Looking for an affordable hotel for a family vacation? The perfect setting for a romantic getaway? A room with a view? Here’s your guide to Traverse City hotels.


Complimentary WiFi, breakfast and indoor pool—just the beginning of a long list of amenities in this conveniently located hotel which prides itself on excellent guest services.
1614 N US Highway 31 North, 231.938.0288

the anchor inn by the bay

Kitchens in the cottages, complimentary WiFi and a private beach are some of the reasons to enjoy this vintage-inspired, cozy inn.
12068 S West-Bay Shore Dr., 231.946.7442

antiquities’ wellington inn

This 1905 neo-classical mansion offers sumptuous old-world grandeur within walking distance to downtown Traverse City and the beaches of Grand Traverse Bay. Full breakfast, WiFi, private baths.
230 Wellington St., 231.922.9900

baymont inn & suites

Boasting signature hometown hospitality, there are also complimentary hot breakfasts, WiFi, an indoor pool and fitness center, and pets are welcome.
2326 N. US 31 South, 231.933.4454

bayshore resort

The perfect home base for enjoying all your recreational activities and downtown shopping. All of the top amenities are included, along with a fitness room, guest laundry and complimentary shuttle to the airport.
833 E. Front St., 231.935.4400

beach condo hotel-resort

30 one-bedroom units, each with views of East Grand Traverse Bay. All units are on the water, offering personal sundecks, a sandy beach and nearby boat launch.
1995 N US Highway 31 N., 231.938.2228

beach haus resort

Decorated in a Bavarian style, there are hotel rooms, suites and a penthouse. Enjoy private patios or balconies, in-room refrigerator and wet bar, and BBQ grills on the sandy beach.
1489 N US Highway North, 231.947.3560

best western four seasons

Enjoy a hot breakfast, appliances in rooms and completely renovated rooms and bathrooms.
305 Munson Ave. (US 31), 231.946.8424

brio beach inn

Enjoy the completely renovated “Cottage Inn,” offering breathtaking views of the bay with beachfront access almost literally at your doorstep.
1465 U. S. 31 North, 231.946.6930

cambria suites traverse city

Upscale accommodations and amenities in Traverse City—great for corporate or leisure travel. Fitness center and full-service restaurant.
255 Munson Ave. (US-31), 231.778.9000

chateau Chantal Winery and B&B

Cozy rooms to spacious suites, featuring views of vineyards and fresh water, terrace or balcony, wet bar, whirlpool tub, high ceilings, and elegant furnishings.
15900 Rue de Vin, 800.969.4009

cherry tree inn & suites

Amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast with locally roasted and freshly ground coffee, smoke-free environment, indoor and outdoor heated pools and sauna.
2345 N. US Highway 31 N, 877.778.8999

comfort inn

This modern two-story budget hotel is a 5-minute walk from the shore of Grand Traverse Bay and 2.3 miles from Traverse City. Smoke-free, free transportation, hot breakfast, fitness center and more.
460 Munson Ave. (US 31), 231.778.8000

country inn & suites

Offering standard rooms as well as deluxe suites with fireplaces and jacuzzis and a family suite that sleeps six. Close to Traverse City restaurants and shopping. Restaurant and cafe.
420 Munson Ave., 231.941.0208

courtyard by Marriott

Enjoy an indoor pool and hot tub, 24-hour fitness center, market, outdoor courtyard with fireplace, laundry, cocktail lounge and bistro serving breakfast, dinner and Starbucks coffee.
3615 South Airport Rd., 231.929.1800

days inn & Suites

Standard rooms plus deluxe whirlpool and fireplace suites, right across from Grand Traverse Bay and close to Traverse City restaurants and shopping.
1870 US 31 North, 231.938.1887

econo lodge

Complimentary continental breakfast, indoor heated pool and whirlpool, and close proximity to Interlochen Center for the Arts and Traverse City shopping and restaurants.
1065 M-37 South, 231.943.3040

fairfield inn Marriott

Standard rooms and suites are offered, all the amenities including indoor pool and spa, and is near Traverse City restaurants, shopping, medical center and local wineries.
3701 North Country Dr., 800.228.2800

grand beach resort hotel

Standard rooms plus family suites, king rooms with whirlpool and two-bedroom apartments. Each room features refrigerator and private balcony. Heated indoor spa and pool.
1683 US 31 North, 231.938.4455

grand traverse resort & spa

A full-service, year-round, golf, spa, vacation and conference destination offering nearly 600 rooms, suites and condos. Indoor water playground, shopping gallery, diverse restaurants and lounges.
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd., 231.534.6000

great wolf lodge

Log lodge with an array of suites, indoor water park, full-service spa, bunk-bed rooms for kids, tents to pitch, two-bedroom luxury suites, whirlpool and fireplace suites and loft and fireplace suites.
3575 US 31 South,231.941.3600

grey hare inn

An elegant country vineyard estate located in the heart of Northern Michigan Wine Country on Old Mission Peninsula. Panoramic vineyard, orchard, and scenic bay views. Wine-related cuisine is a gourmet prelude to nearby wine tasting.
1994 Carroll Rd., Traverse City, 800.873.0652

hampton inn

Featuring 124 rooms, free airport shuttle, indoor pool and whirlpool, on and off-site fitness center, business center, and located right across the street from beautiful Grand Traverse Bay.
1000 US 31 North, 231.946.8900

