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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Room was ok. We rented the largest suite on the lake. Views were incredible. However, room was a little run down and dirty. Found some old food from previous guests. Suite doors only had handles on one side...was difficult to close bedroom doors. Bathroom was strangely configured. No privacy at all. Drop ceiling falling apart in bathroom. Not enough toilet...

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Maumee, Ohio
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible hotel for the price. Paid 225 per night plus taxes. Had a terrible odor when first walked into the room. Killed 4 flies in the first hour. Killed 2 more later that night. Bed very lumpy. My husband woke up early Sunday am with a cough, sinus drainage and felt terrible. 2 hours later on the Rudd home, all...

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1Thank janbar0105
Maumee, Ohio
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Would not recommend this hotel to anyone! Paid 225 per night plus taxes for king size bed. Walked in and there was a terrible odor in room. Could not get rid of it. No other rooms available. Also, killed 4 flies within first hour. Killed 2 more later that night. Bed lumpy. We left by 6:45 on Sunday am. Husband...

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1Thank janbar0105
Michigan
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We used booking.com for the first time to get our room here. We had stayed here about 8 years ago and knew we liked it, so we checked availability. So far, so good. We were supposed to get a 2 bed room with a king and a queen. When we got here, they upgraded us for free to this apartment...

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Thank Momtoexchangestudent
Wayland, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a wonderful 49th Anniversary weekend get-a-way. The Sugar Beach was a great choice. Room was very nice with a beach front view. Close to everything ! What's not to love about Traverse City! King bed was very comfortable, husband couldn't understand the 1/2 pillows ! They could use a little meet & greet in the lobby with snacks...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay! The hotel was clean & the pool was SO nice. Hottub was amazing. The area was quite & contentinal breakfast was very good. This hotel was very close to town, a 3 minute drive to town where there were tons of stores & brewery's. About 10-15 mintues to winery's. Beautiful area.

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Thank Ashley9288
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We paid almost $275 for one night here earlier this year and it was definitely overpriced in my opinion. We visited because of a wedding in town but this place was definitely not worth the cost. We weren't impressed with traverse city at all, and not this place either.

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peoria, il
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights starting Sept 25th. Great beachside resort, very clean and well kept. Fabulous view of the beach & bay from our 2nd floor balcony. Husband didn't like the bed but I thought it was Ok. Helpful front desk provided maps, dining & tourist tips. Wonderful indoor pool & jacuzzi. Would definitely stay at again!!!

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Justintraversecity, General Manager at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Gaelicstorm, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We also appreciate the feedback regarding the beds, by the beginning of summer 2017 all of our rooms will have brand new beds in them, we would love for you to come stay with us again and see what you think. Hope to see you...

Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Room was very clean and had all the amenities we needed,, Breakfast room was very nice with a wall of windows facing the beach and even a small balcony. I travelled with 2 "morning" people who enjoyed sitting there watching the sun rise, Would definitely stay there again but would request a beach view. And the rain shower was GREAT.

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Justintraversecity, General Manager at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words regarding your visit. We also enjoy hearing how much people enjoyed themselves during their visits with us. We are rather fortunate to have the wonderful views of East Grand Traverse Bay, and are happy to hear that you all enjoyed them as much as we do. We are looking forward to seeing...

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 27 September 2016

After our first night we headed out in the morning to head over to Leland, MI. We returned at around 3:30PM and found our room had not been cleaned yet. We called the front office and was told someone would be there shortly. Two hours later still no one showed up. Decided to use the spa and found the water...

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Justintraversecity, General Manager at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, I first would like to thank you for taking the time to inform us about your stay. We apologize that it appears you were unhappy with the accommodations. We would like to the opportunity to further discuss the things listed in your review, and the chance to make things right. If you would like please call the hotel directly...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

Address: 1773 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: $98 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sugar Beach Resort Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Sugar Beach Hotel Traverse City
Sugar Beach Traverse City
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
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“Book early if you want a beach side room. Well worth the view”
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“Lake view should be a good preference”
 of 5 bubbles shirishv2015, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I thought one of the bedrooms had a little too much access to street lighting, but the kids didn't care.”
 of 5 bubbles Momtoexchangestudent, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sunday-Thursday better value”
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“Even number rooms face lake/beach.”
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