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Mackinaw City, MI, United States
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Overview Reviews
Going off the grid doesn't mean you have to be miles away from civilization when you select this incredible Mackinaw City hotel. Best Western Mackinaw City redefined what a "resort beach property" really means. We're close to Pellston Airport but also right on the beach. Sashay from your perfect spot on the beach to the airport in time to catch that early flight. We're also close to downtown shopping and dining if you're up for painting the town red or you need to pick up some souvenirs. This Mackinaw City hotel has everything travelers need to feel right at home. We're close to I-75 and Mackinaw Bridge, so zipping around town or checking out other local beaches is a breeze. We're also close to the ferry docks if a romantic cruise is on the agenda. Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn blends comfort and quality with a great low price. Mackinaw Island is an oasis near the city. Car shows, beer and wine festivals, and other festivals of all types are just a few of the events that draw crowds from around the country. You'll feel right at home at this Mackinaw City hotel no matter what you're in town for. We're right on the beach of Lake Huron, so it's just a few steps to the water from your Mackinaw City hotel. Business meetings happen here, but even those guests here on business are in the mood to check out the sights. Access to waterparks make this region particularly popular for families. Pirates Adventure, Castaway, Emerald Cove, and Thunder Falls are calling your name. Best Western Mackinaw City also dishes up a delicious, complimentary breakfast. Dig into platefuls of piping hot waffles and eggs, stacks of sweet pastries, fresh fruits, hot and cold cereals and yogurt. Complete your meal with 100% Arabica coffee and chilled juices. Reserve your next stay with Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn for a perfect trip!
5.4 Okay
Pros: I stayed at this hotel because it had an indoor pool & hot tub. What they don’t tell you is that you have to go outside to get to the indoor pool & hot tub. I wouldn’t have paid as much as I did if I had known that.
Cons: It had a water view. Even tho it was off season the view was very nice & we slept listening to the waves.
7.5 Good
Pros: The staff was friendly and courteous...good complimentary breakfast....
Cons: The property is in need of a big refresh...
4.0 Okay
Pros: ok location
Cons: the hotel had a terrible smelly odor
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful rooms with a even better view! Staff was super friendly and ready to help! Breakfast was fantastic and I loved that we could bring it back to our room (my husband enjoys sleeping in and would sometimes miss it so it was nice to bring him a plate). The view was the best part of the entire trip!
Cons: More elevators on each end of the building.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location to attractions.
Cons: The price is simply outrageous.
6.0 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: Hotel staff could have been more accommodating with room location. Fire alarm next door was placed outside the door and beeped all night long because batteries were low, this should be on a schedule.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lakeview and balcony
Cons: wish it would have a microwave
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel is close to the shopping area and also the boats that go to Mackinaw Island. The breakfast buffet was very good with hot entrees; eggs, sausage, waffles and oatmeal.
Cons: We spent 2 nights at the hotel and it was very windy outside. Our room door #301 will poorly fitted to the frame of the door and the wind whistled through the door. I stuffed some papers around the door to stop the whistling.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was good. The location was prime for travel to the island, equidistant to each of the docks for the two major ferry lines. The room was nice, the staff was very helpful and knowledgeable of the area.
Cons: I don't like that the pool wasn't accessible without a trip outside. It was still cool enough outside that that was a deterrent from bringing my young kids to the pool. The layout was only ok for things like the breakfast location and pool location; they very much have the appearance that they were add-ons after the original building was completed. I also had an issue with our toilet not wanting to flush. The maintenance response was quick and efficient, but later in our stay it appeared as though the fix wasn't complete.
6.3 Good
Pros: Location was great, loved the view that we had from our room. Everything was in walking distance, so it was perfect spot to choose.
Cons: Parking was horrible. I wished the staff would have supervised that a bit, people parked there that shouldn't have and guest that parked there made there own spots, which made it hard to park in the small spots that were available. Beds were super uncomfortable and the sheets were dirty when we arrived. There was hair all over my pillow case, dog/cat hair and other hair. We came to see the city, so the room, of course, was not the main attraction, but it was still a place we needed to stay and relax and that was a little disappointing.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Hotel is in great location, staff was really nice & helpful.
Cons: Room was clean on the eye but was damp, smelled like mold & extremely old looking, like is has not been remodeled since the 70's
Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront - Mackinaw City - Bedroom
2
7.3 Good (1,452 reviews)
AED 290+
Overview Reviews
Located in Mackinaw City, Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront is on the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Lake Huron and Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This hotel has 4 meeting rooms available for events. Free self parking is available onsite.
6.0 Good
Cons: Waterpark & indoor pool w/ hot tub not on location as promised. Limited food options open/ available. Moved to alternate hotel owned by same property mgmt. company without notice-sold as “upgrade”. We have 2 adult children in UP and Mackinac City is 1/2 way meeting point. We will not stay at any of these properties again. Can’t trust that reservations (2 rooms) will be held or given away at the last minute to a hockey team.
4.0 Okay
Pros: The bed, the location, the staff
Cons: The jacuzzi was broke, the room was not fully set up when we arrived, no movie channels with the cable! And well while the free breakfast was nice the gravy was cold the biscuits hard and kids coughing all over my husband! Not good!
4.2 Okay
Pros: Location was amazing, that was about it.
