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Anchor Inn on the Bay

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The Anchor Inn on the Bay is a quaint family style resort on the West Grand Traverse Bay - situated in a beautiful park like setting. You may choose from 1, 2 or bedroom cottages with full kitchens - or a unique motel room. All rooms are air conditioned. We are on M-22 just 2 miles north of Traverse City.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Traverse City Airport5 mi
Blacker Airport48 mi
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Anchor Inn hosted our wedding weekend June 21-24, 2018. After searching many venue options in TC, nothing seemed right until we discovered this location. It was really important to us to find a "one-stop-shopping" site. Almost all of our guests were traveling from out of...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank 134jennem
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We rented a one-bedroom cabin for 4 nights and appreciated that the owners let is do this, since their cabins usually have a 1 week minimum in the summer. We also appreciated being near Traverse City,. but away from the noise and crowds. It is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Polly b
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We loved staying at the Anchor Inn by the Bay. The location was perfect for us, as it was outside of the chaos of downtown, but close enough to ride your bike or jump in the car for a 5-minute drive. They are located right...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank sueski99
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This hotel is classic beach cabins, the buildings are maintained well there is a beach across the street with a bonfire pit also a bonfire pit near the cabins also. I think all the units 1 bedroom and larger have a kitchenette. It is very...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Just left Anchor Inn last Saturday. This was the 4th year in a row my husband and I spent a week there. Very satisfied and plan to stay every year. This motel is nothing fancy, but very clean, great location and everything we need. The...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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"Get the kitchenette"
sueski99
12 Aug 2018
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"Book this early in the summer season they are fully booked most of the summer"
MICouple77
7 Aug 2018
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"I was unable to get a "ratings" response option."
deborahe820
30 May 2018
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"We love the hotel style room since we do not prepare any meals."
Bubba11111
2 Nov 2017
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United StatesMichiganTraverse City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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