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Rainbow Motel

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602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Northern Michigan
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small, quaint little motel. It's definitely not fancy, but it doesn't pretend to be either. The beds and pillows are a little hard, but for the price one can't complain. The parking is nice because you get a reserved spot right in front of your room. I found the room and the grounds to be clean and... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Loved it! I was clean, quiet and perfect for a quick overnight stay in Mackinac on our way to Marquette. You can't beat the price. The bathroom was spotless. It had awesome retro tiles that have been very well taken care of. Within walking distance to town and boat docks.

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Thank TheManor2014
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

This is independently owned and we liked that thought. Everything in the city seems to be owned by one person. We have stayed multiple times and have enjoyed every visit. The rooms do seem small but they are very clean and no matter what time of the year it is the best deal. They have the lowest price in the... More 

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Thank Tammy C
Novi, Michigan
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We were well pleased. We were arriving late in town and only staying one night, leaving early in the morning for the island. This place was half the price of everything else, so we decided to take a chance. We are glad we did! This place was clean, walking distance to town and just right. It is a basic hotel,... More 

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Thank Davidamy617
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I stayed here on a business trip. It was walking distance to the downtown area and the ferry. Our room was a little small and very pink. But everything worked, it was very clean, had a fridge and microwave. We didn't spend much time in the room but needed to watch some footage, I thought to call ahead to ask... More 

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Thank Vivsmom
Wilson, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We stayed in there Jacuzzi room which is its own little building, Granted it is a older hotel so there was a little musty smell in there but not that bad and I am they type of person that can pick up on that right away. For the price I could not complain and the people at the front desk... More 

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1 Thank Gearhart9960
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

After having a bad experience down the street the Rainbow Motel made us feel right at home. From the minute we walked into the door we were greeted with a smile and hospitality. Our room was extremely clean and cozy. The pool area was welcoming, clean and refreshing. I can't wait to come back time and time again.

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1 Thank TheBics
Kewaunee, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

A very quaint and retro motel. Pluses are cleanliness, family friendly ( they have a small playground, putting green and swimming pool) inexpensive in Fall and friendly staff. Minuses are very small rooms, hard mattresses, no extra pillows in room and the outside walk to the pool area. If you come in summer the walk to the pool is probably... More 

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Jenison, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I'm always on the lookout for the ultimate motel deal. Needing a one-night stay in Mackinaw City, I checked with a "mom & pop" motel where my wife and I have stayed numerous times. Much to my disappointment, the motel's rates had increased about 40% over last year. Determined to find a reasonably priced motel I came across the Rainbow... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Neat place to stay in the heart of town. Super clean. The cottage we stayed in has a huge whirlpool tub. Convenient to everything. The staff was friendly and helpful and you can tell they care about the guests. They provide a meal ticket for a two for one breakfast at a great restaurant down the street. That was a... More 

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