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BAY TOWN SUITE...HOSPITALITY BY THE BAY

Jody Mackey

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Jody Mackey

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2014
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BAY TOWN SUITE...HOSPITALITY BY THE BAY

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Traverse City Studio Rental Photos and Description

Tourist Suite, sleeps 4, full bath, total privacy, close to beach & downtown

Want a king hotel suite without the price in beautiful Traverse City Michigan? Want the convenience of location, amenities, and the inside scoop on where to go, eat, and relax? Look no further. Bay Town Suite is a King deluxe suite that offers privacy, location, and affordability.

Stay in our private King suite which includes, full bathroom, King bed, mini fridge, microwave, free wifi, flat screen tv, fireplace and more. Enjoy our spacious deck, use of grill, and flagstone fire pit for evening fires. Join us for complimentary happy hour on the patio and get the inside scoop on Traverse City from a local perspective.

Our suite is just 4 blocks from downtown Traverse City and 2 blocks to the beautiful Grand Traverse Bay, Bryant park beach. We offer kayaks and bicycles for a nominal fee.

As an educator and retired business owner, we have lived in the Traverse City area for over 30 years and enjoy dining, entertainment, and the beauty of Traverse City and surrounding parts of Northern Michigan. We are excited to share our love for the area with our guests.

We are taking reservations now! Visit our website at www.baytownsuite.com for more information and mackeyjod@yahoo.com

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jody Mackey (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english

About Jody Mackey

Meet Norm & Jody:

We are excited about this new venture. We love living in Traverse City and we love to travel. One thing we've learned through travelling is how much we like staying with or meeting someone who knows the lay of the land. Getting the inside scoop on a destination makes everything about vacationing more enjoyable. We hope to offer that unique experience to you!

We enjoy beach time, dining out, great music, having fun with friends, and meeting new people. Bay Town Suite is our way of creating a business that capitalizes on our interests and expertise, while allowing us the freedom to enjoy and share the beauty of Traverse City.

Jody Mackey purchased this studio in 2013

Why Jody Mackey chose Traverse City

Bay Town Suite is designed around spaciousness and comfort. Sleep peacefully on our King comfort mattress with quality linens and pillows. Relax on our sofa with a fire and watch TV or enjoy a beverage from the mini fridge. Need our fold out bed? No problem; there is plenty of room for an extra guest. At Bay Town Suite you get it all; comfort, value, and the quality of a hotel suite. Make your reservation today.

What makes this studio unique

At Bay Town Suite, you get the best of both worlds, great accomodations and a personalized vacation with all the extra touches that the big hotels can't provide. Best of all is our location-- in the heart of downtown TC for a fraction of hotel prices!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Bay Town Suite is a cross between a hotel and staying with family. Jody and Norm's hospitality is One-of-a-kind and they truly provide guests with wonderful accommodations. The room was very comfortable and gets some great sunlight through the large windows and skylight. The location was perfect, quiet but, a short walk to a small park and downtown. I definitely recommend staying in Bay Town Suite to anyone and everyone!! Enjoy!



5 star review as posted on tripadvisor.com
Apr 2014
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
average rating of 4.909091 based on 20 reviews
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Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479297vb
-231-360-4582
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Portland, MI
5

Wonderful Accomodations and Hosts

  • 5 of 5
Thank you Jody and Norm and Yzie (doggie)! My 4-day birthday weekend and color tour was fabulous and staying at your place contributed to a great trip! Communication from Jody pre-trip was spot on and when I arrived, the exceptional customer service continued. Tyler, Jody and Norm's son, arrived home just as I was arriving at their house. He was so polite and helpful.....he insisted on helping me carry my things in and told me about the place at the same time. What a nice young man. :) I brought my black lab, Brookie, and she was right at home. The fenced in yard is wonderful to let the dogs play. Norm arrived home shortly after I had arrived and made sure I was all set with everything. Jody touched base several times during my stay.....making sure all was good. The location is so centralized to everything and couldn't be a more perfect place to stay with perfect hosts! One of my best friends was able to come up on Friday and stay for a couple of nights. She also loved the place! Thank you so much for the great hospitality! I've stayed at several different places in Traverse and this is definitely a favorite! I will definitely be back!!!
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind review! I'll be sure to pass along my thanks to Tyler for being such a gentleman! I hope you and Brookie have a great rest of 2014!
business
Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479297vb
-231-360-4582
Traverse City Northern Michigan
5

Perfect Suite for Comfort, Cleanliness and Location!

