Wind in the Pines

13573 S. Gallagher Rd. , Traverse City, MI 49684 USA (Show map)

About

A true 'up-north' experience awaits you at Wind in the Pines B&B. Our beautiful log home is nestled among acres of pines offering peaceful, quiet relaxation. Enjoy the warmth and comfort of staying in a 'real' log home. Our three spacious guest rooms reflect the beauty of the north woods with their pine cone, bear and moose themes. We are located on the west side of Traverse City, just five miles from downtown. Our guests tell us that our location is ideal – away from the hustle and bustle yet close enough to enjoy all that the area has to offer.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Best Bed and Breakfast ever!!!

5 on January 16, 2016

We had the best time at The Wind in the Pines. Everything was just amazing. The breakfast was great! The room was very clean. Our hosts Dietmar and Marion are amazing. They treated us very well. This is the place to stay in Traverse City. We will visit again.


Just Wonderful

5 on January 09, 2016

Have stayed at the Pines twice and it has been wonderful both times! Amazing breakfasts and very relaxing setting. Gorgeous pine home.


Christmas break

4.8 on December 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed here 12/26/15 thru 12/28/15 for our Christmas gift to each other. We chose this B&B for its location it is centrally located to downtown Traverse City as well as the wineries. Did we get a bonus! Dietmar and Marion were AMAZING! Their home is lovely and our room (Moose) was so inviting and comfy. Breakfast was so good. Our first morning we had croissants filled with ham and eggs; potatoes with zucchini, summer squash and peppers; mousse with fresh blueberries, and a cake with chocolate chips covered in a glaze. YUMMY! If you walk away from there hungry it's your own fault. Our second breakfast was eggs benedict with canadian bacon, spinach leaves and the hollandaise sauce? OMGosh! We will be going back there in May for our anniversary. Thank you Dietmar and Marion for our enjoyable weekend


Completely Satisfied

5 on October 23, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed in the Pine Cone room. The room was even nicer than the pictures online, the breakfast was phenomenal and Ditmar recommended a fantastic Asian restaurant "Red Ginger". The sushi was great and the dragon wings were amazing. Definitely 100% recommend anyone to stay here.


Amazing! A piece of heaven on earth

5 on October 11, 2015

We have been at this b&b twice and plan to go back next year! We absolutely love it. The food is fabulous and the inn keepers make you feel so welcome. I would recommend this place to anyone.


We celebrated our 20 year anniversary together. . .

5 on September 30, 2015

We stayed there for our 20 year anniversary. It was quiet, clean, and comfortable. We loved the privacy and our own bathroom. We felt very safe. The breakfast was awesome and the host we're wonderful. I look forward to returning and I highly recommend staying there. You'll enjoy yourselves.


Amazing stay!

5 on September 10, 2015

We stayed in the Pine Cone Room for 4 nights. It was our first time in a B&B so I was a little unsure, but booked it based on location, other reviews and the price. IT WAS THE BEST! Marion and Deitmar were so welcoming and Marion's breakfasts were much more than expected. Everything was delicious. I cannot say enough good about this place. I'm afraid that my expectations will be too high for future stays in other lodging. Highly recommend Wind in the Pines!!


A wonderful place to stay!

5 on September 03, 2015

This bed and breakfast is tucked away, just outside of the busy Traverse City downtown. Dietmar and Marion are very welcoming and keep a supremely tidy home. We first stayed there back in 2013 and again last month (August 2015) with our 2 children. They went above and beyond to ensure our family's comfort during our 3 night stay. Breakfasts were AMAZING, and their knowledge of the area was great when it came to planning what we might want to see in the area. Highly recommend! We plan a return visit in the coming years, for sure. It's like visiting family.


Quiet weekend July 4th away from hustle and bustle

5 on July 20, 2015

This was our second stay at Wind in the Pines on July 4th weekend. It is a quiet retreat in the country. We love it there. Dietmar and Marion are wonderful hosts. The breakfasts are wonderful. You get a lot for your money. I highly recommend this bed and breakfast.Plan to visit again next year.


stay at the pines

4.4 on July 07, 2015

Earlier breakfast would help most people to get going in the morning. Even 8 am would be better.


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Rooms & Rates

Pine Cone Room

This comfortable main floor guest room offers a queen bed. The “en suite” bath has a tub/shower combination. Windows offer a view of the pines and our many feathered friends. This room is just off the living/dining guest common room offering easy access (no steps).

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $100 - $150

Bear Room

This large room located on the lower level is our most versatile, offering a king bed or two twin beds. In addition, there is an oversized comfortable chair that opens into a twin sleeper sofa for a third guest (additional charge may apply). Please note that a twin sleeper is narrower than a twin bed and therefore most suitable for children. The “en suite” bath has a large shower. A large window overlooks attractive landscaping and the guest patio area. Lower level guest rooms have access to a separate ground-floor entrance.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $175

Moose Room

This spacious, octagonal room located on the lower level offers a queen bed. In addition you will find an oversized comfortable chair and a writing desk. The “en suite” bath has a large shower. Two windows offer an uninterrupted view of the pines and provide an ideal vantage point for bird watching. Lower level guest rooms have access to a separate ground-floor entrance. The Moose Room is located directly across the lower level entrance hall from the Bear Room making these two rooms ideal for couples or families traveling together.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $175

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Location

Location Type

Countryside

Airport

Traverse City, MI (TVC-Traverse City) 9 miles

Directions to property:

From downtown Traverse City, follow M-72 west (it turns away from the bay and heads towards Empire and Lake Michigan). Stay on M-72 past the light at Bugai/Gray Roads. Just past the traffic light, turn right on Harry's Road. Follow Harry's Road for 1.2 miles. When you come to Gallagher Road, turn left. Ours is the first driveway on your left.

Area Attractions

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 Dunes, Lighthouses, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Private entrance, Telephone, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , Dining room has microwave and small refrigerator, Keurig K-cup coffee machine available 24/7, Moose Room has writing desk

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Wineries, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No No smoking in the house or on the grounds.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes no children's furnishings are provided
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: A two-night stay on weekends, a three-night stay on holiday weekends.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: To confirm your reservation, a valid credit card is required.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations made seven (7) days or less in advance will be charged the full amount of the first night's stay.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Dietmar and Marion Stollenwerk

Languages spoken

English, German

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


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