Inn at Bay Harbor

Lake Michigan’s Best Waterfront Destination Resort

Located on the beautiful Little Traverse Bay, the Inn at Bay Harbor is a celebration of tradition, elegance and service. This Marriott Autograph Collection resort, designed to resemble Michigan’s grand, turn-of-the-century lakeside inns, has been recognized by GOLF magazine as a Gold Award Premier Resort and Travel + Leisure magazine as one of The World’s Best Hotels. And it’s no wonder. With breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and world-class amenities and service, the Inn is a renowned destination, offering 1-, 2-and 3-bedroom suites. Guests enjoy access privileges to 45 holes of championship golf, a variety of delicious dining options, a luxurious, full-service spa, an outdoor swimming pool area, a private beach, and full meeting and event facilities.

Cottages, Suites and Luxurious Guest Rooms

At the Inn at Bay Harbor, guests can select from an array of luxury accommodations. They can stay in a standard guest room with two beds and a balcony, or select one of the varieties of suites available. The suites include special touches, such as a fireplace, kitchenette, private hot tub, a covered porch, up to 2,000 square feet and so much more. Just a short walk from the Inn are the beautiful Lakeside Cottages, which allow for extra space and offer full access to the hotel’s amenities. Finally, the charming Crooked Tree Cottages offer three bedrooms, great views and access to the impressive amenities at the Inn. Inn suites are also available for condominium purchase with the option of placement in the Inn’s vacation rental program.

Lakefront Fine Dining and Casual Fare

With such a magnificent location, many guests at the Inn choose to dine at the hotel. Luckily, the Inn at Bay Harbor’s dining scene offers an array of choices. Start the day with a decadent breakfast at the Sagamore Room, overlooking Little Traverse Bay. Hungry for a mid-day treat? Stop by The Inn Café for a sandwich, salad, espresso or an ice cream cone. In the summer, try a tropical cocktail at the casual, poolside Cabana Bar. When you’re ready for a substantial dinner, make a reservation at Vintage Chophouse | Wine Bar. Here, you can indulge in all your favorite steakhouse classics.

Top 100 Resort Spa in the United States

The Spa at the Inn at Bay Harbor offers a full menu of spa services reflecting the Inn’s relaxing ambiance and scenic lakefront setting. Select treatments from a lengthy menu of indulgent services provided by highly trained estheticians. Choose from a variety of facials, massages, body treatments and salon services. It’s no wonder this luxurious spa earned top honors in SpaFinder Magazine's readers' choice awards, and recognition among the "Top 100 Resort Spas in the US" by Condé Nast Traveler.

Resort Amenities

Gather your friends and family together and enjoy a spirited game of croquet or bocce ball on the Inn’s lakeside lawn. Or challenge a loved one to a game of chess or checkers with a life-sized chessboard! Let the rhythmic waves lull you into a state of bliss in one of the Inn's many hammocks and Adirondack chairs dotting the shoreline. Cozy up with your favorite book in our beachside Cabanas and let time stand still. Hunt for Petoskey Stones, cool off with a dip in Little Traverse Bay, swim laps in our outdoor pool or soak in a hot tub under the stars. Kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are available for excursions on the bay. You can also hop on a bike with easy access to one of the most scenic biking paths along Lake Michigan or enjoy complimentary transportation to explore the historic Gaslight Shopping District.

Bay Harbor and Crooked Tree Golf

The Inn at Bay Harbor offers access to the premier golf destinations in northern Michigan. First, there’s the world-class Bay Harbor Golf Club, featuring 27 holes of spectacularly scenic Arthur Hills-designed golf. Nearby is the Crooked Tree Golf Club, a classically designed course that also offers beautiful Lake Michigan views. Each offers an unforgettable golfing experience.

Trails, Tours & Treasures in Northern Michigan

There’s so much to do in the Bay Harbor area that you may choose to venture out from the Inn at Bay Harbor. Some of the most popular excursions include skiing at Boyne Mountain and Boyne Highlands Resorts, taking a local wine tour, enjoying a scenic bike ride along the Little Traverse Wheelway, trout fishing in the area’s pristine streams and sunset cruises on Lake Michigan.

Lake Michigan’s Premier Wedding Venue

The Inn at Bay Harbor is one of Lake Michigan’s premier wedding venues. Here, a bride can have her dream ceremony on the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan. Our certified wedding planners will help you arrange all the details—from the location to the menu, décor to the music. Our goal is the same as yours, to make your special day absolutely perfect. Contact us to find out more about our incredible wedding packages.
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Meetings, Conferences & Events

Meetings and Conference Resort

There’s no better destination for your important conference, meeting or corporate retreat than the Inn at Bay Harbor. Here, in this peaceful, natural environment, you’ve found the perfect place to focus on your goals and create bonds among colleagues. No matter what your needs may be, our professional team will work with you to determine the best solutions, including our variety of conference and meeting rooms available at The Inn at Bay Harbor.