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Riviera Motel

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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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Evansville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

My sister and I enjoyed our stay at the Riveria .... it is an older motel but very well maintained and clean. The views were wonderful of the beach , lighthouse . and the lake. I personnally would stay again , friendly and courteous service .

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warren, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed here one night. The view of the bridge is fantastic but the motel is very basic. No refrigerator or microwave in the room. I thought that was a basic in a motel room in 2013. The beds were the worst. It felt like me were sleeping on the box springs. No breakfast is offered either.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Riviera Motel is a simple place, clean but nothing fancy. Its best feature is its wonderful location on the shores of the Straits of Mackinac with a fantastic view of the bridge. It is located near the historic fort and next to a lighthouse museum. A short walk takes you to the downtown area for shopping and the ferry... More 

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Detroit, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

The Riviera is in an awesome location if your a mackinaw bridge lover. It is right there and in the middle of the park! It is very different if you are accustomed to staying at chains like holiday inn etc. I rarely stay at independent motels so it was very unique to me. Clean rooms. Owners are very kind. Probably... More 

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Holt, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The Riviera is a lovely independently owned hotel. It sits between two parks and has incredible views of the bridge. You can walk out the back gate of the property and right into a park on the water of the Straits. The property is within walking distance of the "main drag" of Mackinaw City. The room was actually quite spacious... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Great location in between two parks at the foot of the Mackinaw Bridge. We could sit on the balcony and watch the Saturday night fireworks across the bridge in St Ignace. Loved the location. The facility itself is old or I like to say vintage, but very clean. The hotel is owner operated, and the owners were helpful with tips... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

We usually visit the Mackinaw City area in September, but this year was late April. Many hotels/motels in town open in May, so there weren't many options available to us, other than some national chains -- but the "mom-and-pop" Riviera came through. Charming '60s vintage bathroom with original gold starburst decor and fittings. Friendly owner-operator. Clean and comfortable. Ample parking,... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This motel was recommended to us by an uncle who says this is his go-to place when they are in Mackinaw. It's right on the beach with a view of the Mackinac Bridge! Lawn chairs are set up along the porch area outside the rooms to relax. Pool was fun for the kids, rooms were adequate. I thought that the... More 

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Rockport, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We stayed here before going to Mackinac Island. We saw this place when we went to the see the lighthouse. We drove up and down the strip it was hard to decide. I'm glade we stopped here. We had a view of the Mackinaw bridge and the lake from the balcony. The room rate we got was the off season... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
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