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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been recommended to visit Traverse City, we looked for a decent hotel and this hotel met our requirements perfectly. Right next to the lake, walking distance to the centre of Traverse City (but the hotel has a Free shuttle) large & comfortable Lake view room and very friendly and helpful staff. Check-in and Check-out was quick and very helpful.

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Thank Garonne9
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Garonne9, We are pleased to know that we perfectly met your expectations of a clean, friendly hotel near downtown Traverse City! It's encouraging to know that our guests love their experience when they stay with us. We hope you enjoyed visiting our beautiful city and will visit again soon! Hunter More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dan the shuttle driver has been our driver for 4 years on our annual Friendsgiving trip and is awesome. He has great stories and is always there quickly for any moves around town we need to make so we can enjoy our trip and not drive anywhere.

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Thank Emily G
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Emily G, We love being your go-to resort for your annual Friendsgiving! Thank you for your loyalty and for sharing your great experience with us. Our shuttle is a great service around town and we are happy to know you enjoy it's convenience. We will see you next year! Hunter More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay at the hotel was great. We took in a concert in town and stayed the night. We also decided to have Thanksgiving Brunch at View. Awesome good, beautiful view and staff was very nice. Karl Molitor was also very helpful.

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1 Thank Daphne S
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello Daphne S, Thank you for joining us this Thanksgiving and sharing your great experience here on Tripadvisor! We hope you enjoyed the concert and your time in Traverse City during the holiday. Thank you for bragging on our amazing staff and giving us a 5 star review. Come see us again soon! Sincerely, Hunter More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the weekend at the West Bay resort in Traverse City. The trip was in Mid-November so we didn't get to experience the beach or other outdoor amenities. The staff however was fantastic. Very kind full up up north charm. At the Starbucks I only had my phone to pay and they didn't have the scanner. She let me... More 

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Thank Dan L
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dan L, We are glad you loved your experience and found our amenities to be perfectly suited to your needs! We hope your next visit will be in the summer months to see all of our great outdoor amenities and activities. We greatly appreciate your review and look forward to your next visit! Hunter More 

Berkley, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 11/1816 and could not have been more pleased. Scott S. was a trooper listening to us being excited to meet our puppy! He made us feel very welcome and took care to make sure we had everything we wanted for a very enjoyable evening. James was fun and can't forget Carl at the Front Desk----thank you for being so... More 

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Thank shedon3
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good morning shedon3, Congratulations on your new puppy and thank you for allowing us to be a part of the memory! We appreciate your review and hope you and the new puppy will be back soon to visit. Have a great winter! Hunter More 

Plymouth, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is a few minutes from downtown, has their own nightclub that was going strong on a Friday night, and offered delicious specialties for breakfast at the restaurant. The bed was extremely comfortable and the room was very clean. We were extremely pleased with our stay!

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Thank Janeen B
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi Janeen B, Thank you for rating us 5 stars! Your review is very encouraging to our team and let's us know we are doing a great job. We would love for you to be our guest again soon and wish you a wonderful holiday season! Hunter More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great weekend in T.C. staying at this great hotel! Elias at the front desk was a treat! So kind and helpful with helping us plan our outings over the weekend and Dan C. Was our driver extraordinare! Thanks you for a great moms weekend away!

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Thank Mellissa Z
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mellissa Z, We are proud of our wonderful staff on a job well done! Thank you for sharing your great experience and choosing our resort for the girls' weekend. Come back next year for another weekend getaway! Hunter More 

Oak Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is nice, on room, there is no microwave in room there is one common microwave near starbucks in hotel. Bathroom is tiny. Rest of the room is standard hotel fare, the water view very narrow due to room layout. I was expecting panoramic water view. decent restaurent on site. All staff is very friendly.

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1 Thank George V
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hello George V, We are happy to know you found our hotel to be comfortable, beautiful, and staffed by a courteous team! Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor and sharing your experience with us. Have a great weekend! Hunter More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cody really helped when there was a need to change rooms. He was friendly, and went out of his way to help. Other staff act the same, but for Cody it was more than just doing his job, he was genuine and it showed. Traveling for work is tiring and his suggestions made things easy for me to end the... More 

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Thank Brenda Jo C
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Brenda Jo C, We love when our guests brag on our awesome staff and hearing about them going above and beyond! Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us. Come see us next time you are in Traverse City! Sincerely, Hunter More 

Troy, New York
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a great place to stay in Traverse City. It was a nice and clean hotel within walking distance to everything downtown. We never had to drive anywhere because we walked everywhere! The hotel had a great fitness center that was very clean and lots of equipment. The hotel staff were extremely friendly - Josh checked us in... More 

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Thank almchenry2016
Hunter R, Guest Relations Manager at West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Hi almchenry2016, We appreciate your 5 star rating! Thank you for mentioning Josh and the rest of our hardworking team as well as the quality of our resort. We are happy to know you'll be returning to see us again for your next trip to Traverse City! Hunter More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rising from the waters edge, West Bay Beach, Holiday Inn Resort is the only full-service, four season resort on the white sandy shores of West Grand Traverse Bay. You can do it all while visiting the Holiday Inn Resort West Bay hotel. Conveniently located within walking distance to downtown, Traverse City offers unique boutique shops and an eclectic area of restaurants, art galleries, and theaters. Looking for things to do while you re in the area? Traverse City offers an abundant amount of satisfying activities such as hiking, biking, golf, water sports, para-sailing, boating w/ boat rentals, charter fishing, kayaking, wine tours, and dune climbing to name a few. Nearby area attractions include Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park, Leland's Fishtown, Hagerty Conference Center, Turtle Creek Casino, Interlochen Arts Academy, Dennos Museum, Music House Museum, and Grand Traverse Mall just to name a few. Whether for work or for pleasure, West Bay Beach has it all! ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort

Address: 615 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686-2617 (Formerly Holiday Inn Traverse City)
Region: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range: £79 - £346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 179
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Traverse City Hotel Traverse City
Traverse City Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Traverse City
#4 Business Hotel in Traverse City
#11 Family Hotel in Traverse City
#11 Romantic Hotel in Traverse City
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“Higher rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles ronwF7924QV, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Because of design, all rooms have excellent views. However, get a room away from the night club if you want undisturbed sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles pekopper, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“West side is where people with dogs can stay....so ask for east room if barking bothers you.”
 of 5 bubbles JayR101, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the club area...”
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