Two Locations, One Amazing Destination.
Cottages at Bay Harbor


Two Locations, One Amazing Destination.

Welcome to the Cottages

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 Cottages stays.
There is at least a two-night minimum in place for all stays.

Private, Self-Catering


Two-Bedroom Lakeside Cottages

Adjacent to Inn at Bay Harbor | 6 Guests

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.

Three-Bedroom Lakeside Cottages

Adjacent to Inn at Bay Harbor | 10 Guests

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.

Three-Bedroom Crooked Tree Cottages

On Crooked Tree Golf Course | 8 Guests

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

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

Features & Amenities


Fitness Center 
Open 24/7

Outdoor Pool

Outdoor Hot Tub

The Spa
Inn at Bay Harbor

Four Golf Courses

Four Restaurants

Vehicle Charging


Two Beautiful Locations 
 On Resort Property

Two & Three-Bedrooms 

Fully-Equipped Kitchen
In Each Cottage

Dining Table & Chairs
In Each Cottage

Gas Fireplace
In Each Cottage

Private Laundry
In Each Cottage

Housekeeping Service
Available by Request


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

Enhanced Wireless Internet

Shuttle Service (within a five mile radius)

Kids' Coloring Kits


Two-Hour Beach Cruisers
late spring, summer, early fall

Range Balls at Crooked Tree Golf Club and Bay Harbor Golf Club
late spring, summer •
Proper golf attire required, guests under 16 must be accompanied by a parent

Lawn Games | Giant Chess, Connect Four, Ladder Ball, Bags, and more
summer, fall

Nightly Lakeside Bonfire
late spring, summer, early fall • S'mores kits available from Reception (weather permitting)


Ice Skating Rink & Ice Skates
winter • Limited sizes, please inquire at Reception

VIP Ski Locker Access at Boyne Mountain
winter • With premium parking, room for up to six peoples' gear, and hot cocoa & coffee

Game Room
  winter, spring • In lower level with foosball and table tennis

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. 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. 

    Please note, golf packages require a $300 per person deposit.  Please call for the most up to date golf package policies. 

    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 >

  • Discounts can be utilized online while purchasing lift tickets, SkyBridge Michigan tickets, and day passes at Avalanche Bay. You'll need your lodging confirmation number, as this is how your discounts are validated. 

    • Up to 20% off Lift Tickets
    • 10% Off Avalanche Bay day passes
    • 10% Off SkyBridge Michigan

    For detailed instructions on each activity, see here >