Old Mission Inn      
18599 Mission Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9751, USA    
(231) 223-7770


- $235

Book a Room $110 - $235

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Circa 1869. Watch the sunrise over the water at this four-season inn with eleven acres of open land and apple orchards. The Victorian home was built in 1869 and recently renovated. Walk through the Hall of History, a 70-foot hallway showcasing a display of the inn's heritage. Sleep on a four-poster bed in one of the guest bedrooms or suite. A hearty breakfast is included for the bed and breakfast guests. For more space and privacy a five-bedroom cabin overlooks East Traverse Bay with a full kitchen, dining room, grill and picnic area. Enjoy nightly bonfires, play volleyball, horseshoes and croquet. In the winter, skate on the ice rink. Bikes are available or walk to the beach. Browse the gift shop.

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$110 to $235

Payment Types Accepted Include Master Card, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and Cash.


This property has 7 total guest accommodations, 4 with private bath, 7 with fireplaces, 2 total suites, including 1 two-bedroom suite and 1 cabin. The types of beds available include Double.

  • Bath Amenities
  • Bicycles
  • Fireplace
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television

Events Hosted

    • Family Reunions
    • Weddings
    • Romantic Getaways

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services

  • Massages
  • Yoga/Meditation

Specialty Treatments: Old Mission Massage Therapy, Maria McKane, Certified Myomassologist, Offering a variety of massage techiques to suit.

Romantic Interest

Quiet area, beautiful sunrises over the water, nightly bonfires.

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Traverse City Chamber of Commerce, Old Mission Historical Society, Old Mission Bed and Breakfast Assn.

Describe Garden and Grounds

11 acres of open space and apple orchards.

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

2-night minimum on weekends, 3-night minimun on holiday weekends for rooms with private baths.


20% of total booking once paperwork has been submitted. 100% of booking if cancellation is within 72 hours of dates booked.


Smoke Free Property.

Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Beaches
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Skiing Cross Country
    • Skiing Downhill
    • Tennis
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Tall Ship Day Trips
    • Hot Air Balloon Rides
    • Cherry Festival

Historic Interest

The inn was built in 1869 as a 31-room hotel. Original owner also ran post office here from 1869-1889; second owner ran phone company from 1906-1926 and a stagecoach service starting in 1902. The third owners ran a restaurant from 1946-1972. Current owners are duplicating actual antiques from respective periods. Babe Ruth and Joe Louis appear on 1936 guest registers.

Historic Memberships:

  • Local Historical Society

Historic sites nearby:

Indian Mission (1/8 mile), Mission House (1/8 mile), 1850 General Store (1/8 mile), Congregational Church (1/16 mile), 1870 Old Mission Light house (3 miles)

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Old Mission Tavern, Bowers Harbor Inn / Bowery, Boathouse.

Nearby College/University

Northwest Michigan College

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Chelsea's honeymoon

It is a quiet remote place. Not to many customers. the inn is beautiful, with so many details perfect. The breakfast is delicious, and served just beautiful. The innkeepers are very friendly and make you feel so comfortable. You can travel from there, so many different ways for beauitiful sight seeing.
Jo Anne Mercier
Westland, MI

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Publicity and Press Reviews

Traverse City Record Eagle, 1998, 2000, 2002, PBS Great Getaways 2005.


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