Cons: Ensure rooms are accessible, and clean before offering them. And friendlier staff.
7.5 Good
Cons: Breakfast was terrible
8.0 Excellent
Pros: View was fantastic
Cons: In room jacuzzi was not super clean. Middle of the night I was awakened by a dripping sound to find water coming through ceiling. It was apparently from room above. Damaged ceiling. seems like there should have been some follow up. I did report it.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms nice, clean and beds were comfortable. Pool and hot tub nice. View from room was fantastic.
Cons: Breakfast was inedible. Left there and found a restaurant.
6.0 Good
Pros: The view
Cons: Check in took 30 minutes or more even though it was paid in advance. Got our room ,took all luggage there and there was trash in the room. Go back to office and they changed our room. That room was a little nicer
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location right on the beach and near Star Line Ferry, restaurants and shopping. Really good breakfast buffet and nice pool.
Cons: Older hotel.Room dusty and bathroom door sticks. Needs some upkeep, however, nothing major.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Was a great location right on the water, a short walk to downtown Mackinaw City and right next to several of the main Mackinac Island Ferry docks. It's also only a 5 minute drive from the Headland's dark sky park and the Mackinac Bride. In addition to the great location, the hotel was clean and the free breakfast was very good
4.2 Okay
Pros: I did not enjoy your free breakfast the first morning it was cold at 800am. Went elsewhere for food. room was not cleaned to my standard, no sheets change in 4 days. mold in your bathroom tub, as a stay customer room was not cleaned or wiped down at all, no face clothes, and when I checked in wet dirty towels left on the bathroom door from the people before us. not impressed with your front desk staff all they can do is say sorry. So that does not help me. We stayed there because you where on the water however there is smoke butts all over the sand and never cleaned up, balconies have never been swept to take down the bugs or garbage on floor. Very unsatisfied with the whole experience of this stay. For the kind of money that you charge for the rooms nightly your are not a 4 star hotel, I would mark you as a 2 star. There is not consideration for the handicap people when it comes to doors in your building. I also find your staff whether at the front desk to housekeeping do not speak to customers , not even a good morning. My personal opinion is you need to train your staff a lot better than this.
Cons: I B elieve everything I said in the question before covers everything I had an issue with.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
9.0 Excellent
Pros: This hotel is right on he water. It’s a great location! Close to everything you need to enjoy a quick weekend. I would recommend this hotel because of the room and proximity to everything.
Cons: I didn’t like how everytime we came down someone else was having problems and the staff didn’t care much about their guest stress. With that being said we had a problem with our room and they worked to get it fixed (albeit for an additional
Baymont by Wyndham Mackinaw City - Mackinaw City - Building
3
8.8 Excellent (1,395 reviews)
AED 231+
Overview Reviews
Conveniently located off Interstate 75, this Baymont Inn and Suites Mackinaw City is near Pellston Regional Airport, Kewadin Shores Casino, the Jack Pines Lumberjack show, the Hill Creek Discovery Park, the Old Mackinac Lighthouse, historic Mackinac Island, shopping on downtown Central Avenue or at Mackinaw Crossings, and many local restaurants. Experience hometown hospitality at this smoke-free, dog-friendly lodging with complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary wireless Internet, heated indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, and business center with complimentary fax and copy services. There is no charge for children under 17 when staying with an adult. Guest room amenities include coffee maker, desk and TV. Suites and handicapped-accessible rooms are also available. Dogs allowed for a nominal fee.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great price and a decent breakfast selection for the price point. Pool and hot tub were a plus and maintained well.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: location
9.0 Excellent
Pros: In a good spot. Able to walk to everything.
Cons: It was fine.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The location to the ferry and downtown was awesome.
Cons: The room was dated. There could’ve been more breakfast choices.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: So much space and spaciousness. Fantastic location, too. Walking distance to everything. Even the breakfast bar was legit. I felt they put money back into their business, which is what you want to see these days, but rarely do.
Cons: Nope. It was perfect.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful, made things very easy for us and always there. Very knowledgeable about surrounding. Very clean rooms and great location.
Cons: The shower.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The convenience to the Ferry, the hot chocolate in the lobby. The breakfast attendant kept the area clean and stocked. The bed was comfortable. The front desk personnel were pleasant.
Cons: Having to go to another floor to get ice was inconvenient.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was friendly especially the staff handling the breakfast and beds were comfy. It's across the street from sheplers parking lot as well so a good location for the ferry.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely loved how close it was to downtown Mackinaw City! Walking distance and so cool to see the bridge from our room!
Cons: I don't think there was anything I didn't like. This place was absolutely wonderful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about the hotel!! The staff was friendly and helpful and breakfast was yummy. The pool area was clean and the water warm. We will definitely be back.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice continental breakfast. The bed was very comfortable. I enjoyed the hot tub and especially the location of the hotel which was within a short walking distance to the main Street to shop.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The jacuzzi was nice and unexpected. :-)
Cons: We ordered a suite and was told that all suites contained a refrigerator. When we got to our room, we had no frig or microwave. When we asked about getting a frig, they said they were already all out in rooms. :-/
Clarion Hotel Beachfront - Mackinaw City - Building
4
6.7 Good (962 reviews)
AED 312+
Overview Reviews
Get together at the Clarion Hotel Beachfront in Mackinaw City, located at the tip of Michigan, near the Mackinaw Island Ferry dock. Our sprawling, lakefront hotel is an ideal lodging destination when you need to get away or get work done. We have a business center for your convenience as well as a fitness room, indoor pool, free continental breakfast and free weekday newspapers. Buses are welcome, too. All of our smoke-free guest rooms feature TVs, coffee makers, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program.
