Historic Webster House

900 Fifth Street , Bay City, MI 48708 USA (Show map)

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Welcome to The Webster Luxurious. Exquisite. Ultimate comfort. These are just a few of the words that tell the story of The Webster House – Bay City, Michigan’s pre-eminent bed and breakfast and town meeting place. Nestled in the city’s historic district just blocks from a quaint but bustling riverfront downtown, the three-story house is full of history and modern amenities that are sure to make your visit memorable. Built in 1886 for Judge Thomas E. Webster, the seven bedroom, Queen Anne-style home has been fully renovated, with much of its original grandeur preserved. It is an elegant venue completely renovated with the most modern amenities including free wi fi,central air conditioning, flat screen televisions, dvd players, and net flix in each room. Our bed and breakfast rooms pamper you with the finest in European-style sleeping, with feather-top, queen-size beds and down duvets in each. A delicious gourmet breakfast at our inn will be the perfect start to a day of antique shopping or taking in one of Bay City’s many year-round riverfront festivals, all just a short walk away. Complimentary beverages on each floor, turn down service all provided to complete your romantic getaway. Our formal dining and living rooms make The Webster a picturesque setting for hosting your company’s conference or speaker, with a location that is convenient for those in the tri-cities and beyond. The historical touches inside the inn are as prevalent and breath-taking as they are outside, in a neighborhood that boasts some of the Midwest’s finest majestic Victorian architecture. Reward yourself with the most luxurious getaway Bay City, Michigan, has to offer. You deserve the best. You deserve The Webster.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8


5 on October 13, 2015

Friends recommended The Historic Webster House and as soon as we saw the photos, we booked the Webster room. It truly exceeded our expectations: from the blissfully comfortable bed, to the wonderful food and charming owner and staff. We were celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary and were gifted with two of the Historic Webster House mugs that I had admired! What a wonderful experience.

I Wish I Could Have Stayed Longer

4.6 on October 11, 2015

What a beautiful historic property! I appreciated the great attention to detail in the restoration of the home. When I checked in, I was delighted to find that the fireplace in my room was lit, lights were turned on and there was a featherbed! I took pictures and posted them all over Facebook! I wanted to share the beauty of the interior and exterior.

Great getaway

4.8 on October 05, 2015

We stayed at The Historic Webster House for one night on our anniversary. The hospitality was great and the house was beautiful!! They really thought of everything and even put an anniversary cake in our room for us. The cake was even a torte cake which ironically when I saw it I thought, "wouldn't that be just perfect if it was a torte?" and it was!! Enjoyed our time and are thinking about going back with some friends. We also ate at the City Hall restaurant and it was amazing. Likely one of the best meals I've had. Close to Bronners and Birch Run which completed our nice two day getaway.

Relaxing B & B

4.2 on September 30, 2015

Very restful evening and a top notch breakfast in the morning. Price is just a bit high for what you receive.

Amazing and beautiful

5 on September 28, 2015

What a gorgeous well appointed and maintained Home! Every convenience at hand, can't wait to return To this fine B&B. Dean & Deborah Turpening

one night webster house stay

5 on September 07, 2015

a gorgeous renovation, very attentive service, they allowed us to see all the rooms, no complaints

Best B & B to date

5 on August 31, 2015

this Inn is the total package. The home and the owners are top shelf. The attention to detail and personal touches are amazing. If you are considering opening a B & B, then this inn should be a stop for nothing more than a best practices study of how to do it better than anybody else! cheers

Excellent nights stay in a beautiful B&B

4.4 on August 04, 2015

Enjoyed our stay very much. The owners were awesome! Food was great. Hope to go back soon.

Our First B&B Experience

5 on May 28, 2015

This was our very first Bed and Breakfast experience and we are thrilled we choose the Historic Webster House. We were celebrating our anniversary and we had a few Costco BedAndBreakfast.com gift cards to use. After looking at several choices, we choose the Webster House because of the location, the spa option, great reviews, and it was a historic house with gorgeous rooms. The house is huge and all the historic details added lots of charm and character to the overall feel of the place. From the moment we arrived, Deb made us feel very welcomed and the entire staff was very friendly. When we got to our room we had a beautiful cake with “Happy Anniversary” written on it. We stayed in the Magistrate room and added the spa package. The room was very beautiful and the bed was extremely comfortable. The breakfast was absolutely delicious and probably the best breakfast I have ever eaten. Paul is an amazing chef! They are very accommodating when it comes to dietary needs. I don’t eat red meat or pork, so they went out of their way to give me chicken instead. There were wine and snacks each evening as well. We very highly recommend adding the spa package! It is worth every penny!!! The Webster House was just perfect for us. It was an amazing experience and we can’t wait to go back!!!

Cozy, charming little B&B

3.2 on May 26, 2015

We're making our way through the Diamond Collection B&B's in Michigan and this was our next stop. We did enjoy our stay quite a bit! We arrived and were shown around the Inn as well as given warm cookies and wine later on. The entire house was very elegant looking and just had a warm feeling to it. The only downside was that the bed was VERY loud! Even just rolling from one side to another was waking me up during the night. I'm sure the neighboring rooms just loved us... Aside from that, it was a great time and we would stay again.

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Location Type

Midland, Saginaw, Frankenmuth, Airport, City, Downtown, Small town, Urban


Saginaw, MI (MBS-Tri-City) 15 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Casino, Historical interests, Museum, Nature area, Night life, Michigan's largest 4th of July celebration, Tall Ships, Loons Minor League Baseball Midland MI, River of Time, St.Patricks Day Parade, River Roar, Outlet Stores, River, University

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Clothes dryer, Computer, Conference Rooms, Parking, Private entrance, Radio, Spa, Washer/dryer , Breakfast delivered to your room, Massage therapy, Meeting and conference space, Spa/Sauna/Jacuzzi Room Double Overhead Shower, Clothes Pressing

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited 12 and over with adult
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night's advance payment is required to guarantee reservation. The advance payment will be applied to last night of reservation.
  • Cancellations: Advance payments will be refunded (minus $35 service charge, plus any applicable credit card fees) for cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to arrival date. Cancellations of less than 72 hours would result in converting your one night advance payment to a gift certificate of equal value. Gift certificates are good for one year from date of issue. We accept all major credit cards and personal checks. Rates are based upon double occupancy.



Deborah Ingersoll

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About the innkeepers

Historic preservation, Interior Design, gardening, antiquing

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  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free

Signature Dish

French Toast Croissant Bake with Maple Cream Syrup
Decadent, rich and deliciously sweet French toast bake, don't count calories with this delicacy.