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Beachcomber Motel on the Water

1011 South Huron Avenue/U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Beachcomber Motel on the Water
Ranked #2 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We initially had booked a room at the Clarion down the road but when we saw the ultra positive TripAdvisor reviews on the Beachcomber, we switched and didn't regret it. It was a late Spring so the apparently annual gnats (small flies) were swarming everywhere and their dead bodies would pile up regularly inside and outside.They don't bite, they're just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our third time at the Beachcomber in the past three years. The people who own and manage it are fantastic. If you need information, you get it. We've never been disappointed and got better accomodations, a better room, a better view and better service than at the grand traverse resort. We love the homey feel of the Beachcomber... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the first week in June/2014 for our honeymoon. We reserved online and the process went smooth. Quick replies. We weren't going to make our check in time that we stated in the online reservation so we called and verified we were coming. They told us how far out we were and we were welcomed when we arrived. Check... More

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Merrill, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great and inexpensive place to stay. The location is quiet, the rooms are clean and the owner is very friendly and helpful. We have stayed in many hotels in Mackinaw City over the years and this is where we will be staying in the future.

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indianapolis, indiana
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel has nice reviews and we were looking forward to trying it out.... However after "reserving" a room on the hotel's own website we were later informed the lakefront 2 queen bed room we had "reserved" was not available and we were offered a courtside room with a single queen.... Now what bothers me is that after you enter... More

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BeachcomberMackinaw, Owner at Beachcomber Motel on the Water, responded to this review

The Beachcomber Motel would like to apologize for any inconvenience you encountered with your online reservation. We would also like to assure you that at no time was your personal information vulnerable. As we accept or reject reservation requests, the only information visible to us is the last four digits of your card and expiration date. Our establishment is a... More

Muskegon, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am pleased to say that our stay at the Beachcomber was the best decision on our anniversary trip! For a reasonable price, we were placed in a room with perfect view of the bridge and lake. It was so nice that we decided to extend our stay for another night. The same room was not available, so the manager... More

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Leamington, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent value and wonderful one night stop on our Michigan tour. Karen and Dick were excellent hosts, our room was well appointed and when we discovered a water leak in the bathroom Dick was quick to come look at it and Karen relocated us and our belongings to another room immediately. Their suggestions for dining were spot... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you like to be alone next to lake Huron, and see the Mighty Mac, and if you have binocular's to see the Grand Hotel on the porch, this is for you! Queen bed was comfortable and the kitchen had all we needed, though we made a trip into the local store for supplies, we were good to go!

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Keego Harbor, Michigan, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

My finance & I stayed here on a rainy Saturday night & cant wait to go back! We were in a lake front jaccuzi room. It was comfy & private. We want to come back and stay in the cottage next summer. The Beachcomber is a great location, clean, and priced right. The property owners are friendly & helpful. The... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

This was our 3rd stay over the last 14 years and it didn't disappoint us. The room was clean, beds very comfortable, staff friendly and helpful, small but sufficient complimentary breakfast and the view is breathtaking. The price was more than reasonable. This will always be our go to place in mackinaw :)

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Address: 1011 South Huron Avenue/U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City #1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
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Locally owned and operated on beautiful Lake Huron in the Straits of Mackinac. Near downtown and Mackinac Island ferries. Beautiful views of Mackinac Bridge and Mackinac Island. Jacuzzi rooms available, as well as lakefront housekeeping cottage that sleeps six. ... more   less 
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