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Great Lakes Inn

150 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful time we had there.Very comfortable and clean.The staff there was very friendly and helpful as well.Carol the owner was a hoot.Love her!I am looking forward to next year.Great place!The childre enjoyed the pools and yes we enjoyed the hot tub.Keep up the good work all you at Great Lakes Inn. Hope to see you next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had an incredible two night stay here while visiting northern Michigan. The owner, Carol, is wonderful! Channelle was fabulous too as well as the others here. Personal attention led us to feel like we were a welcome addition to the family! We'll visit again!

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this through Booking.com and was a bit worried. All my concerns were soon forgotten once we arrived. The owner was AWESOME! Extremely friendly, helpful and doing all she can as she recently took charge of the property. It is an older motel, but rooms extremely clean; microwave and refrigerator a plus; and we loved the location. About 15 minute... More 

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Grand Rapids
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was mostly clean, needs a good updating, the outdoor pool could use a good cleaning or update. staff were friendly. for what we paid for it was fine but will look elsewhere next time. it was close by to everything and didn't realize they had a shuttle service for the ferry to mackinaw island. we didn't notice any breakfast... More 

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Adrian, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine stay. Clean room. Rested well. About what I expected. No real difference from other chain motels that I have stayed at. Wifi worked fine. Breakfast was a bit minimal. Did not experience excessive noise from either the street or other rooms.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in was fine, and the grounds are attractive and the property well-located--close to the downtown area and immediate access to the bridge. Rooms have both a small refrigerator and microwave. Our room was just unpleasant. We had a 2-queen, and one of the beds had a musty smell. There are thin sheets on the basic mattresses, no mattress protectors,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll never book here again. I booked through their own website, not a third party, and received a confirmation email. When I came into the hotel to check in (with my confirmation email in hand) there was no record of my reservation. The woman at the desk just kept telling me they were full and there were no rooms left... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst experience with a business I've had in my life. I can't comment on the quality of the rooms because we never made it that far! I made a reservation through the hotel's website, not a third party like Travelocity, on July 17 for a one night stay on August 8. My wife and I drove 10 hours and arrived... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No one to greet us at the front desk. Had to call out for assistance. Not even a bell on the front desk. The owner (Carol) came out on the phone, and made us wait five minutes while she finished her call. Owner didn't know which rooms were clean or available. Said: "I'll be right back" and ran outside to... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stayed overnight with the family and was pleasantly surprised by how nice this was; will definitely consider this place first next time we are in the area. Positives: Clean rooms, plenty of towels, fridge and microwave, free Wi-Fi performed well, soap / shampoo provided, bedding and overall carpet condition good. Indoor and outdoor pools well maintained. Did not experience any... More 

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