bring water shoes if you plan to swim here--smooth rocky bottom. Bikes are available at the hotel.”
BradandGina, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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