Keen Suite 200

Welcome! We're excited to have you as our guest. Use our curated guide to fully utilize our condo and to discover our favorite local places to eat, drink, shop & experience Traverse City. Enjoy!
116 Cass Street, Suite 200
Traverse City, MI 49684 (Directions)

Check-In: 4pm

Parking: Parking is available in the permit parking lot on the NE corner of Cass Street and State. Use spaces labeled Keen Suite 11 and 12.  Additional parking is available in the parking garage one block East on State Street. During the off season (Nov-April) we may have extra permit spaces available for $25 per night. Please let us know if you require additional spaces.

Entry: There are two entrances to the unit. A private stairwell is located on the South end of the building. There is an elevator available through the shared lobby entrance on the North end of the building. The Suite is located of floor 2 (not 2R). You will be issued a unique temporary door code using your phone number minus area code. This code will work on either Suite door. Touch the lock pad to light up. The locks can be tricky to use as the numbers can appear twice and move between each use. Take your time to locate your code and enter the code followed by the button on the bottom that looks like a fingerprint. The lock will buzz and turn green. The door will remain unlocked for 30 seconds.

The lobby entrance is locked overnight and during morning hours. The code is 0200.

Early Arrival TipIf you arrive in Traverse City, after 11am on your Check-in day and before 4pm, feel free to park in our parking spots if available. From here you are an easy walk to downtown and many great places to grab something to eat. North Bar (just across the hall) is a great place to grab a drink and relax on their rooftop patio. The Pub is located downstairs and is a great place to grab a beer and some pub grub. The Parlor is is just a few blocks south and has excellent craft cocktails.
Notes to help you have your best experience at our vacation rental

WiFi Login:
Network Name: Keen Suite
Password: Awesomeland

Climate Control: Each room (with the exception of the twin bedroom) has a mini split unit for temperature control. The remote is located on the wall beside each unit. The remote must be removed and pointed at the unit to register any changes you make to the temperature or mode. You'll hear a beep once the change is accepted. The bottom of the remote slides down to provide additional features. All units are set to 68 degrees and auto upon arrival. Extra fans are located in the hallway closet by the stairs. Space heaters are located in the laundry closet in case of a unit failure during winter months.

TV Assistance: Use the remote for most operations on the TV including the soundbar (connected by bluetooth)
YouTube TV is provided and logged in. To access apps select the home button on the remote to display the app bar at the bottom of the screen. Feel free to login to your own accounts, but remember to log yourself out!

Fireplace Operation: The fireplace can be controlled by the remote located on the mantel or by the controls on the unit in the lower right corner.

Trash & Recycling: Please bag all trash and make use of the bins behind the building in the alley labeled Keen Suite

Coffee: We have a regular drip coffee maker. We provide delicious local ground coffee and filters for your use.

Kitchen: We have a fully equipped kitchen with all the necessary tools to make almost anything you need. Theres everything from a blender, teapot, and porcelain baking dishes, to cooking oils, salt & pepper, and coffee.

Garbage Disposal: The switch is located in the cabinet under the sink in the upper right corner

Pillows & Blankets: Extra pillows and blankets can be found in the closets of each bedroom.

Laundry: The laundry is located in the hallway closet and is available for your use! Here you will also find the ironing board and iron, and the beach towels.

Beach Towels: 8 beach towels are available for use located in the laundry closet. Please return all towels prior to departure to avoid a $25 fee per missing towel.

Check-Out: A prompt checkout is appreciated by 10am so that our cleaning team can prepare for the next guests. If you desire a late checkout, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance. We cannot guarantee we will be able to accommodate your request based on cleaning schedules.

Before checking out we ask that you:

  • Please load all dishes in the dishwasher and start cycle

  • Remove all food from the refrigerator & freezer

  • If you have extra trash/ recycling, please take it to the trash bin located in the alley behind the building

  • Close all windows and turn off all lights

  • Please remember checkout is 10am. A timely departure is appreciated so that our cleaning team can get started for our next guests.

  • Thank you for staying with us! We hope to see you again!

Drive Safe!


Burrow - Our Favorite spot for Brunch Lunch and Dinner


Burrow TC

Burrow is open for weekend brunch, lunch &
12930 S W Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684
Distance: 2.5 miles
This place is by far the best restaurant in TC right now. Reservations highly recommended.

The Towne Plaza

Breakfast & lunch restaurant
203 Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Try the blueberry pancakes!


Gourmet sandwiches, Italian market & wine
424 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Grab their pasta, sauce, meatballs & focaccia for a quick authentic meal!

Mama Lu’s

Great tacos and margaritas
149 E Front Street, Traverse City

Red Ginger

Asian cuisine & sushi
237 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Elegant/casual dining room dress code. Casual attire accepted in the bar.

