10 Best Vacation Rentals In Petoskey, Michigan - Updated 2022

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Petoskey is a year-round vacation destination in Michigan. In this city, you can indulge in refreshing water activities, have fun riding a bike along the trails, and watch natural sights. You can also catch a glimpse of the picturesque sunsets in Bayfront Park. If you are a wine connoisseur, you’ll surely love the refined wine tasting experience on the vineyards. And adventure lovers can enjoy hiking and skiing in places like North Western State Trail, Bear River Valley Recreation Area, and Petoskey Winter Sports Park. Whitewater rafting and fishing are other activities that you can try. This place is full of fun recreational activities, and it has lots of comfy vacation homes to relax in after a busy day. Check out our list of the best vacation rentals in Petoskey, Michigan.

1. Home-like cottage with a fireplace (from USD 421)

This home-like cottage has a porch and a fireplace. It also has a backyard lawn with barbecue equipment and reclining chairs. The property is built on a 2400-sq ft (222.97-sq m) area. Inside, the house has a fireplace, wooden floors, and large windows, which admit sunlight into the house. The house is furnished with amenities like two refrigerators, a toaster, a blender, a coffee maker, an ironing board, and an iron.

The stay allows quick access to Petoskey State Park and Boyne Highlands Resort. The waterfront is also just a stroll away. You can also enjoy various activities like skiing, sledding, and ice skating in the winters or swimming, boating, and golf in the summers.

Victorian in Historic Downtown Petoskey - Multi-Family Ready!
66 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is very cozy and nice with rooms set up that would nicely suite two families
the attic room was a pleasant surprise
Cleanliness:
clean spacious comfy beds great neighborhood
clean just as pictured right by down town
the property was clean spacious and in a good location
Host:
issues that we asked stephanie about met with an immediate and helpful response
Location:
the location is great walking distance from downtown petoskey
the location of the property is fantastic
loved the house and location
being close to town and the river gave us lots of options for family friendly activities
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2. House with pleasant sunset views (from USD 395)

This house comes with a pleasant view of Little Traverse Bay and Petoskey Lighthouse right from the bedroom window. The three-bedroom property hosts a posh kitchen, equipped with silverware and glass utensils. There is an open-plan kitchen and dining area.

The property has a private deck attached to the bedroom, set up with a coffee table and chairs, where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset. Additionally, there is a ground-floor deck with a swing and chairs. This house also has an outdoor garden. For things to do, you can explore the shops and biking paths that are close by.

Stunning Lake Michgan Views & Sunsets. Walk To Waterfront, Restaurants & Shops
66 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room was inviting with comfortable furniture and beautiful views
the cottage is clean and cozy and charming with all the amenities of home
very roomy comfortable open common living area
Cleanliness:
cottage was clean and well appointed
loved our stay at this very clean pet friendly cottage
Host:
the hosts really went the extra mile to make us feel welcomed
Location:
easy walk to town - excellent location
wonderful location for biking fishing and shopping
the location is perfect walking distance to bayfront park downtown bike rental and marina
it was ideally situated close to the lake and very convenient to downtown shops and restaurants
this house is quaint and charming with a great location in downtown petoskey
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3. Two-floor house with lake views (from USD 381)

Just a few steps from the waters of Lake Michigan is this two-bedroom property with two floors. The ground floor has an open-plan living and dining area. The upper floor is ideal for couples, and it has a patio.

The property has a lake-facing deck with gorgeous views. It is also close to the sandy beach and biking path. Charlevoix and Harbor Springs are only a short ride away, and Odawa Casino is 1.9 mi (3 km) away from the stay.

