Positioned just a short walk from the shores of Lake Michigan and ten minutes’ drive from downtown, Motel 6 Traverse City provides unpretentious budget accommodation beside US Route 31. Highlights include free truck parking and free Wi-Fi throughout.
Modernized colorful rooms boast wood-effect floors, an en suite bathroom, air-conditioning, flat-screen cable TV and free local calls. Guests can add microwaves and fridges for a nominal fee. Accessible rooms are also offered.
Amenities comprise a 24-hour reception, elevators, launderette, heated indoor swimming pool and hot-tub. Pets are allowed and kids can stay free.
Vending machines are available at reception, where morning coffee is free. Several dining options are situated within five minutes’ walk of the property.
Smoke-free Motel 6 Traverse City is about three miles from Cherry Capital Airport. Traverse City State Park is just five minutes’ walk away and Grand Traverse Mall is about 15 minutes’ drive away.
The modernized rooms won praise for their bright decor and wood-effect floors. Guests often said rooms were sparse in terms of amenities, but more than adequately comfortable and clean for the needs of the budget-conscious traveler. Many reviewers said they would stay again and liked the affordable rates, adding that they felt they got good value for money.
Handy roadside location
Travelers often appreciated the location of this motel just off US Route 31 as it put them a short walk from the lakeshore and offered easy access to the downtown and the airport. Guests also liked having a wide choice of bars and restaurants within walking distance.
Positive opinions about customer service
Many guests spoke highly of the customer service they received. Personnel were frequently described as accommodating, friendly and helpful.
Patchy Wi-Fi encountered
Although reviewers welcomed the provision of free Wi-Fi access at this motel, some encountered problems with the service. There were occasional claims that the network was plagued by sluggish speeds, low bandwidth and a patchy signal.
Minor cleanliness issues
While many guests said they enjoyed a pleasant stay in well-maintained and clean rooms, there were others who weren't so impressed with the standard of cleanliness. Critics occasionally claimed they discovered trash from previous occupants that wasn't always disposed of properly. There were also claims of stained bedding or floors could have been more thoroughly cleaned in certain rooms.
Too noisy for some
Considering its roadside location, plenty of visitors said they found this motel to be relatively tranquil. However, some light sleepers said they found occasional noise from adjacent rooms and corridors to be a nuisance at times.
Indoor swimming pool
Computer with Internet
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi in public areas
Wellness / Spa
Free WiFi (rooms)
Arrival / Departure
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1582 US-31 North , 49686 , Traverse City , USA Telephone: +1(231)9383002 | Fax: +1(231)9383179 | Official Homepage