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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   286 Grand Avenue, P.O. Box 286, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Ranked #5 of 13 hotels in Mackinac Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adrian, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for the best vacation getaway ever with total R&R this is the place for you. It just doesn't get any better from the minute you check in. By the end of your stay you will not want to leave and will start preparing when you can return again.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Grand Hotel never disappoints. This was our 6th trip there, and we always enjoy unplugging from the hustle of daily life and decompressing. If you want Vegas-style amenities, don't even bother. This is a unique destination. The rooms are comfortable but quirky. Service is excellent, but you won't get 24 hour room service. Go for the unique ambiance, excellent food... More

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Chicago IL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do you remember when ladies dressed for dinner and men wore sport coats and white slacks? Well, this is the epitome of those days. Although the dress code has been relaxed, the atmosphere remains "back in time" because of the dress code of the staff and the true resort visitors who remember those days. Simply put, it is elegant. The... More

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Austin, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are so many positives about this hotel. It's historic. The service is very good. The grounds are gorgeous. The views from the rooms, the porch, and the main dining room facing the lake are spectacular. The amenities are fine, as is the food. On the downside, the experience is quite expensive, and mostly requires dining at the hotel. This... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Mackinac Island and The Grand Hotel although we've visited many similar types of historic, full service hotels. Even so, this hotel has plenty of uniqueness! . Our room was a package "deal" called Tee for Two. It was a nice package that included a round of golf (green fee only; club & cart rental... More

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GHKellie, Social Media Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very thorough review. It is unfortunate that you did not get to enjoy the golf and pool during your visit. We wanted to let you know that the cart fee is included, and not extra with the Tea for Two package, and that the charge to use the pool is only for non-guests of the hotel.... More

Andover, Kansas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 2 nights (but if I was doing this trip again, I'd stay a minimum of 3 nights). I have trouble with my back so walking is a challenge. The hotel staff was accommodating with getting us a hotel room on the main floor so I didn't have to walk up steps (there is a very small... More

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Winter Garden, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time to Mackinac Island. Heard and read about the Grand Hotel and thought if we're going to do Mackinac, let's do it all the way. We we offered all kinds of plan variations for three nights. Some included three meals a day. Some just breakfast & lunch. But the one we selected was the bed & breakfast option. When... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a three-night stay at Grand Hotel. Our room was a semi-circle, with a wall of windows overlooking the lake and the Mackinac Bridge. We went to sleep each night watching the Mighty Mac glow in the distance and awoke each morning to the clip-clop of horses. Breakfast was almost overwhelming. You can help yourself to... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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9 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Closing of the Grand for the season last Oct and we had to go back this year to see what it's like to stay during the regular season. We stayed on one of their Celebrate Michigan special rate dates. We enjoyed everything about our one night stay. It didn't matter if we there paying full price or... More

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights June 23-24, 2014. We were given an inside room that was ok but small. A tiny tv but I suppose no one goes there to watch tv. The bathroom towels are like sandpaper for almost 400 a night! The food that is affilated with The Grand is just terrible. I would never say this if... More

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Address: 286 Grand Avenue, P.O. Box 286, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Mackinaw Island Michigan
Grand Hotel Mackinac Island Michigan
Grand Hotel Island Mackinaw
Grand Mackinac Island

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to America’s Summer Place. Every year since 1887, Grand Hotel has welcomed guests and families to Mackinac Island, where cars are not allowed and bikes and horse drawn carriages are the favored modes of transportation. As Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels and Conde Nast Traveler's Top 5 Midwest Resorts in 2012, Grand Hotel offers outstanding accommodations where no two guest rooms are alike. Enjoy spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac in a rocking chair on the world’s largest porch,complimentary children's programs, The Jewel golf course, swimming, tennis, lawn games, gardens, bicycling, carriage tours, shopping, Sadie's Ice Cream Parlor, and an experience you will never forget. ... more   less 
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