7.9 Good
Cons: Breakfast was not the best but it was also the last days in Oct.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms.
Cons: Shower was not working.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was good; had sausage, biscuits and gravy, eggs, toast, and waffles. Room was a connecting room with 3 beds.
5.0 Okay
Pros: This hotel needs a remodeling!
Cons: Television and furniture are old.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Full breakfast
Cons: Yes! Bathroom floor was FILTHY!!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The room was very clean and the staff were very friendly. I also like the location.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location
Cons: Cleanliness
4.6 Okay
Cons: the staff was not accommodating nor friendly.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Proximity
Cons: No Bath towels, no washcloths, no coffee cups, breakfast room was packed with people and not enough hot food for everyone, not enough places for people to sit, only one bathroom for six people,
4.0 Okay
Pros: The only things that I liked about this hotel were the location near the Mackinac Bridge, and that our beds were made and fresh towels given on our second day.
Cons: Very run down, and I did not feel safe staying here. Bad smell in the rooms & coming from heater- hard to regulate temp. Mattresses and pillows old & worn out. Carpet, tile & bathroom need deep cleaning. Fruit flies. Pool area dirty & no towels
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location walking distance to ferry. See sunrise over lake.
Cons: Wifi was not reliable. Hot breakfast was scary looking.
1.0 Poor
Pros: This hotel is awful. The outside looked good. Entry awful Room was run down. Carpet was stained, dirty, old. Old dirty wall paper You can barely move in the bathroom. Manager was awful. Stayed 1 night and was charged over 2 nights for wanting to leave.
Cons: Did not like it at all. Even heard the guess next door complaining about the room. The manager was rude. He should learn that guess are right and he should be nice and apologetic I'm moving to this area in a month and would never recommend it to anyone
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Days Inn by Wyndham Mackinaw City - Lakeview in Mackinaw City, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Animal Tracks Adventure Golf. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: It is in a convenient location in Mackinaw City. It doesn't really have "beach front" as our beach balcony room overlooked the parking lot to the ferry docks. It was still nice, though. Staff was very nice and the rooms were clean and comfortable.
Cons: My only "complaint" was that there was coffee in our room, but no coffee maker to actually make it.
7.9 Good
Pros: I love Mackinaw City, but the property was so far away for walking to the center of town. When I booked it, I did not realize that. I wish we could have had a balcony overlooking the lake, but there was nothing available when we checked in.The property was great for just a one-night stay. The free breakfast was an added bonus!
Cons: Just closer to the center of town, but that was my fault.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Staff was courteous and friendly
Cons: bathroom and sink area very dirty no fitted sheets tears in the blankets and the breakfast has awful!!
6.0 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: It smelled bad. The air didn't work well and it was run down.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: LOCATION AND PRICE WERE FOREMOST. cleanliness AND COMFORTABLE BED WAS ALSO GREAT
Cons: NO, EVERYTHING WAS JUST FINE
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpful.
Cons: The shower drained very slowly i was not a big fan of that.
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: This hotel was very run down. There were gaps around the door that you could see light coming through. The lights did not work properly and the floor was not sturdy. It bent when you walked on it. The toilet was not mounted to the floor either.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Pool
Cons: Was good for the price
2.8 Mediocre
Cons: The room was dirty (cobwebs, dirty towels, dirty carpet), there was a smoke smell and cigarette burn on headboard. Coffee pot was broken and staff was rude when we called about it.
1.0 Poor
Pros: It was a roof over us close to where had to be
Cons: Not all lights worked bathroom was cold and very small Water fixtures were loose tub didn’t drain well Cobwebs and large black spider we couldn’t find to kill
5.8 Okay
Pros: The staff friendliness at the front desk.
Cons: The room smelled musty and like old smoke. 1970's room and look. You had to mess with the door handle to actually get the door open.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Didn’t get any
Cons: The whole place is way overdue for some upgrades
Thunderbird Inn - Mackinaw City - Building
6
8.0 Excellent (940 reviews)
AED 257+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Thunderbird Inn in Mackinaw City, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Animal Tracks Adventure Golf. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
6.0 Good
Pros: The location was what brought me to the Thunderbird while visiting friends. The breakfast was the highlight of the visit.
Cons: The bathroom was in need of an upgrade or at least repair. Shower controls, shower curtain rod and some new towels.
5.0 Okay
Pros: The room was clean. The attendant was nice and attentive. Probably better place in summer.
Cons: Morning breakfast. Better pillows. Better soap bar. Room was small for king size bed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Close proximity to town.
7.0 Good
Pros: Great value for the price. Super friendly staff
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful room. Very clean. Fluffy towels.
Cons: Nothing. Great hotel.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Very little.
