When you picture your next vacation spot, what do you see? Do you imagine yourself soaking up the sunshine by the swimming pool, or are you enjoying peace and quiet from your private deck? When you book a stay at a Put-in-Bay vacation rental or cabin, you can have it all. Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and escape to Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island. Each of our featured lodging options is centrally located to downtown and include all the comforts of home. To ensure that you have a place to stay at the bay, plan ahead and make a Put-in-Bay Rental Home Availability Request.
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Your Put-in-Bay Lodging Resort and Rental Options
When many people are planning a trip out of town, they think hotels. But a trip to our beautiful Lake Erie island may work better with an alternative option that the typical Put-in-Bay resort cannot provide. Put-in-Bay hotels are great, but with a vacation rental, you can keep your whole group together and focus on planning outings to the famous Put-in-Bay sites like Perry’s Cave and the Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial!
The Best Ohio Getaway
Put-in-Bay is such a departure from the rest of Ohio, you’d be forgiven for thinking you had teleported to the Keys! Downtown Put-in-Bay is home to more bars and restaurants than you can imagine, and even though it’s a mere hour from Cleveland, even less from Toledo, and just a little water away from Sandusky Ohio and Cedar Point, it’s as if you’re in another world. Everything is within walking distance in the downtown area, and a simple golf cart ride will get you the rest of the way!
Put-in-Bay Condos, Cabins and more
Selecting the right vacation home is the key to having a memorable trip. Will you choose the Island Club, vacation rentals with their own taxi service? Or, will you opt for a waterfront condo with a beautiful back porch and a poolside view of the outdoor pool in the front? These spacious and private Put-in-Bay rentals include amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, propane grills, parking, and private outdoor spaces. The kitchens are a great way to make family meals on the island and avoid eating out every night while on the island.
Midweek stays will also benefit from special add-ons such as free golf cart rentals and discounted rates. There’s room to accommodate your entire group of family and friends under one roof. Why spread out in multiple hotel rooms when you could stay together in one of the island’s best rental homes? With top-notch amenities like free wifi, garden tubs and easy check-in, and unbeatable locations on the lakefront with an incredible lakeview, there’s no doubt that you’ll have an excellent experience at your Put-in-Bay, Ohio, rental home. It’s your home away from home, but this one is on an island!
Not Just Another Put-in-Bay Resort
Cottages and Rental Homes offer guests a comfortable place to stay in Put-In-Bay. Enjoy all of the comforts of home, while staying under one roof with your group. Don’t spread out in multiple hotel rooms. Stay together in one of our excellent lodging choices and have a great experience with some of your closest friends!
Put-In-Bay is home to a wide selection of Vacation Rental Properties. This website is an excellent resource to research, compare and reserve your home. There is something to match everyone and anyone’s lodging needs. The sooner you book, the sooner you can get on a Put in Bay Ferry!
Put-in-Bay Ohio, the United States most northern island paradise!
Put-in-Bay is one of the most well known vacation destinations in the northern half of the United States. A short ferry ride from Port Clinton will bring you face to face with an island paradise, with famous nightlife, tiki bars, and more. The Put-in-Bay island life will take you so far away from your 9 to 5, you may never want to go back. Explore this website for information on upcoming events and more to find the best time to come see us at the Bay!
Other Put-In-Bay Lodging Options
Airbnb Put in Bay
Airbnb Put in Bay has quickly become a popular method to book a place to stay on the island. Users like the easy interface and the ability to use one platform no matter where they stay. When considering an Airbnb Put in Bay be sure to consider all of the fees and surcharges that may be incurred. Be sure to compare prices of booking through this method and simply Booking Direct with an island Hospitality Provider.
VRBO Put in Bay
VRBO Put in Bay, or Vacation Rental by Owner is a service that connects homeowners to potential renters. This has been proven to be a useful tool for an individual owning a vacation home. This platform allows owners to post their own properties to a bigger audience. Like Airbnb, it is prudent when using a VRBO Put in Bay to compare the cost to other Put-In-Bay Reservation methods.
Top 10 Put-in-Bay Lodging Questions
Yes! The Put-in-Bay Condos are one major resort on South Bass Island that is on the waterfront. Each of the 26 individual condos faces Lake Erie and has a large outdoor deck for guests to sit and enjoy the view.
The best way to get to your hotel from the ferry dock is to use a Put-in-Bay Taxi service. They are always available waiting for guests at each of the ferry docks. They are also available by reservation and will be waiting for you and your group tp provide a private transport. All hotels have a few parking spots also in case you have to bring your car over to the island.
Pool parties have become synonymous with Put-in-Bay weekend fun. The best Put in Bay hotels also happen to offer the best pools and DJs both midweek and on the weekends. Top picks according to guest surveys include:
- The Commodore Resort's MIST Pool Bar
- The Put-in-Bay Resort's Blue Marlin Bar
- The Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos new pool
- The Bay Lodging's Buckeye Tiki Bar
Each hotel on the island offers a different experience. The best hotel at Put-in-Bay is the one that you and your family enjoy the most. Commodore Resort is located in the heart of the downtown and is Put-in-Bay's original pool resort. It has a restaurant, bar, pool, and golf cart rentals. The Put-in-Bay Resort is probably the island's biggest and offers a swim-up bar, hot tub, and golf cart rentals. The Bay Lodging is located just off downtown so it is a little quieter and also offers golf carts and the island's only indoor/outdoor pool. Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos offers incredible panoramic lake views from each condo's private deck.
Families enjoy our hotels and resorts differently than most weekend guests. They look for some peace and quiet and also certain usual hotel amenities. The Commodore Resort offers a variety of different room styles that families enjoy as well as the convenience of being walking distance to everything. The Put-in-Bay Resort offers a large hot tub and a kids' splash pad for summer fun. The Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos has serenity and it's location virtually guarantees a quiet evening. The Bay Lodging Resort is the closest to Perry's Family Fun Center and is also a little quieter.
Most hotels and resorts at Put-in-Bay require a 2 or sometimes 3 night minimum on weekends depending on the time of year. However, most also offer a 1-night option for midweek. So it really depends when you want to stay. The Put-in-Bay Condos are testing a one night weekend stay for both the early and late pre- and post-season weekends.
Each of the Put-in-Bay hotels has an individual page here for you to review information and pictures. There are also outbound links that go to each of their individual websites to get even more information and to book online! You can also call to get specific information.
Your stay at Put-in-Bay depends on what you wish to do while on the island. Check out other questions to discover factors such as closeness to downtown, family friendly features, pools, and more. Our top list includes:
- Put-in-Bay Resort
- Commodore Resort
- Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos
- Bay Lodging
There are only three large hotels and resorts on the island which are pet-friendly. They are pet-friendly for midweek stays but due to the volume of people on weekends and the increased activity, weekends are generally not pet-friendly at hotels. These resorts are:
- Bay Lodging
- Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos
- Island Club Home Rentals
Unfortunately, there is a limit on the number of guests allowed in each hotel room. This is usually set by the state fire marshal. If a room at a Put-in-Bay hotel is advertised as a 4-person room, then it is a 4-person maximum. All hotels and resorts on the island are very strict about this due to safety concerns and will not allow any extra guests.