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  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Traverse City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Traverse City in January and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Traverse City if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Traverse City hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Traverse City found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $163, while the most expensive was $646.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Traverse City for 2 days.
  • Traverse City is a favorable destination for couples looking to celebrate a special event such as an anniversary or an engagement. The city features hotels ideal for a romantic stay. Consider booking yourselves into Sugar Beach Resort Hotel. The hotel has cozy rooms that are well-equipped with essential amenities. Additionally, it is conveniently located close to the beach.
  • Those with reduced mobility visiting Traverse City can take advantage of the accessible hotels for their stay in the city. Hotel Indigo Traverse City is one of the most accessible hotels in the region. It features an entire unit wheelchair-accessible hotel with an elevator, toilets with grab rails, and smooth paths in the garden area.
  • One of the top attractions in Traverse City is The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. This is a historic site equipped with flea and street markets. It also has ancient buildings and structures. Tourists visiting the city to marvel at such attractions can consider staying at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel, approximately 6.6 miles from the attraction.
  • Seasons Inn Traverse City is one of the top budget-friendly hotels in Traverse City. Those touring the town who want to stay in affordable hotels can consider getting a room at the hotel. The hotel features parking. In addition, it has an indoor pool and cable or satellite TV.
  • Wine lovers can visit the Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room in Traverse City to learn and sample different varieties of wines. The venue is perched atop a hill and is surrounded by fantastic lake views and vineyards. Consider staying at The Baywatch Resort. It will take about 20 minutes to drive to the winery, which is approximately 15.3 miles away.
  • 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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