Put-In-Bay Lodging

When it comes to lodging, there’s a lot to choose from at Put-in-Bay, and sometimes it can get a little overwhelming. Do you want the standard hotel experience, or would you prefer a vacation rental to feel a little more at home? Do you want to be in the bustling downtown Put-in-Bay area, in the shadow of the famous Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial and right next to the gorgeous DeRivera Park, or a little off of the beaten path by Perry’s Cave? Whatever it is that you seek, there are enough Put-in-Bay hotels, cottages and vacation rentals to find exactly what you need.

Put-in-Bay Island Club Rentals

Island Club Put in Bay pool

Island Club Rentals

Put-in-Bay Island Club Rentals is the preferred rental home company for Put-in-Bay Ohio. MAKE A RESERVATION! Visitors come to our vacation rentals every summer and enjoy the island life that is the hallmark of South Bass Island. You won’t believe you are in Ohio and may have visions of sitting in Key West, FL. Enjoy all the comforts of home while you experience everything that Put-in-Bay has to offer. CHECK ONLINE AVAILABILITY! Or call us at 216-898-9951 for a personalized experience with one of our specially-trained reservation agents. Check-in instructions will be provided upon booking

The Island Club Rentals feature 73 three and four bedroom homes in a private community. A pool is centrally located in the development and is perfect for the kids. All of the vacation homes are fully furnished with central air conditioning, a full kitchen, two baths, a private deck or patio with propane grills to BBQ, new high speed WiFi and much more. If you’re visiting Put-in-Bay with a group of friends or family, this is the place for you. read more


The Commodore Resort in Downtown Put-in-Bay

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Commodore Resort

The new Commodore Resort Hotel on Put-in-Bay is an updated version of one of the island’s original party spots. CHECK AVAILABILITY! We feature rooms which include: king jacuzzi suites, eight-person suites, and the traditional two double bed standard rooms. In addition, handicapped rooms are available.

Everyone loves the new rooms, the new amenities, and the new superior service that we offer. All of the rooms in the new building come equipped with high-speed internet, microwaves, refrigerators, and the majority of the rooms have a view overlooking the infamous MIST pool area and tiki bar. We have catering available for larger groups of up to 100 people for business meetings, banquets, weddings, and parties. Guests can opt to rent upstairs in The Green Room, Put-in-Bay’s newest dance club, or rent our the whole Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grill for a private function. If you are looking for an indoor/outdoor venue for your party or wedding, we also offer our MIST tiki bar area which can accommodate up to 200 people. read more


Brand New Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos

Put in Bay Waterfront Condos

Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos

The Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos are the premier lakefront Put-in-Bay lodging choice for your Lake Erie island getaway. CHECK AVAILABILITY! We are close to home in body but also far away in spirit.

How often can you plan a party weekend with your friends or a small vacation with your family on an island surrounded by water? There are no other rentals on Put-in-Bay with such an impressive and expansive view of the lake and surrounding islands.

As a result, you can relax out on your private lake view back deck. This lovely unit resides on some of the most prime Lake Erie real estate and is next to the airport. read more


Victory Station Hotel in Put-in-Bay

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Victory Station Hotel

The Victory Station Hotel on Put-in-Bay, is located in the very heart of downtown. CHECK AVAILABILITY! Built in 2013, the Victory Station is the newest and most modern hotel offering on the island, but still displaying the old world charm. Furthermore, the lodging maintains the Victorian feel of the island and is not a “party” hotel.

Victory Station Hotel Charm

Guests will be taken back to Put-in-Bay’s early days. When stepping into your hotel room, the ambiance is remarkable. Moreover, all of the modern conveniences of home are available including a flat-screen TV for catching the news or the big game.  The location is ideal, a short stroll from the Jet Express Put in Bay Ferry Dock. read more


Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos

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Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos

The Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos have the cozy lodging and ideal location for your group. CHECK AVAILABILITY! This property is adjacent to the Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos. The highlight of this property is the fact that is located right on the lakeshore of Lake Erie. So, stay near the lake while on the island. Seems like a smart choice!

