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Blossom Hotel & Suites Traverse City - Traverse City - Restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Cherry Tree Inn and Suites - Traverse City - Bedroom
Cherry Tree Inn and Suites
8.6 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Comfort Inn Traverse City
8.7 Very good
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Delamar Traverse City
8.7 Very good
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Park Place Hotel
7.7 Good
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Top tips for finding Traverse City hotel deals

  • 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 22 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 $148, while the most expensive was $622.
  • 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 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 The 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 5-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 Cambria Hotel are both in the city center area and under less than 2 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 hotels in Traverse City offer complimentary airport shuttle services?

    Those visiting Traverse City and having flights to catch can choose to stay in hotels with airport shuttle services. These hotels include Bayshore Resort, and Park Place Hotel. The shuttle service operates 24 hours a day. Park Place Hotel is approximately 2.6 miles from the Traverse City Cherry Capital airport, easily accessible by the shuttle bus.

  • Are there spa hotels in Traverse City?

    Traverse City is home to several spa hotels. These include Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City and Grand Beach Resort Hotel. The hotels offer an array of spa services such as haircuts, pedicures, manicures, and massages, among others. You can enjoy these services in addition to other hotel services during your stay.

  • Which hotels are ideal for business people visiting the city?

    The Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City is an excellent pick for business people visiting the city. It is centrally located in the city and features amenities tailored to meet business people’s needs. These include conference rooms, a business center, meeting facilities, and a 24-hour front desk service.

  • Which hotel is recommended for families traveling together to Traverse City?

    Larger families traveling to Traverse City can consider booking their stay at Cambria Hotel Traverse City. The hotel has large rooms, spacious living rooms, a fully functional restaurant for family dining, and features room service. Family can also spend time at the hotel’s indoor pool and the bar/lounge.

  • Are there any hotels in Traverse City that offer hot tubs?

    There are several hotels in Traverse City that offer hot tubs or jacuzzis. TheSugar 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 Resort. 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 Traverse City, which features an indoor pool and hot tub.

  • What are the best hotels near Traverse City State Park?

    Traverse City State Park being one of the most popular landmarks in Traverse City, many travelers enjoy staying close by. The Baywatch Resort, Grand Beach Resort Hotel and Sugar Beach Resort Hotel are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Traverse City?

    The average price of a double room in Traverse City is $332, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $80.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Traverse City?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Traverse City with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Traverse City include Bayshore Resort and Grand Beach Resort Hotel, while popular hotels with free parking in Traverse City include Travelodge by Wyndham Traverse City MI and Hampton Inn Traverse City.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Traverse City?

    The most sought-after amenities KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Traverse City are: pet friendly and pool.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Traverse City?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Traverse City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Traverse City city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Traverse City hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Traverse City that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Cherry Tree Inn and Suites, Courtyard by Marriott Traverse City and Comfort Inn Traverse City.

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