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Rainbow Motel

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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Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this cute, well kept motel. We stayed in the King Deluxe which is actually a separate little "bungalow". The decor is dated, but the room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The grounds and landscaping were immaculate. The price was half that of the chain hotels across the street. The staff could not have been more helpful... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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188 reviews 188 reviews
24 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spencer had been going on and on about his last stay at the Rainbow Motel, so I decided to give it a try. Skeptical, as it has 'Motel' in the name, I was pleasantly surprised how nice this little place is. So nice, I thought twice about giving it a review on TA as to not tip off others and... More

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Adrian, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nice Staff, Great Location, For the money it was a great value. The kids loved the pool and the hot tub. The room was very acceptable for the price range, clean and comfortable. We will stay here again.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I absolutely love this motel, it is one of the nicest places I have ever stayed, clean comfortable affordable and the owners and staff are pleasant and wonderful. I have stayed in both their normal rooms as well as the deluxe and jacuzzi room and I would not trade it for anything. Everything was clean, if you had a problem... More

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Wyoming, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Address: 602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City

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Casino and Gambling Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City #4 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
Number of rooms
29

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