Traverse City hotels

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Low season

January Cheapest month to stay with an average 58% drop in price.

High season

July Most expensive month to stay with an average 23% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$176 Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$261 Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Top tips for finding the perfect Traverse City hotel

  • Traverse City is known for its vineyards, cherry trees, skiing opportunities in the winter and bayside beaches in the summer, making for a great small-town vacation destination. Many hotels in Traverse City are located along the bay, particularly near Traverse City State Park, and most offer awesome views of the East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay, like Parkshore Resort and Pointes North Beachfront Resort.
  • If you're planning your first trip to Traverse City, consider staying by the water. There are several hotels in Traverse City to choose from that will put you near the lake. The 4-star Baywatch Resort has a private beach area and is just a short walk from Traverse City State Park.
  • If you would like to stay within the action of downtown, consider booking a room at Hotel Indigo Traverse City. It's just minutes from the City Opera House Historical Marker and Clinch Park, and it’s surrounded by several cafes and bars.
  • If you're traveling on business, consider staying at one of the several hotels in Traverse City that feature business facilities. The Park Place Hotel or West Bay Beach, A Holiday Inn Resort are both in the city center area and under less than two miles from the Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College. They both include a business center and rooms for meetings and banquets.
  • For early morning flights, you may want to stay near the airport. To be near the airport, try the Best Western Plus Traverse City, which comes with a heated indoor pool. Another option is the Comfort Inn Traverse City, which has an indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Both hotels are within a mile and a half of Cherry Capital Airport, and both offer free airport shuttle services.
  • For a luxury stay in Traverse City, consider staying at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. This high-end property is located just outside the center of town and features three golf courses, a full-service spa, and an on-site restaurant with a bar. It also offers indoor pool facilities, an outdoor pool, a water slide, a Jacuzzi, and yoga classes.

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City - Traverse City - Building Best Wellness Hotel
Located in the Heart of Traverse City, at the base of Old Mission Peninsula.25 miles from East Grand Traverse Bay and.5 mile from West Grand Traverse Bay. Our newly renovated Hotel is ideally located to take advantage of the beaches, marinas, markets, museums, wine tours, arts and entertainment. Newly renovated Fitness Center open 24 hrs, and expanded Breakfast Bar with complementary hot breakfast, one of the largest indoor pool and whirlpool in the area. 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
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Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City - Traverse City - Bedroom Best Resort Hotel
With a stay at Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City in Traverse City, you'll be a 4-minute drive from Grand Traverse Bay and 7 minutes from Front Street. Featured amenities include laundry facilities, ATM/banking services, and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.
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Bayshore Resort - Traverse City - Building Best Pool
Bayshore Resort
9.0 Excellent
$110+
$110+
With a stay at Bayshore Resort in Traverse City, you'll be just steps from Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).
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Sugar Beach Resort Hotel - Traverse City - Bedroom Best Lake Hotel
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
9.0 Excellent
$94+
$94+
With a stay at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel in Traverse City, you'll be on the beach, steps from Grand Traverse Bay and a 5-minute drive from Front Street. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
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Best rooms in Traverse City

Cherry Tree Inn & Suites - Traverse City - Building Best Comfort
Cherry Tree Inn & Suites
9.0 Excellent
$113+
$113+
When you stay at Cherry Tree Inn & Suites in Traverse City, you'll be on the waterfront, a 1-minute drive from Grand Traverse Bay and 6 minutes from Front Street. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Traverse City? This hotel has 650 square feet (60 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours), and a ferry terminal shuttle is also provided at no charge.
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Grand Beach Resort Hotel - Traverse City - Bedroom Best Beach Hotel
Grand Beach Resort Hotel
9.1 Excellent
$94+
$94+
With a stay at Grand Beach Resort Hotel in Traverse City, you'll be on the beach, steps from Grand Traverse Bay and a 5-minute drive from Front Street. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
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Sugar Beach Resort Hotel - Traverse City - Bedroom Best Lake Hotel
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
9.0 Excellent
$94+
$94+
With a stay at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel in Traverse City, you'll be on the beach, steps from Grand Traverse Bay and a 5-minute drive from Front Street. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
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Cambria Hotel Traverse City - Traverse City - Building Best Business Hotel
Cambria Hotel Traverse City
9.3 Excellent
$118+
$118+
The Cambria Hotel Traverse City is near Michigan beaches, Grand Traverse Bay and the Cherry Capitol Airport, to which we provide free transportation. Relax or get work done with ease with amenities like free WiFi, a meeting room, a state-of-the-art fitness center and our 24-hour indoor heated pool and hot tub. Grab a bite to eat at our Reflect bistro and full-service bar or unwind in your modern and stylish room. Room amenities include microwaves, refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, hair dryers and coffee makers. Earn rewards, including free nights and gift cards, with our Choice Privileges Rewards program.
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