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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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  • 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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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife & I recently took my mother up to Mackinac Island for a mother's day weekend. We spent one night at the Chippewa Hotel and the next at the Grand Hotel. We were pleasantly surprised with the Chippewa Hotel. The rooms were very spacious and the decor was beautiful. We also had drinks in the Pink Pony and had... More 

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

We appreciate your positive review! We have been serving guests for over 113 years and strive for 100% satisfaction. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and service are the main reasons to stay at this elegant hotel right on the water across from Fort Mackinac. We were pleasantly surprised to be up-graded to a double queen suite, harborview. Even if we had stayed in the rooms on Main Street, we would have been happy but this was a special Mother's Day delight. The... More 

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

We are happy to hear about your experience with us for Mother's Day. It was our pleasure to upgrade you to a Harborview Suite. We hope you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit with us. More 

Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to the Chippewa Hotel for 11 years and we love it here! The views are amazing, the rooms beautifully decorated and the teams of people go above and beyond in all they do! I highly recommend the Chippewa to all staying on Mackinac Island.

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

Hi Mr. Pilouras, Thank you for your positive review. We had a great opening weekend and we were glad to have you and Brenda as a part of that. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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
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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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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 helpful votes 9 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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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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