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Rainbow Motel

Certificate of Excellence
602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Rainbow Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Spooner, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i was really surprised how nice this place was. we were trying to stay everywhere under the budget and didn't expect this place to be so cute. Clean and friendly as well with a lot of coupons for different attractions in the area when you check in.

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Bay City, Michigan
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1,020 reviews 1,020 reviews
118 hotel reviews
2,138 helpful votes 2,138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Though this motel is older and dated, it is simple, clean, and the rates are great off season. Good location, comfortable beds, cute landscaping, very nice indoor pool, easy parking, small grill/picnic table for your use in back, along with a couple kiddie toys. Easy walking distance to town, or across the road to view the water. Highly recommend.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This motel is away from the main part of the town but that was no problem. Mackinaw City is not large and walking is easy. The rooms all have a view of the lake, bridge and the island which is wonderful. The rooms were very clean and quite large. The only thing we wished we had a larger table and... More 

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Marietta, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My girlfriend and I traveled from Akron, OH to Mackinaw City August 18-21, 2014. It was both of our first trip to the straits region and after reading the reviews, we decided to reserve a room at this cute little hotel. We made a great choice! Upon arrival, the staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the area and we... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Cute little drive up hotel, great price. Even better location, well within walking distance of downtown Mackinaw City. Nice comfortable rooms, good TV, wifi, and mini-fridge. Had an issue with the bathroom though... backed up toilet.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a wonderful hotel to stay at and although they do not offer breakfast and the shower is a bit small the rooms are clean and comfortable, carpeting clean, staff very nice and courteous and the WIFI works without any issues. The heated pool could have been a bit warmer. The location is great with several shops, restaurants and... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It's just waiting to be found by you This is the nicest place I've been in a long time. The room's are clean. The front desk clerk is very easy to talk to. Owner's are friendly and social. The pool indoor was warm while the air outside had that fall chill. Hot tub was hot and bubbling. The beds were... More 

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Kalamazoo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The room is small but was clean and equipped with a microwave, refrigerator and flat screen tv. Had to go outdoors on public sidewalk to get to pool which was clean and decent size with a hot tub on the side. Ditto about out doors for AM coffee. Just a couple of blocks from main shopping and restaurants and ferry... More 

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Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Room was small, bathroom smaller. Had a very musty smell, when we got there the window was open for some reason, I'm guessing to air it out! Very dated. No coffee in the room, available in the lobby after 8am, no breakfast. Did have a refridge/microwave. Wifi not working, supposedly struck by lightning over a week ago per other review.... More 

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Arcadia, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This motel was cute and clean and roomy. It was a little bit dated, but it's location was great. After reading the reviews I expected a super friendly greeting, which I didn't get. The girl was not rude, but she wasn't friendly either. All in all I would stay there again, for sure. The price was right.

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