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Bayside Hotel of Mackinaw

726 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Bayside Hotel of Mackinaw
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was not terrible, however it felt very dirty all around. We found a very large bug in our room with numerous hairs in our tub (that were not ours). The free waterpark was nice for kids. If you are looking for fast wi-fi however, this place doesn't have it. The front desk staff very friendly and helpful. All... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I should start out by saying that other than the breakfast there was nothing really wrong with this hotel. We were with a group tour and this hotel was probably chosen because it was cheap. We probably would not have stayed here on our own given what appear to be nicer (but probably more expensive) choices in the area. It... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice folks! They gave us a direct beach view room for the the property view room price... not that those views were bad. We moved to this hotel after a night at the Bridge Vista Beach. We would have stayed there longer, but our room was booked for the following night. Our move to the Bayside Hotel was a good... More 

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Marine City, Michigan
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel was ok but the staff ruined the experience and we will never stay here again. The front desk receptionist was rude and seemed bothered by helping guests. We discussed check out policies while checking in and were told that early check out was ok, and when we had to check out earlier than planned, the same clerk told... More 

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Lisle, Illinois
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were planning to visit Mackinac Island and stay for a couple of days. Used Hotwire to book a room under their secret hot rate hotel. Got this one in their deal. Since the hotel will be revealed only after you lock in the payment, you cannot change anything. I was really upset about this one after reading a lot... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We booked this room due to location next to Star Line Ferry and rate was reasonable. The room was not very clean. Stains on wall, cob webs in corners. Bedding seemed clean and room smelled fine. Breakfast was horrible. It is shared with the suites next door. We walked in about 10 minutes to 10AM and the room looked like... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I meant to post this a few months ago when I was staying but due to some internet issues I was unable to post it at the time. I wrote this review at 5AM... First of all this hotel inside does not look anything like the pictures online showing newly redone rooms. This place is old, think circa 1995 with... More 

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Fairfax, VA
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I recently spent 4 nights at The Bayside Hotel in Mackinaw City and it was the longest 4 nights of my life. I have traveled all over the world and this by far was the worst place I have ever encountered. Diamond Tours should be ashamed of themselves for putting people up in this dump! Because of this experience I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

$289.00 for a horrible stay! Cob webs all over the hotel, dirty laundry in the hall ways, very bad service, and a rotten breakfast. The whole place smelled of mold and mildew. Their website makes it look great, BEWARE!!! When we complained, the lady at the desk claimed "it's not my place!" and refused to give me the owner's name... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

The hotel sign said Grand opening. Seemed like there were some details that needed tending to prior to that were left undone. There was a different hotel name on the phone and no information sheet. The beds were very firm. Breakfast is shared with the comfort inn next door and so was pandemonium. We did not have time to use... More 

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