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Grand Hotel

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286 Grand Avenue, P.O. Box 286, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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El Dorado, Arkansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is hard to write anything about the Grand Hotel that has not already been written. Big. Expensive. Exclusive. Gorgeous. Romantic. The rooms are huge and comfortable and I think every one is decorated differently. The halls on each floor are nearly 30 feet wide. The only rooms that were available when we made reservations included dinner every night in... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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65 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The experience on Mackinac Island is one of the highlights of my travels. Fly into the Pelliston Airport and book a single engine aircraft to fly you and your mate over to the airstrip on Mackinac Island. Have the pilot circle the island so that you see the beautiful landscapes that lie below. Have a horse taxi pick you up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel and it grounds hold dear childhood memories for me and my family. The goregous oaks that stand majestically along the bay side. We have been coming here since the 70's. Mobile Bay area is truly the Martha's Vineyard of the Southern Gulf Region. Beautiful old homes line it shores and the Grand Hotel is in its midst. This... More 

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is fabulous. My husband and I were married there a year and a half ago, and the ceremony was perfect! The rooms were also very historic, clean, and decorative. The service was outstanding, as well as the lunch and breakfast. Dinner was a tad on the expensive side, but you'll expect that. Of you'd prefer to go somewhere... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to this iconic resort was a unique experience, both great and bad. We upgraded fortunately to a lake view room (but not a signature suite) which faced the front of the building. Quiet & restful considering the other reviews but there may be less carriage and horses in the Fall. Loved the ambiance of the town, &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mi Recreation assoc, has a fall weekend at the Grand that is a real bargain.Tthe food, service and ambiance surpasses the cruise we just returned from by double. The island is historic and one of a kind. everyone should stay at the Grand once in their life!

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience! From start to finish the staff at The Grand was nothing less than courteous and friendly. The hotel and grounds including the Esther Williams pool is pristine. The gardens and famous red geraniums are amazing. The food at the hotel was great and the variety was endless. The hotel has the longest covered porch of its kind.... More 

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Russells Point, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Grand was on my girlfriend's bucket list. We reserved a room for 1 night before transferring to another hotel on the Island for the next 2 nights. We were here for their Celebrating Michigan package on the opening weekend of the season. Some of what was included in the package was not available and/or not practical in... More 

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Atmosphere, food, and no stress! Need I say more. I will. I was surprised that such a large dining room offered such great service. The food was hot and made to order. No cars on the island! The limo from the dock to the hotel is a horse and buggy.

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am starting off writing this place as "one visit a year for sure ". It was my first time to Mackinac island and what a great surprise. The island is amazing and what makes it historic is the presence of this beautiful and classic hotel "The Grand"it has everything. Amazing decor , humble and hardworking staff sourced from other... More 

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