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Starlite Budget Inns

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   116 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Ranked #27 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013
Jerymar Palos Park, Illinois
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

The service was good, but my room was dirty. Slugs climbing on walls, flies, spiders, cobwebs, finger smears on walls and water smelled like sewage. Room smelled musty and breakfast was pretty much first come first serve, stale bagels. Will not return to this motel again.

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Mackinaw City, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Came here because the other nearby hotels were full. Regret ensued. The first room that we were assigned to was a mess - first and foremost, the electricity was completely dead. Two beds were crammed haphazardly into a tiny room, hardly bigger than a walk in closet, and one of the beds had no bedding. We were transferred to a... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed here only because we had been traveling all day and were tired from driving and driving around trying to find a place to stay. It was Labor Day weekend so most places were charging WAAY too much for a basic room. We got a room that had dirty fingerprints alllll over the walls (would be so easy to... More

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Palos Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Highly recommended. Bonnie, the owner/manager, does a great job and gives recommendations for the area. rooms were clean, breakfast was excellent. Outdoor pool was nice and there were bar-b-q grills for guests to use on the spacious grounds.

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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Starlight budget inn two nights. The pool was filthy. The WiFi wasn't working. The room had an old stale musty smell. No coffee in room as advertised. We found numerous spiders in the room. Shower pressure was a trickle and not very warm. Snack room only had pop. Thought we would save some money, lesson learned.

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North Canton, Ohio
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stayed here for two nights. It was old, but very clean. The room smelled a bit musty but we were not in it that much. Just at night to crash. Bonnie, the manager or maybe owner, was awesome. She was very helpful with any questions. The free breakfast was ok but small. Mostly oatmeal, cereal and bagels. The water... More

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Port Austin, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We booked this room as one of our stops on our way to the UP for a vacation. It is important to us to have a CLEAN room and we thought it would be after reading some reviews; however, our room WAS NOT clean! There was a "distinctive" unpleasant odor as soon as you entered the room and the "free"... More

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Midland, Michigan
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

On booking and check-in, staff was friendly and helpful. Price was good and had clean sheets/towels. But mattress was very hard (not firm - hard) - so we didn't sleep well. Was told there was a hot tub but had broken pump, free breakfast was not furnished - had to travel to another hotel, and coffee pot that was delivered... More

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Booked this for Labor Day weekend primarily for the cheaper price ($140). Rooms were decent and clean; we had a patio with 2 chairs. Also on the property were picnic tables, wooden swing, playground area (swings, slide, sand area, basketball hoop). Breakfast was included but it was nothing to write home about (bagels, biscuits and gravy, instant oatmeal, cereal, juice,... More

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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

Clean and very quite. Owner made sure everything was perfect. We would stay there again. The rate was great for our budget. It is very close to downtown. Without all the foot traffic of the downtown hotels. This is the place you need to stay.

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Also Known As:
Starlite Budget Inns Hotel Mackinaw City
Starlite Budget Inns Hotel
Budget Inn Starlite
Address: 116 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #27 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Starlite Budget Inns 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Up-north hospitality at an affordable price. Close to downtown, entertainment, shopping, restaurant, island ferries and Mackinaw bridge. Free breakfast, playground, heated pool, jacuzzi and many other amenities. ... more   less 
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