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Island House Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 1410, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011
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  • Location
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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

Stayed on Mackinaw Island with a bus tour. The hotel was very quaint. Our room was small but nicely decorated. The staff and management were very friendly and the dining room staff went above and beyond. Would stay again and also recommend it to friends.

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Lansing, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

We stayed here last summer with our children, 6, 3 & 6 months. The Island House staff was very accomadating in every way. The room was of course old, but clean. And we had a spectacular view of the pier across the street. We had dinner one night in the restaurant. Very good. And the breakfast buffet was good as... More 

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Tiffin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Having previously stayed at The Grand, we opted for a more family oriented Island House for our summer 2010 trip. One major draw was the indooor pool which we had pretty much to ourselves and loved tremendously. Our room was quite small for two adults and two kids, but the view more than made up for it. We faced the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

Stayed two nights in summer 2010 and was highly impressed. The two bedroom / two bathroom suites are spacious, comfortable, and inviting to the point that we could not wait to return after our activities. The beds were comfortable, the food was delicious, amenities were plentiful, and you cannot beat the location on the island. Will definitely visit again!

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

As always, the days we spent at the Island House were excellent. It's the only hotel we will stay at on Mackinac Island. The location and view are perfect. Close enough to town to be a very short walk, but far enough away that the street and sidewalks in front are not overcrowded. Our room was right in front off... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

This may have been a lovely hotel - in it's day. It seems to have gone down hill. The dining room was dingy, dark, in need of redecorating; the food was below average; the presentation of the food was shockingly poor, and the service was appalling.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

We stayed at the Island House Hotel and enjoyed our stay immensely. The staff were most congenial and the restaurant served great food at supper and a breakfast buffet. The rooms were clean and adequate and the view from the front porch and grass area were stunning. Enjoy every aspect of our stay and would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

This is the second time we have stayed at Island House and it is our favorite "go to" on the Island. I have spent countless hours comparing pricing and hotel "deals" and for my money, this is the best value on the island. First, this is the oldes hotel on the Island, which means the rooms are not going to... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

Pros: historic ambiance and feeling, walking distance to downtown, bike rental on premises Cons: Thin walls, can hear neighbors next door and above This was our first time staying on the island and I would have to say that we enjoyed our stay here. The maids did a fine job of keeping the room clean and staff ensured that their... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

We checked in late for the first leg of our honeymoon trip, and the staff was so accommodating. Since it was the middle of the week, they were actually able to offer us a room in the front of the house with a beautiful view of the bay, as opposed to one of the basic rear-facing rooms we were originally... More 

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Additional Information about Island House Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 1410, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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*
Number of rooms: 95
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