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Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

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7221-103 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Chippewa Hotel Waterfront
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Rating summary
  • 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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Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVE this hotel over any others we've stayed at. The rooms are always clean and the staff is very helpful and friendly. We've stayed in a mainstreet, harbor view and lakeview room. All were perfect and had their own pluses. We love eating here and spend quite a bit of time at the Pink Pony. I am a walking... More 

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ChippewaHotel, Front Office Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

We are very excited to have you back with us! We are very fortunate to have such loyal guests like you to our hotel. Thank you for making advanced reservations! We are patiently awaiting Summer! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The island itself is amazing. We stayed 2 nights in mackinaw city and one night here on the island. It was the biggest waste of money and the worst night. The ferry boats run till 11pm I think back to the city so don't feel you need to stay on the island to get the most out of it. This... More 

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ChippewaHotel, Front Office Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

I'm very sorry we did not live up to your expectations. Thank you for your feedback on your stay. We will take your thoughts into consideration for improving the hotel year after year. I can assure you, many travelers do enjoy staying over night on the Island as it is a very unique and luxurious experience. We hope you and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I've been coming to the island since I was a little girl & as I've gotten older the Chippewa is a staple for lunch. The best view around, food is very good (get the fish sandwich) & service is always great. A great place to sit & watch the boats go by & have some beers. Something I look forward... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I wish I could tell you what I love most about this hotel...hearing the horses ride on Main Street, the cozy rooms, the beautiful views, the patio, the amazing hot tub pool! We love this place. This hotel is also located right on the boat dock so they have steps that go straight into the water… If you can handle... More 

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Romeo, mi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Went here for our 25th wedding anniversary for our first trip to Mackinac. Very nice older, but clean, hotel. Loved the décor and atmosphere of the place. We had a corner suite facing the water. Great customer service, great accommodations in the room. When I reserved the room directly the week before they asked me if it was a special... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My husband and I went to Mackinac Island as part of our honeymoon. We made our reservation ahead of time and wanted our time there to be special. We read online about a breakfast package, and extras we could add on. On the day of checkin, we were told we couldn't add them....we found that odd...when we got to our... More 

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Morton Grove
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This place has excellent accommodations, views of the bay, dining, and and its downtown location. Further, the staff was very good, helpful and made sure our stay was excellent even though we had to change rooms once in order to stay a total of 3 nights this past August. Way late in sharing this review, but found time during the... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We've stayed at the Chippewa before, and this stay did not disappoint. This time we were on the Island for a family wedding. Family members booked several rooms, and everyone was pleased with their stay. Our street side room was clean, beautifully decorated, large, and very comfortable. The location is convenient to the Arnold Dock, restaurants, and shops, and the... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My family of four (with kids age 8 & 4) stayed here in July. I believe we stayed in the 'Top Floor Queen Suite' with an amazing view of the harbor. My youngest loved watching the boats come and go! The staff was friendly and my kids loved the milk and cookies that came with the turn down service each... More 

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Michigan
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
58 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We stayed in a Mainstreet Queen room for 4 nights in September. This was our 3rd year in a row staying at the Chippewa and it did not disappoint. Our room was small but nicely decorated and very clean. I do wish there would have been a desk because I worked from the room during our stay and had to... More 

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