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Clare
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19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Getting a room in this area at this time of year can be challenging, but advice from friends sent us in this direction in spite of some of the reviews we had read. Short stay, got in late and left early but in no way were we disappointed. Large room, comfortable, clean, micro/fridge, Breakfast offering better than most continental, plus!... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Bay Inn because we were in Tawas for a formal event. I was pleasantly surprised at the property and condition of rooms based on mixed reviews I had read. Overall, for a one night stay, it meet our expectations. Large, clean room. Bed was comfortable. Clean towels. Working TV and remote. There was a mini microwave and... More 

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Thank Christine B
Allen Park, Michigan
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

I had a most enjoyable weeklong stay this December at the beautiful Tawas, MI, Bay Inn! The hotel was delightfully clean and very well managed. The accommodations and amenities were comfortable and more than adequate. I enjoyed a wide variety of breakfast items, fruits, coffee and juice to choose from - with each morning rise. I found both, the hot... More 

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Moran, Wyoming
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102 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast is fairly bland, but about what you might expect for a continental breakfast. Room was quiet but the AC had a hard time cooling the room, leaving it hotter than we would like. Bed was comfortable, pillows leaved something to be desired. Room was clean and well set up. Towels were pretty... More 

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Zanesville, Ohio
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

We stayed here overnight because it had a pool. The pool and hot tub were both dirty. The hot tub had a film over the entire seats and walls that was a shade of red. Looked to be a mold. Pool was also cloudy and dark. Wall shower area needed a serious rust and calcium deposit removal. Rooms were adequate.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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85 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

My room was very spacious and comfortable - the A/C unit and fan in the bathroom were both a bit loud, but that is my only complaint about the room. The hallways and staircases weren't vacuumed once while I was there (7 days) so that wasn't so nice, but everything else was wonderful. The beds were nice and the linens... More 

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Thank Kimsy151
Brownstown Township, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

i made a reservation, months in advance. was for three people and asked for a cot. they assured me there would be one. Imagine my surprise when we entered the room and no cot. I was then informed they don't have ANY cots...and that the person who took my reservation never said they had any, which would make me a... More 

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Hazel Park, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We booked a one night stay and arrived at the hotel at 12:00 noon and was rudely greeted and told they don't start check in's until 4:00 . So for a little over three hours we explored Tawas. As we have already vacationed in Tawas before we really were basically killing time until check in . When we returned to... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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205 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights in mid August. Would rate as above average and loved the fact that the place was clean. It was hot while we stayed and the air conditioning was a bit weak at times and would sometimes shut off. The wifi had too much interference from other area hotels to work properly. Other than that, everything... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed here for four nights with two adults, two little kids and a dog. We chose this hotel because it was the only place we could find in Tawas that allowed dogs, and because it had an indoor pool. Their dog policy: small daily fee, no "dangerous" breeds. Fair enough. The hotel is south of the main area of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
42 rooms within walking distance of beautiful sandy beaches of Lake Huron. Minutes away from the legendary AuSable River and many other popular local amenities. 60 miles from Saginaw Tri-City airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Inn Tawas

Address: 1020 W. Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763 (Formerly Days Inn Tawas City)
Region: United States > Michigan > Tawas City
Price Range: RM375 - RM755 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bay Inn Tawas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Bay Inn Tawas Hotel Tawas City
Days Inn Tawas City
Tawas City Days Inn
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“Our room was very sunny, you really couldn't see the water but it was very quiet on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jackmar1414, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were clean”
 of 5 bubbles bldjfan8, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side have a nicer view.”
 of 5 bubbles AmyJ34, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“When calling to reserve a room, request The Bay Inn rather than the Crow's Nest, since they book both the hotel and motel.”
 of 5 bubbles D1415DIkarenc, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“They have 1 suite that has 2 rooms and a jacuzzi. I have not stayed in this room but family members have and it's very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles TerriK314, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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