Cons: Cold room, even with the heater on. The bathroom floor was even worse. The shower/bathtub drain was blocked and had to stand in water over my feet while showering. The in-room coffee maker was filthy and unusable. All in all, it was a miserable stay.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Close to downtown
Cons: Staff member serving breakfast did not use gloves and when two other staff members came in she sat down with them at a table. Then talked loudly about how sick she is and how she had to go to the emergency room and end up on antibiotics.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Was easy to find. Room was spacious, clean and well equipped. We did not hear our neighbors. :)
Cons: Breakfast ended at 9am. Even my toddler slept passed that. So we missed it. We were unclear if the pool was available as the sign on our door said seasonal but the hours on our key envelope did not.
7.0 Good
Pros: shower had good water pressure
Cons: old style 19" tube TV
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was so kind and caring. Breakfast was outstanding.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff fantastic, knowledgeable & friendly
Cons: No complaints
6.0 Good
Cons: No air vents in bathroom. TV too small.
Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront - Mackinaw City - Building
7
5.9 Okay (592 reviews)
AED 268+
Overview Reviews
Get more value for your hard-earned money at the pet-friendly Quality Inn and Suites Beachfront hotel in Mackinaw City, MI. Being one of our valued guests lets you relax and focus on the people and experiences that you came for. We are near Mackinack Island, Wilderness State Park, Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, Colonial Michilimackinac State Park and Kewadin Shores Casino. Amenities include free WiFi, free ample parking, free continental breakfast, meeting room, playground, sauna and indoor heated pool. Guest rooms feature a coffee maker, hair dryer and TV. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: We really appreciated being able to park our motorcycles close to the entrance under cover. It really helped.
Cons: The eggs were inedible. They were incredibly salty. Not sure what happened, but that was just terrible. The rest of the food was fine.
5.8 Okay
Pros: The location was nice.
Cons: Great Location, but rooms definitely need to be updated and cleaned. Carpet was very dirty, Hair left in the bathtub. Lady at the Service Desk was cordial but not very friendly.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Love the views
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was clean and good size we didn't really have a few but that was okay the pool room needs some attention lots of moisture on the ceiling which drips on you while you're sitting there breakfast was great overall was a great stay we will be back
Cons: The pool room there's not enough ventilation so all the moisture sticks around inside of their it drips on you while you're sitting next to the pool.
7.9 Good
Pros: Very good location the beds were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good .
Cons: The old air conditioners are old and make the hotel look junky. The tubs had mold so they need to be cleaned better.
6.0 Good
Cons: Cleaner rooms. Mold in bath room and shower. Wall paper falling off wall. Old shower curtain rod holder rod broken an left on wall. Sliding do wouldn’t lock and main door was hard to shut
7.1 Good
Pros: The front desk out was very accommodating and helpful getting us a last-minute room. However the rooms are very dated the beds are extremely uncomfortable and it wasn’t dirty it just felt just unclean. We did have a room that looks right out to the beach and that was a nice.
Cons: I think the biggest thing was just the beds they are very uncomfortable and the sheets don’t fit all the way. And I did have a huge spider on my bed.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: The view out the room on to the Great Lakes that’s it..
Cons: The one lady that checked us in and out was rude and short with us. I ended up getting charged for both rooms . One was supposed to get charged to my dad and she said that she did and she didn’t. She will probably be the reason we go to a different
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was great
Cons: Pool in another building
1.0 Poor
Pros: Nothing, will continue to let others know how bad the service and mold is. Stay away.
Cons: Mold throughout the whole room. Went to office to let them know, GM told me I was lying. Took pictures of all the mold and he refused to look at them. Look at all reviews on this hotel, all say similar things. AVOID THIS PLACE.
6.0 Good
Pros: Location
5.4 Okay
Pros: The location was good and the bed was fairly comfortable. The breakfast was good but not many places to sit down.
Cons: The place was not very clean, there was an active spider web with bug carcasses in the bathroom. The tub had black caulking and no tub stopper. When we got on the elevator it was dirty with trash on the floor that was there when we arrived and when we left. My wife opened the curtains to look outside and there were smudges all over.
Bayside Hotel of Mackinac - Mackinaw City - Building
8
6.9 Good (993 reviews)
AED 239+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bayside Hotel of Mackinac in Mackinaw City, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Animal Tracks Adventure Golf. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room came with a delicious and satisfying breakfast. The room was clean, well-kept, and the staff were very friendly and accommodating.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable beds
5.0 Okay
Cons: Can't rate Bayside. because. when you book at Bayside in Feb or March and have a confirmed reservation you find out they are closed when you arrive. There is a sign on their door redirecting you to the Hamilton Select down the street where u find out if you are staying at the Hamilton or Mackinaw Bay & Suites also down the street. This has happenned to us twice. On the plus side we got an upgraded room or suite on the water for the discounted rate we paid for Bayside. Breakfast is excellant at the Hamilton Select. Staff very nice at both places.
7.0 Good
Pros: Gideon's in the room. New, clean property. Good beds. Spacious breakfast room with the TV off( yay!)
Cons: Breakfast was less than I expected. 1) No microwave which I would have used to heat the oatmeal with milk, not the hot water they provided. 2) Powdered sugar donuts for the pastries- el cheapo. 3) Canned fruit pieces- no oranges or bananas.
5.0 Okay
Pros: I was happy with the location.
Cons: I was expecting a cleaner room and a comfortable bed. Turns out this hotel is connected to another one and the pool and waterpark are actually a part of that hotel. The beds were lumpy and the hotel could use some renovations.