holiday inn express

Offers standard guest rooms, 16 suites and executive suites. Located near Traverse City restaurants and shopping, indoor pools and fitness center. Kids eat free.
3536 Mt. Hope Rd., 877.654.0232

hotel indigo

107 inviting guestrooms and suites. The Warehouse Kitchen + Cork offers sophisticated casual dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. H&L Social is a rooftop bar with stunning views of West Grand Traverse Bay.
263 W Grandview Parkway, 231.932.0500

howard johnson

Begin your Lake Michigan vacation with a complimentary breakfast in our newly renovated hotel lobby. Near Traverse City shopping and restaurants and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
417 Munson Ave., 231.995.0600

the inn at chateau grand traverse

With beautiful views of wineries and Grand Traverse Bay, the rooms in this inn offer private balconies, appliances and a complimentary bottle of wine for each night.
12301 Center Rd., 231.223.9484

mitchell creek inn

Offering standard rooms and larger kitchenette rooms or a two-bedroom cottage. Mitchell Creek flows through the back of the property and a new paved bike path connects to the TART Trail.
894 Munson Ave., 231.947.9330

motel six

Located near Traverse City restaurants and shopping, Cherry Capital Airport, Northwestern Michigan College and premiere Michigan wineries. Indoor hot tub, kids sleep free.
1582 US 31 North, 231.938.3002

north shore inn

Right on the beach, this hotel features one- and two-bedroom units with larger units accommodating five people. Most have two separate bedrooms and a sofa-bed in the living room. All condo units face the water.
2305 N. US 31, 231.935.2365

old mission inn

Northern Michigan’s oldest continually operating historic hotel. Walking distance to the beach with boat launch, nearby bike trails or cross country ski trails. Smoke free facility.
18599 Mission Rd., 231.223.7770

park place hotel

Historic hotel offers 140 guest rooms and suites, a restaurant on site and the Beacon Lounge at the Top of the Park for beverages, entertainment and a view of the city and Grand Traverse Bay.
300 East State St., 231.946.5000

parkshore resort

Located right on the water, beachfront rooms, court-side rooms with balconies, efficiency suites, living room and kitchenettes, and beachfront whirlpool suites that have two bedrooms, fireplaces and balconies.
1401 US 31 North, 231.947.3800

pinestead reef resort

With direct water frontage and 700′ of sugar-sand beach, this no-smoking facility also offers full-sized kitchens in every unit, indoor pools and sauna, exercise and game rooms.
1265 US 31 North, 231.947.4010

pointes north beachfront resort hotel

A resort condo hotel on 300′ of beach on Grand Traverse Bay. Every updated room is on the beach with views of the water. Jacuzzi whirlpools, mini-kitchens, private terraces.
2211 US 31 North, 800.968.3422

quality inn by the bay

Right across from Grand Traverse Bay, there are also hot tub suites and two-room suites. The TART Trail runs behind the property and offers 10 miles of paved path for recreation.
1492 US 31 North, 231.929.4423

ranch Rudolph resort

A 195-acre, four-season resort on the beautiful Boardman River, surrounded by the Pere Marquette State Forest. Family-friendly environment.
6841 Brown Bridge Rd., 231.947.9529

restwood motel

This motel has 15 rooms on a shaded lot. Four stand-alone rooms/cabins are also available. Near Traverse City restaurants and motels, Cherry Capital Airport, Grand Traverse Bay and Michigan wineries.
1566 US 31 North, 231.938.1130

shoestring resort

This resort is located within walking distance from the Boardman River and Arbutus Lake where boats can be rented for fishing. Nineteen one- to three-bedroom cottages and two bedroom mobiles.
2960 Arbutus Hill Rd., 231.946.9227

sierra motel

With only a short walk to public beaches, small appliances and WiFi in every room, you are provided with a peaceful and comfortable place to stay on your trip away from home.
230 Munson Ave., 231.981.7435

sleep inn and suites 

Not only are you treated to complimentary breakfast, heated pool and spa, exercise room, and other amenities, but you also enjoy refreshing views of Grand Traverse Bay and woods and forests.
5520 US 31 North,  231.938.7000

sugar beach resort

An array of guest rooms are available, along with the usual amenities, including complete laundry facilities and some private balconies. Best of all, you’ll enjoy 600′ of beach on East Grand Traverse Bay.
1773 US 31 North, 231.938-0100

tamarack lodge

Units have water views, private balconies, fully-equipped kitchens. Beachside activities such as bonfire pits, boat and jet ski rentals and a swimming dock are part of the waterfront lodge experience.
2035 US 31 North, 231.938.9744

travelodge of traverse city

A pet-friendly, non-smoking hotel, the Travelodge offers standard rooms, heated pool, and jacuzzi rooms with views of the woods and tennis courts.
704 Munson Ave., 231.922.9111

traverse bay inn

Spacious one- and two-bedroom family and executive suites (all non-smoking) with fully equipped kitchens and jacuzzis or fireplace, give you the space you need for a pleasant stay near Traverse City.
2300 US 31 North, 231.938.2646

west bay beach

A full-service resort located waterfront in downtown Traverse City, featuring 179 newly renovated guest rooms, coffee makers, hair dryers, iron and ironing board, WiFi, cable television.
615 E. Front St., 800.888.8020

Traverse City Vacation Ideas

Photo(s) by Taylor Brown