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Saginaw, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

2nd time staying at Brio Beach and it didn't disappoint. Friendly staff, modern comfortable rooms, best view of the Bay and loved the private little beach area. We will defiantly be returning next time we are in TC.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

All the 4 and 5 star ratings are correct. A great location, view, and beach, very clean with a friendly and helpful staff. The perfect spot for a beach get away. No need to stay at the fancy, expensive hotels. This is the best in TC.

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Thank JimWuj
florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. Wish we could have stayed more. Room was small, but clean. Tables, lounge chairs and even a fire pit make this a great place to stay and enjoy the beach. Boat rentals right next door. Staff super friendly. Fresh cookies upon late evening arrival. We rented a jet boat in the am and they gave us a... More 

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Lakeville, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Got into town on motorcycle after a long day of riding on a Thursday evening. Wasn't aware that it was National Cherry Festival weekend. Lots of traffic and didn't know where to look for a room. Stopped at the visitor center and asked for any suggestions. The woman at the desk was nice enough to call the motel and get... More 

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Dallas TX
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

If you're looking for a hotel on the water, this is it. Just steps from a well- cared for beach complete with lounge chairs. Also has a deck with tables and chairs overlooking the water. The rooms were extremely clean and tastefully decorated. Beds were comfortable. Also there is a convenient parasailing activity right next door.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great location right on the beach. Rooms are small but obviously newly renovated and in great shape. Comfortable for my two night work stay. Very reasonable rates when compared with neighboring properties. Offices closes over night but they provide a contact a a nearby hotel if you need something. Did not eat breakfast.

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

This beautiful hotel is right on the water with a nice beach and view. The hotel was clean, modern, and very serene. We loved our stay here and will definitely be back. The cost was also so much more reasonable than surrounding resorts. We slept in so we didn't sample the breakfast but the hotel exceeded our expectations in every... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay!!! The hotel is right on the beach; had bonfires at sunset, beautiful!! The rooms are newly renovated, very clean, reasonable price and staff very friendly. Would highly recommend. We already booked our room for next year!!!

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Michigan
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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

One of the cleanest places we have stayed at. Staff very friendly and alert. Would love to go back this winter! Beach is right at your footsteps and clean. Outside sitting area right on the water. Keep up the great work!

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We stayed here over Labor Day and it was by far the cheapest option. Room smelled a little smokey, despite being a "smoke free" establishment. Otherwise it was clean and decent for the low price. A bit misleading to say it is on the beach, as the building is located perpendicular to the water...so no room even has a water... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The saying "Up North" seems to create an image and a feeling for each of us, no matter where we live. Although our definitions would surely differ to some degree, we believe we all share some version of the same vision that starts with a genuine..."Ahhhhh!" Please join us for a memorable stay at our quaint, cozy inn on the shores of beautiful East Grand Traverse Bay where the crystal clear water is sure to take your breath away! Visit our newly renovated "Cottage Inn" offering "Classic Ambiance & Traditional Service". Be Delighted! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brio Beach Inn

Address: 1465 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI 49686 (Formerly The Sands Motel)
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
The Sands Hotel Traverse City
Sands Hotel Traverse City
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“We went on the off season. The price was soo inexpensive. They close for the Winter.”
 of 5 bubbles Hende1959, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have a view of the bay, ground level does not.”
 of 5 bubbles 424SteveT, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor will give you a better view of the water and a little more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 375carolynm, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The second floor has the better views”
 of 5 bubbles JimWuj, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Splurge for the room closest to the water on the bottom floor. Has walk out patio.”
 of 5 bubbles KitkatDallasTX, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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