Put-in-Bay Hotels & Resorts

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When it comes to lodging, there’s a lot to choose from when you visit Put-in-Bay. Sometimes it can get a little overwhelming and you need advice before you hop on the Put-in-Bay ferry. Fortunately, this resource is here to help you narrow down the best places to stay at Put-in-Bay Ohio!

Put-in-Bay Island Club Rentals

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,…

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1490 Put-In-Bay Road, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

The Commodore Resort in Downtown Put-in-Bay

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…

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272 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Brand New 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…

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1240 Tri-Motor Drive, Put-in-Bay, OH, 43456

Victory Station Hotel in Put-in-Bay

The Victory Station Hotel on Put-in-Bay, is located in the very heart of downtown. 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…

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489 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos

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.…

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1240 Tri Motor Drive, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Bird’s Nest Resort

Make your next Put-in-Bay, Ohio getaway the best yet with unique accommodations from Bird’s 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…

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1371 Langram Road

PIB Peace and Quiet

Peace & Quiet Peace and Quiet is a lovely vacation rental on  Put-in-Bay. BOOK ONLINE QUICKLY! Here, guests can enjoy their 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…

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720 Mitchell Rd, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Island Club House 97

Island Club House 97 is one of the most popular rental houses in the Island Club community. Island Club House 97 is a premier Vacation Home Rental in Put-in-Bay, Ohio that people return to again and again, season after season. It is a furnished home for rent in the Island Club community of Put-in-Bay, Ohio.…

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1631 Hazard's Alley, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA

A Place at the Bay Rental House

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…

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1589 Put-In-Bay Rd, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Ashley’s Island House

Ashley’s Island House is located about one block from downtown Put-in-Bay’s main street, Delaware Ave. This historic 1860’s Victorian architecture Put-in-Bay Bed and Breakfast is recognized as the largest and oldest on the island. The famous front porch is a favorite hangout for many of Ashley’s guests. You can just sit back and watch the…

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557 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA

Do you want the standard hotel experience, or would you prefer an island 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, or right next to the gorgeous DeRivera Park?

Maybe what you are looking for is a little off of the beaten path by Perry’s Cave, or even relaxing right on the water’s edge? Whatever it is that you seek, there are enough Put-in-Bay hotels, cottages, resorts, condos, and vacation rentals to find exactly what you need.

Great Put-in-Bay Lodging Resorts and More

Island Club Pool

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.

Lodging Off of Put-in-Bay’s Beaten Path

Victory Station

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.

Lodging Off of 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 Put-in-Bay Victory Station Hotel. This boutique hotel is the perfect spot for a couple to relax and unwind for a weekend. Located only a few steps from downtown, next to the Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot (a great choice for golf cart rentals!).

You will be just a stone’s throw away from all of the bars, dining and shopping offered on the main strip as well as the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum next door. However, you’ll also be detached enough that you can have quiet peaceful romantic moments to yourself.

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

PIB 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. Every house comes with a grill. With over 70 properties available, you’ll be able to find the perfect fit for your group. Some even have a garden tub! The Island Club can be found at 1490 Put-In-Bay Rd, Put-In-Bay, OH 43456.

The Put-in-Bay Condos are lakeside, right up against the water by the Put-in-Bay Airport, providing astonishing views of Lake Erie. There is no better lakefront spot on the island. The Waterfront Condos is 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! In 2021, every summer weekend until August 20th was booked solid by May! You cannot find anything like these condos on Kelleys Island. Check out the guest review.

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

More Lodging 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! See if you can join us on the Battle of Lake Erie weekend for a special treat! View the Best Put-in-Bay Events this season as well as upcoming events that are family fun by visiting our Event Calendar.


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

Downtown Harbor

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. The perfect getaway from Detroit.

Click on the property above to learn more, or 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! Visit Put-in-Bay today!


Other Put-in-Bay Lodging Options

We feature only the best of the best on our website in terms of overnight accommodations. There are other options scattered around the island for those who seek alternatives. When the big popular resorts, hotels, and houses highlighted above are all booked up, people seek the next best and some of them are noted here:

Hotels & Resorts

Islander Inn – Caribbean-style hotel with two swim-up bars, a large jacuzzi, and a tropical-themed pirate ship bar.

Bay Lodging Resort – Bay Lodging Resort offers mostly hotel rooms but also some two-bedroom units with full kitchens, continental breakfast, and Wi-Fi.

Bayshore Resort – Bayshore Resort offers suites with kitchenettes, balconies, three outdoor pools, a tiki bar, a full-service restaurant, and golf cart rentals.

Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center – Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center is one of the island’s full-service conference centers, offering complimentary continental breakfast most days, a DJ on weekends, and a bar.

Park Hotel – Park Hotel is a Victorian-era hotel offering affordable lodging with shared bathrooms attached to the Roundhouse Bar in the center of downtown.

Grand Islander Hotel – The Grand Islander offers a downtown location with a 600-seat, full-service conference facility. Facilities at Islander Inn are available to Grand Islander Hotel guests.

Motels, Homes & Houses

Anchor Inn – Anchor Inn Boutique Hotel is a small, intimate hotel, close to downtown. You’ll experience a classy (not stuffy) place to stay including a full breakfast as well as daily housekeeping and turn-down service.

All-Star Ohio House – The All-Star Ohio House is a spacious six-bedroom, three-bathroom, Ohio-themed, a Victorian vacation home located literally right behind the Roundhouse Bar so you can hear the musical entertainment all night long.

Harriets House – Townhouses, a little house, suites, and single rooms await your arrival at Harriett’s House, which are clean, modern, and one block from downtown. Reasonably priced.

Edgewater Motel – Edgewater Hotel is centrally located in the main downtown area amidst non-stop nightlife, restaurants, attractions, and shopping.

South Bass Island State Park – Campsites, some with lakeside views. Nearby jet ski rentals, jungle gym, and a snack shack. Conveniently close to the best kept secrets on the island: Joe’s Bar & Restaurant and Swipe Right Pizza!



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

Book 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.

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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!

Where can I find Put-in-Bay lodging discounts?

Put-in-Bay is not often known as a discount destination. Coupons and discounts and specials are hard to come by so when you find one, take advantage of it! There are three places that we know of for discounts: the Island Club Homes and Condos Specials page, the Put-in-Bay Coupons website, and the Commodore Resort downtown Discounts.

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What are Put-in-Bay lodging options?

The island has a lot of different choices for travelers. There are downtown Put-in-Bay hotels like the Commodore Resort that are right in the thick of the action, and some like Victory Station which is a little quieter and makes for a romantic couple’s getaway. There are big Island Clubhouses perfect for bachelorette parties, family reunions, and work retreats, and there are 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 weekends 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 activities 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!

Can you bring coolers to Put-in-Bay?

Yes, you can bring coolers to Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Though walking around with open alcoholic containers is prohibited. Whether you plan on boating on Lake Erie or enjoying a stay at the Island Club, a cooler is a must for any visit to South Bass Island. Though we highly recommend checking out many of the bars located downtown Put-in-Bay to truly enjoy the island experience. A few of these Put-in-Bay bars include Fishbowl, Frosty’s, and Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille all located in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay.

Can you rent a house at Put-In-Bay?

Discover the perfect vacation rentals on South Bass Island at Put-in-Bay, Ohio. From downtown hotels within walking distance of the best bars to lakefront condos with stunning views of Lake Erie at Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos, there’s an accommodation option to suit every preference. Enjoy the convenience and vibrant atmosphere of downtown Put-in-Bay or wake up to the serenity of a lakeside retreat. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a longer stay, South Bass Island has the ideal vacation rental for you. Book now and create unforgettable memories on this picturesque island.

How many days do you need for Put-in-Bay?

Planning a visit to South Bass Island? Look no further than Put-in-Bay, Ohio, for an unforgettable experience. With a wide range of attractions and upcoming events, this small island has something for everyone. Whether you’re seeking family-friendly activities or a weekend getaway with friends, Put-in-Bay has it all. Don’t miss the must-visit spots like Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial and South Bass Island State Park. And if you’re looking for the best restaurants and bars, downtown Put-in-Bay is the place to be, with a vibrant scene near Derivera Park. Explore all that South Bass Island has to offer and make your summer truly memorable.

Do cell phones work in Put-in-Bay?

Wondering about cell phone service on South Bass Island? Rest assured, most cell phones work well on the island, although some providers may offer better coverage than others. In recent years, major phone carriers have made significant improvements to enhance service on the Lake Erie islands, including Put-in-Bay, Ohio. They have installed additional cell receivers on the downtown water tower to ensure better coverage. However, if you encounter any issues, many vacation rentals offer Wi-Fi for guests, allowing you to stay connected during your stay. Enjoy your time on South Bass Island with reliable cell phone service and convenient internet access.

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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!

Whether you stay at a home rental, waterfront condo or Put-in-Bay Hotel, you are sure to have a memorable stay. With so much variety in lodging options for your getaway, you’ll be sure to find the best fit for you and yours. We look forward to being your host and can’t wait for you to join us!