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Hotel Howard Johnson Of Traverse City (Traverse City, USA)


Hotel Howard Johnson Of Traverse City (Traverse City, USA)

About Howard Johnson Of Traverse City

Howard Johnson of Traverse City boasts a convenient location, within walking distance to East Bay Park and the waters of the East Arm Grand Traverse Bay. Complimentary guest perks include Wi-Fi access, onsite parking and a daily breakfast. All rooms are air conditioned and feature modern amenities like a refrigerator, flat screen TV, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer and clothing iron. Business travelers will appreciate having a work desk area. Select rooms also feature a Jacuzzi tub. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, dry cleaning services and vending machines onsite. Guests can dine at nearby Baytown Kitchen or the cottage, both offering American fare. Howard Johnson of Traverse City is located half a mile from the Dennos Museum Center, one mile from Bryant Park, and less than four miles from the Mt. Holiday Ski Area and the Hickory Hills Ski Area. For convenient traveling, Cherry Capital Airport is also four miles away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 2180  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • RoomsOkay  (6.9 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.9 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Customer service praised

There was praise for the customer service with reviewers often describing personnel at Howard Johnson of Traverse City as helpful, professional and friendly.


Popular roadside location

Vacationers often expressed positive opinions about this motel's location beside US Route 31 as it put them a short walk from the water's edge of Lake Michigan and provided straightforward access to ski areas, parks and nature reserves. Shopping malls and downtown Traverse City were also reportedly within easy reach, which visitors appreciated. Another bonus was that there were several dining options within ten minutes' walks plus gas stations nearby..


Clean, comfy rooms at reasonable rates

According to many guests, the renovated rooms were no frills but managed to be more than sufficiently comfortable, spacious and clean for a short getaway. The rooms were also reportedly well equipped with large flat-screen televisions, fridges and coffee-makers. Free perks like parking and breakfast were welcomed by many of those traveling on a budget, although some diners felt the menu lacked variety. There was also praise for the inviting outdoor swimming pool area. Room rates were reportedly often competitive, prompting several visitors to say it was fair value for money.

Negative Reviews


Maintenance could be improved

Maintenance standards were generally said to be good, but a few critics claimed the building had seen better days and noted occasional issues such as dated decor, aging carpets and interruptions to the hot water supply.


Staff were difficult to locate at times

Despite the hotel receiving mostly positive reviews for its customer service, it was claimed by some guests arriving at unusual hours that members of staff were sometimes difficult to locate.


Occasional cleanliness grumbles

There were also occasional grumbles about cleanliness standards from some quarters. These included sporadic housekeeping visits, mold and cobwebs in certain rooms.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Outdoor swimming pool
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. Computer with internet
  7. 24-hour reception
  8. Snack bar
  9. Deck chairs
  10. Towels at the pool
  11. WiFi in public areas
  12. Free WiFi in public areas
For children
  1. Cot
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  5. Central heating
  6. Air conditioning
  7. Desk
  8. Cable TV
  9. WiFi
  10. Microwave
  11. Fridge
  12. Free WiFi (rooms)

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


417 Munson Avenue , 49686 , Traverse City , USA
Telephone: +1(231)9950600 | Fax: +1(231)9950606 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Howard Johnson Of Traverse City

  • Is there a pool area at Howard Johnson Of Traverse City?

    Yes, Howard Johnson Of Traverse City offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Howard Johnson Of Traverse City?

    No, Howard Johnson Of Traverse City doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Howard Johnson Of Traverse City?

    No, Howard Johnson Of Traverse City doesn’t provide parking.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Howard Johnson Of Traverse City?

    Check-in at Howard Johnson Of Traverse City is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Howard Johnson Of Traverse City located?

    Howard Johnson Of Traverse City is located in 417 Munson Avenue, 49686, Traverse City, USA.

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