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Rainbow Motel

602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Rainbow Motel
Ranked #5 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I cannot say enough about the Rainbow Motel. A clean comfortable hotel in the middle of everything. A wonderful pool with two hot tubs. And I love that I can park right in front of my room. The best part is the prices cannot be beat. Highly recommended!!!!

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Holly, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This is a small gem of a mom and pop motel smack dab in the middle of all of the action in Mackinaw City. We had a comfortable bed, fridge and microwave. If you want faux luxury (and to spend 2 or 3 times more), stay at one of the chain motels instead. If you want to be very comfortable... More

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We just wanted a cheap place to rest our head on our road-trip and the Rainbow Motel didn't let us down. With all the rooms off the main street, the area is lovely and quiet and within walking distance to both the shops/restaurants and the ferries. All the staff we met we're welcoming and accommodating always greeting you with a... More

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Munising, Michigan
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We've stayed in 5 different motels in Mackinac City this summer & the Rainbow is by far, the cleanest we've seen. Beautiful landscaping outside also & you can tell that the owners take pride in their establishment. Most rooms are away from the street & very quiet. Nice to find a place that has great cleaning staff. Would certainly come... More

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Troy, Michigan, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Great location (right next to the ferries) with very clean rooms (and real keys!). The in-room jacuzzi worked well. They told us there was free coffee in the office, but we never tried it. Staff was very friendly and we couldn't beat the price. It cost about half as much as some of the hotels in the area and we... More

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Emmett, Michigan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We chose this resort from the tripadvisor ratings. Visiting after labor day, we found this small family owned resort to be everything we were looking for. Great location for easy cycling to Mackinac Island ferry shuttles. Short walk into town to restaurants and shopping. Very quiet, extremely clean and comfortable. Very friendly owners and staff. Indoor pool, pleasant outdoor area.... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Due to late reservations we had to switch rooms on our second night. The first, a standard king, was small but clean and comfortable. I'm 5' tall so the shower was fine but hubby didn't fit. Our second room after the switch was a king deluxe. Imagine our surprise at seeing a small sitting area! Four windows was a treat,... More

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Belleville, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great location, very reasonably priced. Has gazebo and propane grill available. Very quaint. Free coffee. Nice owners. Will definitely go back to this place. Shuttle to casino available, too. Great location, very reasonably priced. Has gazebo and propane grill available. Very quaint. Free coffee. Nice owners. Will definitely go back to this place. Shuttle to casino available, too.

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Union Pier, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Stayed at the Rainbow Motel with our two kids (11 & 15) for Labor Day Weekend visit to the Mackinaw area. We parked the car right outside the room and didn't move it for three days. Two of the three ferry docks to the island are within 2 blocks. Restaurants, attractions, and various shops are next door, across the street,... More

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Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stayed for two nights right before Labor Day weekend. The rate was $41 a night - it would have been 3 times higher over the weekend. Good: room was clean, A/C worked well, ice machine, within walking distance of downtown and ferries to M Island, mattress was comfortable. Bad: wifi service did not work the entire time we were... 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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Free Parking
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Ranked #5 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City

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