6.0 Good
Pros: Price was very reasonable
Cons: Mattress was hard but acceptable for the price
4.0 Okay
Pros: Staff was very nice
Cons: When we got to the hotel, there was a sign on the door to go to The Hamilton Inn across the street, The Bayside was closed. The main reason I booked here was for the waterpark, so the kids missed out on that. When we went to our room, opened the fridge and there was a six pack in a warm fridge and toothpaste all over the sink, housekeeping dropped the ball. If I had known we were not going to stay where I had booked(Bayside) I would have booked somewhere else
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: Breakfast
Cons: Very dirty, staff didn’t know what was going on.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Filthy ....
Cons: The room and breakfast area.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: you had to go down the street to eat but I knew that before I booked no big deal, the pool was excellent
Cons: Better WiFi reception my phone didn't seem to work like it does at home
1.0 Poor
Pros: Absolutely nothing. The staff was horrifically rude and unhelpful.
Cons: The manager Frank was absolutely awful. He not only told me off but when the booking.com representative called he told him off. We were advised to dispute the charges.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Price, view, cleanliness, comfortable beds, pool and hot tub
Cons: The hot offerings for breakfast (eggs, sausage, gravy, and biscuits) were sub par in our opinion. The rest of the breakfast offerings were standard fare.
Clearwater Lakeshore Motel - Mackinaw City - Building
9
8.9 Excellent (241 reviews)
AED 283+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel in Mackinaw City, you'll be on the waterfront, just steps from Lake Huron and a 3-minute drive from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Very nice shoreline, with chairs to relax and firepits
Cons: Heard footsteps of upstairs guests
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, great location. Pool and hot tub area was maintained well. Breakfast was pretty average, but the host was friendly and kept everything in stock. Fire pits on the beach were a great touch and the view is fantastic.
Cons: Room was small- it had everything we needed, it just felt a little cramped.
Comfort Inn Lakeside - Mackinaw City - Building
10
7.9 Good (252 reviews)
AED 279+
Overview Reviews
The Comfort Inn Lakeside hotel in Mackinaw City, MI hotel will get you rested and ready to take on the day. Enjoy our private, sandy beach alongside Lake Huron with a sundeck and beach furniture. Our smoke-free hotel is near Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac Island and Maritime Museum. Enjoy amenities that include free hot breakfast, free WiFi, free weekday newspaper, free beach access, an indoor heated pool and a hot tub, newsstand, guest laundry facility and fax services. Each comfortable guest room features a coffee maker, refrigerator and TV. Select rooms offer a private balcony overlooking the lake. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was tasty. Staff was very considerate and helpful. Room was clean and tidy. Enjoyed the balcony and the view. Excellent coffee!!!!
Cons: Wish the breakfast room was bigger, we had to take our breakfast back to the room as there were no tables. Wish the bath towels were in the shower area instead of under the sink.
6.3 Good
Pros: Looked decent but we came in at night in the rain
Cons: The bed was terribly uncomfortable
7.9 Good
Pros: Pillows comfortable and fridge
Cons: No microwave
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great location for ferry to Mackinac island and shopping area. Nice water view and nice lounging area right at water’s edge during warm weather.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: the view was amazing and it was awesome being on the beach with beach access.
Cons: A little outdated and the breakfast room was small and not very good
8.8 Excellent
Cons: Decor needs updating.
6.0 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: Needed renovation outside!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location
5.4 Okay
Cons: The sink was stopped up and the shower curtain rod was about to fall off. For the money and being a comfort suites inn I was expecting it to be better. Sorry I am usually not this negative about places.
1.0 Poor
Pros: View from balcony was excellent
Cons: The bed was worn out with major height difference from one side to the other; room was very dusty and filled with bugs, literally hundreds. Both on the beds without wings and flying and landing all over the ceiling. Was unable to sleep at all, no one in t
8.0 Excellent
Cons: We booked over the net and we were not told that our hotel had been changed. We drove up to a completely dark building, could not see the small sign on the door which instructed us to check in at different hotel. Staff was very apologetic.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: they helped with purchasing ferry tickets and called driver to pick us up
Cons: run down- needs major upgrade. they did not have easily accessible elevator for my elderly parents
Overview Reviews
A stay at Crown Choice Inn & Suites Lakeview & Waterpark places you in the heart of Mackinaw City, within a 5-minute walk of Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal and Lake Huron. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Clean, nice hotel.
Cons: Water park gears towards small children. Breakfast was packed and staff could not keep up with demand.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Absolutely nothing
Cons: Such a nasty dirty hotel. Could not relax because it was so nasty. Unfortunately I booked this room with no refund, luckily I checked in very late and left early the next morning, otherwise I would have chalked it up as a loss and went somewhere else.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Bed was comfortable
Cons: Room was not clean and stocked. Half drank pop in cupboard. Bathroom not stocked. Coffee still in coffee pot. At check in was told breakfast was served across the road instead of at hotel. With children in party, not a good thing. No advance notice. Also found out Waterpark was closed on Sunday. After traveling 4 hours to arrive, not happy!!
4.0 Okay
Pros: The locations was wonderful!
Cons: Beds were hard had to go to a different hotel for breakfast which wasn’t very good the rooms aren’t cleaned well my children found a vape left behind from a previous tenant of the room we were in
5.8 Okay
Pros: Its in Mackinaw City. Beds were ok.