There are eight poolview condos available. Each Put-in-Bay Poolview Condo has new high speed internet, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and an eat-in kitchen. The kitchen is stocked with the necessities to make and serve a meal, just bring your own ood. Also, each unit sleeps up to eight guests comfortably in 4 beds total in 2 bedrooms. read more


Bird’s Nest Resort

Put in Bay Resort

Make your next Put-in-Bay, Ohio getaway the best yet with unique accommodations from Birds Nest Resort, boasting a selection of options near the shores of Lake Erie, from budget-conscious King, Double or Efficiency Double  hotel-style rooms for couples and small families to spacious 2 and 3 bedroom cottage rentals for larger groups. Spanning 9 tranquil acres on South Bass Island, Birds Nest Resort offers a great location and amenities that the whole family can appreciate, including private spaces, a resort swimming pool, and scenic nature trails. Conveniently situated across the street from the airport, Birds Nest Resort is just moments from Put-in-Bay’s downtown area, and a mile from Miller Ferry. Families will love Perry’s Cave Family Fun Center, an amusement complex for all ages, less than one mile away. Guests can reach Joe’s Bar and the island’s many attractions with ease by golf cart, too! read more


A Place at the Bay Rental House

A Place at the Bay

A Place at the Bay

A Place at the Bay is a private Put-in-Bay lodging option for up to 12 guests. CHECK AVAILABILITY! Renting a Put In Bay Cabin is perfect for a group. The outdoor area of the home is flanked by a lovely wooded area, setting a cozy atmosphere. Additionally, the rear of the property abuts Saunders Golf Course. This Put in Bay vacation home is located on Jeris Lane, across the street from the Island Club.

The set up inside A Place at the Bay is very accommodating for a large group. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Also, a large combined living and dining area is adjacent to the kitchen. Furthermore, the kitchen is stocked with everything needed to prepare, cook and serve a meal. Most importantly, the savings gained from cooking a few meals on a Put-in-Bay trip can be tremendous. read more


PIB Peace and Quiet

Peace And Quiet rental home

Peace & Quiet

Peace and Quiet is a lovely vacation rental on  Put-in-Bay. BOOK ONLINE QUICKLY! Here, guests can enjoy there own piece of the island.  The lovely wooded lot is the perfect setting for an enjoyable stay.

There are two units at Peace and Quiet.  Each efficiency can sleep up to 8 guests.  Additionally, each unit has a kitchen, dining area and air conditioning.  Also, a connecting porch is the perfect spot for morning coffee.  The large yard is also very usable.  Guests can bring yard games such as corn hole and have plenty of space to spread out.  Also, a propane grill is provided.  Take advantage of this feature and save your group a bundle during your Put-in-Bay stay.  Cooking just a couple meals can equate to great savings versus the restaurants in downtown Put-in-Bay. read more


Ahoy Inn Bed and Breakfast

Ahoy Inn Bed and Breakfast is located just outside the downtown area. It is near restaurants and other attractions on Put-in-Bay. However, even with it being this close to the downtown area, Ahoy Inn is able to offer a quiet getaway that only accepts reservations from couples. As a result, it all adds up to a relaxing experience.

With the best island location, Ahoy Inn Guesthouse offers charming European themed and upscale island style rooms, all with a king bed, private bathroom, TV, fridge, WiFi, and AC. Guests can enjoy complimentary bicycles and golf cart rental on site. Only 2 minute walk to downtown shopping, dining, and entertainment. Please, visit Ahoy Inn’s website and Facebook page for current specials, photos, guest comments, and a full listings of amenities. Friendly innkeepers will make your island getaway special and memorable! read more


Great Put-in-Bay Lodging Resorts and More

If you’re looking for a Put-in-Bay resort in the center of the downtown area, you should consider the Commodore Resort or the Put-in-Bay Condos. Staying at the Commodore grants you access to MIST Pool Bar, and staying at the Put-in-Bay Condos gets you into all the downtown pool bars, collectively two of the best of the Put-in-Bay swim up bars.

This is something that Put-in-Bay is very well known for, and you’ll definitely want to make a pool bar a part of your trip. At the Commodore, you’ll also be right next door to Mr. Ed’s, one of the island’s most famous nightlife hotspots. Most vacations to the island involve visiting some of the Put-in-Bay bars and pubs, and one of the best is right on your doorstep!

There is even a Put-in-Bay taxi service to get you to the downtown area.

Off Put-in-Bay’s Beaten Path

Maybe you’d like something just a little quieter, perhaps for a romantic getaway with your husband or wife, boyfriend or girlfriend. Consider then the Victory Station Hotel. This boutique hotel is the perfect spot for a couple to relax and unwind for a weekend. Only a few steps from downtown, next to the Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot (a great choice for golf cart rentals!), you’ll be just a stone’s throw away from all of the dining and shopping on offer on the main strip. However, you’ll also be detached enough that you can have quiet peaceful romantic moments.

