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Beachcomber Motel on the Water

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1011 South Huron Avenue/U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Beachcomber Motel on the Water
Ranked #4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room very clean staff very helpful and friendly. The view of the lake and bridge are awesome. With these views you would expect to pay alot more. My family and I come up here 2or3 times in the summer we plan on making this our new home away from home.

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Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beachcomber was very clean. I slept great so the mattress was good. They had an HBO channel to watch on TV. They had a nice little breakfast every morning.The other guests were quiet and considerate. The beach had an area for a fire with nice seating around it. The beach was ok but a little grassy. There is no pool... More

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Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a clean, convenient and inexpensive place to stay in Mackinaw City and was getting very discouraged by all of the negative reviews I was finding for so many of the hotels there. Then I found the Beachcomber and saw that it had so many positive reviews. I decided to give it a try. I am so... More

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Lansing MI
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight before going over to Mackinac Island for the rest of the weekend. The Beachcomber isn't fancy but it was very clean and quiet with a comfortable bed. Friendly check-in staff and we appreciated the larger than usual parking spaces. The only negative would be the tiny shower. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again the next... More

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Holly, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant stay. Very close to Mackinac Island ferries. Clean rooms. Friendly, helpful staff. No crazy hustle and bustle like the hotels less than a mile away. I would stay here again, and I would recommend friends to stay here, the rates are much more reasonable then the hotels just around the corner also.

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Winnipeg, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

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 July 11, 2014 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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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

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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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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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