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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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River Rouge
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff is very attentive to your needs and desires to make your stay a memorable one. Meals in the dining room were delicious. Maid service was excellent! Rooms were airy and spacious and the fireplace in the sitting room was very enjoyable!

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Livonia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The quality of service, the historical hotel and the friendliness of staff are outstanding. Corey the Inn Keeper consistently greeted us whenever we came and went during our stay. The library and sunroom were great gathering spaces with 24/7 coffee, tea and hot chocolate availability.

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Freeland
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to feel like you went back in time this Inn is great. No TV or Phone in the rooms. There is a TV that you can watch in the library on the second floor. There is a computer there for guest use and Wi-Fi also, so you are not completely cut off from the world. Creaking, un-level...

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Hastings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming 1890 Victorian Hotel. The history alone was enough to draw us in. The food was exceptional. The rooms were very quiet and comfortable. I can't wait until our next visit. I loved this location and the area!

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Clarkston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is clean, beautifully decorated and so very charming. Dining room serves excellent meals and all the staff is friendly, outstanding and accommodating. We go back every year, sometimes summer and winter!!

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royal oak, michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our bucket list of places to stay. It was a beautiful and charming place. Very relaxing - no phones or tv to distract us. We lounged in the sun room. We were stuffed from the buffet dinner - so we took our cookie to go. I am so glad we did - it was AMAZING. The staff was wonderful...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bayview, located on Little Traverse Bay between Petoskey and Harbor Springs is an ideal location as a base for exploration, biking, and winter sports in the area. The staff, accommodations and food at Staffords Bayview in make for a really nice and comfortable respite. Oh... did we mention the homemade cookies as treats, as well as the sticky buns for...

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Mason
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The entire staff at Stafford's Bay View Inn treated us better than family and their service and attention to detail was amazing. Our comfort was their "laser" focus and we felt pampered and important to them. This is why my wife and I will travel over 500 miles north, deeper into winter weather to have this experience at Stafford's Bay...

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Bloomfield Hills
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lovely historic hotel. If there wasn't so much to do in the area, you could spend your whole stay lounging there and still have a pleasant trip. Very attentive staff. The dining room's complimentary sticky buns were an unexpected surprise.

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Onsted
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We always wanted to stay at this hotel and so we went on Valentine's weekend. Service was great, breakfast was very good. This is a great place to get away and unwind. There are TVs and telephones in the hotel but not in the rooms. Internet is provided. Ask for room number one or room number 39 they both overlooked...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stafford's Bay View Inn offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. Some of Northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stafford's Bay View Inn

Address: 2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770-5069
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: $165 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stafford's Bay View Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Rooms are much cheaper during the winter months. Rooms with a view of the lake and a view of the front; really made no difference”
  • Winter sleigh ride through historic Bay View village
  • Room #42, queen bed, sofa, chair plus two dressers.
 of 5 bubbles spatts, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Another good point - there are no TVs in the rooms. There are large screen TVs in the library and the common room off the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles TRA2sticks, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
 of 5 bubbles Trip-Review01, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
 of 5 bubbles Iamvictorious, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No television in the rooms. Bring water shoes if you plan to swim here--smooth rocky bottom. Bikes are available at the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles BradandGina, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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