Overview of Grand Traverse Motel

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3.9/5 Good
98 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning



Popular LocationBryant Park6 min walk
Popular LocationClinch Park Beach15 min walk
RestaurantBardon's Wonder Freeze3 min walk
RestaurantCuppa Joe4 min walk
AirportTraverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital)13 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Ground Floor)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 275 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ground Floor)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 275 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Upper Floor)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 300 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Upper Floor)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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About this area

Traverse City

Located in Traverse City, Grand Traverse Motel is near the airport and near the beach. Shoppers can visit Front Street, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Grand Traverse Bay and Clinch Park Beach.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bryant Park - 6 min walk
  • Clinch Park Beach - 15 min walk
  • City Opera House - 2 min drive
  • Clinch Park - 3 min drive
  • Old Town Playhouse - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital) - 13 min drive


  • Bardon's Wonder Freeze - 3 min walk
  • Cuppa Joe - 4 min walk
  • Robby's Taqueria T.C. Mexicana - 5 min walk
  • Thai Café - 7 min walk
  • KFC - 9 min walk

About this property

Grand Traverse Motel

Bayside motel in Traverse City with free parking
A picnic area, free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free motel. All 18 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities that guests will find include balconies or patios and coffee/tea makers.
Grand Traverse Motel offers 18 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.
This Traverse City motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Family friendly



No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Luggage storage

Languages spoken



Picnic area


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Shower/bathtub combination


TV channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio



Check-in between 3:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per accommodation, per day
Dogs only
Up to 40 lb/18 kg

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per day
  • Late check-in fee: USD 20 for check-in between 9:00 PM and 10:00 AM

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Property is also known as

Grand Traverse
Grand Traverse Motel Motel
Grand Traverse Motel Traverse City
Grand Traverse Motel Motel Traverse City

Frequently asked questions

Is Grand Traverse Motel pet-friendly?
Yes, Grand Traverse Motel allows dogs with a maximum weight of up to 18 kg per pet. There's a fee of USD 30 per accommodation, per day.
How much does it cost to stay at Grand Traverse Motel?
As of 2 Jun 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grand Traverse Motel on 4 Jun 2020 start from £78, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available from 9:00 PM to 10:00 AM for a fee of USD 20.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated near the airport, this motel is steps away from Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street. Clinch Park Beach and Clinch Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Exactly what your expect from a motel at a reasonable price. Full size fridge and streaming capabilities on the tv were unexpected perks. Will definitely stay again!

Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Loved staying here! So friendly and hospitable, they let us check in early which was MUCH appreciated!! Had a lovely time!

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019


  • Disliked: Amenities

Responsive to my complaints about a (stale) smoke smell in my room. Unfortunately it wasn't until I checked out that they worked on it. Honestly though they shouldn't have rented out the room in that condition! Even when I initially brought it to the manager's attention he played dumb with me. He said he didn't smell it. I know stale smoke when I smell it, his attititude really pissed me off. Another thing I didn't like was the amount of bugs I saw, I didn't like the way Bob (the manager)dismissed it, saying they were common to the area because of being off the lake. That's a poor excuse if you ask me, I didn't experience that anyplace else I stayed at. Also the breakfast was on the cheesy side, minimal offerings, some miniature muffins and that was about it. I went somewhere else. And lastly the manager gave me a key for an already occupied room. Thank God nobody was home. That was really a shock. Really poor customer service if you ask me. Lastly the manager Bob did offer me a refund but by then it was too late (after 9pm) and I was too exhausted. Finally, there's no grab bar with the bathtub, there's nothing to hold onto making it extremely difficult to enter and sit down in. About the only positive thing I can say is the complimentary soaps they offer are out of this world.....I had some kind of cherry soap. They come from a store called Great Lakes Bath and Body. I liked it so much I went to the place and ended up buying their champagne lotion. The best!!

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019