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Bayside Hotel of Mackinaw

726 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Grand Rapids Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Don't bother to stay at the Bayside Hotel in Mackinac City. Our room the carpet was dirty with huge stains. The blanket was stained, worn, and not sure when last it was cleaned. The bathroom was just OK, nothing special at all. It looked like in order to clean the grout on the floor tiles they merely painted them a... More 

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New Buffalo, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Just got back from a 4-night stay at the Bayside. The women at the front desk were very helpful and friendly every time I talked with them. The room was decent, although the air conditioning was leaking in the room. It was kept clean, water pressure was good, plenty of hot water. TV worked fine, as did the small refrigerator.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

the rooms were awful, from the dirty walls, clogged sink, cracked tile, air conditioner leaking and the window curtain that don't cover the window. I would not recommend staying here ever again. I've tried to contact the manager since sept 16 when we checked out and guess what nothing!

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Holland, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Dirty rooms, dirty smelly carpet throughout hotel, terrible breakfast, ran out of breakfast food items within an hour, wifi did not work, very uncomfortable beds, mold in bathroom, water play structure & pool were the only good thing about hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I bumped up my rating a bit to offset some of the negative karma in other reviews. This is, in my experience, a perfectly decent hotel. By the Tinseltown standards of Mackinaw City, it's down-market, to be sure; but my room, on two separate nights (different nights; I was off on a trip in between), was clean, quiet, and secure.... More 

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toronto, ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Booked this hotel on Hotwire (not the one I wanted or thought I was going to get). Problem was we were driving from 8 hours away and we didn't want to be stuck without a hotel. The prices on hotel.com about 2 weeks out were over $200 per room. We wanted to pay in Canadian dollars, so did it this... More 

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is awful. Dirty and cheap there was mildew all over our room. They wanted to charge extra for everything. The pool is not in this hotel but the one next door. The continental breakfast is next door. At $70 a night I would expect it to at least be clean.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Three families made reservations in June so that we could meet here and enjoy the beauty of Mackinac Island. Upon our arrival, we were informed that all of "our rooms had been destroyed by teenage girls". After digging a little further, and speaking to the "owner" Benny, he admitted to over booking the hotel and since we had booked at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Do not waste your money on this hotel. The WiFi doesn't work past the lobby and the staff isn't concerned about anything other than talking to their boyfriends on the phone while you stand there and wait. The breakfast all comes from a can and is the filthiest mess you will ever witness - 50 plus people from 3 hotels... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

online photos make you think this is a well run, clean hotel. Don't be fooled. I travel a great deal, and this is awful qualify for the price. Pine sol cannot cover up the rustic scent of sweaty socks and ciagrettes. We were stunned to observe windows screwed closed in the breakfast room -- if there was a fire, nobody... More 

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