Two Locations, One Amazing Destination.
Cottages at Bay Harbor


Two Locations, One Amazing Destination.


Cottages at Bay Harbor are the resort's standalone accommodations, offering plenty of space for families, groups, and couples looking for extra room to stretch out. Discover two amazing locations within resort property, either just steps from Lake Michigan or tucked along Crooked Tree Golf Club, each with access to all the luxury amenities of the Inn. Your ideal northern Michigan retreat and next vacation destination is here!

The Cottages are not affiliated with Marriott, and Marriott Bonvoy points cannot be earned or redeemed with stays.
There is a two- or three-night minimum in place for all stays.

Private, Self-Catering


Two-Bedroom Lakeside Cottages

Enjoy a beautiful location near the waterfront, and adjacent to Inn at Bay Harbor with first floor entry. Ideal for families and small groups, each Lakeside Cottage offers easy access to the water and resort amenities.

  • Sleeps up to 6
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Adjacent to Inn at Bay Harbor

Three-Bedroom Lakeside Cottages

Enjoy a beautiful location near the waterfront, and adjacent to Inn at Bay Harbor with second floor entry. Ideal for large family and group getaways, each Lakeside Cottage offers easy access to the water and resort amenities.

  • Sleeps up to 10
  • 2.5 Bathrooms
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony
  • Adjacent to Inn at Bay Harbor

Three-Bedroom Crooked Tree Cottages

Charming three-bedroom standalone cottages featuring classic northern Michigan architecture and spectacular views overlooking the 18th fairway at Crooked Tree Golf Club.

  • Sleeps up to 8
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Fireplace
  • Private Porch
  • Located on Crooked Tree Golf Club course
Why the Cottages?

Away from Home & All Your Own

Aerial view of Bay Harbor from Crooked Tree Golf Club

Two Locations, One Amazing Destination

Whether you're a golfer, skier, or ready for a lake day, the Cottages has a location, and an accommodation to suit your taste. From Lakeside near the waterfront, to Crooked Tree along the golf course, guests stay in private, spacious, and charming accommodations, and get access to all the luxe resort amenities and facilities of the Inn. 

Wooden map art of Bay Harbor area

Location Is Key

Beyond the charming architecture and convenience of a self-catering cottage, vacation is all about location! And at the Cottages at Bay Harbor, you're at the heart of it all in northern Michigan's most diverse recreation region. Experience easy access to the Inn at Bay Harbor for dining, our beach and pool, The Spa, and golf, plus a central location to Lake Michigan beaches, quaint downtown shopping districts, local wineries, and Michigan's best skiing. 

Bay Harbor

Cottage & Resort Amenities

  • Two Locations
  • Two and Three-Bedroom
  • Full Kitchens
    in Each Cottage
  • Keurig
    Coffee Maker
  • Gas Fireplace
    in Each Cottage
  • Deck or Balcony
    in Each Cottage
  • Fitness Center
    Open 24/7
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • The Spa
    Inn at Bay Harbor
  • Four Golf Courses
  • Four Restaurants
  • Snowshoe Rentals
  • Ice Skating
  • Enhanced Wi-Fi
  • Shuttle Service
  • Vehicle Charging
Need to Know

Policies & Services

  • Both Cottages locations are on Inn at Bay Harbor resort property. Lakeside Cottages are adjacent to the hotel, and Crooked Tree Cottages are located along the golf course at Crooked Tree Golf Club, just across US-31. 

  • All Cottages are accessed via keycard entry.

    Lakeside Cottages:
    Lakeside Cottages are split into four units, two lower-level Two-Bedroom Lakeside Cottages, and two upper-level Three-Bedroom Lakeside Cottages. Three-Bedrooms are accessed via stairs.

    Crooked Tree Cottages:
    Located on Crooked Tree Golf Club course, guests will make the short drive from Bay Harbor across US-31 onto Crooked Tree Drive. Each Crooked Tree Cottage is a standalone building with private access.

  • Check-in is 4pm and check-out is at 11am. Please visit the Inn at Bay Harbor front desk to check-in.

  • No, express check-out is available. Simply leave your keycards inside the Cottage upon departure.

  • For Lakeside guests, self-parking is available in the eastern parking lot of Inn at Bay Harbor. For Crooked Tree guests, self-parking is available directly in front of each cottage, in the driveway, or on the street.

  • The Cottages each offer an open kitchen with a breakfast bar and bar stool seating. Each are equipped with:

    • Full-Size Refrigerator
    • Oven and Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Dishwasher
    • Keurig Coffee Maker with selection of K-Cups
    • Silverware
    • Dishes and Glassware
    • Cookware and Bakeware
    • Supply of Dish Towels, Dishwasher Detergent, and Trash Bags
  • Yes! Cottages guests are invited to utilize the outdoor pool (seasonal) and hot tub (year-round) at Inn at Bay Harbor. Towels are available from the pooldeck. Simply bring your keycard to access the pool area!

  • Guests of the Cottages are welcome to utilize all resort facilities, including the fitness center, outdoor pool and hot tub, and golf practice facilities. Guests of the Cottages are also able to access resort amenities and activities like:

    • Lawn Games
    • Beach Cruisers
    • Snowshoes
    • Ice Rink
    • VIP Ski Locker
    • Shuttle Service
  • Yes, Cottages guests enjoy a private washer & dryer in each unit. Guests are also welcome to utilize the laundry facilities inside the Inn at Bay Harbor, on the second floor.

  • A deposit of 50% of your total stay is required to confirm your reservation. Golf packages require a deposit of $100 per person. Cancellations received 14 days or more prior to your arrival date will allow a refund of your deposit minus a $10 administrative fee. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival require forfeiture of the entire deposit. 

    Deposit Assurance is available for purchase during the time of booking in order to protect your deposit within our 14 day (or November 1 holiday) cancellation window. 

    A detailed outline of lodging policies can be found here >

  • Our mandatory Resort Activities Fee is calculated as 10% of the room rate per day, and includes:

      • Enhanced Wi-Fi
      • Shuttle service to downtown Petoskey's historic Gaslight District, Village at Bay Harbor, and more
      • Kids' coloring kits

      Seasonal Offerings:

      • Two-hour beach cruiser rental • late spring, summer, early fall
      • Range balls at Crooked Tree Golf Club and Bay Harbor Golf Club (Proper golf attire required, guests under 16 must be accompanied by a parent) • late spring, summer
      • Lawn games • summer, fall
      • Nightly lakeside bonfire, s'mores kits available from Reception (weather permitting) • late spring, summer, fall
      • Snowshoe rental • winter
      • Ice skating rink & ice skate rental • winter
      • VIP Ski Locker Access at Boyne Mountain with premium parking, room for up to six peoples' gear, and hot cocoa & coffee • winter
      • Game Room in lower level of Inn at Bay Harbor with foosball and table tennis  •  winter and spring