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Waterfront Inn - Mackinaw City

1009 South Huron Avenue, P.O. Box 302, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lille
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dirty place. AC not functioning in the middle of the summer. Broken furniture. Very hot in the room. Reception slow and unwelcoming calls a maintenance person that does not show up. Curtains on the windows replaced by old towels. Does this kind of places still exist in the USA?

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel and furnishings. Smelled like mildew and the air conditioner filters were filthy. Was cheaper but not worth it to me. They need a maitenance person for up keep and someone to keep the beach clean. My next visit will pay more and stay somewhere better.

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White Pigeon, Michigan
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Deplorable conditions. Bug infestation, poor maintenance, no refund even after trying 2 rooms. Furniture falling apart, TV not working, overall condition a health issue. Clerk would only give a different room with same results. Then states unable to delete charge or give refund. Others also asking for a change. No breakfast option.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will never stay here again. The rooms were disgusting. Bugs everywhere, the carpet was so dirty I wouldn't let my boys walk barefoot in the room. The bedding had cigarette burns, the curtains were hanging off and filthy. The grounds of hotel just as bad. The beach was gross. There were empty beers bottles and caps everywhere, the play... More 

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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed heer on the 4th of July. The town was packed. People were parking in hotel lots even though they were not staying at that particular hotel where they were parking. My wife cannot walk long distances due to extreme heart condition. Mahalia promised me my space would be waiting in front of our room when we decided to head... More 

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Montrose, Michigan
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To start it off the tube was cracked by the drain, no shower curtain, no wash cloths, no towels. no channel line up guide, to top it off the TV was so old it was a tube style, mold around on the seal on the mini-fridge plus it froze or drinks. not even close to the water, no coffee pot... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came with a group of 4 for a weekend and we were VERY pleased. Mahalia and the staff were very polite, professional, friendly, and helpful! The room we had was clean and a perfect size for us with nice beds, drawers for clothes, a mini-fridge, a TV (although we barely used it), a nice bathroom with the sink and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! While the hotel is older and could use some serious updating, the experience was amazing! The view was gorgeous! Mahalia has amazing customer service skills and I enjoyed talking with her! She's definitely a keeper!

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Scouting out hotels in the Mackinac Island area - every other hotel was atleast $30 more per night. My rating for this hotel is not based on luxurious accomodations but rather the value of a dollar you receive at this hotel. 1. Near City Center CHECK 2. Mini fridge - CHECK 3. Heated pool AND hot tub - CHECK 4.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Went up there for Memorial day weekend. I don't know why other people are complaining me and my family had a great time love the hotel stay there for years always a very good experience and the front counter lady Mahalia Was very helpful and very professional. Will definitely be back up there this year.

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