Munising Motels, Sunset Motel on the Bay
1315 Bay Street
Munising, Michigan 49862

Phone: 906-387-4574

Stay, Relax, and Enjoy the View

Open Year Round
Free Wireless Internet Service

Welcome to the Western Gateway to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Motel and Cottages overlooking Munising Bay
A Beautiful scenic location on the shores of Lake Superior

Sunset Motel on the Bay offers one, two, and three room units overlooking Munising Bay and two 3-bedroom cottages just a few feet from the motel. All our motel guest rooms are lakefront, facing west to appreciate the beautiful sunsets and views of Grand Island and the surrounding hillsides..

Sunset Motel on the Bay and the Cottages have free wireless internet access.
Easy snowmobile trail access from the motel or the cottage door.

Kayak and Canoe Rentals for paddling Munising Bay. Call for information

Motel guest rooms offer expanded cable TV, microwavs, refrigerators, in-room coffee makers, free Upper Peninsula wide phone calls, and are air conditioned for your comfort. We offer a variety of accommodations including two-bedroom units, units with full kitchens, and a king suite with a balcony.

Guest Room with King Bed
Two room unit with a queen bed in each room

All our motel guest rooms are lakefront, facing west to appreciate the beautiful sunsets and views of Grand Island and the surrounding hillsides..

Two Bedroom Unit
with living room
Two Bedroom Unit with full kitchen
Unit with 2 queen beds with a sofa and a full kitchen
King Suite with balcony

We have picnic tables, charcoal grills, lounge chairs, and a private beach for our guests to use.

Enjoy one of our six kitchenettes or relax in one of our two bedroom or king bed units.
We also offer two 3-bedroom vacation cottages right by the motel for larger groups or an extended stay
while you enjoy the beauty of the Pictured Rocks, Grand Island, numerous waterfalls, and Lake Superior.


Sunset Cottage and Bayview Cottage are 3-bedroom vacation homes located by the Motel.

The Sunset and the Bayview Vacation Homes are located right by the motel and have use of our waterfront. Cottages are complete with central air conditioning; full kitchen; washer & dryer; DVD; VCR; expanded cable TV, free wireless internet service; sleeper sofa; and complementary games & videos. All linens and towels are supplied. We have a large parking lot for trailers. Both cottages sleep 8 guests comfortably.

Sunset Cottage

Stay a week or a month in the Sunset or Bayview Vacation Cottages.
Shorter stays available during late fall, winter, and spring.

The mewly remodeled and fully furnished three bedroom vacation homes are located next door to the motel,
with access to our private Lake Superior beach frontage.


Bayview Cottage
Bayview Cottage has a dishwasher and a deck overlooking the back lawn.

Sunset Motel on the Bay and the Vacation Cottages are located on the Hiawatha Water Trail at the beginning of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, we are a short distance from many waterfalls, hiking trails, bike trails, and boat cruises. Historical sites, restaurants, snowmobile trails, and cross country ski trails are all within a couple miles, and ice fishing is right outside your front door.

Munising Bay is an Underwater Preserve with many shipwrecks for the recreational diver to explore. Hire a scuba diving charter or take the Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tour to see these incredible sights. In the middle of Munising Bay is Grand Island, a National Recreational Area, offering hiking, biking, boating, and camping.

The Hiawatha National Forest is just south of Munising with many inland lakes to explore. A must do is the Pictured Rocks Boat Tours that take a cruise along the incredible sandstone rock formation with sights that will take your breath away.


Visa, Master Card, Discover accepted

Dogs allowed in some rooms with restrictions,
must be mentioned when making reservations


Phone: 906-387-4574 or E-mail:

Visit our web site for additional information and online booking



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