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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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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Clinton Township, Michigan
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked our young boys at the time 8 & 10 if they would rather go stay at an amusement park or go to Mackinac Island and to our surprise they chose Mackinac Island. To this very day it is still their favorite trip. The hotel room that we rented was huge and it had a balcony over looking the... More

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Novi, Michigan
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love, love, love The Chippewa. This visit was perfect. Our family visits the island several times a season. My son requested a stay at The Chip for his 21st birthday. The staff is super friendly. The rooms are perfect. They are clean, up to date, well equipped. Our 4th floor room overlooked the harbor. We always had a great... More

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Saginaw, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must stay here!! Clean rooms and friendly staff. What a BEAUTIFUL view! Breakfast included fresh made donuts with a vanilla sauce, delicious! The harbor view suites are quaint and quite accommodating; the mints at "turn down" were a "sweet" touch. Don't ever change Chippewa Hotel; I can't wait to visit again, and again, and again!

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were first timers to this hotel. The location was perfect. We stayed in room 408. The room was clean, well laid out and had an amazing view of the harbor. Three couples stayed in this room. There was plenty of room fir everyone. Can't wait to go back!

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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay on the island. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean. Our room was small, but adequate. When you visit a tourist town you don't spend much time in your room, so this was a great place to stay. Way cheaper than The Grand Hotel!!!

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Cambridge City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son was married, on Mackinac, June 21st. The bride/groom, myself and many of our guests stayed at the Chippewa. We had been there, one time prior, and liked it so well that we knew we wanted to stay there again. The wedding reception was held there, also, at the Pink Pony! Everything was wonderful.....the wedding coordinator was fantastic, the... 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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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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