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Stafford's Bay View Inn

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Bloomfield Hills
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stafford's Bay View Inn has quality in everything; the history of the inn, the dining is fabulous at every meal, the staff is the best, every season is a treat, Cory, the Innkeeper is most efficient and his staff reflects his caring quality; the seasonal decorations are gorgeous especially at Christmas time; we are so glad that Stafford Smith began...

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Zion, Illinois
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We decided we wanted to NOT cook and just relax and not get caught up in the craziness of Thanksgiving. We decided kind of last minute to drive 6.5 hours up north and spend Thanksgiving away and have someone else do all the work. This place was excellent! The food, customer service, local shopping, and the inn was superb! We...

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Beautifully decorated to every detail! We were in a Cherry Blossom Suite, which allowed us to spread out a little and relax more easily. The staff was so friendly and warm. Our breakfasts were superb and the service was outstanding. The entire hotel was perfectly maintained for its age and very, very clean.

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Carleton
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We returned to Stafford's Bayview for the first time in a year or so and found it still beautiful and still absolutely one of our favorite places to stay. If you want beauty, cleanliness and great service this is your place.

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Michigan
Reviewed 25 November 2016

In general, this is a wonderful getaway to another place and time, a place of simple Victorian elegance and a slower, more relaxed time, where ladies and gentlemen smile and greet each other and the staff takes a personal interest in your comfort. I have lost count od the number of times my wife and I have stayed at the...

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Tawas City
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The staff and physical location make this place a destination. It is wonderful to stay here and I have been at this place for the last three years. I am not disappointed at all for any reason. I look forward to our next year's stay.

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troy, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Everything about this inn is wonderful from the staff, to the food, to the cleanliness, to the location, to the price. It's all wonderful! The Christmas Shopping package is worth every penny. We come every year and look forward to it.

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Mount Pleasant
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Much better coffee and early breakfast to-go options would be appreciated, as well as some convenient receptacles for electronics. Love the scenic location and homey feel with broad front porch for lounging, reading and viewing Lake Michigan! Service was uneven.

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Acworth, Georgia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had a wonderful stay. Great service, Great value. Quaint and charming. Recommend the breakfast. This inn was very clean and comfortable too!! A special touch was homemade cookies in our room every night.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 11 November 2016

From the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff. The room was good sized with a bathroom big enough for two. No TV in the room. More of a B&B feel with a shared living room with TV and computer. Walls were a bit thin but expected in an old inn. We had a great breakfast included with...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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 - $444 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms facing the bay are quieter, but we loved our street side room with private balcony (we always travel with earplugs & slept great!).”
HeidiH-L, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“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.
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.”
TRA2sticks, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
Trip-Review01, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
Iamvictorious, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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