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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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Elkridge, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment the horse drawn carriage picks you up from the ferry landing, through the regal doors and hallways that lead to your "one of a kind" well appointed room you will enjoy every minute of your stay. Service bar none, the grandness that was yesteryear is everywhere. An Esther Williams swimming pool, theatre, Jazz bistro and did I... More 

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El Dorado, Arkansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank you for your review and for sharing some of the details of your stay with future visitors. More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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469 reviews 469 reviews
65 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank you for your review. The details of your unique arrival on Mackinac are spectacular, thank you for sharing. More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 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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GHKellie, Social Media Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to have the opportunity to celebrate your very special day with you, and that you returned for another visit. We hope to be a continuing part of your life together. More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

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 March 5, 2015

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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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Thank you for your review, and for your advice to future travelers. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you relaxing on our porch again soon. More 

Russells Point, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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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Thank you for your review. We do appreciate and value your input regarding your stay. More 

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 February 20, 2015

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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Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. More 

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