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Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City

2.5-star2.5 stars
1492 N Us Highway 31 NTraverse CityMI49686United States of America

City-center Traverse City motel with indoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Room is all right
Vibe is not too good
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From 234 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City

from $50
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Ground Floor

What’s around Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City


  • Heart of Traverse City
  • Grand Traverse Bay - 1 min walk
  • Traverse City State Park - 1 min walk
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - 3 min walk
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area - 36 min walk
  • The Dennos Museum Center - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Front Street - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Bryant Park - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km

Getting around

  • Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital) - 6 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 93 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-6 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • 3 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City’s small print

Also known as

  • Quality Bay Traverse City
  • Quality Inn Bay
  • Quality Inn Bay Traverse City
  • Quality Inn By The Bay Hotel Traverse City
  • Quality Inn Traverse City
  • Traverse City Quality Inn


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 156 reviews

Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City
Loud and uncomfotable.
Hotel is ok , nothing special , beds are very uncomfortable , we were awake almost all night , very loud with people in the hallways. I would not stay there again.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City
Very nice
Took my 84 year old mother to TC to see her 19 month old grandson. The price is very good for all you get! The breakfast was so filling we only needed one other meal for the rest of the day. The room was clean and spacious although the bathroom was VERY small. But hey we didn’t spend much time in there! Beds were comfy and fluffy pillows. There was an extra blanket in the drawer which we didn’t need but it was nice to know it was there. Our room had a door to the parking lot and hallway which was very convenient for my elderly mother. She didn’t have to walk far to car or breakfast. Room had a microwave and a refrigerator and a coffee maker. A nice large LG TV. Also a good air conditioner because even though it was September it was very hot one of the days and the air conditioner kept up with the heat outside. I really can’t think of anything to complain about. The staff was very friendly from the front desk, to the girl putting out the breakfast in keeping it filled, to the housekeeper in the hallway. I will take my mother again next year. She stayed here last year with my sister-in-law and they both loved it also. Which is why she wanted to go back to this hotel. I should add this is the first hotel review I’ve ever done. I’ve actually never been this satisfied with a hotel for this price before.
Diane, us2 night trip
Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City
Very Good8.0
very good breakfast
bernard, us2 night trip
Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City
Great location, clean and dog friendly!
The clerk who checked me in, Michael, was very friendly and efficient. Initially, I was assigned a room on the second floor, but after seeing that the ground level floors open from the outside I asked to switch to a ground level room. This was ideal, as we were travelling with two dogs. Not only did we have an exterior door, but on the other side of the room there was a door that opened to the interior corridors. The room was clean and somewhat updated.There was a large breakfast room. The host ensured that everything stayed stocked. They offered eggs, sausages and an array of breads and instant oatmeal. There was also a waffle maker. I suggest the hotel add another one, as there was often a line to make your waffle. The pool was refreshing and the hot tub was most welcomed after a day of climbing the dunes. All in all this was a good stay. The employees were very friendly, the hotel was clean and it is dog friendly. The location is great. There are many restaurants nearby, including the famous Don's Drive-in. Downtown and Clinch Park are a short 10 minute drive. I just wish this hotel was located on the bay side. I would have loved to walk rich out of my room straight onto the beach. I do recommend this hotel for people Travelling with dogs and who don't want to spend too much money on lodging.
Nicole, usOther trip
Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City
Economical stay
Clean up could use some updating
Rick, us2 night trip

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Quality Inn By The Bay, Traverse City

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