Lakefront View - Location . . . Location . . . Location
55 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house itself was very clean and nicely decorated
it’s clean inside well stocked and spacious
Host:
the owners were good to work with
owners are very nice and helpful
the owners were excellent to communicate with about any need that came up
Location:
location is truly ideal
a very welcome break location was magical
the break wall and bayfront park are just a short walk to enjoy beautiful sunsets
we loved the house and the location it was close to everything (downtown restaurants and the lake)
the location was great and the property was we’ll stocked and suited our needs just right
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4. Home with scenic views of Little Traverse Bay (from USD 300)

This home-like property offers scenic views of Little Traverse Bay. Located in Downtown Petoskey, the stay provides easy access to restaurants and shops. And, it is less than 2 mi (3.2 km) from Odawa Casino.

In this two-bedroom property, you can enjoy a good barbecue on the terrace. Linens are also provided to the guests.

Wonderful Downtown Petoskey Home on Howard!
Petoskey, MI, US
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Pet-friendly stay near downtown (from USD 199)

If you’re looking for a pet-friendly stay, this is an ideal property. Just a stroll away from downtown, the place has easy access to restaurants and commercial areas.

This two-bedroom property has complete air conditioning, internet access, and a fully equipped kitchen, including glassware. There is also a patio in the partially fenced backyard, with beach chairs and a barbecue facility. Guests can ride the on-site bikes to the nature trails.

Perfect downtown Petoskey licensed full house rental new kitchen. Always clean.
82 reviews  Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
new furniture & all the rooms are as comfortable as they can be
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
the home was clean and had everything you would need
the home was clean beautiful well furnished and stocked
we would highly recommend this property to anyone who wants an extremely clean property that is well furnished
the property was very clean and well equipped with thoughtful amenities
Host:
the owners are amazing people who make sure that you have more than you need
owners were very nice to work with
Location:
perfect location in petoskey neighborhood
excellent location - easy walk from town restaurants shopping lake
walking distance to downtown lovely homes
this was a very nice house in a great location to downtown petoskey
quiet very clean and walking distance to downtown and bear river rec area
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6. Two-bedroom Victorian-style house (from USD 255)

This property is a Victorian-style house with two units. Overall, it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a nice patio in the backyard, with a gas grill. The property offers easy access to the Petoskey pier and beach, where you can witness striking views of the sunset. Petoskey State Park is at a distance of 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from here. And, you can also explore nearby Little Traverse Wheelway while you are here.

Awesome Location Near Petoskey Pier And Waterfront
55 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
we loved this charming cottage - very clean and comfortable
very clean and convenient really enjoyed our stay here
very clean great location and owner very responsive and pleasant
the house was super cute and clean
the property was very clean and had everyone needed great location too
Host:
and the owner was good to work with
everything was perfect nancy was a wonderful host all along the way
the owner was very good to work with and made the process very easy
nancy is well organized welcoming and responsive
Location:
we enjoyed walking to downtown petoskey and shopping
we have loved this place and the location
very easy walk to town and to the water
beautiful older home close to everything
great location close to everything downtown petoskey and the shoreline; very walkable
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7. Quiet home in Downtown Petoskey (from USD 440)

Although this two-bedroom property is in the heart of Downtown Petoskey, it is set in a quiet area. It is close to the waterfront and nature trails, and it is 3.1 mi (5 km) away from Petoskey State Park.

The house is fully furnished, with a TV, sofa, dining area, and a bed, and it has a spacious hall. The kitchen is also fully fitted, so you can have a comfortable stay. You will also find a parking area just behind the building.

Water View Loft in downtown Petoskey
41 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
better view of the bay and plenty of spacious room
beds were comfy and petosky is a fun place to visit
it also has huge common areas and bathrooms
Cleanliness:
extremely clean first class all the way around
it was sparkling clean well equipped and we had plenty of space
the hosts were wonderful and everything was clean and fresh
Host:
paul is a wonderful host
owner was very straightforward and honest
the owner was so nice and helpful when i had questions after check in
hosts were great to deal with
easy parking and the owner was great
Location:
perfect location in the heart of downtown
it was the perfect location for our family
it’s in an amazing location
great location to enjoy beautiful petoskey and the lake
it’s within walking distance of everything we loved this unique property and would definitely book here again
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8. Cozy apartment near Lake Michigan (from USD 265)

This two-bedroom property is well-situated, within a quick walk from Little Traverse Bay and Bayfront Park. With the convenient location of this stay, near the coast of Lake Michigan, you can enjoy watching sunsets, riding bikes, fishing, and boating.

It has comfortable home-like amenities. The kitchen is equipped with utilities, and the bathroom has a bathtub. You also get free parking during your stay.

Great Holiday Getaway!!!!
72 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean very quite and cozy
the kitchen is fulled stocked tons of nice fluffy towels and clean & comfy beds
very clean and well equipped everything was as it should be
a very clean and nicely decorated apartment in the heart of beautiful downtown petoskey
very clean updated and had most things that we needed to make it home for the weekend
Host:
thank you to the owners
hosts were very helpful and responded quickly on check in and checkouteasy walk to restaurants pubs and shopping
wonderful experience great location clean updated accommodations and helpful hosts
Location:
great location if ever in area again will love to stay here again
petoskey is a great location for exploring n michigan
terrific location perfect little getaway for us
great location in downtown easy to get to shops and the mariana
loved this apartment in downtown petoskey it was beautiful comfortable and well located
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9. Vacation home with backyard (from USD 237)

This beautiful vacation house comes with a garden with a fireplace. It is situated in a quiet residential area. Inside, it has window-type air conditioning units, wooden flooring, and an open-plan dining area. The kitchen has access to a balcony, where you will find a seating area. The three-bedroom property has two sections, with a shared entrance and a shared deck in the backyard.

Downtown Petoskey is a short walk away from the stay. Restaurants, shops, beaches, ski resorts, and bike trails are also easily accessible from here.

Unit 1: Beautiful townhouse near to downtown shopping, restaurants and trails.
64 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the unit is clean and well stocked with essentials
the property was very clean and had everything you could want
everything you need clean and comfortable
the unit is very clean well kept and fully stocked
really clean great communication and walking distance to all of downtown petoskey
Host:
the property owner is very nice as well
she stopped by one evening to say hello and was very kind and helpful
the owner gave us all the information we needed and was very nice
super host who called immediately to take care of a very small issue
she was also helpful with tips on what to see and what to do
Location:
the location is great
the location was perfect close to so many restaurants and downtown shopping
we love the place and the location
the street the property is on is very quiet and super convienient to downtown petoskey
clean property walking distance to downtown friendly property manager
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10. Condo next to the waterfront (from USD 245)

This condo is built on the second floor of an apartment building. It has hickory wood flooring, and the well-equipped kitchen has a granite counter. There is also a separate laundry room.

This two-bedroom property is adjacent to the waterfront, so you will have quick access to the lake. Nearby, you can also find great restaurants, coffee shops, bookstores, and breweries.

SUNSET GLORY -Best Views Of The Bay In Downtown Petoskey - Where You Want To Be!
78 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the apartment is amazing would definitely stay there again
we love breakfast at toast and roast and skiing at boyne and nubs knob during the day
the apartment was very clean and had an excellent view of the bay
Cleanliness:
nicely set up very clean just as advertised
it is quite big well-stocked clean and decorated beautifully
perfect apartment- well appointed clean spacious great location
we had a wonderful time the property was clean and convenient
the apartment was very tidy and well stocked
Host:
owner was super about everything
kaye was responsive to any questions we had check in/out was a breeze
Location:
great property and great location
such a perfect location in downtown petoskey we will definitely be back
we loved the property - the location was great and the apartment was charming
awesome place to stay in downtown petoskey
clean comfy and cute property absolutely perfect location and owner is great to work with we’ll be back
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Plan a trip to Petoskey and enjoy a wonderful holiday

Petoskey offers one of the best vacation spots in the US. This small city offers a beautiful waterfront, and you can truly appreciate this by staying in a vacation property with great views of the lake. For the ideal holiday home, book a stay in a cozy cabin or choose one of these best vacation rentals in Petoskey, Michigan, listed above.

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