Cons: Dirty filter in the heater and used coffee grounds in the coffee maker. Rack for the fridge was in bed between the sheets for some reason. Loogies in pool was pretty gross.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing
Cons: The public restrooms were dirty and without toilet paper. The Male person at the front desk was rude. Having to exit the lobby and walk outside halfway around the building in the rain and snow to get to the elevator is not customer friendly.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The location and the water park
Cons: It was not very clean and a lot of things needed repairs.
6.3 Good
Pros: Location and the staff was awesome
Cons: No cable or TV working in any of the up graded rooms. The staff voluntarily moved me to another hotel.
4.0 Okay
Cons: Room was not cleaned.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The walk to the Waterpark. The accommodation
Cons: For having a water park there isn’t anywhere in the room to hang your wet swim suits or kids vets.
3.0 Mediocre
Cons: Waterpark needed repair, there was caution tape on a portion of it, we had to go to another hotel down the road for breakfast, waterpark did not open the morning of departure we were told until 2pm (what little one doesnt want to "swim" one more time before leaving), was told at the front desk there was nothing they could do we I reported the games in the game room taking money without letting us play,
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was more spacious than expected. Very comfortable and home like. Very nice kitchen area. Only complaint, no shower curtain. Breakfast was a block away. Water park didn't open until 2 pm.
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Americas Best Value Inn Mackinaw City in Mackinaw City, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Animal Tracks Adventure Golf. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Nice location.
Cons: Was supposed to be a queen bed, was a full size. Room was outdated. Unable to get continental breakfast because they were overbooked and didn't have enough seating and the line to get in was horribly long many had been waiting 20-30 minutes.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Vacancy
Cons: Mantress and lack of mattress pad Floor sticky Towels - poor quality Rooms smelled musty Poor craftsmanship Not maintained well Over-priced for its value
8.0 Excellent
Pros: location and 3 beds
Cons: room was very cold at check in
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Huge room with 3 beds, great layout and pretty comfy beds.
Cons: Not enough blankets, tiny pillows and the shower was not that great.
7.5 Good
Pros: Everything
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: found a room on the first floor.
Cons: floor was buckled, bathroom ,shower wall wavy,water was changing from hot to cold when in the shower.two of the pillows didn't have pillow covers and one of the pillow covers looked dirty.9:15 am out of coffee,eggs,toast,orange juice
6.7 Good
Pros: Easy access
Cons: Bed
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Location and breakfast
Cons: I hate everything about this hotel. Room, staff, beds etc nothing is good.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Staff was friendly
Cons: The heater in the the room made the room smell terrible. We had to shut it.off so that the smell would go away. The facilities need to be updated. Too expensive for the quality of hotel.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Good curb appeal
Cons: Dirty The laminate floor was lumpy as though it had been installed over carpet The pillows were stained which showed through the pillowcases The sheets were thin and covered the bare mattress There was no mattress pad The tub wasn't clean
7.5 Good
Pros: Very friendly, the staff member, made a courtesy call to validate my arrival and if I wanted the heater turned on since it was cold, I wasn't able to answer phone but when I returned the call the staff member already went and turned it on. Great customer service!!
Cons: I think the staff member was a 1 man crew, checked people and was in charge of making breakfast,. That's alot to ask of a person
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Convenient if you are passing. Not far to the town docks Breakfast was adequate as a continental fare
Cons: Nothing

Best rooms in Mackinaw City

Vindel Motel - Mackinaw City - Building
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9.3 Excellent (131 reviews)
AED 345+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Vindel Motel in Mackinaw City, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Mackinaw Bridge Museum. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
5.1 Okay
Pros: The rooms were quite clean.
Cons: I get that lodging in Mackinaw City is hard to come by on summer weekends, but this was way too expensive for what we got. The hotel wi-fi was nonfunctional, presumably because our room was too far from the single router in the office. If I ever stay in Mackinaw City again, I'll be sure to make reservations farther ahead of time.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This vintage motel was big & roomy. I'm not sure if it has always been this well-maintained, or if it was restored during a renovation... It looks "old" but it feels / smells / seems new. It was like being in a time warp, except the beds and water pressure were better, there was a fridge, and we couldn't hear the neighbors! The owners were on-site, helpful, and friendly. My husband and I are 60s and 70s kids, so we thought it was fabulous!
Cons: Honestly, there is nothing I did not like about this place. We're DEFINITELY staying here again on our next trip north; I'm not even shopping around!
Clearwater Lakeshore Motel - Mackinaw City - Building
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8.9 Excellent (241 reviews)
AED 283+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel in Mackinaw City, you'll be on the waterfront, just steps from Lake Huron and a 3-minute drive from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Very nice shoreline, with chairs to relax and firepits
Cons: Heard footsteps of upstairs guests
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, great location. Pool and hot tub area was maintained well. Breakfast was pretty average, but the host was friendly and kept everything in stock. Fire pits on the beach were a great touch and the view is fantastic.
Cons: Room was small- it had everything we needed, it just felt a little cramped.
