Traverse City Hotels

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  Average price (weekend night): $120

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Top tips for finding the perfect Traverse City hotel

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.

FAQs when booking a Hotel in Traverse City

Which are the most popular Traverse City neighborhoods to stay in?
For more information about Traverse City's different neighborhoods, check out our Traverse City's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Are there any hotels in Traverse City that offer hot tubs?
There are several hotels in Traverse City that offer hot tubs or Jacuzzis. The Sugar Beach Resort Hotel, the Parkshore Resort and the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa all include a hot tub or Jacuzzi. They also feature either an indoor or outdoor pool, for a relaxing vacation.
What hotels in Traverse City are kid-friendly?
For a great kid-friendly hotel, consider staying at the Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City. This hotel features an indoor water park that kids will enjoy. They also offer various activities for children, such as a “story time.” Most rooms are suites, offering plenty of space for families.
Which hotels in Traverse City are good for a romantic vacation?
If you're looking for a romantic hotel in Traverse City, consider booking a room at The Beach Haus. Select suites come with either a spa bath or whirlpool. Another good option is the Pointes North Beachfront Resort Hotel, offering rooms with two-person spas, private balconies, beach views and in-room couple’s massage.
What are some budget-friendly hotels in Traverse City?
For a more budget-friendly option in Traverse City, book a room at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City, which has a seasonal outdoor pool and is not far from the airport. You might also try Quality Inn by the Bay, which features an indoor pool and hot tub.

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Best Traverse City Hotels

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Cherry Tree Inn & Suites - Traverse City - Building
9.3 Excellent (687 reviews)
Grand Beach Resort Hotel - Traverse City - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (1,437 reviews)
Bayshore Resort - Traverse City - Building
9.2 Excellent (1,047 reviews)
Cambria Hotel Traverse City - Traverse City - Building
9.2 Excellent (256 reviews)
The Baywatch Resort - Traverse City - Building
9.1 Excellent (223 reviews)
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel - Traverse City - Building
9.0 Excellent (1,422 reviews)
Comfort Inn Traverse City - Traverse City - Building
9.0 Excellent (458 reviews)
Best Western Plus Traverse City - Traverse City - Building
8.9 Excellent (385 reviews)
Courtyard by Marriott Traverse City - Traverse City - Building
8.8 Excellent (210 reviews)
Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City - Traverse City - Lobby
8.7 Excellent (2,245 reviews)
Hotel Indigo Traverse City - Traverse City - Building
8.7 Excellent (679 reviews)
Sierra Motel - Traverse City - Building
8.8 Excellent (131 reviews)
Innisfaire - Traverse City - Outdoors view
9.6 Excellent (17 reviews)
Holiday Inn Resort West Bay Beach - Traverse City - Bedroom
8.4 Excellent (511 reviews)
Traverse Bay Inn - Traverse City - Building
8.3 Excellent (160 reviews)
Parkshore Resort - Traverse City - Building
8.2 Excellent (1,200 reviews)
Pointes North Beachfront Hotel - Traverse City - Building
8.2 Excellent (132 reviews)