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Riviera Motel

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520 N. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most views are spectacular right from your rooms window. If not it is less than 10 steps outside your door. This is Mackinaws top secret motel to stay at with cozy clean rooms with updated carpet and bathrooms in almost all rooms. You might not get breakfast in morning but hot coffee is available in lobby and views are better... More 

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Reston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I chose to stay at this motel based on the trip advisor recommendations. Did I get the room I reserved? No. Did I have a view of the bridge or anything besides the parking lot? No. The room was basic, dark, dated. Hate the mold in the bathroom poorly concealed by grout. Would I stay again? Not a chance. Would... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stayed here twice in September and it was perfect. Clean, comfortable, helpful staff and the best view of the bridge from my room. Rates are fair and it made my trip restful! Also it's an easy walk to the shops on Central ave.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Forget the big chain places to stay....the Riviera Motel was the cleanest place we have ever stayed! The view out our window was the bridge! The motel is right next to the park, so we enjoyed walks several times a day down by the water. We are already planning our trip next year and it will include the Riviera Motel!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stunning views of Lake Huron shoreline and Mackinac Bridge. Extremely helpful and friendly hosts, Lynn and Marietta! Free shuttle to the Mackinac Island ferry. FreeWiFi, coffee in lobby, outdoor pool. Thin walls though...had to run room fan to drown out snoring in adjacent room. :( Charming hosts would def bring us back here again.

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Michigan
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My kids and I recently spent 2 nights here. We've tried various hotels in Mackinaw City. Even though I've stayed on the beach before, I liked this place best. The view is great, close to the bridge, and a long beach to walk on at sunset. It's in a quiet area, not much traffic. My daughter wished there was a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I'm a little behind in writing this review, but wanted to say how much I enjoyed my stay at the Riviera Motel in Mackinaw City. I was looking for a quiet place on the beach and the Riviera fit the bill. Yes, it is an older motel, I like the term "vintage", but it is clean and comfortable. The beach... More 

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Tecumseh, Michigan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Our family enjoys finding those "vintage" Mom and Pop places that have been well cared for. We enjoy the retro feel but also enjoy spending less money, especially when we're going to spend most of our time seeing sights away from where we sleep. We found a gem in the Riviera Motel in Mackinac City, MI. The view is incredible.... More 

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sterling heights, MI
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17 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is an older motel that has been pretty extensively remodeled. Although it is nothing fancy, it is clean and the view from the balcony and some rooms is marvelous. I made my reservation online and requested a room with twins because I thought my youngest son might also make the trip. He didn't and when I arrived and the... More 

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Marietta D, Owner at Riviera Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
17 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Even the Riviera's name evokes a feel of the early 1970's style of this clean, convenient motels right on the beach of Lake Michigan. It's retro without even trying. From the original tile-work in the bathrooms to the outdoor swimming pool, it reminds me of a Brady's Bunch vacation spot. We chose this motel purely for the location. I'm a... More 

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