At West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort Traverse City hotel, we know the best vacations are made up of moments worth remembering. With an unforgettable waterfront setting on the West Bay of Lake Michigan, there’s no better place to make the most of your stay.
All of our 179 stylish and comfortable guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, so you can take in the view while you take on your day. As the only full-service resort located waterfront in beautiful downtown Traverse City, Michigan – widely recognized as one of the best small towns in America – we offer award-winning service in accommodations, dining, entertainment, weddings and meeting planning.
Every season of the year, you’ll find so much to see and do at our Traverse City hotel. When it’s warm, you can swim, golf, sail or fish. As temperatures drop, go hiking or hit the slopes. You’ll fall for the romance of our coastal villages, enchanting vineyards and orchards as spectacular colors transform our trees in autumn. All year round, we’re celebrated for our local wine and cuisine and full calendar of fun festivals.
West Bay Beach Resort a Holiday Inn Resort is located on the shores of West Grand Traverse Bay. Our full-service restaurant features the only beachfront patio where you can eat and drink with views of Lake Michigan. In fact, we’re the only hotel on the bay with a waterfront patio, perfect for sunsets or sipping cocktails, often to the sound of live music. Our on-site nightclub is open late Friday and Saturday, so you can dance the night away.
Get to know Lake Michigan the way we know and love it, from our sandy shores to our dynamic downtown. No matter what inspires you when you travel, it’s here. We’re located ‘up north’ in the middle of it all, so you can park once and walk from our lakeside resort to popular shopping, restaurants, nightlife and entertainment. In addition to nearby parks and public beaches, we’re also close to the Hagerty Conference Center.
Our helpful staff is ready to guide you wherever you roam, with ‘insider’ tips for a one-of-a-kind vacation. (Like where to find the best homegrown cherry pie, or how to book a sailing cruise right outside our door.) Check out our Local Guide for great ideas and our guest reviews here to get an idea of what to expect.
So whether you’re here on business – or your business is just having fun – we’ll help you discover a community rich with culture and charm. Visit us once, and you’ll see why our guests keep coming back to this Traverse City hotel … time after time, season after season.