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Riviera Motel

520 N. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Ranked #6 of 41 Hotels in Mackinaw City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Midland, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We have been staying at this motel since 2010 when we DISCOVERED this GEM of a VIEW among many views in Mackinaw City. The view from almost every room if not all is of the Majestic Mackinaw Bridge and the Straights of Mackinaw. The owners run this motel themselves and give outstanding personal service making sure everyone has what they... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I checked all the Tripadvisor recommendations before my trip and I am glad I did. We found this small motel based on comments.. We called (note - call for best price, do not reserve on line. We saved over $20). I always call because I prefer a shower with an extra bar to help me get in and out. We... More

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Address: 520 N. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
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Number of rooms: 24
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