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Oxford, Ohio
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had a fantastic view of the water or should I say it was on the water plus a great breakfast and all for a good price. It was great to get up in the morning & have our breakfast on the balcony. Or sit on the beach with your toes in the sand!

Thank Kate W
Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Reservation made well in advance via block of rooms for wedding guests. Reservation for 3 nights. Able to check in a bit early which made our day run a bit smoother. Top floor room with 2 queen beds, although no view. Didn't spend the extra $ for a view since we wouldn't be in the room except to sleep. No...

Thank SweetPea2bk
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This hotel is close to downtown Traverse City (Walking distance). It is also a short cab ride (Cherry Capital Cab) for those late nights on Union St! I highly recommend getting a lake view, add the in-room Jacuzzi if it is a fall/winter stay! The free breakfast is not bad for free. Head over to the Omelette Shop for the...

Thank Valyn70
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Reserved a room based upon the reviews. It was a VERY nice hotel. Room was spaceous, immaculate, bed was very comfortable and breakfast was included and was better than most of the free breakfasts at competitors. Staff was very nice. Location is very good for walking to dtwn. We were just driving through and only stayed 1 night, but would...

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Novi, Michigan
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Hi it's Jacob again and this is my 29th review with TripAdvisor. Me and my family only stayed there one night. We should have stayed longer but it was still pretty nice. We did not hit the pool. Are hotel room was nice, it had 2 beds,1 TV and 1 Bathroom. We had some Breakfast in the morning. There breakfast...

Thank travelingjake78
Brownstown Township, Michigan
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, great view of the bay with private balcony. Located in center of shopping and attractions. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Staff is friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this hotel.

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Bayshore has been a family favorite for many years. The pool and hot tub are favorites for our kids, but listening to the waves lap on the sandy beach at night is what brings the rest of us back every year. We so enjoy the convenience of the boat and wave runner rentals being right at the beach in...

Thank Matt G
Warren, Michigan
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked a 2 night stay through Expedia for a King Spa room. The room was spacious with a jetted tub in the room. The shower was very small. We had a partial view of the bay. The breakfast included was good. It is a located near the downtown area.

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice hotel over all . Close to everything. Good off season rates. Room was pretty clean except the carpet had some crumbs between the beds. Decor is dated and beds weren't all that comfortable. The man at the front desk was very friendly and professional.

Thank PLEM12
Rockwood, Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very nice oversized rooms with great views right on the beach. Large bathrooms with additional sink area outside the bathroom. Very handy to downtown Traverse City, and the Old Mission Peninsula wineries. Nice free hot breakfast.

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BayshoreResort, Manager at Bayshore Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay. We are glad that you noticed the size and amenities of our rooms and enjoyed our free breakfast. We hope to see you again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are ready for a romantic relaxing getaway or simply enthusiastically wanting to indulge your sense of adventure, you can do it here at Bayshore Resort! Our Victorian style hotel is nestled on the beach of West Grand Traverse Bay and offers the best of all you love about Traverse City - a great waterfront location and a short stroll away from downtown with its diverse dining, shopping, and nightlife. Bayshore Resort has the perfect room to fit the specific needs of every guest from amazing views to Spa Rooms, Suites, and more! Our complimentary Wi-Fi makes it convenient to mix business with pleasure. Join us every morning for a fresh, complimentary breakfast before spending the day on our private beach, taking a swim in the large indoor pool, or venturing out to explore the charming shops and restaurants that the area has to offer. Taking a day trip couldn’t be easier as it is only a short drive to the area’s elegant wineries, exciting casinos and exceptional Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bayshore Resort

Address: 833 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2703
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: RM397 - RM1,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bayshore Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Bayshore Hotel Traverse City
Bayshore Resort Traverse City
Bayshore Traverse City
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#14 Family Hotel in Traverse City
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“Bay view is the way to go.”
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“Ask for balcony facing the bay...rather than a view of the bay...”
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“Ask for a waterfront room. Your soul will love it if you do.”
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