Red Spire Brunch House

Classic Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant
800 Cottageview Drive, Suite 30, Traverse City

Slabtown Burgers

Local neighborhood burger restaurant
826 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Brown bag burgers & fries are an easy and delicious meals to go

Taproot Cider House

Mostly organic restaurant & tapped ciders
300 E. Front Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great food and excellent selection of tapped ciders

Apache Trout Grill

Waterfront restaurant/bar
13671 S West Bayshore Dr, Traverse City
Distance: 1.4 mile
Beautiful bayfront, outdoor bar. Great place to be on the water and enjoy a cocktail.

The Filling Station Microbrewery

Stove oven pizza & craft beer
642 Railroad Place, Traverse City
If you enjoy spicy food like we do, we highly recommend adding the Firebox Sauce!
Craft Cocktails - The Parlor


The Parlor

Craft cocktails, wine, MI beers & food
205 Lake Ave., Traverse City
Locals Tip: TC's best Happy Hour. 1/2 OFF Cocktails 4-6pm. Live music Thurs, Fri, Sat

North Bar TC

TC’s only year round rooftop lounge
160 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great place to watch sports

The Pub

Downtown Gastropub
160 E Front St, Traverse City

The Little Fleet

Open air bar & food trucks
448 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss Happy's Tacos located inside. The burritos are so good!

Rare Bird Brewpub

Local brewery & food
229 Lake Ave, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great beer & cocktails on draft. Try the pork belly nachos!

Silver Spruce Brewing Company

Local brewery with food truck on-site
439 E Eighth Street, Traverse City
Distance: 0.3 miles
Local's tip: Comfortable place to hang out. Great beer!

Bonobo Winery

Old Mission Peninsula Winery
12011 Center Rd, Traverse City

Jacob’s Farm

Family fun
7100 E Traverse Highway, Traverse City

Mammoth Distilling

Craft cocktails lounge
221 Garland St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great live music most Wednesdays-Saturdays

The Workshop Brewing Co.

Local craft brewery & live music
221 Garland St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Family friendly. Pinball, darts & board games.
Scenic Drive - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Things to Do

Clinch Park

Beach, splash pad, restrooms, cafe & more
161 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City
Local's Tip: Great place to enjoy a beautiful sunrise

Sara Hardy Farmers Market

Local produce, baked goods, flowers & more
Parking Lot B, Corner of E Grandview Pkwy @ Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Open Saturdays 730am-12pm(May-Oct) and Wednesdays 8am-12pm(June-Oct)

State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay

Local downtown movie theaters
Downtown Traverse City
Local's tip: Saturday Kids’ Matinees at 10am (State Theatre). All tickets only $1!

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the tunnel tours!

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Beaches, hiking & dunes along Lake Michigan
6748 S Dune Hwy, Glen Arbor
Local's tip: Dunes get hot. Morning climbs in Summer are best. Take the scenic drive!
Fresh produce & meats - Oryana



Organic Grocery Store and Café
260 E. 10th Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: The $5 Roasted Chickens on Wednesdays are the best in TC! Get them early!

Burritt’s Fresh Markets

Specialty Grocery & Meat Market
509 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Fresh seafood and great brats for the grill

Edson Farms Natural Foods

Health Food Store
835 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City


Gourmet sandwiches, Italian market & wine
424 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Grab their pasta, sauce, meatballs & focaccia for a quick authentic meal!

Francisco’s Market & Deli

Pizza, Sandwiches, Beer, Wine & Groceries
2770 Silver Lake Rd, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great pizza. The Breakfast Pizza is a local favorite!

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the tunnel tours!
Bike & XC ski rentals, sales & service - Brick Wheels


Leelanau Boat Co.

Boat rentals, service & storage
8585 E Bingham Rd, Traverse City
Local's tip: They have 2 NEW tritoons and a new pontoon for rent. They deliver!


Local grocery delivery service
Delivering Northern MI
Local's tip: Deliveres made into the rental & directly into the frigde before arrival

Brick Wheels

Bike service, sales & rentals
736 E 8th St, Traverse City

McLain Cycle And Fitness

750 E Eighth St, Traverse City
Downtown Traverse City

🍽 Dining
Most local options close by 9pm. Late night food options: Mode's Bum Steer, Lil Bo's

🅿️ Parking (map)
Downtown and surrounding streets have metered parking and are strictly enforced (Mon-Sat 8am-6pm)
*FREE parking on Sundays, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day

🚻 Public Restrooms (map)

🚲 TART Trails (maps)
A network of multi-use trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties as well as a cross-town bike route

⛱️ Clinch Park
Metered parking
Splash Pad turns off at 6pm

🚗 Transportation
Traverse City has both Lyft and Uber as well as various local taxi companies

Northern Star Vacation Rentals

After Hours Emergency (After 8pm)

Enjoy your stay with us!
~ Northern Star Vacation Rentals