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Island House Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 1410, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Ranked #13 of 13 hotels in Mackinac Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found the room clean and comfy. The bed was reasonably comfortable with nice linens. Rooms are cutely decorated. We did not like hat they put us in the back of the e building by the garbage and loading dock. This was loud. Transfers from Sheplers ferry was seamless and professional. Desk clerk at check in did not tell us... More

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Se Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent one night at the Island House and wish we could've stayed longer. The room was outstanding with a great view of the harbor. Both restaurants served outstanding meals. Thank you to the entire staff for your excellent attention to detail!

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Traverse City, MI
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night and thought it was very cozy and comfortable. We had a 4th floor room and we didn't mind the extra flight of stairs. It had the slanted roof but I thought it was cute, the taller people just had to watch their heads:). We didn't hear any noise at all when we stayed. The buffet... More

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Farmington, Michigan, United States
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125 reviews 125 reviews
31 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful view from the porch. Not too far from town. Room was very small but we had a king size bed that took up half of the floor space. No refrig or microwave. Unforgiveable, no coffee maker in the room. Star Line transferred our bags to hotel very effective. Good value as other island properties were more money.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time staying at the Island House. The views from the porch and front yard are beautiful. Plenty of lounges, rocking chairs and other seating available to enjoy the beautiful view of the marina, Lake Erie and the light houses - just beautiful. Service is very good and everyone is really friendly. Rooms are very nice also. Definitely will stay... More

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Bailey, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before this trip we were last at the Island House in 2010. We returned this summer in July. This was our 4th stay here...but sadly, maybe our last. I always loved this hotel so much! We always loved the small more intimate size and the historic feel and stellar service of this hotel...but it did look a bit more rundown... More

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Marion, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed her for 2 nights, and were pleased as always with this grand old dame. The hotel itself is in a great location, the staff is friendly and helpful, but the decor needs to be upgraded. The carpeting in the room was old and worn. the wallpaper and the lampshades were stained and the wallpaper was... More

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Vista, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very old and our room was on the small side, but the ambiance is spectacular. The huge front porch with rockers looks over the main street and the marina. There is a large 'front yard' with wicker furniture and chimineas where you can make smores supplied by the hotel for $3.00. Walk a block to town with... More

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I spent a night here on a road trip to a Jeep Jamboree. The outside of the hotel is beautiful, with a spectacular view of the water, located very close to town, but not right in town (which is good). The room we had is pretty basic, charming more than functional, without much of a view. Still, very... More

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Grand Haven
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Island House. Have been to many hotels on Mackinac Island and the Island House seems to be the most family friendly. The breakfast is the best on the island! Love the charm and history of this hotel. Very close to downtown. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Address: P.O. Box 1410, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Island House Hotel 2.5*
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With over 150 years of experience offering exquisite hospitality, the Island House Hotel welcomes visitors and guests to this State of Michigan Historic Landmark. Overlooking the shores of beautiful Lake Huron, the Island House Hotel offers guests comfortable and modern accommodations. Recommended by AAA, Island House is the only hotel on Mackinac Island that is located within the pristine boundaries of the Mackinac Island State Park. All of our rooms have air-conditioning available. ... more   less 
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