Riviera Motel - Mackinaw City - Bedroom
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9.1 Excellent (350 reviews)
AED 297+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Riviera Motel in Mackinaw City, you'll be on the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was perfect. It was 5 minutes from food and shopping. The perfect view of the mackinaw bridge
Cons: nothing
9.7 Excellent
Pros: The person at the front desk was so incredible logic and give us great tips and info for things to do in the UP.
Cons: Nothing big. I'm a tall guy and the small shower was a little tricky but otherwise perfect for our needs
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Location, BEDS ARE AMAZING!!! Friendly, cozy rooms
Cons: Room sz was good for a short stay but little bigger would be great!!!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was great.
Cons: A little outdated.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great Place to stay.
Cons: Im 6'2 the shower head hit my shoulder.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was so friendly, location is perfect, and what a great bed and shower! The mini fridge was also a nice bonus. We took a nice walk down to the water in the morning and saw the bridge up close :) We will definitely be back. Thanks for a great stay.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is perfect. Walking distance to pretty much everything.
Cons: Shower drain was a little.slow.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: LOVE the view from my window overlooking Mackinac Island! I would request this same room again for next year. This location just resonated with me.
Cons: Nothing i can think of :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: There was no breakfast.
Cons: Breakfast
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was wonderful and owners very kind, helpful and accommodating! The rooms were very clean.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The people who ran it were very nice
Baymont by Wyndham Mackinaw City - Mackinaw City - Building
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8.8 Excellent (1,395 reviews)
AED 231+
Overview Reviews
Conveniently located off Interstate 75, this Baymont Inn and Suites Mackinaw City is near Pellston Regional Airport, Kewadin Shores Casino, the Jack Pines Lumberjack show, the Hill Creek Discovery Park, the Old Mackinac Lighthouse, historic Mackinac Island, shopping on downtown Central Avenue or at Mackinaw Crossings, and many local restaurants. Experience hometown hospitality at this smoke-free, dog-friendly lodging with complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary wireless Internet, heated indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, and business center with complimentary fax and copy services. There is no charge for children under 17 when staying with an adult. Guest room amenities include coffee maker, desk and TV. Suites and handicapped-accessible rooms are also available. Dogs allowed for a nominal fee.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great price and a decent breakfast selection for the price point. Pool and hot tub were a plus and maintained well.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: location
9.0 Excellent
Pros: In a good spot. Able to walk to everything.
Cons: It was fine.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The location to the ferry and downtown was awesome.
Cons: The room was dated. There could’ve been more breakfast choices.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: So much space and spaciousness. Fantastic location, too. Walking distance to everything. Even the breakfast bar was legit. I felt they put money back into their business, which is what you want to see these days, but rarely do.
Cons: Nope. It was perfect.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful, made things very easy for us and always there. Very knowledgeable about surrounding. Very clean rooms and great location.
Cons: The shower.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The convenience to the Ferry, the hot chocolate in the lobby. The breakfast attendant kept the area clean and stocked. The bed was comfortable. The front desk personnel were pleasant.
Cons: Having to go to another floor to get ice was inconvenient.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was friendly especially the staff handling the breakfast and beds were comfy. It's across the street from sheplers parking lot as well so a good location for the ferry.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely loved how close it was to downtown Mackinaw City! Walking distance and so cool to see the bridge from our room!
Cons: I don't think there was anything I didn't like. This place was absolutely wonderful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about the hotel!! The staff was friendly and helpful and breakfast was yummy. The pool area was clean and the water warm. We will definitely be back.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice continental breakfast. The bed was very comfortable. I enjoyed the hot tub and especially the location of the hotel which was within a short walking distance to the main Street to shop.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The jacuzzi was nice and unexpected. :-)
Cons: We ordered a suite and was told that all suites contained a refrigerator. When we got to our room, we had no frig or microwave. When we asked about getting a frig, they said they were already all out in rooms. :-/

Best Mackinaw City hotels near Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

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Lighthouse View Motel - Mackinaw City - Bedroom
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8.6 Excellent (467 reviews)
AED 279+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Lighthouse View Motel in Mackinaw City, you'll be just steps from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and Lake Huron. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and comfortable! Staff was very friendly and its right across from the bridge. I would stay again.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Nice view of the Bridge, right across the street. Friendly and welcoming hosts. A nice place to stay after the busy tourist season winds down.
Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City - Mackinaw City - Building
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8.5 Excellent (804 reviews)
AED 378+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City places you in the heart of Mackinaw City, steps from Lake Huron and 5 minutes by foot from Colonial Michilimackinac Park. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Mackinaw City? This hotel has facilities measuring 280 square feet (26 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was amazing and the room was clean. We arrived about one in the morning during a snow storm and the staff was so polite and awesome and checked us right in.
Cons: The breakfast was ok. A few things were cold but the staff and cleanliness of the room were great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect!
Cons: Everything was perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean. Loved the basket for the towels
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We were comfortable and slept very well.
Cons: No
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I am 62 years old and have stayed at many places for business and pleasure. It was VERYn wintry out and full of people enjoying the season, especially snowmobilers. The breakfast here was by far the BEST included breakfast my wife and I have enjoyed, period. Very clean and a good value. Keep up the great work!!
Cons: Nothing
7.0 Good
Pros: Food was good. Staff friendly. Rooms clean.
Cons: Parking was very limited for such a large hotel. Lots of snow mobiles and trailers. It's winter, just didn't expect them. Still worked out for us.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great all around deal
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Room updates, continental breakfast, pet availability, and price.
