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Fairview Beachfront Inn & Waterpark

907 South Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701 (Formerly Aqua Grand Inn & Waterpark)
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I only booked this hotel because I got such cheap rates with my flight. Never again! You get what you pay for! As soon as we saw the location of the rooms we asked for an upgrade to rooms on the beach. We were given those at no extra charge, but we had to move back to the other room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Checked in hotel not busy. Nice room very clean only issue was fridge needed defrosting and bed rock hard. Otherwise friendly clerk and wonderful view. Was scared to stay when I read reviews. I think the bad ratings stayed in older part of building. But who knows.

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Leslie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

I was hesitant to stay after reading some other reviews, but was very pleased with our stay. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Our rooms were clean and what we reserved. In fact, one was upgraded to the corner suite. The kids loved the water park and we loved the huge hot tub. We would stay again. Great value.

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Sanford, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Old smelly room, non friendly host at desk, no towels at pool or water park, not enough parking for guest, beach front was not clean just not a place to stay if you want a nice room, if you just want to sleep beds felt like they should of been put in the trash

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

The lady at the front desk was extremley rude and didn't want to honor the trip adviser price and i left my 90 dollar swim suit in the bathtub by accident. Called 4 hours later amd asked if they could mail it to mw and the procceded to tell me my bathing suit wasnt there. When i know it was.... More 

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Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We found this hotel online. The hotel website looked very nice. Hot breakfast, waterpark, close proximity to downtown Mackinac.We should have checked the reviews, but we learned the hard way! The front desk staff were not very friendly. They sent us on our way without telling us where our rooms were located or where/when breakfast was served.Our rooms were clean,... More 

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East Lansing
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The kids loved both waterparks privileges that came with the hotel stay, I loved the complimentary breakfasts. The beach was close-by and there was plenty of shopping and dining within a short walk. At this price, you should be savvy enough not to expect Marriott-style décor and instead enjoy the beach, your family, lots of laughter, and all the money... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

First off we left a day early even though we had already booked for 4 nights after. They gave us a room off to the side that looks like a dirty motel but since it would only by for the 1 night then we'd get moved to a supposed nice beachfront room we thought we'd suck it up and deal... More 

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Circle Pines, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We came upon this hotel by accident. We generally stay at a different location in Mackinaw City but decided to change things up a bit this time. The rooms were very clean and well kept. It had a balcony over looking Lake Huron. We were here during the off season and the price couldn't be beat!!!!!!! They have a water... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

First, Beachfront is deceiving. only a portion of the rooms are "beachfront". Water park??? Had a huge group Jacuzzi, and a few fountains out of the floor, really not what an accommodation advertised as a water park should be, but a nice pool separate of the "water park" The real down side was a foreign, although attractive clerk that obviously... More 

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