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The Gingerbread House

  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 7 Sep 2016
    “Sweet Anniversary visit”
  • 24 Aug 2016
    “A delightful B&B”
1130 Bluff, Bay View, MI 49770-5004 See on map
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Booked this B&B 6 nights beforehand. Stayed in the Honeymoon/Anniversary Suite with the balcony. Beautiful view! Lovely grass area along the lake. Would make a wonderful very small wedding venue. Mary, owner & hostess was absolutely delightful. It was like I was staying with my...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Pat K
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A friend and I stayed at the Gingerbread House B&B in August. The house, which was originally built as a rooming house in the late 1800's, was delightful and comfortable. The Innkeeper/owner, Mary, was knowledgeable about the area, warm and witty. We stayed in the...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Innkeeper and owner, Mary, was very sweet and a perfect hostess. The Gingerbread house is in the quaint and timeless community of Bay View. A great deal of history wrapped up in a perfect getaway with a lovely breakfast and accommodations. Thank you for the...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank CamClan
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Mary, the innkeeper, is the most wonderful person - a joy to talk to! She was so welcoming from the moment we arrived. She had wine and cheese and crackers and was ready to tell us about the house and the Petoskey area. We stayed...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank kapeka
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Mary Gruber herself is enough to make you want to stay here. I've never met a more helpful, sweet, friendly, flexible, kind, interesting, and classy inn keeper anywhere. She is a gem. Oh, by the way, the house and the breakfasts are great, too. But...More

Date of stay: September 2015
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US$50 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Bay View
Number of rooms
Price range
US$50 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Bay View
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"Anniversary/Honeymoon suite if you don't mind the stairs"
7 Sep 2016
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"Choose the one with the veranda -- if you can climb stairs."
24 Sep 2015
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"at the back will be quieter but not quiet. We were on the ground floor - lots of lovely light!"
19 Jul 2014
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"If you can't reserve the room with the spacious balcony, don't worry the other rooms are lovely,..."
4 Aug 2012
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