Arts & Culture Explore Bay Harbor

The Great Lakes Center for the Arts

If you’re planning to take in some of the many performances at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts when it opens in 2018, The Village Hotel will be just steps away. Until then, The Village Hotel is your perfect home base for Northern Michigan’s endless cultural performances and events. And the explore the beauty of Bay Harbor, you can arrange a GEM car rental – an electric vehicle used to buzz about – and participate in all the fun.

Meetings, Conferences & Events

For groups looking to arrange business functions in Bay Harbor, the dedicated staff at Bay Harbor Village Hotel will exceed your expectations. Meeting rooms at The Village Hotel offer more than 5,000 square feet of flexible space for your function. From the spacious Conference Center, which offers 2,000 square feet of meeting space overlooking the Village, to the Executive Boardroom’s more intimate space with a mahogany and granite table and high-backed leather chairs, to The Loft’s incredible view of both The Village at Bay Harbor and lovely Lake Michigan—you are sure to find the perfect space.

Destination Weddings in a Magical Setting

The Bay Harbor Village Hotel offers a variety of options to help you create your perfect wedding. Here, have your ceremony on the Observation Platform, surrounded by the sparkling Lake Michigan waters, on the sand at Sunset Beach or on the lush grass of the Lawn Terrace with a lakefront view. Afterward, you can continue the celebration outdoors or choose The Loft for a personal, more intimate wedding or the Conference Center for a modern and more spacious affair.

Village Hotel Resort Amenities

Guests at the Bay Harbor Village Hotel enjoy access to our state of the art fitness center, competition-length seasonal outdoor pool, and Jacuzzi at the Bay Harbor Swim and Fitness Club. Stroll the waterfront at Bay Harbor and enjoy the activity at Bay Harbor Lake Marina. Walk through the Village at Bay Harbor, known for its eclectic boutique shopping, a full-service salon, coffee shop, waterfront dining and more. Delight in the other nearby leisure time activities including lounging on the beach, winery tours, bicycling, fishing charters, golf, and spa time. In the winter, get active with nearby snowshoeing, downhill, and cross-country skiing.

Northern Michigan’s Best Golf Vacation

Guests at The Village Hotel enjoy the privilege of access to one of the finest Lake Michigan golf destinations, Bay Harbor Golf Club. This award-winning golf club was designed around the spectacular Lake Michigan coastline and Bay Harbor’s dramatic topography. Here you will find three distinct golfing experiences- The Quarry, the Links and the Preserve. All three courses were designed by famed golf course architect, Arthur Hills. The striking beauty of the northern Michigan landscape makes these courses especially memorable; they’re often referred to as the Pebble Beach of the Midwest.

Waterfront Dining and More

At The Village Hotel, guests are just steps from Bay Harbor’s waterfront dining in the Marina District. Here, you can enjoy a wide variety of restaurants, from delicious breakfasts at The Original Pancake House and the Coffee Beanery to casual meals at Knot Just a Bar and upscale fine dining. It’s a beautiful way to spend the day or evening, followed by a casual stroll with excellent views of the bay.

Luxurious Vacation Accommodations

Here at The Bay Harbor Village Hotel, guests enjoy spacious, beautifully furnished boutique hotel rooms and suites that feel more like private residences than traditional hotel rooms. Many include a fireplace, kitchen, and spacious living areas. They all include cable television and air conditioning and offer a scenic view, whether it’s of Lake Michigan, the Marina, or the Village at Bay Harbor. Village Hotel suites are also available for purchase with the option of placement in the Hotel’s vacation rental program.