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Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

7221-103 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Chippewa Hotel Waterfront
Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Mackinac Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just got back from our second stay at the Chippewa Hotel for 3 nights. It has a great mix of old-world charm and modern amenities. The rooms are always clean and fresh, and the housekeeping staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The luggage transfer is awesome, and the individuals that work this system are very fast and personable. Although... More

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O'Higgins Region, Chile
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time on Mackinac Island and the hotel was in a great location to get to everything. Even though we specified we wanted a room farthest from the bar/restaurant we were given a room directly over the restaurant but it ended up not being that big a deal. The hotel is next to the fort and the dock so you... More

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Pecatonica, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a two night stay at this hotel. Our family of six had plenty of room with three queen beds to sleep in. The luggage transfer from the island shuttle to the hotel was great! We were fortunate to have a room on the second floor and never had to use the elevator. The staff were very knowledgeable,... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've stayed at this hotel many times but this time we really lucked out and got one of the four most requested rooms in the hotel -- our suite opened onto the pool patio and boy was it worth it! Overlooking the pool and yacht harbor you really feel special in this hotel and we were only steps away from... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida, USA
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a great experience as soon as you get off the Ferry. My wife and I took the star ferry to Mackinac Island, which is the farthest away of the three ferry lines from the hotel, and there was a porter there to take all of our bags to the hotel. The Arnold line is right next to the... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just stayed here for the 4th of July weekend and the hotel was a great place to stay! The room was very comfortable, clean and nice. The only downside was the elevator was small and only 2 of us could use it with our luggage. The staff was friendly. We may come back here again to stay on a... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the minute you step back into time at the Chippewa, they make you feel at home. This place is always clean, beds are super comfortable, and the service is amazing. We've stayed at several hotels on the island and this is the best. I love the whirlpool and showers too. The pink pony food is awesome also!!!

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Warren, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The rooms were clean and the staff was incredibly helpful. The location is perfect - on Main Street but towards the end of the busy street. The view was awesome, even from the first level. There was quite a bit of noise since we were on the first level and the very first room on the end near the Pink... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first visit to Mackinac Island and The Chippewa. We loved them both! The staff at The Chippewa was very helpful and friendly. We stayed on the first floor and had a wonderful view. The room was nice and clean. We will be returning to the island next year and staying at the Chippewa. The only complaint was... More

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Marysville, Ohio
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the Main Street...close to everything. Great lake view patio/bar for relaxing & entertainment... whether staying at hotel or just dropping in for meal/drink. Dinner was excellent & patio food looked great too. Rooms spacious & clean/comfortable, recommend 4th floor to avoid hearing creaking floor on lowers levels. Front desk staff friendly & helpful...inquire about discounted rooms, typically they... More

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Address: 7221-103 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Chippewa Hotel Mackinac Island

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our turn of the century hotel, built in 1902, has all of it's original victorian charm combined with all the modern amenities that resort travelors have come to expect. With it's prime downtown, waterfront location, the Chip is definitely the place to stay. All waterside rooms are large suites with spacious balconies. All suites have been recently updated and feature separate livingrooms, two flatscreen tvs, king or queen pillowtop beds, and wetbar. The lakeside patio features a 25 person jacuzzi hottub. It is home to the famous Pink Pony which has four different dining and drinking experiences. It's sister hotel, the Lilac Tree Suites & Spa features the Lilac Tree Spa for your relaxing enjoyment. ... more   less 
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