The Terrace Inn

Stay with $15 Dining Credit at The Terrace Inn in Petoskey, MI

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Hotel at a Glance: The Terrace Inn

The Terrace Inn has welcomed guests since 1911. The building retains its vintage charm today, thanks to period decor in the lobby and guest rooms. The latter boast cable TV and private bathrooms stocked with eco-friendly products.

  • Best spot to sit a spell: the inn's spacious front porch
  • Onsite dining: Use your dining credit toward homemade Sicilian-style pizza, lake whitefish cooked on a plank, and other casual-upscale eats at The 1911 Restaurant.
  • Propose a toast at the Fairview Terrace, which features a daily cocktail hour and occasional live jazz.
  • Award winner: The inn won TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence in 2013; guests loved the historic character of the place and its friendly staff.

Petoskey, Michigan: Land of the Million-Dollar Sunsets

In 1873, Petoskey played host to a Grand Rapids reporter who wrote that the town's sunsets look like a million bucks. It's been known as the "land of the million dollar sunsets" ever since. For some of the best views, head to one of the parks lining the shores of Little Traverse Bay. Here you'll find sandy beaches and part of the 26-mile Little Traverse Wheelway, a paved trail that's open to bikers, walkers, and joggers. Also nearby is the Little Traverse History Museum; exhibits chronicle early life in northern Michigan and showcase some of the famous figures who've passed through the area, including Ernest Hemingway, who spent a lot of time here when he was growing up.

Petoskey's historic Gaslamp District is also worth a visit. It's lined with Victorian homes and small shops selling everything from local wines to boutique clothing to handmade jewelry. Just west of here, Bear River bisects the town. The river is good for whitewater rafting, but if you'd rather see the rushing waters from solid ground, you can set out on one of the scenic walking paths.

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What You Get

  • Stay for two in a cottage or deluxe room
  • $15 dining credit to 1911 Restaurant
  • Dates into August

Policies and Fees

  • Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
  • Cancellation policy: 8-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
  • Taxes: 11% tax added at purchase
  • Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.

No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.


  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant and bar

The Fine Print

  • Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
  • 8-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
  • No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
  • Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
  • No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 11% tax added at purchase.

Other Details

Room Details

Cottage Room

  • One queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2

Deluxe Room

  • One king or queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 3
  • Adding occupants above standard: $25 per night for an additional guest 12 or older; $10 per night for an additional guest 11 or younger

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $25 per night in certain deluxe rooms only
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Gerald R. Ford International (GRR; 198 miles)
  • Distance from Grand Rapids: 187 miles

Customer Reviews

(52 ratings)

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10 ratings   15 reviews  
· May 31, 2018
The nice people and atmosphere at the Terrace Inn.


Wendy G. ·
1 rating   2 reviews  
· May 30, 2018
An ok room for a couple only, it was small with no fan or air-conditioning. As a family traveling with a toddler and pack n play it was a little tight.


Barbara A. ·
2 ratings   2 reviews  
· May 25, 2018
I really would have given it a 3 1/2 if I had the option. The staff was friendly, the bed was good. The breakfast was so-so.
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