Rising from the water's edge, West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, is the ONLY full service, four season hotel located directly on the white sandy shores of West Grand Traverse Bay. West Bay Beach Resort has 179 nicely appointed guest rooms, all with floor to ceiling windows, and most with spectacular bay views. We are the first Holiday Inn Resort in the Midwest and one of only six FEMA approved hotels in Northern Michigan! West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort offers a perfect combination of area attractions and amenities. Our convenient location within walking distance to downtown Traverse City, shopping, nightlife, art galleries, and restaurants, in addition to several parks, public beaches and the Hagerty Conference Center is why we are the premier resort in Traverse City. As the only full service resort located on the waterfront in beautiful downtown Traverse City, we provide award-winning service in accommodations, dining, entertainment, weddings, banquets and meeting planning. With over 7,000 square feet of meeting space, and an on-site culinary and sales staff, we specialize in making sure your event is a memorable one. Whether for work or pleasure, all the amenities are right here for you. From the Bistro that serves breakfast and Starbucks coffee; to View Nightclub, our in-house dance club open Fridays and Saturdays year round; to Dayclub, our seasonal patio bar and grill that is the perfect place to end a long day while enjoying live entertainment, something to eat and a cold beverage, not to mention the breath taking sunsets over the bay. Our resort also features complimentary Wi-Fi and parking, a business center, indoor and outdoor pools, a Jacuzzi hot tub, sauna, and fitness center, shuttle service, concierge service, room service, gift shop, and much more!