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Top Rated Waters Hotels

The Waters Inn
The Waters Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 10565 Old Highway 27 South, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$107
4.7/5 (3 reviews)

Well-managed. Fun themed rooms. Liked the space in our room the best!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018
Guests of The Waters Inn enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is available if you drive.
Best Western Gaylord
Best Western Gaylord
2.5 out of 5.0 1201 W. Main St, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$72
4.1/5 (45 reviews)

Very good value for the money. Very close to lots of dining choices and the freeway

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019
Guests staying at Best Western Gaylord enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. A stay here includes free parking. The 24-hour front desk has staff ...
Baymont by Wyndham Gaylord
Baymont by Wyndham Gaylord
2.5 out of 5.0 510 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$59
3.6/5 (64 reviews)

It was a very nice hotel! We enjoyed staying there!

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019
Guests staying at Baymont by Wyndham Gaylord enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is included with your ...
Hampton Inn Gaylord
Hampton Inn Gaylord
2.5 out of 5.0 230 Dickerson Rd, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$80
4.2/5 (18 reviews)

Everybody was friendly, everything was clean. The pool was heated, but I would preferred a couple degrees warmer. The Breakfast was wonderful. I have never seen a bigger selection. A very enjoyable visit.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019
Guests staying at Hampton Inn Gaylord enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking if you drive. The front desk ...
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham Grayling
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham Grayling
2.5 out of 5.0 2650 I-75 Business Loop, Grayling, MI
Free Cancellation
$60
3.1/5 (61 reviews)

I liked the location. The smell of chlorine was shocking at first. However, we got used to it. Breakfast fell short of expectations. Best place in the area.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham Grayling features an indoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. Self parking is available for USD 0 per ...
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Gaylord
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Gaylord
2.5 out of 5.0 826 Carpenter St, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$99
4.4/5 (5 reviews)

Several things were outstanding:location, overall appearance of property, beds, TV's, customer, service, and breakfast.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019
Guests staying at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Gaylord enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. If you plan to drive, free parking ...
American Alpine Lodge
American Alpine Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0 833 W Main St, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$65
3.1/5 (15 reviews)

I liked the pool and sauna. The place needed professional maintenance done to it. Place is to large to keep up with out a large overhaul.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2019
Guests staying at American Alpine Lodge enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour ...
Treetops Resort
Treetops Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$116
Treetops Resort features ski-in/ski-out access, a golf course, and a full-service spa. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an area shuttle for ...
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gaylord
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gaylord
2.5 out of 5.0 525 Dickerson Road, Gaylord, MI
Free Cancellation
$93
4.0/5 (5 reviews)

One of the cleanest hotels I've witnessed. The breakfast stations were well stocked with quality products. A very inviting staff and facility. Room has ample furnishings including brand new linens for pull out sofa bed. Comfortably fit full family.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019
At Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gaylord, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is available if you ...

Finding a Hotel in Waters


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Accommodations in Waters


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What's the Weather Like in Waters?


Debating whether you'll need a lightweight jacket or a down coat while you're visiting? Waters is typically warmest in July and June, while it’s usually the chilliest in January and February. The rainiest months are September and October, while the driest months are normally February and March. Here's a rundown of seasonal temps and rainfall so you're completely prepared for all that Mother Nature can deliver:


  • January to March: average temp during the day is 45°F and 8°F at night
  • April to June: average temp during the day is 78°F and 24°F at night
  • July to September: average temp during the day is 79°F and 42°F at night
  • October to December: average temp during the day is 61°F and 12°F at night
  • Annual rainfall average: 36.22 inches

Things to See and Do in Waters


While you're in Waters, you may want to make time to experience the local activities. These top attractions are worth exploring during your trip:

  • Otsego Lake State Park
  • Black Forest Golf Course
  • Michaywe Pines Golf Course
  • Marsh Ridge Golf Course
  • Pine Baron Pathway
  • Hartwick Pines State Park

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