Innkeeper's Buffet

Saturdays, 5:30 to 8:30 pm
A classic winter buffet! Reservations recommended, 231-347-2771.

Sleigh Rides BVI

Sleigh Rides

Saturdays, 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Enjoy a half hour historic sleigh ride through Bay View, $10 for lodging & dining guests. All rides are weather permitting.

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Dinner

Sunday, February 14, 5 to 8:30 pm
Enjoy a romantic evening our with your special someone! Our Valentine’s Day dinner buffet features appetizers, entrees and desserts!

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.