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Bay Town Suite will be one of the most memorable vacations ever. Much to what Traverse City area offers but mainly because of the guest service we received while staying at Bay Town Suites. Norm and Jody the owners are the best. We were made to feel like family in their well maintained and cared for suite. The pictures actually do not show just how spacious the suite is. The king size bed was so comfortable both my husband and I had such good nights rest we never ran out of energy for all the activities we planned. The rooms and property are exceptionally clean, and well maintained. We had the comfort of a great air conditioner, fireplace, microwave, mini frig and kitchenette. Jody and Norm were the best in providing us with anything we needed. The accommodations of beach towels, chairs, coolers, grill were wonderful! They had a travel guide in our room with fantastic recommendations. The Apache Trout Grill was just as they promised, delicious food and fantastic view of the bay. The vineyards starting just 5 miles away were some of the best we have visited with great scenery and tasting rooms. I would highly recommend this property! We absolutely feel in love with TC, Bay Town Suites and especially with Jody and Norm!
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this elaborate and kind review. We really enjoyed getting to know you both and look forward to catching up next summer!
business
Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479297vb
-231-360-4582
Traverse City Northern Michigan
4

Close to everything.

  • 4 of 5
We had a great time during our stay at Bay Town Suite. Jody was incredibly helpful and flexible throughout our stay. Provided excellent meal recommendations. The location is fantastic, a quick walk to downtown Traverse City, and close to the highways and both peninsulas.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at Bay Town Suite. We hope to see you both back!
business
Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479297vb
-231-360-4582
Traverse City Northern Michigan
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5

Fabulous place to stay

  • 5 of 5
We travelled to Traverse City in August 2013 with our 7-year-old daughter and our dog and stayed wt Bay Town Suite. The suite is large and comfortable, immaculate, very close to the beach and a moderate walk or short drive from downtown Traverse City. Jody and Norm are amazing hosts, making sure you have everything you need, including all the information about TC attractions and restaurants. Our daughter particularly enjoyed playing with their puppy Yzie and the evening fire and s'mores making was a highlight of the visit. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479297vb
-231-360-4582
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Dublin, OH/Midwest
5

Perfect place for to explore Traverse City, and more

  • 5 of 5
Jody and Norm are super cool/super chill property owners. The one room suite is very nice and clean. King size bed (very comfy), mini fridge, microwave, and a very nice private bathroom. This place is brand new! We arrived late Thursday due to traffic, but Jody & Norm waited up for us, and then enjoyed some craft beer and smores beside their beautiful fire pit area. Keeping with the yard; they have a big yard that was just perfect for our dog Rosie. Rosie got to play with their new pup, who's a sweetheart! When we woke, we discovered the beach & Traverse Bay are only a 2 block walk. Grab a cup of coffee on the way at CuppaJoe! Their location is tucked away in a quiet part of town, and only a 10 minute leisurely walk into town. They offered us bikes as well, which would make the track even easier. We jogged every morning along the water, right from our location; again, perfect. I've been visitng Traverse City for all 31 years of my life, and wanted a place downtown to change things up from our usual rental on Long Lake. Not only are Jody and Norm incredibly nice, they serve as a Traverse City encyclopedia. They know all the spots: foodie spots/coffee spots/craft beers/activities/etc. You get the point. Lastly, please do yourself a favor and take them up on their offer, oh and visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes! Obviously.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Bay Town Suite...hospitality by the bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479297vb
-231-360-4582
Traverse City Northern Michigan
5

Bay Town suite is a unique gem in Traverse City!

  • 5 of 5
Bay Town suite is a unique gem in Traverse City! An entire new way to vacation, staying at the Bay Town suites was a cross between staying in a luxury suite and staying with family. The immaculate suite was so comfortable and cozy. Norm and Jody gave us all the insider tips on where to eat, what to do and how to save money. Can you say "Winning"?

It is a perfect accommodation for families because of the easy access to beaches, restaurants and a beautiful yard with a patio that we enjoyed making s'mores with Jody and family. We also appreciated such easy rental of bikes and kayaks and my son loved playing basketball with the hoop out back. Our trip to Traverse City was one of the best vacations we've ever taken full of fun, food and comfort.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank-you Arroyo family for your kind review and for choosing Bay Town Suite. We hope you have an excellent year and look forward to seeing you back in TC!

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Bryant Park
Car: not necessary

Traverse City Michigan is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States. Our area boasts incredible beaches, local wineries, and exquisite local cuisine. Enjoy entertainment and festivals, like our Traverse City Film Festival or National Cherry Festival and seek our nearby natural features like the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan and more. Spend time on our Tart Trail system or enjoy shopping in our beautiful downtown area. TC is the place to be! A short walk or bike ride from our tourist suite takes you to most all Traverse City has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Traverse City Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Fall & Winter Rates
Oct 20 2014 - May 11 2015
2 night minimum stay
$150
$700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$160
$903
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes 9/14 5/19/15 - 2 nights = $300 3 nights = $400, 4 nights = $500, 5 nights = $600, 6 nights = $700. 7 nights = $750

Weekly summer rate for 2015 is $900.00. 5-6- night stays are $150.00 per night, 3-4 night stays are $160 per night. A minimum 3 night stay is required.

We will refund deposit, less a $100 cancellation fee up to 30 days of your reservation. Thereafter, deposits are non-refundable.
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Amenities

Amenities

Traverse City Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 on couch, 1 on twin rollaway bed.
  • King comfort bed with quality linens and pillows. We also offer a twin rollaway bed and there is room to sleep on the couch.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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