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Lowell, Michigan
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102 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few times. Rooms are nice and comfortable. They have bar and restaurant on site but the food is just average. This month on Wednesdays they have a jazz band, which was fun. Good for family vacations, they have family rooms that have bunked bed with King bed. Can be pricey during season but worth it.

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Thank cherbear6000
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello cherbear6000, We try to make sure our guests have everything they need when they come to Traverse City- beautiful views, great food, excellent service, and vast knowledge off all the great food and entertainment options in our city! Thank you for choosing our resort and we are always happy to make your stay the best that it can be!... More 

Holland, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The best! Security group really takes care of the patrons with help. The front desk and restaurant people are the greatest! Great fun and great sense of humor. Stay here!! Central location and shuttles run often!

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello golfgeeks2016, We appreciate your great review and choosing to stay at our resort during your visit to Traverse City! We are convinced we have the best staff in town so thank you for sharing your great experience here on TripAdvisor. Come see us again! Hunter More 

1 review
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We booked at this hotel last minute. However, they accommodate us and checked us in prior to regular check in hours. Even more, Kerry, the girl at the front desk helped us get a room with water view and gave us a bottle of wine for our marriage. She was very helpful and friendly . We will definitely go back... More 

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Thank Michael C
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Michael C, Congratulations, and thank you for the 5 star review! It's always a bonus to see the names of our staff members who went the extra mile to make your stay even better. We love being a part of the special memories. Come visit us for your anniversary! Sincerely, Hunter More 

Cadillac, Michigan
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123 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Our family stayed at the Holiday Inn West Bay Beach the first of May while on business. We brought our three children and the family dog. The property is older, but in the midst of a remodel. The bathrooms are small, but adequate. This pet friendly property has everything from a Starbucks, a bistro, a restaurant, a nightclub, a nice... More 

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Travelqueen1968, It's so great to hear that you'll be returning to us frequently from now on! Our guests are our top priority and we work night and day to make sure each guest has an enjoyable visit. We are happy you brought your family along, including your dog, to take part in your business trip. We look forward... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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142 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This is not your typical Holiday Inn experience at all. The hotel sits right on the shore line of Lake Michigan - if you want a full lake view, ask which rooms will give you this. We had a partial view and it was still delightful, The rooms are spacious and well maintained, not luxurious but nicely done and well... More 

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Maureen P, Wow, what a great review! We appreciate how thorough you were and for sharing your great experience with us and everyone else on TripAdvisor. This is very encouraging information for us to know that we are prepared for the busy summer months ahead. We hope you'll be able to come visit us in peak season and partake... More 

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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Chef Nick did a PHENOMENAL job with my West Bay club! The chicken was perfectly tender, and the bacon was incredibly crisp and juicy! 10/10 would order this sandwich again! I couldn't ask for better service and food at West Bay Beach! Thank you!:-)))))))

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good evening Taylor H, Thank you for taking to Tripadvisor to compliment our great food and the hands who prepare it! We will be opening up our Patio soon so please continue to share your great experience with family and friends and come see us again soon! Hunter More 

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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We booked the resort online for our destination wedding without even seeing it in person. Our wedding co-ordinator Jennifer Bovee is awesome from the first day of taking care of our needs. Destination wedding is very scary unless you have all the right people at the right place which starts with your co-ordinator. You cannot be there in person always... More 

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello rish m, We are so happy to have you and your fiance getting married here at our resort this summer! Thank you for your great review and publicly recognizing Jennifer and Shana. We were happy to add our personal touches and can't wait to host you and your closest family and friends at your wedding this summer! See you... More 

Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights April 29-30, 2016. Stayed here before so suggested it to others for same weekend. First night was horrible, room was on third floor partially overlooking outside patio. What a nice view, until the middle of the night. Nightclub noise filter all the way up to room, and then after it closed at 2AM people were outside in... More 

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello raybecky, I'm sorry to hear about the disturbances you experienced and want you to know that we are committed to a wonderful and relaxing guest experience. We hope you give us another try and allow us to make your next visit much better! Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again! Sincerely, Hunter More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I want to give a shout out to Dave from maintenance and front desk staff Stephanie. Friendly welcome and when my TV would not work, Dave worked hard to correct it and when that didn't work offered a new room. Stephanie had me in a new room in 60 seconds. Bravo Dave and Stephanie! You both exemplify customer service at... More 

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Technomilitia, We love getting great feedback about our awesome team and the wonderful service they provide our guests! We will pass on the kind words and recognition to them. We would love to have you back here at West Bay Beach Resort next time you're in town! Hunter More 

Chesterfield, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Our stay at west bay has been fantastic. Dan C the shuttle driver is awesome!!! Strongly recommend! Our room is very clean and comfortable. The girls at the front desk- Lindsay and April are extremely friend and helpful. My sister and I are enjoying our stay.

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Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello adrianbalyeat, We love when our guests brag on our amazing team! This review means a lot to us and we are glad to know you and your sister enjoyed your weekend visit. Have a great trip home and come back and see us soon! Hunter More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rising from the waters edge, West Bay Beach, Holiday Inn Resort is the only full-service, four season resort on the white sandy shores of West Grand Traverse Bay. You can do it all while visiting the Holiday Inn Resort West Bay hotel. Conveniently located within walking distance to downtown, Traverse City offers unique boutique shops and an eclectic area of restaurants, art galleries, and theaters. Looking for things to do while you re in the area? Traverse City offers an abundant amount of satisfying activities such as hiking, biking, golf, water sports, para-sailing, boating w/ boat rentals, charter fishing, kayaking, wine tours, and dune climbing to name a few. Nearby area attractions include Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park, Leland's Fishtown, Hagerty Conference Center, Turtle Creek Casino, Interlochen Arts Academy, Dennos Museum, Music House Museum, and Grand Traverse Mall just to name a few. Whether for work or for pleasure, West Bay Beach has it all! ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort

Address: 615 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686-2617 (Formerly Holiday Inn Traverse City)
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: ₹ 6,703 - ₹ 29,615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 179
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Traverse City Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#4 Business Hotel in Traverse City
#11 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
#11 Family Hotel in Traverse City
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“Higher rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles ronwF7924QV, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Because of design, all rooms have excellent views. However, get a room away from the night club if you want undisturbed sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles pekopper, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“West side is where people with dogs can stay....so ask for east room if barking bothers you.”
 of 5 bubbles JayR101, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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