Innkeeper's Buffet

Saturdays, November 3 - March 16, 5 to 8 pm
Our favorite buffet returns! Enjoy appetizers, sides, entrees and desserts. $19.95 per guest

Winter Weekend Getaway

January & February
Enjoy wintertime in Northern Michigan! Includes 2 nights, breakfast and Saturday evening dinner buffet.

Say I Do Up North

Our team is happy to provide you an all-inclusive event encompassing your rehearsal dinner, lodging accommodations, ceremony, reception and post-wedding brunch or farewell. 

Stafford’s Bay View Inn

Our flagship property, Stafford’s Bay View Inn, offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. This charming country Inn was built in 1886 and has enchanted visitors for 130 years.

For over 55 years, Stafford Smith and his family have owned, operated and lovingly restored this grand Victorian country Inn on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay. It is a place to pause, reflect and unwind. We invite you to experience the charm and hospitality of this unique country Inn and the unparalleled service that only Stafford’s can logo - web

Stafford’s Bay View Inn is a proud member of Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America.