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 Villas

Put-in-Bay Villas

Put-in-Bay Villas

The Put-in-Bay Villas are located adjacent to the Put-in-Bay Resort. Each villa rivals the best lodging found in Key West and other island vacation hot spots. Put-in-Bay Villas has sold out every weekend during the season since they opened.  So, we recommend making your reservations now!

These deluxe 3-story villas sleep up to either 8 or 12 adults. Inside, each villa has a full size refrigerator and freezer.  Additionally, there is a microwave, wet-bar, kitchenette and 42″ flat-screen TV with cable.  Also, there is a living room, 4 bedrooms with queen size beds, and 3 full baths.  Clearly, there is space and features for large groups.  There are lodging options for groups of all sizes. 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!