1285 M-32 West, Alpena, MI 49707-8105
Phone: 989/356-9087   |   Fax: 989/354-0543   |   40 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN of Alpena!

Are you looking for a hotel near the Shipwreck Museum? Our Alpena hotel is conveniently close to the museum as well as many other attractions.

When you have a hotel near Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, outdoor lovers rejoice and you’ll never run short of things to do or see. From the Brown Trout Festival to cross country skiing, sports are available year-round, and our Alpena hotel caters to all vacationers, recreationists and business travelers.

Whether you need a hotel near Lake Huron or you want to make sure you enjoy your Best Western Rewards®, our hotel is the head of the snowmobile trail so adventure is only footsteps away. Brand recognition and of course our famous free breakfast is what catches the eye of many travelers, but our location and hospitality seal the deal.

Many family gatherings are held at our Alpena hotel, and fishing at Fletcher Pond and Lake Huron Bay is a family-friendly activity that everyone can enjoy. Winter recreation on the snowmobile trails is a blast, and since the trails start at the hotel, you’re in the perfect position to spend a day zipping across the powder.

A big attraction for this city is the glass-bottom boat, a vessel with a glass bottom that travels out to Lake Huron. This is the site of many shipwrecks, and you’ll get a one in a million view of the wreckage below. Even if you’re here for a business meeting, make some time to enjoy the great outdoors and check out some of the fascinating local history.

Service men and women with the Alpena National Guard often stay at our property. If you’re here with Charter Boat Tours, Alpena Regional Medical Center or another local business, our Alpena hotel will make you feel at home from the second you arrive. Let us treat you like family.

Book your room at BEST WESTERN of Alpena today, minutes from the snowmobile trails! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items.
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Truck/RV parking
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Express check out
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, complimentary and open 24-hours
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy machine
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western of alpena in Alpena.


Conveniently located, the best western of alpena in Alpena, Michigan is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 45.060995  /  Latitude: -83.477765


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN of Alpena is located 1½ miles west of the city center on M32.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.5 mile(s) from fairgrounds
  • 2 mile(s) from Besser Museum, boat harbor, convention center
  • 2 mile(s) from Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve
  • 2 mile(s) from Thunder Bay Live Theater
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Jesse Besser Museum, depicting local history of area and how Alpena was created during the logging era
  • 3 mile(s) from limestone quarry, Fletcher Paper Corporation, Abitibi Price Corporation, Besser Company
  • 27 mile(s) from Posen, natural sink holes created during the Ice Age

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0 mile(s) from Snowmobile trail, links motel to trail system to anywhere in lower and upper Michigan
  • 3 mile(s) from Golf Alpena Golf Courses, 3 other courses located within 20 miles

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Jimmy Chen's Hunan, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, family owned and operated
  • Across the street from McDonald, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .12 mile(s) from Applebee', Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.5 mile(s) from locally owned restaurants, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Italian, Chinese and American cuisine


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the local area events happening in or near Alpena. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2015

November 28, 2015
7th Annual Ludington Holiday Craft Show

Get some holiday shopping done early this season at the Ludington Arts Center, featuring a collection art, antique, crafts, and collectibles vendors. The craft show begins at 10 a.m.

December 2015

December 31 - January 3, 2015
2015 New Year's Eve Weekend

The community of Saint Ignace celebrates the New Year iwth four days of fun, including a murder mystery, fireworks, pub crawl to Mackinac Island, and many other activities. Visit the town this New Year's Eve.

December 2015

December 5 & 6, 2015
2015 Christmas in the Village

A fun-filled holiday festival held at the UP Fairgrounds in Escanaba, featuring hot chocolate and tasty treats, horse-drawn rides, a holiday market, and visits from Santa Claus. Festival times are TBA.

December 5, 2015
2015 Farmland 5K Run & Free For All Bike

A fun-filled outdoor event, featuring a 5K and 10-mile cylcing course. Experience bikers, children, and everyone in between are invited to join in the fun at Rasho Farm in Traverse City. There will also be after party festivities. 

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