Stafford's Bay View Inn offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. This charming country inn was built in 1886 and has enchanted visitors for over 120 years. Some of northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room. Cool relaxing evenings on the Reed Avenue Porch make for unforgettable memories. We invite you to experience the charm and hospitality of this unique country inn and the unparalleled service that only Stafford's can provide.For over 40 years, Stafford Smith and his family have owned, operated and lovingly restored this grand Victorian country inn on the shores of Lake Michigans Little Traverse Bay. It stands as a warm and welcoming retreat from worldly pains and pressures. It is a place to pause, reflect and unwind.
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Quaint hotel! Great service, friendly staff. Will definitely be back.
Location. Very helpful freindly staff
No tv or phone in your room. I have a bum knee and the elevator in this hotel !!!!!
beautiful, historic hotel. great staff. wonderful breakfasts. good beds! what is not to like!
The quaintness and historic aspect of the hotel and stay was very charming. The staff was extremely freindly and personable at all hours. The rooms were very clean and spacious. The bed was comfortable, one of my best night's sleep!
Felt like a bed and breakfast....nice old charm. Bedside cookies and breakfast
It may have been -30 outside, but the staff were warm and inviting. Our room had a secret drawer (the front desk told us it was in the room.) Guests who find it leave momentos for future guests to find.
Location, Beautiful property, Clean.
Someone smoking in their room. You could smell it in our room.