Wind in the Pines

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


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

Nice and peaceful stay

4.4 on July 21, 2016

This was my first time using a BB. This was also the first get away shared with my girlfriend. We enjoyed the peace and traquility of our room. Located just a short drive from downtown traverse city. We enjoyed two solid days of wine tasting in the area. Our breakfast was served rite in time. It was a fantastic stay. When reserving I knew they did not have a hot tub or sauna... Something I wish they had because I really enjoy a good sauna.

The Best Place To Stay In Traverse City

5 on July 04, 2016

The Wind in the Pines is just a lovely oases that is central to all that there is to see and do in the Traverse City area. The setting is just lovely and after a hard day of sight seeing a great place to come home to and unwind. Dietmar and Marion are gracious host. You will not believe the breakfast they serve (heavenly). The rooms are large and vary nice.

Awesome Anniversary in Traverse City

4.8 on July 03, 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Wind in the Pines near Traverse City at the end of June. The room was spacious and well appointed with everything you would ever need. The breakfast was first rate and delicious. My only complaint was there was too much food :) Deitmar makes and awesome rum pineapple fruit cup and is a wealth of information about the local area. Thanks for a memorable anniversary celebration!

Best B&B in Traverse City

5 on June 26, 2016

Had a great stay at the Wind In The Pines. The rooms were very clean, had everything we needed for our stay and each room has their own bathrooms. Dietmar and Marion were very nice and accommodating hosts. The breakfast each morning was great. The B&B is beautiful and very welcoming outside as well. My wife and I enjoyed sitting outside under the trellis having a drink and just relaxing. On the Saturday while we were there waiting for our ride to pick us up for our wine tour, the owner made us a great margarita, on his own, Good people.We loved our stay and will definitely stay there again. I have already referred many friends to this B&B.

We cannot wait to return

5 on June 26, 2016

A beautiful room and location with every amenity you could desire¿¿

Wonderful place to stay!

5 on May 25, 2016

Hosts very friendly and gracious. Rooms large and exceptionally clean. Breakfasts were amazing. Can't wait to go back!!!

Best B&B Experience Ever!

5 on May 14, 2016

The private, quiet location of this B&B makes it a perfect place for relaxation. It is clean and beautifully decorated. The common area is furnished with everything my husband and I and the couple we were traveling with needed for late afternoon/early evening appetizers and drinks (we provided the food and drink) prior to going out for dinner. We stayed in the the Moose Room and found it very comfortable. Again, it was furnished with everything we needed and has been meticulously maintained. Finally, (and I save the best for last ...) the breakfasts were better than the best breakfast I have ever had! Everything was prepared and presented with perfection. From the fruit, to the main course, to the sweet ending ... it was all so delicious! Dietmar and Marion are most gracious hosts, giving just the right amount of attention during breakfast and always available if needed.

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

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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: $150 - $160

Bear Room

This large room located on the lower level is our most versatile, offering a king bed. 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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $185

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: $175 - $185

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Location Type



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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  • 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. All cancellations are subject to a $20.00 service charge



Dietmar and Marion Stollenwerk

Languages spoken

English, German

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

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

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian