Whaleback Inn

Star Rating
2.5 out of 5
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  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Housekeeping


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Van's Beach
    2 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Historic Fishtown
    2 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Manitou Island Transit
    3 min drive
  • Airport
    Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital)
    45 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Leland, Whaleback Inn is on a lake. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Grand Traverse Bay.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Van's Beach - 2 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Historic Fishtown - 2 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Manitou Island Transit - 3 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Manitou Passage Golf Club - 13 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Leelanau Sands Casino - 19 min drive

    Getting around

    • Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital) - 45 min drive

    About this property

    Whaleback Inn

    Lakefront hotel in Leland with free parking
    This smoke-free hotel features a garden, a picnic area, and free self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 18 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and TVs. Free local calls, hair dryers, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
    Whaleback Inn offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.
    Bathrooms include showers. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.
    Whaleback Inn features a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Onsite self parking is complimentary.
    Whaleback Inn is a smoke-free property.



    Check-in between 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Late check-in subject to availability
    Minimum check-in age - 18

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
    If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


    • Pets not allowed

    Property payment types

    American Express

    Important information


    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • A 6 percent city/local tax will be charged

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Property is also known as

    • Whaleback Inn Leland
    • Whaleback Leland
    • Whaleback Inn Hotel
    • Whaleback Inn Leland
    • Whaleback Inn Hotel Leland

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking

    Family friendly

    • Refrigerator


    • No elevators

    Guest services

    • Daily housekeeping
    • Front desk (limited hours)

    Languages spoken

    • English


    • Dock
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Terrace


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Linens


    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Shower
    • Towels


    • TV

    Food and drink

    • Refrigerator


    • Free local calls
    • Phone

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