The SpaceThe Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant is a 38 room Vintage Hotel with on site restaurant and bar. It is open daily except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and the months of March and April for Lodging. The restaurant is open daily in summer season and seasonal hours/weekends fall and winter. Reservations are suggested. We have a liquor license and extensive wine, beer and cocktail menu. If you bring your own alcohol you can enjoy it in the privacy of your room only. Breakfast is included in your room rate.
The Little Traverse Bay is just blocks from the Inn and the setting is a beautiful Historic Chautauqua (open seasonally) with gingerbread cottages covering several acres around the Inn. Downtown Petoskey is quaint shopping mecca and restaurants, culture, recreational opportunities abound, year round! Guest AccessGuests have a private room with 1 queen bed, private bath with shower (no tub) sink, hairdryer, cable TV in bedroom, wifi access, comfortable beds with furnishings with tons of charm and old-fashioned nostalgia. Breakfast in the dining room or outside terrace in included. Occupancy is for two guests only in the cottage style rooms. Please make sure you specify 1 queen or 2 twin beds. No elevator. Parking on street. Interaction with GuestsThere is someone at our front desk daily between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. hours are seasonal with summer being high season. We ask that guests call if they are arriving after desk hours and we'll make arrangements for a key. There is someone who lives at the Inn and available for after hour emergencies. The NeighborhoodBay View is an amazing, unique neighborhood built in 1875 as a Methodist camp and later becoming a Chautauqua. It is a music campus in the summer and hosts world class performances from June through August in the Hall Auditorium just walking distance from the Inn. Lake Michigan is a couple blocks away and Petoskey just a mile. Lots of see and do and lots of Victorian Architecture and natural beauty. City Park Grill is a great spot for dinner, there are lots of deli's, the grain train (small version of whole foods), every kind of restaurant from Japanese to Polish to Greek to authentic Mexican, seafood, brew-pubs, and a casino with great food too. Getting AroundIn the summer there is a shuttle from Bay View to downtown Petoskey. Otherwise, there are taxi's. Bicycles are great to get around because there are nearby bike paths and Bay View and Petoskey are close, as well as Harbor Springs. There is an airport in pellston and you can rent cars there, or from Detroit, Grand Rapids, or Traverse City. Other Things to NoteThere is a full bar, so you can purchase beer or wine during your stay. If you bring your own alcohol, it must be kept in your guest room. The cottage rooms do not have refrigerator, but they are in the halls and/or you can ask the desk to keep it in refrigerator in kitchen. Ice is available on request. There are lots of beautiful walking paths and we are happy to furnish you maps and information about what to see, do, where to go, and restaurants in the area.