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602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Rainbow Motel
Ranked #6 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Hemlock, Michigan, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is really nothing fancy about this motel, but if you are looking for just a clean, decent place to stay that is convenient to the docks and downtown, this is a good choice. Hopefully you don't mind pink/mauve, because everything is in that color: paint, doors, door frames, wallpaper, etc. :) The pool and hot tub were nice and... More

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van wert ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

stayed here 8-10-2014 through 8-15-2014 was fabulous,excellent staff and location.Room was clean and comfy.The location cannot be beat.Was close to everything and the money saved.we spent on the great shopping.Cannot wait to go back

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Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This 'Mom and Pop' motel has been great every time we've stayed, at least once a year for a while now. And the price is amazing for this vacation town. There's a nice picnic area, a putting green (golf clubs in the office). The rooms have microwaves and small refrigerators, plus coffeemakers. It's an old-fashioned motel, beautifully maintained. And it's... More

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Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to spend our 25th anniversary! Just loved the Rainbow Motel. Very clean and friendly. Nice place for anyone looking to stay in the heart of Mackinaw City. Can walk to the docks and shopping areas. Very cute grounds decorated much like someone's backyard, deer, gnomes, gazebo ect. Nice clean indoor pool and hot tub. I was... More

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Mackinaw
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a clean, old, motel that smells like moth balls, you've found it. Yea, it's cheap, but it's cheap for a reason. Everything is so old. And the worst most terrible part if this place, THE BEDS!! Rocks. Your better off sleeping on the floor. I have never in my life slept in a bed this hard and... More

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Plainfield, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After staying at the Super 8 one night we sought out a different hotel for our 2nd night. My husband inquired at several hotels and found this property. The people were friendly and the property was clean and quaint in the heart of shopping for our teenage daughter. Our kids enjoyed the pool and making use of the wifi. My... More

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Newaygo County, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love staying here! Clean rooms, great price, nice pool/hot tub, friendly owners and staff! We highly recommend them to all our friends and family! We come back and stay several times a year! The owners take great pride in the upkeep of the grounds and gardens surrounding the hotel. Centrally located in walking distance to downtown shopping district and... More

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London, Ontario
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pull into the parking lot and wow, CLEAN!!! Flowers and beds all great, nice little Gazebo! Every room has a bench and small table outside. Check in was smooth, and the lobby was clean,, I am thinking we are off to a good start! Room was spacious, mini fridge, micro, 2 chairs, table, all in great shape,,,, and did I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED our time at the Rainbow Motel. It was extremely clean. Beds were very comfortable. So nice to have a fridge and microwave in the room. Rooms are nice. Staff was so friendly. Grounds well maintained. Pool and Hot Tubs were awesome. We will definitely be back. Easy walking distance to the ferries, downtown, restaurants, etc. This will be... More

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Hastings, Michigan
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a return trip for me to the Rainbow Motel. I also stayed here 2 years ago. It still remains a great deal, and is located within easy walking distance to many Mackinaw City attractions (including directly across the street from Mackinac Island Ferry Service). You can't beat it's very clean rooms, friendly staff and throwback "retro" look. It... More

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Address: 602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City

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