Schooner Manitou

13258 S. West Bay Shore Drive , Traverse City, MI 49684 USA (Show map)


Enjoy a unique experience aboard the 114' schooner Manitou. Our "Floating Bed & Breakfast" includes a 2-hour Evening Sail on Grand Traverse Bay, an overnight stay aboard the ship and a hearty, homemade full breakfast in the morning. Welcome aboard!


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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining4.0

A great time - very accommodating to children

4.6 on August 09, 2012

A great time. Very accommodating to kids. A fun part of our family vacation.

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Location Type

Lakefront, Waterview


Traverse City, MI (TVC-Traverse City) 7 miles

Directions to property:

0.7 mile north on M-22 from junction of M-72 and M-22 on west side of Traverse City in Dockside Office Plaza.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Sleeping Bear Natl Lakeshore, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

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Establishment type


On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fridge, Parking, Telephone, Wedding Facilities

On-site activities

Boating, Mountain Bike trails, Wine tasting, Sailing, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 5:30pm
  • Check Out:: 9:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No No smoking aboard vessel.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Payment in full at time of reservation
  • Cancellations: Non-refundable, can be rescheduled with 24 hours notice. Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded. You may reschedule your tickets (subject to availability) only if you do so at least 24 hours in advance.



Captain Dave McGinnis

Languages spoken


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  • Time Served: 8 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

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