Put-in-Bay Ohio Vacation Rentals

Put-in-Bay is also a famous group destination, and if you’re bringing a group, it’s time to start looking at vacation rentals. Your Put-in-Bay bachelorette party, bachelor party or family reunion will be so much better with everyone under one roof, and you can make that happen at the Island Club or Put-in-Bay Condos. When you’re welcoming family and friends from local places like Cleveland, Toledo and Sandusky, but also bringing people in from all over the country, it is so nice to have everyone not just in walking distance, but actually under the same roof!

The Island Club and Put-in-Bay Condos

The Island Club is a Put-in-Bay legend, offering rental homes on the island for decades. If you’re a South Bass Island regular, chances are you stay at the Island Club. There’s a reason they have so many repeat customers, and it’s not just the famous swimming pool. An Island Club rental offers all the amenities of home, like simple check-in and free wifi at a price per person that you just can’t beat at Put-in-Bay. With over 70 properties available, you’ll be able to find the perfect fit for your group. Some even have a jacuzzi tub!

The Put-in-Bay Condos are right up against the water by the Put-in-Bay Airport, providing astonishing views of Lake Erie. The Waterfront Condos are the newest place to stay at Put-in-Bay, and each has its own private lakeview patio for you to enjoy the view you richly deserve!

There are also the original Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos for those on a budget!

More Choices Than You Can Imagine

This is only scratching the surface of what’s available to you at the Bay. You could also check out places like Birds Nest, or smaller individual properties like A Place at the Bay. Wherever you stay, the gem of the Lake Erie islands will be yours to explore!

The Next Step to Booking Your Put-in-Bay Vacation

As you can see, there’s a lot to consider. You can’t go wrong with any of the places mentioned above, but there are also some great individual specialty properties to consider. Click on a property above to learn more, and give us a call at 216-898-9951 if you have any questions about an individual accommodation on our site, we are here to help! And once you’ve got your reservation, you can start to dream about that ferry ride from the Catawba docks in Port Clinton to the best destination in the United States, Put-in-Bay Ohio!




What is the cheapest way to book Put-in-Bay lodging?

Direct of course! Use our website to learn more about the various lodging options, and then contact them directly. Not only can you avoid third party fees that are tacked on by sites like Airbnb or Booking.com, but often hotels and vacation rental companies will have promotions and specials that you can only get by reaching out to them.

Is Put-in-Bay lodging good for bachelor/bachelorette parties?

Yes! Put-in-Bay is famous in the Midwest as the best place to throw a bachelor or bachelorette party. Big, group lodging accommodations are the best for this because they get everyone under one roof and provide a base of operations for your weekend. We specifically recommend the Island Club for bachelor and bachelorette parties!

What are Put-in-Bay lodging options?

Put-in-Bay has a lot of different choices for travelers. There are downtown hotels like the Commodore Resort that are right in the thick of the action, and some like Victory Station which are a little quieter and make for a romantic couple’s getaway. There are big Island Club houses perfect for bachelorette parties, family reunions and work retreats, and there’s the Put-in-Bay Condos, where you can live in the lap of luxury with a balcony overlooking Lake Erie’s shores. Whatever your needs and whatever your budget, there’s a way to come enjoy the Bay!

Is Put-in-Bay lodging kid friendly?

Absolutely. While the weekend at Put-in-Bay might be slightly less of an all-ages experience than it is during the week, all island lodging will accommodate guests of any age 7 days a week. Check out the putinbay.com attractions page to learn about some of the family-friendly activites on the island, because there are so many things to do in Put-in-Bay!

What should I pack for a trip to Put-in-Bay?

Ohio weather can be unpredictable on occasion so we do recommend a hoodie or light jacket regardless of the time of year. We also recommend swimwear as that is a big part of the Put-in-Bay experience, whether you choose the relaxation of a swim-up bar or the adrenaline of jet-skiing or boat rentals! Aside from that, bring whatever you need to feel happy and comfortable so that you can focus on having a great time!

More Info

Put-in-Bay lodging choices include hotel rooms, conference centers, rental homes, resort hotels, luxury suites, and more. Want a drink poolside? stay at the Commodore Resort and check out “The MIST” outdoor pool and swim-up bar. You can find also find tiki bars at select resorts such as Bird’s Nest Resort. Bird’s Nest also features golf cart rentals onsite.

Put-in-Bay Island is the Key West of the North! Resorts such as the Island club and the Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos have spacious living rooms, guest rooms, and queen beds standard. Island Club has golf carts and occasionally bicycle rentals available exclusively to guests. Come over on the Jet Express or Miller Ferry. Click here to check availability. Book your Caribbean style getaway today!