Cons: Room was next to office. We dealt with consistent waterpipe & hallway noise without reporting. Early Saturday the desk rudely called our room to state somebody had reported smoke and marijuana smell coming from our room. An incorrect, huge accusation.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect location! Rooms were very clean, bed was incredibly comfortable. Will definitely be coming back!!!
4.0 Okay
Pros: The breakfast was great.
Cons: It smelled like mold and the air conditioner seemed to spew more mold into the room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful room with a balcony! The bed felt like I was sleeping on a cloud. Will definitely stay here again!
Parkside Inn Bridgeview - Mackinaw City - Building
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7.8 Good (686 reviews)
AED 345+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Parkside Inn Bridgeview places you in the heart of Mackinaw City, steps from Lake Huron and Colonial Michilimackinac Park. Featured amenities include express check-out, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: Didn't stay for breakfast. Location was great.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Great location
Cons: I thought I picked this inn for a great view but it was a blocked view. And the rooms really need an update and new mattresses and pillows!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Easy fast check in. Quiet room and good coffee.
Cons: NA
7.0 Good
Pros: Close to the bridge.
Cons: Rooms were dated
6.7 Good
Pros: Location. Beautiful park across the street.
Cons: Room decor was tired. Needed updating. No fridge or microwave.
7.0 Good
Pros: View of the Mackinaw Bridge.
Cons: A refrigerator and a larger TV.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Our room was beautiful with a view of the lake. We walked across the street to the park to see the lighthouse and perfect view of the bridge. Very nice breakfast.
8.6 Excellent
Pros: easy to get to
Cons: rather pricey
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location was lovely and convenient. Local restaurants suggested by the staff were very good. the laundry was an asset. However the dryer was not very efficient and we had to dry clothes in our room.
Cons: the breakfast was cold and extremely limited .only powdered eggs with toast and bagels. The breakfast was not well supplied and iitems ran out. Seating was crowded and more space is needed.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: What's not to like, open your door or blinds and BAMM ! The Big Mac is staring right in your face ! WHAT AN AWESOME VIEW !!!
Cons: It would have been nice to have a Refrigerator ! and some updated Mattresses , woke up with sore backs :-(
10.0 Excellent
Pros: location and able to view the bridge from our room.
Cons: weather but that was no fault of the hotel
4.0 Okay
Pros: Very clean and well-maintained in a great location
Cons: Room two small, no Wi-Fi, no microwave, no mini fridge, breakfast starts too late. This hotel falls below the standard I would expect for the price paid. Also, breakfast was extremely skimpy.
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Super 8 by Wyndham Bridgeview of Mackinaw City in Mackinaw City, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Lake Huron. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: cute room
Cons: bathroom door and walls were dirty
5.0 Okay
Pros: The room we stayed in was super clean and when we switched to a handicap room it was done without a problem. We don't consider ourselves to be handicap but the toilets are set so low it makes it impossible for "old" knees to operate.
Cons: Our only problem as stated above was with the bathrooms. Even the handicap had a low toilet but it at least had hand rails to help. We really like your hotel and try to stay there every year when on color tour. But the older we get the harder it gets.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: When we arrived upon check in we were informed the room we booked online was not and they wanted to give us a different for the same amount, which if we would if boomed the standard room it would have been less. As we are discussing this with the employee (Andre Brown) he called his manager(Rick Brown) and as they were discuss Andre was laughing being very disrespectful toward us. When they refused to give us the room at the lesser rate we discussed canceling altogether. While still in the process of discussing with Andre, Andre claims our reservation had been canceled. As we continued to discuss miss this matter he now calls a female to discuss and she tells us they don’t have any vacancies what so ever. I ask her what about the room that we were they to check in for? She finally agreed that room is vacant bit is not the standard rate. The final outcome basically was that we could not get the room we reserved at a higher price (standard room price was available when we made reservation) for standard fee so they agreed there would be no cancelation fee but could not get that on paperwork. Rick the manager wouldn’t even get on phone with me to discuss. He made Andre do it all even after I requested to speak with the manager directly. I feel we were treated disrespectful and that didn’t even want to negotiate with us. It was there way or no way. I am not sure I would ever consider booking at this location again.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is grate .
Cons: When I check in . Front stuff is looks like very tired Or sickness? Anyway he is not nice and very rude. Never go back again this hotel.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The location, that it included breakfast, the price. Not fancy, but nice, clean and comfortable.
6.0 Good
Pros: Big roons
Cons: Little cleaner.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Out the front door you can see the bridge and The lake. At night the bridge is all lit up and has great views from the park across the street.
Cons: The room had a musty smell. My guess would be the jacuzzi tub. Also after using the jacuzzi there was floaties that must be scale from the hard water and not good cleaning.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was great, room very pretty and clean. Loved the furniture. Staff very nice.
6.7 Good
Cons: Breakfast food was quite sparse...
1.0 Poor
Pros: Location was within 4 blocks of main shopping
Cons: The room was dirty and beds were not impressive. I will not stay at this one ever again. It also let a guest take a dog into the pool area.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very nice hotel
Cons: Need more comfortable beds
7.0 Good
Cons: breakfast area is tiny and not nearly big enough for everyone trying to eat in the morning.